When 343's system-selling space opera gets it right, it gets it so right.
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The way games are now being made, with an eye on the competitive gaming community, the mega-shooter and its peers will ultimately steal the limelight from "real-world" sports stars.
"Built for festivals. Optimized for raging."
Enjoying the luxuries of Halo and shit food during the Iraq War.
A nerdy list of all the important changes in computer games since 2002.
Someone who made the game said they were, so I went to the launch to discover the truth.