CCPrime #57 - May 2018 - Halo: Combat Evolved

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CCPrime #57 - May 2018 - Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by Musty Hobbit » Fri May 04, 2018 6:21 pm

For the first time in CCPrime history we are playing a game exclusive to the Xbox family of consoles, single-handedly responsible for bringing Microsoft into the fold as a major playing in the console market and setting Bungie up as one of the great game developers of the modern era.

Halo: Combat Evolved is a first person shooter set in the twenty-sixth century, with the player assuming the role of the Master Chief, a cybernetically enhanced supersoldier. The player is accompanied by Cortana, an artificial intelligence who occupies the Master Chief's neural interface. Players battle the Covenant, a multi-species faction of aliens, as they attempt to uncover the secrets of the eponymous Halo, a ring-shaped artificial world.

Available on the original Xbox, Xbox360 (as Halo: Anniversary), and XboxOne (as part of the Master Chief Collection), Halo also includes a robust multiplayer suite that has set the standard for console and online multiplayer for generations of gamers.

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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by Musty Hobbit » Fri May 04, 2018 6:42 pm

One of the big points that was made when this game came out what how "smart" the AI is for the enemy characters, and increasingly so on higher difficulties - anyone making a run at Legendary?
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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by BuriedOnMars » Fri May 04, 2018 8:21 pm

I'm tempted to play my PC version just to show Musty that this game isn't "exclusive to the Xbox family of consoles".

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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by alatinolawyer » Sat May 05, 2018 12:15 pm

Master Race!!

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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by Musty Hobbit » Sun May 06, 2018 6:42 pm

I too own that port that Gearbox did for PC. Apologies Mars, I hope you'll forgive me, or at least join us on console for some multiplayer at some point throughout the month.
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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by BuriedOnMars » Mon May 07, 2018 11:37 pm

I checked my games and it turns out I only have Halo 2 on PC. So yes, I will be playing through on the Xbone via the Master Chief collection but it will be a solo affair. I do not have Xbox Live.

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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by Kathryn » Tue May 08, 2018 2:18 pm

BuriedOnMars wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 11:37 pm
I checked my games and it turns out I only have Halo 2 on PC. So yes, I will be playing through on the Xbone via the Master Chief collection but it will be a solo affair. I do not have Xbox Live.
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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by Round2Gaming » Wed May 09, 2018 1:10 am

Decided to play this month on the original Xbox. Played through Halo 2 to Halo 5 last year, but it's been a while since Halo: Combat Evolved.

I'm at Truth and Reconciliation right now - probably my favourite level of the game. Something so satisfying about the intro snipe-sequence and then the all-out grenade-a-thon at the end.

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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by alatinolawyer » Wed May 09, 2018 11:23 am

Dean is your Zelda Art & Artifacts still in shrink wrap? MAN!

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Re: CCPrime Ep. 57 Halo: Combat Evolved

Post by Musty Hobbit » Wed May 16, 2018 3:32 pm

How are things progressing with everyone?

ADDefense and I connected for some MP for a bit last weekend - anyone around/available for some over the next week?
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