Everybody loves a game that features high generation graphics. An attractive and fun gameplay is a certain plus as well. Gamers also look for challenging missions, levels and campaign and multiplayer is one of the most beloved and appreciated ways to enjoy a game. But the true gamers look for the stories behind the game. A fine, well written story can boost a game and ease its way to the very top like nothing else can. At the end of the day, what`s a good, dynamic, challenging experience if it does not feature a sense or it gives you no reason to dream about the world that you are exploring when playing video games? Halo is a perfect example for what a great game is. It has everything a game needs to become a best seller. An the story behind Halo is also very complex and elaborated, well written and even better put in scene. Halo`s Master Chief story will inspire you without any doubts, as most game experts and analysts have stated numerous times. And for sure Halo`s sci fi universe and lore compete with the multiplayer experience offered by the game.
Halo is one of those games that players really enjoy playing in multiplayer mode. And this can be very easy to understand, as it provides one of the most entertaining multiplayer experiences around in the field of gaming. This is why some may find it startling to hear about the single player component of the Halo games, if they are not familiar with the series or if they play games with their friends just for the sake of firing futuristic weapons at each other, which is certainly not a bad thing but it is more to games than that, undoubtedly.
Bungie and 343 Industries are the teams responsible for the sci fi universe that Halo has developed over the years. And they have done a wonderful job. Such a strong story as the one in Halo needs an astonishing environment for its events to unfold. It is no lie that some elements in the sci fi universe created for the Halo series seem like imitations to other famous such environments, but, on the other hand, it brings joy to the fans` hearts to wonder through the stunningly rich lore that Halo features. The game franchise has developed in a considerable way over the years, growing from a rather deathmatch shooter to a complex universe with a creative plot and strong characters. Master Chief, as the most recognizable character in the entire series, is one of them for sure.
Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 or simply called Master Chief is the protagonist of the Halo series. He is a SPARTAN II super soldier, whose genetic characteristics have been modified and bettered under scientific control. Master Chief is basically a force of nature, combined with the most powerful technologies in order to make a super soldier out of him. Even if he is part of the SPARTAN group of such super soldiers, he is one of the last who survived. Most of the SPARTANs were exterminated and that event occurred before the first game in the Halo series.
Even if Master Chief is a walking tech god and has a a fierce power, he does not wander through the events in the Halo universe on its own. The first of Master Chief`s allies that comes to mind is Cortana, an artificial intelligence that has been honored even by Microsoft, naming one of its ambitious project after this famous character in the Halo series, a project that also implies a highly intelligent operating system. Cortana is a proof to the high level of technology that the world has achieved in the Halo universe, being the co pilot of Master Chief. And the hero in Halo certainly has reasons to be thankful to Cortana, as she has saved his life numerous times.
Even if the story in Halo takes place in a future when humans have already arrived on other planets and have established colonies on them, there still is an official governing form to rule over them. It takes the form of the UNSC, an acronym which stands for the United Nations Space Command. The UNSC has been created after earthlings have left their home looking for outer space places to colonize.
An important character in the series is the Covenant, a mix of alien species who form armies of incredible power and who seek the extermination of humans. They are powered by alien tech and by their extreme religious views and still do not represent the greatest threat to the humans.
Halo is a galactic sized weapon designed for spacial coordinates, and also a space station. It holds one of the most destructive secrets for the galaxy.
The Flood is a great name for a species of alien zombie like creatures, that act as parasites. They attack everything and they modify the DNA of the host, thus spreading the infection over the galaxy.
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