And this right here is the biggest sin.Hotrod192 wrote:Gameplay-wise? Yeah, it was pretty good. Everything was smooth, challenging and felt good. I'm not sure I'm a fan of the whole squad mechanic, but it wasn't the worst.
As for the story? Horrible. Terrible. Worst Halo game story by a landslide. It was cliché, a total departure from what was set up in Halo 4, made no sense, and the lack of Blue Team sucked. The writing was terrible, and so much potential went to waste. But I have to say, I'm not surprised at all. The lead writer was the same as Spartan Ops, Halo : Initiation and Halo : Escalation, which were far from fantastic as well. The Didact apparently was completely forgotten, and Jul was killed just to make Locke look cool. And Dr. Halsey and Palmer are suddenly best friends now, somehow? And Cortana somehow accudentally stumbled upon the Domain, which was destroyed when the Halo rings fired. Oh, and that's after not dying.
Honestly, it was like a bad fan fiction. While the gameplay is fun, I can't say that I trust 343i to create a good Halo campaign again. At least, not until they hire a new, competent lead writer.
Because we all know how much everyone loved spartan ops /s