Best Halo Games

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The Top Ten

1
Halo 3
The Campaign seems to be building to an epic conclusion only to fizzle out into a couple of Flood levels. The Multiplayer and feature set of this game, however, are unsurpassed. Bungie built the greatest online experience of all time with this monumental achievement to interactive entertainment.
This was my first Xbox live game I played. I played it for 4 years and that time was truly amazing, it was the only matchmaking I loved in Halo (never played Halo 2 online), However, all custom games in all games were amazing. The maps were truly special, I know this won't happen, but I want Guardian to be remade in Halo 5, but add on to the map and make it Forge World style. I loved the look and feel of that dark, swampish, jungle-like, forest.
I like this one because it has a lot more action in it while Halo Reach all you do is go around and battle. On Halo 3 there is the awesome warthog run and the scarab battles. This one is the best in my opinion.

haloman4321

[Newest]Great game. Graphics=amazing and plot so perfect go halo reach got edged by a little bit

2Halo Reach
I'm in love with the Noble 6. The are like even "epicer" versions of Master Cheif! The graphics are the best yet, too. This is everything you could ask for in a Halo game. The assualt rifle looks pretty darn fine too.

UlfricStormcloak

This game has the most varied combat (space battles! ), some of the best multiplayer maps (both new and greatest hits), the best post-credits sequence (a level, not a cutscene! ), and Firefight 2.0, which exceeds the original in every way. Fighting through campaign with your own personal Spartan is awesome. Halo 4 had to take some things out (i.E. campaign scoring, theater); this is the only game where it feels like nothing is missing (except MC of course).
If you think I'm wrong then you're a noob, because I think Halo Reach is more fun than Halo 3. I get bored of it easy. I can play Halo Reach all day and not stop and still not be bored. Plus a great story and campaign, with more customizing and epic badges.

Me7676

[Newest]I've played a lot of both 3 and Reach. And I see that Reach is miles above 3. Fire Fight is one reason. Reach's forge is also much better. Reach has a better campaign by far, and better multiplayer to. I asked my friend why he thought 3 was better: he said scarabs. Nothing else. Scarabs are cool, but don't make up for all the ground Reach has on it. I like 4 better than 3 too.
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3Halo 2
It sickens me to see Halo: Reach further up on this list than Halo 2. It's not because Halo: Reach is a bad game, it isn't as deserving of its current placement on this list as Halo 2. Halo 2 was incredible. Halo 2 was a game that was so incredible that reverberation of its momentous innovations echo still not just in the Halo franchise, but also the FPS genre. The ranking system in Halo 2 was marvelous and the map designs were remarkable. Who can forget about that 1-50 ranking system that you can feel invested in because it was strongly and firmly reflective of your skill? Who can forget about those classic maps such as Lockout, Midship, Ivory Tower, Beaver Creek, Ascension, Zanzibar, and Coagulation? Not to mention all the good map packs that came later! However, no game is perfect and Halo 2 had its faults like horribly ugly graphical textures, terribly inconsistent gameplay glitches, and awfully bad design quality. Over all though, Halo 2 was an unbelievably incredible game and while Halo Reach was a good game too it does not compare to the greatness that is Halo 2 if you ask me. Halo 2 was absolutely incredible.
Halo 2 was the absolute pinnacle of the Halo series, it took the first game and expanded upon it while keeping things simple. maybe on a technical level Halo 3 and Reach are better games, but Halo 2 just has a certain air about it that makes it a true classic and standout in the series
By far the best with only a few shortcomings. Amazing dual campaign with constant action and several Easter eggs. Very unique weapons vehicles. Graphics are stellar for there time and are enjoyable even today with some incredibly beautiful scenery to boot. The music is truly a masterpiece including bands like Breaking Benjamin and Incubus. The online multiplayer is the best of all the Halos. It is balanced and has a skill curb just high enough to challenge experienced players while low enough for those with less of an aptitude for competitive gaming. Add to that fun maps with some interactivity and great team based and solo gametypes it is truly the best and purest game in the franchise. So sad that they took the online for it down.
[Newest]That should be number one
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4Halo 4
Worst game ever!

1. I did not like the campaign because it did not feel like I was fighting for humanity, rather I felt like I was fighting for personal gain. Although I do have to give respect that you did save the human race.

2. The graphics from halo 3 seemed more realistic than in halo 4 because the graphics from halo 4 seemed like a really good cartoon anime.

3. the human guns sounded screechy and the covenant weapons sounded too human.

4. The multiplayer was terrible because it did not have elites and infection and the "kill streak" system did not seem balanced

5. The forge was terrible because the building blocks looked ugly and just overall harder to create what you want to.

6. Too many spartans. Previously in the franchise marines would be like: "whoa is that a spartan, NO WAY". now in halo 4 they basically but marines into spartan armor and call them "spartans" and their not really that "powerful" as they once seemed.

7. The ending of the game
I love the campaign, it is the most emotional story out of all the games. I love the graphics and the audio, also the best in the series. The multiplayer and forge took a step back but it was still satisfying and fun. Oh, there's also Forward Unto Dawn.
If you start from Halo 4, like I did, and go backwards...the old halo games are not playable. The graphics even on Halo 3 are garbage. The gameplay on Halo 3 is rusty. 343 has knocked it out of the park. Bungie fans are confusing nostalgia with actual game play.
[Newest]Best game I've played

5Halo: Combat Evolved
This is lower than HALO 4?! Seriously?! This is the game that started it all! This had more action than any other game! Yeah it had stuff that we didn't like but it was still AWESOME! I remember the first time playing 343 guilty spark when I encountered the flood. but nowadays when I play it I still get a chill up my spine hearing that eerie background music and the noise of the infection forms crawling around! Then at those intense moments when there is a zealot in the room invisible with a sword, THAT moment taught me. "if you see ANYTHING moving that isn't human, shoot it"

But honestly I thought this was the most MAJOR jump in the FPS series and was the best game I have ever played!

Zombieman99

Best fps ever, and one of the greatest games ever. Had the most open campaign, with levels that are still a blast to play today. Multiplayer is also great, with outstanding maps such as Hang em' High, Sidewinder, and of course Blood Gulch. LAN parties with this game are to date one of the greatest experiences you can have in all of video games. Truly a masterpiece which deserves to be higher on this list.
The game that started it all. The nostalgia, the music the grunts running away like cowards while you attempt to stick them. No better feeling when you first step out of that pod and see a huge ring whilst that eerie music plays in the background. Who could forget the waves of covenant falling out of the gravity lift. I could go on and on. What a game
[Newest]Shame on you halo 4!


6Halo 3: ODST
I love how this game speaks it's own language - it's brilliant how Bungie came up with a different style for Halo... But improving it? Darn, this is by far the best Halo game yet.

UlfricStormcloak

It may not be the best Halo, but I really thoguht it was a great game, especially with the multiplayer. I played with a friend of mine online and it was so fun, we plyed for three hours.
A great underrated game

7Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
Here is what it is: a game recreating the original best selling combat evolved. The game that introduced us to the one and only master chief. And what the anniversary here does is recreate the best campaign ever created into the same gameplay, just with WAY better graphics. Not to mention adding a great multiplayer the original game never had. Plus achievements and terminals, and if you have a Kinect, then I reccomend you to try out the inspect feature that will let you check out things in detail! Great game!
Best game, better graphics... Pretty sweet
What it's the same damn thing but better

8Halo Wars
Strategy games are what I play. Shooter Strategy = Epic masterpiece. Completely clever and high end strategy game. And it's not as violent! So mommy plays too!

UlfricStormcloak

Completely underrated. I could spend hours playing private game with my friend in this.
A good twist from normal halo

9Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Why the hate this game is all of them except wars and reach ( oust Is confirmed for it in the future) the multiplayer may be a bit dodgy but a future update is sure to fix this. The campaigns are worth the price alone.
I think although there are some glitches with the game the graphics on halo 2 is so amazing me and my friend were shocked. you can also tell they changed halo 4 and 3 with some sounds and picture
It might have bad multiplayer but the campaign is smooth and an update will hopefully fix everything soon

10Halo: Combat Evolved Custom Edition
Why is it that this outstanding game is beaten by halo wars, I mean halo wars is not even first person and its not halo. Halo custom edition is awesome it is a new way of playing halo its still first person also you don't need to mod the game to get cool vehicles like the pelican, the phantom even a fuel rod ghost and a dropship

IT NEEDS FAR MORE VOTES IN MY OPINION HALO WARS COME DOWN TO NO.9

The Contenders

11Halo (Xbox One)
You get your own ship and can travel to different plants and store your stuff in your ship including transports
It's called halo 5 guardians and it hasn't come out yet
Please don't be exclusive to Xbox One, I highly doubt that I'm getting one.
It's not going to be on the 360. To that other guy who commented on this, that's what he meant.
[Newest]It hasn't came out.

12Halo 5: Guardians
As long it has a cool campaign as cool modes like the flood mode hare it will be good as long as 343 don't mess it up like halo 4 what do you think? Shall the new flood mode should happen.
Its not even out yet, laugh out loud
This is on the list twice.

13Halo 6
Pretty sure this doesn't exist
Yep, best game ever!

14Halo: Spartan Assault
I know Spartan Assault is bad but how is it worse than 2 games that haven't even come out yet
Because we saw the trailer

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