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JSTR
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cody30228
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Halo is an over rated hyped up game that does not deliver...

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Started: 1/7/2008 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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JSTR

Pro

I have played all three games of the series, and it does not deliver. It is unoriginal and generic.

The story line is pathetic and the equivalent to tabloids that state big foot was shopping at Macy's last Tuesday. This, in the end, is utter crap.

The gameplay is really basic. There's not much in it that has not been done. Most of the guns are insufficiant killing machines. Wasting round after round on enemies that in reality would have fallen down after a single pistol shot in the foot.

The graphics have been quite sad until the 3rd installment. $65 for another generic game. Fool me once, shame on you Bungie. Fool me twice with dual weilding, shame on me. Fool me thrice, thats it, I am done with it all!

As for sightseeing, I havent seen anything worth looking at other than the dull looking generic Conventant forces.

Multiplayer is the only acceptable part of this game. The Halo world is vast and you can pick a fight with any person anytime, if you have Xbox Live. If you don't, well you're stuck with regular splitscreen multiplayer. Which, unless you're a social Halo player (not many leave the house, or socialize with locals that dont have Xbox Live).

Overall, Halo does not deliver the hype that has been accumilating over the past few years, and I am not going to waste my time or money on Halo Wars, or any other Halo installment from Bungie.
cody30228

Con

All your attacks are against the single player
1. Storyline
2. Gameplay
3. Graphics

You state multi player is acceptable

so
1. Storyline
I must say your opinion about the storyline is simply that. An opinion
If the storyline is sooo bad, why are there:
5 books
3 games
a new game coming up
a possible movie

Have you played the full storyline?
It has mystery, conflict, resolution, suspense, betrayal, developed characters.
It has all the key components, and then some, of some of the better games out there.

The facts claim the storyline is good, your opinion says that it's bad. I say it's good.

2. Gameplay
You claim it is not realistic because it takes many rounds to kill someone.
First, if the real damage for the weapons were used, then it would take one shot to kill with any weapon. There are a handful of guns that kill in one shot. But a plasma rifle? real life would kill one hit. Assault rifle, the starting weapon? it would be the best weapon.
There is a sacrifice of realism for fun. Besides, on Easy, everything dies in about one hit.

You only say it takes a lot of ammo to kill someone. Wow, that does not make a game "over rated" and "hyped up".

3. Graphics
Halo 1's graphics were revolutionary for the original Xbox and so early. Halo 2's Graphics were good, not the best, but Bungie claims they were rushed in production. But Halo 3's graphics, as you agreed are good.

So there is nothing wrong with the graphics. Besides, Mario is fun and has bad graphics.

All your attacks have done nothing to prove Halo is a bad game

GameSpot gave it 10 for 10
so did Game Informer
and who knows who all else

So no, Halo is not an over rated hyped up game that does not deliver.
Debate Round No. 1
JSTR

Pro

JSTR forfeited this round.
cody30228

Con

Come on guys, get the flag, get the flag!!!
BOOM headshot!
OMG i stuck you from 'cross the friggin map!

-Great quotes from Halo 3
Debate Round No. 2
JSTR

Pro

JSTR forfeited this round.
cody30228

Con

My opponent has made no arguments against me.
He leaves everything I have said untouched.
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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by DeATHNOTE 9 years ago
DeATHNOTE
OK JSTR (LASERMAN) wut ever you say, halo beats all, if you cant enjoy BOOOM HEADSHOT!!!!!!!! than you dont enjoy life
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