they truly have pushed this console to its best potential graphically with this game and the multiplayer is addicting and fun and this is coming from someone who sux at the game but its so much fun that I really want to get better at the game despite me getting owned at it. the single player is amazing as well I like how spartan ops coincides with the main story.
I have played and beat every halo on legendary halo 1 was hard, halo 2 was easy so was halo 3, but this halo is the hardest to play alone. The campaign may be different from all other halos. Many people complain about the art detail, but I don’t understand it I think 343i did an amazing job at Halo 4's art it looks amazing. Also other people complain about the multiplayer. Sure the multiplayer feels a little strange at first but I like it. It takes my fav games MW2 and Halo 3 and then combines’ them together. It is a little unbalanced with the classes but so were MW3, MW2, Black Ops, and every other game with classes. There is an easy way to get lots of credits all you need is the default assault rifle. All the guns got a completely new sound due to Bungie not handing over the rights but the new sounds are more realistic and sound much better than anything bungie could ever do. I really don’t like on map though it's ragnorak or Valhalla. It is based on one thing the Mantis the mantis is a mech with rockets a MG and a stomp that instant kills. It has to be the most over powered thing in all of halo. There is only one more complaint about halo 4. Ordinance Drops. These stupid drops dictate the entire map and game. For instance Exile it features a tank yes I know this seem over powered there being one tank, but the blue team gets a rocket, gauss hog, and high ground. Red team gets a tank, mongoose, Chain gun Hog. The rocket ordinance kills the tank instantly then blue team can come in and wipe red team out fast in BTB. That leads to the unbalanced power in almost all of their few maps. Yet over all Halo 4 is a great start, and i believe will be an amazing series!(SHOW MASTER CHIEFS FACE ALREADY 343i!)
Having played the original Halo and Halo 2 and loving them, Halo 3 is my favorite. Other Halo games in the series pale in comparison. If the only games you've played are ODST and/or Reach, you may love this game. There are very few brand new abilities that make this game's campaign worth a second go. I finished the game in 3 days. Got a message saying thanks for playing the campaign and that there's new play styles online and challenges. All I could do is sigh and say enough is enough. I prefer the freeplay style of Borderlands even though that is getting boring too. Having to run through Halo with constantly having to interrupt the battles to search for alternative weapons and ammo gets tedious and breaks up the gameplay so much so, it's no longer fun. I may pick up a copy in a year or so when it's $20 new, not worth $60 new.