X360A Review: Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
Written Friday, November 18, 2011 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
Holy flaming shoes? Has it really been ten years since the Xbox and Halo: Combat Evolved came along and changed the world forever and ever? A whole decade has already passed since we were running around lush green vistas and shiny sci-fi facilities as the Master Chief, shooting Elites with a Needler? Time flies when you're having fun...
Thankfully, in this day and age we can revisit old games as lovingly polished up remakes with HD visuals, and feel some pangs of nostalgia while we're at it. But does Halo: Combat Evolved manage to invoke that warm and fuzzy rose-tinted feeling, or is it showing its age? Can remastered HD visuals and audio bring a ten-year old game up to date, or is it like injecting an old person full of botox and collagen?