It's Halo - anything Halo is good.
Anyone into the universe of Halo can't miss any of the games, and, fortunately, none of them disappoint. ODST is different in tone and game play from its predecessors but still great fun with a decent-length campaign and, of course, the famous Firefight m/p mode. The many night sequences are unique with an enhanced HUD display that seems a little artificial but indespensible in the dark streetscapes. There is great variety in the chapters, from open outdoor landscapes, to linear highway runs, to indoor corridors. Another distinction is the chronology that jumps around as you assume the roles of various squad members and it may take two runs through campaign to get it all straight. There is one really great Scorpion sequence through the heart of the city. The A.I. is quite smart and will figure out if you take an alternative approach to the next skirmish. Very cool.
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