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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Xbox 360)

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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a re-release of Halo: Combat Evolved for the Xbox 360, intended to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Halo series.

The anniversary edition comes with the same single player campaign, the only difference being that the player can switch between the graphics engine used in the original Combat Evolved (for identical graphics to the original), or switch to the same graphics engine used in Halo: Reach (for more modern graphics) at any point during the campaign, even mid session. The campaign also supports co operative gameplay.

The multiplayer portion of the game has all the same maps featured in the original as well as several new ones, and like the single player, players can switch between the classic and modern graphics at any point during the session. The multiplayer has also been enhanced with some of the features from the more recent Halo games including emblems, weapon loadouts, customisable armour and selectable gender.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary also supports Xbox 360 achievements, and it also has both HD and 3D graphics.


Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Too bad the sniper doesn't come with a silencer.
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Enemy installations are vast and open.
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Use grenades against shielded enemies or enemies in cover.
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 The warhog (original).

Alternate Titles

  • "Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversaire" -- French title

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Nov 16, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Worth Playing Dec 14, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Xbox360Achievements Nov 18, 2011 83 out of 100 83
Xboxygen Nov 25, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) Nov 14, 2011 8 out of 10 80
JeuxActu Nov 18, 2011 16 out of 20 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 23, 2011 78 out of 100 78 Nov 25, 2011 14 out of 20 70
Splitkick Mar 09, 2012 7 out of 10 70
HonestGamers Nov 20, 2011 6 out of 10 60


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havoc of smeg (12492) added Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Xbox 360) on Nov 12, 2011