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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Xbox 360)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Too bad the sniper doesn't come with a silencer.
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Exiting the pod, tutorial mission (original).
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 The warhog (original).
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360 Approaching the halo ring.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

TheSixthAxis Nov 14, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Worth Playing Dec 14, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine Nov 16, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Xbox360Achievements Nov 18, 2011 83 out of 100 83
Canadian Online Gamers Network Nov 16, 2011 82 out of 100 82
Gamesbeat Nov 15, 2011 82 out of 100 82
JeuxActu Nov 18, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Xboxygen Nov 25, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 15, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Gamekult Nov 17, 2011 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2011 – Best Remake of the Year

havoc of smeg (13018) added Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Xbox 360) on Nov 12, 2011