Halo: Combat Evolved (Windows)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (392 votes)3.6

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Windows 143 3.4
      Acting 3.4
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 3.4
      Graphics 3.5
      Personal Slant 3.1
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 3.3
Macintosh 18 3.1
      Acting 3.0
      AI 3.0
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.1
      Personal Slant 3.1
      Sound / Music 3.4
      Story / Presentation 3.1
Xbox 216 3.8
      Acting 3.6
      AI 3.8
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 3.7
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.6
Xbox 360 15 2.9
      Acting 2.9
      AI 2.9
      Gameplay 2.9
      Graphics 2.7
      Personal Slant 2.9
      Sound / Music 3.3
      Story / Presentation 2.9

User Reviews

Repetitive and shallow FPS that can't hold a candle to the classics of the genre Cor 13 (174226) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Good but very, very over-rated. Lars Hansson (5) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
A fantastic 'smart' first person shooter-- miles ahead of everything before it. ShadowShrike (303) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Hey look, it's Marathon 4! Maury Markowitz (231) unrated
WOW! What a wonderful ride! The Gay Elf (14) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
Life in First-Person Pagen HD (85) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
A finer gaming experience has never been crafted Chris Wright (102) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Bad game selling only because of the name. Evilite (2) 2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars
This game is the SHIT!! The multi-player is amazing!! smokices (3) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
Halo is a bit overrated. Johan Smedjebacka (4) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars