Archive:Halo Waypoint/2014 to 2020/Games

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These archives are based on Halo Waypoints site in the Games Section between October 13, 2014 and the website update in 2020.

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Halo Infinite

Main article: /Halo Infinite

The Master Chief returns in the next chapter of the legendary franchise in Halo Infinite. Developed by 343 Industries and created with the studio’s new Slipspace Engine, Halo Infinite debuted at the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing with a thrilling engine demo that provides a glimpse into the future of the Halo franchise that leads it into new and unexpected directions.

Halo: Fireteam Raven

Main article: /Halo: Fireteam Raven

Halo: Fireteam Raven is a cooperative arcade sci-fi shooting game from arcade legends Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix in a unique partnership with 343 Industries. Set in the timeframe of Halo: Combat Evolved, this new arcade experience hot-drops players feet first into the boots of Fireteam Raven – a group of elite Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODST) on the surface of Alpha Halo fighting alongside the Master Chief and the rest of the UNSC as they try desperately to prevent the alien Covenant alliance from taking control of the ancient superweapon.

Halo Wars 2

Main article: /Halo Wars 2

After decades adrift and declared “lost with all hands,” the brave crew of the UNSC Spirit of Fire are mysteriously awoken above an ancient Forerunner haven known as the Ark. In Halo Wars 2, Captain Cutter and his crew will face one of humanity’s most formidable threats yet: The Banished – a fierce and powerful Brute faction led by a cunning and lethal warrior known as Atriox.

Halo 5: Forge

Main article: /Halo 5: Forge

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Halo 5: Guardians

Main article: /Halo 5: Guardians

Peace is shattered when colony worlds are unexpectedly attacked. But when humanity's greatest hero goes missing, a new Spartan is tasked with hunting the Master Chief and solving a mystery that threatens the entire galaxy.

Halo: Spartan Strike

Main article: /Halo: Spartan Strike

You are a Spartan supersoldier in this classified ONI simulation that starts during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Lead UNSC troops through numerous missions battling against new enemies to save Earth from being overtaken.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Main article: /Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Honoring the iconic hero and his epic journey, the Master Chief’s entire story is brought together as The Master Chief Collection, a collection of all four Halo games, including the remastered Halo 2: Anniversary, all at Xbox One visual fidelity and 60 fps.

Halo: Spartan Assault

Main article: /Halo: Spartan Assault

Hone your tactical skills and play through the historic first missions of the Spartan Ops program as Commander Palmer in this fast paced top-down shooter. Engage in 30 exciting campaign missions or team-up on Xbox Live and fight with a friend against wave after wave of the nightmarish Flood in the online co-op multiplayer mode.

Halo 4

Main article: /Halo 4

Four years after the events of Halo 3, the Master Chief returns in this award-winning first-person shooter. Battle through the campaign and explore the Forerunner planet, Requiem, as the Chief faces off with an ancient evil. Test your skills against familiar Covenant foes and new Promethean enemies in solo mode or with up to three friends on split-screen. With Xbox Live Gold Membership, access the online multiplayer and Spartan Ops missions.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

Main article: /Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a spectacular remastered version of the original game, created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of the most beloved first-person shooters in gaming history. Bundled with seven of the most popular multiplayer maps in Halo history ready for Xbox Live, Halo: Anniversary includes a bounty of new features including cooperative play over Xbox Live, Achievements, new challenges, and new fiction to uncover.

Halo: Reach

Main article: /Halo: Reach

Experience the story before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved as you fight to defend the planet Reach from a harrowing Covenant invasion. In this first-person shooter you can customize your own Spartan with armor and accessories to experience both a pulse-pounding campaign and addictive multiplayer mode. Reach will fall, but it won't go down without a fight.

Halo 3: ODST

Main article: /Halo 3: ODST

New Mombasa is in ruins, yet the fight is far from over. Halo 3: ODST drops players onto the streets of the besieged city in this first-person shooter. Assume the role of “The Rookie”, an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper, and discover the truth behind the Covenant invasion. Engage in intense online multiplayer battles with the complete collection of Halo 3 multiplayer maps – including three all-new battlefields – and join your teammates in Firefight, a new cooperative mode that pits you against waves of Covenant invaders.

Halo Wars

Main article: /Halo Wars

The Covenant has declared war on humanity, and Harvest is the first battleground. Set 21 years before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo Wars is an exciting real-time strategy game set in the legendary Halo universe. In this unique installment in the Halo franchise, players experience the epic battles that marked the beginning of the Covenant War. With the UNSC Spirit of Fire at their disposal, players fight in the intense and enormous conflicts that would define humanity's relentless heroism in its darkest hour.

Halo 3

Main article: /Halo 3

With humanity on the verge of extinction, only one hero can change its fate. The epic first-person shooter trilogy concludes in Halo 3, as Master Chief returns to finish the fight, bringing the conflict between the Covenant, the Flood, and humanity to a dramatic, pulse-pounding climax.

Halo 2

Main article: /Halo 2

The unthinkable has happened: the Covenant has found Earth. In Halo 2, the trilogy continues with the Master Chief as the only thing standing between the relentless Covenant and the destruction of all humankind. Meanwhile, within the Covenant a deadly plot is about to be unleashed that will shatter that ancient alien alliance. Halo 2 broke the mold of first-persons shooter with its deep campaign experienced through the eyes of both the Master Chief and his nemesis, the Arbiter. It also revolutionized multiplayer with its variety of multiplayer maps and intense game types.

Halo: Combat Evolved

Main article: /Halo: Combat Evolved

It's the sci-fi first-person shooter that started it all. As the Master Chief - a genetically enhanced super soldier - players must fight off the merciless Covenant and unlock the secrets of the mysterious and ancient ringworld known of Halo to save humanity from extinction. Experience incredible mission variety, play solo or cooperatively with a friend, and engage in intense split screen multiplayer shootouts.