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Halo 5: Guardians

343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios
Oct 27, 2015 - Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

85%

Critics Recommend

IGN
9 / 10
Eurogamer
Recommended
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
Polygon
9 / 10
Giant Bomb
4 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Halo 5: Guardians

Where single-player has its successes and failures, Halo 5's multiplayer is one big, sustained high point.

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A solid campaign and wonderful competitive multiplayer sees 343 finally make its mark on Halo.

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The story campaign is a mild disappointment but the multiplayer is a bold reinvention of the Halo experience, that should keep the series fresh for years to come.

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Not a bad game, but frustratingly one that succeeds despite its innovations, not because of them. An enjoyable campaign, but not a truly convincing one.

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A strong new entry, but veteran players may feel like the series has moved away from some of its previously established pillars

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Like Spartan Locke and his team, 343 is chasing after something bigger than itself, and with Halo 5: Guardians, it comes close. Now if only it could reach out its arm and take hold.

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Halo 5 offers some of the best multiplayer the series has ever seen

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You'll spot some rough edges and notice some omissions, but Halo 5 looks great, plays well, and has enough options to keep you coming back.

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