Halo 2, to buy or not to buy?

Discussion in 'Games, Gaming & Game-demos' started by Alexraptor, May 22, 2008.

  1. Alexraptor

    Alexraptor Maha Guru

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    I'm contemplating buying Halo 2 for PC, but i am using Windows XP and not Vista. I have however read about a patch/mod that will allow one to play H2 on XP, the question is does anyone know how realiable that fix is? Is it worth buying Halo 2?
     
  2. Year

    Year Ancient Guru

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    it is reliable and works just fine, not worth buying Halo 2 except for the multiplayer some like it some don't, i don't.
     
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    ---TK--- Ancient Guru

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    halo 2 working on xp here too
     
  4. Seketh

    Seketh Ancient Guru

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    Works fine on XP, but...

    Don't buy Halo for the PC, it's very different playing it on the Xbox.

    Really, it feels like a different game. The Halo PC ports have been terrible.
     

  5. compuguy1088

    compuguy1088 Member Guru

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    I though the halo 1 port was alright......
     
  6. BIGWORM

    BIGWORM Maha Guru

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    I had no gripes about the Halo 1 port.
     
  7. DrSiN

    DrSiN Ancient Guru

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    I still haven't completed it , the fact that your current weapon takes up around a third of the screen put me off getting very far.

    So annoying
     
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    ebucemag Master Guru

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    Actually Halo 1 PC and Halo 2 PC have been the better version of their respective games.
     
  9. Seketh

    Seketh Ancient Guru

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    Really? So direct ports, released 2 years after the originals, without graphical updates, poor performance, and gameplay balancing for the mouse/keyboard interface are better?
     
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    David16k Ancient Guru

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    Don't buy Halo 2. They don't deserve to get a dime for the piece of **** they've given us.
     

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    There's better shooters on the PC than Halo 2.
     
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    basel Master Guru

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    dont get halo 2 , its so freakin ugly , when i played it and cranked all the visuals up i felt like playin a shooter from the 2000
     
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    TirolokoRD Ancient Guru

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    I played Halo 1 and i enjoyed the game to the max....I recently installed the Halo 2 and it did not last more than 15 mins on my pc...i just could not take it!....horrible GFX, bad performance, story lack everything!!
     
  14. vbetts

    vbetts Don Vincenzo Staff Member

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    I've never had problems with Halo 1. Even with an intergrated card, a radeon 9000, a radeon 7500, and some intel intergrated. And what's wrong with no graphical updates? To keep Halo, halo, or any game that's ported in years for that matter, you don't need graphical updates. Halo 1 for PC to me is a lot better than Halo xbox.

    As for Halo 2 on PC, I can't say since I don't have it, but if you find it $20 or under, go ahead and buy it for that price.
     
  15. FritzC6

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    could you point me to this mod/patch to play on xp ?


    i thought halo 1 was fine and i want to give nr 2 a try
     

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    weston Ancient Guru

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    can you use XBOX/windows live with windows XP?
     
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    For me halo 2 pc was awesome cause it made all my friends who are halo retards on xbox live get mad when they saw i have halo 2 gamer points and achievements.. lol i have vista and never had an issue installing and playing it and since i already have a 360 with live the windows live thing is awesome, easily allowing me to go on my live account in windows in 2 seconds and type messages to people or what not.
     
  18. Alexraptor

    Alexraptor Maha Guru

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    Yay go ****ty ATI.
    I bought the game, i actually like the Halo series storyline, however my bloody ATI drivers hate the stuff and crash/reboot the comp at the main menu, first and last time im ever buying anything ATI.
     
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    Not worth the effort IMO, I hated the game, yet loved the 1st;)
     
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    The 1st was great, but halo 2 release for PC platform taking long times, if u like the story, then go ahead
     

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