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Halo 5: Guardians

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Halo 5: Guardians features a solid, enjoyable campaign and multiplayer that marks a bold reinvention of the Halo experience.

Game Info

Halo 5: Guardians delivers epic multiplayer experiences that span multiple modes, full-featured level building tools, and a new chapter in the Master Chief saga. And now with Xbox One X, players can experience enhanced visuals, up to 4K resolution, increased visual details, and improved graphic fidelity that makes the game look better than ever before, all while maintaining a consistent 60FPS for the smoothest gameplay possible.

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Average Score

Total Reviews: 95

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41% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

95

Critic Reviews

85

Average Critic Score

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

High Score

100%

Median Score

88%

Low Score

60%
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Brian Albert (IGN)
October 27, 2015
9/10

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

Mike Mahardy (GameSpot)
October 27, 2015
8/10

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.

Ethan Gach (Kotaku)
August 16, 2018
Recommended

Its best parts feel basic in all the best ways, both classic and modern at the same time. It never made good on the dream of seeing another more tragic, more complicated side of Master Chief, but years later, through endless updates and balance patches, it’s made good on the promise of its multiplayer. Even if that were all that Halo 5 was, at this point that would still make it a very good game.

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Halo 5: Guardians Credits

CREDITS

DIRECTOR(S):

Tim Longo

PRODUCER(S):

Josh Holmes

DESIGNER(S):

Chris Haluke

PROGRAMMER(S):

n/a

ARTIST(S):

Nicolas Bouvier

WRITER(S):

Brian Reed

COMPOSER(S):

Kazuma Jinnouchi

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