November 15th of this year marks the tenth anniversary of Halo. To mark it, Microsoft is releasing a “budget” priced remake of the original game that features improved graphics, Achievements, Terminals, and Skulls. It’s being developed by 343 Industries, the internal Microsoft studio that is now in charge of the Halo franchise after the departure of Bungie.
Ten years is a big marker for a first person shooter franchise that’s just as popular today as it ever was. If you’ve been living under a rock and never played the original Halo, this year is your chance to experience what still is one of the best console first person shooters ever made. The music, gameplay, and story are still epic.
If you fondly remember Halo, Microsoft has released a trailer for the upcoming remake that shows off basically the entire story of the game. This will definitely bring back some memories: