Watch the full Halo: The Master Chief Collection 'Silent Cartographer' mission at 60 fps

The Shacknews staff has been running through Halo: The Master Chief Collection and we've uploaded our playthroguh of Halo: Combat Evolved's 'Silent Cartographer' mission at a full 60fps.

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Microsoft and 343 Industries are going out of their way to show that every aspect of Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been re-done and remastered. The proof appears to be in the gameplay. Shacknews has been playing through the massive compilation and would like to show off some of the remastered contents in a new video.

The Shacknews staff has been playing through Halo: Combat Evovled's classic 'The Silent Cartographer' mission. We've uploaded our playthrough below. Watch the whole thing at 60fps and judge for yourself whether Halo: The Master Chief Collection has taken any steps forward. Be sure to check your video settings and remember that 60fps is only supported on Chrome browsers for the moment.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is set to release on Xbox One on November 11.

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      October 30, 2014 12:35 PM

      This level was so great back in the day. Also Assault on the Control Room. I'm surprised at how crisp and modern it looks.

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      October 30, 2014 12:51 PM

      Awesome, thanks Ozzie, very cool you that hit it up @60 FPS too, nice

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      October 30, 2014 1:27 PM

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      October 30, 2014 1:52 PM

      pffft... I rather have my 900p 30fps, for parity reasons.

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      October 30, 2014 1:58 PM

      Did they upgrade Halo CE as well (i.e., upgrade the already upgraded game on 360)?

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        October 30, 2014 2:27 PM

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          October 30, 2014 3:09 PM

          My problem, David, is that I've played these games too many damned times. Halo at least 3 times, perhaps 4. Halo 2 twice. Halo 3 twice. Reach twice. Halo 4 once. ODST lol

          Maybe I'll play the 8K remaster on Xbox Two.

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            October 30, 2014 3:11 PM

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              October 30, 2014 3:20 PM

              David, as a member of the Xbox Defense Force, do you believe they will release stand-alone, digital versions of these games? For example, Halo 2.

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                October 30, 2014 3:33 PM

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                  October 30, 2014 3:38 PM

                  I want this collection. Are you impressed? ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?

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                    October 30, 2014 3:49 PM

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                      October 30, 2014 3:52 PM

                      We must set our feud aside and wrap ourselves in the bonds of camaraderie for the good of Shacknews.com.

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                        October 30, 2014 3:53 PM

                        How can you hate Halo?????

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                          October 30, 2014 4:11 PM

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                            October 30, 2014 5:01 PM

                            That, and I don't "hate" Halo! The series simply never grabbed me. I played the first two and found them just okay.

                            A slight correction: while I do prefer to play FPS games on PC, I don't doubt myself as one of the Master Race. I hate that elitist bullshit. The issue was that, by the time Halo came out (and I was required to hump it's leg daily as part of IGN's Xbox team), I was burned out on the genre. My FPS fatigue is even worse now that's it's become even more homogenized.

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                              October 30, 2014 5:27 PM

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                                October 30, 2014 5:35 PM

                                I'm pretty sure size 40 pants are a requirement for Master Race entry.

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                              October 30, 2014 5:53 PM

                              That's where I was on Halo. I found them a competent effort. Then I went back to playing Terra Nova. 5 years in the past.

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                                October 30, 2014 5:55 PM

                                OH RLY? "One concept introduced in Halo: Combat Evolved, is limiting the number of weapons players could carry to two, forcing them to carefully select their preferred armament."
                                Because Rainbow Six hadn't come out 3 years prior. Or again, Terra Nova, 5 years prior.

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                              October 30, 2014 5:58 PM

                              The iPhone and my mutinous thumbs butchered a few words and some grammar, but it appears you get the sentiment. ;)

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                October 30, 2014 6:00 PM

                No way.

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            October 30, 2014 3:49 PM

            You don't have to play from the start. All the games and their levels are unlocked from the start in Halo MCC.

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              October 30, 2014 3:52 PM

              Oh, that's not what I meant. It's more like I liked the games so much and I've played many of them so recently, it's not really as exciting. Although I would like to play Halo 2 remastered.

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      October 30, 2014 2:03 PM

      You guys should play in coop mode. Yeah, halo is a good single player game, but I think it's much better coop and that the game originally shipped with split screen coop made it easier to forgive flaws.

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      October 30, 2014 5:21 PM

      This needs a PC release.

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        October 30, 2014 5:35 PM

        might as well, since we all got 360 controllers on pc anyways

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          October 30, 2014 5:43 PM

          Or we could play with M&KB like real men. That's like the main reason I want a PC release.

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            October 30, 2014 5:46 PM

            sure but that will definitley make the game easier even on legendary

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              October 30, 2014 5:59 PM

              A bit, but it's still hard as fuck. I had Halo CE on PC when it was originally released, and even with M+KB there were levels that could be hair-pullingly challenging.

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        October 30, 2014 6:00 PM

        I'd like to play it on PC too, but that won't happen, at least until Microsoft feels they've used it to move a substantial quantity of consoles. And by all accounts, they REALLY need to move consoles.

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        October 30, 2014 7:45 PM

        Why, so everyone who bitched about it being a lame console kiddie FPS gets to savor the flavor?

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      October 31, 2014 2:27 AM

      fuck, I was planning to buy a PS4 instead of a Xone this generation.. but dammit.. I like my old classic Halo ..

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      October 31, 2014 8:35 AM

      Is this just HALO CE ANNIVERSARY at 1080p60fps?

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