Ranking the Halo games to celebrate Infinite

Ranking the Halo games to celebrate Infinite

Before I jump into the newest Halo, here is where the rest of the series stands for me.


Halo Infinite has finally arrived, and what a lovely day it is. The Halo series means a lot to me, and this is a day I’ve been waiting on for a long time. Before I embark on Master Chief’s latest adventure, I want to reflect on the series by sharing my personal rankings of the entries thus far.

7. Halo 5: Guardians

6. Halo: ODST

5. Halo 4

4. Halo: Combat Evolved

3. Halo: Reach

2. Halo 3

1. Halo 2

Halo 2 will probably always be at the top of my list. I’m not sure if anything can ever overtake the love I have for that game and the experiences I had with it. So many nights with friends gaming into the morning hours through System Link. A campaign that I’ve beaten countless times with my step-brother and several friends. It just gives me all the good feelings.

Halo: Reach was the first game in the series that I played at an age where I was old enough to really digest some of its older themes. Taking the story away from Master Chief was a decision I was super nervous about, but I came to love Noble Team. Halo 3 is probably Halo Multiplayer at its best (though Halo Infinite will probably surpass it soon). 

As I jump into Halo Infinite, I’m grateful for this series. It strongly shaped who I am and set me on the path that led me to where I am right now, writing a blog-esque post on a video game website that I work for. That’s dope.

Here’s to Halo Infinite!

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    December 8, 2021 5:18 PM

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      December 8, 2021 8:20 PM

      Your reasons for making Halo 2 first are the same reasons I make Halo 1 first. I played it daily in high school. At lunch, on break. We had ethernet-connected classrooms that each had a TV so we could play big CTF games in separate rooms after school. Just awesome memories of playing that game a ton both co-op and MP

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        December 9, 2021 12:57 PM

        There was something so special about the system link/local multiplayer days. Thankful for all of the strides in online gaming but there's nothing like a LAN party!

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      December 9, 2021 5:35 AM

      Man, I get the love for 2's multiplayer but it was probably my least favorite campaign.

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