Is Halo 4 the greatest love story in gaming this gen? *spoilers*

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#1 Posted by chaotzu (773 posts) -

That ending...:cry:

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#2 Posted by JohnnyCageMK (4365 posts) -
Yes. It was sad. That was true emotion unlike the weaboo "art" cows talk about.
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#3 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

I cried.

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#4 Posted by platniumgamer (3960 posts) -

Yes, I almost shed a tear... so sad.

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#5 Posted by olart4618 (469 posts) -

so sad, i will miss her

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#6 Posted by JohnnyCageMK (4365 posts) -

I will miss dat ass.

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#7 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (44885 posts) -
No, that would be arbitor and the PS3.
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#8 Posted by XVision84 (13985 posts) -

Better love story than Twilight? :o

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#9 Posted by GamingGod999 (3135 posts) -

LOL.

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#10 Posted by Sushiglutton (6854 posts) -
Yes. It was sad. That was true emotion unlike the weaboo "art" cows talk about.JohnnyCageMK

I will miss dat ass.

JohnnyCageMK
:lol: lems have such exquisite taste!
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#11 Posted by Avian005 (4112 posts) -

I say yes, and the ending made me cry. I haven't cried in years, and never to a video game.

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#12 Posted by PhazonBlazer (12013 posts) -

Yes, I almost shed a tear... so sad.

platniumgamer

Lems be cried:cool:

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#13 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

LOL, no. That last cutscene was sooooo corny. I about puked.

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#14 Posted by Thefatness16 (4673 posts) -

No, that would be arbitor and the PS3.Stevo_the_gamer

Posted this before, but this calls for it to be posted again.

arbitor 365 - a love story

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#15 Posted by Basinboy (13363 posts) -

:|

:lol:

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#17 Posted by moistsandwich (25 posts) -

Red Dead Redemption

but yeah Halo 4 was sad.

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#18 Posted by platniumgamer (3960 posts) -

[QUOTE="platniumgamer"]

Yes, I almost shed a tear... so sad.

PhazonBlazer

Lems be cried:cool:

TLBC :(

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#20 Posted by Animal-Mother (27353 posts) -

Silent hill 2 is the greatest love story. Period.

Better than twilight.

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#21 Posted by GamerZem (526 posts) -

I didn't cry, but the ending was very sad indeed.

And yes Johnny, I too will miss "dat ass".

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#22 Posted by Liquid_ (3823 posts) -

Lollipop chainsaw is a better love story

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#23 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

I say yes, and the ending made me cry. I haven't cried in years, and never to a video game.

Avian005

I pray that you guys are joking.

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#24 Posted by PinnacleGamingP (5120 posts) -
does anyone even care about halo anymore? last i checked the 360 was last place in sales and this was their only game
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#25 Posted by Liquid_ (3823 posts) -

does anyone even care about halo anymore? last i checked the 360 was last place in sales and this was their only gamePinnacleGamingP

don't forget gears of flop

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#26 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

[QUOTE="Avian005"]

I say yes, and the ending made me cry. I haven't cried in years, and never to a video game.

Master_ShakeXXX

I pray that you guys are joking.

Why? :?
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#27 Posted by deactivated-59b71619573a1 (38222 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="Avian005"]

I say yes, and the ending made me cry. I haven't cried in years, and never to a video game.

Michael0134567

I pray that you guys are joking.

Why? :?

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

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#28 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

I pray that you guys are joking.

seanmcloughlin

Why? :?

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

Well I'm a real man, so I did not cry at the ending :roll:.
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#29 Posted by JohnnyCageMK (4365 posts) -

does anyone even care about halo anymore? last i checked the 360 was last place in sales and this was their only gamePinnacleGamingP

Considering it made more in a day than almost every PS3 exclusive makes in a lifetime. Yes.

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#30 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="Avian005"]

I say yes, and the ending made me cry. I haven't cried in years, and never to a video game.

Michael0134567

I pray that you guys are joking.

Why? :?

Because the story is cliche as f*ck. Anybody with the slightest experience in movies, books, video games, life, whatever, has seen it done before countless times (and done much better). Chief didn't even have any semblance of character up until Halo 4 and now we're just supposed to buy the idea that him and Cortana have some kind of deep and meaningful relationship? Get outa here. It's so ridiculously forced and poorly executed.

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#31 Posted by deactivated-59b71619573a1 (38222 posts) -

[QUOTE="seanmcloughlin"]

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"] Why? :?Michael0134567

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

Well I'm a real man, so I did not cry at the ending :roll:.

I personally think it's fantastic if a game can immerse you so much that it makes you cry. It's powerful stuff.

It's idiots who think they're better than you for not crying that p!ss me off

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#32 Posted by Ross_the_Boss6 (3787 posts) -

Ending was done pretty well.

[spoiler] Have a feeling we haven't seen the last of Cortana though [/spoiler]

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#33 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"][QUOTE="seanmcloughlin"]

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

seanmcloughlin

Well I'm a real man, so I did not cry at the ending :roll:.

I personally think it's fantastic if a game can immerse you so much that it makes you cry. It's powerful stuff.

It's idiots who think they're better than you for not crying that p!ss me off

I wasn't expecting it at all. It just shows that I love the games.
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#34 Posted by deactivated-59b71619573a1 (38222 posts) -

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

I pray that you guys are joking.

Master_ShakeXXX

Why? :?

Because the story is cliche as f*ck. Anybody with the slightest experience in movies, books, video games, life, whatever, has seen it done before countless times (and done much better). Chief didn't even have any semblance of character up until Halo 4 and now we're just supposed to buy the idea that him and Cortana have some kind of deep and meaningful relationship? Get outa here. It's so ridiculously forced and poorly executed.

If you don't like it, fine. Don't crap on anyone elses opinions about it. Games and movies/TV constantly feed off each other and steal ideas. I'm sure someone feels the same over something that made you cry before.

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#35 Posted by chaotzu (773 posts) -

Silent hill 2 is the greatest love story. Period.

Better than twilight.

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Awesome. That's why I said this gen.
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#36 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

I pray that you guys are joking.

seanmcloughlin

Why? :?

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

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#37 Posted by JohnnyCageMK (4365 posts) -

[QUOTE="seanmcloughlin"]

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"] Why? :?Master_ShakeXXX

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Just stop.

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#38 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="seanmcloughlin"]

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

JohnnyCageMK

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Just stop.

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

Where the hell is Liquid, Darklink, and champ when you need em.

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#39 Posted by deactivated-59b71619573a1 (38222 posts) -

[QUOTE="seanmcloughlin"]

[QUOTE="Michael0134567"] Why? :?Master_ShakeXXX

Cos apparently real man can't cry at games :roll:

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Now you're just spouting sh!t.All those games have had similar things happen in TV, books and movies too. Also Blops? really? come on man. Saying that has great storytelling and Halo doesn't is a contradiction. Halo has great storytelling, great dialogue and characters. You just have some other reason for not thinking it. Like a petty resentment of the series or you don't like why so many others like it.

As far as quality goes, Halo has always been right up there.

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#40 Posted by GunSmith1_basic (10546 posts) -

[QUOTE="JohnnyCageMK"]

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Master_ShakeXXX

Just stop.

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

For sure. It's not that Halo 4's story was bad but there was way too much love for it in this thread. It's not insulting to Halo to remind everyone what real excellence in storytelling is. Halo isn't even about the story.
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#41 Posted by deactivated-59b71619573a1 (38222 posts) -

[QUOTE="JohnnyCageMK"]

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Master_ShakeXXX

Just stop.

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

Where the hell is Liquid, Darklink, and champ when you need em.

There is no reason to have complexity just for the sake of it. If the source material is good and there is a story to tell, a straight forward approach is just fine.

It's not the best story in gaming, but it's not terrible either

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#42 Posted by CleanPlayer (9822 posts) -

I will miss dat ass.

JohnnyCageMK
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#43 Posted by GamerZem (526 posts) -

[QUOTE="JohnnyCageMK"]

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Master_ShakeXXX

Just stop.

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

Where the hell is Liquid, Darklink, and champ when you need em.

You've got to be fvcking kidding me. CoD, creative?

Please, please stop.

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#45 Posted by chaotzu (773 posts) -
So people have an attachment to these characters, get emotional over the ending, and you basically say, "fvck your feelings...XYZ game is better" C'mon man. That's like I'm laughing at a joke and you're telling me I'm not supposed to laugh because Dave Chapelle could have told it funnier...
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#46 Posted by GunSmith1_basic (10546 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="JohnnyCageMK"]

Just stop.

seanmcloughlin

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

Where the hell is Liquid, Darklink, and champ when you need em.

There is no reason to have complexity just for the sake of it. If the source material is good and there is a story to tell, a straight forward approach is just fine.

It's not the best story in gaming, but it's not terrible either

I think most agree with you, but TC wrote that it was the best love story this gen.
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#47 Posted by soulitane (15087 posts) -

[QUOTE="JohnnyCageMK"]

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

No. It's because apparently some of these people have no idea what quality storytelling is. Silent Hill 2, Planescape Torment, Nier, Bioshock, etc, those games have quality storytelling. Hell, even Black Ops 1 and 2 have better storytelling. Halo 4's is incredibly basic stuff.

Master_ShakeXXX

Just stop.

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

Where the hell is Liquid, Darklink, and champ when you need em.

Black ops 1 is standard for video games, nothing special and the twist was obvious throughout most of the game. :? Also, I 'm curious do you need them because you're unable to argue your point adequately? Anyway my answer to the topic is no.
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#48 Posted by chaotzu (773 posts) -
[QUOTE="seanmcloughlin"]

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

It's true. Those games atleast get creative with the way they tell their stories. Halo 4's story is entirely straightforward and simple.

Where the hell is Liquid, Darklink, and champ when you need em.

GunSmith1_basic

There is no reason to have complexity just for the sake of it. If the source material is good and there is a story to tell, a straight forward approach is just fine.

It's not the best story in gaming, but it's not terrible either

I think most agree with you, but TC wrote that it was the best love story this gen.

Exactly. I'm not talking about the main story were Ancient Evil Dude wants to steal the McGuffin to take over the universe (or destroy it, I wasn't too clear on that) I was arguing that Master Chief's and Cortana connection was very well executed, which is why the ending was such a big payoff (for others...not for you obviously). It was easily the best part of the story and carried the story for me. That's why I think it did a better job than any game this gen at that part.
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#49 Posted by kuraimen (28078 posts) -
LOL It's not even better than Twilight.
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#50 Posted by JohnnyCageMK (4365 posts) -

LOL It's not even better than Twilight.kuraimen

kuraimen likes Twilight confirmed.