Halo Reach grossed US$200 million on its launch day, setting a new record for the franchise. The game sold well in most territories, moving more than 3 million units its first month in North America. Reviews of the game were positive.
Halo Wars is a real-time strategy video game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 console. The game is set in the science-fiction Halo universe, 20 years before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved.
Halo 3: ODST, first named Halo 3: Recon, is a standalone expansion for the first-person shooter video game Halo 3. Players assume the roles of human UNSC soldiers known as Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs) during the events prior to Halo 3.
Halo 3’s story centers on the interstellar war between twenty-sixth century humanity, led by the UNSC, and a collection of alien races known as the Covenant.
After its initial release Halo 2 was the most popular video game on Xbox Live, holding that rank until Gears of War for the Xbox 360 was released nearly 2 years later.
Many game magazines have praised Halo as one of the best and most important games of all time