“Halo Reach” Tops $200 Million on Launch Day, Crushing Avatar (VIDEO Preview)

Halo Reach takes place in a futuristic science fiction setting during the year 2552. Humans, under the auspices of the United Nations Space Command (UNSC), have been waging a long war against a collective of alien races known as the Covenant. By the events of Reach, almost all of humanity’s interstellar colonies have fallen. Reach itself is an Earthlike colony that serves as the UNSC’s main military hub. In addition to the military presence, the colony is home to over 700 million civilians.This fifth title in the seminal Halo series is the last to be made by the original team. Future games will be handled by Microsoft in-house. Metacritic ranks the critical response at 93%, incredibly high, with most critics calling it the best title yet in an already-stellar series. 

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