Have never looked forward to playing a game so much and been let down as equally than Halo 2. Because it has to be compatible with Windows Live multiplayer so all the nice lil xbox people can play with all the nice lil Pc people, the game has been (from a PC viewpoint) kept at the xbox standard of play. The game plays like the console, aka rough, the slightest movement is magnified, characters move like an old black and white silent movie compared to the first Halo for the PC. My own pc is well above the top requirments for this game and i was tearing my hair out at how sluggish everything ran. It feels like a rushed port job, everything from the gameplay to the menu's are aimed at the console user, (press button A to continue...i dont have a button A you muppet!!) I feel completely let down by Microsoft, i expected a PC branded Halo 2 to take full advantage of what a PC can do but instead after years of waiting we get tossed a straight port conversion like an afterthought.
What could have been a great game is only a great disapointment