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The Week In Games: Halo 2 Comes To Steam

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The Master Chief and all his guns, friends, and enemies are heading to personal computers. Halo 2: Anniversary Edition releases on PC this week.

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This isn’t the first time Halo 2 has appeared on PC, but that was a strange port that also used some weird tech that let you play it while the game was installing. Remember that? This new version of Halo 2 on the PC is part of the Master Chief Collection and includes the remastered campaign and multiplayer maps.

Beyond Halo 2, other stuff is coming out too. Check out the full list below:

Monday, May 11

  • EMMA: Lost in Memories | PS4, PS Vita
  • Gunbird | PC
  • Battle Mage: Card Chaser | PC, Mac
  • Roll Control | PC, Mac
  • Tap-A-Zombie | PC, Mac

Tuesday, May 12

  • Jet Lancer | Switch, PC, Mac
  • Star Wars Episode I: Racer | Switch
  • Huntdown | PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac
  • Thy Sword | PS4, PS Vita
  • World Championship Boxing Manager | PC
  • Murders in Space | PC
  • Racing Juke | PC
  • Halo 2: Anniversary | PC

Wednesday, May 13

  • Super Mega Baseball 3 | PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
  • Potata: Fairy Flower | PS4, Xbox One
  • Thy Sword | Xbox One
  • Island Saver | PS4, Switch, PC
  • She Sees Red - Interactive Movie | Switch
  • Replicated | PC
  • Green Project | PC

Thursday, May 14

  • Ion Fury | PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee | Switch
  • Kholat | Switch
  • TT Isle of Man Ride On The Edge 2 | Switch
  • Cooking Simulator | Switch
  • Satazius NEXT | Switch
  • Armed 7 DX | Switch
  • Carnage: Battle Arena | Switch
  • Wolflame | Switch
  • Zenge | Switch
  • Jaw Breakers & The Confection Connection | PC
  • Knife Quest | PC
  • Choco Pixel 5 | PC

Friday, May 15

  • Dungeon of The Endless | PS4, Switch
  • Pong Quest | PS4
  • Tacticool Champs | PS4
  • EMMA: Lost in Memories | Xbox One
  • Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix | Switch
  • Fault: Milestone One | PS4
  • Thy Sword | Switch
  • The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED] | Switch
  • Kakuro Magic | Switch
  • A New Life | PC, Mac
  • Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1 | PC
  • Fusion Shift | PC
  • LIT: Bend The Light | PC, Mac

Saturday, May 16

  • In Search Of A New Home | PC

Sunday, May 17

  • Epicure | PC, Mac
  • Candle Flame In The Wind | PC

Kotaku Weekend Editor | Zack Zwiezen is a writer living in Kansas. He has written for GameCritics, USgamer, Kill Screen & Entertainment Fuse.

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DISCUSSION

chirs3
Christopher Becker

I’d dabbled in joining a random Unreal Tournament server here or there, but Halo 2 was my first real online game. The concept of lugging a console upstairs next to the modem and plugging it in was so foreign to me, but I did it for an afternoon with an Xbox Live trial, after a few hours I knew that console was going to stay right there until it died or I moved.

I’m not sure how the multiplayer’s going to work on PC. The lack of an ADS is really going to be hard to get used to, I think. But if the experience is otherwise the same, there may be many long nights of Team SWAT in my future.