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As the alien Covenant invade Earth, the Master Chief must defend humanity's homeworld whilst discovering more about the rings called "Halo."

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Joseph Staten
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dee Bradley Baker ... Gravemind (voice) (as Dee Baker)
Julie Benz ... Miranda Keyes (voice)
Hamilton Camp ... Prophet of Mercy (voice)
Tim Dadabo Tim Dadabo ... 343 Guilty Spark / Marine (voice)
Robert Davi ... SpecOps Leader (voice)
Keith David ... Arbiter (voice)
Steve Downes ... Master Chief (voice)
Robin Atkin Downes ... Prophet of Regret (voice)
Miguel Ferrer ... Heretic Leader (voice)
John Michael Higgins ... 2401 Penitent Tangent (voice)
Bob O'Donnell Bob O'Donnell ... Prophet of Objection (voice)
Ron Perlman ... Lord Hood (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Tartarus (voice)
David Scully David Scully ... Sergeant Johnson / Elite (voice)
Jen Taylor ... Cortana (voice)

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After the events on the Forerunner ringworld Halo, Master Chief SPARTAN-117 returns home to Earth with the AI construct Cortana. The war with the Covenant forces is still not going well, despite the destruction of an entire fleet at Halo, but the Master Chief needs a refit. Armed with the Mjolnir Armor Mark VI, he is on his way to a decorations ceremony with the thought-to-be-dead Sergeant Johnson, when Covenant forces emerge from the Slipstream into Earth space. But something is wrong: the fleet is much smaller than the one used to destroy Reach, humanity's former frontline stronghold. The Master Chief and Cortana, along with Commander Miranda Keyes and the crew of In Amber Clad, must fight off the Covenant and protect Earth, a battle that will take them across the galaxy to a new planet, which is disturbingly familiar...Meanwhile, the Prophets, leaders of the Covenant, are not pleased with the Elite Commander that allowed the Master Chief to destroy Halo, and he is branded a heretic... Written by Anonymous

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If you shoot Sergeant Johnson as the Arbiter, he says things like "Stop it, Chief". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Arbiter: [standing before the heirarchs and the counsel] There was only one ship.
Prophet of Truth: One? Are you sure?
Arbiter: Yes. They called it the "Pillar of Autumn".
Prophet of Mercy: Why was it not destroyed with the rest of their fleet?
Arbiter: It fled as we set fire to their planet. I followed with all the ships in my command.
Prophet of Regret: When you first saw Halo, were you blinded by its magesty?
Arbiter: Blinded?
Prophet of Regret: Paralyzed? Dumbstruck?
Arbiter: No!
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Performed by Incubus
Produced by Incubus and Nile Rodgers
Courtesy of Epic Records Immortal Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Written by Brandon Boyd (as Boyd), Michael Einziger (as Einziger), Ben Kenney (as Kenney),
Jose Pasillas (as Pasillas II) and Chris Kilmore (as Kilmore)
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Quite The Game
28 June 2010 | by WakenPayneSee all my reviews

After the events on the Forerunner ringworld Halo, Master Chief SPARTAN-117 returns home to Earth with the AI construct Cortana. The war with the Covenant forces is still not going well, despite the destruction of an entire fleet at Halo, but the Master Chief needs a refit. Armed with the Mjolnir Armor Mark VI, he is on his way to a decorations ceremony with the thought-to-be-dead Sergeant Johnson, when Covenant forces emerge from the Slipstream into Earth space. But something is wrong: the fleet is much smaller than the one used to destroy Reach, humanity's former frontline stronghold. The Master Chief and Cortana, along with Commander Miranda Keyes and the crew of In Amber Clad, must fight off the Covenant and protect Earth, a battle that will take them across the galaxy to a new planet, which is disturbingly familiar...Meanwhile, the Prophets, leaders of the Covenant, are not pleased with the Elite Commander that allowed the Master Chief to destroy Halo, and he is branded a heretic. But even Heretics have their uses. He is to become the new Arbiter, a warrior for the Prophets' will, destined to die in glorious battle like all the other Arbiters before him. But deep in the Covenant, rumors are spreading about a Jiralhanae take-over. Can the Arbiter uncover this treachery in time to save the Elites? This Game Is The First Appearance Of The Arbiter. You Also Play As Elite's So Thats A First Time Ever. This Also Has The First Appearance Of Ron Pearlman In The Halo Legacy. The Best Level Is When You Take On The Scarrib Tank. This Is A Great Game. Also This Features Breaking Benjamin's 'Blow Me Away' One Of My Favourite Songs By Them.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2004 (USA) See more »

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Halo 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago Illinois, USA

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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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