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This page is an official Halo Alpha information page.

This page provides information about the Halo franchise, that is relevant to parents considering purchasing one of the games for their children. This is to allow parents to judge whether the games are appropriate for their children before buying them.

Please note that if one piece of Halo media is deemed appropriate for children, that does not mean all pieces of Halo media are, as the themes and topics featured in them are varied. Additionally, if you do not think your child can cope with the themes presented in the Halo franchise, we advise that you restrict their access to Halo Alpha, as we do not censor the wiki in any way.

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Developer: 343 Industries, Bungie, Ensemble Studios, Vanguard Games 
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Halo is an expansive game series based on Bungie's first-person shooter, Halo: Combat Evolved. Since its initial launch, the series has seen dozens of games, including several spin-offs into other game genres such as real-time strategy, as well as a fictional universe described in games, film, comics and literature. The latest main-series game, Halo 5: Guardians, released in 2015 and was developed by 343 Industries.

General Information

Title: Halo franchise
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Description: Many products and ideas that are set in the Halo universe contain the word, or are titled, "Halo", named primarily after the Halo Array, a series of large ring-shaped space stations.
Similar Games: Destiny
Genre(s): Primarily first-person shooter, spin-offs include real-time strategy and twin-stick shooter.
Playthrough Length: Variable
Difficulty: Variable
Security Concerns: No known security concerns.

Multiplayer Information

Online Multiplayer: Available
Local Multiplayer: Available
Voice Chat: Available. Offers richer gaming experience, but not required.
Connectivity Structure: Online matchmaking system or party system.
Age of Community: 16+
Community Attitude: Competitive online multiplayer community, attitude variable.

Gameplay Information

ESRB Rating:
PEGI Rating: PEGI 16
ACB Rating: ACB M Rating
Content Labels: The Halo franchise contains a large variety of content, including:

Violence: The series, including the latest release, features animated violence of alien species, humans, and in some cases, civilians. Games rarely feature gore, but liberal appearance of blood. Contentious violence includes zombie-like infections and suicide bomber units.

Language: The series features occurrences of mature language.

Themes: Various adult themes make an appearance in the Halo games, including religious zealotry, genocide and attempted rape.

Cost Information

Subscription: None
In-game Purchases: Various in-game purchases available for multiplayer purposes.
Gambling Elements: None

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.