ONI has ordered Doctor Halsey assassinated, and Sarah Palmer is slated to pull the trigger. Lasky, in an effort to save Halsey’s life, sends Fireteam Majestic to stop Palmer. What Majestic discovers is the key to the future of the Halo Universe.
Episode 9 Cut Scene/Story Verdict: 8.5/10 — A great cinematic that delivers the key elements of Halo that we enjoy: Mystery, intrigue, and interesting characters, namely Halsey.
Episode 9 Gameplay Verdict: 5.5/10 — Reused maps and the monotony of wave after wave does tend to wear easily. However, there are highlights within the missions that hint towards something significant and mysterious going on. And you get some unexpected allies.