Dorling Kindersley Limited, Oct 3, 2011 - Computers - 368 pages
A must-have guide to the Halo universe
Venture into the fascinating world of Halo with the Halo Encyclopedia and discover everything you ever wanted to know about the characters, weapons, vehicles, equipment and locations from Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo WARS, Halo 3 ODST and most recently, Halo: Reach.
Humanity teeters on the brink of extinction, as hostile forces and ancient mysteries threaten to snuff out our first fiery foray into the universe. Find out all about Halo's human history and structure as well as an insight into key organisations from the Colonial Administration Authority to the UNSC. Discover all about the Covenant - its history and religion - as well as the Forerunners, Flood and much more.
The Halo Encyclopedia is what Halo fans have been waiting for.
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This impressive book has information on every aspect of Halo, with detailed and beautiful illustrations. It is a fascinating insight into the more obscure areas of the Halo storyline and a must buy for any halo fan wanting to know more about the background and characters from the video games and books. Every page is packed with amazing artwork from the Halo universe. There's something for everyone whether you're into the technical details or just concept art.
There is a timeline as well as individual historical chapters. The introduction gives an outline of the Halo Universe in the 26th century, from the Covenant to the creation of the Spartans to the discovery of the ring world known as "Halo. There are chapters on Humans, the Spartans, the Covenant, the technology of the Halo Universe, types of ships and the myriad of weapons used in the games. To complete the feast of information is a useful glossary.
There is so much be found that it’s a veritable treasure. This book looks great on the bookshelf or on the coffee table. Buy for yourself or as the perfect gift for a Halo fan. The Halo Encyclopedia promises lasting entertainment and enjoyable reading packed full with glorious graphics. If you are new to the series and you want to learn more about the Halo universe then this will be just what you need.