So, I stood in line with all the gamer dorks last night to get my reserve copy of Halo 2 at midnight, and man am I glad I did. Believe the HYPE, this game is everything they said it would be and more.
There is a long intro movie at the beginning of the game, that is definitely worth watching. It helps to kind of immerse you in the game, which adds to the experience. The Graphics are unreal, and the gameplay is fast paced, with well placed cut scenes.
One great new addition to the game is the ability to double up on the guns and go 2 at a time, and the guns seem to have a lot better feel in the new game.
All in all I would have to say that Master Chief would own CJ any day of the week.