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'Halo' OK for newcomers, maybe not longtime fans

Humans battle like-minded aliens in 2552

Not all nerds are nerds about everything, so while I'm a nerd about a broad spectrum of media, my one big shortfall is that I've never been a nerd about video games.

I'm prefacing my review of the "Halo" streaming series on Paramount+ by saying this so you will know I am reviewing this series from the standpoint of someone for whom this is an introduction to the "Halo" mythos.

Of course, I was aware of the "Halo" franchise and had even watched my younger cousin Shawn play a few rounds, so I got that this live-action adaptation of the video game was going to be a big deal, even before it broke...

 

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