Thursday, 26 January 2012

Halo: Helljumper Episode 1 Short Review

Review: Halo: Helljumper takes place early on about a rookie ODST joining the UNSC forces to save Harvest from the devastating war against the Covenant army. Director Dan Wang tells the story of hope starting off when an ODST is set too battle in his Drop Pod, but the battle has already moved on. Our main character, Gage Yevgenny, (Bradley Rose)  seems to have sustained injuries during battle as he is seen laying on the ground behind a pillar while fighting off a couple of Grunts. 

You can already get a feel for the Animation (Done By Mario Pece) as the Drop Pods crash-land into battle. Not the greatest animation if you compare it too Television and Cinema's I will admit, but it's still one of the top highest and greatest Animations for a fan made series based on the Halo Games, at least of what I've seen it's probably in the top 10.

I don't want to say too much about the storyline in case you haven't yet got the chance to see it yet, but I will say Scripting is pretty good, there are bits where I think the cast can get into the roles a little bit more. Also no one seems surprised to note that aliens are the public enemy once they get the news that Harvest is under attack, no one seems to question or even doubt of their existence because this is sort of a prologue to Halo. But there are some very good acting in here much better then what I thought originally. 

Although the camera does move a little much it doesn't bother me one bit. The lighting and the look is almost picture perfect. 

Well sit back and enjoy the ride because Halo Halljumper is a superior series for Halo. It's got a good feel to it and the action for how much is in this is pretty good. Overall a 89/100 


  1. Hi, the drop pod models were modeled by Mario Pece with contribution of Alex Ferguson.

    1. Then why does the credits of Episode 1 say "Drop Pod Modeler Alex Ferguson?" I don't know I'll have to ask Dan Wang

    2. So Dan told me to give credit to Mario Pece