10 of the best space opera games ever
Best space games – Halo: Combat Evolved (2001, Xbox)
An opera? Perhaps not in its own right, but as the opening act of the Halo saga it has to make the cut. It's got all the standard opera tropes: tragedy, costumes, a grand, sweeping orchestral score, AI constructs, 4WD vehicles, plasma guns, stumpy aliens... OK, so it's not a textbook opera, but it's close.