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Titanfall - the closest to a 'Halo' like multiplayer shooter experience on Xbox One

I will admit, I was initially doubtful of Titanfall. Having tried the beta last year, it didn't feel right to me. I tried it on PC at the time and I had a few minor gripes:
- Your Titan went down pretty quick in the beta.  - There was this weapon called the 'Smart Pistol' which shoots enemies without aiming - The parkour didn't feel very critical to the gameplay (at the time)
Couple that with the knowledge I had that it won't have a single player campaign, and I ended up dismissing the game entirely. 
So when it finally came out on Xbox One  I wasn't the first in line to buy it. In fact, I bought Titanfall during the recent Black Friday sale where it cost $13 to buy the game, the season pass and all the map packs together. It's a huge steal at that price, so I went ahead and picked it up.
Now note that I picked up this game after I had played the much hyped Destiny from Bungie Studios, Battlefield 4, and Halo Master Chief Collection. These other FPSes were …