He is the weapon of peace against the despair of war.
He is the essence of sanity in the madness of violence.
He is harbinger of order carving his will in the flesh of his alien enemies.
He is the badassiest badasser to badass his way through badassery to define badassiestness.
Through a combination of skilled programming, smart storywriting and Steve Downes’ excellent vocal execution an ordinary bionic future-soldier became one of the most iconic videogame characters of all time.
Throughout the life of Master Chief there have been other characters and soldiers and aliens and villains and other entities from other videogames that didn’t matter nearly as much.
Because Master Chief could probably shoot their balls off at a thousand parsecs. That’s why.