While MLG is well known, few outside of the Halo 2 community realize how much of a rift there is between MLG Halo 2, and real Halo 2.
MLG has watered Halo 2 down to bare bones, eliminating everything that used to be fun about it, and eliminating the need for teamwork or weapon control. It has been turned into a shoddy version of Halo 1, where the only weapon used is the Battle Rifle.
While cheating isn't prevelant as such, animation interupts are common, as are the button combinations that cause them, MLG claims that these require 'skill', just further proving that MLG has no regard for how the game was meant to be played.
The true skill at Halo 2, as opposed to being good with one gun, is shown in Matchmaking, where legitimate level is all about skill--MLG players would whine and call those people SMG Noobs, because of their preference to start out with an SMG--and where knowing not only how to control power weapons, but also how to kill them using more common weapons is of extreme importance when one starts with only an SMG.
Instead of having thought, MLG players prefer to turn Halo 2, quire possibly the most intensely thought based shooter that is played today into a twitch shooter
MLGJohn: "axxxxxshully, YOU MISSED ME CUSH U CAN'T NO SCOPE FOR SHIET CUZ U HAVE NO SKILL LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL! I play in MLG so therefore my penis is larger than yours and i have more skill at life."
xX n0 scizzop3 Xx: "YA WELL.....UR A FIAG! AND I DIDNT MISS CUZ I NEVER MISS CUZ MY NAME IS FWUCKING NO SCOPE SO OBVIOUSLY YOU HAVE HOST! YOU'RE GARBAGE! NO FUCKIN SKILL!!! MIIIHHHHH!!!"
MLGJohn: "AXXXXXXSHULLY EYEPWNU ANNNNND I GET PAID TO PLAY CUZ IM SPONSORED SON! OH AND I ACT OUT HOW I AM GONNA PLAY BEFORE I PLAY SO I CAN MAXIMIZE MY PWNAGE POTENTIAL!"
xX n0 scizzop3 Xx: "YA.....WELL.....UR GAY!!! GAYGAYGAYGAYGAY! *Presses B to leave to leave the post game lobby*"
every girl in the world "wow these kids are fuckin NERDS!"
¤ yeah=) what a Mega Lol G-string.