Originally Posted by Cheimison
NO MILITARY FORCE IN THE WORLD DEPLOYS WITH SHOTGUNS, DAMMIT! They might have them for special, specifically defined missions. Otherwise everyone has an assault rifle and a sidearm. But no 3d shooter has understood this simple fact so far
Halo did. You don't get the shotgun until much later in the game and it's pretty specialized (for taking out the Flood). I've been revisiting Halo recently and I've come to the conclusion that it's really a darn good game.