Halo Wars  (Xbox 360, 2009)
Mouseover to zoom or click to see larger image

Halo Wars (Xbox 360, 2009)

$17.01 1 store $17.01
  • Genre: Shooter Real-Time Strategy
  • Rating: T - Teen
  • Platform: Xbox 360
See more features
Ask Friends for feedback
Smart Buy! Lowest price from a Trusted Store
$17.01
Free Shipping
$18.99
Free Shipping

User ReviewRead All Reviews »

4

A New Look at Master Chief's Universe

Pros Great controls, Excellent Multiplayer Vs. and Co-op, Incredible Cinematics
Cons Repetitive Gameplay, Poor camera control, Too few unit types, Not much replay value
Recommended it? No
The Bottom Line:  I recommend this game to hardcore Halo fans as well as fans of real-time strategy games.  Otherwise, there just isn't enough to justify spending big bucks for it.
There can be no doubt that Halo, Halo 2, and Halo 3 are among the best first person shooters ever made, if not among the greatest games ever.  Halo Wars, a fresh look at the franchise taking place before the events of the first Halo, attempts to shake things up by abandoning the first person shooter genre for that of the real-time strategy (Starcraft, Red Alert 3, etc.).  While the varying unit structures of the Human military and their Covenant enemies are perfect for the new game type, real-time strategy games have yet to find success anywhere other than the PC. 
This game is a giant leap towards correcting that.  The controls are simple, yet effective.  It is very easy to pick up the basics of the game within the first few minutes of play.  The various maps have the same familiar feel of the Halo universe and the cinematics are absolutely breathtaking.  The availability of multiplayer co-op over Xbox Live is a welcome addition that only adds to the gaming experience.  Head to head multiplayer with up to 6 people really showcases all aspects of the gameplay.
Now for the bad news:
The singleplayer mode can get rather boring.  The camera often feels too zoomed in and only goes back to a certain difference.  There is not a lot of unit variation compared with other real-time strategy games.  As much as I love the Halo games, I wish that I had rented Halo Wars before buying it.  If I had, I probably would not have made the same choice. 

Available From

Smart Buy! Lowest price from a Trusted Store

Halo Wars Factory Sealed Complete Xbox 360 Platinum Hits Rts Strategy Game

Store Note: Buy it new & now! with eBay Buyer Protection

This listing is for a brand new Halo Wars f or the Xbox 360 system.The game is factory sealed.It has never been opened or played.It is on sale for $17.01$, or Best Offer!! Shipping will be FREE .I accept Paypal only. If you have any questions please contact me prior to purchasing this item!! I have several other items for sale, be sure to check them out! Thank you! Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. Froo www.froo.com |

Stock Availability: In stock
Store Note: Buy it new & now! with eBay Buyer Protection
Base Price: $17.01
Tax:
Shipping: Free Shipping
Total Price: $17.01

Bungie Halo Wars Xbox 360 Region Free Sealed

Store Note: Buy it new & now! with eBay Buyer Protection

Halo Wars places the player in command of human UNSC armies as they deploy for mankinds first deadly encounter with the enemy Covenant forces.

Stock Availability: In stock
Store Note: Buy it new & now! with eBay Buyer Protection
Base Price: $18.99
Tax:
Shipping: Free Shipping
Total Price: $18.99

Copyright © 2000-2014 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved

http://img.shoppingshadow.com/jfe/JavaFrontEnd-fe.apimig.eek-24145
http://img.shoppingshadow.com/jfe/JavaFrontEnd-fe.apimig.eek-24145