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Halo Wars (Xbox 360, 2009)

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  • Genre: Shooter Real-Time Strategy
  • Rating: T - Teen
  • Platform: Xbox 360
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Halo Wars (Xbox 360, 2009)

A strategy game based on the Halo universe, Halo Wars immerses you in an early period of the storied Halo universe, allowing you to experience events leading up to the first Halo title. With the guidance of Serina, a spirited artificial intelligence (A.I.) persona, direct legions of UNSC soldiers, Warthogs, Scorpions, and more, each group having its own strengths and uses in battle. Adventurous commanders can also call upon ancient Forerunner technology, if they are fortunate enough to find it hidden throughout the battlefield. In campaign mode, command the armies of the UNSC warship Spirit of Fire, with familiar and new UNSC units in its initial encounters against the Covenant, an alien coalition threatening to obliterate mankind. Covenant forces are also waiting for you to lead them into battle in multiplayer skirmishes via the New Xbox Experience. Call upon an arsenal of new and familiar Covenant units such as Grunts, Elites, Ghosts, and even Scarabs to defeat foes on the battlefield.

Product Review Summary

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Based on 14 user reviews
69% recommend this product
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Pros
  • Graphics (5)
  • Challenging (4)
  • Multiplayer (4)
  • Good Value (2)
  • Easy to Use (2)
  • Great Design (2)
  • Fun To Play (1)
Cons
  • Too Short (2)
  • Boring (2)
  • Nothing (1)
  • Can be too hard for most (1)
  • Difficult to Use (1)
Good For
  • Teenagers (5)
  • Multiple Players (4)
  • Men (2)
  • Adults (2)
  • Everyday Use (2)
  • Gifts (2)
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Halo Wars Review

bycmeade91 May 31, 2010
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to learn<br>Fits in Halo universe well<br>Solid RTS
Cons Some control issues<br>Short campaign
Recommended it? Yes

Halo Wars is a game set in the Halo universe that was originally established in Halo: Combat Evolved. The first thing that I would like to mention is that Halo Wars is NOT a FPS (First Person Shooter) like Halo, Halo 2, or Halo 3. It is an RTS (Real Time Strategy), more like a game in the Command... Read full review »

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OK

byCHRISTopher210 May 1, 2010
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This is like warcraft, but using Halo characters. The gameplay is not very interesting to me, but if you like those games then by all means, get it. Read full review »

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A pretty good RTS

byAtomsk Apr 17, 2010
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Pros Challenging, Multiplayer
Recommended it? Yes

AN all around good RTS game.  I have never been huge on strategy games on console.  The game takes a lot of queues from games like Starcraft.  The game doesn't do anything new, but it is solid in all aspects. Read full review »

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You are a member of the crew aboard the Spirit of Fire, a Phoenix-class colony ship converted for UNSC military use. Your ship has journeyed to the planet Harvest, where you've stumbled upon a mysterious ancient artifact. But what you are about to encounter will open the floodgates to conflict unlike anything you have ever seen. The sinister Covenant, an alien coalition set on obliterating humanity, has attacked Harvest, and an age of epic warfare is about to begin. In this stunning prequel to the Halo series, you will have the opportunity to experience the early battles between the UNSC and the Covenant that set the stage for the far-reaching conflict that defines the Halo saga. Halo Wars exposes you to an all-new dimension of the legendary conflict with groundbreaking strategic gameplay that places you in command of an arsenal of UNSC units. Crush the Covenant forces with your tactical brilliance and superior command, and turn the tide of battle with incredible Leaders possessing elite skills. Join up to five friends for thrilling new gameplay via the New Xbox Experience as you command either the UNSC or Covenant forces, pitting Warthogs and Scorpions against Grunts, Elites, Ghosts and Scarabs in battles that will define an age.

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Halo Wars combines a peerless control scheme and gameplay with an incredibly rich, epic story set 20 years prior to the story told in Halo: Combat Evolved. Halo Wars puts gamers in command of the battlefield over an arsenal of UNSC units and vehicles as they engage Covenant forces. They can counter and crush their opponent by tactically fielding the superior army. Players can also choose among Leaders that possess elite skills which can turn the tides of battle. Using various combinations of Leaders and units, players can create countless strategies tailored to their preferred playing styles and personalized strategies. The result is a strategic, commanding experience that is a must-have for Halo fans.

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

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Product Details and Features

Tech Details

Release Year 2009
Support Elements Online Gaming Support • HDTV Support • 16:09 • Supports Online Versus Multiplayer • 1080p Support • 1080i Support • Supports Online Leaderboards • Dolby Digital 5.1 • 16:9 Support • 480p Support • Downloadable Content • Supports Online Co-Op Multiplayer • 720p Support • Net Support
Control Elements Gamepad/Joystick

Key Features

Genre Shooter • Real-Time • Strategy
Rating T - Teen
Platform Xbox 360

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Brand Microsoft

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