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Halo Wars
 Ensemble Studios  |  Mar 3, 2009

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10.0
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Difficulty: 1
Learning Curve: 1
Published by: mattster
Date: 2009-04-16
Gameplay10/1010
Graphics10/1010
Sound10/1010
Value10/1010

Halo Wars - Metacritic Review

Halo Wars is the next big real-time strategy game from Ensemble Studios, creators of "Age of Empires." Designed exclusively for the Xbox 360, Halo Wars allows you to take charge of the human UNSC armies and see the Halo universe from a totally new perspective. Halo Wars takes place before Halo 1 during the UNSC’s first deadly encounters with the Covenant. Players lead the crew of the UNSC's "Spirit of Fire" from initial skirmishes to an all out war against the evil Covenant.

PUBLISHER: Microsoft
DEVELOPER: Ensemble Studios
GENRE(S): Real-Time Strategy
PLAYERS: 6
ESRB RATING: T (Teen)
RELEASE DATE: March 3, 2009

What The Critics Said

GameShark - 100
The differences between Halo Wars and a more traditional PC RTS are distinct. Yes, the controls aren’t as precise nor are there a great diversity of units, structures, or resources—but that's the point. By approaching the game as fundamentally different, the resulting design feels native to the console controller. In the end Halo Wars just plain works, and is a huge step in the development of real time strategy gaming on the consoles.


AceGamez - 100
Halo Wars is an absolute triumph, every bit as well designed and beautifully implemented as the Halo trilogy; the only real downside is that it's so addictive that you'll find it hard to tear yourself away. Finished the fight? Time to start another one!

Vandal Online - 95
Halo Wars is possibly the best real-time strategy game ever made for console. It captures all the essence of the genre and, for the first time, translates it to our gamepad with absolute success. It's not like the dominating sort of strategy game in PCs, but it has its own, well defined personality, and its specific features, which define Halo Wars as a solid and outstanding bet.

Xbox World Australia - 92
Halo Wars is such a good RTS because it does so many things right. It nails the Halo look and feel through its cut scenes, environments, units and even that distinctively saturated Halo colour pallet.

MondoXbox - 91
Ensemble Studios finally achieved a result sought by many developers this gen: creating a true console RTS, easy and amusing to play, yet keeping it highly challenging. Besides this, we get a great Halo story, with charismatic characters and amazing CGI cut-scenes. This game did for the RTS genre what the original Halo did for the FPS, and we're sure it will have a great impact in future games of this kind.












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Halo Wars Achievements (58)

There are 58 achievements with a total of 1200 points available
Killjoy
Disrupt 5 active Leader Powers in a single game on Blood River.
25
Drain Cleaner
Kill 20 enemy squads with a continuous Covenant Leader Power on Memorial Basin.
30
Never Leave a Man Behind
Finish with 5000 net resources tributed to your teammates on Memorial Basin except in Deathmatch.
15
Tour Coming Through
Hot drop 50 squads to your Covenant Leader in a single game on Barrens.
30
Living Loving Bug
Get a Scarab during a Reinforcement game.
30
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