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Halo Wars Latest News - Xbox 360

Game Description:Experience the battles that started it all in this combat-strategy saga that unfolds in the storied universe of Halo. Set in the time before the original Halo first-person shooter, Halo Wars begins aboard a ship, the Spirit of Fire, retrofitted for UNSC military use. Lead legions of UNSC soldiers, Scorpions, Warthogs, and more into combat as you experience the first battles in the war against the Covenant. Choose the right leaders to carry out your battlefield strategy, move units, command troops, attack, counterattack, and crush your opponents in large-scale Halo battles. Online multiplayer battles let up to six commanders match wits using UNSC or Covenant forces.
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  • Microsoft's 343 Industries Announces New Halo Legends Anime Project

    If a handful of games and several novelizations haven’t provided you with enough Halo content, then you’ll be pleased to hear about 343 Industries upcoming Halo Legends project. Taking a cue (and a few of the studios) from the short-film collection based on The Matrix universe (The Animatrix), Halo Legends will consist of several...

    Posted July 23, 2009

    Microsoft's 343 Industries Announces New Halo Legends Anime Project
  • New Halo Wars Historic Battle Map Pack Released

    Time to load out anew, Halo Wars fans. The new Historic Battle map pack, developed by Robot Entertainment, has arrived on the Xbox Live Marketplace for 800 Microsoft points. So if you loves you some canonical turning point reenactments, you’re in for a treat. Here are the details on the four new skirmish maps: Barrens (1v1 Map):...

    Posted July 21, 2009

    New Halo Wars Historic Battle Map Pack Released
  • New DLC Queued Up For Halo Wars - New Maps, Achievements

    More downloadable content is headed to Halo Wars on July 21st in the "Historic Battles" pack. The pack will run you a cool 800 MS Points ($10!) and includes four new maps and four new achievements. The four maps, which all sound like zones in World of WarCraft, are as follows: Barrens (1v1 Map): Difficult terrain channels units...

    Posted July 14, 2009

    New DLC Queued Up For Halo Wars - New Maps, Achievements
  • Additional Halo Wars Balance Tweaks, Bug Fixes Coming

    People seem to be enjoying Halo Wars multiplayer, since Robot Entertainment, one of several studios splintered out of the new defunct Ensemble Studios, is prepared to release another title update with additional balance tweaks and bug fixes. The complete list of changes coming for the new title update: Read More?

    Posted July 10, 2009

    Additional Halo Wars Balance Tweaks, Bug Fixes Coming
  • Halo Wars Lead Designer Now Working For Apple's iPhone Group

    Remember Ensemble Studios, the Microsoft-owned development studio behind the Age of Empires series and, most recently, Halo Wars? Well, you should considering it was only closed down a few months ago. Anyway, it turns out that Ensemble Studios' lead designer and lead writer on Halo Wars, Graeme Devine, has recently been working over at Apples...

    Posted June 8, 2009

    Halo Wars Lead Designer Now Working For Apple's iPhone Group
  • 'Halo Wars' DLC Catches Progenitor Virus, Suspected Of Being On Disc

    It seems like only a month and thirteen days ago that gamers everywhere were up in arms over suspicions DLC for Resident Evil 5 being nothing more than a 2-megabyte key used to unlock multiplayer content that was already on the retail disc. Once all that hullabaloo started, vice president of Strategic Planning & Business Development for...

    Posted May 20, 2009| 15 Comments

    'Halo Wars' DLC Catches Progenitor Virus, Suspected Of Being On Disc
  • 'Halo Wars' Multiplayer Downloadable Content Now Available

    If you've been looking for new ways to mix up Halo Wars multiplayer, Microsoft has released the "Strategic Options" add-on for 800 Microsoft Points ($10), which adds three new game modes -- Keepaway, Tug of War and Reinforcement. Microsoft's official descriptions of the new game types: Keepaway Mode: This is the Halo Wars...

    Posted May 19, 2009| 11 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Multiplayer Downloadable Content Now Available
  • A Deep Look At The Halo Novels

    When novels set in the Halo universe are published, they sell many, many copies. That's right, Halo and great literature actually go together, and fans of both Halo's myth-tinged sci-fi universe and book-readin' are numerous enough to propel each novelization of the game series to the top of the New York Times best-seller list for fiction....

    Posted May 5, 2009| 17 Comments

    A Deep Look At The Halo Novels
  • 'Halo Wars' Getting New Modes, Achievements In DLC

    Even though Ensemble Studios is no more, Robot Entertainment will be making content for the Xbox 360 RTS Halo Wars. The first pack, titled "Strategic Options", will introduce three new game modes and add four new achievements. The modes are: Keepaway Mode: This is the “Halo Wars” adaptation of Capture the Flag. ...

    Posted April 21, 2009| 13 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Getting New Modes, Achievements In DLC
  • 'Halo Wars' Sells More Than One-Million Copies Globally

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Microsoft has announced that Halo Wars has sold over one-million copies worldwide. Today's press release stated: "Sales of Halo Wars have reached more than one million units worldwide, making the exclusive Xbox 360 title the best selling real-time strategy game on any current generation console. With...

    Posted March 19, 2009| 104 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Sells More Than One-Million Copies Globally
  • Bonfire's David Rippy Says Ensemble Was A Victim Of Its Own Success

    David Rippy, founder of Bonfire Studios and former producer at Ensemble Studios, believes that one of the reasons Microsoft chose to shut down Ensemble was due to its lack of versatility, or rather, not having the opportunity to show off its versatility. In a recent interview with Gamesindustry.biz, he said: "Ensemble was kind of a victim...

    Posted March 10, 2009| 38 Comments

    Bonfire's David Rippy Says Ensemble Was A Victim Of Its Own Success
  • 'TheFeed's' Weekend Playlist: 'Dragon Quest V,' 'Fallout 3,' 'Street Fighter IV,' And More!

    The weekend is finally here! Tons of us at TheFeed have grand plans to travel the world, party like rock stars, go on major shopping sprees, save dolphins, and more. The one thing we all have in common is that a good chunk of our weekends will be spent playing games. Here's the first (of what will be several) lists of what TheFeed crew is...

    Posted March 6, 2009| 95 Comments

    'TheFeed's' Weekend Playlist: 'Dragon Quest V,' 'Fallout 3,' 'Street Fighter IV,' And More!
  • 'Halo Wars' Gets The Korean TV Treatment

    Korean gamers love real-time strategy games -- so much so that television networks in Korea broadcast competitive matches of all the top RTS titles. The latest game getting all gussied up for TV: Halo Wars. Siliconera has reported: "Korea loves Starcraft so much that local television network MBC Game started broadcasting Starcaft matches...

    Posted March 6, 2009| 21 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Gets The Korean TV Treatment
  • 'Halo Wars' Expanded Universe Trailer

    Check out X-Play's Adam Sessler as he joins Halo Wars developers and prominent gaming community members to discuss the prequel storyline and it's role within the Halo canon. FYI, spoiler alert at the end of the video if you're not familiar with the origins of Spartans and their role with humanity. Halo Wars Universe Expanded Trailer Watch...

    Posted March 2, 2009| 22 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Expanded Universe Trailer
  • Gamestop Holding Midnight Launch Events For 'Halo Wars' -- Why?!?

    Watch Larger Version of this Video According to a document on its Web site, thousands of Gamestop stores across the nation are holding midnight launches for Halo Wars. Like many of you, I'm impressed with what Ensemble Studios has done in terms of creating a real-time strategy control scheme for a console. If my frickin' defective Xbox 360...

    Posted February 27, 2009| 90 Comments

    Gamestop Holding Midnight Launch Events For 'Halo Wars' -- Why?!?
  • Halo Wars Video Documentary: Core Gameplay Fun

    Posted: February 23, 2009

    2,187 Views | 03:53

  • DICE 2009: Bruce Shelley Interview

    Posted: February 20, 2009

    4,100 Views | 09:09

  • Halo Wars Review

    Posted: February 20, 2009

    66,646 Views | 02:53 | 90 Comments

  • Halo Wars Video Documentary: Halo Universe

    Posted: February 13, 2009

    5,908 Views | 03:43 | 3 Comments

  • Halo Wars Call to Battle Trailer

    Posted: February 5, 2009

    10,802 Views | 01:22 | 2 Comments

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