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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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  • 'Halo Wars' Video Documentary, Less is More

    Halo Wars developers talk about the pure, minimalistic approach they took in creating the core gameplay elements for the upcoming Xbox 360-exclusive RTS. 'Less is more' in Ensemble's farewell title. It comes with a great deal of gameplay online/offline options. Personally, the "3 on 3 vs. A.I." interests me the most, as they bring back...

    Posted February 23, 2009| 39 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Video Documentary, Less is More
  • DICE 2009: Bruce Shelley Interview - The Legend

    If you were ever seriously interested in the development-side of the gaming industry pull up a chair and take some notes on one of the best in the pantheon of developers. TheFeed's Raymond Padilla snags a heart-felt, informative interview with game-designing icon Bruce Shelley (Age of Empires, Halo Wars), as he talks about life post Ensemble...

    Posted February 20, 2009| 8 Comments

    DICE 2009: Bruce Shelley Interview - The Legend
  • X-Play's 'Halo Wars' Review

    I don't know if you've heard of Halo or not, but a lot of people apparently really love it. Which is why it's good that they keep coming out with new games in the Halo series. Halo Wars is an RTS game that takes place in the Halo-verse, and X-Play has a review of the game that should keep those who love the series occupied for quite some time...

    Posted February 20, 2009| 756 Comments

    X-Play's 'Halo Wars' Review
  • The Hottest 'Halo' Player Ever?

    When I run across pictures of a hot chick playing Halo 3, I am morally, ethically and legally bound to share them with you. The above gamer girl, Amanda Johnstone from South London, says she loves "being snuggled up in bed with her Xbox controller, playing Halo to help take her away from her daily stresses." While I don't want to...

    Posted February 19, 2009| 61 Comments

    The Hottest 'Halo' Player Ever?
  • 'Halo Wars' Dev Diary: Halo Universe/ Console RTS Gameplay Marriage

    Game design legend Graeme Devine and company talk about marrying their console RTS gameplay with the mythic Halo universe in this video doc for the Xbox-exclusive Halo Wars. Update: I finally get the metaphor of the CG at the beginning of this video in terms of the collision of gameplay and story. At first, I just though the UNSC and the...

    Posted February 13, 2009| 20 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Dev Diary: Halo Universe/ Console RTS Gameplay Marriage
  • 'Halo Wars' Call to Battle Trailer: Slick Demo Reminder

    To accompany the news of the Halo Wars demo going live today, Microsoft has let loose a new trailer calling all parties interested for battle to step forward. Halo Wars launches starting February 26 in Asia, February 27 in Europe and March 3 in the Americas. Halo Wars Call to Battle Trailer Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted February 5, 2009| 66 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Call to Battle Trailer: Slick Demo Reminder
  • 'Halo Wars' Demo Is Live!

    Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version Larry Major Nelson has announced that the demo for Halo Wars is now available on Xbox Live. Go forth and download! The demo is listed as 1GB on Xbox.com, so plan ahead. For more information on the game, be sure to check out Jeff's fine write up and the accompanying videos. After you've given the...

    Posted February 5, 2009| 88 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Demo Is Live!
  • 'Halo Wars' Video Doc: Units, Meet the Spartans and More

    Meet the Spartans and others, as Ensemble Studio (now defunct) developers detail numerous units in the upcoming Xbox 360 RTS Halo Wars. Get your hands on the demo this Thursday until the game launches March 3. Halo Wars Video Documenatry: Units Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted February 3, 2009| 27 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Video Doc: Units, Meet the Spartans and More
  • McFarlane Announces Line Of 'Halo Wars' Figures

    Brand new, toy versions of Halo War's soldiers will be yours to play with and/or admire by the end of the month. McFarlane Toys' newest line of Halo figures, the Halo Wars 'Heroic' Collection, will be released to Toys 'R' Us, GameStop, and a third retailer to be announced before the Halo Wars game ships on March 3. They feature all new sculpts...

    Posted February 3, 2009| 9 Comments

    McFarlane Announces Line Of 'Halo Wars' Figures
  • Ensemble Tour Reveals Unreleased Games

    Pour a little off the top for Ensemble Studios. As of last week, the development house is no more... The company was best known for groundbreaking RTS series Age of Empires and soon-to-be-released sci-fi RTS game Halo Wars for the 360. It started in 1995 and acquired by Microsoft in 2001. Before last week's closing, gaming site Gamasutra took a...

    Posted February 2, 2009| 17 Comments

    Ensemble Tour Reveals Unreleased Games
  • Video Game Revenues To Grow To $20 Billion in 09!

    Even though growth in the industry is likely to slow from 19 percent to 6.7 percent, analyst Mike Hickey of Janco Partners says U.S. video game industry revenues will be worth over 20 billion dollars by the end of 2009. "We continue to believe video games offer an exceedingly strong value proposition for consumers in the current economic...

    Posted January 28, 2009| 29 Comments

    Video Game Revenues To Grow To $20 Billion in 09!
  • 'Halo Wars' Video Documentary, Details "Spartan Jacking" and More

    Still in the dark about Halo Wars? Ensemble Studios provide an extensive overview of their upcoming Xbox 360 RTS, detailing topics such as base managment, gameplay design philosophies and "Spartan Jacking". Halo Wars is set for March 3rd with a multi-map demo hitting the 360 February 5th. Halo Wars Developer Documentary #1 Watch...

    Posted January 23, 2009| 112 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Video Documentary, Details "Spartan Jacking" and More
  • 'Halo Wars' Soundtrack Announced

    The release date, as well as the track list to the Halo Wars soundtrack has been announced! The Halo Wars Original Soundtrack 2-disc set features over 50 minutes of "the adrenalized and sublime original score from the Halo Wars game." The music was composed by Stephen Rippy (Age of Empires series, Age of Mythology) with performances...

    Posted January 16, 2009| 13 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Soundtrack Announced
  • 'Halo Wars' CES 09 Footage

    Our latest offering from our CES 09 Golden Goose, is a large helping of off-screen cam footage of Ensemble Studios' Xbox 360 RTS, Halo Wars. Relax, enjoy. Halo Wars hits the 360 March 3rd. Halo Wars CES 09 Cam Footage Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted January 16, 2009| 38 Comments

    'Halo Wars' CES 09 Footage
  • Bungie's Small Stocking Stuffer: 'Halo 3' Mythic Map Pack Screens

    Well looks like you've made the nice list for this year's early Christmas presents. Bungie has decided that you... the Halo 3 buff that you are... deserves a small stocking stuffer with a batch of (mostly) new screens from the upcoming Mythic Map Pack expansion. Included in the image gallery are 2 out of the projected 3 maps: the Assembly and...

    Posted December 23, 2008| 44 Comments

    Bungie's Small Stocking Stuffer: 'Halo 3' Mythic Map Pack Screens
  • 'Halo Wars' Preview

    Posted: January 13, 2009

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  • X-Play's 2009 Preview Show: H-I

    Posted: December 23, 2008

    13,947 Views | 02:27 | 20 Comments

  • All Access Preview: Halo Wars

    Posted: December 18, 2008

    6,158 Views | 02:49 | 15 Comments

  • Face Time: The Legendary Todd McFarlane

    Posted: December 11, 2008

    9,894 Views | 08:47 | 7 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 11.07.08

    Posted: November 7, 2008

    7,416 Views | 02:48 | 2 Comments

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