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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  • Barrage of 'Halo Wars' Screens Invade

    Ensemble Studios' unloads another wave of screenshots for their company finale RTS project Halo Wars. Will their swan song live up to all the hype? You'll find out come Feb 26th (Asia), Feb 27th (EU, Middle East, Africa) or March 3rd (North America) when the game makes landfall on the Xbox 360. Click the image below for the Halo Wars image...

    Posted December 16, 2008| 82 Comments

    Barrage of 'Halo Wars' Screens Invade
  • 'Halo Wars' Release Date Announced: March 3, 2009

    Halo Wars, the real-time strategy game from Ensemble Studios and Microsoft, will be hitting the Xbox 360 on March 3, 2009. The game, which Ensemble believes will exemplify console RTS controls, will be available in both a standard edition and collector's edition. The $80 collector's edition will feature bonus content for Halo 3 in the form of...

    Posted December 8, 2008| 188 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Release Date Announced: March 3, 2009
  • Graeme Devine Speaks On 'Halo Wars' Controls

    One of the big concerns about Halo Wars is its controls. There have been tons of clunky real-time strategy games for consoles, due to the genre being established for the PC and developers having difficulty translating elegant controls to a console's game pad. Gamasutra interviewed lead designer Graeme Devine and campaign producer Bill Jackson....

    Posted November 24, 2008| 18 Comments

    Graeme Devine Speaks On 'Halo Wars' Controls
  • 'Emsemble: Halo Wars' Will Never Go To PC

    Ensemble's Graeme Devine insists emphatically that Halo Wars is not going to be released on PC. "Zero. Never. I'm going to go on the record and say never ever! Microsoft may go and announce it, but I'll say never." OK, we heard it from the horse's mouth. "Halo Wars is a console game, and it was designed to work on a console....

    Posted November 17, 2008| 23 Comments

     'Emsemble: Halo Wars' Will Never Go To PC
  • X-Play's Gaming Update 11.07.08

    Video games stalwart Morgan Webb, is here today to optimize your daily digital intake. In today's X-Play Gaming Update: Morgan Webb reveals details on the Halo Wars Limited Edition goodies The Watchmen videogame has been confirmed Xbox Live Arcade could have a Killer Instinct and Atari confirmed Ghostbusters: The Video...

    Posted November 7, 2008| 1 Comment

    X-Play's Gaming Update 11.07.08
  • 'Halo Wars' Collector's Edition Detailed, Dated

    Halo Wars is going to be hitting shelves in February 2009 and like anything Halo... it will be getting some premium Collector's Edition content. For $79.99, gamers can pick up the Halo Wars Collector's Edition, which includes: Three New “Halo 3” Multiplayer Maps – Be one of the first to experience the Mythic Map Pack from...

    Posted November 6, 2008| 49 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Collector's Edition Detailed, Dated
  • X-Play's Gaming Update 11.05.08

    If you missed tonight's X-Play Gaming Update for shame on you! Don't fret, we got you covered. In this edition Morgan Webb goes into new Halo Wars details, multiple EA sequels in the works, and quite possibly one of the greatest user-created LittleBigPlanet levels to date. X-Play Gaming Update 11.05.08 Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted November 5, 2008| 8 Comments

    X-Play's Gaming Update 11.05.08
  • 'Halo Wars' Walkthrough Video Showcase The Flood And Cryo-Bomb Weapon

    Ensemble Studios' Lead Game Developer Graeme Devine, (Quake III Arena, The 7th Guest, The 11th Hour) walks us through the gameplay of their exclusive Xbox 360 RTS Halo Wars in the following video. Additionally, "The Flood" have been revealed along with a devastating attack called the "Cryo Bomb". While the game is still set...

    Posted November 3, 2008| 43 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Walkthrough Video Showcase The Flood And Cryo-Bomb Weapon
  • Microsoft Keynote Blog From TGS 2008

    We're here at the Tokyo Game Show 2008, and it's time to see what Microsoft has up their sleeve, as they are prepared to give us a keynote and announce some new stuff while they do it. 12:03 PM - The Last Remnant trailer. We meet the principals, the graphics are kind of awesome, there's some gameplay footage that looks medieval and futuristic...

    Posted October 8, 2008| 29 Comments

    Microsoft Keynote Blog From TGS 2008
  • New 'Halo Wars' Cinematic

    Following up the "Five Long Years" revealed at E3, this brand new "Field Trip to Harvest" cinematic for Ensemble Studios' Halo Wars offers up some new details of the sci-fi RTS. Get a first look at the main cast of the UNSC forces as they make their approach on a Covenant gathering planetside. Enjoy the beautiful cinematic...

    Posted October 6, 2008| 102 Comments

    New 'Halo Wars' Cinematic
  • Beattie Explains Plot In 'Halo' Spec Script

    Stuart Beattie, more recently known as the man who penned Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, loves Halo so much that in his free time he wrote a script adapted from the novel Halo: The Fall of Reach. This much we knew already. Recently, Beattie mentioned that he is in talks with Microsoft about getting his movie made, and...

    Posted October 3, 2008| 43 Comments

    Beattie Explains Plot In 'Halo' Spec Script
  • Sessler's Soapbox: R.I.P. Ensemble Studios

    It's always a sad day whenever a video game development studio has to close up shop, but the recent announcement of Ensemble Studios' shut down has hit Adam especially hard. Ensemble has recently gained attention for their development of Halo Wars, but they were also the team behind the revolutionary RTS franchise, Age of Empires. For those of...

    Posted September 25, 2008| 16 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: R.I.P. Ensemble Studios
  • 'Halo' MMO Project Pulled By Ensemble

    Update: Videogaming247 pointed out a gallery full of concept images from the Halo MMO project via Flickr. Ensemble Studios, developers of the upcoming 360 RTS Halo Wars, has recently canceled an MMO project involving Master Chief's universe, according to Gamasutra's report. The studio's decision to pull the Halo MMO was due to the fact that...

    Posted September 23, 2008| 73 Comments

    'Halo' MMO Project Pulled By Ensemble
  • Ensemble Studios Closing After 'Halo Wars'

    Microsoft has confirmed that the studio behind the RTS hit Age of Empires will be shutting down once they complete their latest project for the Xbox 360, Halo Wars. Citing "fiscally-rooted" decisions, Microsoft plans to form a new studio with the core employees from Ensemble Studios to create new projects. The following is an excerpt...

    Posted September 10, 2008| 6 Comments

    Ensemble Studios Closing After 'Halo Wars'
  • Ensemble Shutting Down After 'Halo Wars'?

    The studio behind the Age of Empire RTS series may shut down after the completion of its latest Xbox 360 project, Halo Wars, according to a rumor reported by Shack News. The report states that several employees from Ensemble Studios that were not involved in the Halo Wars project were laid off today by the company, and incentives were offered...

    Posted September 9, 2008| 16 Comments

    Ensemble Shutting Down After 'Halo Wars'?
  • Sessler's Soapbox: R.I.P. Ensemble Studios

    Posted: September 24, 2008

    15,271 Views | 01:45 | 7 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 09.10.08

    Posted: September 10, 2008

    985 Views | 03:14 | 2 Comments

  • Halo Wars: All Access

    Posted: September 5, 2008

    4,919 Views | 01:59 | 3 Comments

  • Halo Wars Game Preview

    Posted: July 30, 2008

    10,117 Views | 02:49 | 7 Comments

  • Hands On: Halo Wars

    Posted: July 14, 2008

    33,022 Views | 07:05 | 17 Comments


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