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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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  • Learn About Spartans in 'Halo Wars'

    While Halo Wars takes place well before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, and Halo 3, there will indeed be Spartans in the game. Lead Designer, Dave Pottinger of Ensemble Studios, posted a lengthy blog entry on the official Halo Wars website, which details the super soldiers inclusion in the game. Dave writes, "People expect...

    Posted September 4, 2008| 18 Comments

    Learn About Spartans in 'Halo Wars'
  • 'Halo Wars' Box Art Revealed

    Check it out: The box art for upcoming Halo-centric RTS Halo Wars! The game is scheduled to come out in 2009. You can check out the Halo Wars image gallery here.

    Posted August 25, 2008| 31 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Box Art Revealed
  • 'Halo' Movie Take 2: 'Gears of War' Movie Writer Joins

    While Hollywood's first take on a Halo movie eventually ceased to exist, another writer is reported to have shown interest in Master Chief's life, this time, based on his novels. Gears of War movie scribe Stuart Beattie is said to have written another script for Halo's second big screen attempt, based on Eric Nylund's prequel text, Halo: Fall...

    Posted August 5, 2008| 26 Comments

    'Halo' Movie Take 2: 'Gears of War' Movie Writer Joins
  • 'Halo Wars' Game Preview

    David Pottinger, Lead Designer of Halo Wars, gives us the story on the new RTS in the epic Halo franchise from Ensemble Studios and Microsoft Games Studios. Will Halo work as an RTS? We like what we see so far and the promise of an in-depth online skirmish mode makes us very happy. Will you be playing this game when it releases exclusively on...

    Posted July 30, 2008| 31 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Game Preview
  • Bungie Prez Disagreed With Postponed 'Halo' Announcement

    Harold Ryan, president of Halo developer company Bungie, said to EuroGamer that his company disagreed with the decision last week to delay their rumored new Halo game announcement. "Keeping things clean, I certainly didn't agree with the decision to delay our news until sometime after E3," said Ryan. He said that Bungie keeps their...

    Posted July 24, 2008| 10 Comments

    Bungie Prez Disagreed With Postponed 'Halo' Announcement
  • X-Play's Best Of E3 Awards Tonight!

    E3 might be over, but we're not done by a longshot. Tonight, X-Play returned to the air to bring your their Best of E3 Awards. This year's E3 brought a list of titles of unprecedented quality, but only a few were able to garner our label of Best of E3.What did you think of the decisions? Did LittleBigPlanet really deserve the title of E3 Best...

    Posted July 18, 2008| 206 Comments

    X-Play's Best Of E3 Awards Tonight!
  • 'Halo Wars' Story Trailer

    Check out the brand-new story trailer for Halo Wars, the upcoming RTS game based on the epic Halo universe from Ensemble Studios and Microsoft. Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted July 14, 2008| 16 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Story Trailer
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Sessler Previews E3

    E3 is coming up fast! All the biggest names in gaming will be showing off their big upcoming titles and, needless to say, this all has Adam as giddy as a school girl. In this week's Sessler's Soapbox, Adam wants to share his giddiness with you as well as let you in on the fact that our E3 coverage is going to have exclusive demos that no one...

    Posted July 3, 2008| 23 Comments

    Sessler's Soapbox: Sessler Previews E3
  • 'Halo' Getting Board Game

    Many a night, as I played Halo in my dark, artificially cooled apartment I wondered if there was a better way to play the game. Sure, the Xbox 360 lends itself quite nicely to a FPS and Halo is Microsoft's established franchise, but there was something missing. Something cardboard. For almost a year the answer has eluded me, but now I can...

    Posted July 3, 2008| 31 Comments

    'Halo' Getting Board Game
  • New 'Halo Wars' Screens

    Halo Wars screens... a lot more majestic than the last lot. Ensemble Studios has given us a little more flavor for this Xbox 360 real time strategy with these detailed shots. Expect the drop in October.. Click the image below for the Halo Wars Image Gallery Read More?

    Posted July 2, 2008| 24 Comments

    New 'Halo Wars' Screens
  • New 'Halo Wars' Images

    It's not a lot but we've got a couple new images of the iconic Warthog unit and UNSC Firebase structure from Ensemble Studios' Halo Wars due out in October exclusively for the Xbox 360. Click the image below for the Halo Wars gallery.

    Posted June 27, 2008| 21 Comments

    New 'Halo Wars' Images
  • 'Halo Wars' Details Revealed

    The latest issue of GamePro magazine has some details on upcoming real-time strategy title Halo Wars. According to the magazine: Two-player online cooperative play for Halo Wars' story-driven campaign mode has been confirmed. It's expected to support six players in multiplayer matchups over Xbox Live. Only one "resource"...

    Posted June 9, 2008| 27 Comments

    'Halo Wars' Details Revealed


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