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Halo Wars

Halo Wars
alaScore 79

22 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Halo Wars. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Halo Wars is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Daniel S. Evans (

Halo Wars


Halo 3 was the conclusion of the Halo trilogy, and it supposedly brought the saga of our favorite Master Chief to a close. But apparently Microsoft has decided the Halo universe is going to live on. No, we're not talking about Halo 4. Nor even the...

Halo for RTS Fans. A new take on the popular Halo universe. Multiple interesting missions

Controls are hard to get used to. Units are not as autonomous as you'd like

This is a solid first attempt at an RTS game within the familiar Halo universe.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Gareth Van Zyl (

Halo Wars


The Halo franchise is one of the Xbox console's largest and most popular brands. Can this game continue the magic?

A great game which has attention to detail and progressive game-play for an RTS title. The story might be a tad on the over-scripted side though.

Nov, 2009


Expert review by: Hugo Jobling (

Halo Wars


Thought you'd finished the fight? Think again!

Halo Wars isn't Halo. With Halo, Bungie looked at other console FPS games and came up with something completely fresh and, in hindsight, utterly brilliant. Halo Wars is fundamentally no different to any other console RTS, but unlike its peers it works...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Luke Anderson (

Halo Wars


halo wars review: Halo Wars is a fun strategy outing for fans of the universe, but it feels simplistic and short alongside other games in the genre.

Superb selection of UNSC and Covenant forces, Easy to play once you grasp the controls, Engaging storyline and cutscenes, Good mission variety through campaign mode, Covenant not playable in campaign mode, Flood not playable at all, Small unit counts...

Covenant not playable in campaign mode, Flood not playable at all, Small unit counts and map limit the scale of battles, Very few multiplayer options

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: (

Best Strategy Game for A Console Ever


I had my doubts about this game as its predecessors were less than entertaining, Red Alert 3. The main problem with the previous games was that the controls were terrible. When you play on the computer, the controls are easy, but with an XBOX...

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Al_asad (

Halo Wars


i luv cnet caus it gives a much more user friendly rating rather then having to traul thru paragrapghs of reviews



Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: XBOX GAMER (

Halo Wars


Yes I agree who would give this superb game 6.5/10 do I smell a rat. Love everything about this game many hours of fun.


None at all

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Captain Forge (

Halo Wars


Awesome game



Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Megarath1 (

Halo Wars


Cnet/ Gamespot aren't giving this game enough credit, sure it isnt perfect but for a strategy game that had heaps of hype and made specifically for the Xbox 360 it is quite good.

Good diversity of Units and upgrade options ; immersive single player campaign ; Impressive Multiplayer

Short campaign ( no campaign for flood/covenant) but probably DLC ; Could be larger scale battles

Feb, 2009