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Longtime real-time strategy house Ensemble Studios has been shut down by its parent company, Microsoft, much to the dismay of its legions of Age of Empires fans. After playing the developer's last game, Halo Wars, the studio's closure is even more baffling. Halo Wars isn't perfect, but it's a huge step in the right direction for console RTS. For the first time in the sub-genre, I felt like I was playing a game instead of wrestling with a kludged-together control scheme. The beauty of Halo Wars is its simplicity. There are no modifier keys on the controller, no mutable unit AI stances


  • Name: Halo Wars
  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • 1 to 6 Players
  • Developer: Ensemble Studios
  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Release Date: 3/3/2009
  • ESRB: T
  • Offline Multiplayer:
  • Online Multiplayer:
Accessibility Features
  • Subtitles: No
  • [cc]: No
  • Colorblind Mode: No
  • Multiple Difficulty Settings: No
  • In-game Help/Hint System: No
  • Other Features: 0
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