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Reviewed: Halo Wars
Author: Michael Ahlf       Date: April 17th, 2009
Page: 2

Final Breakdown

Gameplay:

Can you handle gameplay that's no different from a 14 year old title?

Graphics:

The graphics are as solid as they can be, though it won't zoom in quite as far as one might like.

Sound and Music:

Enjoy the voice acting. Some of it's good, some of it's bad. The music is recycled.

Difficulty:

Don't expect a challenge unless you crank the difficulty level way up.

Controls and Interface:

Between friendly AI set on "dumb as rocks" and the difficulty of selecting anything other than "units onscreen" or "all units", the interface proves that a controller simply can't do what a mouse and keyboard can.

Overall:

If you really want to see the prequel storyline, rent it or wait for it to hit the bargain bin.

 


Added:  Friday, April 17, 2009
Reviewer:  Michael Ahlf
Score:
Page: 3/3

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