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7.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 4433 ratings
  1. 10 (796)
  2. 9 (1174)
  3. 8 (1263)
  4. 7 (561)
  5. 6 (219)
  6. 5 (117)
  7. 4 (52)
  8. 3 (34)
  9. 2 (39)
  10. 1 (178)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    okay finally the first great rts (real time strategy)

    Rated on August 10, 2009 by deadsqueel77

    story mode okay i personally think this game is just plain fun like the campaign was actually kind of difficult but co-op was kind of easy but that's okay i mean its not bad i give the story mode 8.7...

    0 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Halo Wars provides a fun game that can be learned quickly but requires much playtime to become great at.

    Rated on August 25, 2009 by Hisenver

    I originally downloaded the demo for the Xbox 360 before it came out. Right off the bat I liked the game play, and the amazing storyline. I rented it as soon as I could and immediately started on the ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Don't understand the "6.5" score.Very good game and here's why:

    Rated on August 29, 2009 by slimsammy

    Great game. I see no problem with it.Actually, thats untrue.You know every game you get has at least one part you absolutely hate(not including your favorite)? Well, this game requires unstoppable pla...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    It's really not bad! I have no idea why Gamespot says 6.5!

    Rated on August 30, 2009 by Dekonizer

    First off, lemme say that this is not like other Halo games. You probably already know that, but I just want to make sure. You do not control an individual person in a first-person view. You command y...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Command and Conquer with prettier graphics...

    Rated on September 10, 2009 by routerguy666

    I was a fanatic about C&C when it came out, what, 12 or 13 years ago? So I picked this up after watching a guy playing it in the store. Looked pretty cool and worth checking out, plus it was about h...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Different but still great fun!

    Rated on April 10, 2012 by CharlesHass

    Halo wars is not a game for the FPS obsessed gamer, it is a strategy game about fighting small battles on "maps", building bases, training units and researching technologies. You can play as either...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    only good if your 10 or youre not very good at planning or strategy.

    Rated on September 24, 2009 by Marine_Trooper

    well this game is a rent for people who are not fans of the halo franchise but like rts but if ur a hardcore rts fan certainly do not buy this,its only for fans of simple games,there is a lack of unit...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Wow. Didn't know that would suck.

    Rated on October 01, 2009 by Samsung1996

    Man, this game is not for anyone, especially not for Halo fans. Even if you still want it after reading this, rent it before you buy it. I learned that the hard way. First off, this HALO game is an RT...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5

    Aint half bad, but it aint half good either.

    Rated on October 01, 2009 by GregorZelinsky

    I was actually one of those people who read up about it, spent hours on their forums, pre-ordered the limited edition and wasn't totally happy with what I thought would be an awesome RTSs, and what I ...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    This isn't your average Halo title, but in some places it shines, and Halo fans will enjoy this rather fun game.

    Rated on October 03, 2009 by groundgamer

    My immediate reaction to Halo Wars was as mixed as that of anyone else. One side of my collective Halo consciousness argued that it must just be a quick Halo cash in game and that the real time strate...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.