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    Halo Wars

    Game » consists of 14 releases. Released Feb 26, 2009

    Halo Wars is a real-time strategy game for the Xbox 360. Join the Halo Wars crew on the UNSC ship CFV-88 Spirit of Fire and engage the Covenant head-on in an attempt to hold on to the recently taken human colony of Harvest. All Units!

    Is this worth £10 if i hate strategy games?

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    #1  Edited By crunchUK

    /question. I like the idea of making huge warthog battles, not so much the idea of navigating more menus than pathways

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    #2  Edited By natetodamax

    If you hate strategy games, why would you buy a strategy game?

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    #3  Edited By Tylea002

    As its crunch, I'm assuming he wants the payoff of huge warthog vehicle battles to watch. However, he wants to know if the RTS parts are worth suffering through for £10 for the payoff. Was that right@crunchUK: ?

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    #4  Edited By flaminghobo

    Yes, yes it is.

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    #5  Edited By nick_verissimo

    I can't say much about the halo franchise, but one example I can use is Brutal Legend.  I love the subject matter of Brutal Legend through and through, but the RTS made that game pretty hard to get through.  Overall, the story and the concept of Brutal Legend saved that game, but my experience with that game was pretty disappointing.  Now, if you love the Halo universe then the discounted price should be enough to make you get it?  Unless, you're just a casual fan.  Then maybe avoid it, especially if you hate strategy games.

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    #6  Edited By TheMustacheHero
    @natetodamax said:
    " If you hate strategy games, why would you buy a strategy game? "
    Because it's Halo, and this dude is the biggest Halo fan boy I've ever seen.
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    #7  Edited By Driadon
    @TheMustacheHero said:
    " @natetodamax said:
    " If you hate strategy games, why would you buy a strategy game? "
    Because it's Halo, and this dude is the biggest Halo fan boy I've ever seen. "
    In that case: yes, yes it is.
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    #8  Edited By crunchUK
    @Tylea002 said:
    " As its crunch, I'm assuming he wants the payoff of huge warthog vehicle battles to watch. However, he wants to know if the RTS parts are worth suffering through for £10 for the payoff. Was that right@crunchUK: ? "
    basically kind of. i used to play RTS way back in the days of windows 98 but i seemed to have gone off them a whole lot since
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    #9  Edited By natetodamax
    @TheMustacheHero said:
    " @natetodamax said:
    " If you hate strategy games, why would you buy a strategy game? "
    Because it's Halo, and this dude is the biggest Halo fan boy I've ever seen. "
    You have a point there.
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    #10  Edited By crunchUK

    Well it appears giantbomb does not have the capability to give advice., instead resorting to nerd cynicism. Because weirdly the most helpful and insightful post in this thread comes from somebody with only 29 posts. Dear me.

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    #11  Edited By Von

    Halo Wars is pretty much just "build a bunch of units, select all of them, throw them at enemy", so yes, it's worth it at that price. It's not a very strategic RTS.
     
    Pretty nifty cutscenes too.

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    #12  Edited By crunchUK
    @Von said:
    " Halo Wars is pretty much just "build a bunch of units, select all of them, throw them at enemy", so yes, it's worth it at that price. It's not a very strategic RTS. Pretty nifty cutscenes too. "
    so, what you're saying is that i won't spend 20 years building things and managing budgets (which is the part i absolutely loathe about RTS)? Maybe i should get halo wars then.
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    #13  Edited By Marshall109

    Yea Halo Wars is a very fast paced RTS, it's pretty simple and the battles are always fun to watch.

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    #14  Edited By Zereta

    Yea, its not really RTS-ey at all. Its a good game. I enjoyed it and I don't normally play RTSes. Go for it, if you haven't already...

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