Release Date: March 3, 2009
Platform: Xbox 360
Rated T for Teen: Mild Blood, Mild Language, Violence
Developer: Ensemble Studios / Bungie Software
Online: 6 Player Versus/ 2 Player Co-op
Local: 1 Player
Taking place before Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo Wars is an RTS that is on the world Harvest. Halo Wars is one of the few Halo games to be published by a separate studio than Bungie and also the only game thus far to be a Real Time Strategy game set in the Halo Universe. The game features online play that can be played with up to 6 players online on 3 vs. 3 teams and boasts 6 different characters with different abilities. You can choose to play as Captain Cutter, Sergeant Forge, Professor Anders, The Arbiter, Prophet of Regret, and Brute Chieftain. Overall the game received favorable reviews.