Halo Wars

343 at PAX East: Halo Wars 2 Panel

With Halo Wars 2 already being played by Ultimate Edition owners and Standard Edition owners to clock in on Tuesday, February 21, fans are already playing in and learning about the universe outside Master Chief’s visor. But some may wonder about the choices, either mechanically or visually, 343 Industries made in Halo Wars 2. Lucky for them that a few 343 folks will be hosting a panel during...[Read More]

Review: Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One)

Title: Halo Wars 2 Developer: 343 Industries / Creative Assembly Publisher: Microsoft Release Date: February 17 for Ultimate Edition owners, February 21 for everyone Platforms available: Xbox One / Windows 10 as Play Anywhere Title Difficulty played: Normal The sequel to the best-selling console real-time strategy (RTS) of all time is launching tomorrow for Ultimate Edition owners and in five days...[Read More]

343 Industries clarifies: Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 “retail plans have shifted”, will not be sold outside Europe

As we heard last month from the folks at THQ Nordic, the upcoming real-time strategy title Halo Wars 2’s Windows 10 version would be coming to brick-and-mortar stores worldwide upon the games release. At the time, we saw both the Ultimate and Standard Edition boxes, and had confirmation that the hard-copy disc version of Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 would include a code to redeem digitally tha...[Read More]

Preview: Halo Wars 2 is A World of Chaos

Title – Halo Wars 2 Developer – Creative Assembly / 343 Industries Publisher – Microsoft Release Date – February 17 for Ultimate Edition owners, February 21 for everyone Real-time strategy is back on Xbox One with Halo Wars 2 and its full of chaos from multiplayer to the campaign. First off I want to talk about Blitz mode – and especially Firefight Blitz – becau...[Read More]

Two Halo Wars 2 Live Action Ads Released

Halo Wars 2 releases in about 8 days for Ultimate Edition pre-orders and the game will release on February 21 for everyone. Today Microsoft released two new live action ads for the game featuring Atriox and Captain Cutter and they are hysterical. One of them is when they are both on a airplane and Atriox uses Cutter as a armrest and the other is them trying to make a deal for a car in a strategic ...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 will be about 24 GB on Xbox One

UPDATE: Halo Wars 2 is now available for pre-load on Xbox One. It was already available on Windows 10. Halo Wars 2 is around the corner and it may be the smallest Halo game on Xbox One if you don’t count Spartan Assault. Halo 5 and Halo MCC have well over 70 GB in size and Halo Wars 2 looks to have just about 24 GB. Now this is a bit of a shocker as the beta was about 10 GB and you’d t...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 will not have cross-platform play says Spencer

A couple of days ago, Xbox’s Phil Spencer was asked about cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers. The question comes after Gears of War 4 was updated to allow keyboard warriors to compete head-to-head with their controller-wielding friends and allies. While cross-play isn’t a requisite aspect of the Xbox Play Anywhere functionality of a game, it can make it a lot ea...[Read More]

New Halo Wars 2 And Forza Horizon 3 Xbox One S Bundles Announced

After having a great month in December, 2016, Microsoft have announced two new Xbox One S bundles to kick off the new year. The Xbox One S Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition Bundle (1TB) and Xbox One S Forza Horizon 3 Bundle (1TB and 500GB). Both bundles include the new Xbox One S, the ultimate games and 4K entertainment system, that allows you to play the best blockbuster games, watch 4K Blu-ray movies...[Read More]

Details on Halo Wars 2 DLC found by Halo modder, hints at DLC

Many games that release nowadays will have at least one piece of DLC or an expansion of some sort and, while many may object to the ‘we only own part of the game for full-price’ method of games sales, it’s looking to continue with the upcoming Real-Time Strategy game Halo Wars 2, due out February 21. Today, we were shown a screenshot of some files allegedly from Halo Wars 2 and t...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 goes gold

As the release of Halo Wars 2 looms on the horizon for February 21, development of the game is wrapping up. The last big milestone in a game’s development is the game being fully prepared for release is ‘going gold’. As of this afternoon, Halo Wars 2 has officially gone gold and is in the form it’ll be when players get their hands on it in a little over a month. Halo Wars 2...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 Blitz Beta on Windows 10 and Xbox One Starts January 20th.

Halo Wars 2, the first Xbox One and Windows 10 Exclusive to launch in 2017 by Microsoft is receiving its 2nd Beta before it launches on Xbox One again and the first time on Windows 10. Blitz is a new twist on RTS gameplay that combines the deck building and split-second decision making of card-based strategy play with explosive tactical combat in the Halo universe. Your card deck, along with your ...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 to get physical Windows 10 release

With the advent of Xbox Play Anywhere compatibility beginning with ReCore in mid-September 2016, Windows 10 gamers could buy games through the Windows Store and get a twin copy to play on an account-linked Xbox One for free. The same is true of Xbox One gamers who buy a copy of the game digitally. That has been the only limitation, however: digital only. No, hard copy discs and boxes don’t c...[Read More]

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