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Halo Wars complete and ready to invade Xbox 360

by Steven Williamson on 26 January 2009, 10:16

Tags: Halo Wars, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), PC, Xbox 360, Strategy

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Upcoming demo alert!

Halo Wars, the upcoming strategy game from Microsoft Studios has gone gold and is due for release on February 27th.

In the build up to release, Microsoft will release a demo of Halo Wars beginning on 5th February at 9:00 am. In the demo, players will be able master Ensemble’s groundbreaking control scheme in optional beginner and advanced tutorials or jump right into the action to experience the beginning of the “Halo Wars” story with the first two campaign missions.

The demo will also include “Chasms,” one of “Halo Wars’” 14 multiplayer maps, wherein players can battle it out in Skirmish mode vs. A.I., playing either as the UNSC with Captain Cutter’s leader powers, or as the Covenant with the Prophet of Regret’s own unique abilities. Don’t forget to set your Xbox to download this demo!

Check out these new screenshots, which have been taken from the demo:

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