Tagged: Halo Wars 2

The first piece of DLC for Halo Wars 2 was released last month. Now the developer, 343 Industries, has announced on their blog that they might start talking about the next piece of DLC very soon. In fact they may start talking about the next leader character as early as next week. "We've got some pretty awesome new details about the game's next DLC leader that should be emerging next week, so grab a buddy and be ready!" To keep the game fresh 343 Industries has said that they will be releasing a new leader at least once a month. ... Read More »
How do you compose a dynamic soundtrack? How do you decide what instruments to use? How do you work with themes created by legendary composers? These questions and more we put to composers Brian Lee White & Brian Trifon of Finishing Move and Gordy Haab, the trio behind the soundtrack of Halo Wars 2! Xbox One UK: What was the first action you all took in beginning to compose Halo Wars 2's score, and how did the process continue from there? Brian Trifon: The first thing we did was identify the aesthetic that collectively we wanted to create for the score. That process involved ... Read More »
The first DLC has arrived for Halo Wars 2, which launched a month ago and introduces the first leader to the game. Kinsano, who will form the first of a variety of add-on leaders, is available to use in all multiplayer modes. The full title, Lieutenant Colonel Morgan Kinsano, has been described as bringing a new array of incendiary units and also 'game-changing abilities' to the fight on the Halo battlefield. Kinsano was previously a key insurrectionist leader to the Outer Colonies of the Halo universe who has fought against the  Unified Earth Government in a bid to secure independence of her homelands. ... Read More »
Have you been thinking about picking up Halo Wars 2? Has the recent financial recovery from Christmas, Valentine's day and Gameblast put a spanner in the works? Or are you simply unsure if it's for you? Well good news! The fine folks at Xbox have now made a Halo Wars 2 demo available free of charge. This means that you can try before you buy to see if the Halo Wars sequel with its unusual RTS approach towards Halo's expansive universe is for you. The news was confirmed on Twitter yesterday by none other than Major Nelson himself, so you ... Read More »
The latest charts have been published by Chart-Track and a new entrant has taken the top spot. It's no surprise the Halo Wars 2 has taken the crown, delivering a blow to For Honor which falls back to second. Other impressive showings come from Forza Horizon 3, which moves up to third and the immortal GTA V still selling strong. The chart does not represent digital sales so it could be assumed Rocket League, in seventh, actually had a greater growth after it's free play weekend and time on sale digitally. Resident Evil VII however, drops out of the top ... Read More »
Dawn has broken on another week at Xbox One UK HQ,  and with that comes the weekly schedule of new games releases for you to get your teeth into. Last week saw two stellar titles release on Xbox One. We reviewed both Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor which have both been met with high praise from our team here. If you've not check out our thoughts yet, be sure to head on over. But enough of last week, it's all about the present. So grab a coffee and settle down to this weeks latest release list.... 21/02/2017 Halo Wars ... Read More »
The second multiplayer beta was launched for Halo Wars 2 over the weekend so fans can lick their lips at what they can expect to come when the full version is launched. This time around players are introduced to the new game mode Blitz. This mode gives players a more action based experience with the game. Halo Wars 2 is a real time strategy game where you must build bases and collect resources before combat can really ensue. Blitz gets rid of this aspect of the game and puts you straight into combat making for a much more fast paced ... Read More »
Halo Wars 2 - the next entry in the sprawling Halo Universe saga - lands on 21st February, but from today eager Spartans will get the chance to test themselves in battle in the open Blitz Beta. Running from 20 - 30 January, the Blitz Beta showcases an entirely new way to play Halo Wars. Part Real Time Strategy title, part card strategy game, Blitz promises fast paced action where your deck of cards represents the troops and units at your disposal. Timing is key - the right card is no good if played at the wrong time, against the wrong ... Read More »
Not only did The Game Awards show off some of the best titles of 2016, it also revealed some upcoming titles and showcased some never seen before footage, including some good news for Halo fans from 343 Industries. An exclusive trailer for Halo Wars 2 was shown providing deeper insight into the Halo Universe and a closer look at a new villain – Atriox. You can watch the trailer below: In addition to showing off the new Halo Wars 2 trailer, 343 Industries Industries revealed on stage that early access to Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, available to anyone who preorders ... Read More »

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