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Halo Reach Beta is Now Live – Thousands Call in Sick with “Team Slayer-itis”

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Calling all Halo geeks: it’s officially time to dust off that old copy of ODST and have yourself a taste of Bungie’s latest helping of multiplayer deliciousness. Be sure to test out the sweet new armor abilities (read: OMG JETPACKS?!?!) and we’re confident that once you taste the new DMR, the battle-rifle will be nothing more than a distant memory.

Update:  After some brief technical issues due the overwhelming response of 600,000 rabid fans, Bungie appears to have things under control once again and the Rarespawn editors were able to get up and running.

Source: bungie.net

Halo Wars Review

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Platform(s): Xbox 360
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Rating: T
Players: 1-6

To be honest even after the months of coverage and hype, Halo Wars wasn’t really on my radar, even being an avid Halo fan. Surprisingly though I found myself playing the demo several times. I’m so conditioned to crappy ports over years, (Starcraft, Supreme Commander, ect) that I hardly care when a real time strategy comes to a console system. I must say that Halo Wars gives me faith in RTS’. Not to say that Halo Wars is flawless. It does have its shortcomings and I think the more hardcore RTS gamers will probably stick to their computer for strategy games.

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