TVG writes: "Following the continued retail success of Halo 3 in 2007, there was never a chance that Microsoft would let its lucrative cash-cow go. Not even the confirmation that Halo developer Bungie was parting ways and becoming an independent entity, just days after, could stop that. Announced at X06, Halo Wars is Microsoft's first stab at a non-FPS Halo, and marks the final project for Age of Empire outfit, Ensemble Studios.
Set two decades before the events of the original Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo Wars takes players on a journey that criss-crosses the galaxy, and follows a group of UNSC soldiers as they try to push back the Covenant. Recently, TVG spoke with Halo Studio's (the new defenders of all things Master Chief) Jason Pace, Lead Producer on Halo Wars, about the upcoming RTS..."