"With a new iteration to the Halo universe, it's hard not to have high expectations. This franchise has arguably made the Xbox. Microsoft has made a brand name staple that is clearly here to stay; however, this time it's time for Halo to leave Master Chief's shadow and prove it doesn't need the lone Spartan to save the day -- or does it? Halo Wars attempts to gain support from two clear constituencies: Halo fans and RTS lovers. But at the end of the day, can it appeal to both groups? In short, the answer seems to be yes."