Wired Review: Halo Wars Swaps Shooting for Strategy

Wired writes: "Your opinion of Halo Wars, though, will likely be determined by how you feel about how the game controls with the Xbox 360 pad. Players familiar with first-person shooters (and how could you not be, if you're considering playing this) will feel right at home: The targeting cross hair is fixed on the center of the screen, shooter-like. While this works fine for covering wide swaths of ground, using it to make precise selections can be frustrating, particularly when you're dealing with large groups during a hectic firefight. Tapping the left and right bumper will quickly select all of your units, or just units in your current field of view, while the directional pad will allow you to jump between armies, bases and recent alerts."

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