Game Revolution writes: "In the end though, while Halo Wars is a RTS that's been dumbed down exactly the right amount, it's still been dumbed down. While a good game, compared to some of the intricate tactics of its PC counterparts, it just feels rather thin, and with only two sides, battles always seem to follow familiar patterns.
It is, in fact, entirely possible to cook food on your car's engine. You might even make some damn good braised pork with onions. Yum. But that doesn't mean it's just as good as cooking in a gourmet kitchen".