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2 stars out of 5
· 11/20/2015
Worse Controls, Unplayable on keyboard

This is a fun game if you are playing on a tablet, but its absolutely unplayable on a desktop. The controls are horrible and are not editable, so you are forced to do movement with the letters instead of the arrow keys(It seems like they are they for some reason). I am tired of constantly hitting the wrong buttons.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/17/2015
Fun, and a bit of Halo history.

If you like games like Expendable, this version of Halo has a very similar play style. Basically a top down twin stick shooter. But it's done in a way that makes it interesting. The missions have purpose, are varied, and each one brings with it a little bit of history. the graphics and sound are good, listen for characters off screen, especially in convoy missions where you have to protect vehicles.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/15/2015

Halo game for anytime anywhere. Whoot! Halo wars for the phone would an awesome addition to my Microsoft phone game collection!

4 stars out of 5
· 11/15/2015
great story

the story is great and the challenges are hard enough for me but what would double the price or even more is if you added a 4v4 or 3v3 multiplayer. then this game like any other halo game deserves 5 stars.

5 stars out of 5
· 10/23/2015
A great example of what a windows store game should be!

I was a bit hesitant with the big price tag for an app, but it was definitely worth it. This game is very intuitive, has great graphic, a good story, and is not too easy, but not too challenging. I haven't played the sequel yet, I'll probably get that right after I complete this one. Great job on this one!

4 stars out of 5
· 11/8/2015

i switched to windows 8 on my computer to play this game (before win10) and i liked it, the only thing i dislike is that it doesent have much replay value. if they added a firefight mode i woud give it 5 stars

4 stars out of 5
· 11/19/2015

It well worth the price, offers a great campaign between Halo 3 and 4. Wish there could be a multiplayer option, but definitely no complaints there.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/23/2015
Great game, period.

I love this game! Thanks to the latest windows update, you can play it without jumping through hoops.

5 stars out of 5
· 9/29/2015

Great game, controls are easy to master after a while and the game is excellent!

3 stars out of 5
· 9/2/2015
View from the top

Frame rate is smooth colors are vivid sound is on point and graphics are clean with cool animation. Xp points are hard to earn so you will be replaying missions a lot or spending some real life money for credits and since the update the game seems to be upgraded to run more like the newest release and that's a good thing. I'm not a fan of the top down view and the distance of the camera but it works. At times its like a castle defense type game and levels are sometimes too easy then suddenly very hard but its mostly fun.

stars out of 5


  • Epic campaign featuring 30 action packed levels with a brand new Halo story set just before the events of Halo 4.
  • Command many of your favorite Halo weapons, vehicles, and armor abilities, and customize your Spartan to create the perfect Spartan warrior.
  • Controls built for action and simplicity with virtual joysticks for touch. Game also supports keyboard/mouse and USB Xbox controller support.
  • Earn XP and unlock Emblems to enhance your Spartan Career in Halo 4.
  • Complete weekly challenges for XP and compete against your friends in Leaderboards for ultimate bragging rights

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This version contains the following changes :- 1. Operation Hydra Added - 5 New missions (2 New cinematics) 2. 360 Controller Support 3. Bug Fixes

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