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Halo Wars - Deal of the Week (pre-owned) Xbox 360 @ Blockbuster £12.95

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Deal of the week in my local Blockbuster stores i don't know if this is a good price or not,seems ok. £12.95 pre-owned Halo Wars on XBOX 360 Read More
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7y, 7m agoFound 7 years, 7 months ago
Deal of the week in my local Blockbuster stores

i don't know if this is a good price or not,seems ok.

£12.95

pre-owned

Halo Wars on XBOX 360
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#1
GAME are currently selling the steelbook set of this game for £12.98 (also selling the normal edition for this price as well).
#2
sm182
GAME are currently selling the steelbook set of this game for £12.98 (also selling the normal edition for this price as well).


link mate, i just looked and the normal copy on preowned is £17.99 on there no steelbooks either :?
#3
Charlie Scene
link mate, i just looked and the normal copy on preowned is £17.99 on there no steelbooks either :?


That's true, got it last week. will uppy pics in a bit.
May be instore only

Mind you I don't like RTS, but this game is goooooooooood:thumbsup:

http://img526.imageshack.us/img526/2305/dsc00562m.jpg
#4
niminator
That's true, got it last week. will uppy pics in a bit.
May be instore only

Mind you I don't like RTS, but this game is goooooooooood:thumbsup:



cheers for this info mate - it might get someone a deal :thumbsup:, must be instore - is that the normal or steelbook copy there i cant tell. and is it pre-owned?


also does anyone know the diff between this game and halo 3 , please?
#5
I would hope it was pre-owned at 12.98! ( I bought it new for 19.99 from shopto, think that's still available). Good luck finding one too, I wouldn't imagine they're hanging around at that price.

Halo Wars is a real time strategy game based upon the Halo Universe. So it doesn't play like Halo 3 at all. RTS games are really difficult to make for consoles, and this game received quite mixed reviews. It's not as sophisticated as a decent PC RTS, but it's good generally.

Speaking of Halo 3, I bought the Halo 3 Limited Edition for £19.99 from HMV instore the other day. I was pretty chuffed, think it was an amazing find. Probably the only one in the UK though! ;-)
#6
Charlie Scene
cheers for this info mate - it might get someone a deal :thumbsup:, must be instore - is that the normal or steelbook copy there i cant tell. and is it pre-owned?


also does anyone know the diff between this game and halo 3 , please?


Sorry, yes, this is the steelbook with the extras pack (Six Leader Cards,"Spirit of Fire" Embroidered Patch, art book and codes for maps and ingame extras (although I think the codes have been used)

And yes it's pre-owned:thumbsup:
#7
Domislice
I would hope it was pre-owned at 12.98! ( I bought it new for 19.99 from shopto, think that's still available). Good luck finding one too, I wouldn't imagine they're hanging around at that price.

Halo Wars is a real time strategy game based upon the Halo Universe. So it doesn't play like Halo 3 at all. RTS games are really difficult to make for consoles, and this game received quite mixed reviews. It's not as sophisticated as a decent PC RTS, but it's good generally.

Speaking of Halo 3, I bought the Halo 3 Limited Edition for £19.99 from HMV instore the other day. I was pretty chuffed, think it was an amazing find. Probably the only one in the UK though! ;-)


niminator
Sorry, yes, this is the steelbook with the extras pack (Six Leader Cards,"Spirit of Fire" Embroidered Patch, art book and codes for maps and ingame extras (although I think the codes have been used)

And yes it's pre-owned:thumbsup:


cheers guys you both got some deals there - serious hukd people :-D

im not much of a gamer really so what does RTS stand for,anyone? :oops: edit: real time strategy!! does that mean it can only be played online then?
#8
RTS stands for Real Time Strategy
#9
Charlie Scene
cheers guys you both got some deals there - serious hukd people :-D

im not much of a gamer really so what does RTS stand for,anyone? :oops: edit: real time strategy!! does that mean it can only be played online then?


No, you can play it on yer own (like me)

There is an option for online play though but that ain't for me
#10
If you look up screenshots of the game online it'll give you a pretty good idea of what the gameplay is like. You control lots of units from a top down camera view, select them, click where you want them to go, click where you want them to attack. That sort of thing. Very very different to Halo.

It's not a bad game, but RTS games never work on the consoles. Very simple. A little too easy. And really very short. I think I finished it in about 5 hours. And it never really challenged me.

I'd say this price is a very fair price for how much fun you get out of it.
#11
'Real Time Strategy' just means everything happens in "real time", i.e. you and your opponents are doing things simultaneously and so doing things quickly is a factor in how successful you are (as well as the choices you make). This is in comparison to a 'Turn Based Strategy', where one player performs their move (the amount one can do in a single move will be restricted in some way, but not by time), then passes the chair onto the next player who does the same, and so on in a big loop.

For example, Command and Conquer is an RTS and Civilisation is a TBS; even though in essence they're similar they play very differently.
#12
niminator
No, you can play it on yer own (like me)

There is an option for online play though but that ain't for me


Painterz1
If you look up screenshots of the game online it'll give you a pretty good idea of what the gameplay is like. You control lots of units from a top down camera view, select them, click where you want them to go, click where you want them to attack. That sort of thing. Very very different to Halo.

It's not a bad game, but RTS games never work on the consoles. Very simple. A little too easy. And really very short. I think I finished it in about 5 hours. And it never really challenged me.

I'd say this price is a very fair price for how much fun you get out of it.


thanks for your advice and input guys - good price but i think i will not get it.
#13
Domislice
'Real time strategy' just means everything happens in "real time", i.e. you and your opponents are doing things simultaneously and so doing things quickly is a factor in how successful you are (as well as the choices you make). This is in comparison to a 'Turn Based Strategy', where one player performs their move (the amount one can do in a single move will be restricted in some way, but not by time), then passes the chair onto the next player who does the same, and so on in a big loop.

For example, Command and Conquer is an RTS and Civilisation is a TBS; even though in essence they're similar they play very differently.


cheers i understand now, i thought i was just like normal Halo games :roll:

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