Reviewers Liked

  • Engaging campaign missions
  • Diverse, polished gameplay
  • Clever Halo throwbacks in mission design
  • High-value package
  • Accessible enough for RTS newbies
  • Feels part of the Halo universe
  • It still shouts "All Units" and "Local Units" at you constantly

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Doesn't feel as deep as other RTS titles
  • Story plays it far too safe
  • Minor technical issues
  • Runs out of steam
  • Interesting characters and themes are pushed aside for Spartan antics