This 8 episode anthology of 10-15 minute length each, explores the source and historical events of the HALO universe, and various characters inhabiting the world. Like Animatrix and Batman Gotham Knight, each of the 8 episodes will be created by a separate prominent Japanese anime producer.
Having just played the demo and then purchased the full game I got to say that the game simply rocks for so many reasons. I'm not a huge fan of RTS (Real Time Strategy) games. I'm the kind of guy who mostly plays FPS, racing, and 3D action games but Halo Wars changed my mind upon first viewing.
The action takes place 20 years before the events Halo: Combat Evolved. Cruiser Spirit of Fire, sent to the United Nations Space Command (OSCC), ordered to investigate and stop the action on the planet Harvest, Covenant (the place of first contact with aliens). Learning about the mysterious excavation covenants under the leadership of the unknown Judge, Captain bark …… James Cutter sends his soldiers to find out what happens.
Halo 3 is the third game in the Halo Trilogy and provides the thrilling conclusion to the events begun in Halo: Combat Evolved. Halo 3 will pick up where Halo 2 left off. The Master Chief is returning to Earth to finish the fight. The Covenant occupation of Earth has uncovered a massive and ancient object beneath the African sands an object who’s secrets have yet to be revealed. Earths forces are battered and beaten. The Master Chief’s AI companion Cortana is still trapped in the clutches of the Gravemind a horrifying Flood intelligence, and a civil war is raging in the heart of the Covenant. This is how the world ends…