Halo Wars 2 is a real-time strategy game and a spinoff of the main Halo series.
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Story & Themes
In Halo Wars 2, the UNSC warship Spirit of Fire comes to a stop above a Forerunner world called the Ark just as its crew awakens from cryosleep. Spartan Red Team are sent out to investigate a signal emitting from the surface of the Ark, and upon descending they quickly learn that the world has been invaded by a Covenant offshoot called the Banished. Now a site of contention, the Ark becomes a battleground as the UNSC and the Banished vie for control of the world.
The game has four different difficulty settings and is intended to be accessible for inexperienced RTS players.
Violence Combat is viewed from a distant, overhead perspective so the overall level of violence is less intense. However, occasional cutscenes depict more up-close and detailed sequences of violence.
Strong Language Strong language like "b*tch" and "a*s" appear infrequently in dialogue.
Consumerism Halo Wars 2 is part of a massive video game franchise that includes numerous other titles.
Halo Wars 2 has an online multiplayer mode that lets players band together with up to five others in matches.
- What do you think of the game's level of difficulty? Are you ever challenged to rethink your initial strategy during combat or improvise on the spot?
- Do you like the card game elements in the multiplayer Blitz mode?