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Halo Wars will revolutionise RTS genre, says Microsoft

As the world goes ga-ga over

the news of Halo 3: Recon

, Microsoft’s UK marketing boss has told MCV that strategy spin-off Halo Wars will revolutionise” the RTS genre.

Head of gaming and entertainment at Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division Stephen McGill told MCV:

Any release in the Halo universe is sure to appeal to the millions of Halo fans around the globe.

"The original Halo revolutionised how first person shooters were played on a console and was the leading title in driving the success of that genre on the home console. We fully expect Halo Wars to do the same for real time strategy.”

McGill was speaking in an exclusive full interview to celebrate the first anniversary of Halo 3, which you can read here.

Halo Wars will be released next year on Xbox 360.

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