Halo: Spartan Strike Announced

By Marc Caccamise, 2 years ago
Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced a new top-down Halo game set to come out this December, Halo: Spartan Strike. Following the same twin-stick shooter approach of Halo: Spartan Assault, the game is set to release on Windows 8/8.1 and Windows Phone 8/8.1.

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Halo: Spartan Strike is set during the events of Halo 2, where you play as a Spartan in a real-world, classified ONI simulation beginning in New Mombasa in 2552. The game will contain 30 missions and pit you against hordes of both Covenant and Promethean enemies. New weapons (the Suppressor, Scatter Shot, Binary Rifle, and Incineration Cannon), new armor abilities (the Proximity Mine, Shock Chain, and Airstrike), and new vehicles (Warthog and the all-new Kestrel VTOL) will be available to use to fight the enemy.

The game will also feature weekly challenges that players can compete with against their friends. Also, earning achievements in Spartan Strike will unlock content in the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Here is a set of screenshots to give you a feel of the layout of the game:

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Halo: Spartan Strike is set to release on December 12th as a digital download for $5.99 (or regional equivalent), which gives you access to both the Windows and Windows Phone version of the game.
Marc Caccamise
Written by Marc Caccamise
Writer of news, features, and reviews for TrueAchievements since June 2013. Discovered the incredible world of video games at a young age with Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf, and haven't looked back since. Outside of gaming, I'm usually found reading up on various history topics or rooting for the lowly Buffalo Bills and Sabres.