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Microsoft announced a new top-down Halo spinoff today for PC and mobile: Halo: Spartan Strike. Developed by 343 Industries and Vanguard Games, Spartan Strike will arrive on Windows 8 devices and Steam on December 12 for $6. Spartan Strike bears strong resemblance to the developers' other third-pers...

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Xbox One owners that have waited since Friday's announcement of this June's Games with Gold freebies to click that shiny download button are now able to do so. This month's free games, available only to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, are Max: Curse of the Brotherhood and twin-stick shooter Halo: Spart...

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Microsoft's Games with Gold program will give away five games to Xbox Live Gold members in June, including its first free offerings for the Xbox One. Xbox One subscribers will receive free copies of Press Play's 2.5D platformer Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and 343 Industries and Vanguard Entert...

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Halo: Spartan Assault, the twin-stick shooter spinoff of Microsoft's popular first-person shooter series, will arrive on Steam on April 4. Developed by 343 Industries and Vanguard Entertainment, the game will cost $4.99 on Valve's distribution platform. Additionally, players can pick up the game fo...

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343 Industries and Vanguard Entertainment's twin-stick shooter spinoff Halo: Spartan Assault will launch as a downloadable game for the Xbox 360 tomorrow, following up on previous releases for the Xbox One, Windows 8, and Windows Phone. Played from an overhead perspective, Spartan Assault featur...

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Halo: Spartan Assault is now available on Xbox One, just in time for the holidays. The top-down shooter is $14.99 and out one day earlier than it was expected to launch on the next-gen platform. The game is still coming to Xbox 360 in January after it already arrived on Windows 8 and Windows Phone ...

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Update: A Microsoft representative gave Joystiq the following statement: "On Xbox One, developers can choose to award up to 1000 Gamerscore at release for any game, including downloadable digital titles. They can also choose to add more achievements and Gamerscore via DLC and new content releases, ...

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Microsoft has announced Halo: Spartan Assault is coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One this December. Multiplayer between Xbox One and Xbox 360 is not supported. Halo: Spartan Assault is an omni-directional top-down twin-stick shooter originally unleashed on Windows-based PCs, tablets and phones by ...

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Heads up, soldier. Halo: Spartan Assault, the omnidirectional shooter spinoff set in the Halo universe, is now available on Windows 8 devices. That means Windows 8 PCs and tablets, including Surface. You can also nab the game on Windows 8 phones – so long as Verizon is your carrier, that is. ...

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The Windows Phone version of Halo: Spartan Assault will come to the US exclusively via Verizon – at least initially. Verizon makes no mention of how long its exclusivity will last, noting only that Verizon customers will get the Halo spin-off "first." The game will be sold for $6.99 and wil...

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