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Halo Spartan Assault is in the Windows 8 app store now


Halo: Spartan Assault is out now; here’s our Halo: Spartan Assault review.

It’s the first Halo game we’ve seen grace the PC in yonks. So what if it’s a top down, twin-stick shooter exclusive to Windows 8, surely this means that Microsoft love us again. Right?

Well, it’s out now and it’s looking nifty.

Taking place between Halo 3 and Halo 4, the events of Spartan Assault take place across 25 levels, each packed with more enemies than the last (presumably). You play as Spartan commander Sarah Palmer, a name which evokes both Sarah Connor, scourge of the terminators, and Sarah Palin, scourge of the people.

If you’re of the Windows 8 persuasion then you can pick up a copy of Spartan Assault in the app store. If not, well, you’ll have to look on in envy because it’s exclusive to Microsoft’s new OS.

We got more than a little excited when we heard that Halo was returning to the PC and, frankly, even in non-FPS form we’re still pretty keen on the series’ being back on our box. That said, Microsoft should really get a move on bringing the rest of the series to our fair machine.