Microsoft's Halo: Spartan Strike shoots its way onto App Store
Microsoft has released a new game set in the Halo 2 universe. Halo: Spartan Strike ($5.99) is a top-down shooter game for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad.
The game is set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. As a Spartan supersoldier in a classified ONI simulation, you can delve into “30 challenging missions through cities and jungles using a devastating arsenal of weapons, abilities and vehicles including the iconic Warthog against the Covenant and Promethean enemies.”
Top features include:
- Crush your enemies using the iconic Warthog or sweep them from the battlefield using the all-new Kestrel VTOL.
- Face off against Promethean enemies; deadly mechanical warriors who seek mankind’s annihilation.
- Experience an all-new story that will take you from New Mombasa on Earth to the enigmatic Gamma Halo located at the edge of charted space.
- Earn achievements, complete weekly challenges and take the top position against friends in leaderboards that showcase your Halo gaming skills.
Microsoft has also introduced a new Halo: Spartan Bundle for iOS.
Priced at $9.99, this pack includes Halo: Spartan Strike, plus Halo: Spartan Assault, the first top-down shooter game that was released for Halo fans. In this game you play through the historic first missions of the Spartan Ops program as Commander Palmer.
Halo: Spartan Strike and Halo: Spartan Assault are available separately for $5.99 each on the App Store.