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Halo: Spartan Strike

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Developer: 343 Industries
Release Date: Dec. 12, 2014

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'Halo: Spartan Strike' Officially Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2014 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT

Set during the events of Halo 2, Spartan Strike is a top-down, twin-stick shooter that is a spiritual successor to last year's Halo: Spartan Assault.

Set during the events of Halo 2, Halo: Spartan Strik” tells a new chapter in the Halo universe. You play as a Spartan in a real-world, classified ONI simulation that starts on New Mombasa in 2552 and will take you through jungles, cities and more. Using your Spartan skills, an all-new arsenal of weapons, abilities and vehicles, including the iconic Warthog, you must lead UNSC troops through 30 challenging missions and prevent Earth from being overtaken by hordes of Covenant and Promethean enemies.

“Halo: Spartan Strike” delivers a full, epic adventure with thrilling battles and unparalleled visuals for mobile devices. No matter where you are or what platform you use, “Halo: Spartan Strike” will provide the definitive pick-up-and-play “Halo” experience to both experienced veterans and new recruits.

Halo: Spartan Strike includes a compelling new story, improved touch controls, updated graphics and an all-new score from award-winning composer Tom Salta. In addition to weekly challenges where fans can take the top position in leaderboards to showcase their skills, playing “Halo: Spartan Strike” will earn Xbox achievements that unlocks content for the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Key Features:

  • Crush your enemies using the iconic Warthog jeep, or sweep them from the battlefield using the all-new Kestrel VTOL.
  • Use all-new weapons (Suppressor, Scatter Shot, Binary Rifle and Incineration Cannon) and armor abilities (Proximity Mine, Bubble Shield, Teleport, Shock Chain and Airstrike) to dominate on the battlefield.
  • Face off against new 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.
  • Take control! For this top-down shooter, you can choose between keyboard and mouse, USB Xbox controller, or touch-based virtual joystick.
  • Earn achievements in “Halo: Spartan Strike” to unlock an exclusive emblem, nameplate, and avatar in “Halo: The Master Chief Collection” on Xbox One (sold separately).

Halo: Spartan Strike will be available as a digital download for $5.99.

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