“Halo: Spartan Assault” on Windows 8 Phone from Verizon Wireless

Halo fans get ready! This week I attended the launch party with Verizon Wireless for the “Halo: Spartan Assault video game now available on Windows Phone 8 smartphone and Windows 8 systems including PC's and Tablets.

Halo Spartan Assault on Windows Phone 8 from Verizon Wireless

During the event, I had one on one time playing the game on a Nokia Lumia 928 smartphone. The game graphics and scenery was clear, colorful and amazing.

Halo Spartan Assault on Windows Phone 8 from Verizon Wireless

Playing the mobile game was surprising easy, even though I had to use two thumbs to activate the game and then move and shoot. Well, really I only needed one thumb to move and the other to shoot but you get my meaning.

Halo Spartan Assault on Windows Phone 8 from Verizon Wireless


While I gamed on the mobile, others played “Halo: Spartan Assault” on the Win8 tablets and PC with similar reactions that the game was impressive.

Halo Spartan Assault on Windows Phone 8 from Verizon Wireless

So if you are a Halo fan or just looking for a new amazing game to play then check out “Halo: Spartan Assault", which is a new top-down action shooter type of game, that brings a "Halo" video game to touch-based devices for the first time in franchise history.

“Halo: Spartan Assault" Features Include
  • Original "Halo" gameplay. An action-packed, single-player campaign spanning 25 missions in battles never before experienced in the Halo Universe, all played from a top-down camera view
  • New and immersive storyline. An original story set between the events of "Halo 3" and "Halo 4," experience a new war with the Covenant, the first missions of the Spartan Ops program and the rise of Commander Sarah Palmer, all with best-in-class graphics and audio
  • Built for simplicity. A unique fusion of touch and console-like controls for easy pick-up-and-play gaming, with the added flexibility of keyboard and mouse controls on Windows 8 PCs and tablets
  • Integration with "Halo 4." Earn experience points (XP), all-new Achievements, and unlock emblems for your "Halo 4" Spartan career, with additional integration features available after launch
Xbox 360 owners who play Halo 4 can also earn additional experience points for their Spartan Career by playing through “Halo: Spartan Assault” and acquiring certain weekly achievements.

“Halo: Spartan Assault” will be available for $6.99 on the Windows Phone App Store and will be playable on the Nokia Lumia 928, Nokia Lumia 822, Windows Phone 8X by HTC and Samsung ATIV Odyssey from Verizon Wireless.

Note: I was invited as media to this event. No other compensation was received. Any personal views expressed are always 100% my own.

To learn more, visit Halo: Spartan Assault website

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