A new Halo game has been announced, Halo: Spartan Assault, coming out exclusively on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 platforms. It's a top-down shooter featuring a canonical storyline, bridging the gap between Halo 3 and Halo 4. The campaign revolves around the end of the Human-Covenant War and beginning of the SPARTAN-IV Program. According to the annoucement, it will be played through the eyes of Sarah Palmer and "Spartan Davis". It is scheduled for release in July 2013.
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