Halo: Spartan Assault Lite now available for Windows Phone 8

Halo: Spartan Assault has been available on Windows Phone 8 for some time now, but there isn't a trial to take advantage of for a free go to see if the game is right for you. Now a lite version has been published that sports the first level to give you an insight into the gameplay and whether you feel it's worth the price tag. Perfect if you've never jumped into the Halo universe before or are hesitant at playing a Spartan on the small screen.

The title is a superb download for anyone who's interested in pouring a number of hours into an immersive game. Utilising familiar tactics and weaponry featured in earlier Halo games, players are tasked with combating the Covenant through a variety of missions. Here's a quick look at the gameplay (don't miss our full in-depth review): 

You can download Halo: Spartan Assault Lite from the Windows Phone Store for free (full version costs $6.99). Requires Windows Phone 8 and works on hardware with 512MB RAM.

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Rich Edmonds
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.