updated 06:24 pm EDT, Tue October 29, 2013
Steam Halloween sale offers up to 75 percent off 195 titles
Digital game purveyor Steam has unveiled its Halloween 2013 sale, where users can "save big on creepy titles." Some notable OS X and Windows cross-platform "Steamplay" titles at 75 percent off are the survival shooter two-pack Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2; classic horror title The 7th Guest; hybrid brawler and real-time strategy rock adventure Brutal Legend; tower defense/shooter game Dungeon Defenders, and the collector pack of the Penumbra adventure series. All told, 195 Windows-compatible games are on sale. The sale runs through November 1.
Spartan Assault headed to Xbox 360, Xbox One in December
Microsoft and its game development studio 343 Industries have announced that the Halo universe-based twin-stick shooter Spartan Assault will be available on both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One "this December." The release will include additional content which has been added to the game since original release earlier in 2013. Currently, the micro-transaction boosted title is available on Windows Phone, Windows RT, and Windows 8 for $7.