Microsoft is running a 12 Days of Deals for the Microsoft Stores and to match that, they’ve quadrupled their Red Stripe Deal from three apps to twelve. Starting today, users can head to the Windows Phone Store to grab these twelve popular apps, heavily discounted for next few weeks.

Which twelve get the discount? Head past the break to find out!

Modern Combat 4 – This is the second time this combat shooter drops to $2.99 (from $6.99) making it quite the steal. Fire up this action packed shooter on your Lumia 1520 or other Windows Phone 8 device with 1 GB of RAM or more. Find it here in the Store, read our review.

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Runtastic Pro – Need to go for a run? Have Nokia’s new Motion Monitor? Then grab Runtastic Pro for $1.99 (regular is $4.99 - right-hand QR code). We wrote up our experience with the app here.

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Ruzzle – The popular word game akin to Boggle has had its price dropped again from $2.99 to a more affordable $1.49. Pick it up from the store.

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Bejeweled LIVEBejeweled LIVE used to be a Nokia exclusive, but it lost that a few months ago. The super addictive puzzler previously fetched for $2.99 but now it’s only $1.99. You can download it from the store right now.

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Cocktail Flow – The most popular alcohol mixer app for Windows Phone (and Windows 8), Cocktail Flow set the bar for design way back when it was first released. It’s still the go to app for cocktails and it seems perfect for the holidays. Regular price is $2.99 but now it’s only 99 cents.

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Sunny Hillride – This popular slider game, where you try to see how far you can get before time runs out, normally goes for $1.99 but is discounted to 99 cents for the holidays. We called it “the next big thing” and highly recommend it.

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Rayman Jungle Run – Although we’re still waiting for the follow up, Rayman Jungle Run is hands down one of the best games around on Windows Phone and Windows 8. It just got 20 new levels and is one of our favorite games around. Grab it for 99 cents instead of $2.99.

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Package Tracker – If you’re like us, you do a lot of online shopping. If so, you NEED this app. Package Tracker allows you to input the tracking code for UPS, USPS, FedEx and more and gives you Notifications (Toast, Lockscreen and Live Tile) when its status changes. You can even track it on the map. Have Windows 8? Grab the companion app as they talk to each other via SkyDrive. Must have for the holidays! Regular price is $2.49 but is now a steal at 99 cents.

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Dr. Pickaxe – It looks like Pinball FX2 may never make it to Windows Phone, but Dr. Pickaxe is an interesting indie alternative. Normally priced at $1.99, the pinball game is just 99 cents this week.

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Gravity Guy 2 – Departing a bit from its previous version, Gravity Guy 2 is still an addictive arcade/endless runner and one of the top titles on the platform. The game used to cost $2.99 but now you can have it for 99 cents! Read our review for more info.

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Jack of Tools Pro – This all in one app has LED flashlight, compass, geographic camera, virtual level, your Earthly coordinates, your altitude, your speed and heading and even a sound meter all built in! Perfect in case you get stranded…with your relatives. The super tool costs 99 cents, down from its $1.99 price point.

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Sparkle 2 – From the fantastic developer house 10Tons, who have won numerous awards, comes this excellent puzzler. It has outstanding graphics and great gameplay, making it one of our favorite games to date. Read our full review to get a better idea of why you want this fantastic time killer. Regular price is $4.99 but for this week, you can have it for $1.29. Do it!

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All great titles and apps for your Windows Phone, we have to give Microsoft some credit here for some great choices. Hit the links above or scan the QR codes to grab ‘em. Are you using our app? Then just swipe to the right to get the links on your phone!

Source: Microsoft; Thanks, Sebastian K., for the tip!