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Halo Online

Halo Online is Microsoft's upcoming free PC multiplayer shooter - but just in Russia

Good news for Halo fans waiting for a new PC addition to the first person shooter franchise. Microsoft will launch Halo Online, a free multiplayer shooter for that platform sometime in the spring of 2015. The bad news? It will only be released in Russia. The Halo Waypoint site has the first...
Halo Online

Halo Online trailer shows what the Russians, and no one else, can play

A trailer showing gameplay footage from the recently-announced free-to-play PC multiplayer shooter Halo Online has appeared online, letting the rest of the world check out what only gamers in Russia will get to play. The trailer not only shows in-game action, it also offers some glimpses of...
Watch and win as we play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo tonight on Twitch

We play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo with help from the developer!

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers! Tonight at 8pm...
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Blood Bowl II, Farming Simulator 15, and Space Hulk: Deathwing coming to Xbox One and Windows this year from Focus Home Interactive

Preview: Blood Bowl II, Farming Simulator 15, and Space Hulk for Xbox One and Windows

Last year, French publisher Focus Home Interactive made its Xbox One debut with stealth fantasy game Styx: Master of Shadows and the investigative adventure Crime & Punishments: Sherlock Holmes. This year, the publisher returns to an even more diverse lineup of games for Xbox One, Windows,...
Star Wars Rebels Zen Pinball

Pinball FX2 adding Star Wars Rebels table in late April for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Developer Zen Studios plans to add a new table to its Pinball FX 2 game for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms based on the popular animated TV series Star Wars Rebels. The table will be available to purchase sometime during the week of April 27. Here's what Zen Studios says we can expect...
Inchy

Inchy, an endless jumper (of sorts) Windows Phone game

Inchy is a very simple Windows Phone game where you help guide a little iguana up the screen. You do so by stretchy Inchy's tongue out to latch on and travel from platform to platform. The design is simple and while Inchy could be described as an endless tongue Windows Phone game, it may be...
Crimsonland review: A bloody good twin-stick shooter for Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Steam

Crimsonland review: A bloody twin-stick shooter for Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Steam

10tons is best known for its casual games like Sparkle 2, King Oddball and Tennis in the Face. But way back in 2003, the developer also made a fairly hardcore twin-stick shooter called Crimsonland and later remastered it in 2014. Last week, Crimsonland finally arrived on Windows Phone and Windows...
Watch and win as we play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo tonight on Twitch

We play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo with help from the developer!

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers! Tonight at 8pm...
Windows Phone Weekly Digest: March 21, 2015

Windows Phone Weekly Digest: March 21, 2015

There's a lot going on in the world of Windows Phone. So much, in fact, that it is sometimes tough to catch every important story. Device rumors come and go. New apps join the Windows Phone Store, and your favorite app can get a big update with a new look or new features. Therefore, every week we...
Transparent Machines

Transparent Machines game revealed for Windows 10 and Xbox One

UK-developer Freeman Apps has announced plans to create a cyberpunk-themed game, Transparent Machines, that will be released for Windows 10 and the Xbox One under Microsoft's ID@Xbox program. This is one of the first games we have seen announced specifically for Windows 10. It's described by...
Magma Mobile gaming roundup

Top Windows Phone Games from Magma Mobile

Magma Mobile is a gaming developer that has quietly built up a rather impressive and popular portfolio of Windows Phone games. Many of the gaming titles are great time wasters with challenging game play and nice graphics. For this weekend's Windows Central Roundup, we have plucked a few of the...
Epic Wars

Epic Wars - a strategy Windows Phone game for planetary domination

Epic Wars is a Windows Phone game that has you seeking planetary domination one gaming level at a time. The game will test your skills at strategy and reaction as you send your troops to invade and occupy neighboring planets. Graphics are very minimal, game play has a bit of a zippy pace and...
Dead Trigger 2

Video teases Dead Trigger 2's upcoming Windows Phone launch

One of the most popular mobile first person shooter games, Dead Trigger 2, is apparently very close to making its debut on Windows Phone devices. Developer Madfinger Games posted a teaser video today to promote its launch. The video, posted on YouTube, was accompanied by this message from...

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