Every week, Microsoft delivers savings of at least 50% off six Windows 10 apps and games. It is a great opportunity to save a bit on some fantastic titles from the Windows 10 Store.
The Red Stripe Deals run from Thursday to Thursday every week and is a nice mixture of games and apps that are often available for both your Windows PC and mobile device. Please note that these deals are only available for Windows 10 devices and will expire in seven days. Unless otherwise noted, the deals do not extend to Windows/Windows Phone 8.1 devices.
Timeclock is a sharp-looking time-tracking app that is designed to help you track your hours worked. The simple and easy-to-use app manages your work hours in a secure fashion with support for OneDrive, local or microSD card backup.
Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices, Timeclock is normally priced at $1.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick the app up for $.99. There is a six day trial version available for Timeclock if you want to check things out before investing in the app.
2. Baseball Riot
Baseball Riot is a fantastic game from the Windows 10 development group 10tons. You play the role of Gabe Carpaccio who is seeking revenge on his former baseball team and an energy drink company that ruined his career.
Armed with only his baseball bat and a handful of baseballs, Carpaccio must face his foes in over 100 levels of gameplay. To be successful in this physics-based puzzle game, Carpaccio must knock out his enemies before running out of baseballs. Graphics and animations are great, gameplay challenging and it appears 10tons has another Windows 10 hit on their hands.
Normally priced at $2.99 and available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices, the Red Stripe Deal knocks the price of Baseball Riot down to $1.49. Please note that while Baseball Riot is available for Windows Phone 8.1 and Xbox One, this deal only applies to the Windows 10 version of the game.
3. Runtastic PushUps Pro
If your New Year's Resolution includes getting into shape or losing weight, check out Runtastic PushUps Pro. Available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices, PushUps Pro is a personal trainer that helps you reach your fitness goals.
The PushUps Pro app is part of the Runtastic app family and focuses on, as you might guess, your pushup routines. The app will log your exercises, set up training plans and count your pushups as you perform them. Just place your touchscreen device on the floor and touch the screen with your nose as you complete a pushup.
The Runtastic PushUps Pro app is regularly priced at $1.99 and with the Red Stripe Deal, the price drops to just $.99.
4. The Great Unknown: Houdini's Castle
The Great Unknown: Houdini's Castle is a hidden object game that is available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices. The story behind the game has your honeymoon being cut short when your plane crashes on an uncharted island. Your husband is kidnapped by a madman and to rescue him, you will need to solve the mysteries of Houdini's Castle (that just happens to be on your island).
The Windows 10 game has 60 mysterious locations to explore, two search modes and over 300 hidden objects to find. To add to the challenge of the game, The Great Unknown also includes dozens of mini-games to tackle.
Normally priced at $2.99, through the Red Stripe Deal you can pick up The Great Unknown: Houdini's Castle for $.99. There is a trial version available if you would prefer trying the game out before buying the full version.
5. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary
The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary is a feature rich dictionary app that is available for Windows 10 PC and includes over 184,500 words, phrases and meanings.
You will also have access to the full Oxford list of the 3,000 most important words you need to know in English, audio play back for work pronunciation, access to 57,000 synonyms and antonyms, sample sentences and more.
The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary is normally priced at $28.99 and with the Red Stripe Deal you can pick up the Windows 10 app for $13.99.
6. MoBu-Financial Management
The MoBu-Financial Management app is available for Windows 10 PC and hopes to get a handle on your personal finances. The app goes beyond simply tracking your expenses and income by defining expenditure and savings budgets, while analyzing your financial habits to forecast your future financial status.
The app does not require an online account and support is present to backup your financial data to your OneDrive account. Other key features include alerts for budget overruns, multi-currency support, password protection for your accounts, multi-profile support and asset management. You can also export your data to an Excel spreadsheet should the need arise.
MoBu-Financial Management would normally set you back $6.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick up the Windows 10 PC version of the app for $3.49.