The addictive Windows Phone game What In The World? is today's HERO App

Game Troopers is building up an impressive collection of Windows Phone games that includes the likes of Tiny Troopers and Overkill 3. Their puzzle/trivia game What In The World? is a lot more laid back than their action/adventure titles but still a great way to pass the time. You are tasked with identifying images of hundreds of celebrities, logos and characters.

The Windows Phone game is one of this month's AdDuplex HERO Apps, which is a promotional campaign for Windows Phone and Windows developers on the AdDuplex network. The campaign partners AdDuplex with myAppFree, AppDeals, PluralSight and Windows Central to deliver a host of benefits to the top apps and games each month.

Our role with the HERO Apps is to shine a spotlight on these Windows Phone and Windows titles and help promote the platform. We've taken a look at What In The World? before and have found it to be a solid gaming option for your Windows Phone.

The premise of What In The World? has you being presented with a broad assortment of drawings and it is your job to correctly identify the picture or object the image is associated with. For example, you may see a drawing of four interlinked, silver rings, which would be the logo for Audi or a drawing of the pyramids where you have to name the country or city.

What In The World?

The interface is simple and straightforward. You have the image center screen with the category the answer is associated with. Below the image is a collection of letters that you use to create the correct answer. Just tap on the letters to fill in the blanks to solve each puzzle.

There are four buttons that line the sides of the puzzle image. Two are hint buttons and the other two allow you to share the puzzle and launch Cortana to audibly solve the puzzle. The hints are limited with one revealing a correct letter in the answer and the other deleting an incorrect letter from the field.

What In The World?

What In The World? currently has 275 picture puzzles to solve that are spread across five, progressively unlocked levels. The categories of picture puzzles currently include TV/Movies, Celebrities, Brands, Countries/Cities and Characters.

While What In The World? is more of a casual gaming title for your Window Phone, it still is a fun and challenging way to pass the time. You may find yourself doing a Bing search to solve some of these puzzles (or in my case ask my kids for help).

If you have given What In The World? a try, let us know what you think of the game in the comments below. What In The World? is a free, ad-supported game with the option to remove the ads through a $.99 in-app purchase.

Download What In The World? from the Windows Phone Store (Free)

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AdDuplex HERO Promotion

AdDuplex is a fantastic resource for the cross-promotion of Windows Phone and Windows apps. AdDuplex has launched a new program designed to help developers promote their apps even further with free access to various tools and resources from AdDuplex.

The HERO Apps promotion partners AdDuplex with Windows Central, myAppFree, AppDeals and PluralSight to provide additional benefits to the top apps every month that include:

  • Vouchers to advertise on AdDuplex
  • One month subscription to Pluralsight Plus
  • A featured campaign with myAppFree
  • A featured campaign with AppDeals
  • A review here on Windows Central

If you are a Windows or Windows Phone developer, you can sign up for the HERO Apps program here at AdDuplex's website. To participate in the program, you will need to apply within thirty days after your app or game has launched on the AdDuplex network.

Windows Central is already partnered with the myAppFree campaign and is proud to be partnering up with AdDuplex with the HERO Apps program. It is another excellent opportunity to help promote both the Windows Phone and Windows platform.

George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.