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Paul Acevedo

Paul Acevedo is the Games Editor at Windows Central. A lifelong gamer, he has written about videogames for over 15 years and reviewed over 350 games for our site. Follow him on Twitter @PaulRAcevedo. Don’t hate. Appreciate!

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There's zombies on the lawn! Plants vs. Zombies now available on the Marketplace

There's zombies on the lawn! Plants vs. Zombies now available on the Marketplace

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As the 6 Weeks of Must-Have Games draws near its end, Popcap’s Plants vs Zombies is finally available on the Marketplace. Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense game like no other. Zombies are invading the player’s home, and only a host of attack plants will fend them off. The variety of towers, err, plants at your disposal (49 in all!) is amazing and allows for all kinds of strategies....

geoDefense now available on the Marketplace. Start building those towers!

geoDefense now available on the Marketplace. Start building those towers!

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It’s the third week of Microsoft’s Must Have Games promotion. This week’s Xbox Live release, geoDefense, comes from Critical Thought Games. It’s now available in the marketplace. geoDefense is a traditional tower defense game in which waves of enemies travel along a path on their way to the player’s base. Building and upgrading towers along the way is your only defense. geoDefense’s...

Hydro Thunder Go coming on May 25. Full 6 Weeks of Must-Have Games schedule revealed

Hydro Thunder Go coming on May 25. Full 6 Weeks of Must-Have Games schedule revealed

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Windows Phone gamers have been anxiously awaiting the start of the 6 Weeks of Must Have Games promotion. It was initially thought to begin in April, but then we learned it had been pushed back to an unspecified date. Shortly thereafter at MIX 2011, Joe Belfiore announced that Angry Birds would come out on May 25, so everyone assumed that the Must-haves would roll out then. As it turns...

Windows Phone Marketplace fails to update on time. Frustrated gamers can't get their Harvest on

Windows Phone Marketplace fails to update on time. Frustrated gamers can't get their Harvest on

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As Windows Phone fans who stay up till the wee hours probably know, the Marketplace usually updates with new apps and price drops between 10 PM and midnight PST. Thus the new Xbox Live game and Deal of the Week are available by the time most people get up on Wednesday mornings. This week, however, there seem to be a wrench and possibly a squirrel in the works. As of 10 AM PST, Lunar...