Games

Surge, a Windows Phone game that combines arcade features with a little strategery

Surge, a Windows Phone game that combines arcade features with a little strategery

George Ponder 18

Surge is a Windows Phone game that is a unique version of the board game RISK but with an arcade game replacing the dice throws with the combat phase of the game. It mixes the strategy of RISK with the action of an arcade game. Game play is very similar to what you would find with RISK and just as challenging. The game pace is a little slower due to the transition from board game to...

Polyhegrams, a rather impressive Windows Phone word game that will drive you nuts

Polyhegrams, a rather impressive Windows Phone word game that will drive you nuts

George Ponder 13

We made mention of Polyhegrams a few months ago. It's a Windows Phone game from LateNight Apps that was developed through the AppCampus and it just went live in the Windows Phone Store. For those not familiar, the AppCampus is a joint venture between Microsoft, the Aalto University of Finland and Nokia to promote quality platform development of apps such as Polyhegrams, Dark Lands, and...

Toughest Game Ever, a collection of fast paced mini-games for your Windows Phone

Toughest Game Ever, a collection of fast paced mini-games for your Windows Phone

George Ponder 17

The Toughest Game Ever is a collection of mini-games for your Windows Phone that are designed to test your concentration, speed and reactions.  The multi-level game can be challenging at times, a little frustrating as well as a little humbling at times. Is this Windows Phone game the toughest game ever? Hard to say but the Toughest Game Ever will keep you on your toes and isn't a bad...

Asphalt 7 for Windows 8 Review: The first cross-platform Windows racing game

Asphalt 7 for Windows 8 Review: The first cross-platform Windows racing game

Paul Acevedo 108

Earlier this week, Gameloft announced they will bring their latest arcade racer Asphalt 8: Airborne to both Windows Phone and Windows 8. Phone owners have enjoyed its predecessor for quite some time now, but Microsoft’s tablet and PC operating system has gone without – until now. Asphalt 7: Heat has just launched on Windows 8 and RT with full Xbox support. It includes some impressive...

Join the Pork Side in Angry Birds Star Wars II; coming to Windows Phone on September 19

Join the Pork Side in Angry Birds Star Wars II; coming to Windows Phone on September 19

Rich Edmonds 42

Rovio has announced that the next instalment in the Angry Birds Star Wars series of games will be launching on Windows Phone. Angry Birds Star Wars II puts the player in control of slinging birds at pigs to battle through levels in a galactic setting. There's a twist, however. You'll also be able to play as the piggies on the pork side of the force and teleport figurines into your game...

Deal Alert: Vectored, a pretty sweet Missile Command styled Windows Phone game, is now free

Deal Alert: Vectored, a pretty sweet Missile Command styled Windows Phone game, is now free

George Ponder 10

If you're a fan of the classic arcade game Missile Command, you'll enjoy the Windows Phone game Vectored. Just like the classic game, with Vectored you are tasked with protecting a collection of cities from waves of incoming missiles. Vectored is now a free game for our Windows Phone (down from $.99) making Vectored all the more attractive. The game calls on you to protect six cities...

Hands on with SongArc, the upcoming music jam game for Windows Phone that will be the ultimate time killer

Hands on with SongArc, the upcoming music jam game for Windows Phone that will be the ultimate time killer

Daniel Rubino 51

Windows Phone Central first brought you the news about SongArc, a music game that’s reminiscent of Guitar Hero and Audio Surf that will utilize your stored music for exciting gameplay. The game is the brainchild of Turtle Games, who make the popular game Rum Run and András Velvárt, who is the mind behind SurfCube 3D Browser and is an extension of the AppCampus project. Tonight, we can...

Gameloft  announces Asphalt 8 and 14 more games for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 [Updated]

Gameloft announces Asphalt 8 and 14 more games for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 181

As mobile Xbox gamers probably know, Halfbrick recently released a new version of Fruit Ninja and Square Enix’s Chaos Rings became available to all Windows Phone 8 users last week. Beyond that however, we aren’t aware of too many game developers with plans to support Xbox Windows Phone in the future. Microsoft has been dark on the subject all year, and nobody else is really talking…...

Three Nokia-exclusive games, Bejeweled Live+, Zuma's Revenge, and iBomber Defense, now available for everyone

Three Nokia-exclusive games, Bejeweled Live+, Zuma's Revenge, and iBomber Defense, now available for everyone

Seth Brodeur 59

Three Xbox Live games that were branded as Nokia exclusives for Windows Phone have been made available to all owners of all Windows Phone devices. Bejeweled Live Plus, Zuma's Revenge, and iBomber Defense, have all been made their way into the Windows Phone Store for general consumption on Windows Phone 7 and 8. So what are they all about? In our review of Zuma's Revenge, we described...

Angry Birds Classic for Windows Phone 8 adds 'Red’s Mighty Feathers' episode in latest update

Angry Birds Classic for Windows Phone 8 adds 'Red’s Mighty Feathers' episode in latest update

Daniel Rubino 26

It looks like Rovio is getting on the ball with delivering Angry Birds updates as the original version for Windows Phone 8 got bumped to version 3.2 today and this isn’t just bug fixes, folks, it’s new stuff. The fresh update adds the Red’s Mighty Feathers episode, which ought to bring 15 new levels to Windows Phone 8 (assuming it’s getting feature parity with other platforms). So what...