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N.O.V.A. 3 emerges as a Nokia exclusive in India, regular release in the rest of the world [Updated]

N.O.V.A. 3 emerges as a Nokia exclusive in India, regular release in the rest of the world [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 139

Yesterday Windows Phone Central posted exclusive first footage of Gameloft’s N.O.V.A. 3 for Windows Phone 8 in action. We showed you just how the game plays, but we couldn’t talk about the release date. Well, thanks to a little marketplace slip up on Microsoft’s end, it quickly became apparent that N.O.V.A. 3 would be coming out very soon indeed. In fact, it released in India ahead of...

Former Nokia exclusive Xbox game Jet Set Go now available to all Windows Phone users

Former Nokia exclusive Xbox game Jet Set Go now available to all Windows Phone users

Paul Acevedo 18

Near the end of 2011, Nokia and Electronic Arts announced a partnership. Nokia would publish new EA Xbox Windows Phone games exclusively for Lumia devices. The deal included EA’s subsidiaries Chillingo and PopCap as well. It took a while for the first exclusive to show up: Mirror’s Edge in July 2012. After that, the floodgates opened as more and more EA games arrived on our platform....

Jetpack Joyride escapes from the Xbox lab onto Windows Phone 8 at long last

Jetpack Joyride escapes from the Xbox lab onto Windows Phone 8 at long last

Paul Acevedo 139

The last two weeks have been full of great news for Xbox Windows Phone gamers. Last week we got the stunning Rayman Jungle Run, yesterday Microsoft announced Halo: Spartan Assault, and today doesn’t disappoint either. No, Gameloft didn’t suddenly release N.O.V.A. 3. But an equally requested title has just popped up… Halfbrick Studio’s Jetpack Joyride is finally – FINALLY available on...

Rayman Jungle Run Review: More than just a pretty Windows Phone 8 platformer

Rayman Jungle Run Review: More than just a pretty Windows Phone 8 platformer

Paul Acevedo 28

Despite his games’ typically high quality, limbless hero Rayman is generally lesser known than his contemporaries like Sonic and Mario. Starting out on the Atari Jaguar, Playstation One, and similar platforms in 1995, the original Rayman stood out thanks to its beautiful 2D graphics, unique atmosphere, and excellent soundtrack. Two strong 3D sequels followed – you can even get 2003’s...

Experience classic combat while on the move with Hero Gladiator for Windows Phone

Experience classic combat while on the move with Hero Gladiator for Windows Phone

Rich Edmonds 36

There are numerous games available for Windows Phone, but the store feels as though it falls short when it comes to classic RPGs (role playing games), especially when compared against other mobile platforms. That said, the collection is slowly improving and to add to the list is Hero Gladiator. It's a unique title (available on Android and iOS) that takes advantage of multiple elements...