Games

Official game for reality TV show Ice Road Truckers now available for Windows Phone 8

Official game for reality TV show Ice Road Truckers now available for Windows Phone 8

Mark Guim 9

Reality TV fans might have heard of Ice Road Truckers. It’s on the History channel, featuring the activities of drivers who operate trucks on seasonal routes in remote Arctic territories in Canada and Alaska. The official app has been available for iOS and Android for a while now. Fans of the show who are also Windows Phone users can now play the game, too. It has just arrived at the...

PopCap reveals Gardens and Graveyards mode in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare for Xbox consoles

PopCap reveals Gardens and Graveyards mode in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare for Xbox consoles

Paul Acevedo 19

Not long ago, we published an in-depth preview of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare for Xbox One and 360. Electronic Arts had invited us to play the game’s competitive Team Vanquish mode, which proved to be tons of fun. Somehow, the transition from tower defense to third-person shooter works really well with Plants vs. Zombies. Of course, most decent shooters have more than one game...

Girls Like Robots - make everyone happy in this puzzle game about seating arrangements

Girls Like Robots - make everyone happy in this puzzle game about seating arrangements

Mark Guim 20

Are you noticing more apps and games from iOS and Android making their way to Windows Phone? Here’s another one. Girls Like Robots is a puzzle game about seating arrangements. The goal is to make everyone happy by seating them next to their friends. You can’t please everybody all the time, so it can be challenging. Head past the break to watch our hands on video and walkthrough....

Tiny Death Star updated on Windows Phone and Windows 8 with some holiday magic

Tiny Death Star updated on Windows Phone and Windows 8 with some holiday magic

Sam Sabri 52

There’s a guilty pleasure surrounding the crew at here at Windows Phone Central. We’re addicted to Star Wars: Tiny Death Star for Windows Phone and Windows 8. The game combines Star Wars with time management gameplay. That’s the perfect recipe for addictive gameplay. Both the Windows Phone and Windows 8 version of Tiny Death Star also just picked up an update that throws in some holiday...

Grab your hover board as Subway Surfers officially arrives for Windows Phone 8

Grab your hover board as Subway Surfers officially arrives for Windows Phone 8

Daniel Rubino 261

This one is coming out of nowhere but Kiloo Games and Sybo Games have released Subway Surfers for Windows Phone. We’ve confirmed with Microsoft that this is an official release and not a clone. Indeed, it’s the same version number as the one for the iPhone, that is version 1.16. Subway Surfers is yet another endless runner, but it has gained a ton of popularity, rivaling Temple Run....

Countdown to 2014 Xbox 360 sale: Marvelous deals, last chance to get Marvel vs. Capcom games

Countdown to 2014 Xbox 360 sale: Marvelous deals, last chance to get Marvel vs. Capcom games

Paul Acevedo 17

Every year since time immemorial, Microsoft has put a ton of downloadable Xbox 360 content on sale around Christmastime. The sale returns once again this year as the Countdown to 2014. Running from today through December 31, the Countdown consists both of daily and weekly sales. The first batch of weekly deals runs through the 23rd.  Head past the break for a full list of today’s...

LiveGaming, Readit, Minion Rush and more are your app highlights for the week

LiveGaming, Readit, Minion Rush and more are your app highlights for the week

Sam Sabri 20

It’s Saturday, so it’s time for another round of our weekly app highlights. This is the part of the week where we sit back and go over the big news around apps that you might have missed. We’ll look at new apps to the Windows Phone Store, big updates to some of your favorite apps, and any new betas worth checking out. Let’s jump in. New Motion Monitor – Rocking a Nokia Lumia 1520?...