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Words with Friends returns with a complete re-write for Windows Phone 8, goes for free

Words with Friends returns with a complete re-write for Windows Phone 8, goes for free

Daniel Rubino 124

Back in 2009, Words with Friends was the big hit game from the startup company Zynga. The game finally arrived on Windows Phone 7 and 8 in 2012, plagued with bugs and performance issues. Indeed, it maintains an astonishingly low 1.8 stars (out of 5) on the Store from over 2,500 reviews. Needless to say, it's not a hit with Windows Phone users. Words with Friends hadn't seen an update...

Prepare for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, coming to Xbox One and 360 on June 24

Prepare for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, coming to Xbox One and 360 on June 24

Paul Acevedo 22

Next week, the Xbox One will be getting a beautiful and brutal new game at retail: EA Sports UFC, which we learned much about during EA's E3 press conference. The week after that, we'll be seeing a release that's even more exciting for this child of the eighties – Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, and Sony and Nintendo consoles. A game that crosses over...

1001 Spikes and Blood of the Werewolf unleash old-school platforming on Xbox consoles

1001 Spikes and Blood of the Werewolf unleash old-school platforming on Xbox consoles

Paul Acevedo 23

E3 has been a hectic week of new console game announcements, both retail and downloadable. With so many ID@Xbox games just announced for the Xbox One, it's easy to miss that a new indie game actually came out this week! 1001 Spikes is a retro-style platformer from Japanese developer 8bits Fanatics and publisher Nicalis. I guarantee fans of Spelunky, platforming, and local multiplayer...

Disney's Words of Wonder is a wonderful word search game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

Disney's Words of Wonder is a wonderful word search game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

George Ponder 11

Last week, Disney released yet another game for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices - Words of Wonder. The game is word search game that has a match three game ( Maleficent Free Fall, Frozen Free Fall, etc.) feel about it. The game has you following the Disney character Watson the Owl as he fights the grey curse that is erasing the color from his storybook. You use the power of words...