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SysApp Pusher gets doublewide Live Tile and Doodle Jump gets new look for Windows Phone 8

SysApp Pusher gets doublewide Live Tile and Doodle Jump gets new look for Windows Phone 8

Daniel Rubino 34

As the Windows Phone ecosystem continues to grow, more frequent updates are becoming more and more common. Today, we have two that are small but noteworthy. SysApp Pusher is a free app that checks all the custom OEM stores for new updates, including Samsung, HTC and Nokia. While there are quite a few of these “system app checkers” now available, SysApp Pusher is our choice simply...

Disney's Where's My Water 2 comes to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 today [Updated]

Disney's Where's My Water 2 comes to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 today [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 108

The last few weeks have been good to fans of Disney’s Where’s My Water? and its spin-off games, Where’s My Perry? And Where’s My Mickey?. First the Windows 8 versions of all three titles went on sale, and then like a week later Disney gave them away free for some reason. The phone versions of the first two games also went free for a brief time at the beginning of the year. It’s safe to...

Soulcraft is now free on both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, one of the best action RPG games around

Soulcraft is now free on both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, one of the best action RPG games around

Sam Sabri 31

Soulcraft is an insanely awesome action RPG game for both Windows Phone and Windows 8. If you’re into those sorts of games and don’t already have Soulcraft you really should check it out. In both Stores, it easily averages four of five stars without hundreds of ratings. And now both games are free. Soulcraft is a popular game that’s available on nearly any mobile platform you can think...

Minions Space Battle, battling evil minions with bananas from your Windows Phone

Minions Space Battle, battling evil minions with bananas from your Windows Phone

George Ponder 22

Despicable Me fans have a relatively new Windows Phone game available that features the little yellow minions. Minions Space Battle is a Galaga styled arcade game where you battle minion against minions. While not an official Minions game, Minions Space Battle has potential. The opening screen is a giggle loop from the minions that will make most grin and game play isn't too bad with a...

Joining Hands 2 for Windows Phone 8, one of the cutest puzzle games around now available

Joining Hands 2 for Windows Phone 8, one of the cutest puzzle games around now available

Sam Sabri 10

Some development teams just made solid product after solid product. One of those development teams is game studio 10tons. They’ve given us great (sometimes weird) games like King Oddball, Sparkle, and more. Seriously, if you haven’t played a game from 10tons you need to go to the Windows Phone Store, pick one up and at least play the trial. You’ll probably get hooked. Well 10tons has...

Unlock the secrets of Chaos Rings with our Windows Phone Achievement Guide

Unlock the secrets of Chaos Rings with our Windows Phone Achievement Guide

Paul Acevedo 28

Square-Enix’s Chaos Rings is easily the cream of the single-player Role-Playing Game crop on Windows Phone. With an intricate storyline spanning alternate dimensions and timelines and four teams of playable characters, it’s also one of the vaster and most complex games in the Xbox Windows Phone lineup. Windows Phone Central has spent countless hours exploring Chaos Rings’ every cranny...

Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone and Windows 8 adds carrier billing for In-App Purchases

Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone and Windows 8 adds carrier billing for In-App Purchases

Paul Acevedo 5

Earlier this year, we brought news of a mobile payment system called Fortumo extending its support to Windows Phone and Windows 8. Fortumo allows developers to add mobile carrier billing to their games and apps, even on platforms that don’t normally support In-App Purchases  like Windows Phone 7. Fortumo’s carrier billing can allow users living in countries where credit cards are...