Games

Shuffle Party, Samurai vs. Zombies, Bejeweled Live, and Delicious available on Windows 8

Shuffle Party, Samurai vs. Zombies, Bejeweled Live, and Delicious available on Windows 8

Paul Acevedo 53

A couple of days ago, Microsoft announced a slew of Windows 8 games that would be launching over the weekend. Today several of those games are readily available to download: Shuffle Party, Samurai vs. Zombies Defense, Bejeweled Live, and Delicious – Emily’s True Love. The only one that hasn’t shown up yet is Temple Run Brave (based on that movie I dislike), but I’m sure it will be along...

Popular word game Ruzzle now available for Windows Phone, free version coming later

Popular word game Ruzzle now available for Windows Phone, free version coming later

Rich Edmonds 40

This week has been golden for Windows Phone, especially those of us who enjoy pouring some hours into available games on the platform. Microsoft teased a number of upcoming titles yesterday, one being Ruzzle. If you're not familiar with the name, it's a Boggle-style word game with online multiplayer capabilities. Think of it as a 1- or 2-player version of Wordament.  Ruzzle features...

Microsoft releasing Temple Run and five more games today for Windows Phone 8 [Updated]

Microsoft releasing Temple Run and five more games today for Windows Phone 8 [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 326

Subway Surfers doesn’t look to be coming to Windows Phone anytime soon (the teaser image was just a hoax), but worry not. Windows Phone 8 will soon have a 3D endless runner to its name. Speaking of names, that runner is none other than the original game that started the genre craze: Temple Run from Imangi Studios! We knew it was coming, but this is the first time we’ve actually played...

Chaos Rings from Square Enix and Gravity Guy 2 gracing Xbox Windows Phone this week

Chaos Rings from Square Enix and Gravity Guy 2 gracing Xbox Windows Phone this week

Paul Acevedo 80

This is GDC week, so you can count on some cool developer interviews and hands-on stories as the conference progresses. But it’s also just an exciting week for Windows Phone releases. First we had the release of Sims Medieval for Nokia devices, and now general users can look forward to two regular Xbox releases on Wednesday. We’re looking at one Windows Phone 7 game and one for Windows...

Play God with The Sims Medieval for Windows Phone, now available on Nokia hardware

Play God with The Sims Medieval for Windows Phone, now available on Nokia hardware

Rich Edmonds 58

Remember when it was teased that The Sims Medieval will be available on Windows Phone for Nokia hardware? It appears the time has come as the app is now presently listed on the store. So what's The Sims Medieval all about? If you're not familiar with the video game series, players are tasked with entering a virtual world and controlling "sims" as they go about their daily lives. It's an...