If you’re looking for some savings on apps or games, Microsoft has you covered as the massive RPG (and classic) Final Fantasy, photo-tastic SuperPhoto and the new, hit game Crumble Zone are all sale.
We reviewed Final Fantasy back in July 2012, making this classic RPG for Windows Phone not exactly new. At the time, we wrote of the game “Final Fantasy is exactly the game Windows Phone needed. Instead of yet another casual game, it's a lengthy role-playing adventure with serious challenge, beautiful 16-bit caliber visuals, and CD-quality sound. Achievements provide a new incentive to play not only the main game but the copious bonus content as well.”
In other words, this isn’t for the casual gamer for the one dedicated to completing some lengthy quests. Normally, Final Fantasy is priced at $6.99 but for the next week it’s down to a more acceptable $2.99.
We last took a look at SuperPhoto back in May of this year and pointed out how the photo-filter app had a few tricks up its sleeve. Sure, it has “hundreds” of filters but more interestingly, it downloads them on a per-use basis from the cloud. That helps save space and allows the devs to add new effects and filters from the backend and last we checked, there are 1300 of them. That’s a lot of tweaking that you can do.
Back in our review, we liked the app but noted it had lots of room for improvement. Since then, the developers have made some big changes, including the UI layout. From that perspective, the app may be worth taking a look at. And if you don’t want to pay for it, there is also a free version in the Store.
SuperPhoto normally fetches for $3.99 but for this weeks is 50% off at $1.99. Grab it here in the Store, for all Windows Phones.
Crumble Zone came out just last month and it has rocketed to the top of our must-have games list. It has stellar graphics, fun, casual game play (so think the opposite of Final Fantasy) and it’s unique to the Windows Phone platform.
From our review we noted that “Crumble Zone is a new arcade game for Windows Phone 8 that calls upon you to save a tiny planet from impending doom. You play the role of a tiny green alien who must protect a planet from wave upon wave of asteroids. You also have a variety of comets and meteoroids that presents a serious concern as well.”
It’s a hell of a lot of fun and the game is highly rated by players in the Store.
Crumble Zone goes for $1.99 but through the next week will be just $0.99. That’s a really good deal for a really exceptional game. Pick it up here in the Store, Windows Phone 8 only, 15 MB.
Thanks, Lance_WPCentral, for the tip!