Every week, Microsoft offers Red Stripe Deals in the Windows 10 Store that delivers savings of at least 50% off six Windows 10 apps and games. It is an excellent opportunity to save a bit on some fantastic titles for Windows 10.
The deals run from Thursday to Thursday every week and is a nice mixture of games and apps that are often available for both your Windows PC and mobile device. However, please note that these deals are only available for Windows 10 devices.
Inventioneers are tiny helpers with special characteristics you can use to create unique contraptions. The Windows 10 game is available for Windows PC and mobile devices and is a great way to learn about real-time physics and the science behind air, fire and magnetism. You'll also get some insight into jumping bunnies.
Inventioneers is an award-winning children's game and looks like it could appeal to both young and older gamers. The game normally runs $2.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick up Inventioneers over the next six days for $.99.
Sparkle 2 is a part of a fantastic series of puzzle games where you search the lands for enchanted keys to solving a mystery. Gameplay is level based and has a chain of orbs that are slowly being drawn to a dark abyss. Your job is to destroy the orbs before they get sucked into the darkness.
As you complete each level, you get closer to discovering the enchanted keys and discover the mysterious treasure they unlock. Gameplay is fast-paced with eye-catching graphics.
Sparkle 2 usually runs $5.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick the Windows 10 game up for $2.49. The deal is only for the Windows 10 PC version of the game.
Shiny the Firefly
Shiny the Firefly is a Windows 10 game set in the middle of a wonderfully drawn up garden. Shiny has lost all his children and must navigate a colorful garden maze and avoid mosquitos, toads, wasps, centipedes and other dangers. The arcade has simple mechanics and at times a puzzle game approach.
It is a fun game with a casual pace that normally runs $2.99 in the Windows 10 Store, but through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick up Shiny the Firefly for $.99.
Lightbot is a programming puzzle game where you dispatch robots to light up a series of tiles to solve the gaming levels. The game is designed to cultivate an understanding of core concepts of computer science such as procedures, loops and conditionals.
The Windows 10 PC game features 60 levels of gameplay and over 20 challenge stars to collect. Lightbot usually runs $4.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick up the game for $2.49.
Tiny Firefighters is an interactive, hidden picture game that is available for both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices. The educational game includes several storyboards involving fighting fires as well as saving, rescuing and helping people and animals.
Additionally, you will also find a series of Seek and Find style puzzles that feature police officers. The Windows 10 game normally runs $1.99 and the Red Stripe Deal knocks the price down to $.99.
Frederic: Resurrection of Music
Frederic: Resurrection of Music is a fast paced Windows 10 game that puts you in the shoes of Frederic Chopin, who is brought back to life into a world of commercialized and soulless music. Frederic must travel the world and battle a variety of opponents in music duels. Think of the game as a keyboard version of Guitar Hero.
The game has 9 global locations to travel to and 10 fantastic remixes of classical hits. The Red Stripe Deal only extends to the Windows 10 PC version and reduces the normal $5.99 price tag down to $.99.
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