Every week, Microsoft delivers savings of at least 50% off six Windows 10 apps and games through the Red Stripe Deal promotion. It is an excellent opportunity to save a bit on some fantastic titles from the Windows 10 Store.
The Red Stripe 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 and will expire January 7, 2016.
Snowboard Party 2
Snowboard Party 2 is a fast-paced game for Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices that sends you to a snow-covered mountain slopes to test your skills on the board. The game sends you to twenty-one unique locations to tackle time-attack races, big air competition, half-pipe stunts and practice runs to hone your skills.
The Windows 10 game offers an online multiplayer mode where you can challenge your friends on the slopes or take on riders for the best score on the online leaderboard. Snowboard Party 2 has plenty of gear upgrades to improve your abilities, customizable controls and over 150 objectives and achievements to earn.
Snowboard Party 2 is regularly priced at $1.99, but through the Red Stripe Deals, you can pick up the game for $.99. Please keep in mind that the deal only applies to Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices only.
Doodle Creatures HD
Doodle Creatures HD is from the creators of the popular Doodle God gaming series and places you in the science lab where you can create hundreds of unique creatures by combining different animal DNA. As you scan and combine the DNA of different animals, you will have the ability to upgrade your lab to create more spectacular and unique creatures.
Key features include:
- Puzzles for All ages and skill levels
- Create hundreds of different Creatures in cool sandbox gameplay
- Quests designed to test your genetic lab skills
- A "Did You Know That" feature that tells you about your creations
- Intuitive one-click gameplay encourages thoughtful, creative play
- Kid-friendly and educational gameplay
Doodle Creatures HD normally runs $2.99 and the Red Stripe Deal knocks the price down to $.99. The deal is only for the Windows 10 PC version of the game and there is a trial version available.
Spelling Mix 2
Spelling Mix 2 is an educational app available from both Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices and promotes language and literacy skill development for our younger gamers. The game includes over 300 common English nouns, support for eight different languages and three gaming modes.
The three modes include Alphabetical Order where you have to place words in the correct order, Car Racing where you complete the spelling of words to advance your race care and Guess the Word that is a game of hangman.
Normally priced at $2.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal promotion you can pick up Spelling Mix 2 for $.99.
MeteoEarth is a Windows 10 PC app that brings the weather to life on your PC using high-end gaming technology and stunning graphics. The interactive app lets you view active weather across the globe, wind patterns and temperature patterns.
You also have access to weather cams from various global locations. MeteoEarth is regularly priced at $3.99 and through the Red Stripe Deal, you can pick up the Windows 10 PC app free. Please note that a premium subscription is needed to access all of MeteoEarth's features.
Big Days of Our Lives Countdown Timer
The official title for this Windows 10 PC app is "Big Days of Our Lives Countdown Timer - Digital Event Count Down Clock with HD full-screen background (for counting how many days and time to go, until your dream dates)". As you might gather from the title, the app allows you to create countdown timers for life events.
Key features include:
- Full-Screen Image Live Countdown
- Countdown days, hours, minutes, and seconds to go
- Live Tile support
- Use Countdown as Lock Screen or as Screensaver Wallpaper
- Select your image for the background from our default HD images
- Alert alarm reminder function "Remind me Before" possible to 5 alerts per Big Day
Normally priced at $1.99, you can pick up Big Days of Our Lives Countdown Timer for Windows 10 PC for $.99 during the Red Stripe Deal promotion.
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George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.