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Jet-Set Scratch-Off Review: Scratching lottery tickets on Windows Phone and Windows 8

Jet-Set Scratch-Off Review: Scratching lottery tickets on Windows Phone and Windows 8

Gambling is an expensive real life hobby, unless you’re great at it. Gambling games take away the risk and cost (for the most part) and just let you focus on the fun of the game and the rush of winning. You’ll find plenty of card games on mobile Windows platforms, and even some lighter fare like Bingo. Now we have a full-fledged game devoted to scratch-off tickets (also known as...

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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

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...

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Zombies!!! escapes to Windows 8. Celebrate with this Xbox Live developer interview

Zombies!!! escapes to Windows 8. Celebrate with this Xbox Live developer interview

Babaroga’s Zombies!!! was an early Xbox Windows Phone exclusive that  still commands a loyal following from board game fans. I fondly remember buying it about a month before joining the Windows Phone Central staff, and subsequently advocating for an update to make one of the Achievements more easily attainable. Jump ahead to the present, the Xbox Windows 8 and RT version of Zombies!!!...

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Wordament heads to iOS with Achievements - what that means for Windows Phone

Wordament heads to iOS with Achievements - what that means for Windows Phone

Alright, so Nokia has a good grasp on what the word exclusive means. But Microsoft takes a more liberal stance towards supporting other platforms. We’ve seen the big MS publish previously Xbox Windows Phone exclusive games to iOS before, such as Kinectimals and Tentacles. It always hurt, but we sucked it up and complained only in small doses. Yesterday, another exclusive turned coat and...

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