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Microsoft is always dropping amazing game discounts on the community and this week there is no exception. Three Xbox One titles, eight Xbox 360 titles, and three Xbox 360 add-ons are up for grabs.

Whether you enjoy the racing into a battlefield, dropping on your enemies from above, or exploring the worlds of Rapture and Columbia, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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Next week’s Xbox Windows Phone release Skulls of the Shogun is possibly Microsoft’s most ambitious game yet. Not only will it be launching on Windows Phone, but also XBLA and Windows 8/RT simultaneously. Take that, WSOP: Full House Pro! Sorry, I just ate some sour grapes. On top of the three-platform release, Skulls also supports shared campaign progress across devices thanks to cloud saving and asynchronous cross-platform multiplayer.

The only problem with Skulls coming to all Xbox-supporting platforms at once is that Microsoft has yet to establish a ‘universal app’ pay structure like iOS and the Playstation 3/Vita support. Thankfully the game’s developer 17-BIT and Microsoft have just announced special launch pricing that will make picking up all three versions (or even just one) more attractive to gamers.

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Windows Phone has remained on a steady climb, according to data published by Kantar WorldPanel, and sits comfortably at 5% of the EU smartphone sales (for the last 12 weeks). We've previously covered Kantar data where Windows Phone was shown to be climbing in the US earlier this year. With Windows Phone 8 just around the corner, and the announcements of Windows Phone 7.8, we assumed sales would have stumped the past few months.

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It was only a matter of time before we began to see the new HTC Titan II show up at third party retailers for a discounted price. Walmart.com is offering the new Windows Phone for $149.99 after contractual discounts.

The 4G LTE Titan II will still run you $549.99 off contract but if you're interested in saving $50, it might be worth checking out Walmart's listing.

Oh and on a side note, AmazonWireless is listing the HTC Titan II but is showing the Windows Phone as "out of stock" and due in soon. I wonder if AmazonWireless will have the Titan II for a penny?

Thanks, Janis, for the tip!

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While the AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 already has an attractive price tag, want to make it more attractive? There is a way to take an extra hundred bucks off the price tag.

Just follow this link and choose the "New to AT&T" button at the bottom of the screen. Choose your Nokia Lumia 900 (black or cyan), your voice plan and your data plan. When you're ready to check out, a discount of $100 will be applied to the $99 price tag. With free shipping the total due at check out, notta.

The savings isn't restricted to the Lumia 900 and might still be around when the HTC Titan II becomes available on April 8th.  The deal is only available for new accounts and you can't escape the $36 activation fee (it will be applied to your first bill).  And while we all will groan at the increased activation fee, it is a small price to pay for a free Lumia 900.

Thanks to everyone who tipped us on this!

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Just a quick reminder on our President's Day sale over at the WPCentral Store.  In celebration of holiday you can shop all weekend and save 15% on all your Windows Phone accessories in the WPCentral Store. To get your 15% discount, be sure to use the coupon code pres12 during checkout.

This offer is not valid with any other coupon and expires at Midnight PST Monday 2/20/2012. Don't forget about our Fast Free Shipping on US orders of $50.00 and higher!

Enjoy the Presidential Savings! Start your Shopping Now!

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In celebration of reaching 100,000 followers on Twitter, Panoramic Software is holding a sale on it's Windows Phone software titles (as well as other platforms). It's a way of saying thank you to all their followers and customers.

The sale will start on Saturday, July 16, 2011 and end on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Every title in Panoramic's line-up will be on sale for $1. Panoramic's Windows Phone apps includes Mo Tweets, Ultimate Sudoku, Blackjack, Guitar Suite and Free Cell.

The celebration sale will end Sunday Night, July 17, 2011. You can check out all the Panoramic titles over at their website or simply type "Panoramic Software" in the Marketplace search field.  Oh and if you want to help Panoramic reach 150,000 followers, you can follow them here on Twitter and as always, you can follow WPCentral here on Twitter.

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ContaSconto - Review

Kitendo Labs is offering an interesting Windows Phone 7 application. ContaSconto is a simple, straightforward application that calculates cost discounts.

Italian for "Count Discount", ContaSconto is a handy application for your Windows Phone if you need a quick and easy way to figure out how much your savings will be. ContaSconta is presented in a clean, easy to navigate manner.

Follow the break to read more on this Windows Phone app along with some screen shots.

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Holding out on a Windows Phone 7 device until the holiday savings hit? Your wait is over.

AT&T is offering a $100 discount on select phones that includes the Samsung Focus and HTC Surround. As with most offers, there are a few catches.

The offer requires online activation on qualified rate plans $39.99 or more with a two year agreement. The iPhone, Gophones, netbooks and other devices are not eligible but we did add both the Focus and Surround to a shopping cart and their price dropped from $199.99 to $99.99.

There was no indication on AT&T's site on how long this promotion will last. Oh, and as an added bonus, you get free two-day Priority Shipping on your order.

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WMExperts discount from Fictionwise

Fictionwise.com, a Barnes & Noble Company, is your one-stop shop for fiction and non-fiction ebooks. Fictionwise offers thousands of titles compatible for your Windows phone (via Microsoft Reader, Adobe Reader, Mobipocket, etc) as well as other formats for the eReader, Kindle, Sony Reader and Franklin Reader. Titles range from sci-fi to romance to history to politics.

Why are we telling you this? Well, Fictionwise.com is giving WMExperts.com readers a 25% discount for the Holidays. Just enter "wmexperts25" when you check out to receive the discount.

The discount expires on December 31, 2009 and we like to thank Fictionwise.com for extending this offer to our readers.

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