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Gems of War review: A free to play puzzle-RPG for Xbox One Puzzle Quest goes to war

Gems of War review: A free to play puzzle-RPG for Xbox One

Gems of War is the spiritual successor to [Puzzle Quest](/windows-phone-xbox-live-review-puzzle-quest-2) –a match-3 puzzle-RPG with endless hours of content and PvP gameplay. It's also the whole grail of free to play games – a free game that never stops being fun even if you don't buy anything. Read our full review to learn why Gems of War might be the best free to play game on Xbox One.

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Cloud Raiders review - Windows Phone and Windows 8 Windows Phone and Windows 8 games

Cloud Raiders review - Windows Phone and Windows 8

Clash of Clans is one of the most profitable mobile games in existence. But developer Supercell has so far refused to bring Clash to Windows Phone. That refusal opens up the doors for companies like Gameloft to swoop in and make their own Clash-like games. But Gameloft’s Total Conquest sits on the buggy side of things, so maybe you’re looking for a different game to play involving clans...

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Ninja School review – MMO platformer and Windows Phone's answer to Maple Story

Ninja School review – MMO platformer and Windows Phone's answer to Maple Story

A while back we reviewed Spirit of Hero, a 3D MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) from Vietnamese developer TeaMobi. Although fairly buggy and riddled with translation errors, the game offered a lot of content and a unique look at Vietnamese history and mythology. And there aren’t exactly tons of free to play MMORPGs on Windows Phone. It turns out that TeaMobi is...

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Raiden X review – An unpolished (but free) shoot 'em up for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Raiden X review – An unpolished (but free) shoot 'em up for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Last week we reviewed Spirit of Hero, a Windows Phone-exclusive MMORPG from Vietnamese developer TeaMobi. Although a large and potentially fun game, Spirit of Hero suffers from a poor English translation and several technical issues. I must be on a janky Asian games kick, because today I’m back to review Raiden X for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 and RT. This one comes from a Chinese...

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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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