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Real Soccer 2013 Review: Less soccer, more reaching for your wallet

Real Soccer 2013 Review: Less soccer, more reaching for your wallet

The first Real Soccer for Windows Phone was less than an exemplary game. Announced back in 2010 as a launch title, it didn’t show up until well into 2012. The Real Soccer we eventually got falsely advertised the inclusion of two modes (‘Enter the Legend’ and ‘Club Master’) that weren’t even in the game. And one of the Achievements (‘Man of the Match’) was tied to the absent Enter the...

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Microsoft announces WSOP: Full House Pro for XBLA and Windows 8 but not Windows Phone

Microsoft announces WSOP: Full House Pro for XBLA and Windows 8 but not Windows Phone

We dished out praises like crazy to the original Full House Poker game for Windows Phone. It was the first Windows Phone 7 game to have proper avatar support and is still the only one, really. A picture of the user’s avatar on their stats screen like AlphaJax and Wordament have doesn’t really count; users want to play games as their avatars. Full House Poker also synced up with the...

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Gun Bros locking and loading to become this week's Xbox Live release on Windows Phone

Gun Bros locking and loading to become this week's Xbox Live release on Windows Phone

Who’s the best at finding out Xbox Live releases ahead of time? Why, Windows Phone Central, of course! We’ve got the exclusive first word of tomorrow’s new Live title... Gun Bros, which we first announced back in April, launches this Wednesday. Gun Bros is a top-down twin-stick shooter, not unlike Zombies on the Phone. But instead of a horror theme, this one’s pure sci-fi, with much...

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Another Exclusive Xbox Live announcement: Gun Bros coming to Windows Phone

Another Exclusive Xbox Live announcement: Gun Bros coming to Windows Phone

Yesterday WPCentral promised to reveal two upcoming Xbox Live games from Glu Mobile, the first of which is Contract Killer. Today we follow up with the announcement of a second, even more exciting Glu title: Gun Bros. Gun Bros (pronounced ‘bros,’ not ‘brothers') is a twin-stick overhead shooter. Players control either of the two beefy siblings as they fight to stop the evil organization...

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Exclusive: Freemium shooter Contract Killer coming to Xbox Live on Windows Phone

Exclusive: Freemium shooter Contract Killer coming to Xbox Live on Windows Phone

Last year WPCentral broke the news that Glu Mobile would be releasing the first freemium Xbox Live game on Windows Phone (Bug Village). We even interviewed them about all the particulars. Now we’re back with the exclusive announcement of two more Glu Mobile freemium titles coming to Windows Phone. The first of those games is Contract Killer. In Contract Killer, you’re a sniper who takes...

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