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Rayman Fiesta Run review – Rayman delivers again on Windows Phone and Windows 8

Rayman Fiesta Run review – Rayman delivers again on Windows Phone and Windows 8

Paul Acevedo 61

Ubisoft and Pastagames’ Rayman Jungle Run was that perfect one-two punch: an excellent platformer, and a high quality mobile Xbox game. The sequel Rayman Fiesta Run had a lot to live up to, and it almost felt like Ubisoft didn’t want to share it with us. The game soft launched in limited territories, appeared to fully launch worldwide a few weeks later, and then quickly disappeared that...

Hills of Glory 3D arrives on Windows Phone 8; new Babel Rising 3D soon to follow

Hills of Glory 3D arrives on Windows Phone 8; new Babel Rising 3D soon to follow

Paul Acevedo 64

We’re nearly done with our Casual Connect gaming coverage. At the San Francisco-based gaming industry event, I interviewed a number of Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers. One of the largest of those developers is Advanced Mobile Applications (AMA). Founded in 2004 and based in London, AMA is a sister company to Ubisoft, who publishes some of their games. During the event, AMA’s VP...

Rayman Jungle Run Review: More than just a pretty Windows Phone 8 platformer

Rayman Jungle Run Review: More than just a pretty Windows Phone 8 platformer

Paul Acevedo 28

Despite his games’ typically high quality, limbless hero Rayman is generally lesser known than his contemporaries like Sonic and Mario. Starting out on the Atari Jaguar, Playstation One, and similar platforms in 1995, the original Rayman stood out thanks to its beautiful 2D graphics, unique atmosphere, and excellent soundtrack. Two strong 3D sequels followed – you can even get 2003’s...

Get Rayman Jungle Run on Windows Phone 8 now, before those Lums get away

Get Rayman Jungle Run on Windows Phone 8 now, before those Lums get away

Paul Acevedo 104

This morning we reported that Ubisoft’s Rayman Jungle Run would soon launch on Windows Phone 8. Ubisoft first announced it back in February and released a nice Windows 8 version in March. Thus the Windows Phone 8 port was only a matter of time… And here we are! Rayman Jungle Run is now available on Windows Phone 8. What’s more, it runs on devices with 512 MB of RAM, unlike last week’s...

Get ready for Rayman Jungle Run, coming to Xbox Windows Phone 8 later today

Get ready for Rayman Jungle Run, coming to Xbox Windows Phone 8 later today

Paul Acevedo 72

Windows Phone 8 gamers who held out hope that N.O.V.A. 3 would be released in May will be disappointed to know that Gameloft’s sci-fi FPS definitely won’t make it out of the gate this month. We understand it's still undergoing Xbox Live certification and will release as soon as it passes. But it’s not all bad news. We do get a high-profile Xbox release for Windows Phone 8 today – this...