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Grab a bunch of Disney games for free for Windows Phone and Windows 8

If you have heard good things about the many Disney published games for Windows Phone but have never downloaded them, today's your lucky day. A number of the games are currently free to download for Windows Phone and Windows 8.


Disney makes wide assortment of Windows Phone games free for the holidays

The festive season is well under way and what better way to keep the kids entertained than downloading free Disney games on their Windows Phones? The company has rounded up six Windows Phone games, making each one of them available for free. It's Disney's Season of Giving.


Windows Phone games to pass the time with, be it a few minutes or longer

Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: Games for all occasions

Windows Phone games are a great way to pass the time with. Whether it's waiting hours in the car tag line or just a few minutes before a class starts, there is a vast assortment of quality games available in the Windows Phone Store.  Some games are great for a quick gaming fix while others stand up to longer gaming sessiosn.

Then there's games that can cover all the bases, good for all occasions.  Entertaining for short bits and addictive enough to keep you entertained for more extended periods.

For this week's roundup, instead of picking three or four games, we focus on four developers/studios that have a respectable portfolio of Windows Phone games. Some of which that can hold their own for those short gaming sessions or the longer marathon sessions.  Along the way we'll spotlight a few of the titles offered by these developers and as always, if we've overlooked your favorite title feel free to sound off in the comments.


Disney's Where's My Mickey? becomes free on Windows 8 [Updated]

Disney released Where's My Mickey? on both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, pumping some new life into the popular IP. After both apps went on sale not so long ago, Disney has now made Where's My Mickey? free on the Windows 8 store. If you've yet tried out the title, now's the perfect opportunity.


Where's my sale? Get six Disney games for Windows 8 and RT for 25 percent off

Disney makes several fine games for Windows 8 and RT, but they’re all a bit pricey compared to their Windows Phone counterparts. Temple Run: Brave for instance, launched at $1.49 on Windows 8 but soon went up to $4.99. Actually, $4.99 is the regular price of all Disney tablet and PC games.

That’s why Disney fans will want to take advantage of the Disney Windows 8 sale going on this weekend. All of Disney’s non-Xbox games are on sale for $3.49, including the just-released Temple Run: Oz. Disney’s Windows Phone 8 titles are not affected by this sale. Full descriptions and Store links after the break!


Windows Phone Essential Games Collection

Windows Phone Central Roundup: Essential Games Collection
Windows Phone Central Roundup: Essential Games Collection

Over at the Windows Phone Store, Microsoft has created a handful of app and game collections that include photography apps, sports apps, music apps, and other categories. For this week's roundup we take a peek at the Essential Game's Collection.

The Essential Game's Collection is a wide range of gaming titles that include puzzle games, word games, card games and more. We plucked four titles for this weeks roundup that we concur are essential games for our Windows Phones. Games that are addictive, entertaining, and a great way to pass the time with.


Disney's Where's My Mickey? game now available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

We've followed Disney's development of a new game that's coming to the Windows ecosystem. Where's My Mickey? is a brand new puzzle game accompanied by a series of short films. The title was stated to be heading to both Windows 8 and Windows Phone and we're today pleased to announce they're now available.


Microsoft announces new Windows 8 apps in the run up to Build 2013

Enjoy Windows 8 but feel like you could use some more apps? Chief Evangelist for Windows, Steve Guggenheimer has you covered. He has taken the opportunity to highlight a handful of apps that are heading for Windows 8. We're closely approaching this year's Build conference (which we're attending), but that hasn't stopped Redmond from building momentum in the desktop app store.