Robo & Bobo, a Windows Phone 8 puzzle game sneak peak

Robo & Bobo is a new Windows Phone 8 game that is just about clearing certification and should be live in the Windows Phone Store in the next few days. We’ve been playing with a beta version of the game and found Robo & Bobo to be a challenging, richly animated puzzle game for our Windows Phone 8 devices. The…

Inflexiball for Windows Phone 8, busting blocks in Steampunk style

Inflexiball is a new Windows Phone 8 game reminiscent of the old Arcanoid or Breakout video games but with heavy Steampunk influence.  Inflexiball also has a RPG feel to things with upgrades and enhancements that can be purchased with coins you collect during game play or purchased in-app.  In just playing Inflexiball for a short bit, it makes a good…

Reach for the Sky, a Windows Phone 8 game where being full of hot air isn’t a bad thing

Reach for the Sky is a relatively new game for your Windows Phone 8 device that has a jumper feel to it (e.g. Doodle Jump) but instead of jumping from platform to platform, you guide a hot air balloon up through the sky. Along the way you collect coins that can used to purchase upgrades and fire balls to keep…

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

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…

Aces of the Luftwaffe for Windows Phone 8, our latest favorite game

Aces of the Luftwaffe is a relatively new game for Windows Phone 8 and is quickly becoming one of our favorites. Aces is an arcade styled game with an RPG touch. To say Aces of the Luftwaffe is a fast paced game may be an understatement.  If you blink you’ll be over run with enemy planes.  Game play is challenging…

Blocky Blaine: Out West, a physics Windows Phone 8 game that has potential

When you first look at Block Blaine: Out West’s listing in the Windows Phone Store, you may say “pass” and move on to the next title. First impressions give this Windows Phone 8 game a feel that a little polishing (mainly with graphics) wouldn’t hurt.  While the Block Blaine has a rough appearance, the game concept isn’t too shabby. The…

Zombie HQ for Windows Phone 8, keeping the streets and your brains safe

Zombie HQ hit the Windows Phone Store shelves last week and is from the developers of Dredd vs. Zombies and Guns 4-Hire. Zombie HQ is a Windows Phone 8 game where you play the role of a zombie apocalypse survivor determined to save your city from the living dead. As you work to reclaim your city, you work towards rescuing…

Critter Camp, a collection of Windows Phone mini-games

Critter Camp is a Windows Phone 8 game that is a collection of four mini-games that are surprisingly challenging. Critter Camp’s first impression makes you think the game is more suited for your Windows Phone’s Kid’s Corner. But after playing each of the mini-games, Critter Camp can be a challenging game for the older crowd as well.  There’s a few…

Wordness, Scrabble meets Othello on Windows Phone 8

Wordness is an interesting Windows Phone 8 word game. It has a Scrabble feel to it in that you have to create words from a 5×5 tile board of letters. It has an Othello feel to it in that you compete for ownership of the letter tiles. You take possession of the tiles (or own them) when you use them…

Death Worm for Windows Phone 8, devour and destroy everything in sight

If you’re in the mood for utter destruction the Windows Phone 8 game Death Worm might be your cup of tea. You control a man-eating, camel-eating, “devour everything that moves”-eating worm who has to work it’s way through sixty levels that spans four worlds. And it’s not all destruction. You have dangers to avoid and power-ups to collect. The death…

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