Microsoft teases 5 "must-have" games coming to Windows Phone in February

Microsoft teases 5
Microsoft’s Windows Phone already has a solid collection of over 55,000 apps, but users are always looking for new and better apps, and this February Redmond promises five “must have” titles will be coming to its mobile platform.

The new additions to WP’s Xbox LIVE collection include shooters, action and driving games for all tastes. Along with those new releases, Nokia has also said it’s collaborating with EA to bring 20 of its titles to the platform, so if you have a Nokia Windows Phone you’d get even more gaming action.

Here’s the five titles you’d get in February that should catch your attention:

- Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit by EA - NFS with 20 new super cars like the Pagani Zonda Cinque and Lamborghini Reventon. With 24 day and night tracks, and 48 career events this should keep you entertained for a while.

- Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction by Gameloft - the shooter is well known outside Windows Phone and offers dynamic action with guns raging from a handgun to bazooka.

- Toy Soldiers: Boot Camp by Microsoft Studios - a Windows Phone exclusive, here you control tiny soldiers and use an anti-aircraft gun to defend your house.

- BulletAsylum by Microsoft Studios - MissileCommand on steroids, this is another Windows Phone exclusive.

- Chickens Can’t Fly by Microsoft Studios - the third and final WP exclusive allows you to experiment with chicken. 

The game supports Live Tiles for the full WP experience.

How do you like the game selection on Windows Phone? Do you find some particular Android or iOS titles missing?



1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Well, Wheres Shadowgun? That game would be so fun to play in the HTC Titan/ Nokia Lumia 900. Either way I still love Windows Phone 7.

2. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

phonearena is so late always

5. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

why most people dislike this. i read every news artice on phonearena several hours later after it shows on wmpoweruser or wpcentral

10. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011


13. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1253; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Because Phonearena is one of the best sites around for phones. Who cares if they're a few hours later than other sites? I'll sacrifice it for quality.

6. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Where is Forza Motorsport? Thats the only game i have a weakness for.

7. davin8r unregistered

Uh, I guess this is a start, but hardly worth getting excited about. If anything, it seems show how far *behind* MS is compared to Android/iOS in the games department.

8. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

However, it does show that Microsoft is committed to gaming on their phones. It also shows that the Windows Phones can more than support awesome games without needing dual or quad core chips. But yes, it's the start of an amazing experience.

9. Phrozt

Posts: 9; Member since: May 11, 2011

"Do you find some particular Android or iOS titles missing?" Who gives a crap what iOS or Android has?? I thought I'd hardly ever play games on my phone, but wp7 has a lot of fun addicting ones. Not having been on an iphone/android before, I have no clue whether or not they originated there, nor to I care. Wp7 is not defined by android or iOS, it's better than that. Want to see a badass game? Check out the indie game ARMED! Plays flawlessly on my single core titan w/half a gig of ram.

11. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

wow the graphics are way out of date, not even xbox 1 quality, except maybe the toy soldiers game.

12. Vrils

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 17, 2011

only people from a few countries can buy games or app from Microsoft Marketplace just buy Android phones, Microsoft is too restrictive

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