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Windows Phone 7 Releases: February 16th, 2011

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Suyomizzle
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 19:56
A puzzling take on a classic franchise

It seems that puzzle games are the genre of choice for Windows Phone 7. This week brings us a genre-bending entry into the Castlevania franchise.

Castlevania Puzzle (WP) - $6.99 - £5.49

Take control of Alucard, son of Dracula, and experience Castlevania in a whole new way on Windows Phone 7 with Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night! Konami brings you a truly innovative Puzzle-RPG system, an exciting first for the Castlevania series! Play as and against characters from Symphony of the night. Over 20 hours of gameplay in Story Mode. Dozens of unique enemies to fight and over one hundred items to collect.
mik29
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 20:00
Rubbish, hope we get some more action games soon, fed up with puzzles now.
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Nekro Neko
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 20:01
Love puzzle games, work the brain and all. Just short of a Windows 7 Phone and think the pricing is a little high.
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Enemy of Godd
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 20:04
I would buy this in a heartbeat if it were on the XBLA arcade, it sounds like a lot of fun. Too bad I don't have a windows phone.
phatal1ty - www.dinosuitgirl.com
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 20:09, Edited on 16 February 11 at 20:10 by phatal1ty
bloody outrageous price for Castlevania puzzle :(
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i'll still have to get it obviously
yamiseth
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 20:32
Just cus it is a Windows Phone 7... does not mean any of the good games must be a 7 dollar pricing -__________-
Cringer85
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 20:58
Agree, it is overpriced. I bet, if it is received well, it will come to xbla later. Probably gonna buy this, when reviews are up and it is considered good. Sounds good at least.
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 21:02
I doubt this will be coming to xbla...but I can hope.
ShinUkyo
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 21:43
This game has been out on iPhone for a while. I remember being disappointed, and I'd wished it was on a format I had any intention of getting some day. This and, of course, it would be better with (real) achievements. Now we have both, and this further entices me to pick up a WP7 at some point! They are putting out WP7 ports of some of my most-wanted iPhone games, another example being Fruit Ninja. I'm hoping this trend continues, personally.
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 21:50
PvZ for WP7 please.
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SebastianSB
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 21:59
Wow, that's a pretty uninspired achievement list.

4 achievements for killing X enemies
4 achievements for map completion
7 achievements for collecting the 26 cards
1 achievement for collecting armor

That said, I would probably still be happy if I ever saw it on XBLA.
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Jaggexedge
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 22:09
The first thing that comes to mind when I see this is Puzzle Quest.
mik29
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 22:26
Nekro Neko said:Love puzzle games, work the brain and all. Just short of a Windows 7 Phone and think the pricing is a little high.I like puzzle games, I've got loads on my HTC HD7, But now they've started only releasing 1 game each week, I wish they would mix up the types of games. I want a new Assassins Creed type, or Twin Blades...... Only better hopefully
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fdhrecords
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Posted on 16 February 11 at 23:27
Will probably skip this. Just got a windows phone this week. The only game I have downloaded so far is bejeweled. I have the day off tomorrow so will get a better chance to play some demos and stuff. Any must haves?
Blues Cowboy
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Posted on 17 February 11 at 01:58
Too pricey. Too pricey by half. It's only a couple of quid on the app store.
neeker75
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Posted on 17 February 11 at 03:57
Tried it. Terrible.
Chas Hodges
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Posted on 17 February 11 at 07:44
Reasons it's more expensive on WP7: wildly reduced market share; inclusion of achievements.

If Microsoft start including 200GS with 59p games that's the already shakey system fucked. And is £5.49 really that expensive?

As it stands I'm not paticularly enamored with the title because it feels a little rough round the edges and it seems a less than perfect port. However, if I liked the game, given its Live support and Micosoft's reduced smartphone market penetration, I don't believe that £5.49 is an unreasonable price.
ERIKDOTCOM
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Posted on 17 February 11 at 14:46
I was wondering if this was a new XBLA when I saw it added to the site yesterday and why I hadn't heard of it, but if it's a WP7 release then it makes sense I hadn't heard of it.
Axehappy123
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Posted on 17 February 11 at 15:05
I've played the demo now. The gameplay is pretty much the same as Super Puzzle Fighter.
If you liked that, you'll probably like this.
Its a bit fiddly on a small phone screen (I'm using a HTC HD7 which has the biggest screen, and it was still fiddly).
I've bought most of the WP7 games so far, but I'm probably gonna give this one a miss...
Teh Paralyzer
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Last post: 25 Sep 13 at 12:29
Posted on 17 February 11 at 16:13
I own this on iPod touch. I think this a very poor game.