Windows Phone 7 users may feel left in the dust recently with the recent uptick in Windows Phone 8 titles, but if you're someone who spent some hard earned scratch to get the newest OS you're likely feeling left out too. The small library of exclusives doesn't give you much bragging rights, and the long list of buggy or incompatible legacy WP7 titles may have you feeling you getting the short end of the stick, at least concerning LIVE enabled titles.
Fear not, WP8 owners, as today sees two new Xbox branded titles exclusively for your OS. You could potentially get a third game, if you count Real Soccer 2013
/Real Football 2013
as two games. Due to our regional differences in the naming of the sport, there are two identical games with two stackable achievement lists. WP8 let's you change regions with ease, so nabbing both titles should be quite easy.Real Soccer 2013 (WP)
/ Real Soccer 2013 (EU Ver) (WP)
/FREEThe newest edition of the hit football simulation is back to score another win for the franchise with a whole new set of moves.
Take part in the most immersive football simulation and show that you are the best on the pitch. Reinforce your team by developing your club’s facilities, hiring new staff members, dealing with sponsors and more.
Join football legends like our cover athlete, Falcao, on the pitch. YOU ARE FOOTBALL, YOU ARE REAL FOOTBALL!
LEAD YOUR CLUB TO THE TOP
Take control of your team on the field. Starting with a rookie team, you’ll need to improve your players’ abilities to reach the top league and compete against the best teams in the world for the championship.
REALISM PUSHED FURTHER
For the first time in a Real Football game, see personal names and portraits of over 3,000 top players thanks to the official FIFPro licence. Updates of the game will keep your game up to date with the most recent player transfers and roster changes.
DEVELOP YOUR CLUB
The best teams in the world have the most modern facilities. Get your players in shape by developing your training grounds to increase your players’ physical, technical and tactical skills. Earn more money and attract fans by expanding your stadium, filling it with shops and signing big-name sponsors.
THE MOST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
Smooth and realistic graphics make every player come to life on your screen. Witness over 700 motion-capture animations as you take on an improved AI for a TV-like experience with spectacular effects and cutscenes.The Amazing Spider-Man (WP)
- $6.99/£5.49THE OFFICIAL GAME FROM THE 2012 MOVIE "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN"
Get ready for intense web-slinging action with the Amazing Spider-Man! Join Spidey in the official game app of this highly anticipated 2012 blockbuster! Play through the movie storyline as Spider-Man faces off against the Lizard and rampaging gangs. Web-sling and crawl your way through an open, fully 3D New York while using your amazing skills to save the city.
THE OFFICIAL GAME OF 2012’s HIGHLY AWAITED SUPERHERO BLOCKBUSTER
• Fight the Lizard and his minions to put a stop to his dark schemes.
• Play the Amazing Spider-Man through more than 25 immersive missions inspired by the upcoming movie's storyline.
• Climb, jump and web-sling from building to building for an aerial thrill like never before!
FREE NEW YORK CITY
• Explore the city through its five distinctive districts (Central Park, Business, Downtown, Pier and Residential)
• An exciting and enjoyable fighting system with melee, ranged, combo attacks and much more
• A wide selection of upgrades to customize your style, attacks and skills
A HIGH PRODUCTION-VALUE GAME
• Explore an open-world Manhattan, teeming with action. Discover random missions, collectibles and more secrets in the City that Never Sleeps!
• Fight in a fully 3D New York City with cutting-edge graphics.
• Advanced shaders and visual effects make Spider-Man more realistic than ever before!
If you want to vent about the exclusivity of these titles, the required free space to download them, the price of Spiderman
, or the micro transactions in the Real Football 2013
, do so in the comments below!