Windows Phone Releases: Week of April 25, 2013

By litepink, 3 years ago
As the strapline says, there’s a lot to cover with this week’s releases. The drought of Xbox games on Windows Phone that we saw around January seems to be long past us now.

MONOPOLY Millionaire (WP) - $4.99/£3.99 (WP8 Only) (Nokia Exclusive)
FIRST TO A MILLION WINS! Enjoy a fast, fresh take on the classic MONOPOLY game. Do you have the drive to be a MONOPOLY Millionaire? Trade properties on the sly, force powerful land-grabbing deals, and risk it all – in a private jettin’, yacht clubbin’ dash for a million in cash. LIVE THE MILLIONAIRE LIFESTYLE AS YOU…• Zoom past wannabes in the fastest MONOPOLY experience ever! • Purchase palatial Dreamland Properties like Bling Beach and Paradise Island• Splurge on upgradable Movers – show friends how hot you roll!• Compete for the Million with friends in Pass n’ Play• Test your moneymaker with 3 difficulty modes• Get lucky! Fortune Cards can speed up your rise OR send you back to brokeReady to feel like a million? GO for it!
Exclusively for Nokia Lumia
Da Vinci Pinball Machine (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 (Nokia Exclusive)
The pinball wizards at Gameprom have done it again with Da Vinci Pinball. It's pinball mixed with one of the greatest thinkers whom ever lived - It's pinball history in the making? The unique theme makes for some specatular pinball action with medieval weapons, architecture and machinery that make these tables like nothing you've played before. Explore amazing inventions like Da Vinci's flying machine and tank and pinball your way through the mind of a Rennaissance man who invented the modern world!
Ice Age Village (WP) - FREE (WP8 Only)
This game allows multiplayer play and is not subject to Xbox LIVE parental settings. Microsoft shares User IDs and gamertags.

The official Ice Age app is here! Help Manny, Ellie, Diego and Sid build a new village for all the creatures of the Ice Age world!

ENTER THE ICE AGE UNIVERSE
• Immerse yourself in the unique world of Ice Age and interact with all of your favorite characters as they lead you on quests and missions
• Play mini-games featuring Scrat, everyone’s favorite saber-toothed squirrel

BUILD YOUR OWN DISTINCTIVE VILLAGE
• Build the most beautiful village for all the creatures of the Ice Age world
• Level-up to gain access to new animal species, cool buildings, unique decorations and much more
• Funny quests, side missions and additional daily challenges keep your village bustling with activity

LET YOUR FRIENDS JOIN THE FUN AND SEE WHO CAN BUILD THE BEST VILLAGE
• Invite your friends from Xbox LIVE & Facebook to play
• Visit all of your friends’ villages - “Like it,” take care of it and get rewarded for lending a hand


If you install this game, you understand and agree that Microsoft may share your User ID and gamertag with the game publisher to enable game features. This game includes multiplayer features with online interactions that are not subject to Xbox LIVE parental settings. These features may include the following interactions with other players online:

• Send and receive game invites;
• Play cooperatively or head-to-head;
• Send and receive in-game text messages;
• Communicate via in-game voice chat.
In addition to these new releases, two games that were once exclusive to Nokia devices have now been made available to all this week:

RISK (WP) - $2.99/£2.29
Connect 4 (WP) - $0.99/£0.79

Thanks to all the community members who pointed out the Nokia exclusives being made available to all.