Another EA Windows Phone Sale

By Rebecca Smith, 2 years ago
I'm starting to wonder if there is ever a time when EA doesn't have a Windows Phone game that is discounted from its usual price. After large sales at the end of November and the start of December, EA is having another title blowout with ten discounted games. some of these titles were included in the previous sales, but there are a few new faces. Those marked with ** have unobtainable achievements.

Battleship (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
IT’S A HIT – ON YOUR WINDOWS PHONE 7! The all-time favorite naval battle game, BATTLESHIP reloads with all-new unlockable achievements and asynchronous multiplayer modes. Launch strikes with touch-driven precision. Witness guns blazing and smoke-billowing carriers sinking to their dooms!

LAUNCH YOUR ATTACK – ON XBOX LIVE!
Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements and access leaderboards.

CLASSIC PLAY WITH NEXT GEN FIREPOWER
Engage in the authentic Classic Mode or fire at will in the intense Salvo Mode.

SEEK MORE DAUNTING CHALLENGES
Sink THEIR battleships with Hotseat, asynchronous battles and Pass ‘N Play capabilities.

ACHIEVE TOTAL VICTORY AT SEA
Demonstrate strategic and tactical skills to earn Super Weapons. Improve your rank from Seaman all the way to fully-fledged Admiral!
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Bejeweled Live (WP) - $4.99/£3.99 $2.99/£2.29
The world's #1 puzzle game is coming to Windows Phone 7! Swap, move and match multiple gems for dazzling, high-carat fun. Show off your Bejeweled® prowess by earning special Xbox LIVE achievements and climb up global Xbox LIVE leaderboards.

MODES FOR EVERY MOOD:
Soar to gem-matching heights in Classic mode, race the clock in Action or relax and unwind with Endless play. And now, with the ability to keep making moves while other gems are falling into place, it's a whole new Bejeweled experience for Windows Phone 7.

EXPLOSIVE EXCITEMENT:
Flame gems, Star gems and Hypercubes - boost your score with brilliant cascades and sparkling combos.

BE A WINNER:
Top the leaderboards by comparing scores with your friends and Bejeweled fans from around the globe.

COLLECT ALL-NEW ACHIEVEMENTS:
Unlock 20 new achievements to earn gamerscore points.

HINTS ON DEMAND:
Can't quite spot that next match? Use the "Hint" button for a quick tip. But watch out — help has a cost.

ANY WAY YOU WANT IT:
Fully optimized for the touch screen with both portrait and landscape display.
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Blobster (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
Get ready to meet one gooey hero… Blobtopia is at risk from some nasty pollution from the evil Big and Powerful Corporation, and it’s up to you to help! Blobster is an awesome platforming adventure with a twist! Flick the flubbery fella across incredible levels; avoid pitfalls, water hazards, squish pesky bad guys and collect amazing power-ups on your way to cleaning up Blobtopia and defeating Blobzilla!Blobster Highlights • Levels like you’ve never seen before! • Amazing level design will have players in awe as they fling their way through the engrossing campaign. • Super easy to pick up and play, flick Blobster around using the intuitive control scheme. • Collect game-changing power ups, including the ability to rocket through the sky, float like an angel or transform into a giant. • A variety of pesky enemies to squash, each with their own special ability Blobster must overcome.
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The Game of Life (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
LIVE LIFE TO ITS FULLEST ON YOUR WINDOWS PHONE! Enabled for Xbox LIVE®, collect achievements, and see who is livin’ large on the leaderboards. Play it safe or live on the edge, as you watch this family favorite board game come to life with animated tokens, winding roads, and lush landscapes. Anything can happen in THE GAME OF LIFE!

XBOX LIVE ENABLED! LIFE GETS EVEN BETTER!
Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone main menu. Track up to 12 Achievements and access lifetime leaderboards. See how your life compares to your friends. Earn achievements and get up to 200 Gamerscore points!

PASS ‘N PLAY
Share THE GAME OF LIFE with up to 3 friends on one device.

MAKE CHOICES, GET PAID, OR LOSE IT ALL
Land on “Life Spaces” and gain tiles worth big bucks – or pay huge fines. Collect “Share the Wealth Cards” and retire in style.

LIFE’S MANY CHOICES
Settle down and get married – or stay single and indulge in lavish luxuries and risky investments!

In THE GAME OF LIFE, the possibilities are endless!
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iBomber Defense (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49 **
The world of iBomber has got bigger and better! iBomber Defense combines classic tower defense gameplay with the intense action and strategy of the original iBomber games. Keep enemies at bay all over the world using a variety of weapons and tactics, from rattling Machine guns, explosive cannons and awesome anti-aircraft artillery!

DEFEND AGAINST THE ENEMY ASSAULT
Choose from Quick play and Campaign modes. Battle across North Africa, Europe and Russia as both the Allied and Axis forces; you must withstand repeated enemy attacks and strategically plan your defenses for a successful campaign. Position your defences and prepare for attack. Destroy your enemies in a hail of bullets and artillery fire!

VARIED GAMEPLAY FEATURES
Use every tool at your disposal to repel the enemy waves. Rewind, Counter Attacks, Turret Damage and High Ground Advantage will all play a part in your eventual victory -or failure! iBomber Defense is the complete entertainment package with hours of action packed game play and deep strategy.

REWARDING GAMEPLAY
iBomber Defense features 22 perfectly balanced and challenging levels, the three tiers of difficulty make for great replay value and the slick and gorgeous graphics means you will really struggle to grow tired of what’s on the screen.
Exclusively for Nokia Lumia
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Jet Set Go (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
Welcome aboard the next generation of time management! Help April build her budding travel agency empire and fly customers around the world in this gorgeous game of planes, pools, and everything in between. From Hong Kong to Hawaii, nothing is off limits. Time management games come and go, but this one is here for a staycation.

TRAVEL AGENT EXTRAORDINAIRE
Build your travel agency empire on the go and soak in some vacation time wherever you may be. Customize your travel agencies with unique upgrades and make them your own. Fourteen different customer types will test your service skills and intuition.

DIFFERENT WAYS TO PLAY
Five differing styles of time management gameplay ensures you'll always have new and exciting objectives. Three difficulty settings let gamers of all experience levels play, from casual fans to veteran players.

EXOTIC DESTINATIONS
Experience 12 exotic vacation destinations from the Mayan Riviera to Hong Kong to Montreal. Gorgeous, colorful visuals bring the exotic locales to life and simply pop off your screen.
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Plants vs. Zombies (WP) - $4.99/£3.99 $2.99/£2.29
Get ready to soil your plants — Plants vs. Zombies™ is coming to Windows Phone 7! A mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants. Use peashooters, wall-nuts, cherry bombs and more to mulchify 26 types of zombies before they reach your front door. The fun never dies!

Game Features

50 FUN-DEAD LEVELS
Conquer 50 Adventure levels — through day, night and fog, in a swimming pool and on the rooftop.

THINK FAST, PLANT FASTER
Defend your home with 49 powerful perennials as you battle 26 types of fun-loving zombies including pole-vaulters, snorkelers and bucket-heads.

4 GAME MODES
Dig into Adventure, 20 Mini-Games, Puzzle mode and the relaxing Zen Garden.

COLLECT IN-GAME ACHIEVEMENTS
Earn 15 in-game achievements to prove your zombie-zapping prowess.

PERUSE THE ALMANAC
Open the Almanac to learn about all the plants and zombies, including amusing “facts” and quotes.

MORE COOL FEATURES
Collect coins to buy a pet snail, special power-ups and more.
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SPY Mouse (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
DANGER. INTRIGUE. STEALTH. CHEESE… SPY MOUSE! Embark on a journey of epic proportions from the makers of Flight Control and Real Racing! Agent Squeak is SPY mouse, a super-secret operative serving the needs of mice everywhere.

Can the world's smallest hero prevail in one of mobile’s biggest games? His fate's in your hands!

· Sneak, scamper and snack your way through 70+ deviously challenging levels!
· 6 unique worlds, full of adventure, each with their own diabolical hench-cat to outwit.
· Run circles around your feline foes using all manner of zany gadgets, gizmos and power-ups!
· Cat trouble? Recruit the help of the exotic Kiska and get your mission back on track.

ENABLED FOR XBOX LIVE®
Show off your stealthy skills as you scurry to the top of the Xbox LIVE® Leaderboards and unlock all sorts of fun-sized a-cheese-ments… or achievements. And the best part is… you can try it for FREE!

Slip into the astounding world of SPY mouse and find out how deep the mouse hole goes...
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Tetris (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
THE AWARD WINNING BLOCKBUSTER – ALL NEW FOR WINDOWS PHONE 7! Enjoy hours of timeless fun in Marathon Mode or keep it fresh with up to 12 exciting TETRIS® variations. Enabled for Xbox LIVE®, the official TETRIS® game for Windows Phone 7 is an absolute essential!

XBOX LIVE ENABLED! SEE HOW YOU STACK UP!
Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements and access leaderboards.
• TRACK UP TO 11 ACHIEVEMENTS – Acquire a total of 11 achievements and score up to 200 Gamerpoints.
• SEE HOW YOU RANK AGAINST FRIENDS – Check out various leaderboards to see where your high scores place against friends on the Xbox LIVE network.

TEST YOUR SKILLS! PERFORM STUNTS! MAKE MILESTONES!
Enjoy fun TETRIS variations like ORIGIN, TREADMILL or GRAVITY. Play and unlock up to 12 variations by performing TETRIS achievements like making four TETRIS Line Clears in one game or clearing 400 lines. Complete all the feats and open up RADICAL – the hardest and fastest version of the TETRIS game EVER!

CATCH THE PLAY OF THE WORLD’S BEST AND TRACE YOUR OWN PROGRESS, TOO
Check out the PRO TRAINER to see how the world’s best TETRIS gamers play -- and improve your own game in the process. Easily view the feats you’ve achieved, plus see your stats and scores. Become a true master of the TETRIS game!
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Yahtzee (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
ROLL WITH THE ORIGINAL BEST-SELLING FAMILY FAVORITE – LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE! With enhanced visuals, the world’s favorite dice-driven game scores again – this time on Windows Phone. C’mon, you know you want to yell it… It’s “YAHTZEE!”

BE A YAHTZEE ADVENTURER
Do you have what it takes to become a YAHTZEE master? Travel the globe and take on in-game characters designed to test your skills. Make improving your play a real adventure.

TRY YOUR LUCK IN A NUMBER OF MODES
Play “classic” YAHTZEE, the game you know and love. Score in color categories in Rainbow Mode. Strategize in Duplicate Mode. Or think fast against friends in Battle Mode. Try all the varieties for hours of YAHTZEE fun.

SHAKE IT UP WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS
Play solo or Pass ‘N Play with up to 3 other players and share the fun. Keep the social touch that’s always been a part of the fun of YAHTZEE.

XBOX LIVE® ENABLED!
Are you the ultimate YAHTZEE adventurer? Compare your best scores with friends on the Xbox LIVE Leaderboards. Unlock 6 exclusive achievements and roll your way straight to the top.

Tour the world with YAHTZEE®!
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As usual, we have no idea when this sale will be ending. Although most sales are expected to last for one week, the Gameloft Windows Phone sale, which started on December 19th, is still running. Will this be the same? I guess that we'll have to wait and see.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.