EA Starts a Windows Phone Sale

By Rebecca Smith, 2 years ago
You spend weeks waiting for a decent sale to come along, and then several come along at once. To accompany this week's Windows Phone Red Stripe deal, and the free Nokia Lumia games, comes a list of EA titles that are reduced for an unknown period of time. Don't wait too long to pick up these titles at the discounted prices! Those marked with ** have unobtainable achievements.

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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Flight Control Rocket (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
It’s Flight Control… But Not As You Know It!Flight Control Rocket is the next evolution of Firemint's genre-defining #1 hit, Flight Control.Leave the terrestrial skies of Earth and venture into a whole new galaxy of adventure, action, and addictive path-drawing gameplay!? NEW VOYAGES AWAIT• 10 new Motherships!• New ‘Rescue’ game mode!• 4 new Bots!? Simple Game, Stellar Content• The classic Flight Control experience – but with a retro Sci-Fi inspired flavor and pace all of its own• 15 spacecraft with unique abilities and characteristics• Thrilling game modes such as the fast-paced Infinity and the expansive Odyssey• A cast of quirky Robots with special powers that help boost your score? Unlimited Fun• Unlock a near endless number of stages. Push onward and venture to the farthest frontiers…• Multiple lives means one collision isn't the end of your daring ion-powered adventure. The galaxy loves a risk-taker…• Keep your fleet fully stocked with goodies from the Shop• Compete with the galaxy’s top captains on the online leaderboardsPrepare to be amazed… your trip through the vast unknown is about to begin!
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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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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (WP) - $4.99/£3.99 $2.99/£1.99
FEEL THE RUSH OF THE ESCAPE AND THE THRILL OF THE TAKEDOWN! Outrun the law as a Racer in supercars like the Pagani Zonda Cinque – or stop racers cold as a Cop in high-speed police interceptors like the Lamborghini Reventon. Enabled for Xbox LIVE®, experience pulse-pounding action as you make the escape or make the bust with Need for Speed™ Hot Pursuit on Windows Phone 7.

TEAR UP THE LEADERBOARDS!
Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements and access leaderboards.

CHASE ACHIEVEMENTS
Drive up to 20 precision-performance cars in adrenaline-fueled showdowns across 24 day-and-night tracks. Take it to the limit in 48 total Cop and Racer Career Events, collect bounty, and rise to the top of the ranks.

DUEL IT OUT ON THE ROAD
As a Cop, lay down the law with roadblocks and spike strips – or fry the Racer’s electrical system with an EMP lock. As a Racer, make the getaway with overdrive, jamming, and oil slicks.
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Plants vs. Zombies (WP) - $4.99/£3.99 $2.99/£1.99
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!

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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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RISK (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
THE REAL RISK EXPERIENCE! Pursue world domination on your Windows Phone with THE ORIGINAL game of strategic conquest! Mobilize against realistic AI adversaries or challenge up to 5 multiplayer opponents. Play the game that has fueled dreams of global conquest for generations!

ENABLED FOR XBOX LIVE®
Declare your victories on the Xbox LIVE® Leaderboards and see how you match up to other global power-seekers. Unlock an array of XBLA achievements.

THE ORIGINAL WAR GAME LIVES ON IN AN EXPLOSIVE NEW WAY
The updated look and feel captures the powerful tradition of the authentic RISK experience. Strategize and attack with a “roll” of the dice. Fortify your advances with the same rules as the classic board game.

ENGAGE IN MULTIPLE MODES OF BATTLE
Test your power against strong AI opponents, each featuring unique strategies and emotional responses. Escalate the action in two Multiplayer modes. Challenge up to 5 of your greatest rivals via WiFi – or battle up to 5 friends with Pass ‘n Play.

CRUSH YOUR OPPONENTS AND EARN HONOR
Transfer and strengthen your armies in phased-based warfare. Track the progress and relative strength of opponents with in-game statistics. Earn an extensive list of achievements as your armies dominate territory after territory.

STAY ON THE MARCH WITH AN INSPIRING SOUNDTRACK
Stirring sound effects and morale-boosting music enhance feelings of struggle – and triumph!
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The Sims 3 (WP) - $6.99/£5.49 $3.99/£2.59
SCORE WITH THE SIMS™ DESIGNED JUST FOR WINDOWS PHONE 7! Enabled for Xbox LIVE®. Slyly give your Sim a competitive edge as you savor hours of entertainment with this award-winning experience of the #1 best-selling PC franchise of all time. Long live The Sims™!

ACHIEVEMENT HUNTER ALERT – XBOX LIVE ENABLED!
Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements and access leaderboards for this version of The Sims™ 3.
• TRACK UP TO 18 ACHIEVEMENTS – Make your Sim the “Life of the Party,” a “Self-Helper,” or simply “Inappropriate” and score up to 200 Gamerscore points.
• ACCESS UP TO 6 WEEKLY, MONTHLY, AND LIFETIME LEADERBOARDS – See how you fare versus your friends. Who has the most money? Made the most purchases? Or made the most friends?

CREATE SIMS AND KEEP THEM SATISFIED
Make your Sim neurotic, funny, or shy. Draw from a wide array of built-in theme sets to bring your Sim to life with any appearance, clothing, and accessories you choose. Also make sure to fulfill your Sim’s basic needs like eating and sleeping to increase the activities you can do together.

EXPLORE WITH TOUCHSCREEN EASE – THE CIRCLE OF LIFE IS INFINITE
Let your Sim loose in the amazing open-world environment. Help your Sim get a job or catch some fish. See your Sim make friends or creep out every other Sim in town. Use your touchscreen to take a closer look or get a wider view of your Sim’s world.

DREAM BIG!
Unlock all 73 goals and wishes, plus finish a set of any Persona Goals to become a “Completionist” – an achievement worth 30 Gamerscore points!
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Trivial Pursuit (WP) - $2.99/£2.29 $1.99/£1.49
BE A KNOW-IT-ALL ON YOUR WINDOWS PHONE! What are the 4 Hs in 4H? Do you know where Mt. Kilimanjaro is? With loads of questions, you’re bound to be a TRIVIAL PURSUIT master after a few hundred rounds!

ENABLED FOR XBOX LIVE®
Climb the brainiac ranks on the XBOX LIVE® Leaderboards. Unlock impressive XBLA Achievements like “You Know Too Much,” “You Were a Blur,” and more.

PLAY YOUR WAY
Choose either Pursuit Mode or Classic Mode. You can even track your stats, customize your profile, set your own time limits, and create personalized difficulty levels.

SMARTYPANTS
Think you’re a master already? Reveal your inner genius with thousands of fun and challenging questions.
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Thanks to the members of the community who sent this one in!
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.