WP7 Must Have Games Promotion Detailed

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
Microsoft has confirmed the details for their upcoming "Must Have Games" promotion for the Windows Phone 7. Over the next six weeks, a collection of smash hit games will be arriving on the marketplace. Here's a full list of the schedule (prices courtesy of ccliffy90 and mydefposse):

May 25th - Hydro Thunder Go - $4.99 / £3.99

Hydro Thunder Go


Hydro Thunder Go is a remake of the highly acclaimed classic arcade racer. Blast through 9 ferocious courses with the powerboat of your choice and compete against 10 devious opponents. In addition to visually stunning environments and insane track layouts, the ever-changing water conditions keep the races varied and interesting -- everything from fluidly billowing waves to clear, still water, visualized with reflection and refraction effects.
June 1st - Doodle Jump - $2.99 / £2.49

Doodle Jump


Jump, jump, jump to the top, top, top with Doodle Jump, the runaway hit for Windows Phone! Guide the Doodler on a springy journey up the never-ending sheet of graph paper to see how far you can climb. Leap from platform to platform, finding your way higher and higher using brilliant contraptions such as springs, propeller hats, and jet packs. Avoid broken platforms, menacing black holes, UFOs, and baddies. Blast them with your nose balls!
June 8th - geoDefense - $2.99 / £2.49

geoDefense


Obliterate a horde of vibrant, vector-styled enemies in this fast-paced tower defense game. Devastate creeps with blasters, lasers, and missiles, and watch their energy debris swirl through the gravity wells of your vortex towers. Demonstrate your pixel-blasting skill to all your friends on Xbox LIVE leaderboards, and earn Achievements as you hone advanced defense strategies.
June 15th - Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I - $6.99 / £5.49

Sonic 4: Episode I


Featuring enhanced gameplay elements, including the classic Sonic Spin Dash and the versatile Homing Attack, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 picks up right where Sonic and Knuckles left off. Dr. Eggman's back, and in an effort to finally rid himself of Sonic, he revisits -- and improves -- the very best of his creations. Get ready for the next chapter in an all-new epic 2-D saga built for old and new fans alike.
June 22nd - Plants vs. Zombies - $4.99 / £3.99

Plants vs. Zombies


Each zombie has its own special skills, so think fast and plant faster to combat them all. Be careful how you use your limited supply of greens and seeds -- as you battle the fun-dead, obstacles such as a setting sun, creeping fog and a swimming pool add to the challenge. With five game modes to dig into, the fun never dies!
June 29th - Angry Birds - $2.99 / £2.49

Angry Birds


The survival of the angry birds is at stake. Dish out revenge on the green pigs who stole the birds' eggs. Use the unique destructive powers of the angry birds to lay waste to the pigs' fortified castles. Angry Birds features hours of gameplay, challenging physics-based castle demolition and lots of replay value. Each of the 195 levels requires logic, skill, and brute force to crush the enemy.
Here's a previously released trailer showing footage of the six games in action:



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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.