It might not be an FPS, but 343 Industries just announced it's got something Halo-related in the works. IGN reports the studio is planning to release a new twin-stick shooter called Halo: Spartan Strike in December. It's a follow up to last year's Spartan Assault, and is only confirmed for Steam and Windows platforms.
On the one hand, Spider-Man Unlimited is a free-to-play mobile game from Gameloft. On the other, it's a game with fourteen different versions of Spider-Man to collect at launch. "Free-to-play mobile game from Gameloft" versus "fourteen different versions of Spider-Man." I am so conflicted.
If you're craving innovation, the latest game in a series created as Gameloft's answer to Call of Duty is the wrong place to look, but its lack of ambition doesn't preclude Modern Combat 5: Blackout from being one of the best mobile first-person shooters going.
A band of intergalactic outlaws with a noble cause, the Guardians of the Galaxy seem like the sort of group that doesn't take any crap. Perhaps that's why their mobile game doesn't come with any. This is a game that takes your money and runs.
If you've ever wanted to make C-3PO part of an elite strike force, now's your chance.
Cortana, the digital consigliere coming to Windows Phone 8.1, won't be represented by the light blue apparition of a woman. Cortana will, appropriately enough, be a halo.
2013 was the year of Candy Crush Saga. It was on television, in music videos, and — most importantly — it was in the hearts and minds of millions of mobile gamers around the globe. Let's see if one of these ten alternatives can't dislodge it.
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What does it take to unseat Angry Birds from the top of the Windows Phone game charts? How about something smart, sexy and exclusive? Skulls of the Shogun's stylish real-time strategy cuts a wide swath through this week's top ten list.
Last week Disney's duo of dirt-digging water puzzle games, Where's My Water? and Where's My Perry? stormed the Windows Phone charts, taking the two top spots and displacing Rovio's ever-present Angry Birds. This week? They've been disappeared.
Week two of the new and improved Windows Phone game charts is the perfect place to stage a coup against long-time paid app front-runner, Angry Birds. Disney double teams its way to the top of the paid charts with the double threat of Swampy the Alligator and Perry the Platypus.
It's not that the Windows Phone platform isn't getting new games—it's just that the older ones are just that good. We'll run with that as the weekly Windows Phone charts return sleeker, sexier and more 5-hittier than ever before.
If you've got a device with a Microsoft logo on it, you'll be able to play 17-Bit's action/strategy title, Skulls of the Shogun. The long-brewing game—playable on Xbox 360, PC, Surface and Windows Phone, complete with asynchronous turns—will be out at the end of the month. Come for the great music and fun…
One of the warmest, most wonderful games I've played shows up on this week's Windows Phone charts, granting me a comforting nostalgic rush and hopefully distracting all of you from noticing I didn't do the Windows Phone charts last week.
Angry Birds Star Wars has topped the iPad charts, the Android charts and the iPhone charts since its release last week, but it doesn't dominate the Windows Phone charts, thanks to Windows Phone 8.
Dear Namco Bandai, you should probably pay more attention to the Windows Phone platform, if only to make sure people don't get confused about Pac-Man continuity.Another week down, only all of them left to go! Join me next week, when the theme will be top Windows Phone games.
Welcome to the second-ever Kotaku Windows Phone game charts. In this second installment of this thrilling series we explore how the game rankings ebb and flow from week to week.