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#2791 Feeni

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 05:28 PM

Wow, so I think my Ice Age Village is completely borked. I finally made it to a 5-star village, but instead of that achievement popping, it popped the achievement for the Not Extinct collection, which I don't have. Even worse, it's like it is constantly popping that achievement. You know the in-game window that pops up when you get an achievement? I have about 100 of those constantly popping up over each other. It makes my game run in slow motion and it crashes after about 30 seconds. I tried to submit the bug in game but I can't get through the process before it crashes. Anyone else heard of this? I'm hoping it gets fixed when (if) they release the fix for the social stuff. If not I guess I'm done with the game at 98G.

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#2792 DaKidRob

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 06:45 PM

Monster Burner was taken off the marketplace but now it's back and for 99cents

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 06:51 PM

^Wow, that's weird. I'd say the game is worth $1, but hopefully if you pay for it, the upgrades come along much quicker.

Also, I believe I read somewhere that Shoot1Up is working for WP8 now.

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#2794 yamayama

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 06:55 PM

Angry Birds Rio is out now for $0.99

It's really fun and the achievements are much easier lol...

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#2795 eastx

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 06:59 PM

Angry Birds Rio partying on WP7 and WP8

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 07:07 PM

Are Risk, Game of Life and Parking Mania newly non Nokia exclusive?

First time I've noticed them appearing in the marketplace on my Focus.

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#2797 tylerh1701

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 07:25 PM

Angry Birds Rio is out now for $0.99

It's really fun and the achievements are much easier lol...

http://www.windowsph...60-bcda5fc3ec30


At least I'll have a shit ton of $1 Angry Birds games to buy when I finally upgrade to WP8.

Are Risk, Game of Life and Parking Mania newly non Nokia exclusive?

First time I've noticed them appearing in the marketplace on my Focus.


Risk has been around, but I believe Life and Parking Mania are new. Although when I click on them on my phone, they say "This app is not available for your device".

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#2798 TooPoor

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 07:28 PM

Monster Burner isn't too bad. The menus are really janky and slow (on WP7 anyway) but the actual gameplay is pretty smooth. The cost for upgrades really shoot up quick, and I assume the coin collection rate doesn't increase nearly as quickly, so they really push In-App purchases (which is fair). The game is 100% playable without any IAP's and I can't complain at all since it's free. I'll play through the full game and get all the achievements I can.

It's pretty fluid on WP8. I upgraded the multiple rebound but it doesn't seem to work. So I guess focus on fireball size first.

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#2799 FlamedLiquid

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 09:25 PM

anyone else not able to connect to Live while playing Rio?

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#2800 yamayama

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 10:29 PM

anyone else not able to connect to Live while playing Rio?


Yeah, it's weird. I'm not getting achievement pop ups but the achievements still appear on my gamercard.

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#2801 FlamedLiquid

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 10:31 PM

Yeah, it's weird. I'm not getting achievement pop ups but the achievements still appear on my gamercard.


The game isn't even showing on my gamercard

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#2802 yamayama

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:45 PM

The game isn't even showing on my gamercard


Did you get any achievements? I noticed that with the Angry Birds games on WP8 that you need to get an achievement for the game to show up on your gamercard or to update and jump to the top of your games list.

Edit: Yup, I just double checked Xbox.com and the game is on my list.

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#2803 eastx

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 12:35 AM

Monster Burner fast coin trick, with video!

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:15 AM

Monster Burner fast coin trick, with video!

Review coming tomorrow.


I dont understand how this game never gives me coins i play through the levels and my coins stay the same at 510. I even tried the trick and i never recieve coins.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 05:57 AM

Red Stripe Deals are live:
Super Monkey Ball 2: $0.99
glƏƏk!: $0.99
Hockey Nations PP: $1.99

Probably will get SMB2, the first one wasn't bad for $1.

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#2806 tylerh1701

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 06:29 AM

Red Stripe Deals are live:
Super Monkey Ball 2: $0.99
glƏƏk!: $0.99
Hockey Nations PP: $1.99

Probably will get SMB2, the first one wasn't bad for $1.


Awesome, all over SMB2. Like you, I somewhat enjoyed the first one, even though it got shit on pretty badly by most.

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#2807 MastrMeatWad

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:54 PM

SMB2....might give this one a go for a dollar. I think it has multiplayer too?

Angry Birds Rio for a dollar may be mine as well. Shoot, I own all the other angry birds.

I am getting more excited for next Tuesday and have high hopes they drop the curtains and show off the next xbox and all the little details that may include WP and W8. :bouncy:

#2808 eastx

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:59 PM

Super Monkey Ball 2 only has local multiplayer on Windows Phone.

MetalMegaGio, sounds like you need to reinstall the game. That shouldn't be happening.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:52 PM

Cut the Rope: Experiments updated with 75 new levels!

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:06 PM

While quickly reading through the Monster Burner review, I noticed 2 typos.

#2811 Feeni

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:24 PM

While quickly reading through the Monster Burner review, I noticed 2 typos.


That's still fewer than the number of typos in the game itself. :p

I'm quickly tiring of Monster Burner. Even using the date trick to get more coins, progress is ridiculously slow. Guess I just don't have patience to sit and play through the same levels throwing things at other things. Probably why I was never an Angry Birds fan.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:43 PM

MetalMegaGio, sounds like you need to reinstall the game. That shouldn't be happening.

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Thanks! It worked and now whenever I complete levels it gives me the coins.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 09:45 PM

I'm quickly tiring of Monster Burner. Even using the date trick to get more coins, progress is ridiculously slow. Guess I just don't have patience to sit and play through the same levels throwing things at other things. Probably why I was never an Angry Birds fan.


Ditto. I'm glad I got it for free.

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#2814 eastx

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 01:58 PM

I'm a smidge late on this, but here we go:

Game of Life, Parking Mania available to all; Shoot 1UP now WP8 compatible

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#2815 tylerh1701

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 03:45 PM

Trivial Pursuit and Spy Mouse now available to all phones for $2.99 each.

NBA Jam, Tiger Woods, Mass Effect, and a Racing game are all now Nokia exclusives.

No other XBox Live release this week.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 03:50 PM

Any update on a Red Stripe deal?

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#2817 Feeni

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 06:20 PM

Trivial Pursuit and Spy Mouse now available to all phones for $2.99 each.

NBA Jam, Tiger Woods, Mass Effect, and a Racing game are all now Nokia exclusives.

No other XBox Live release this week.


Holy awesome! Well, so much for never spending more than $5 on a mobile game. As a huge Mass Effect fan (just finished my 7th playthrough of the first game), I have to have it. The others look pretty good too. What a week! That is assuming you have the right combination of OS and handset manufacturer.

#2818 tylerh1701

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 05:09 AM

I think Puzzle Quest 2 is going to be Red Stripe Deal, don't know about the price yet, the store is still showing $6.99.

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#2819 Feeni

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 11:12 AM

I think Puzzle Quest 2 is going to be Red Stripe Deal, don't know about the price yet, the store is still showing $6.99.

http://www.windowsph...1d-bd9bdeddc467


Yep, it's showing as $2.99 for me. Great price for that game. I got it for $5 and don't regret it. Just be aware that it has never been updated, meaning it won't run in the background. If you lock your phone mid battle it will reset the game when you return, forcing you to start at the last save point. At least that's how it worked the last time I played it. This may be a deal breaker for some, as the later battles can get long.

Edit: Just downloaded the game on my L920 and can confirm this is still the way it works. No running under lock screen, no fast app switching mid battle.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 05:43 PM

I'm also seeing da Vinci pinball at 1$. This was 3$ before I believe not 100$ on that.
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