Today, Microsoft announced six exciting new games for the Windows Phone 7 platform, which will hit devices on April 6. The games include: Angry Birds, Doodle Jump, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I, Plants vs Zombies, Hydro Thunder Go, and geoDefense. We actually took a look at a couple of these games on the iPhone and Android, so we’ve embedded those videos, along with others, so you know what to expect. It’s good to see that these titles will be arriving on WP7 in less than a month and a half from now.
Angry Birds – Microsoft Game Studios
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.
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I – Sega
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.
Plants vs. Zombies – PopCap games
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!
Doodle Jump – GameHouse
Jump, jump, jump to the top, top, top with Doodle Jump, the runaway hit for Windows Phone 7! 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!
Hydro Thunder Go – Microsoft Game Studios
Hydro Thunder Go is a remake of the highly acclaimed classic arcade racer. Blast through 12 ferocious courses with the powerboat of your choice and compete against 15 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.
geoDefense – Microsoft Game Studios
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.
(Source: Windows Phone, Microsoft)