The Windows Store has six new Red Stripe Deals on apps and games today. The big news is that Halo: Spartan Assault is 72% off, from now until next Thursday in both the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store! But there are some other fun Windows apps and games you’ll want to check out too, all of them 50% or more off the original price.*
Battle your way through 30 action-packed missions using touch controls on your Windows PC, tablet, or phone. Halo: Spartan Assault is set just before the events of Halo 4, and delves into the origins of the Spartan Ops program and Spartan Commander, Sarah Palmer.
If you already have and use Windows Media Center on a Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC, you can use this app to control it from another PC, tablet, or phone. Schedule and record shows, browse through all your TV and movie options, and use the app as a remote control from anywhere!
Originally $2.99, now $1.49 in the Windows Store.
In this imaginative physics-based game, Swingy the worm stretches, swings, and grabs hold of leaves and twigs in an effort to gather Rubbaberries and make his wormy way up the tree.
Originally $7.99, now half off at just $3.99.
This award-winning productivity app is super popular in Japan. It combines PDF annotation, high-resolution, scalable, vector-based graphics, and a virtual whiteboard. Sync your notes across devices, share them, or save them to OneDrive. With this premium version, you also get handwriting recognition in 13 languages.
Originally $6.99, on sale for only $1.99.
This mystery adventure game with stunning HD graphics is set at a spooky monastery in the Alps. You’ll work through 18 intriguing mini-games and puzzles as you attempt to solve the mystery of the missing monk.
Originally $2.99, on sale for $1.49.
Toddlers love how Jinja the cat floats melodiously through the sky, and Harvey the dog sails to the tune of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.” Taps and clicks allow your child to experiment creatively with musical tempo, and each animated journey takes unexpected turns. This sweet app plays to kids’ natural creativity.
Check the Windows Store every Thursday for new Red Stripe Deals for Windows. You’ll find them on the Home page, in the rotating “spotlight” area. For Windows Phone, check the Red Stripe Deals Collection in the Windows Phone Store.
*Apps and sale pricing are not available in all locations.
Updated November 7, 2014 6:18 pm