Pocket Casts, Monument Valley and Crossy Road for Windows Phone

In the last 3 days, we have seen 3 top apps making its way to the Windows Phone Store & which is awesome. Windows Phone is slowly & steadily gaining that attention from developers and with Windows 10 coming, the opportunity just multi-folds.

The three apps include Pocket Casts, Monument Valley and Crossy Road

Pocket Casts is a hugely popular podcasts app from Shifty Jelly already existing on Android, iOS & Web. Below features explain why it is so.


  • CROSS PLATFORM SYNCING: Sync your subscriptions, playback and filters between Windows phones, Android and iOS, as well as Pocket Casts Web*.
  • AUTO DOWNLOAD: Customise which podcasts the app will download in the background. No need to even open the app!
  • UP NEXT: Listen to episodes back to back, no fumbling with your phone during your commute.
  • VARIABLE SPEED: Play audio all the way from 0.5x to 2.0x.
  • FILTERS: Want a list of every unplayed episode? Right here. How about sorting your episodes by custom categories? Done.
  • DESIGN: We’ve paid close attention to the Windows Phone design guidelines and where the platform is heading with Windows 10.  As a result Pocket Casts feels right at home on your phone.
  • CONTROL: Customise the start time of your episodes to skip repetitive intros, and adjust skip intervals to suit your needs.
  • REFRESH: Instantly refresh all your podcasts before other apps even have a chance to do 1! Our servers monitor your podcasts, so your phone doesnt have to.
  • DISCOVER: Choose from over 200,000 podcasts. Find great new content with curated featured, currently trending and most popular podcast lists.

Grab Pocket Casts from Windows Phone Store below

Type Paid (INR 219/USD 3.99)
Size 1 MB
Version 2015.428.216.3836
Works with WP8.1 (512MB RAM supported)
Publisher Shifty Jelly

Pocket Casts for Windows Phone



Next up is the award winning game Monument Valley from US TWO STUDIO LIMIT. With great reviews from tech sites across, its a feast to have this game on Windows Phone.

In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world.

Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People.

Game Description

    Inspired by minimalist 3D design, optical illusions and palaces and temples from around the world, every monument is a unique, hand-crafted world to explore.
    Twist and drag to reshape the world and help Ida to explore.  Designed to be easy for everyone to pick up, enjoy and complete.
    Audio reacts to your manipulation of the world to provide a surreal and beautiful soundscape.  Best experienced with headphones.

Grab Monument Valley from Windows Phone Store below

Type Paid (INR 252/USD 3.99)
Size 234 MB
Works with WP8.1 (512MB RAM supported)

Monument Valley for Windows Phone



Lastly we have a super-hit game Crossy Road from Yodo1 Ltd, a simple to play game with huge success on both Android & iOS. In Crossy Road, you play as a chicken crossing the road, rivers etc & while doing so collecting things on the go.

Game Description

Why did the Chicken cross the road?
Why did the Pigeon leave THAT there?
Why did Specimen 115 abduct that cow?
Why did Unihorse eat all that candy?


  • Collect retro-styled, pop art inspired characters
  • Cross roads, train tracks, and rivers – endlessly hop forever
  • Simple, pure, innovative gameplay
  • Free to playEmbark on an action arcade, endless runner journey!

Grab Crossy Road from Windows Phone Store below

Type Free
Size 17 MB
Works with WP8.1 (512MB RAM supported) (Universal App)
Publisher Yodo1 Ltd

Crossy Road for Windows Phone