Great ways to while away the hours on your Nokia Lu­mia smart­phone.

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Price: Free

Just in time for the FIFA World Cup this year comes FIFA 14 for Win­dows Phone 8. Foot­ball fans get 34 leagues to choose from, in­clud­ing 600 li­censed teams and 16,000 play­ers. The app is free to down­load and play, though there are in-app pur­chases to be had. For a more in­ter­na­tional fla­vor, you can lis­ten to com­men­taries in English, French, Ger­man, Ital­ian and Span­ish. Play­ers can cre­ate their own fan­tasy foot­ball team, with the abil­ity to cus­tom­ize ev­ery­thing from for­ma­tion, kits and play­ing style.


Price: Free

For those lust­ing for a taste of some role-play­ing-game (RPG) ac­tion on Win­dows Phone, there’s Dun­geon Hunter 4. A dun­geon-crawl­ing RPG by de­sign, Dun­geon Hunter 4 lets you take on the role of an am­ne­siac war­rior who sur­vives through a de­mon in­va­sion, and is tasked to con­tinue the bat­tle for jus­tice. With four playable classes as well as ei­ther male or fe­male char­ac­ter to choose from, you get to ex­plore ex­pan­sive ar­eas, mazes and dun­geons, slay­ing mon­sters along the way to earn­ing gold and loot.


Price: Free

With the new As­phalt 8: Air­borne, like the name says, it’s time to get a feel of the big blue sky. With 47 high-per­for­mance cars to choose from, with li­censed ve­hi­cles from Lam­borgh­ini and Fer­rari in the mix, this game lets you hit the ramps and get some air­time, with the abil­ity to ex­e­cute amaz­ing stunts like bar­rel rolls and 360-de­gree jumps. You can race in ex­otic lo­cales in­clud­ing Venice and the Ne­vada Desert, with a great mix of heart-thump­ing tunes from the likes of Bloc Party and Mutemath.


Price: Free

Ridicu­lously easy to play but de­cep­tively dif­fi­cult to mas­ter, Tem­ple Run 2 is one game for Win­dows Phone that you should not miss. Tem­ple Run 2 is an in­fi­nite run­ner which tests your re­ac­tions as you avoid ob­sta­cles, col­lect coins and gen­er­ally try to avoid fall­ing off a cliff. There are a se­lec­tion of char­ac­ters to choose from, powerups to use and achieve­ments to un­lock, com­plete with sup­port for Xbox Live. Pro tip: This game looks awe­some on the Nokia Lu­mia 1520 when vis­ual qual­ity set­tings are set to the max­i­mum.

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