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Dark Lands updated, adds cloud saving for game progress

Dark Lands

Dark Lands is a tremendously popular Windows Phone game that was updated this morning to version 1.1.4 to add cloud saving to the table.

For those not familiar with Dark Lands, it is an endless runner styled game that adds combat and role-playing game elements into the mix. The graphics are stunning and game play addictively challenging. Along with fighting orcs, goblins and other monster the game also includes unique boss battles as you progress through the game.

Along with minor bug fixes and performance tweaks, the version 1.1.4 update adds a cloud saving solution that will let you save your gaming progress. This will let you transfer progress to a new Windows Phone or other platform if you find yourself borrowing an iPhone or Android device. It will also let you restore progress should you ever have to re-install Dark Lands on your current Windows Phone.

The downside for some will be that cloud storage is linked to Facebook login. Just log into your Facebook account off the main menu and your character profile and gaming progress will be saved. I would liked to have seen a OneDrive option offered but Facebook may be a more universal option and likely easier to use for cross platform access. Nonetheless, being able to back-up your gaming progress is a welcomed feature.

If you haven’t tried Dark Lands, it is a free game that is available for both Windows Phone 8 and 7.x devices. You can find Dark Lands here in the Windows Phone Store.

QR: Dark Lands

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Flubby2 says:

No windows 8 version?

It is my understanding a Windows 8 version is in the works.

WPCrook says:

I'm glad to see cloud saving is picking up a little pace now. It's a fantastic feature!

Aashish13 says:

Cloud savings possible as Satya is our CEO

vkelkar says:

Does android and ios support cloud save backups for games??

WPCrook says:

George states this in his article: "This will let you transfer progress to a new Windows Phone or other platform if you find yourself borrowing an iPhone or Android device".

In other words, if you save your game in the cloud on a Lumia 1020, you could pick it up on a HTC One for example.

mjrtoo says:

Yeah, I'm sure that's why...right...

WPCrook says:

What do you mean?

crisstianz says:

great news! thank you so much!

Aashish13 says:

This is a cool game on WP. Come on WP release more games asap.

WP isn't a person, or a company, or a developer :-P

NINJA PLZ says:

Woo maybe if I win I Lumia icon from Bing rewards I can use it or the Lumia of my choice in the giveaway from Nokia US

spazzmeister says:

Seems faster

Posted via the WPC App for Android!

DennisvdG says:

Please just stop

The_Lord23 says:

Agreed. Like most half-decent jokes, this has been driven into the ground...

fwaits says:

It was faster until it took an arrow to the knee...

dKp1977 says:

When I try and login to Facebook, I get an error page saying the app is not setup correctly for Facebook logins. The hell? Anybody else?

NINJA PLZ says:

Got it to, Facebook says its the devs fault.

MingleGames says:

That is strange, we tested and all looks fine. We will investigate this. Thanks for informing.

WPCrook says:

Yup, same here!

Aashish13 says:

Good morning sir lol

Good morning to you too

1MiNo2 says:

Instead od cloud savings please add some new levels, creatures and bosses

MingleGames says:

First things first, we working on it. It will come huge update very soon! :-)

Don't worry.,take your time.i love the game although i don't play it alot cause i feel depressed..its friggin dark and eerie.anyway great going dev

1MiNo2 says:

Happ to hear that. Because the game is a bit boring. I can kill those three very easily. Whats more I can also pass level (usually the first level) without loosing any health :-)

Good for you 1MiNo2, you must be really proud of yourself.

sachinrex says:

Any other games on work?

Mohd Saif says:

One of my favorite game

Jack Janik says:

I love these guys!

Joeul_Ramos says:

Aw man lol I wish you would've update with cloud saving awhile ago when I had the game and had my character all armored up. Had to delete it cuz my phone was lacking space. But I'll just install it again. Its fun as hell :D

DaiaX says:

^ My thought exacly.

textomatic says:

My favorite WP game!