The news that an official Instagram app for Windows Phone 8 will be available “in the coming weeks” may dominate the headlines coming out of Nokia World in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, but the fact is, a whole bevy of great apps and games for Windows Phone 8 were announced.

Some of the ones that stick out in Windows Phone Blog Editor Michael Stroh’s mind include Xbox Video, “FIFA 14,” “Temple Run 2” and new games from Ubisoft.

Some of the other apps announced at Nokia World include: CamScanner (a document management app for individuals, small businesses, organizations, governments and schools), ESPN F1 (the official ESPN F1 app for Windows Phone brings you the best Formula One coverage across the globe) and Nokia Storyteller (an app that automatically integrates your phone pictures with location information, then plots this chronological picture journey on a map.)

Among the games announced were the following: “Asphalt 8: Airborne” (perform high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand new physics engine) and “Danger Dash” (run and escape from evil tigers in exotic settings). For Stroh’s complete breakdown of all the apps and games announced at Nokia World on Tuesday, head on over to the Windows Phone Blog.

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Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog