Category Archives: Windows Phone 7
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 | 14:23 BST
Thu, Aug 18, 2011 | 08:15 BST
The latecomer to the smartphone party, WP7 at least benefits from having Microsoft’s significant gaming muscle behind it and the latest OS update will enhance the Xbox Live feature support yet further.
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 | 04:53 BST
Square Enix’s Takehiro Ando has said if developers can’t cope with the iPhone’s memory leaks and task switching they should give up on the platform entirely.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 | 11:33 BST
Cave is currently developing a “new, original shooting game” for Japanese Windows Phone 7.5 devices, according to a press release issued by Microsoft.
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | 22:13 BST
Microsoft has announced its financial result for Q4 and fiscal year 2011, both of which ended on June 30. The report finds the firm’s Entertainment & Devices Division showing growth for both Q4 and FY11, thanks to sales of Xbox 360, Kinect, and Xbox Live.
Fri, Jul 15, 2011 | 09:16 BST
Microsoft will dial in Xbox, PC and mobile under one existing OS, according to This is My Next.
Tue, Jul 05, 2011 | 05:14 BST
Classic claymation point-and-click adventure The Neverhood may be resurrected as a mobile release.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 09:45 BST
We’re all for swooping in to save the day at the last second, by this is getting ridiculous. After a strong 2010, Microsoft’s been eerily silent about what’s next for its old-but-not-over-the-hill box. Or at least, that’s been the case as far as games go. But the whole “videogame console” thing is only half the battle, and Microsoft’s now got a much larger target in its sights: “entertainment.”
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 05:39 BST
Holiday weekends just mean even more entertaining dribbles of almost-news than usual. Venture within and be fully informed.
Tue, May 24, 2011 | 23:42 BST
Microsoft has detailed some of the new features of its upcoming Windows Phone update, Mango.
Wed, May 18, 2011 | 17:41 BST
Microsoft has announced that Angry Birds and quite a few other titles will be landing on Windows Phone 7.
Wed, Apr 06, 2011 | 01:45 BST
Flash alternative Silverlight is said to be on its way to the Xbox 360, granting the console the ability to run Windows Phone 7 games and applications.
Tue, Feb 01, 2011 | 06:19 GMT
Microsoft has announced record second-quarter revenue of $19.95 billion for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2010. Operating income, net income and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $8.17 billion, $6.63 billion and $0.77 per share, respectively.
Fri, Jan 21, 2011 | 10:38 GMT
Wait, Geohot’s decided to open fire on another ultra corporation – even with his face still stinging from Sony’s giant lawsuit-slapping hand? Why, that’s absolutely preposterou–
Huh? Microsoft’s offering a free phone, you say? And thus concludes the part of the ride where the world makes sense.
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 | 04:48 GMT
The 2010 International Mobile Gaming Awards nominees are in, and while firm favourites like Plants vs Zombies and Epic-developed Infinity Blade are no brainers, the list is full of more obscure delights to tickle your portable gaming fancy.
Wed, Jan 12, 2011 | 18:46 GMT
Microsoft as filed a motion for summary judgment with the US Patent and Trademark Office over Apple’s application to trademark the term “App Store”. According to the filing, Microsoft believes App Store is considered a generic term and competitors other than Apple should have free rein to use it.
Tue, Jan 11, 2011 | 20:43 GMT
Microsoft has no plans to release a handled gaming platform. It has said this so many times in the past, we’d spend an entire day adding links to the quotes.
However, if you really want a Microsoft game console to take with you on-the-go, consider the Windows Phone 7 as the closest thing you’ll get to it.
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 | 21:59 GMT
Halfbrick’s Phil Larsen has told VG247 that casual slicer Fruit Ninja is Windows Phone 7′s most popular game.
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 | 21:36 GMT
Independent Australian developer Halfbrick has already seen significant success on multiple platforms with its range of variously sized downloadable titles. Maybe you’ve heard of one of them; Steve Ballmer’s CES 2011 keynote featured three mentions and two videos of the addictive, best-selling Fruit Ninja.
We spoke to Marketing Director Phil Larsen on working with Microsoft, developing for Windows Phone 7, and the sudden highlighting of a little game about cutting up healthy treats.