Category Archives: Windows Phone 7
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 22:28 BST
Halo: Spartan Assault is the new twin-stick shooter set in the Halo universe. It’s just been revealed as a Windows 8 exclusive and you can check out the debut trailer here.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:00 BST
Halo: Spartan Assault has just been revealed as a Windows 8 exclusive for a July launch, and we’ve got a big batch of gameplay screens here.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Halo: Spartan Assault is the Windows 8-exclusive twin-stick shooter from 343 Industries and Vanguard Games. VG247′s Sam Clay spoke with 343′s Dan Ayoub and checked out some gameplay at a preview event in London recently.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:36 BST
Is that a Halo in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me? Stace Harman takes a first look at Halo: Spartan Assault as the series makes a long overdue return to PC. Sort of.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 10:55 BST
Microsoft has laid bare its plans for a single log-in with enhanced security across its suite of Xbox and Windows services, as well as other apps owned by the company.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 21:52 GMT
Industry veteran Tom Frisina has poured $40 million into a new publishing initiative called Tilting Point. The company aims to publish the best mobile developers, with the whopping initial investment intended to last just three years; it will provide development funds, marketing and consultancy with industry partners like EEDAR. Frisina has some serious chops, having founded EA Partners and served as chairman of thatgamecompany, so this massive bet on mobile is worth thinking about; he’s also brought former EA and Zynga staff on board, as well as some savvy investors. More deals are in the works, but Tilting Point has already signed Signal Mobile, Housemarque, and 1337 Game Design & Senri.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 02:51 GMT
Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City developer Slant Six has released a new game – a science fiction strategy effort called Galactic Reign. The Windows 8, RT and Windows Phone app has players colonising planets, designing ships, building fleets and battling in space in both single-player and head-to-head modes. Combat is turn-based and plays out in cinematic sequences rendered on Microsoft’s cloud servers. You can try the game for free with just one species or pick up the full thing for $5, both from the Windows store.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 00:33 GMT
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 11:49 GMT
Microsoft is rumoured to be entering the smartphone race against Apple and other manufacturers, according to the claims of recent sources.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 22:02 BST
The Xbox 360 finalists for Microsoft’s 2012 Dream.Build.Play challenge have been announced.
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 | 14:55 BST
Sun, Jun 17, 2012 | 23:44 BST
Mon, Jun 11, 2012 | 09:46 BST
Skulls of Shogun developer 17-BIT has announced that the quirky turn-based strategy title will be launching simultaneously on Xbox Live Arcade, Windows 8, and Windows Phone.
Sat, Jun 09, 2012 | 15:35 BST
Phil Spencer, corporate VP of Microsoft Studios, has said SmartGlass support will be included in all the firm’s first-party titles once the new app is released in the fall.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 05:27 BST
Microsoft has acquired Danish mobile studio Press Play.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 05:10 BST
Microsoft marketing boss Yusuf Mehdi has said Xbox Live is leaving hardware behind to become a major force in Microsoft’s broader strategy.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 22:54 BST
Marc Whitten, the head of Xbox Live, took to the stange to announce Xbox Smart Glass which connects your tablets, phones, and console together. It was rumored earlier this week. A demo showing how you can send a movie from your tablet to your Xbox and pick up where you left off on your 360 was shown.
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 | 19:46 BST
Microsoft plans to release an app called Smart Glass next week, which is a companion application that will “act much like AirPlay for the Xbox 360,” according to a report on Engadget. Users will be able to play video and other media on their phones and tablets while “pushing” it onto their Xbox 360 console for later playback. It will be made available on tablets and mobiles running Windows, Windows Phone, Android and iOS, and will likely be revealed at E3 on Monday.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 17:14 BST
Rovio announced in its latest financial report that its Angry Birds franchise has been downloaded 1 billion times.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 11:28 BST
Nathan Grayson pulls no punches in his attack on the core gaming press, issuing a rallying cry to promote and support one of the most important sectors of our rapidly transitioning industry.