Category Archives: Xbox LIVE

Fun new Xbox LIVE games come to Windows Phone

Microsoft announces today that it has released two classic games, Minesweeper and Sudoku, for Windows Phone. The games are both free, which is great. But they’re also real Xbox LIVE games too, which is even better as they bring Achievements … Continue reading

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ANGRY BIRDS!

Aside from Audible, this is perhaps the most eagerly-awaited Windows Phone app imaginable. It’s up. $2.99. Enjoy. :)

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What’s new in the Games Hub for Mango

Continuing its ongoing look at major new Mango changes, the Windows Phone Blog today reveals some changes coming the Games hub: One of the first things you’ll notice about the Games Hub in Mango is its new look: A cleaner … Continue reading

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Get a Windows Phone for your Xbox LIVE avatard

OK, I’m no fan of the Mii-rip-off avatards that Microsoft added to the Xbox 360 and Windows Phone last year, and wish they’d add the one crucial missing feature: A way to turn this thing off. But since that’s not … Continue reading

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A closer look at Mango’s Games Hub

Following in the footsteps of my previous post about the Mango Music + Videos hub changes, and the previous post about new Xbox LIVE games for Windows Phone, Microsoft has posted some high resolution images of the Games hub as … Continue reading

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New Xbox LIVE games announced for Windows Phone

Well, maybe “announced” is a bit of an overstatement: Microsoft never really mentioned Windows Phone during its E3 press conference today. But it did reveal the following new phone games on the associated press kit page on the Xbox.com web … Continue reading

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Live from MIX’11, its Windows Phone

I’ll be flying to Las Vegas this evening to attend MIX’11, the latest rendition of Microsoft’s web and mobile developer show. There should be a lot of interesting information coming out of the show, but of particular interest to readers … Continue reading

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