Microsoft's smartphones can continued to be imported and sold in the US, according to a ruling this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission. Their decision overturned a previous ruling by a judge in April, who stated Microsoft had violated two patents owned by InterDigital.
Gameloft has had a presence in the Windows Phone and Windows Store for some time now. The developers have built up a respectful collection of fantastic gaming titles that can easily help you pass short bits of time with or satisfy your itch for longer gaming spurts. Many of their gaming titles are universal, being available for both Windows Phone and Windows devices and many allow for game progress to be saved across devices.
There are the likes of Asphalt 8: Airborne, Dragon Mania Legends and World at Arms to stock your gaming library with. Additionally, many of Gameloft's titles have been adopted as Xbox gaming titles and while some stand out stronger than others, it is hard to find a terrible Gameloft game.
For today's roundup, we are going to focus on four of the top-rated Gameloft titles that are available from the Windows 10 Store. While these games are also available in the Windows Phone Store, with many of our readers discovering the Windows 10 Store experience we wanted to focus on those titles available for the larger screen.
If we have overlooked your favorite Gameloft game from the Windows 10 Store, don't be shy and toss out your recommendation in the comments below.
Mortal Kombat X was a big critical and sales hit for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC platforms when the fighting game was released in April. Its developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment had planned to launch the game for the older Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles as well. However, today it was revealed that Mortal Kombat X won't be released for those platforms after all.
Earlier this month, Microsoft launched a 'Lumia 535 Smart Buyback Offer' in India in which you could exchange your old phone in a working condition, and buy a new Lumia 535 for ₹5,999 (US$ 90), inclusive of all taxes.
This offer is available on purchase of Lumia 535 at all the authorized re-sellers of Lumia devices across India till stock lasts.
Every week, lots of new stuff drops on Groove Music and Movies & TV, and it becomes hard to keep up. Well, that's where we come in. Every weekend we'll highlight some of the hottest albums and singles on Groove Music.
We'll also let you know what movies and television shows just dropped on Movies & TV for your viewing pleasure. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.
If you own an Xbox One or if you own a Windows PC with the right hardware requirement, you can now play in Activision's Call of Duty Black Ops III multiplayer beta test. The beta was launched earlier this week just for people who had pre-ordered the upcoming first-person shooter for both platforms.
While we wait for Microsoft to release a new build of Windows 10 Mobile for members of the Windows Insider program, a site has posted what it says are leaked screenshots of a new version of the OS, with the build number 10534.
Earlier this week, Square Enix released a Windows Phone version of Lara Croft GO, the new puzzle-based game in the long-running Tomb Raider franchise. Now, the publisher has launched a Windows 10 version of the game that supports cross-buy and cloud saves with its Windows Phone counterpart.
WhatsApp for Windows Phone users received yet another update, which is actually the second one for the popular messaging app this week. The new version number is 188.8.131.52. However, the app still doesn't come with an updated change log, which likely means it's a minor update for bug fixes and unnamed improvements.
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it had launched a Windows 10 version of its mobile strategy game Age of Empires: Castle Siege. However, the official blog post didn't really offer any details on the differences in the Windows 10 version, compared to the older Windows 8.1 port that launched nearly a year ago.
Windows 10 introduced us to the new Microsoft Edge web browser that was created from the ground up to be the eventual replacement for Internet Explorer. A recent video on Microsoft's official Windows YouTube channel put the focus on the Microsoft Edge team, with several members talking about the development of the browser.
For Windows Phone fans, it has been a very interesting week in terms of spoiling Microsoft's October surprise. A new photo of one of the two new flagships leaked out on Wednesday night and quickly followed by some renders via Evleaks of both Windows 10 phones.
This morning, a third render showing Talkman (aka the 5.2-inch version) in matte white was posted on Nokibar's Weibo account giving a slightly new perspective (along with confirmation of 4 likely HAAC microphones).
In a few years, you may see a version of Gearbox Software's Borderlands game franchise up on the big screen. The developer announced that a feature film based on the first-person shooter-RPG hybrid game series is in the works as a "tentpole" project at Lionsgate, with former Marvel Studios executives Avi and Ari Arad producing the movie.
With the ever-growing number of apps and games in the Windows Store, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with what's out there.
For that reason, every Friday we showcase some apps that have piqued our interest. They may have been in the news recently, they may be new to the Windows Store, or they could simply be old apps that we just stumbled upon.
They are the 5 Intriguing Apps of the Week.
Who doesn't enjoy ice cream? The folks at publisher King know that most folks love that treat and have added 15 new ice cream-based levels to the popular puzzle-based game Candy Crush Saga for Windows Phone and Windows 10.
If you happen to be using the Windows 10 Home SKU on your PC or tablet, you now have an extra feature that wasn't available when it launched on July 29. One of the three updates to Windows 10 build 10240 that were released by Microsoft earlier this week now allows users on the Home SKU to disable automatic app updates from the Windows Store for the first time.
Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski left his team at Epic Games in 2012 to form a new studio, Boss Key Productions. Now the studio has revealed the first trailers and concrete details on its debut game, a free-to-play multiplayer shooter called LawBreakers.
Twitch is integrated into the Xbox One, allowing you to stream your games as easily as you can say "Xbox, broadcast." However, as of the time of writing, YouTube Gaming doesn't have integration with either the PS4 (officially) or Xbox One. Thankfully, there's a whole range of affordable and easy to use accessories for your home consoles to enable this functionality.
Today, we're looking at the Elgato HD and Elgato HD60 for streaming Xbox One and PS4 titles.
For those not familiar with Dragon Mania Legends, it is a Windows Phone game where your breed and train dragons. Dragons that will help you defend the homeland of Draonlandia from a pesky band of Vikings and their dragons.
The game has elements of a city builder where you build and manage habitats, farms and temples that are used to develop your dragons. It also has turn-based combat element where you can battle not only the Vikings but other Dragon Mania Legends players as well.
Available for both Windows Phones and Windows devices, Dragon Mania Legends has been a staple gaming title on my Windows Phone for some time now. A recent update to the Xbox game has delivered a host of new features to the game, such as two new dragon types, new islands to conquer and new structures to manage. In many ways, this latest update has breathed new life into what was already a very entertaining gaming title.