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Watch and win as we play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo tonight on Twitch

We play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo with help from the developer!

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers! Tonight at 8pm...
Windows Phone Weekly Digest: March 21, 2015

Windows Phone Weekly Digest: March 21, 2015

There's a lot going on in the world of Windows Phone. So much, in fact, that it is sometimes tough to catch every important story. Device rumors come and go. New apps join the Windows Phone Store, and your favorite app can get a big update with a new look or new features. Therefore, every week we...
ICYMI: March 28, 2015

ICYMI: March 28, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Between Windows news, hardware and software developments and Microsoft's fast-paced movements throughout the technology landscape, it's never easy to keep your hand on the pulse of...
Transparent Machines

Transparent Machines game revealed for Windows 10 and Xbox One

UK-developer Freeman Apps has announced plans to create a cyberpunk-themed game, Transparent Machines, that will be released for Windows 10 and the Xbox One under Microsoft's ID@Xbox program. This is one of the first games we have seen announced specifically for Windows 10. It's described by...
Episode Duscae holds promise for Final Fantasy XV, but there's a lot of room for improvement

Episode Duscae holds promise for Final Fantasy XV, but there's a lot of room for improvement

I've finished the demo build of Final Fantasy XV, which Square Enix have dubbed "Episode Duscae". As a long time Final Fantasy fan I'm optimistic about the franchise for the first time in a long time. Square Enix have been soliciting player feedback on the demo, which was bundled with Final...
Microsoft Band

Microsoft Band online shipments vary by retailer, some stores have them back in stock

The small and medium models of the Microsoft Band are currently showing long waits for shipments for some online retailers. _Again._The Microsoft Store site shows that if you order the small or medium version of the fitness band, you will have to wait until May 6 to receive them People who...
Magma Mobile gaming roundup

Top Windows Phone Games from Magma Mobile

Magma Mobile is a gaming developer that has quietly built up a rather impressive and popular portfolio of Windows Phone games. Many of the gaming titles are great time wasters with challenging game play and nice graphics. For this weekend's Windows Central Roundup, we have plucked a few of the...
Microsoft Band hackathon shows some fun and practical uses for the wearable

Microsoft Band hackathon shows some fun and practical uses for the wearable

The Microsoft Band Preview SDK is now making the rounds for iOS, Android, Windows Phone. Microsoft is still getting feedback from developers on what they like – and don't like – about the SDK. One way they do that is through a hackathon, whereby teams of developers need to come up with an idea...
Weekly Xbox Upload Contest: Forza Horizon 2

Weekly Xbox Upload Contest: Forza Horizon 2

Have you said, "Xbox, record that" lately due to an epic kill? How about to some funny bug you encountered? Well, we want you to share those moments with us, and we'll give away some sweet prizes you for doing so. Each week, we'll pick one lucky winner for the week's theme on Xbox One. Get ready...
Lumia 930

Photos taken with Lumia 930 beat iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy Note 4 in blind test

A recent blind test of photos taken by various recent smartphones has resulted in a win for the Lumia 930 and its 20MP PureView camera beating out images taken by the iPhone 6 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, among others. The Phone Arena site took images of a number of locations in...

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