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Paul Acevedo

Paul Acevedo is the Games Editor at Windows Central. A lifelong gamer, he has written about videogames for over 15 years and reviewed over 350 games for our site. Follow him on Twitter @PaulRAcevedo. Don’t hate. Appreciate!

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Indie console developers discuss why they aren't porting their games to Windows Phone

Indie console developers discuss why they aren't porting their games to Windows Phone

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Our friends at WP7Connect have released the second article in their series about Xbox 360 indie games coming to Windows Phone 7. This time, the focus is on why individual developers do not plan to port their XBLIG titles to WP7. I’ll summarize each developer’s response: Novaleaf Game Studios, makers of The Sprit of Khon: Spirit of Khon is unlikely to come to be ported due to its...

Contest Results - What mobile games would our readers like to see ported to Windows Phone?

Contest Results - What mobile games would our readers like to see ported to Windows Phone?

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Last weekend, we asked our readers what mobile games they would like to see ported to Windows Phone as Xbox Live titles. To make things exciting, we promised to award Beards & Beaks avatar prop codes to the nine most convincing and/or interesting entries. After pouring over the overwhelming number of entries in the contest forum thread, we have chosen nine winners. Head past the...

Reminder - WPCentral Contest: What mobile game would you like ported to Windows Phone?

Reminder - WPCentral Contest: What mobile game would you like ported to Windows Phone?

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Here's a reminder just in case you missed our initial mention of this contest or were unclear on the rules. We want to know what games you’d like to see ported from another mobile OS to Windows Phone, and we’re giving away Xbox Live Avatar props for your trouble. To enter, visit this forum thread and tell us the following: What one game would you most like to see ported from another ...

WPCentral Contest: What mobile game would you like ported to Windows Phone?

WPCentral Contest: What mobile game would you like ported to Windows Phone?

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We want to know what games you’d like to see ported from another mobile OS to Windows Phone, and we’re giving away Xbox Live Avatar props for your trouble. To enter, visit this forum thread and tell us the following: What one game would you most like to see ported from another mobile OS to Windows Phone as an Xbox Live title, and why? Remember, we’re only asking about games that are...

Sorry, Agents. Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst has vanished from the Marketplace

Sorry, Agents. Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst has vanished from the Marketplace

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Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst is an Xbox Live title that can’t seem to catch any breaks. Sure, when it debuted we gave it a positive review. After all, its ability to use both a phones’ GPS locations and satellite photographs to create in-game maps is quite innovative. But even at launch, the game’s online servers (required to use many of its features) performed sporadically at best. A...