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What is missing from Windows Phone 8? About 20 Xbox games that no longer work.

What is missing from Windows Phone 8? About 20 Xbox games that no longer work.

Paul Acevedo 150

Yesterday’s delisting of Turn N Run – literally the night before our review went live, and only six days after the game’s release – highlights a large and ongoing problem in the world of Xbox Windows Phone games. Since the debut of Windows Phone 8, incompatibility with the new OS has been discovered among a number of Xbox WP7 titles. Each of these games has been completely delisted from...

Xbox 360 Impressions: Sonic & All-Star Racing Transformed and SVC: ToeJam & Earl

Xbox 360 Impressions: Sonic & All-Star Racing Transformed and SVC: ToeJam & Earl

Paul Acevedo 13

In case you hadn’t noticed, your friendly neighborhood Windows Phone Central gaming editor is a big fan of SEGA. While the publisher only operates at a fraction of the size it once did, it continues to produce numerous quality digital titles, plus a fair quantity of worthwhile retail releases. Last week, we gave the Xbox Windows Phone version of Sonic CD a well-deserved glowing review....

Celebrate Black Friday with a massive Xbox Windows Phone and Xbox 360 sale

Celebrate Black Friday with a massive Xbox Windows Phone and Xbox 360 sale

Paul Acevedo 64

Last year’s Windows Phone Xbox Live Black Friday Week Sale wasn’t terribly exciting, but it did put three games on sale at once, a quantity only equaled in the Countdown to 2012 Sale a month later. A lot has happened between then and now, and today Microsoft has really upped the ante. The 2012 Black Friday Week Sale is live and includes a whopping six discounted Xbox Windows Phone games...

New Nokia exclusives appear on Xbox for Windows Phone 7: Spy Mouse and Trivial Pursuit

New Nokia exclusives appear on Xbox for Windows Phone 7: Spy Mouse and Trivial Pursuit

Paul Acevedo 70

Wow, Nokia is aggressively aiming to attract Xbox gamers to their Lumia Windows Phones lately. Two weeks ago they published exclusives The Game of Life; Jet Set Go, and Parking Mania out of the blue; their exclusive port of Connect 4 dropped to 99 cents over the weekend; and Mirror’s Edge just became free for all Lumia owners. Chalk another point up to Nokia as two new exclusive Xbox...

Developer Camp Competition winner LiquidLab bumped to version 2.0 on Windows Phone Store

Developer Camp Competition winner LiquidLab bumped to version 2.0 on Windows Phone Store

Rich Edmonds 12

LiquidLab, a title that won the Developer Camp Competition in Macedonia earlier this year, is now available on the Windows Phone Store at version 2.0. It's an indie Windows Phone project that makes use of a simple concept - the aim of the puzzle game is to fill a beaker of liquid to reach the designated level. Not too exciting? In LiquidLab there are no measurements on the glass to...

Celebrate the Xbox Live 10 Year Anniversary with a free Xbox Live Arcade game

Celebrate the Xbox Live 10 Year Anniversary with a free Xbox Live Arcade game

Paul Acevedo 36

It might seem like only yesterday for some of us, but Microsoft’s Xbox Live service launched 10 years ago this month – a year after the original Xbox debuted. Xbox live was a major differentiator between the Xbox and the Playstation 2 and GameCube. Some PS2 games could connect to the internet via optional modem, but Sony’s console lacked a proper online system. Nintendo’s GameCube had...