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Xbox Live: Plants vs. Zombies version 1.3 update brings a discreet change, still no Mango

Xbox Live: Plants vs. Zombies version 1.3 update brings a discreet change, still no Mango

Paul Acevedo 6

A barrage of Xbox Live title updates hit last week: Fable Coin Golf, Farm Frenzy 2, Ghostscape, Gravity Guy, The Sims 3, and Tetris. After horror stories of updates getting stuck in certification for months on end, the sight of all these patches is enough to bring a tear to this cynical critic’s eye. One update that we received a lot of questions about is the Plants vs. Zombies version...

Microsoft to publish Arkadium games for multiple platforms, likely including Windows Phone

Microsoft to publish Arkadium games for multiple platforms, likely including Windows Phone

Paul Acevedo

Today Microsoft and Arkadium, a developer of casual and social games (as well as socially casual games), announced a multi-year, multi-game publishing agreement. Microsoft Studios will bring several of Arkadium’s titles to multiple unnamed platforms over the next few years. Truth be told, the platforms have names, but the two companies just aren't sharing them yet. Arkadium’s expertise...

New Xbox LIVE games for 2012: Bullet Asylum, geoDefense Swarm, Tamagotchi & Age of Zombies

New Xbox LIVE games for 2012: Bullet Asylum, geoDefense Swarm, Tamagotchi & Age of Zombies

Daniel Rubino 17

We like it when leaks happen. We like it even more when they come from Microsoft and are out in the open. Yes, on the Xbox LIVE for Windows Phone 7.5 page, Microsoft lists a bunch of games, most of which we already have or know about. But in the post, they also slip in a few new titles that get us excited: Bullet Asylum - From UberGeekGames, Bullet Asylum was first announced for WP7,...