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Drift Mania Championship 2 for Windows Phone 8: First game featuring the Unity game engine

Drift Mania Championship 2 for Windows Phone 8: First game featuring the Unity game engine

Daniel Rubino 68

One of the big advantages for developers on Windows Phone 8 is the ability to use new gaming engines to drive the graphics. Unity is such an example, and it’s used by many gaming houses for development. The problem previously was that developers would have to rewrite their games specifically for Windows Phone with degradation in performance and appearance. Between the time and the final...

Unity 4 early access program for Windows Store apps begins, Windows Phone still on the horizon?

Unity 4 early access program for Windows Store apps begins, Windows Phone still on the horizon?

Rich Edmonds 16

The Unity team (behind the Unity video game engine that powers a number of popular titles) has announced on the official blog that the Windows Store apps early access programme is kicking off. With Unity 4.2, developers will be able to create games for computers and tablets running Windows 8 and RT, publishing them on the Windows Store. This opens up the floodgates for both developers...

Amazing Spider-Man and Real Soccer 2013 swing onto Xbox Windows Phone 8

Amazing Spider-Man and Real Soccer 2013 swing onto Xbox Windows Phone 8

Paul Acevedo 160

The recent launch of Asphalt 7: Heat on Windows Phone 8 was just the shot of vitality that Microsoft’s newest mobile OS needed. Considering the rocky start that Xbox Live releases have had this year, we might have expected a puzzle game or no release at all. Well, we needn’t fear such a bleak scenario this week either. Hot off of Asphalt 7’s heels, Gameloft will follow up today with not...

Gameloft alters list of upcoming Xbox Windows Phone 8 games. Pray they don’t alter it further.

Gameloft alters list of upcoming Xbox Windows Phone 8 games. Pray they don’t alter it further.

Daniel Rubino 69

Gameloft seems to have scored a bid deal with Microsoft and their Xbox on Windows Phone games as we’ve seen this iteration of “twelve new games” teaser back in January (and even then it was not new). Now, the gaming house has posted another video – same music, same style –but two games have been replaced. Instead of Texas Poker for Prizes and Fashion Icon we have Kingdoms & Lords...