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The Oregon Trail returns to Windows Phone 8 just as Shoot 1UP leaves [Updated]

The Oregon Trail returns to Windows Phone 8 just as Shoot 1UP leaves [Updated]

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Windows Phone 8 hasn’t exactly been kind to the mobile lineup of Xbox games. To say nothing of the disheartening scarcity of WP8-specific games, more than 20 Xbox WP7 games simply aren’t available on WP8 due to incompatibility. In my opinion, Microsoft has handled these incompatibility issues quite poorly. Still, in my original article about the mass delisting of WP8-incompatible games...

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....