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Check This Out: Night Lighter for Windows 8 - a dark and never ending arcade style platformer

Check This Out: Night Lighter for Windows 8 - a dark and never ending arcade style platformer

The Windows Store is certainly growing and it seems that if you delve deep enough, there is always a new interesting app or game to tryout. We have played quite a few games on our Windows tablet’s such as Halo: Spartan Assault, that take full advantage of the graphic processing at hand. However, as we all know, complex graphics are not always the most important aspect. Today, we are...

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Xbox LIVE - Galaga Legions DX now available on the Windows Phone Marketplace (Video)

Xbox LIVE - Galaga Legions DX now available on the Windows Phone Marketplace (Video)

We brought you the news earlier today that Galaga Legions DX was to land on the Marketplace this week for Windows Phone and true enough to our word, it has. The game fetches for a whopping $6.99, which should set a few of you off in comments. But the question is, Is it any good? The game falls into the tradition of SHMUPs (shoot ‘em ups) but with the kick of the more neon graphics...

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Classic arcade game Jet Set Willy coming to Xbox 360 and Windows Phone this Friday

Classic arcade game Jet Set Willy coming to Xbox 360 and Windows Phone this Friday

Although these are not Xbox LIVE games, the 1983 classic arcade and sequel to Manic Miner, Jet Set Willy, is headed to the Xbox 360 as an Indie Arcade game this Friday. In addition, a version for Windows Phone is coming with it at or around the same time (we all know how hard it can be for timing). The game Jet Set Willy should be a lot of fun for those who enjoy some retro gameplay on...

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Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

A few weeks ago we mentioned the results of a recent Windows Phone hackathon, where devs get together, dream up and code apps and games within a fixed time period. One of the noteworthy games that came out of that workshop was SpaceShooterz by Cubeslam. A retro arcade space shooter, the game needed some music and some finishing touches before it headed to the Marketplace. Luckily for...

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Official blog for Microsoft Studios’ Xbox LIVE Arcade and Windows Phone games launches

Official blog for Microsoft Studios’ Xbox LIVE Arcade and Windows Phone games launches

Here's a cool little site you'll want to bookmark: www.playxbla.com The new site is described as "the official voice for Microsoft Studios’ Xbox LIVE Arcade and Windows Phone games" and looks to be a neat little place to get the latest info on gaming as well as interacting with developers and Microsofties. They've been on Twitter for awhile, linking to other gaming sites, but now they...

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