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Asphalt 5 running on low-end Windows Phone 8 devices; ramps up price along with Asphalt 7 [Updated]

Asphalt 5 running on low-end Windows Phone 8 devices; ramps up price along with Asphalt 7 [Updated]

Asphalt 7 and 8 are the best-known racers on Windows Phone 8, and deservedly so. But the series appeared on Windows Phone (and even Windows mobile) before. Asphalt 5 arrived as an Xbox Windows Phone 7 game way back in July 2012, more than a year after Gameloft first announced it. Some Windows Phone 7 games have trouble running on low-end Windows Phone 8 devices with 512 MB of RAM, even...

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Dungeon Hunter 4 and Asphalt 7 pick up support for both MOGA controllers and 512 RAM devices

Dungeon Hunter 4 and Asphalt 7 pick up support for both MOGA controllers and 512 RAM devices

It’s not uncommon for Windows Phone 8 games to require 1 GB of RAM at launch, only to later be updated to run on devices with 512 MB of RAM. This happens because optimizing a game to work with less RAM takes extra time. Games don’t have the phone’s full bank of RAM to work with. On a 512 MB device, they can only access 150 MB. Sometimes a game can be crammed into that space, sometimes...

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Asphalt 7 for Windows 8 Review: The first cross-platform Windows racing game

Asphalt 7 for Windows 8 Review: The first cross-platform Windows racing game

Earlier this week, Gameloft announced they will bring their latest arcade racer Asphalt 8: Airborne to both Windows Phone and Windows 8. Phone owners have enjoyed its predecessor for quite some time now, but Microsoft’s tablet and PC operating system has gone without – until now. Asphalt 7: Heat has just launched on Windows 8 and RT with full Xbox support. It includes some impressive...

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