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Fruit Ninja slashes its way to Windows Phone 8 on Xbox, though previous owners will have to buy again

Fruit Ninja slashes its way to Windows Phone 8 on Xbox, though previous owners will have to buy again

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The popular game Fruit Ninja, which has taken the Kinect and Xbox 360 by storm, has not had an update in so long we though the game was dead. More specifically, the previous version had not been updated to support Windows Phone 8’s HD graphics or other advanced features like rapid resume, making the super fun game less exciting. Seemingly out of nowhere, Halfbrick Studios has just...

Xbox Live Countdown to 2012 Sale to include 3 Windows Phone games, starts next week

Xbox Live Countdown to 2012 Sale to include 3 Windows Phone games, starts next week

Paul Acevedo 4

Not the official Microsoft image, but it should be Black Friday and Christmas holiday sales are regular yearly occurrences on Xbox 360, which means we’re about due for another sale. This year, the Countdown to 2012 Campaign begins on Tuesday, December 20 and lasts until Monday, January 2. Every day during that time, one or more pieces of content (XBLA games, avatar items, etc.) will go...

Halfbrick’s Phil Larsen on Fruit Ninja and Windows Phone 7:

Halfbrick’s Phil Larsen on Fruit Ninja and Windows Phone 7: "it’s done really well so far"

Daniel Rubino 3

In a somewhat interesting interview with Phil Larsen, Marketing Director with HalfBrick who made the popular Fruit Ninja, goes over how they hooked up with Microsoft to port that game over to Windows Phone 7. In short, Microsoft wants to compete with the iPhone and bringing Fruit Ninja over was part of that strategy. HalfBrick was more than glad to do it and plan to bring their other...