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King's Bounty: Legions unleashes cross-platform strategic combat on Windows Phone

King's Bounty: Legions unleashes cross-platform strategic combat on Windows Phone

Paul Acevedo 70

Unity support has really helped some of the larger mobile games come to Windows Phone, even if we still get them later than other platforms. Case in point, Russian-publisher Nival has just published King’s Bounty: Legions on Windows Phone 8. King’s Bounty is a turn-based strategy series that started its life on Sega Genesis/Mega Drive long ago and continues to thrive on Steam. King’s...

Microsoft unveils free Unity support for its independent developer publishing program on Xbox

Microsoft unveils free Unity support for its independent developer publishing program on Xbox

Rich Edmonds 14

Does it feel like you're forking out for tools and the means to create some content for the Xbox console (or any platform for that matter)? Microsoft may have a solution for you with its independent developer self-publishing program for Xbox One. Heard of Unity? The popular, highly rated and expensive kit will be available for free to those who are signed up for the Microsoft program...

Microsoft releasing Temple Run and five more games today for Windows Phone 8 [Updated]

Microsoft releasing Temple Run and five more games today for Windows Phone 8 [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 326

Subway Surfers doesn’t look to be coming to Windows Phone anytime soon (the teaser image was just a hoax), but worry not. Windows Phone 8 will soon have a 3D endless runner to its name. Speaking of names, that runner is none other than the original game that started the genre craze: Temple Run from Imangi Studios! We knew it was coming, but this is the first time we’ve actually played...

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...

Games development for Windows Phone 8 gets boost with confirmed Unity Engine Support

Games development for Windows Phone 8 gets boost with confirmed Unity Engine Support

robert brand 27

The keynote address for Unite 12 has seen the announcement that Windows Phone 8 will get full support for the Unity engine.  Unity is a very popular engine and it was notably absent from the Windows Phone 8 announcement. The next version of the OS looks to be getting some excellent gaming support with native code and these powerful rendering engines. The engine is used to power a host...