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Risk wins Windows Phone 8 compatibility, but two more Nokia Xbox games lose it

Risk wins Windows Phone 8 compatibility, but two more Nokia Xbox games lose it

Every time we report on Windows Phone 8 compatibility, it’s a good news/bad news situation. The Oregon Trail gained compatibility while Shoot 1 UP lost it… Babel Rising 3D sort of became compatible (which was a mistake), and KenKen lost it for no apparent reason…  Which brings us to this weekend. Good news: Risk from Nokia and Electronic Arts is now available for Lumia phones running...

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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]

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...

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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.

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...

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