Xbox gamers probably have a love/hate relationship with their Gamerscore, that number gradually increasing number that’s linked to Xbox achievements. And now Microsoft is pushing that to the realm of iOS with the release of the Boggle-clone Wordament.
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Oh man! Say goodbye to Friday afternoon productivity! Microsoft has partnered with Atari to bring updated versions of all of Atari’s classic games to the browser. Awesome!
The boffins at NASA have finally decided to turn their overwhelming intelligence to a significant cause – creating videogames. And you can get the first NASA game for free from Xbox Live.
Sure, Microsoft and Nokia are the minnows in today’s smartphone race, but they’re trying to catch up. Unfortunately, they’re kind of slow to do it, as today’s announcement of the next Windows Phone platform illustrates.
There’s no question that Apple’s control over both the hardware and software components of its iPad tablet is one of the reasons it has been so successful. Microsoft has taken note, and is launching its very own tablet range, called Surface, running Windows 8.
The Quickflix unlimited movie streaming train keeps on rolling to new devices, with the entertainment company today announcing that it will launch WatchNow on the Xbox 360 later this year.
I’ve wanted a second Xbox 360 controller for ages, but the idea of paying 70 bucks for something I’ll only use when I have mates around or my son gets old enough to use it just doesn’t compute. But for $35, it’s time to spend the money.
If you saw the news a few days ago that the first Nokia Windows phone, the Lumia 800 was landing in March and thought to yourself: “I wonder how much that will cost?”, Nokia has answered your question with a surprisingly low $699.
Windows Phone 7 is an amazing mobile operating system, let down by a lack of exciting hardware and poor marketing. But if you’ve been wanting to check out the platform without spending the cash, Microsoft has unveiled a clever web app to turn your iPhone or Android handset into a Windows Phone.
If you bought a Kinect and have lamented the lack of proper Australian voice controls over the past 12 months, get ready to update – Microsoft has confirmed it will be rolling out its next big update on December 6.