Gamescom: 63 titles head to Windows Phone 7, including Halo and Crackdown

Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 battleplan

Microsoft has used the ongoing Gamescom event in Cologne to unveil a new drive to increase its potency in the mobile gaming sector.

A wealth of high profile IPs from console and iPhone including Flight Control, Splinter Cell, De Blob, Assassin’s Creed, THQ’s pair of Star Wars iPhone games and Mini Squadron have been confirmed to be heading to the Windows Phone 7 handsets.

In news some are seeing as something of an arrival of the long-anticipated and never confirmed Xbox handheld, internally-developed games based on Xbox franchises Halo and Crackdown are also heading to mobile, along with bastions of the casual movement like Bejeweled, Bloons and Tower Bloxx.

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