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Windows Phone 7 gets Euro date

Platform holder Microsoft has finally announced a firm date for the European launch of its Windows Phone 7 platform – October 21st. The news comes from an ongoing press conference, into which none other Apple-evangelist Stephen Fry has just been welcomed. Cast aside those doubts you had about Microsoft being …

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MS angers the Angry Birds

The makers of hit iPhone title Angry Birds have lashed out at Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft for its unauthorised use of an icon representing the title in promotional material for its Windows Phone 7 platform. We have NOT committed to doing a Windows Phone 7 version,” a tweet from …

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Apples Game Center goes live

Apple has released the iOS 4.1 firmware upgrade for iPhone owners giving them access to Game Center. The Xbox Live-rivalling service allows users to invite friends to play games together, track and unlock achievements as well as compare high scores on the leader boards. So far reception for Game Center …

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MS planning phone-console multiplayer

A Microsoft rep speaking to Canadian event X10 has reportedly spilled the beans on Microsoft’s plans to provide real-time online multiplayer between Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7 users. Earlier this month Microsoft lifted the lid on its biggest mobile gaming push to date with confirmation of Xbox Live support …

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EA quiet about Windows Phone 7

Electronic Arts is not announcing any launch games for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 smartphone OS for now, says the publisher. EA’s omission from a list of 63 launch games published yesterday by Microsoft was puzzling, given the inclusion of rivals like Gameloft, Glu, Namco Bandai and Digital Chocolate. Sister site …

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