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DoDonPachi for WP7 released this week

Cave’s debut title for Windows Phone 7 will be released in just two days. Andriasang has confirmed a March 7th release date for DoDonPachi Maximum. It will retail in the country for 435 (around 3.40) and be available via the handset’s Xbox Live Marketplace. As has been the case with …

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New Xbox features added to Windows Phone 7

GAMESCOM:Microsoft is planning more new features for the Games Hub in its Windows Phone Mango software update. The new features include in-app purchases for games, or ‘Game Add-ons’ as Microsoft is calling them. New Windows Phone title Beards & Beaks will be the first to benefit, with players able to …

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Cave to release new Windows Phone 7 shooter

Famed 2D shooter studio Cave is to build games for Windows Phone 7, the studio has announced. The Tokyo-based Dodonpachi developer has already embraced the smartphone platforms by porting several champion games to Apple’s iOS platform. Now, according to a report translated byAndriasang, the longstanding studio is building content for …

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WP7 to get 500+ new features

Microsoft is reforming its Windows Phone with an imminent release of a new and improved operating system, the company’s CEO has claimed. Steve Ballmer said at a press conference in Tokyo that the Windows Phone OS is now much more global”, and will add over 500 new features”. Microsoft will …

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WP7 to overtake Android by 2015

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform has been subject to continual speculation about poor handset sales in recent months, but one analyst thinks the company is set for big success in the coming years. Pyramid Research’s latest smartphone forecasts report includes the prediction that by 2015, Windows Phone will overtake Google’s …

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WP7 update failure rate reaches 10%

Undoubtedly it’s not the start Microsoft would have wanted – the firm has admitted that as many as one in ten updates to Windows Phone 7 handsets have resulted in significant technical problems. The platform holder has blamed a combination of poor internet connections and insufficient computer space. However, it …

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OpenFeint goes multiplatform

Popular iPhone games platform OpenFeint has announced that it is to go cross-platform. Much like Xbox Live, OpenFeint allows users to build friends lists, unlock ‘achievements’ and post high scores, all of which can be compared with friends. Now this same functionality will be made consistent across iOS, Android, Blackberry …

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Intel criticises Nokia’s WP7 switch

Intel CEO Paul Otellini has lashed out at Nokia over its decision to side with Microsoft and adopt its Windows Phone 7 software platform in its future smartphone handsets. Otellini’s firm is likely annoyed that Nokia’s decision also meant the abandonment of plans to use Intel’s MeeGo platform in its …

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MS reveals WP7 enhancements

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has unveiled a number of new features and capabilities of the firm’s Windows Phone 7 the firm plans for later in the year. Beyond the ‘copy and paste patch’, the exec revealed a number of other enhancements including Twitter integration into the People Hub and Office …

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MS ships 2m WP7 handsets

Microsoft told All Things Digital that more than two million Windows Phone 7 smartphones had shipped to mobile carriers. "We’re still in the early stages," Microsoft Windows Phone 7 product manager Greg Sullivan told All Things Digital in an interview. "When people use this phone, they really, really like it," …

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