Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 Unlikely For This Year

Angry Birds Windows Phone 7

If you've switched platforms and missing your Angry Birds fix, it doesn't appear as if things are going to improve for this holiday season. Rovio has been very active on their Twitter account fielding questions about everything from Christmas Angry Birds to a version for Windows Phone 7. When asked if it was out of the question for this calendar year, their response was "never … [Read more...]

Rovio Bought By EA, Paving the way for Angry Birds for WP7?

Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7

Chillingo, the publisher behind the insanely popular Angry Birds app, has been purchased by Electronic Arts. Yes, the same EA that's bringing four major titles to Windows Phone 7. Rovio has yet to commit to bring Angry Birds to Windows Phone 7 and recently they were none too pleased about an Angry Birds icon appearing on a Microsoft website. Ultimately, most expected Rovio … [Read more...]

EA confirmed as Windows Phone 7 launch partner

EA on Windows Phone 7

Confirmed at today's press conference, EA will bring their gaming prowess to the Windows Phone 7 platform. Fans of the Sims can rejoice. With tight xBox 360 integration, this should make things interesting. No word on other EA titles that will be available. Madden? NHL 11'? One can only hope. … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Will Not Feature Gyroscope Support Initially

gyroscope

Apple has chosen to offer Gyroscope support with the new iPhone 4 and this is said to offer a number of benefits specific to gaming. Microsoft has made no secret of their intentions to offer up some serious gaming with Windows Phone 7 devices, but gyroscope support will not be included in the initial release. Microsoft's Brandon Watson indicates that while the early devices … [Read more...]

Microsoft Shows Off 3D Games

Microsoft is showing off a pair of 3D games at GDC, but did not allow video or photos during the demonstration.¬†Engadget has all the specifics and Microsoft has released a number of screenshots that give us an idea of what's in store. The game shown here is Harvest, a side-scrolling touch based game, being developed by Luma Arcade. The other game is Battle Punks, being … [Read more...]