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RIP Windows Phone: 2010-2017

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 09, 2017 10:05am PDT

The boys at Redmond are taking the mobile platform out behind the shed.


"agreed, it is the best UI still... just couldn't get the app support it needed :( "

- megreedy see all 38 comments

Gameloft's World of Warcraft clone Order & Chaos 2 'coming soon' to mobile

By Daniel Perez, Aug 07, 2015 4:00am PDT

Gameloft has announced the sequel to its popular mobile MMORPG, Order & Chaos 2: Redemption.


"Did you watch a different trailer than me? Because the one posted in the article looked anything ..."

- waxthirteen see all 3 comments

Gamescom 2015: Watch Microsoft's Xbox press conference here

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2015 6:26am PDT

Microsoft is scheduled to take the stage at Gamescom this year, so be sure to tune in to find out what the company has in store.


Report: Microsoft will upload Cortana to iOS and Android devices

By Daniel Perez, Mar 13, 2015 8:00am PDT

Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant, will be heading to iOS and Android devices later this fall.


"I mean I'm sure you could do that, but I feel like it would take a ton of work. Siri hooks into ..."

- Ambient80 see all 34 comments

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare companion app offers Clan Wars and emblem editor

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2014 9:30am PST

With the release of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, a new companion app has been released that offers a number of note-worthy features.


Xbox Originals pricing not yet determined

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 6:30am PDT

While it's entirely possible that these series could be included as part of an Xbox Live Gold subscription, Xbox Entertainment head Nancy Tellem told us that the company is "exploring the stages of whether or not it will be behind a paywall."


"I think they're determining whether they want this as another Gold incentive or let Silver ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 14 comments

Xbox Originals lineup detailed, Gears of War & Fable TV series teased

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 6:00am PDT

Microsoft has a rather extensive lineup planned for its "Xbox Originals" program, including new comedies from Seth Green, Sarah Silverman, and Michael Cera, a soccer documentary series, and an exclusive livestream of the Bonnaroo music festival. At a preview event, Shacknews...


"NO ONE CARES ABOUT TV SHOWS!!!! We want GAMES GAMES GAMES!!!! If I want a DVR I'll buy a Tivo, ..."

- tobalaz see all 6 comments

Age of Empires: World Domination is mobile, free-to-play

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 7:30am PDT

The Age of Empires series is coming to mobile. "World Domination" will be free-to-play, and it will be available on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone this summer.


"I guess three makes a trend. This, Roller Coaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, and Dungeon Keeper. This ..."

- the archvile see all 7 comments

Universal Windows apps will work on PC, tablet, phone, and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Developers will be able to create a single app that works across Windows PCs, tablets, phones, and even Xbox One. "All of us want the same app experiences across all devices," Microsoft's David Treadwell said.


"This means the four companies still making windows apps can charge 8.99 per app instead of 5.99 ..."

- erebus see all 23 comments

Amazing Spider-Man 2 mobile game announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2014 3:00pm PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is getting a mobile game adaptation too, Gameloft has announced. It will take place in a free-roaming Manhattan like the first mobile game, and is set to hit sometime in April.


Angry Birds Epic is a turn-based RPG spin-off

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2014 11:30am PDT

With Angry Birds Epic, Rovio is turning the series into a turn-based role-playing game.


"Also you kind of just tattled on me with the "personal attack" verbiage. That was your way of ..."

- [fry] see all 17 comments

Star Wars: Assault Team is a mobile card-battler coming this spring

By Steve Watts, Jan 29, 2014 8:15am PST

Disney Interactive has announced Star Wars: Assault Team, a card-battling mobile game featuring characters and locales from the classic trilogy.


"So weird we've come back to card games on electronic devices.. "

- stonedonkey see all 7 comments

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas goes mobile in December

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 26, 2013 9:15am PST

Well, this was bound to happen eventually. Following the successful release of GTA3 and Vice City, Rockstar Games has announced a mobile port of...


"See, now doesn't that feel better to have it out in the open?"

- GreggD see all 25 comments

Nokia turns commutes into games with mapping tech

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 25, 2013 1:45pm PST

The key innovation of Dragons Adventure is how it combines GPS data and Nokia's HERE Maps into the game world.


"Considering that all of Nokia's mobile branding belongs to Microsoft for the next decade I'm not ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 7 comments

Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Clan Wars' begin November 25

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2013 1:20pm PST

"Clan Wars" is coming to Call of Duty: Ghosts. It will be ready to play on November 25th, and will give players a chance to earn bonus XP and unlock unique customization options. But what is it?


"I'm the opposite. Never a huge fan of it and this iteration both pleased and surprised me in ..."

- wytefang see all 5 comments