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Windows 8 gets 'Xbox Windows' games; Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong getting achievements

Finally, you'll receive real, tangible rewards for your mad Minesweeper skills soon enough – that is, if you upgrade to Windows 8. According to Xbox 360 Achievements.org, Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong are all getting achievements akin to those seen in current Xbox 360 and Games For...

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Free Minesweeper, Sudoku come to Windows Phone 7 in the US

Looking to bolster your games collection on your Windows Phone on the cheap? Today, Microsoft has announced that ad-supported versions of Minesweeper and Sudoku are available to download, free of charge, right now on your Windows Phone 7 device. There's only one stipulation: you've gotta be a US...

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Rumor: Microsoft's Live support coming to free Windows games; Minesweeper, Solitaire and more

Microsoft is allegedly preparing to implement Live functionality into the free suite of games that comes with all Windows-enabled PCs: Solitaire, Chess, Checkers, Spades, Hearts, Backgammon, Minesweeper, Purple Place, Spider Solitaire and Freecell. This tip comes courtesy of our trusted source (who...

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Minesweeper adventure game in the works for OneBigGame

The neat thing about doing something as unassailable and cool as designing a game for charity is that no one can make fun of your ideas without looking like a total jackass. Take Charles Cecil, the man behind the Broken Sword series, for instance. According to G4, he's creating an adventure game...

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X3F TV -- XBLA in Brief: NHL Arcade, Minesweeper Flags

This week, XBLA in Brief takes a look at 3 on 3 NHL Arcade and the (sort of) surprise release, Minesweeper Flags. Let's put it this way, one of them is a decent game and the other is a retread of a freeware PC game that you probably already have on your computer right now. Watch and enjoy. ...

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This Wednesday (also): Minesweeper Flags comes to XBLA

Brace yourself for a Wednesday morning freak-out. We've already done our "This Wednesday" post for this week (3 on 3 NHL Arcade, thank you for asking) and now we're doing it ... again. Because XBLA will be welcoming not one game to the service this week, but two. And the other one ... is...

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Death Tank, Minesweeper, Cellfactor spotted on Xbox.com, releasing soon?

GamerBytes reports that several upcoming Xbox Live Arcade games now have either an Xbox.com splash page or forum. Specifically, Death Tank now has its own page on Xbox.com complete with screens and a trailer (this one, if your curious). Additionally, both Minesweeper Flags and the first person...

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Unraveling the Indie - Acidbomb 2

Every other week on Unraveling the Indie we'll sit down with an independent developer to unearth the dark secrets of indie game creation: Terrorists have scattered bombs across the country. It's your job to disarm them. Acidbomb 2: Rearmed is everything a sequel should be: bigger, badder, and...

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Holy crap: Minesweeper Expert in 38 seconds

If you're anything like us, the first time you watch this video of a 38-second expert minesweeper run, you'll probably think it's a sped-up fake. But all you doubting Thomases can actually download the raw MVF file for Minesweeper recorder The Clone and be amazed at how quickly those fingers can...

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Scientist: Minesweeper probably cost economy billions

A Canadian study found that American procrastination is on the rise. The research was supposed to take five years to complete, but after 10 years the scientists are releasing the results -- who's procrastinating now? The study found that in 1978 about 5 percent of Americans thought of themselves as...

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