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Game Boy emulator demoed on Windows Phone 7

If the main reason you're looking forward to picking up a Nintendo 3DS is because it plays Game Boy games, then you're a silly, silly goose. Plenty of phones can do just that, including those running Windows Phone 7, thanks to a new Silverlight hack from modder Samuel Blanchard. Check it out below!...

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Kinect Hacks: Flash, HTML, Unity and Silverlight integration

Blitz, an interactive marketing agency, has released its source code and scripts for a Kinect mod that outputs data compatible with Flash, HTML, Unity and Microsoft Silverlight. The company, which helped launch Halo: Waypoint with Microsoft and 343 Industries, explains that the device's standard...

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Interview: Microsoft on integrating Xbox Live into Windows Phone 7 Series

Windows Phone 7 isn't just Microsoft's attempt to compete against Apple's iPhone. It's also the introduction of the first portable Xbox platform. During GDC today, we talked to Xbox Live GM Ron Pessner and XNA Game Studio manager Michael Klucher about how games integrate into the mobile platform...

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Major Nelson: Don't sweat Xbox Live Silverlight ads

Just when we were starting to get all excited about Silverlight-powered ads for Mountain Dew and Axe Body Spray littering the Xbox Dashboard, Xbox Live spokesman Major Nelson rains on our parade, telling readers that they don't need to sweat. The Major recently posted, "One of our core principles is...

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Xbox 360 getting 1080p, 5.1 sound ... ads

Thanks to Silverlight, Microsoft's answer to Adobe's cross-platform Flash standard, Xbox 360 owners will soon be able to experience the thrill of high-definition interactive advertisements. Speaking to MediaPost, Microsoft's advertising business group director, Sean Alexander, touted the ability...

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Banjo Kazooie gets feature-light homepage

Well, we just got tricked into downloading Silverlight. That's about all the information we were able to glean from a recently-launched teaser site for the upcoming Xbox 360 version of Banjo Kazooie. Once you download Silverlight, all you get is a spinning puzzle piece, a picture of a bear and the...

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Page through Halo 3's game manual online

In an effort to kill two marketing birds with one stone, Microsoft posted the Halo 3 game manual online yesterday using their brand new (Flash and Java killing) Silverlight app. This of course means you can page through the game manual from the comforts of your computer a few days before you get the...

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