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Microsoft: Xbox Live is 'most unique thing' about Windows Phone 7

You know what the biggest problem with Xbox Live is? No, it's not that pesky friend limit -- it's the fact that I'm not connected when I'm getting my half-dairy mocha whip down at the Starbucks. Or how when I'm at the grocery store, picking up some veggies, I can't trash-talk with my bros and stay...

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Microsoft 'working on' real-time Windows Phone 7-to-console gaming over Wi-Fi

We had a feeling that Microsoft recognized the potential in phone-to-console gaming, but during our recent hands-on time with Windows Phone 7, reps kept mum on the subject. The same can't be said for at least one rep during Microsoft's recent X10 event in Toronto -- that's in Canadia, in case you...

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Preview: Xbox Live on Windows Phone 7 and launch games

Late last night (likely past your bedtime, unless you've got some super cool parents), Microsoft revealed the launch line-up of games and revealed some additional Xbox Live functionality for Windows Phone 7. Since we didn't get to put our fingers on the new interface and games in NYC like our dear...

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Windows Phone 7 app partners, marketplace, Netflix prototype shown

Microsoft held a Windows Phone 7 blowout event today, revealing details about the new interface, games, and apps for the upcoming mobile OS. Among the software shown was a repeat of the coup it perpetrated on Xbox, namely a Netflix app for its mobile OS that includes Instant Streaming. Neat! In...

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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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Microsoft demos platformer across Xbox 360, Windows Phone, and PC

While we've been repeatedly assured by Microsoft that we'll hear more about gaming on the recently announced Windows Phone 7 Series in a few weeks at the company's MIX10 event, Engadget spotted some early footage of a company rep demonstrating a fairly basic platformer game being played seamlessly...

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