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Microsoft cuts 1,850 jobs winding down phone business

The Windows Phone operating system looks like it's going the way of Zune as Microsoft announced 1,850 layoffs in its phone sector and an associated $950 million write-off ($200 million of which is reserved for severance pay). Of that number...

 
 
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There's gonna be a goddamn Final Fantasy XV pinball game

I know what you've wondering about Final Fantasy XV ever since it was announced way back when as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Is it going to have a tie-in pinball game for mobile platforms? Well, buddy, let me just tell you something. You bet...

 
 
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Review: Leo's Fortune

Coins. Plenty of games have them scattered around to collect, but few explain why they're there in the first place. If they're so valuable, why did somebody just leave them there? Leo's Fortune gives a reason. The titular mustached puffball...

 
 
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Sonic's next adventure takes him to Piggy Island

Something has happened to Sonic. It's been happening for years. Sonic is a weird porn figure, the subject of countless adolescent Deviantart drawings and erotic fan-fics by kids still figuring themselves out. Also, us, when we celebrated So...

 
 
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Review: Lara Croft GO

Last year, Square Enix Montréal surprised us by distilling the Hitman series into a minimalistic mobile game with a tabletop aesthetic. It was a risky move, but Hitman GO ended up a critical success that showed what a studi...

 
 
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Disney Magic Kingdoms lets you build your ideal theme park

Have you ever walked around Disneyland and thought, "Nope, this ride is in the wrong place, they should sell churros at every booth, and there are definitely not enough restrooms in TomorrowLand"? If you share my incredibly specific inner m...

 
 
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Does Snake need a modern-day sequel?

The guy who brought Snake to Nokia phones in the late '90s, Taneli Armanto, has been working on a free-to-play reboot of the classic game called Snake Rewind. It's releasing next Thursday for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The basic eat-...

 
 
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That new Halo game is out today on PC and mobile

There's a shiny new Halo game out today on Windows 8 devices, iOS, and Steam. Well, sort of. Halo: Spartan Strike is another top-down shooter in the vein of Halo: Spartan Assault, which probably isn't what you think about when someone ...

 
 
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Lara Croft's in a new mobile runner \_(ツ)_/

Crystal Dynamics has announced a new mobile runner titled Lara Croft: Relic Run. The name's fittingly nebulous. Is Lara running after relics? Or, is the old-school Lara the running relic, a classic character hearkening back to a bygone era ...

 
 
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Review: Jump'N'Shoot Attack

Four Christmases ago, I joined the smartphone brigade when I found an iPhone 4S nestled under the tree. Oh boy! I thought. Now I can grab all those iOS games that people can't shut up about! And for a couple of years, I was an eager mobile ...

 
 
 
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More top-down Halo coming to Windows Phone, PC

Halo: Spartan Strike is a new top-down shooter coming to Windows 8 devices and PC on December 12.  Microsoft says the title features a "compelling" story (seriously?) as well as improved touch controls and updated graphics in contrast ...

 
 
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Age of Empires: Castle Siege just sounds like a mobile game

The next entry in the long-running Age of Empire series is Castle Siege, a touch-based game built for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 by Smoking Gun Interactive. Players will gather resources and build up civilizations such as the Britons an...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The next Age of Empires is for mobile

A free-to-play, touch-based Age of Empires is exactly what none of us wanted but Microsoft is the latest in a long line of companies that can't resist chasing after the lucrative mobile market. This KLab-developed strategy title will hit i...

 
 
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Crush zombies in endurance racer Dead End

Released today for iOS, Android and Windows Phones, Dead End is an endurance racing game in which players strike zombies to earn cash while avoiding road hazards. Earned money can then be spent on upgrades to the car, allowing for lon...

 
 
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There's a game called Tentacles: Enter the Mind

"Tentacles: Enter the Mind is a completely new take on the Tentacles universe and mechanic from the award winning Tentacles: Enter the Dolphin." Never before have I felt so utterly out of the loop. Who came up with that name -- ultimately...

 
 
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Meet Cortana, Windows 8.1 Phone's personal assistant

Today's Build Developer Conference saw Microsoft showing off Windows Phone 8.1, complete with its own personal assistant, the aptly-named Cortana. It's official! Signs of rampancy are likely still dormant, so at least that's one less thing...

 
 
 
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Angry Bards: The next Angry Birds is a turn-based RPG

If Angry Birds Stella was Rovio playing it safe (make the same game but the bird is pink, that way girls will know it's for them even though girls and everyone else already play Angry Birds), the newly announced Angry Birds Epic is the oppo...

 
 
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Microsoft wants Xbox Live to live on Android/iOS

Microsoft is building a platform that would bring Xbox Live to iOS and Android, The Verge reports. This was hinted at with a job posting for engineers to help build it, which read, "We will create a modern framework that is open-source, lig...

 
 




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Destiny 2 (PC)"Identity Crisis"

 

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SenhorLikesChurros

Sonic 3D Blast Directors Cut impressions: character handling is way better (but still clunky), and game still flawed on its core in a way it cant be But I had some fun, it is way better than the og Ok, gtg brew some coffee and study aagh

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So much running around today! First I had a Sleep Doctor Appointment I forgot about until the last In my rush I forgot my buss pass so I had to use Then I ran home to get said pass, then run right back out to go to No rest!

 
Guerrilla

Quack out my review of Quack Quack: Quack over in the C-quacks >> I’m all quacked out now, I

 
Pumpkin Spice Fuzunga

Im excited for that new Splatoon 2 mode! Its like a combination of two of my favorite forgotten Halo gametypes: headhunter and

 
SenhorLikesChurros

Heeeey, happy bday Pixie!

 
RiffRaff

Finally got Yakuza Time to see what all the hype is Really hope its as ridiculous as Im led to

 
Parismio

I mean honestly, Winter Soldier shouldve just been Leon He looks a bit like chris model-wise and he just looks like a guy using guns who punches really Or hes actually just chris cosplaying as the winter

 
Marcel Hoang

Everyone’s complaining about Venom’s voice in MvC:I and I’m just like, “Winter Soldier has a fucking Criminal

 
Greenstuffing214

I am so erect for this Its a modern take on Heretic, which we desperately Thanks to @TriPLYMOUTHroK for introducing me to it!

 
 

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