Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Windows Phone

343 kicks off Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta documentary

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343 Industries has rolled out the first in a new behind-the-scenes series detailing their work on the multiplayer beta of Halo 5: Guardians. The beta is scheduled to launch this month for owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and the new six-part series, The Sprint – Making Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, will follow the developers and development stages as the beta takes shape. The first episode, titled Balance, premiers today at 6 p.m. (CST) on the Halo Channel, Windows 8.1, and Xbox One. A new episode will air each day until the beta launches on December 29. The full schedule, including episode details, is available below.


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Minecraft: Pocket Edition now available for Windows Phone 8.1

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Microsoft has released Minecraft for Windows Phone 8.1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition includes creative mode, survival mode, and multiplayer over local wi-fi. This version also sports new biodomes, caves, mobs, and villages.



Updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas heading to mobile devices

Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (Android, Amazon Kindle, iOS, Windows Mobile) Announcement - Header

Mobile gamers will be able to hit the streets of San Andreas soon. Rockstar has announced that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will be launching next month for select Android, Amazon Kindle, iOS, and Windows Mobile devices. The new version will feature dynamic shadows, an expanded color palette, a longer draw distance, and improved character and car models. In addition to the graphical upgrades, San Andreas will feature a reworked checkpoint system, controller support for iOS7, and new touch controls, including contextual control options to only display buttons when needed and three different control schemes.


Android, Apple Handheld, Handheld

Square Enix adds Windows Phone 8 support for Chaos Rings

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Square Enix has released a new version of Chaos Rings compatible with Windows Phone 8. Chaos Rings, originally launched back in March with support for Windows Phone 7.5, is an action-RPG that finds couples set against one another for the prize of immortality.



Chaos Rings available for Windows Phone, Final Fantasy V for iOS

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Square Enix has two new releases for the mobile market, Chaos Rings and Final Fantasy V. Chaos Rings, a brawl between couples who fight for immortality, is available for Windows Phone, specifically 7.5 (8.0 will be supported at a later date). Final Fantasy V’s mobile release has been updated with a new character, the gladiator Cannoneer; two new jobs, Oracle and Necromancer; and Game Center support. Final Fantasy V is available for iOS 4.3 or later for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.


Apple Handheld, Handheld

Sonic CD announced for 360, PC, PS3, Android, iOS, Windows Phone

Sonic CD (360, PC, PS3, Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Windows Phone) Launch Announcement - Header

Prepare to lose your Sonic-loving minds, hedgehog fans: Sonic CD, one of the finest Sonic titles to date, has been announced for—deep breath—360, PC, PS3, and an array of mobile platforms (Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Windows Phone). Schedule for release later this year, the download-only re-release of the 1993 high-speed platformer also serves as the prequel to the recently released Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode I.


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