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Microsoft and the world of gaming have gotten along recently with the Windows Phone and Xbox releases of several titles. On Friday, two of the biggest recent titles came out for Microsoft devices, and these games are some of the hottest ones that fans have been anticipating.
Board games continue to be successful as they transition from the traditional board game to the web. One of these, Settlers Of Catan, is a best selling board game, and now courtesy of Microsoft, has made the transition to the web and is a remarkable game to play.
The Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps are getting more and more attention around the world, and their updates are coming fast and furious from Microsoft. On Monday, Microsoft updated the Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows 8.1, making these apps stronger than ever.
Looking for another Indie game to play this week? This week we reviewed Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative
Last week we featured two Indie games on our site. Here are two more games that should be on your watchlist
The Games For Gold program for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One has become wildly successful, and it is a major reason why people love the Xbox Live Gold ecosystem. Microsoft on Tuesday announced the latest additions to the Games With Gold program in July, and they look cool.
Xbox One users are the next-generation console owners, and have had to deal with some minor issues with the Xbox.com site in regards to view and post achievements. On Friday, Microsoft’s Major Nelson announced that this delay would no longer happen, with updates coming to Xbox.com.
Here at windowsthemes.net we regularly feature Windows themes of Indie games, so we thought it would be nice to have a weekly spotlight for all Indie games we think really stand out.
The Kinect has been something that for the most part, has been exclusive to the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. But recently, Microsoft has been wanting to get developers to build aps and programs using Kinect for Windows. On Thursday, Microsoft opened up preorders for the Kinect.
Xbox One developers have been waiting for great tools to be delivered to them from Microsoft, and their patience has been a grumbled one. On Thursday, Microsoft announced that ID@Xbox Developers wil be getting the Unreal Engine 4 for Xbox One, and will make them very happy.
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One of the more eagerly anticipated announcements during this week’s Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, was going to be from Microsoft. On Thursday, Microsoft un-lifted the veil off of DirectX12, which is its new graphics API that will power tablet, PC, and mobile platforms.
Project Spark is Microsoft’s independent game developer program that allows almost anyone to create games for Windows and the Xbox console. On Wednesday, Microsoft opened up the Project Spark program as an open beta on the Xbox One, which will surely inspire many would be game programmers.
The console wars between Microsoft and Sony has been very heated, and the two companies have gone back and forth battling each other for consumers. Sales figures on Friday from the NPD Group show that the Xbox One has sold record number of units along with the Xbox 360.
Microsoft has made the Xbox One the living room device of the future, and given it a number of recent updates. On Wednesday, the company officially announced the March update rollout and the features of Bing Web Search being available on the console.
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