Category Archives: games

Play DataMix by Cronos Labs for free and win a $50 Amazon Gift Card

Cronos Labs recently launched their first game, WordMix and to celebrate the launch they will be giving away $50 Amazon Gift Cards every week for the next four weeks. The app is free for a limited time here. Quoting the devs :

To celebrate our initial release of WordMix, we are excited to announce a weekly prize drawing for the next month! Anyone that downloads and plays the game in August is automatically entered to win. If you are our randomly selected winner, a personal message will be sent to you when you launch the game with instructions on how to claim your gift card. Winners will be announced on a weekly basis via our Twitter feed.

The game’s premise is simple but good. You have to create as many words as possible with the given 6 letters before the timer runs out. The game leaderboard is provided by ScoreLoop which also has other great games like Frenzic , Pirates Assault etc.

The developers are running a poll to determine which languages should be included in the next update of the vocabulary game. Go and vote!

What’s new in Xbox Live Hub of Windows Phone Mango (GamesCom Interview)

An array of new XBL titles was announced by Microsoft this week at Games Com 2011 held in Cologne, Germany. German blog got a chance to have a quick chat with Peter Orullian, Group Product Manager of Xbox division. Peter does a great job of  rounding up most of  the xbox live for Mango enhanced features previously announced in the official Windows Phone blog over the past months. Don't forget to check out our NoDo v/s Mango comparison video to see what's new in XBL Hub. Interview after the break.

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