3D Brick Breaker Revolution for Windows Phone 7 Hands on video

3D Brick Breaker Revolution is a port of the iPhone game that was released a couple of years ago. If you have already played it on Apple’s platform that you should know hat to expect given that everything is identical in this newer version besides the Xbox Live integration (and the fact that it cost an outrageous $2.99 compared to$0.99 on the iPhone) . The only downside is that relatively low framerate which is really disappointing especially in such a basic 3D game. It doesn’t really show up in the video below but I assure you that it isn’t running at 30fps or even 25fps. The Marketplace quality control just failed here..or Microsoft just doesn’t care because even the game’s screenshots available in the Marketplace are just horrible grabs of the 3 years old J2ME java version and not representative of the actual Windows Phone 7 version! Anyway, Check out the video after the break:

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iBlast Moki for Windows Phone 7 hands on video

A new physics based puzzle game for Windows Phone 7 called iBlast Moki was just released today on the Marketplace (also available on the iPhone for the same price). The goal is to get you little Mokis into the the hole with the use of bombs: place the bomb wherever you want and detonate it to move the little characters. The game’s design looks a lot like Sony’s LocoRoco (and Rolando on the iPhone) and really suit this time of game. The only little bug that I encountered is the sudden disappearance of the inventory menu (happened once and never again..). This is an Xbox Live enabled game so you have achievements and leader boards and obviously a trial version to try it out before paying $2.99. Check out the video after the break:

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Ray Kurzweil’s Blio e-reader coming to Windows Phone 7

Surprisingly nobody reported about this yet but apparently Ray Kurzweil’s Blio e-reader is headed to Windows Phone 7 and was shown running on a Samsung Omnia 7 during CES in Las Vegas more than a week ago. Other than the picture above there’s no info about the application yet but it seems to be developed by the the Silverlight crew at Thirteen23 who is developing the iOS version of Blio.

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Samsung Galaxy S 2 to be announced on February 13th

Samsung has just unveiled that they will announce what looks like the Samsung Galaxy S 2 / Samsung i9100 (Samsung Galaxy S II)  on February 13th in Barcelona a few hours before MWC starts. The device is expected to feature the company’s new Super AMOLED Plus display and Orion Dual-Core SoC. The company held a similar event last year on the same day to unveiled the Samsung Wave and its Bada platform, but this one seems to be focus on Android though.

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