Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst for Windows Phone 7 released: hands-on video review

Microsoft has just released two new Xbox Live enabled Windows Phone 7 games today: Puzzle Quest 2 and the hotly anticipated Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst. I just shot a video of Crackdown 2 running on the Samsung Omnia 7 to show you how the final version looks like. As you probably already know this is a tower defense game that uses Bing’s satellite imagery as the map you are playing on. It uses the device’s GPS receiver to pin-point your location and display the satellite image of where you are (so you are basically defending your own neighborhood..).I obviously could show you this feature in the video because I was indoors (no GPS signal..)but you will get to see most of the games features anyway. Check it out after the break:

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Windows Phone 7 hands-on video at PAX10: Carnival Showtime and CrackDown 2

Here’s another Windows Phone 7 hands-on video where you will Microsoft’s Michael Klucher give a wlakthrough of the Xbox Live integration and hub. you will also catche a first glimpse at the Carnival: Showtime game followed by CrackDown 2: Project Sunburst. Hit the break to watch the video:

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One more Windows Phone 7 Xbox Live hands-on video

Can’t get enough of Windows Phone 7? Well here’s another hands-on video with the Samsung Taylor handset in Germany (during GamesCom I guess). Once again you will witness the responsiveness and smoothness of the UI on the Samsung development device and catch a glimpse of Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst. Video after the break:

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14 minutes long Windows Phone 7 and Xbox Live video

Microsoft had a Windows Phone 7 booth at PAX 2010 this year with a couple of devices on display so it was only a matter of time before videos of the event start to pop up on YouTube. Tested.com has just upped a 14 mins long video of the OS in action followed by some hands-on action with several games (Ilomilo, The Harvest, Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst and Zombies!). There’s a couple of mistakes in the video (IE Mobile isn’t based on Webkit and there’s no Twitter integration in the People’s Hub). One thing you will notice thought is that the Samsung Taylor handset is a lot smoother/more responsive  than the LG GW910 (even-though they have the same CPU/GPU etc…). I’ve experienced the same thing every time I used both devices but keep in mind that these are pre-production prototypes. Check out the full video after the break:

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Star Wars: Battle for Hoth, Crackdown 2 and Ilomilo for Windows Phone 7 hands-on videos

Here’s a video shot during this weeks GamesCom conference showing some quick hands-on action of Star Wars: Battle for Hoth and Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst running on the LG Panther /GW910 Windows Phone 7 handsets. Both tower defense like games are set to launch this fall on Windows Phone 7. The second video contains hands-on action of Ilomilo running on a LG Panther too. Check them out after the break:

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