Fable Coin Golf for Windows Phone 7: Hands on video review

I’ve just shot a hands-on video of Microsoft / Lionhead’s Fable Coin Golf Xbox Live game for Windows Phone 7. The game was released today on Marketplace for $4.99 but you an try it out for free thanks to the trial version. So, how’s the game? Well, it probably the best looking game on Windows Phone 7 right now (next to The Harvest) and really shows what can be done with the relatively ancient Adreno 200 GPU when coded correctly (and nice assets are used). The game’s mechanics are fairly simple and straightforward: grab as many coins as possible by flicking your puck in the right direction and existing the level with a minimum of shots (like regular golf). You will also be able to grab power ups that give your coin the ability to kill enemies or move objects. Gold earned in the game can be transferred to your Fable III Xbox 360 and Windows PC games. Check the video after the break:

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Video of the upcoming Windows Phone 7 Xbox Live games: Hydro Thunder Go, Fable Coin Golf, GeoDefence

Microsoft has just uploaded a video of the of the February Xbox showcase event which contains hand on footage of some of the upcoming Xbox Live enabled Windows Phone 7 games announced a few weeks ago. You will get to see Fable Coin Golf, Hydro Thunder Go and Geo Defense in action. Hydro Thunder Go is obviously the most resource intensive in terms of 3D rendering and it unfortunately really shows up in the video where you will see that the game’s framerate seems to be on the lower-end of the scale. Let’s just hope that this was just an un-finished version of the game thought. Video after the break:

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