Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 1 For Windows Phone 7 video review

This weeks Xbox Live game for Windows Phone 7 is Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 1. The priced a $6.99 and for once isn’t overpriced compared to the identical iOS version which is also priced at $6.99. So how does it look like? Well it’s relatively good looking; the characters are rendered in real-time 3D while the world is in 2D. Performance is also top notch. The only issue I have is the controls but then again this type of game isn’t well suited for handled devices without real hardware buttons. Check out my video of the game in action on the Samsung Omnia 7 after the break:

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Microsoft delays Angry Birds until end of June, announces dates and prices of upcoming Xbox Live games

Contrary to what was officially announced last month Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 won’t be out until June 29th (priced at $2.99). Microsoft just can’t get the PR right it seems. The 6 weeks of must have game campaign was initially set to start on April 9th but the company silently delayed the whole thing without saying anything about the whole situation and left people wondering what was going on.

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Angry Birds, Hydro Thunder Go, Sonic, Plants vs Zombies, Geo Defense and Doodle Jump coming soon to Windows Phone 7

Ready for some new AAA Windows Phone 7 Xbox Live enabled games? Microsoft has just officially announced that Angry Birds, Hydro Thunder Go, Sonic, Plants vs Zombies, Geo Defense and Doodle Jump are going to be released in the coming weeks. Apart from Geo Defense which was announced back in March of last year (as part of the initial Xbox Live games line up) the rest of the games list here are officially confirmed by Microsoft for the first time.

Six Weeks of Smash Hit Games

Delivering on the promise to bring a fresh catalog of fun, quality games on Windows Phone 7, we’re proud to announce our exciting collection of Must Have Games — six weeks of smash hit games you don’t want to miss. No matter what kind of games you enjoy, the lineup of Must Have Games has something for you, delivering the biggest names in mobile games complete with Xbox LIVE Achievements, leaderboards, and more.

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