Gaming on Windows Phone 7 for Phones

Yesterday Microsoft and EA released information about a few games that would be available on Microsoft’s new Smart Phone OS. The games avalible include The Sims 3, Need for Speed: Undercover and Tetris

The Sims 3 Fact Sheet
Product Description
SCORE WITH THE SIMSTM DESIGNED JUST FOR WINDOWS PHONE 7! Enabled for Xbox LIVE®, you can track your Sim’s achievements and look at leaderboards to see how you rank against your Simmer friends. Slyly give your Sim a competitive edge as you savor hours of entertainment with this award-winning experience of the #1 best-selling PC franchise of all time. Long live The SimsTM!

Key Features

  • ACHIEVEMENT HUNTER ALERT – XBOX LIVE ENABLED!

Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one
via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements
and access leaderboards for this version of The SimsTM 3

  • TRACK UP TO 18 ACHIEVEMENTS – Make your Sim the “Life of the Party,” a “Self-Helper,” or simply “Inappropriate” and score up to 200 Gamerscore points
  • ACCESS UP TO 6 WEEKLY, MONTHLY, AND LIFETIME LEADERBOARDS – See how you fare versus your friends. Who has the most money? Made the most purchases? Or made the most friends?
  • CREATE SIMS AND KEEP THEM SATISFIED – Make your Sim

neurotic, funny, or shy. Draw from a wide array of built-in theme sets to bring your Sim to life with any appearance, clothing, and accessories you choose. Also make sure to fulfill your Sim’s basic needs like eating and sleeping to increase the activities you can do together

  • EXPLORE WITH TOUCHSCREEN EASE – THE CIRCLE OF LIFE IS INFINITE – Let your Sim loose in the amazing open-world environment. Help your Sim get a job or catch some fish. See your Sim make friends or creep out every other Sim in town. Use your touchscreen to take a closer look or get a wider view of your Sim’s world
  • DREAM BIG! – Unlock all 73 goals and wishes, plus finish a set of any Persona Goals to become a “Completionist” – an achievement worth 30 Gamerscore points!

 

Tetris Fact Sheet
Product Description
THE AWARD WINNING BLOCKBUSTER – ALL NEW FOR WINDOWS PHONE 7! Enjoy hours of timeless fun in Marathon Mode or keep it fresh with up to 12 exciting TETRIS® variations. Enabled for Xbox LIVE®, the official TETRIS® game for Windows Phone 7 is an absolute essential!

Key Features

  • Use your existing Xbox Live Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements and access leaderboards
  • TRACK UP TO 11 ACHIEVEMENTS – Acquire a total of 11 achievements and score up to 200 Gamerpoints
  • SEE HOW YOU RANK AGAINST FRIENDS – Check out various leaderboards to see where your high scores place against friends on the Xbox LIVE network
  • PLAY AND UNLOCK UP TO 12 VARIATIONS – Unlock variations by performing TETRIS achievements like making four TETRIS Line Clears in one game or clearing 400 lines. Complete all the feats and open up RADICAL – the hardest and fastest version of the TETRIS game EVER!
  • CHECK OUT THE PRO TRAINER – See how the world’s best TETRIS gamers play — and improve your own game in the process
  • TRACK FEATS AND STATS – Easily view the feats you’ve achieved, plus see your stats and scores

 

Need for Speed Undercover Fact Sheet
Product Description
REAL CARS! REAL FAST! DESIGNED JUST FOR WINDOWS PHONE 7. Enabled for Xbox LIVE®, earn achievements and track leaderboards as you power 20 of the world’s hottest high-performance cars through 24 undercover missions and 8 challenging modes of hot-pursuit action!

Key Features

  • XBOX LIVE ENABLED! SEE WHO’S THE REAL DEAL

Use your existing Xbox LIVE Gamertag or create a new one via the Windows Phone 7 main menu to track achievements and access leaderboards for this Need for Speed Undercover game.

  • TRACK UP TO 10 ACHIEVEMENTS – Acquire cars, unlock tracks, snag a bounty over $1,000, and more. Reach milestones, complete goals, and get up to 200 Gamerscore points!
  • ACCESS DOZENS OF WEEKLY, MONTHLY, AND LIFETIME LEADERBOARDS – See where your driving skills rank you against friends and racers around the world. See who’s got the fastest times, the best style scores, and the biggest accumulation of bounty.
  • FACE CHALLENGING RACE MODES AND MISSIONS

Race through Head-to-Head action, Highway Battle, and Cop Takeout. Go undercover in 24 covert missions at the wheels of some of the most awesome automobiles imaginable.

  • FACE CHALLENGING RACE MODES AND MISSIONS

Race through Head-to-Head action, Highway Battle, and Cop Takeout. Go undercover in 24 covert missions at the wheels of some of the most awesome automobiles imaginable.

  • IMMERSE YOURSELF IN EYE-POPPING RACING ENVIRONMENTS

The maxed out 800×480 resolution for Windows Phone 7 will put your senses into overdrive. Push yourself to the limit as you burn through exhilarating cityscapes, snaking countrysides, and gritty seaside docks. Sweeping camera angles and gnarly impact-crash sound effects heighten the adrenaline-fueled intensity.

  • TRICK OUT YOUR RIDE

Customize your vehicle with aftermarket spoilers, multiple wheel options, cool body kits, and paint schemes. Earn performance upgrades and kick in extras like Boost, Speed, Acceleration, and Handling.

  • TRACK UP TO 18 ACHIEVEMENTS – Make your Sim the “Life of the Party,” a “Self-Helper,” or simply “Inappropriate” and score up to 200 Gamerscore points
  • ACCESS UP TO 6 WEEKLY, MONTHLY, AND LIFETIME LEADERBOARDS – See how you fare versus your friends. Who has the most money? Made the most purchases? Or made the most friends?
  • CREATE SIMS AND KEEP THEM SATISFIED – Make your Sim neurotic, funny, or shy. Draw from a wide array of built-in theme sets to bring your Sim to life with any appearance, clothing, and accessories you choose. Also make sure to fulfill your Sim’s basic needs like eating and sleeping to increase the activities you can do together
  • EXPLORE WITH TOUCHSCREEN EASE – THE CIRCLE OF LIFE IS INFINITE – Let your Sim loose in the amazing open-world environment. Help your Sim get a job or catch some fish. See your Sim make friends or creep out every other Sim in town. Use your touchscreen to take a closer look or get a wider view of your Sim’s world
  • DREAM BIG! – Unlock all 73 goals and wishes, plus finish a set of any Persona Goals to become a “Completionist” – an achievement worth 30 Gamerscore points!

GS Reporter: Matt

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