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Xbox Live Coming to Windows Phone 7 Says Microsoft at Gamescom 2011

Microsoft Corporation has recently announced its plans to add latest Xbox Live features to its Windows Phone platform, enabling its mobile phone users to catch up with the experience of Xbox gaming console.

According to Digital Trends, Redmond, Washington-based software giant announced integration of new Xbox Live features to its mobile Operating System Windows Phone 7. The announcement was made by the company while addressing the attendees at Gamescom 2011, an event aimed at video games, currently being held in Cologne, Germany.

The company also announced new 14 Xbox Live video games for Smartphones powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS. “The company announced 14 titles for this fall including a mobile version of Kinectimals and a puzzle game called Orbital that has some similarities to Geometry Wars. Also in the mix of new titles includes a couple simulation style games similar to Zynga’s FarmVille or Nintendo’s Animal Crossing.” the website reads.

Other gaming titles include, IonballEX, Mush, Collapse!, Chickens Can’t Fly, Beards & Beaks: Cave Area, TextTwist 2, Gravity Guy, and Burn the Rope.

The new features are expected to surely impact upon the so far sluggish business of Windows Phone 7 in comparison to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android OS, two of the recently mentioned competitors of the company.