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Age of Empires: World Domination for Windows Phone delayed until fall 2014

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Join the discussion! Windows 9, Windows Phone 9, Lumia 730, and Lumia 830 forums are live

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Although publishing articles on our front page is a big part of WPCentral, the back half is our user forums (forums.wpcentral.com). With nearly 230K registered members and almost 15K that are online at this very moment, the forums are the best spot to debate current and upcoming hardware.

Equally, if you have a problem with your phone, general questions or something to share, nothing beats searching or posting a new thread and response.

As the Microsoft ecosystem continues to expand, we have a few new forums to add to the mix, or highlight in case you have missed them before.

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2 days ago

Buying guide: Gaming headsets for the Xbox One

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The headset is a crucial piece of equipment when gaming on your Xbox One. It could make the difference between first or second place when playing your favorite first-person shooter. A good gaming headset could also help immerse you further into the story of your new adventure game. It also could help your marriage by allowing you to stay up late into the night playing without disturbing your partner. Here's a buying guide for your next gaming Xbox One headset.

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Age of Empires: Castle Siege coming to Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 in September

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How to factory reset your HTC One M8 for Windows phone

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Huawei puts future Windows Phone products 'on hold'

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Royal Caribbean to give free Windows tablet to each of its 40,000 ship workers

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2 days ago

Deal of the Day: Amzer TPU Hybrid Case for Nokia Lumia 1020

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HTC's first octa-core 64-bit smartphone is on the way

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HTC's next smartphone might surprise us with some high-powered specs. In a post on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, HTC says that they will have the world's first octa-core 64-bit smartphone. The current HTC flagship, the One M8 (available in both Android and Windows Phone flavors) packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, a 32-bit chip with a measly four cores clocked at 2.3Ghz. An eight-core 64-bit chip? That would be new.

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3 days ago

T-Mobile Simple Starter plan gets quadruple the data for just $5 more

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China is working on a homegrown OS to replace current US solutions

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New rumor claims to have more info on Modern UI changes for Windows 9-Threshold

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3 days ago

Match It, a Windows Phone game with promise

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Match It, a Windows Phone game with promise

We are seeing a string of simple, yet challenging, Windows Phone games landing in the Windows Phone Store. Most of these games aren't very complicated but a fun way to pass the time. You will also find some of these titles to be fun to play for a short time but lack staying power.

Match It is a relatively new gaming title that hopes to fall into the 'fun way to pass the time' category. The game tests your reflexes and speed by requiring you to tap the screen as two balls that change color match.

Available for low-memory devices, Match It has potential and worth trying. However, you may find that the game needs a little more chutzpah to keep you pulled into the game.

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3 days ago

Xbox Live faces connectivity issues, possible DDoS attack suspected

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3 days ago

Ball 3D lands on Windows Phone after millions of downloads on Android

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Popular Android game, Balance 3D, has just been ported over to Windows Phone. It boasts 10-50 million downloads from the Google Play store, and now it's over at the Windows Phone Store as Ball 3D. It's a fully 3D game in which you go through mazes with unstable places, and unpredictable gravity.

We've installed it on our Nokia Lumia 930. Watch the gameplay video to see if it's worth your time.

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