Today at the Build Developer Conference, Microsoft is showing off the newest version of its phone OS, Windows Phone 8.1. And now, Windows Phone now has its own personal assistant: Cortana.
So it's not what immediately comes to mind when you think of the Halo franchise. Spartan Assault is still as close as you can get to playing Halowithout a first person view, and it's the first Halo coming to the Xbox One. just in time for Christmas.
Running across alien terrain in sexy armor, firing machine guns, tossing sticky grenades, mounting turrets, jacking vehicles and slaughtering grunts and elites by the dozens? This is Halo, only now we're up above it instead of down in it.
What does it take to unseat Angry Birds from the top of the Windows Phone game charts? How about something smart, sexy and exclusive? Skulls of the Shogun's stylish real-time strategy cuts a wide swath through this week's top ten list.
Last week Disney's duo of dirt-digging water puzzle games, Where's My Water? and Where's My Perry? stormed the Windows Phone charts, taking the two top spots and displacing Rovio's ever-present Angry Birds. This week? They've been disappeared.
Our week of emergency visual representations of our daily top app charts continues with the latest and greatest for the Windows Phone crowd, who seem to be playing a lot of SmartGlass and Xbox Live Extras. My high score in SmartGlass would blow your mind.