We are back with you needed information for the week. Today I have several game related links, but will try to pepper the post with more general links, so please enjoy.

 

Microspotting: Inside the Microsoft Archives

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Microspotting/Microspotting-Inside-the-Microsoft-Archives

Long-time company archivist Amy Stevenson takes us behind the scenes of the Microsoft Archives, a collection of artifacts that preserve our history and embody our culture. Find the skulls in the deep vaults of the company :)

 

My Game Trailers

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/gamewords777/archive/2013/10/25/game-trailers.aspx

If you have a few minutes you can check my games, download them (for FREE) at the Windows Store.

Microsoft enables developers to add speech recognition to Windows 8 apps

http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-enables-developers-to-add-speech-recognition-to-windows-8-apps-7000022301/

Are you ready to take your apps to the next level? now we will bring you speech recognition support. Create your own Cortana and dominate the app world.

 

Adding In-App Purchases to your Windows 8 Game

https://www.scirra.com/tutorials/596/adding-in-app-purchases-to-your-windows-8-game

Maybe you have figured out by now that I like Scirra's Construct 2. this tutorial helps you to add an effective way of monetization to your cool games.

 

Microsoft partners with Corona Labs to attract more Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 apps

http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-partners-with-corona-labs-to-attract-more-windows-8-windows-phone-8-apps-7000022557/

Now you have more options to create your own apps and games for the Microsoft platforms. If you are already working in your own cool idea, let me know, I could give you a hand, or at least get excited with your hard work.

 

Windows Weekly 335: There's a Big But

http://winsupersite.com/podcasts/windows-weekly-335-theres-big

If you are interested in Windows, Microsoft and the big questions in life, you may have heard of Paul Thurrott, check his weekly vault of information and let us know what you think about our cool technologies.