We are back with your needed information for the week. Many links today feature gaming news, which pleases me to no end.

 

Microsoft merges Windows Phone and Windows store accounts for app developers

http://www.bgr.in/news/microsoft-merges-windows-phone-and-windows-store-accounts-for-app-developers/

Now you have no excuses to start your development in our platforms. You sign up for the Windows Phone Store and gain immediate access to the Windows Store and vice versa. Great news for all developers.

 

My Game Trailers / Game Update

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/gamewords777/archive/2013/11/08/game-update.aspx

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

Microsoft to offer Unity for free to all developers in the ID@Xbox Program

http://www.xblafans.com/microsoft-to-offer-unity-for-free-to-all-developers-in-the-idxbox-program-72106.html

Unity3D developers rejoice. You already had great results from the Unity/Microsoft partnership, but that was only the beginning. Have you ever heard of a gaming machine called Xbox??? You already love creating games with Unity? what if you could integrate both?? 

 

10 Free Game Development Tools And Other Resources

http://indiestatik.com/2013/11/04/game-dev-tools/

You yearn to create your own game, but don't know where to start? here you can find many great tools to do just that. Please let me know your ideas around this, I would love to hear your opinions of the different tools. This one goes hand in hand with the link I shared last week: Microsoft partners with Corona Labs to attract more Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 apps

 

OUR 5 FAVORITE NEW WINDOWS PHONE APPS OF THE WEEK

http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/11/08/5-favourite-new-windows-phone-apps-week-2/

Nokia may have a the right apps for you. Check their list and let me know which one is your favorite.

 

Play Xbox One early at Microsoft retail stores

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/8/5080894/play-xbox-one-early-at-microsoft-retail-stores

Eager to try the new Xbox??? check the list of stores where you can delight yourself with the future of gaming.