Windows Phone, Microsoft Azure Create Opportunites for Social Gaming

One important aspect of cloud computing that is not overly apparent to consumers is social gaming. By using Windows Azure's cloud services and development tools, developers are able to effectively create Windows Phone 7 social games.

As Microsoft put it, "Gamers expect to be constantly connected with interactive experiences that they can share with their friends. In addition, gamers expect their experience to be responsive irrespective of the time of day or the popularity of the game. Because a modern game can go viral very quickly you need to be ready to handle the demands of millions of users from day one. Windows Azure can help."

One important aspect of cloud computing that is not overly apparent to consumers is social gaming. By using Windows Azure's cloud services and development tools, developers are able to effectively create Windows Phone 7 social games.

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Like many roles in the C-Suite, the CIO role is also changing. Its impact and control have been circumvented by cloud computing, the consumerization of IT, and employees that now have unprecedented access to technology. The role of the CIO is at a critical juncture. For some CIOs, the changing landscape reduces their scope of influence. For others, it means unprecedented opportunity. This eBook explores the changes that CIOs are experiencing today and how these executives can leverage their expertise to help …

  • Microsoft® Office 365 is a top choice for enterprises that want a cloud-based suite of productivity collaboration applications. With Office 365, you get access to Microsoft™ Office solutions practically anytime, anywhere, on virtually any device. It's a great option for current Microsoft users who can now build on their experience with Microsoft™ solutions while enjoying the flexibility of a cloud-based delivery. But even organizations with no previous investment in Microsoft will find that …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date