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Windows Mobile supports all the technologies you need to create first-class games, but by necessity, it introduces additional challenges as well.

Every year, hardware manufacturers introduce increasingly sophisticated hardware, such as acceleration for 2-D and 3-D graphics. Developers create increasingly better games to take advantage of this power, and users of Windows Mobile devices increasingly think of their devices as part-time, portable gaming platforms as well as full-time communications platforms.

That combination creates both opportunities and challenges for the game developer:

The topics in this section describe how to anticipate the opportunities and overcome and challenges. You can find additional information and interact with other Windows Mobile game developers at this Microsoft Web site .

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What Game Developers Need to Know About Windows Mobile

Describes some of the unique challenges when creating games for communications devices such as Windows Mobile  devices.

Windows Mobile Support for Game Development

Describes the support that Windows Mobile provides for creating games.

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