Windows Phone 7 Rockstar Winners announced

The Windows Phone 7 Rockstar Award contest was started a few months back and was aimed at all the aspiring community of developer students all over the globe. There were a total of 131 entries which were designed either using Silverlight or XNA framework. 

All the application were tested on emulators as well as Windows Phone 7 mobile devices.

Here are the profiles of all the three winners :

Winner
Country/Region
Finalist Team Name
1st Place
United States
Beastware
2nd Place Indonesia Tselina
3rd Place Malaysia Hypo Team


Prizes :

  • First Prize: $8,000 USD, a trip to the Worldwide Finals in Warsaw, Poland from July 3-8, 2010, and a Windows Phone for each team member.
  • Second Prize: $4,000 USD and a Windows Phone for each team member
  • Third Prize: $3,000 USD and a Windows Phone for each team member

Application idea or design :

Team Beastware : They came up with a Game developed in XNA game framework called “Droid”.This game leveraged the use of the accelerometer on the device.

Team Tselina : They presented a comic book reader in Silverlight, with rich graphics and great navigation features.

Hypo Team : They came up with a game written in XNA, again with appealing graphics, and with a nice interface.

The Windows Club congratulates all the winners and wishes them good luck!

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