Cross-platform real-time gaming demoed between Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8

imageIn the above video from BUILD we have a demo of real-time gaming between a Windows Phone 7 handset and Windows 8 using the Windows Azure back-end.

While Microsoft has still not said when this will be delivered, connecting with Windows desktops and laptops should help overcome the issues of the low Windows Phone 7 installed base and finding some-one to play with.