Category Archives: Games for Windows
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 09:06 BST
Xbox One will be showcased at 600 Best Buy locations across the States by Microsoft. The company will use the sites to promote the next-gen console ahead of its November launch.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 05:39 BST
Xbox Live activity charts for the week ending May 27 have dropped, containing the by no totally unsurprising non-news that everybody is still playing exactly the same games they were keen on the week before. The only particularly interesting bit is a spike in GFWL Dark Souls players, likely thanks to Amazon’s sale last month. Full charts through the break.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 15:56 BST
A cinematic trailer for Relic’s Company of Heroes 2 single -player campaign shows the Russian Front during World War 2 as well as emphasizing the high price one pays for victory under those circumstances.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Microsoft has announced 15 exclusive games coming to the Xbox One in its first year but PC gamers aren’t likely to see all of that content. When asked about Microsoft’s Window’s 8 gaming strategy, Matt Booty, general manager of Redmond Game Studios and Platforms, said, “We have got everything from very, very casual games, like our very much improved and reimagined Solitaire, all the way to graphically complicated games like The Harvest.”
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 07:28 BST
Ben Kilgore, corporate vice president of interactive entertainment business has confirmed that the next-gen Kinect will be available on Windows PC at some stage.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 06:08 BST
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 18:19 BST
Capcom has announced that Street Fighter x Tekken Version 1.08 will release on PC Monday, April 22. You can grab the long-awaited patch on Steam or through Windows Live. Also known as Version 2103, the update has been available for consoles for some time now.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 10:55 BST
Microsoft has laid bare its plans for a single log-in with enhanced security across its suite of Xbox and Windows services, as well as other apps owned by the company.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 00:04 BST
If it weren’t for the date at the top of the page, the latest Xbox Live Activity charts could belong to almost any week since November. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Minecraft. CastleMiner Z. I’ll say this for Xbots: they’re consistent.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 00:02 GMT
The Xbox Games and Xbox SmartGlass apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT will be updated this week. The Xbox Games app should run faster, and provide simpler access to recently-played games and associated DLC, as well as more obvious trailers and screenshots and the ability to send messages to Xbox Live friends. The Xbox SmartGlass app will stay awake while you’re using the second screen function, and will benefit from an updated controller layout as well as some stability fixes. More details are available on Major Nelson’s blog.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 19:58 GMT
Microsoft has revealed more of its PAX East line-up today, and other than the already mentioned Halo 4: Castle Map Pack, the Gears of War: Judgement Maxim Map Pack will also be on the floor. State of Decay, Max: Curse of the Brotherhood, Motocross Madness along with Windows 8 and Windows Phone games will be shown as well, as will Age of Empires 2: HD Edition. A panel titled “Halo 4 Multiplayer: Past, Present, and Future” will be hosted in the main theater by 343 Industries’ Frank O’Connor, Kevin Franklin, Dan Ayoub and David Ellis, as well as Certain Affinity’s Tom Potter. You can find out more through Mr Xbox Live himself, Major Nelson, over on his blog.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 11:11 GMT
Games For Windows has been battered with complaints from many users unable to connect to the service, rendering games like Dark Souls: Prepare to Die edition unplayable, prompting fans to petition for a Steam release. Microsoft has stepped forward to offer a possible solution to the issue.
Mon, Jan 28, 2013 | 05:06 GMT
The Microsoft 5-Game Arcade/Indie Pack and the Settlers Bundle from Ubisoft are Amazon’s deals of the week, the first of which for $10 and the latter priced at $16.
Mon, Jan 28, 2013 | 02:11 GMT
A sequel to the 1994 adventure game Inherit the Earth, from The Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co., is currently seeking funding through its Kickstarter campaign.
Sun, Jan 13, 2013 | 23:19 GMT
The medley is Amazon’s Deal of the Week for six PC downloads and includes Metro 2033, Red Faction Armageddon, Red Faction Guerilla, Homefront, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 00:08 GMT
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 | 03:22 GMT
The shooter that lets you create your battlefield, destroy it and recreate it over again from Jagex Games Studio has launched its trailer.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 04:30 GMT
A paper outlining the options for the upcoming AUD$20 million budget for the Australian Interactive Games Fund has been released today.
Sun, Dec 09, 2012 | 23:30 GMT
Sun, Dec 09, 2012 | 23:54 GMT
The studio behind Plants Vs. Zombies, Bejeweled and Peggle has posted an ad in search of a generalist software engineer to build a AAA console title and with experience using the Frostbite 2 engine.