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  • Oddworld and The Oddboxx 30% off on Steam

    Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD and Oddboxx are currently on sale for 30% off on Steam until 16 September.

  • Rift "free weekend" approaches

    This weekend Trion Worlds has made Rift free play to all, from the 14th – 16th. Meaning new players can get a chance to see what it’s like, but more importantly, old players can be drawn back in.

  • Modern Warfare 3 continues Xbox Live activity dominance

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 retained its chart-topping position in this week’s report on Xbox Live activity. Until Madden NFL 2013 fires up we can probably expect the charts to remain fairly static; you’ll notice this one bears a marked resemblance to last week’s. And the week before. And the week before that. The […]

  • DayZ dev: 'Concerns over Windows 8 are legitimate' - PC studios speak out

    Gabe Newell recently expressed his concern over Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, referring to it as “kind of a catastrophe.” In a recent GI.Biz article, other PC developers have shared similar concern, including DayZ developer Dean “Rocket” Hall.

  • XBLM - Wreckateer, Deadlight, date for Nike+ Kinect Training

    Microsoft has updated its Xbox Live content schedule, and the releases kick off today with a sale on Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Da Vinci Disappearance and Kinectimals, while Raving Rabbids Alive and Kicking and Prototype 2 both hit Games on Demand. Tomorrow, Wreckateer releases, and we also have dates for Nike+ Kinect Training, Kinect Sesame Street […]

  • Street Fighter x Tekken update 1.02 now available on Steam, GFWL

    Capcom has announced patch 1.02 for Street Fighter x Tekken has been released on Steam and Games for Windows Live. The patch addresses the rollback and sound quality issues affecting online play, and also introduces the gem selector menu for quicker menu surfing. The next patch will go right into update 1.05, which should also […]

  • Modern Warfare 3 once again tops XBL Activity chart for June 4

    Modern Warfare 3 once again topped the XBL chart for the week of June 4 and Minecraft remained at number two. The top arcade title played was once again Minecraft, the most played indie title was, again, CastleMiner Z followed by CastleMiner and like last week, GTA IV topped the GFWL list, followed by Age […]

  • Xbox is becoming Microsoft's "premium entertainment brand"

    Microsoft marketing boss Yusuf Mehdi has said Xbox Live is leaving hardware behind to become a major force in Microsoft’s broader strategy.

  • Modern Warfare 3 and Minecraft top XBL Activity charts for May 14

    Modern Warfare 3 has once again topped the XBL chart for most players online for the week of May 14. Also once again, the most played game in the Arcade division was Minecraft, followed by Trials Evolution and The Walking Dead. The most played indie title was CastleMiner Z followed by CastleMiner and GTA IV […]

  • Max Payne 3 PC won't use Games for Windows Live, confirms Rockstar

    Rockstar’s confirmed in a tweet it won’t add Games for Windows Live support into Max Payne 3 on PC.

  • Dark Souls may not use Games for Windows Live

    Namco Bandai has already proved it listens to the PC crowd by porting Dark Souls over, and may just bend an ear to vehement protestations against the unpopular Games for Windows Live.

  • Modern Warfare 3 leads Xbox Live activity charts

    Modern Warfare 3 is still number one on the Xbox Live activity charts. In other news, the sun is out, but the clouds are grey. Birds are chirping and the grass, last I checked, was still green. Get the full list below the break. XBLA, Indie and GFWL lists are over on Nelson’s blog.

  • Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition to use GFWL

    Rage has erupted over news that the highly anticipated PC port of Dark Souls will use one of the least popular DRM solutions.

  • Microsoft Flight takes off on Steam

    Microsoft Flight is now available on Steam. The free to play sim is doing quite well over on Games for Windows Live and at time of writing is already number 32 on Steam’s top 100 player activity charts. Four pieces of DLC are available, ranging from the $6.99 Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero to the $19.99 Hawaiian […]


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