Category Archives: Games for Windows
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 05:10 BST
Microsoft marketing boss Yusuf Mehdi has said Xbox Live is leaving hardware behind to become a major force in Microsoft’s broader strategy.
Thu, May 24, 2012 | 19:25 BST
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 topped the GFWL list, followed by Age of Empires Online and Arkham City. If we didn’t know any better, we’d say it was the same list. Hit up the Major for the rest.
Fri, May 11, 2012 | 08:33 BST
Rockstar’s confirmed in a tweet it won’t add Games for Windows Live support into Max Payne 3 on PC.
Thu, Apr 19, 2012 | 00:26 BST
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.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 09:26 BST
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 | 04:42 BST
Rage has erupted over news that the highly anticipated PC port of Dark Souls will use one of the least popular DRM solutions.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 02:56 BST
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 adventure pack, which includes two planes and, you know – Hawaii. There are a couple of bundles available too.
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 23:45 BST
Despite a lukewarm critical reception, co-operative side scroller South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge topped the Xbox Live Arcade charts last week.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | 23:23 BST
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 | 21:09 BST
Steam has added Age of Empires Online to the free-to-play section of the store, and to celebrate its release, the game’s Greek, Egyptian and Persian civilizations are 50% off, at $4.99 each. You’ll still need a Games for Windows account in order to play it, but that’s it really. Go wild. Thanks, D’toid.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | 23:49 GMT
Monolith’s shooter was the most popular Xbox Live Arcade title in this week’s activity charts.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 13:49 GMT
Wed, Feb 08, 2012 | 21:32 GMT
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 11:55 GMT
Next Xbox announced! Not. All the details on Microsoft’s CES keynote: 66 million Xbox 360s sold and 44 million Xbox Live subscriptions, plus the debut of “two-way TV” and Metro-everything.
Mon, Jan 09, 2012 | 22:03 GMT
One juggernaut dominated Xbox Live during 2011 – and it’s exactly what you expected.
Sat, Jan 07, 2012 | 13:41 GMT
Microsoft has released a list of the most popular titles on Xbox services for 2011, and Black Ops was the number one title for the year on Live, based on unique users.
Wed, Dec 07, 2011 | 14:30 GMT
Dead Rising 2 and Resident Evil 5 have been given price drops via Games on Demand on Xbox 360. Pricing for the digital downloads are as follows: Dead Rising 2: 2400 MS points ($30.00) and Resident Evil 5: 1600 MS points ($20.00). Fire up the 360 and get to downloading if you haven’t played these already.
Tue, Dec 06, 2011 | 01:58 GMT
The Independent Games Festival has added a new gong to its list of honours, with a publishing deal on the cards for the winner.
Sat, Dec 03, 2011 | 19:25 GMT
Sat, Nov 05, 2011 | 16:33 GMT
Microsoft has released its financial report for the quarter ending September 30, showing a rise in sales but a dropping off of profits for its Entertainment division.