Tag Archives: windows 8
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 08:57 BST
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 00:16 BST
Microsoft has reversed its decision to block all PEGI 18+ rated games on the Windows Store.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 11:18 BST
Windows 8 marketplace will not stock mature rated games in Europe, Microsoft has revealed. File this one under ‘shooting itself in the foot’, if true.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 20:47 BST
Vendetta Online, the indie sci-fi MMO from Guild Software, has been released on the Windows Store for Windows 8. According to Massively, the game “syncs seamlessly” across PCs, Macs, Linux systems, tablets, and Windows RT. A free trial is available through the game’s website.
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 | 12:08 BST
Microsoft is doing away with MS Points on Windows 8 and potentially Xbox 360 in favour of real currency, a new report has suggested.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 11:27 BST
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 09:20 BST
Microsoft has opened a new London studio geared towards producing new game experiences for Windows 8 tablet devices.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 09:42 BST
Valve head and co-founder Gabe Newell has discussed the company’s inner workings and desire to remain independent rather than go under the wing of a large parent company in a new interview. He’s also still not happy about Windows 8.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 21:16 BST
Kinect for Windows will be made available in China on October 8, Microsoft has announced, and it will be available in the following six additional markets this fall: Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, and Poland.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 14:22 BST
Microsoft has announced the first wave of Xbox games heading to Windows 8.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | 16:20 BST
Epic Games and NVIDIA presented the first public demonstration of Unreal Engine 3 running on Windows 8 and Windows RT during Asus’ press conference at the IFA 2012 electronics trade show in Berlin. The live, real-time demonstration of the Epic Citadel app was shown running on the lovely Asus Vivo Tab RT. You can see it below in the video. Epic also announced that Unreal Engine 3 licensees may access Windows RT code at the Unreal Developer Network, and senior technical artist and level designer, Alan Willard, will showcase the Unreal Engine 4 “Elemental” real-time demonstration at PAX Prime on September 1, at NVIDIA’s booth from 12.30 to 1.30pm. PDT.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 19:31 BST
Counter-strike: Global Offensive’s pre-launch trailer is upon us; Gabe Newell hopes Windows 8 will be better than he fears; and Half-life 3 is neither a game nor an official thing. All this and more through the break.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 21:39 BST
Microsoft has clarified the “new Xbox” remark made by general manager Brian Hall.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 14:51 BST
Windows classics Minesweeper, Majong and Solitaire will be the first titles released under Microsoft’s ‘Xbox Windows’ label. Spotted by Xbox 360 Achievements, the titles will offer 50 Gamerscore points when released on Windows 8 in October. The games will also be offered via the Windows 8 Surface tablet. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 14:00 BST
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.
Mon, Aug 06, 2012 | 17:09 BST
Xbox 720 is “coming out with Windows 8,” according to what could be a slip-up by Microsoft general manager Brian Hall.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 | 18:06 BST
Microsoft Surface has been given a solid release date, as confirmed in the company’s annual report. Check out all the launch details here.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | 15:15 BST
Gabe Newell has said the reason the Valve plans to provide a full Steam client for Linux users is because the lack of games available is holding Linux back.
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 | 21:45 BST
PC gamers, and everyone else who owns a PC: Microsoft’s announced Windows 8 will release on October 26. The announcement was made during the firm’s annual sales meeting today. While expected in October for quite some time, at least now you have an actual date.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 00:35 BST
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 is all set to be released in late October along with the Surface.