Tag Archives: windows 8
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.
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 08:08 BST
Microsoft has announced Windows Live will be re-branded as Microsoft Account with the release of Windows 8. The cloud services featured in the OS will be an update to the Live platform in which users will create an identity to be used across Microsoft services such as Xbox 360 to SkyDrive and more. MS is changing the service in order to implement “a truly connected experience,” which it felt Live ID didn’t live up to. The firm also stated the change should eliminate any confusion among consumers when logging into MS owned services. There’s a video explaining it more detail below. Thanks, Neowin.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012 | 22:18 BST
A Forrester Research report states tablet sales are expected to hit 375 million by 2016 with 760 million tablets in use worldwide, an annual growth of 46% compared to the 56 million tablets purchased in 2011.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012 | 14:55 BST
Microsoft is poised to preview its replacement for Zune during E3, according to a report on Polygon. The service, codenamed Woodstock, will not only be available through the Xbox 360 dashboard, but will be cross-compatible for Windows 8, Android, and iOS through a browser. It is being described by the site’s source as “Spotify-like”, and browser plugins won’t be required. It also works with Facebook by allowing followers to build group playlists and share tracks. The source also claimed it will contain a function similar to iTunes Match which will allow users to find and import their music collection into the service. The service is expected to launch with Windows 8.