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Warner Bros. has deemed today the day to reveal Batman: Arkham City's delayed PC launch date as November 18, one month to the day after its arrival on consoles. The Games for Windows version was delayed last month via a terse WB announcement, which didn't provide an explanation at the time. We c...

October 18th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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If you're the type of fighting enthusiast who fancies time-traveling gothic witches, and shooting ice-wolves at demonic cat-girls, then we've got some good news, you weirdo! Games for Windows has marked down Aksys Games' high-def acid trip BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger by 50 percent through June 2...

June 25th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City certainly isn't Left 4 Dead, but I wouldn't blame you for confusing the two. ORC is, after all, a four player co-op zombie shooter, featuring a variety of zombie types that largely resemble what both Left 4 Dead games featured before it (a large tank-like zom...

June 8th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Despite what you learn in Fable 3, not everyone gets to be king. When it comes to PC gaming digital distribution platforms, there's only one king and its name is Steam ("Your Highness" will suffice). Microsoft, also known as the lowly Duke of Games for Windows, has finally seen fit to recognize S...

April 21st 2011 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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Microsoft is putting the hurt on prices for select titles on the Games For Windows marketplace through next week. Capcom's PC version of Street Fighter IV is half off the usual price during the promotion -- $14.99 -- as are 16 titles from Square Enix. The sale is effective through next Wednesday, F...

February 11th 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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In November, Microsoft will reboot its Games for Windows Marketplace. In doing so, the company aims to beef up its online portal with more games -- and not just those few that align themselves with the Games for Windows Live branding -- and provide a more competitive and comprehensive retail experi...

October 22nd 2010 at 3:01am 0 Comments
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The pricing structure for Microsoft's newly announced Avatar-occupied Game Room has been detailed in an online fact sheet, and we'd suggest you stock up on Microsoft funny money. Players have three options: 400 ($5) grants a dual-platform license for one game (for unlimited play on Xbox 360 and PC)...

January 7th 2010 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Do you like Games for Windows? Oh, you do? How about E3? Great! Now here's the rub: You can't have them together. According to our brothers from other mothers at Big Download, the GFW announcements at E3 2009 are going to be, well, non-existent. A Microsoft PR rep said that the company doesn't fee...

May 15th 2009 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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For the few of you out there waiting for a PC version of Street Fighter IV and who, simultaneously, had not prepared for playing the game with a keyboard and mouse, Capcom has luckily thought ahead. It's including a MadCatz Fight Pad in the $60 Games for Windows version of SFIV that'll be sold at yo...

May 9th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Poor Games For Windows Live. The branding and service have been so neglected that it actually gives us a little spring in our step to see someone embracing it, like the way we like to hear about Brad Pitt buying mosquito nets for poor countries. Its latest benefactor is Street Fighter IV on the PC,...

April 28th 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments