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Over 100 million individuals have purchased Windows 8 licenses from Microsoft in roughly six months. Tami Reller, co-head of Microsoft's Windows division, told Reuters an OS update is due by the end of the year, code-named Windows Blue. "We've considered a lot of different scenarios to help tradit...

May 8th 2013 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Adorable auto-runner Rayman Jungle Run is now available on the Windows Store, downloadable on Windows 8 and RT devices. The Windows version includes the original 40 levels plus the 10 levels thrown in for free late last year. It's priced $2.99.Ubisoft's classy downloadable evolution of Rayman Origi...

March 7th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Zen Studios is currently having issues with the recently released Star Wars Pinball on Windows 8 machines. Following up with the developer after receiving several tips this morning about a "Not_Yet_Localized" error on the Microsoft operating system, the company tells us it's working with MS to res...

February 28th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Zen Studios has been working on its tower-defense game CastleStorm for well over a year now. During an appointment with the developer, Joystiq has learned the game is currently set for launch on Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8 sometime in April.CastleStorm is essentially a 2D, physics-based destruct...

February 5th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Arcadecraft, the 80s arcade management sim from Firebase Industries, is available now on Xbox Live Indie Games for 240 MS Points ($3). In Arcadecraft, players must dig themselves out of debt with the latest craze in entrepreneurship, starting an arcade. As owner and manager, players purchase arcade...

February 3rd 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Full disclosure: I've never died before. I have no idea what the afterlife looks like, where it's located, who runs its admissions process or if it even exists. I just don't. However, if an afterlife does exist, I'd be totally fine if it resembled the fantastical environment in Skulls of the Shogun...

January 31st 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Skulls of the Shogun will launch at a special introductory price on January 30. Both the Windows 8 and Windows Surface versions will launch at a reduced $10 (normally $15), while the Windows Phone version will be available for $5, down from its normal $7.The timing on the promotional launch place i...

January 23rd 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Originally due in November, the Windows 8 and Windows RT version of Pac-Man Championship Edition DX are available now. Being compatible with both Windows 8 and Windows RT, you don't have to try to remember exactly which Surface tablet you bought; it'll work on any of them.Pricing on the Windows 8 v...

January 15th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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The live-action Gunstringer spinoff The Wavy Tube Man Chronicles is now available on Windows 8 PCs and tablets, providing an awfully idiosyncratic endorsement for the new platform.If all you want is to spend $1.49 on a live-action time-travel pseudo-Western b-movie shooting game, Windows 8 is sudde...

December 11th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Southend Interactive's adorable bipartisan platformer/puzzle game, ilomilo, has made its way to Microsoft's latest operating system, in the form of ilomilo plus. Available on the Windows 8-centric Windows Store for $6.99, plus is an enhanced port of the XBLA version of the game, with two new charac...

December 5th 2012 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has pinpointed the price points for both versions of its forthcoming Surface Pro tablet, which is set to release sometime in January. When the new year does roll around, the 64GB Surface Pro will cost $899, while its 128GB twin will go for $999.Both versions come with a stylus and otherwi...

November 30th 2012 at 12:45pm 0 Comments