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If you're excited to get Black Ops 2 for your Windows XP PC, prepare for disappointment. The FAQ page for the game's PC specifications reveals it's the first Call of Duty to not support the aged operating system.Black Ops 2 is by no means the first major PC game not to support XP. Sleeping Dogs, wh...

September 4th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Skulls of the Shogun is coming to just about everything Windows 8; Windows 8 PCs, Windows 8 phones, Windows 8 tablets. Oh, and Xbox. The turn-based strategy game supports cross-platform play across all those Windows, a nifty feature PAX Prime attendees can sample for themselves this weekend.Skulls...

August 31st 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft revealed its first wave of Xbox Live games coming to Windows 8, with 29 games from Microsoft Studios. The first batch will be available October 26 and will span "Windows 8 PC, laptop, or tablet."Some curious titles that jump out to us in this list are Gunstringer: Dead Man Running and Hyd...

August 31st 2012 at 9:23am 0 Comments
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A new platform means a new chance for Atari to sell its classics. For Windows 8 tablets, it's partnered with Microsoft for a browser-based "Atari Arcade," featuring updated, remade games like Pong, Missile Command, and Centipede, done in HTML5.They're designed to work in all "modern" browsers, but...

August 30th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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If you still have the capacity to be surprised by learning that Unreal Engine 3 now runs on a new thing, prepare to be surprised. Unreal Engine 3 now runs on both Windows 8 and Windows RT, Epic has announced. It's not exactly shocking that Epic's workhorse engine is on Windows 8, though the news is...

August 29th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft unveiled a new logo for the first time in 25 years today. The company's name now appears in the smoother, more modern Segoe font, and next to it is Window 8's 'flag', but with four colored squares. Going by the video after the jump, the blue square appears to represent Windows, the red sq...

August 23rd 2012 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Stop being all worried that the Unity development engine won't support Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices – it totally does. Er, it will at least, whenever Unity 4 launches (currently unknown). Unity Technologies announced intentions to support Microsoft's flagship operating systems during...

August 22nd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Surface is launching on (or near) October 26, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. "The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012. At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of Microsoft-de...

July 30th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Earlier this week Valve head honcho Gabe Newell made headlines by labeling Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8 operating system "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space." Newell, whose company is responsible for the Steam digital download service, is concerned that Microsoft's move toward a clos...

July 27th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments