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Batman: Arkham City swoops to PC on November 18

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...

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BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger half off on Games for Windows

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...

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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City preview: Left 2 Die

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...

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Fable 3 will be crowned on Steam as well as Games for Windows

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...

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Street Fighter IV, Square Enix titles 50% off on GFW marketplace

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,...

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Games for Windows Marketplace gets competitive, relaunching Nov. 15

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...

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Xbox Game Room pricing, partners detailed

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...

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Games For Windows getting 'easier' for indies, Microsoft eager for multi-touch games

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced an initiative to streamline the certification process of games coming to its Games for Windows platform. In doing so, the company effectively offered an olive branch to small developers and publishers who had previously been unable for a variety of reasons...

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E3 Games for Windows Live announcements? Not so much!

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...

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Street Fighter IV PC comes packin' ... a fightpad

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...

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