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Windows 8's Gunstringer: Dead Man Running developed by Other Ocean

The Gunstringer: Dead Man Running is a significant departure from the original game. For one thing, it's not a Kinect game for Xbox, but rather a Windows 8 game for PCs and tablets. For another, development is taking place not in Austin, but up north in Canada at Other Ocean Interactive. Most signi...

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Black Ops 2's PC specifications herald end of Windows XP support

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, w...

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Skulls of the Shogun playable at PAX Prime, trailer visible right here

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. Skull...

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Microsoft's first wave of Xbox Live games for Windows 8

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 Hy...

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Atari classics go HTML5 for Windows 8 tablets and browsers

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...

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Unreal Engine 3 now on Windows 8 and Windows RT

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...

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Microsoft unveils new logo for the first time in 25 years

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...

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Unity 4 bringing code together on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 as well

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 durin...

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Windows 8 gets 'Xbox Windows' games; Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong getting achievements

Finally, you'll receive real, tangible rewards for your mad Minesweeper skills soon enough – that is, if you upgrade to Windows 8. According to Xbox 360 Achievements.org, Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong are all getting achievements akin to those seen in current Xbox 360 and Games For Window...

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Microsoft Surface launching alongside Windows 8 this October

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...

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