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Microsoft releases Xbox One controller drivers for PC

Microsoft has released a set of drivers that enable Xbox One controller support for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows PCs. The Xbox One controller works with any game that currently features support for the Xbox 360 controller. After installing Microsoft's drivers, players can immediately start using...

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Microsoft praises Valve, vows 'renewed focus' on PC games

With the dust of the Xbox One launch having settled, Microsoft corporate vice president Phil Spencer is ready to turn the company's attention toward the future of PC gaming. During a recent roundtable discussion at GDC, Spencer was asked his thoughts on Valve Software, and more specifically, the...

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Former Steam boss quietly exits Microsoft after six months [Update: Microsoft responds]

Jason Holtman has seemingly left Microsoft less than six months after he was hired to head up the company's renewed PC gaming initiative. According to his LinkedIn page (via Neowin), Holtman left his position at Microsoft in January. Neither Microsoft nor Holtman himself have confirmed the...

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South Park pre-orders now live on Steam, bonus pack included

Ubisoft is now accepting digital pre-orders for the Steam version of Obsidian's South Park: The Stick of Truth, offering up a series of exclusive bonus costumes as incentive for players to join the game's merry band of foul-mouthed fourth-graders on their quest. Players who pre-order The Stick...

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PSA: Final Fantasy 3 now available on Windows Phone

Final Fantasy 3 is now available on Windows Phone devices, but don't go a-downloading and expect those old NES graphics from 1990; This version of FF3 is the 2006 3D remake that was originally released for Nintendo DS. Since it's on Windows Phone now, players also get the added benefit of Xbox...

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Report: 'Threshold' updates to unify Windows, Xbox One platforms

Microsoft is planning to make strides toward one ecosystem for all its platforms with "Threshold," the codename for a series of individual platform updates that will more closely unite Windows Phone, Windows PC and Xbox One. According to a report on ZDNet, "Threshold" will include updates to all...

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DualShock 4 will work with Windows for 'basic functions'

The PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller will have compatibility "for basic functions" on Windows PCs out of the box, Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed via Twitter. When asked on Twitter if Sony would release a driver for the DualShock...

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PixelJunk Shooter coming to PC in November

Q-Games' twin-stick action-adventure game PixelJunk Shooter is coming to Windows, Mac and Linux on November 11 via Steam and other digital download services. Originally released as a PlayStation 3 exclusive in 2009, PixelJunk Shooter challenges players to rescue stranded crewmates in a hostile...

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BioShock 2 re-released on Steam with Minerva's Den

2K Games has relaunched its undersea first-person shooter BioShock 2 on Steam, bundling it with add-on content and stripping away its once-restrictive Games for Windows Live integration. The Steam version of BioShock 2 includes the base game and all previously-released multiplayer downloadable...

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VVVVVV, Escape Goat star in GOG.com's 5 for $5 indie game sale

Taking a cue from the roast beef artisans at Arby's, Good Old Games is offering a 5 for $5 sale on a collection of indie games recently added to the storefront's online catalog. GOG's Super 5 Promo includes Terry Cavanagh's VVVVVV, Smudged Cat Games' Adventures of Shuggy and Gateways,...

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