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Games for Windows Live Launching in May

By Chris Remo, Mar 13, 2007 11:32pm PDT

Microsoft has just announced that its Games for Windows Live online gaming service, modeled after the successful Xbox Live program, is set to...

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"Sort of, yes, I don't have any console so I can't really confirm, but they do sound sweet."

- melt_core see all 62 comments

Chris Taylor Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 28, 2007 7:09am PST

The 21st episode of the Played gaming podcast is now available, offering an interview with Chris Taylor of Gas Powered Games. Taylor talks about...

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"Good interview. I would have loved to hear him give a play by play about his development of ..."

- Modulus see all 4 comments

Shadowrun Update

By Chris Remo, Feb 22, 2007 10:00pm PST

Last September, I visited FASA Studio to get some hands on time with the upcoming team-based shooter Shadowrun. This week, I had the chance to...

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"Yeah, that's the lame thing with Live Anywhere titles (it sounds like). You're probably stuck ..."

- wytefang see all 43 comments

Lord of the Rings Online Previews

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 20, 2007 6:05am PST

Stratics Central, Kotaku and Games for Windows editor Jeff Green's blog all have new Lord of the Rings Online writeups, offering hands-on...

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Games For Windows Event Coverage

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 06, 2007 6:47am PST

BFME2 Heaven is the latest site with coverage of the recent San Francisco Games for Windows launch event. There is an interview with Microsoft's...

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Games For Windows Article

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 25, 2007 1:23pm PST

Evil Avatar has a Games for Windows Launch Event Report writeup, offering, among other things, brief impressions of Shadowrun, Age of Conan,...

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Games For Windows Article

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 24, 2007 5:45am PST

There's a Games for Windows event article on Team Xbox of all places, offering a brief writeup on Microsoft's most recent press event where they...

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"Just more proof that Computer Gaming World sold out becoming Games for Windows. They say it over ..."

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Warren Spector Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 25, 2006 3:59pm PST

Also on Computer & Video Games is this Q&A with Warren Spector. The game designer is asked about his new project, industry highlights of 2006,...

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"Speaking of too much credit, he gets way too much credit for Thief. He didn't have much to do ..."

- jccalhoun see all 13 comments

Vista Gaming Article

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 08, 2006 4:06am PST

Vista and Games for Windows Update is an IGN article, taking a look at gaming specific features in Microsoft's new Vista OS, as well as the Games...

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"Dang, another article about "vista gaming" that answers very few of my questions. Maybe it's ..."

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Vista Gaming Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 27, 2006 6:43am PST

New at Action Trip today is this Q&A with Rich Wickham, director of Games for Windows at Microsoft. Wickham is asked about Windows Vista as a...

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"So....is Live for Windows kinda like Steam? If it has a good server browser, friends finder, ..."

- flasher 907 see all 10 comments

Mark Rein Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 23, 2006 7:53am PDT

The Computer & Video Games Mark Rein interview continues, with this part focusing on Unreal Engine 3, the PC market, Windows Vista and the Games...

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Microsoft Officially Launches Games for Windows Line

By Chris Remo, Sep 18, 2006 11:43am PDT

Microsoft today announced that it has officially begun its unified Games for Windows program at the retail level with the release of two titles,...

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"I have no idea, I've only seen one picture of it, and it looked like a flip-open cardboard deal. ..."

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Microsoft Gamefest 2006: Microsoft's Games for Windows Plans

By Chris Remo, Aug 13, 2006 10:00pm PDT

During its Gamefest event currently occurring in Seattle, Microsoft announced its intention to bring console development to the masses. At the...

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"he did say mostly - can't hit home runs every time insert juicing jokes here"

- Holesinswiss see all 98 comments

IEMA Updates PC Packaging, Merges with VSDA

By Chris Remo, May 23, 2006 1:00pm PDT

Last month, the Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association and the Video Software Dealers Association announced that the two industry trade...

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"in Europe game publishers are using DVD boxes for several years already, and there was kind of ..."

- yuried see all 96 comments

Peter Moore on Games for Windows

By Chris Remo, Feb 13, 2006 10:30am PST

Microsoft's Peter Moore, formerly of the Xbox division and now in charge of both Xbox and the Games for Windows group, has reiterated Microsoft's...

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"I didn't say it would automatically lead to be better games. All I said was making PC games move ..."

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