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4:00 PM on 05.19.2011

Fable III: The PC Experience

There's no denying that the Fable franchise is a feather in Microsoft's hat when it comes to exclusive titles. The original game attracted many players as then PC-bound luminary Peter Molyneaux's big console debut, helping &n...

Josh Tolentino

2:20 PM on 04.21.2011

Fable III PC coming to Steam, pre-orders detailed

PC gamers looking forward to exploring the world of Albion and Fable III won't be forced to leave the house or using Games for Windows Marketplace. Microsoft has announced that Fable III will also be coming to Steam. The game...

Nick Chester

2:40 PM on 03.09.2011

Microsoft: Games For Windows Live will get better

Microsoft has said that Games For Windows Live will stop being a massive amount of Pol Pot's spunk. Well ... it was a bit more diplomatic than that, promising instead that after a "rocky start," the PC gaming service will get...

Jim Sterling

9:00 PM on 12.07.2010

PC deals: Max Payne 2, Eets, and Evil Genius

Gather 'round, my PC brethren! We've got a few discounts you'll want to take advantage of. Games for Windows continues it's daily $0.99 deal with Max Payne 2, which normally goes for $9.99 on the service. Worth picking up, es...

Jordan Devore

3:00 PM on 11.21.2010

Grab Age of Empires III collection for 10 cents today

The Games for Windows marketplace has Age of Empires III: The Complete Collection for 10 cents today only. That's $0.10, £0.10 or €0.10 in case you were wondering. The Complete Collection includes Age of Empires II...

Maurice Tan

3:20 PM on 04.23.2010

Illuminating upon Blacklight: Tango Down

When a game makes a decision to be multiplayer-focused, there are a lot of risks involved. After all, any multiplayer shooter is only going to be as good as its core players, and every new entrant is going to struggle against...

Ben Perlee

8:00 PM on 02.25.2010

Batman Arkham Asylum PC gets price slash tomorrow

Steam, Schmeam. Games on Demand for Windows LIVE also offers promotional pricing for select premium games. For example, starting tomorrow and running until March 1st, you'll be able to pick up Batman: Arkham Asylum for 75% pe...

Brad Nicholson

12:44 AM on 01.29.2010

GTA: Episodes From Liberty City hitting PS3, PC in March

Rockstar has announced that the two Grand Theft Auto IV episodes, billed together as Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City, will finally be released for the PlayStation 3 and PC on March 30, 2010. Grand Theft Auto: The...

Samit Sarkar

5:20 PM on 12.03.2009

Games for Windows LIVE getting Games on Demand

Games on Demand, the Xbox 360's way of letting you spend a needless amount of extra cash on games for the convenience of not leaving your home, is making its way to Games for Windows LIVE. The service will be added on Decembe...

Jordan Devore

1:00 AM on 10.02.2009

Brad Wardell on GFWL: 'You can't do that on the PC'

In an interview with Shacknews, Stardock's Brad Wardell gave some great insight into why the company has been fighting so heavily for PC gamers' rights, which you should read about. But for the sake of this story, however, we...

Jordan Devore

1:00 AM on 09.18.2009

Batman: Arkham Asylum 'Insane Night' DLC is out

Around three days ago, Eidos got around to confirming -- and detailing -- that whole “free Batman: Arkham Asylum” thing we kept talking about on Destructoid. Now that downloadable content has arrived. Earlier on t...

Brad Nicholson

12:00 PM on 08.06.2009

Sure, why not: Games for Windows LIVE 3.0 is here

Now I know quite a few of you are perfectly fine with having Steam on your system and nothing else, but believe me when I say there are a group of people who are really into Games for Windows LIVE. This news -- even though th...

Jordan Devore

10:40 AM on 07.14.2009

Fallout 3 DLC Mothership Zeta screens, details announced

Space, the final frontier. No voyage here...yet. You're stuck in a mothership hovering above the Capital Wastelands, doing your best to fight your way off before the *gulp* probes. Well, maybe there isn't really probes i...

Dale North

2:20 PM on 03.04.2009

GFW LIVE not going down without a fight, nabs Batman: Arkham Asylum

Earlier this morning, we received a news tip via carrier pigeon. Nothing too out of the ordinary, at least in comparison to some of the insanity that takes place at this fine establishment. But what really got me interested w...

Jordan Devore

9:23 AM on 11.13.2008

Microsoft versus Steam ... FIGHT!

Microsoft has a thing for trying to corner other peoples' markets, it seems. Not content to bullrush the games industry in the first place, then desperately grasp for some of Nintendo's fanbase, Microsoft is now looking to ri...

Jim Sterling

7:28 PM on 11.12.2008

Games for Windows LIVE nabs a sexy new user interface

While the digital download content provider of choice among Destructoid readers is no doubt Steam, there are certainly those out there who support Games for Windows LIVE (now that it's finally free); this post is for you.In t...

Jordan Devore