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Batman: Arkham games drop Games for Windows Live

I had long wanted to play Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham Origins on PC for the prettier graphics and improved physics, but the Games for Windows Live requirement pushed me into playing both titles on console. That's no longer an issue. Si...

 
 
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No Games for Windows Live in Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins is slowly winning me over -- and in unexpected ways -- after initially not sounding like a worthy follow-up. The fact that the upcoming prequel won't follow Arkham Asylum and Arkham City's example of using G...

 
 
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Games for Windows Live Marketplace closing soon

The Xbox.com PC Marketplace, which is where you can go to purchase Games for Windows Live titles, you non-existent person, you, is about to shut down. Microsoft has set its closure for the very near future: August 22, 2013. "We encourage yo...

 
 
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Capcom is taking the Ultra SF IV PC version seriously

Capcom has been particularly open about the development of Ultra Street Fighter IV, which is pretty refreshing, given that it feels like they're trying harder to listen to their fans this time around. One of those areas is stepping up PC su...

 
 
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Ms. Splosion Man jumps to Steam, Game for Windows, WP7

Accompanying the just-released iOS version of Ms. Splosion Man, the lighthearted platformer is also now available for Steam (Windows only), Games for Windows, and Windows Phone 7. The pricing on those first two ports is $9.99, while the WP...

 
 
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Resident Evil: Revelations hitting Steam, Origin & GFWL

Resident Evil: Revelations is making the jump from handheld to all the major consoles and PC this May. Capcom is upping the visuals and adding a bunch of extras for the re-release, but it's the PC version that will give players the best vis...

 
 
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BioShock Infinite PC won't have SecuROM or GFWL

During his Reddit AMA, Irrational Games saucepot Ken Levine promised concerned PC gamers that BioShock Infinite would not repeat the mistakes of the past, claiming it'll be "right at home" on computers. Most crucially, Infinite is ditching ...

 
 
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Preview: Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition

Praise The Sun! After the Internet’s impromptu petition to get Dark Souls released onto the PC, Namco Bandai and From Software have done right by the community, and even took things a few steps further. Now, PC gamers will prepare to ...

 
 
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E3: A lot of shady folks in these Dishonored screens

It seems that the whaling city of Dunwall sure is full of a lot unsavoury individuals, each looking to cut you worse than the last one did. But don't forget that Dunwall has its fair share of interesting sites to take in; like the...

 
 
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Dark Souls PC uses GFWL, gamers mobilize to stop it

The above header image is what gamers' hopes and dreams likely saw when news emerged that Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition would be using Games For Windows Live, known throughout the land as a load of shit. If you feel miserable at this i...

 
 
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Microsoft Flight appears on Steam with a DLC bundle

I wouldn't have necessarily expected a game like Microsoft Flight to show up on Steam, but such an arrival does put the free-to-play flight sim in front of a bunch of new gamers, so you can't really argue with those results. There's also a ...

 
 
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Hooray! Skyrim won't use Games for Windows LIVE

When the collector's edition for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was announced, PC gamers got themselves in a bit of a tizzy because the box art revealed the dreaded Games for Windows logo. Those gamers can breathe a collective sigh of relief, ...

 
 
 
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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  raise the X...

 
 
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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 should now be ...

 
 
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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 better.  ...

 
 
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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, especially if you...

 
 
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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 III as well as Th...

 
 
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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 the more estab...

 
 
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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% percent off its d...

 
 
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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 Lost and Damne...

 
 
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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 December 15, with a fe...

 
 
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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 are going to l...

 
 
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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 the 17th, the po...

 
 
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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 they probably kno...

 
 




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