Entries in 'vista' (10)

Comet accused of selling counterfeit Windows copies

Comet accused of selling counterfeit Windows copies

Big box retailer Comet is being taken to court by Microsoft following accusations that it has been selling illegal copies of Windows XP and Windows Vista.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 10:49AM in News
Gaming firms battered in Fortune tech flop list

Gaming firms battered in Fortune tech flop list

EA’s Spore might have been getting some love from US magazine Time, but fellow mag Fortune has seen fit to include the title in its list of ‘9 top ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2008 at 11:05AM in News
PC Gears to require Windows Live account

PC Gears to require Windows Live account

In much the same way that PC gamers hoping to indulge in a spot of Halo 2 and Shadowrun were forced to upgrade to Windows Vista, Microsoft has stated to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2007 at 2:07PM in News
DirectX 10 games cracked for XP

DirectX 10 games cracked for XP

Microsoft may be championing Shadowrun and Halo 2 as the forerunners of the new generation of Windows Vista gaming, but a hacking group by the name of warez has released ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2007 at 1:14PM in News

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US Halo 2 Vista delayed by nudity

US Halo 2 Vista delayed by nudity

Having been scheduled to arrive at North American retail earlier this week, Microsoft has admitted that it has postponed the release of the Vista version of Halo 2 due to ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2007 at 11:30AM in News
Vista sells 20m in a month

Vista sells 20m in a month

Microsoft has announced that it sold 20 million consumer copies of Windows Vista globally in February.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2007 at 11:45AM in News
MS reaffirms commitment to Games for Windows

MS reaffirms commitment to Games for Windows

Following recent criticism from Valve’s Doug Lombardi, Microsoft has restated that its investment in the Games for Windows brand will be a long-term strategy, and is more than simply an ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2007 at 10:00AM in News
Windows Live to arrive this May

Windows Live to arrive this May

Microsoft’s Windows Live service, a key part of its Games for Windows push, will arrive in Europe on May 18th, ten days after its North American debut. Its release will ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2007 at 10:00AM in News

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Valve jumps on DirectX 10 bandwagon

Valve jumps on DirectX 10 bandwagon

Valve boss Doug Lombardi has confirmed that the latest instalment in the globally popular Half-Life franchise will support Microsoft’s new Windows Vista graphics standard, reports Game Informer.

by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2007 at 9:30AM in News
Microsoft: Vista sales forecasts are exaggerated

Microsoft: Vista sales forecasts are exaggerated

In a conference call with financial analysts, Ballmer said lower selling prices, limited corporate sales and software piracy may result in lower revenues than expected, ARN News reports.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 20th 2007 at 10:30AM in News