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Xbox Live coming to Windows Mobile

Microsoft is planning to ramp up its mobile gaming activities, tying Windows Mobile into its Xbox Live community. At least, that’s what it says it’s doing in a job advert for a Principal Program Manager – Live Engagement Job, which was uncovered by MobileTechWorld: "We’re connecting players via the Live …

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Games on demand arrives on GFWL

Having bought full-game digital distribution to Xbox 360 earlier this year, Microsoft has now gone live with its games on demand service for PC platform Games for Windows Live. The launch line-up includes Codemasters’ Colin McRae Dirt 2, Bethesda’s Fallout 3, Eidos’ Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, THQ’s Red Faction: …

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Games for Windows introduces Games-On-Demand

Microsoft is to introduce games-on-demand as part of the Games for Windows Live service, mirroring the introduction of a similar retail portal on Xbox Live earlier this year. Titles confirmed for launch include Capcom’s Resident Evil 5, THQ’s Red Faction Guerrilla, Eidos’ Battlestations: Pacific as well as some indie offerings …

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Windows 7 to advance PC gaming

Windows 7 will be the PC gaming platform of choice, Microsoft has told MCV. The firm is confident that a host of new technological upgrades – which includes DirectX 11 and multi-touch screens – will finally give consumers a reason to upgrade to a new operating system. We believe Windows …

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Games For Windows Live 3.0 arrives

Microsoft has released the newest edition of its online PC service, Games for Windows Live.

 The most significant addition to Microsoft’s new platform is how users can access the Marketplace in the middle of a game. 

 The Xbox 360 manufacturer says that when players buy an item from the …

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Google takes on MS with open-source OS

First of all it took control of the browser market. Then Google attempted to become a software provider with apps like Gmail, Google Docs and Google Maps. Next came its bold new mobile OS but nothing to date compares to Google’s recently unveiled next move – the Windows-rivalling Google Chrome …

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