Some XBLA games are gonna be released for Windows 8!

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  1. ComeTurismO
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    Something shocking I found on IGN.
    According to this website; some Xbox 360 games are gonna be games too, for Windows 8!
    On the website, it says there will be achievements, multiplayer, and more!

    This is really surprising and exciting! On the list, 96% of all of those games are my favorite.
    What games you ask?

    Can't wait!

    *Source*
     
  2. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

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    BlazBlue :wub:
    Nice.
     
  3. Lilith Valentine

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    Not really that interesting of line up :unsure:
    Other than BlazBlue Calamity Trigger.
     
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  4. DinohScene

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    Microsoft Mahjong
    Microsoft Minesweeper
    Microsoft Solitaire Collection

    LOL

    Pretty much standard in every windows version except for Mahjong?


    I also think the title is a little bit to deceptive.
    It should say: Some Xbox Live Arcade instead of just plain Xbox 360.
     
  5. retrodoctor

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    This is very...underwhelming.
     
  6. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    Yeah, title was misleading. Requested change.

    But yeah this list isn't all that amazing, it's missing quite a few titles from XBLA that were great. Oh well, at least it's something.
     
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  7. Bobbyloujo

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    I freakin' love Mahjong. Seriously.
     
  8. FireGrey

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    I don't see how they're going to compete with Steam.
     
  9. Clarky

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    when Dragons Lair looks like one of the better titles you know you goofed somewhere. nd here I was hoping that Halo 3-Reach would finally get there pc ports
     
  10. frogboy

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    When I didn't see Rez HD, I died a little inside.
     
  11. Pleng

    Pleng GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    It being built into Windows and a load of people not knowing about Steam is a good start.

    But then the EU Courts will probably have Microsoft for uncompetitive practices if they bundle it with the OS....



    Oh and... no Daytona? Not interested
     
  12. TwinRetro

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    That's like saying The App store or Google Play is competing with Steam.

    From the line up, it looks like it's going to be bogged down with a bunch of casual mobile-app-like fare.
     
  13. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    I read title, and then I was like "Skyrim?"
    But there's already a PC version.
     
  14. Pleng

    Pleng GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Sorry, I don't follow?
     
  15. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    He's saying that the two aren't competing.
     
  16. Gahars

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    THE WAIT IS OVER!
     
  17. YayMii

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    Kinda, but they're all upgraded "Xbox" versions... Mahjong has like 15 different setups, Solitaire has 5 different types (some of which I don't think have been used yet), and Minesweeper has an Adventure mode.
    Oh, and they all have achievements and (soon) a daily challenge mode.
     
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  18. shakirmoledina

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    and then everyone else was scared and threatened
     
  19. Pleng

    Pleng GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Oh ok. Well considering that these will be available on desktop computers, and presumably the store will be built into Windows, I'd say they are competitors.
     
  20. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    Why? They have no reason to be, and technically speaking they're not even selling to the same crowds (they don't even have the same games). Heck, I doubt Microsoft's even looking at Steam and vice versa, there's no competition to be had. The two simply co-exist, but one's not going to affect the sales of the other.
     
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