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More stories on: Windows 8


DirectX 11.1 could be locked to Windows 8

Uh oh, it’s a technical news story about DirectX.  Well, I’ll do my best.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on DirectX 11.1 could be locked to Windows 8

Windows Store will sell ‘Mature’ games, but not yet

The Windows Store will sell M-rated games, Microsoft has confirmed, but not until it has sorted out issues with different rating systems.

By John Robertson | 26 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Windows Store will sell ‘Mature’ games, but not yet

Xbox Music launches tomorrow with 30 million songs

Microsoft’s re-jigged and re-branded method of offering streaming music through the Xbox 360 launches tomorrow as ‘Xbox Music’.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Xbox Music launches tomorrow with 30 million songs

Notch doesn’t like Windows 8, doesn’t want Minecraft on the OS

The outspoken creator of Minecraft, Markuss ‘Notch’ Persson, has stood in the way of Microsoft’s attempt to certify the game for Windows 8.

By John Robertson | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Notch doesn’t like Windows 8, doesn’t want Minecraft on the OS

Xbox Live Arcade games coming to Windows 8 platforms

The first set of Xbox Live Arcade games that will be available on Windows 8 platforms has been revealed by Microsoft.

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Xbox Live Arcade games coming to Windows 8 platforms