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Microsoft pushes PC gaming with new Games For Windows branded titles


Microsoft has been pushing its Games For Windows branding for PC games for over a year now and today the company is holding a press event in San Fransisco to let the media know about their continued commitment to PC gaming while showing off eight third party PC games to the press. Big Download will be there to report on the event. Two of the games, Kung Fu Panda and WALL-E, have already shipped to stores. The other six are Capcom's PC ports of Devil May Cry 4 (due out in early July) and Bionic Commando, 2K Games' Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization, Activision's Call of Duty: World at War, Vivendi Games's Ghostbusters title, and the long awaited Gas Powered-Sega title Space Siege.

Microsoft also plans to show off new PC s with graphics cards from AMD/ATI and Nvidia chips at the event. In addition, Microsoft has announced that 16 PC games will now have the Games for Windows brand on their packaging and marketing:
  • Battlestations: Midway (Eidos)
  • Battlestations: Pacific (Eidos)
  • Borderlands (2K Games)
  • Call of Duty: World at War (Activision)
  • Crysis Warhead (Crytek/EA Partners)
  • Dawn of War 2 (THQ)
  • Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom)
  • Ghostbusters: The Video Game (Sierra Entertainment)
  • Quantum of Solace (Activision)
  • LEGO Batman: The Videogame (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Video Game (Activision)
  • Mafia II (2K Games)
  • Project Origin (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • Red Faction: Guerilla (THQ)
  • Saints Row 2 (THQ)
  • Zoo Tycoon 2: Ultimate Collection (Microsoft Game Studios)

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