Copyright 2008 Microsoft Press Release
[ January 7th 2008 ]
one of the hottest years in video game history,
Microsoft Corp. today announced at the 2008 International
CES the addition of new titles to the Games for
Windows portfolio and strong first-year results
for the Games for Windows initiative. Games for
Windows drove the PC gaming category in 2007 with
some of the most popular Windows-based games available,
and will continue the momentum for Windows-based
gaming in 2008.
for Windows truly thrived in 2007. We went from
two titles in 2006 to a continually growing portfolio
of over 60 titles here at CES 2008," said Kevin
Unangst, senior global director of Games for Windows
in the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft.
on our promise one year ago to reinvigorate the
PC gaming space and bring the best portfolio of
games to Windows. And this is just the beginning.
With our partners, we will continue to drive the
resurgence of Windows-based gaming."
announced the addition of nine new Games for Windows-branded
titles joining the portfolio from renowned publishers
Atari Inc., Capcom, Eidos
Interactive, LucasArts, Microsoft Game Studios,
SEGA and Stardock., bringing the growing Games
for Windows portfolio to more than 60 titles.
for Windows-branded titles announced at CES include
the following: Alone In The Dark, Bionic Commando,
Conflict Denied Ops, LEGO Indiana Jones, Tomb
for Windows-branded titles were among the most
popular Windows- based games purchased as gifts
this holiday," said Bob McKenzie, senior vice
president of merchandising for GameStop Corp.
"Microsoft's efforts to revive Windows-based gaming
have helped grow the category."