Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985 as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world's personal computer market with over 90% market share, overtaking Mac OS, which had been introduced in 1984.As of April 2014, the most recent versions of Windows for personal computers, smartphones, server computers and embedded devices are respectively Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Embedded 8.
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    • Browser-based Twine 2.0 now available, works on Linux and tablets

      Twine, a tool for making web-based text games, is known for enabling people with little to no programming skills to create games. Since it makes choose-your-own-adventure style text games, the Twine engine has been used by minorities as a way to get their stories out there. Until now it has only been available to Windows and Mac users, but Twine 2.

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    • Gunslinger Stratos Reloaded announced for PC

      Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation also announced. Square Enix’s popular arcade game Gunslinger Stratos is getting a PC version. Gunslinger Stratos Reloaded is a four-versus-four online multiplayer action shooter for Windows. Players can choose from a variety of characters and weapons, and are tasked with destroying the enemy team’s core.

      Sal Romano/ Gematsu- 4 readers -
    • Free Steam keys for Dragon, Unclaimed World, FIST OF AWESOME

      IndieGames and FreekeyFridays bring you another set of free indie games. Freekeyfridays was created as a way to garner exposure for indies through giving away a mix of well-known indie games and up-and-coming titles. This week's games are: Unclaimed World (Steam, Windows), FIST OF AWESOME (Steam, Windows, Mac) and Dragon (Steam, Windows, Mac, Linux). There are two ways to win this week. 4 readers -
  • Dys4ia by Anna Anthropy finds a new home on

    … This week, Anna Anthropy released her autobiographical game Dys4ia on You can purchase it for Windows or Mac for $5 USD, or donate more if you wish. Dys4ia is a short, reflective collection of mini-games based on Anthropy's experiences starting hormone replacement therapy, each sequence a glimpse into different moments, decisions… 2 readers -

  • Freeware Pick: Flippin' Phones (BlauwPrint)

    … The title of Flippin' Phones could be taken two ways: either as a disdainful exclamation, "Flippin' phones!" spoken by someone truly disappointed by today's digitized pasttimes, or "flipping phones," which is the actual thing you do in the game. With arms flailing, your only goal in Flippin' Phones is to flip as many phones out of the hands… 2 readers -
  • Sportsfriends comes to PC today without Johann Sebastian Joust

    … Windows is engineered in a way that makes it infeasible for us to get pairing working robustly," the update continues. "We looked for experts to help us, and even got in touch with an engineer at Microsoft, who told us 'this is NOT possible in any way shape or form.' Yeah, we weren't too thrilled either." All platforms will share the rest…

    Ozzie Mejia/ Shacknews- 2 readers -
  • Out There: Omega Edition is looking tasty

    … Recent Posts Out There: Omega Edition is looking tasty -December 19, 2014 11:00 AM Ludum Dare 31: Murder in space, a really fast piano, and more -December 19, 2014 8:55 AM SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition brings ASCII roleplaying to Steam -December 18, 2014 5:00 AM Great Big War Game dev's tale is a warning to be careful when choosing publishers…

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  • Ludum Dare 31: Murder in space, a really fast piano, and more

    … by Deconstructeam (6 members) | 72-hour Jam | Windows, Web (Non-Unity) An intriguing murder mystery in space. You are the ship's AI system, recently rebooted with some data missing and tasked with figuring out who killed one of the crew members. You only have 10 days, and it's not easy to figure out. The team members include folks who worked on Gods…

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  • Update 1.2 for This War of Mine

    … NPC behaviors were improved - Fixed screen resolution and refresh rate detection problem, which caused black screen and / or computer freeze on Windows – Fixed black screen issue on Linux and OSX 10.6.8 – Improved game stability based on crashdumps sent by players – Fixed a bug with blocked container icons in the shelter – Fixed a bug…

    Brad Austin/ Gamers Sphere- 10 readers -
  • Holy crap, this Hotline Miami 2 vinyl is cool

    … iam8bit has opened pre-orders for the Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Collector's Edition Vinyl ahead of its first quarter 2015 ship date. (Is that when the game is releasing? Hope so!) At $60, the three-record set features 28 tracks, Steam codes for both Hotline Miami 2 (Windows/Mac/Linux) and the digital soundtrack, and one badass tri-fold jacket. What a beauty. The store page promises "even more art in here that will be revealed soon!" It's a good thing I'm not into vinyl. I wouldn't be able to resist. …

    Jordan Devore/ destructoid- 1 readers -
  • Indie Royale The Debut 22 Bundle is Now Out

    …! are all in this week’s bundle. These fantastic games are all compatible with Windows. East Tower – Akio, StarNomad and Make it Indie! are also available for Mac whilst Make it Indie! is also on Linux. All 7 of these games come DRM Free. These developers are looking for your support and your votes to get their games out of Steam Greenlight…

    Galit Gordon/ Gaming Cypher- 2 readers -

  • SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition brings ASCII roleplaying to Steam

    … We have already declared our love for SanctuaryRPG and I can't help but feel happy to see this unique, bonkers and quite hilarious ASCII RPG grow. Not only has it received countless of updates, but it has finally expanded itself into SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition which is available for early access (Windows) on Steam. The game retains its ASCII…

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  • Cosmochoria Wii U port facing multiple issues

    …. The worry is that I am then out the money for the Development Kit but also completely unable to properly port the game on it due to the technical limitations. Alternatively, that money could be used for further development of the actual game (for Windows/Mac/Linux), or to put it towards a budget to redevelop the game in another engine entirely (something…

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