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by Christopher Metz 0
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Transfer Dark Souls Games for Windows Live Data Over to Steam This November

Namco Bandai is pleased to announced that Games for Windows Live users will soon be able to move their Dark Souls: Prepare to Die titles, game saves, as well as any unlocked achievements over to Steam! If you're a Dark Souls fan and want to be amongst thousands of gamers via the Steam platform, here's your chance to migrate over.

by Paul Acevedo 3
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Iron Brigade Now Available on Steam and as Charming as Ever

Iron Brigade (formerly known as Trenched) won many Xbox 360 gamers' hearts with its retro sci-fi setting, unique combination of third-person shooting and tower defense, trademark Double Fine charm, and of course: 4-player online co-op. Last week, Double Fine surprised us all by announcing the impending arrival of a PC version. Now Iron Brigade is on Steam at last, complete with Games for Windows Live support for the Achievement lovers out there. Good news: the game is just as great on computer as it was on consoles.

by Marc Allie 1
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Age of Empires Online Beta Access Open Right Now

Be honest with yourself, dear reader.  Deep down, haven't you always wanted a pet elephant to ride around on?  Maybe even stomp a puddle in your enemies with it, just for kicks?  You can make all your loxodont dreams come true RIGHT NOW, by signing up for the Age of Empires Online beta.  Just head to this website and register, and let the downloading begin.  Age of Empires Online will be free to play, and includes a healthy dose of co-op quests for you to complete with your friends.  Even if they choose not to ride into battle on war elephants.

by Katrina Pawlowski 3
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Age of Empires Online: Free To Play, Co-op Quests Included

The MMO playing model has moved away from a lot of the pay-to-play aspect - that is to say, they’ve been largely moving away from the monthly subscription fee. Instead it looks like games like the upcoming Age of Empires Online will only cost money if you really want that premium experience. Players of a casual persuasion and the hardcore crowd will be able to play together to complete the games co-op quests in an MMO/RTS environment, all without restriction.

by Nick Puleo 0
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Games for Windows Marketplace Relaunches

Microsoft have relaunched their Games for Windows Marketplace, taking the service away from a stand alone program into a browser based version of the online store.  The new page not only allows you to browse the entire Games for Windows catalog to download on demand title, but the homepage showcases the latest deals and exclusives to the service.  For instance, right now you can snag Borderlands for only $9.99 on the service.

by Nick Puleo 1
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Weekend Digital Co-Op Deals - 4/24/2010

  Left 4 Dead 2 highlights the digital deals this weekend, no doubt spurned by the recent DLC.  A good deal for those of you that may have missed the original as well is a two pack of L4D and L4D2 for $33 bucks.   Steam Left 4 Dead 2 - $20.09 (33% Off) Left 4 Dead 2 Four Pack - $60.29 (33% Off) Left 4 Dead + Left 4 Dead 2 - $33.49 (33% Off) Trine - $5 (75% Off)   Good Old Games Descent + Descent 2 - $4.19 (50% Off) Descent 3 + Expansion - $4.19 (50% Off) Freespace + Expansion - $4.19 (50% Off) Freespace 2 - $4.19 (50% Off)   Impulse THQ Ultimate Bundle - $99.99 (71% Off) [Includes multiple co-op titles]   Games for Windows Resident Evil 5 - $24.99 (50% Off)

by Nick Puleo 9
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Microsoft Store Prints Games on Demand

Along with the launch of Windows 7 last week, Microsoft launched another huge initiative - retail stores.  Much like Apple does with their stores, Microsoft wants users to have a one stop shop for everything under the MS brand including PC and Xbox video games.  In fact, you can actually bring your Xbox into one for service should you find yourself with one of those dreaded errors.

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