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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 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.

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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)

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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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Games for Windows Live Stand Alone Client Launches

Microsoft has launched a stand alone client (download here) for their recently updated Games for Windows Live service.  The client features a Marketplace, Media and Overview section; but what's surprisingly missing is anyway to browse achievements, view your friends list, or send and receive messages.  Granted this is only the first release of the client, but right now it's little more than a glorified webrowser into the marketplace.  I know personally the marketplace is the last of those listed features I wanted from a standalone client.

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