Microsoft announces 40 Xbox games for Windows 8

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Windows 8 will launch on October 26 with plenty of Xbox games at its side. Microsoft is fusing all of its properties in Windows 8, and the Xbox brand is poised to replace Games for Windows Live. Xbox games on Windows 8 will also include achievements, leaderboards and other features we’ve come to expect from Xbox Live.

Microsoft says 29 of the initial Xbox games for Windows 8 come from Microsoft Games Studio. All of the games on the list below won’t release at the same time. Some are launch day titles, and others will be released towards the end of 2012 and into 2013.

Some standout titles include Gunstringer: Dead Man Running, BlazBlue Calamity Trigger, Toy Soldiers Cold War, Jetpack Joyride and Hydro Thunder Hurricane. These games will be playable on all devices that run Windows 8 including desktops, laptops and tablets.

Here is the list of Xbox games for Windows 8.

1. 4 Elements II Special Edition
2. A World of Keflings
3. Adera: Episode 1
4. Adera: Episode 2
5. Adera: Episode 3
6. Angry Birds
7. Angry Birds Space
8. Big Buck Hunter Pro
9. BlazBlue Calamity Trigger
10. Collateral Damage
11. Crash Course GO
12. Cut the Rope
13. Disney Fairies
14. Dragon’s Lair
15. Field & Stream Fishing
16. Fruit Ninja
17. Gravity Guy
18. Gunstringer: Dead Man Running
19. Hydro Thunder Hurricane
20. IloMilo
21. iStunt 2
22. Jetpack Joyride
23. Kinectimals Unleashed
24. Microsoft Mahjong
25. Microsoft Minesweeper
26. Microsoft Solitaire Collection
27. Monster Island
28. PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX
29. Pinball FX 2
30. Reckless Racing Ultimate
31. Rocket Riot 3D
32. Shark Dash
33. Shuffle Party
34. Skulls of the Shogun
35. Taptiles
36. Team Crossword
37. The Harvest HD
38. Toy Soldiers Cold War
39. Wordament
40. Zombies!!!

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