Microsoft reveals 40 Popular Games for upcoming Windows 8 OS

'Angry Birds,' 'Angry Birds Space,' 'Fruit Ninja' coming to Windows 8

Rovio Entertainment populars, the "Angry Birds" and "Angry Birds Space" - will be available for Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS. Also in the list is Half Brick's highly addictive, time killing game, the Fruit Ninja. The OS will begin shipping on October 26, 2012.

This is the first instalment of Xbox games for Microsoft's highly-awaited Windows 8 OS. Notably, Microsoft is discreetly focussing on XBox and OS and their integration.

A Total of 40 games are in the List, out of which 29 games are from Microsoft Studios.

Some Game titles also work on the Xbox console. The games will be available through the Games app that comes with Windows 8 and through the Windows Store.

Here is the full list of games that will be available 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

Notably, the Xbox is also announcing support from Rovio, Miniclip, Gameloft, ZeptoLab, Glu Mobile, Halfbrick Studios who are also bringing Xbox games to Windows 8 in this first wave.

The company doesn't reveal, if the games would work on Windows RT OS, which is designed for tablets and PCs that run on ARM-based chips.

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