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Microsoft Windows 8 Games: Software Developer War or Empty Words?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft’s Windows 8 is taking some heat in the world of online games. Both Valve (builder of the Steam gaming platform) and Blizzard (World of War Craft) appear to be criticizing the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Store strategy, and Valve is hedging its Windows bets with a Linux strategy. Why should business channel partners care? Here’s the update. Valve predicts Windows 8 will be a “catastrophe” for everyone in the PC market, drive some PC makers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) out of the Windows 8 sector. In response, Blizzard Entertainment Executive (IT news)