Don't-Miss Windows 7 Stories

Star Trek Online Open Beta Beams You Up Early

Cryptic announces Star Trek Online open beta access available to early subscribers, kicks off mid-January two weeks prior to the game's official launch.

Windows 7 Inspired By Mac? Here's the Guy Who Said So

A Microsoft manager sparked a fierce debate by implying Windows 7 was based on the Mac. So who is this guy? We did a little digging.


Modern Warfare 2: Reject it Because it's Violent?

Washington Times columnist calls for rejection of violent video games, takes aim at terrorist sequence in Activision's Modern Warfare 2.

PC Modern Warfare 2 Locked in Steam Time Vault

If you bought Modern Warfare 2 at retail, you can play it today, but if you bought it online through Steam, you're locked out until Thursday.

What Happens if We Boycott the PC Version of Modern Warfare 2?

Activision's Modern Warfare 2 arrives tomorrow, but will PC gamers choose the Windows version . . . or one of the less controversial console alternatives?

Sales Boycott over Modern Warfare 2 with Steam 'Trojan Horse'

Key online storefronts Impulse, Direct2Drive, and GamersGate won't distribute Modern Warfare 2 after learning it's bundled with competitor's software.

Does Windows 7 Hate Dragon Age?

BioWare's roleplaying opus has critics doing cartwheels, but what about Windows 7 users?

New Dawn of War II Chaos Rising Expansion Details

Relic releases new screens and an extended high-def trailer teasing its spring 2010 expansion for real-time tactical Windows game Dawn of War II.

Windows 7 Early Adoption Already Outpacing Vista's

Windows 7 now commands more than 3 percent of the global operating system market, according to newly released data. That's more than Vista had a full month into its release.


Is Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Terrorist Gameplay Artful?

An unsanctioned video clip from Activision's forthcoming military shooter reveals players can slaughter innocent civilians, prompting debate over its appropriateness.

Left 4 Dead 2 Xbox 360 Demo Out, PC Version Today

Demo for Valve's first-person cooperative play zombie shooter available for Xbox 360 owners now, PC version delayed until Wednesday.

BioWare's Flash-based Dragon Age Journeys Available Now

Browser-based role-playing game lets players sample Dragon Age Origins universe early and unlock special items for use in the upcoming Xbox 360, Windows, and PS3 game.

A Game in the Life of Windows 7

Putting Windows 7 through its install paces and musing about its features, foibles, and gaming prospects.