Over 60 titles are now being promoted under the Games for Windows umbrella. The newer titles, some of which are being showcased in the CES showfloor include: “Alone in the Dark” (Atari), “Bionic Commando” (Capcom), “Conflict: Denied Ops” (Eidos Interactive), “Empire: Total War” (SEGA), “LEGO Indiana Jones” (LucasArts), “Microsoft Train Simulator 2” (Microsoft Game Studios), “Sins of a Solar Empire” (Stardock), “Space Siege” (SEGA), and “Tomb Raider: Underworld” (Eidos Interactive).
According to the press release other games that will be released this year include “Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures” (Funcom, Eidos Interactive), “Borderlands” (2K Games), “The Club” (SEGA), “Fallout® 3” (Bethesda Softworks®) and “Frontlines: Fuel of War” (THQ).
There is also a mention on casual gaming which is quoted as a $2.25 billion industry in 2007, with a projected growth of 20 percent in 2008. Microsoft has presence in this market through gaming platforms MSN Games and Windows Live Messenger Games.