First Windows 8 Xbox 360 games confirmed

First Windows 8 Xbox 360 games confirmed
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

September 4th 2012 at 1:04PM

Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and others lead third-party charge

Microsoft has announced the first pool of Xbox titles coming to Windows 8.

PlayXBLA reports Wave one will include 29 titles from Microsoft Studios, a handful of which being exclusive to Windows 8. Non-Microsoft standouts include Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, and BlazBlue Calamity Trigger.

Some will be available alongside the launch of Windows 8 on October 26th, with ongoing releases planned through the holiday season and beyond.

From the revealed list:

    4 Elements II Special Edition
    A World of Keflings
    Adera: Episode 1
    Adera: Episode 2
    Adera: Episode 3
    Angry Birds
    Angry Birds Space
    Big Buck Hunter Pro
    BlazBlue Calamity Trigger
    Collateral Damage
    Crash Course GO
    Cut the Rope
    Disney Fairies
    Dragon’s Lair
    Field & Stream Fishing
    Fruit Ninja
    Gravity Guy
    Gunstringer: Dead Man Running
    Hydro Thunder Hurricane
    IloMilo
    iStunt 2
    Jetpack Joyride
    Kinectimals Unleashed
    Microsoft Mahjong
    Microsoft Minesweeper
    Microsoft Solitaire Collection
    Monster Island
    PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX
    Pinball FX 2
    Reckless Racing Ultimate
    Rocket Riot 3D
    Shark Dash
    Shuffle Party
    Skulls of the Shogun
    Taptiles
    Team Crossword
    The Harvest HD
    Toy Soldiers Cold War
    Wordament
    Zombies!!!

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