Posts Tagged ‘Ultimate Extras’

We did inform you about Microsoft plans to release some of the apps/games from Vista Ultimate Extras for Windows 7, and well they are finally here via Games for Windows Live. Microsoft today has released Tinker – a puzzle game in which the goal is to help a robot reach his home by solving all the misleading puzzles. Tinker offers 60 different puzzles for you to solve and master. You can find more about Microsoft Tinker, including a video demo from our review posted here.

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Remember Ultimate Extras from Windows Vista’s era? Well, it seems like some of those Ultimate Extras are going to make a comeback on Windows 7, but this time in the form of free apps. Paul has confirmed that Microsoft is set to release two popular games from Vista Ultimate Extras on Windows 7 via Games for Windows Live. What’s even more exciting is that these two games will be available free of cost and will run on all versions of Windows 7. A specific release date hasn’t been finalized yet. Games for Windows site states it as “coming soon”.

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That’s right! Microsoft has released 3 new Windows Ultimate Extras quietly. Strangely, there hasn’t been any excitement over these new ones. Shouldn’t it be another celebration day for us Vista Ultimate owners? Well, maybe not. Anyhow, Microsoft Tinker ( yes, that’s the name of the game! ), is a puzzle game, where as sounds from […]

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A few days ago I wrote about the possibility of Microsoft making Windows Dancer available as Ultimate Extras for Windows Vista Ultimate users. After doing some research, I found out a way to have Windows Dancer and yes it works(not fully) under Windows Vista.
Windows Dancer was essentially a part of Microsoft Plus! Digital […]

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Windows Ultimate Extras has altogether been a real sorry story from Microsoft. Many of us Windows Vista Ultimate users feel like having been ripped off our money for Ultimate Extras which promised a lot but delivered very little.
Before shifting full time to Windows Vista in late 2006, I used to have Windows XP […]

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