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Xbox Live games on a PC? Yes, indeed.
This pinball game takes full advantage of modern graphics hardware and is deliciously retro. It's another sly reference to the "Windows heritage," recalling the far less immersive Pinball game included with the Windows 95 Plus Pack long ago.
How many hours of productivity have been sunk thanks to this game? The tradition continues.
See Ed Bott's full report on Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview.