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Xbox Live announced on Friday its first wave of games coming to the new Windows 8 operating system, including popular hits such as Angry Birds and Buck Hunter Pro to exclusive titles.

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It was announced earlier this year that Windows 8 would come with a built-in portal to Xbox 360 content when it launches on October 28. Gamers with any Windows PC, laptop or tablet device will be able to access certain games.

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Xbox said that along with 29 games from Microsoft Studios -- some of which will be exclusive to the Windows platform -- it will be rolling out new releases throughout the holiday season.

Xbox noted on its site that games will be located in the pre-installed Windows 8 Xbox Games app. Fans will also be able to take advantage of Xbox features such as leaderboards, multiplayer modes and connecting with friends.

For a full look at Xbox games coming to Windows 8, check out the list below.

1. 4 Elements II Special Edition 2. A World of Keflings 3. Adera: Episode 1 4. Adera: Episode 2 5. Adera: Episode 3 6. Angry Birds 7. Angry Birds Space 8. Big Buck Hunter Pro 9. BlazBlue Calamity Trigger 10. Collateral Damage 11. Crash Course GO 12. Cut the Rope 13. Disney Fairies 14. Dragon’s Lair 15. Field & Stream Fishing 16. Fruit Ninja 17. Gravity Guy 18. Gunstringer: Dead Man Running 19. Hydro Thunder Hurricane 20. IloMilo 21. iStunt 2 22. Jetpack Joyride 23. Kinectimals Unleashed 24. Microsoft Mahjong 25. Microsoft Minesweeper 26. Microsoft Solitaire Collection 27. Monster Island 28. PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX 29. Pinball FX 2 30. Reckless Racing Ultimate 31. Rocket Riot 3D 32. Shark Dash 33. Shuffle Party 34. Skulls of the Shogun 35. Taptiles 36. Team Crossword 37. The Harvest HD 38. Toy Soldiers Cold War 39. Wordament 40. Zombies!!!

What do you think of the lineup? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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