Mark Of The Ninja Is Coming To Steam, Won't Subject You To Games For Windows Live

Good news for PC-owning stealth-fans—Klei Entertainment's Mark of the Ninja is coming to Steam in a couple of weeks. The game, which Patricia liked and Jason and I can't shut up about will be on Steam on October 16 for $14.99.

In an email to Kotaku, lead designer Nels Anderson had some assurances to make: "I'm primarily a PC person myself," he said, "and I'm not okay, in any way, with this feeling like a shoddy port. It's my intention that this is a full, proper version of the game in its own right."

Welcomely, Mark of the Ninja won't be saddled with an onerous Games for Windows Live requirement, meaning it'll play like any ol' PC game despite the fact that it was published by Microsoft.

There are a ton of games dropping this October, but in terms of fun and smarts, Mark of the Ninja can go toe-to-toe with any of them. Well, I mean, it wouldn't go toe-to-toe. It'd sneak up behind them, ever so quietly…