Mark of the Ninja out on Steam October 16

Games for Windows Live couldn't sneak into this one

No patrolling guard is safe from the Mark of the Ninja, even if it means setting up a dojo on Steam. The 2D stealth game will emerge from the shadows October 16 on PC for $15 with full mouse-and-keyboard support and no Games for Windows Live, developer Klei told Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“I’m primarily a PC person myself, and I’m not okay in any way with this feeling like a shoddy port,” said lead designer Nels Anderson. “It’s my intention that this is a full, proper version of the game in its own right.”

Mark of the Ninja was originally released as an Xbox Live Arcade exclusive a September 7, meeting a jubilant reception from GamesRadar's Alexandra Hall.