Windows Store for Windows 8: The Start of Something Big?

Microsoft has released a few details on their plans Windows Store for Windows 8: Redmond’s version of Apple’s wicked lucrative walled software garden. Will it offer Windows users a venue to download software in an easy to use manner, or turn into a big ball of ugly along the lines of Games for Windows? It’s hard to say at this point, but from what I’ve seen reading between the lines, there could be some dark things going on that could wind up being a pain for everyone involved. If you’re interested in reading my take on it, you can do so over at PC World.