Category: Windows 8 Applications

Care for a dexterity game? The name of the game is actually Elevator Miner HD, and it is a challenging little title where you are tasked with controlling two elevators on either side of the screen. As they move deeper into the earth, of course. Simple enough concept, but since you are always on the move in...

Funky name for a neatly designed building game. The Tribez lets you develop your very own village, from the humblest of beginnings all the way up to a bustling metropolis. And it looks great doing so. It is actually not dissimilar to many other such mobile games that are available on the Windows Store, and on...

Another blast from the past. Some of you may recall the classic Marble Madness. Well, Orb Trials plays quite like that game, with your objective being to control and guide an orb to the next level. Hence the name, right? It’s a pretty simple concept, but the game throws in a decent amount of challenge,...

File Manager Gold is free for now, so if you plan on downloading this nicely designed app, then now is the time. It is set to become a paid application in the near future. So fire up the store, hit the download button and then come back to read up what it’s about. This is essentially a file manager for the...

Top down racing titles have found a second life thanks to the mobile revolution, and while Mini Motor Racing doesn’t necessarily bring anything new to this beloved genre, it’s a fine game in its own right. If you remember playing classic titles like Micro Machines or Super Cars, then this one is for you. This...

On first look, Way to the Stars looks like a generic puzzle game, similar to many recent mobile hits that were inspired by Cut the Rope. And it is, in more ways than one. But it also is something that brings a decent amount of challenge when it comes to gameplay. You take control of a number of aliens that...

While the Penguins of Madagascar are certified show stealers, their first feature film was a bit of a middling affair when released late last year. Fun, but ultimately middling. This game too, is all right as far as running games go. Dibble Dash is an endless runner in the vein of endless runners, though it...

I know what you’re thinking. Another weather app? These is one variety of applications that there are plenty of, but CurrentWeather is different in more than one regards. Which is actually a feat in of itself, in this category of applications. To start off, it displays everything on the screen, meaning you...

There may be countless games on the Windows Store, but nearly not as many music ones. Rhythmic Village aims to fix this little conundrum with a richly designed solution. Percussion instruments are the highlight of this simple, yet addictive game. Which itself is made up of two parts — a puzzle side where you...

Odd name for a very well designed application. Fit Brains Trainer is the work of the people behind Rosetta Stone Canada, and this educational app is a welcome addition to the Windows Store. This free brain training app offers a mix of games and performance training tools. As noted below, more than 360 games...