Category: Windows 8 Applications

Another puzzle game? Yeah, why not, these seem to be a hit on the Windows Store. Brave Furries is not your regular puzzle title. Smartly designed, it brings along some nice twists of its own. For starters it is not a regular match-three puzzle, far from it. Even though it may look like it. You have to...

If there’s one thing you can be sure of with big name game developers, it is attention to quality. Gameloft just launched Pastry Paradise on the Windows Store, a vibrant match-three puzzle. And this well done game introduces a fresh new element. Basically, you are not limited to swapping elements vertically...

What better way to end the week with a game? A game with colorful 16-bit visuals in the vein of classic titles. Super Bunny World is here to provide you with just that. This is a very simple game, an endless runner — only that the audio and visual presentation has that slightly pixelated, retro touch that...

It’s not the easiest thing in the world to better a proven concept. Reckless Jack doesn’t necessarily does that for the endless running genre, but it does tighten things up a little. In case you didn’t get it, this game is one of the hardest running games that you’ll ever play. For starters, there’s so much...

What do you get when you take an action shooter and turn it into a real-time strategy game? Why, Call of Duty: Heroes, of course! This official game by Activision brings it in terms of gameplay. Like most strategy title, there are two facets to the title — base building and then either defending or attacking....

Another word game. But a really well made one, at that. Conveniently titled Word Drop, this is one of the best such titles available for Windows 8, if not the absolute best. Things are nice and simple here — you use the available letters to build words on the board. This is done by linking adjacent letters...

Interesting name for a rather interesting game. Toca Boo is a title perfect for children, in which they try to scare family members. It offers a simple execution of a simple concept. The idea is to find hiding locations — before being spotted by family members. And when they walk by you afterwards, you just...

There’s no shortage of games and applications with quirky and zany titles, but and a new one has arrived in the form of Defend Your Life!. It is a tower defense game. But with a very interesting scenario change. If you’re tired of fighting off aliens and zombies in these type of games, then this curious...

Microsoft has made it a point convincing developers to port their applications to the Windows Store. One such port is Violett, a point-and-click adventure game. You control a young girl named, you guessed it, Violett, who has somehow managed to shrink herself to mouse size and finds herself in a fantastical...

A side-scrolling runner a bit of a twist. The curiously named Mussoumano Game put you in control of the main character, but only marginally. Herein lies all the fun. You only have control of the space bar key, which you can press to jump. The longer you press, the higher you jump in the game. And as you can...