One of the cool things about Windows 8 tablets is that you can not only play games optimized for the device, but also enjoy cool Windows 7 games on them too. One drawback though is that they are usually not touch optimized so you have to make use of a controller, mouse or keyboard to… Continue reading Play Your Favorite PC Games on Windows 8 Touch Devices with TouchFox
Rayman fans, have you been waiting to play Fiesta Run on your Windows Phone? Your wait is finally over. You can head over to the Windows Store, grab Ubisoft’s fun loving platformer, and party the week away. Rayman Fiesta Run initially landed on the India Store about a week ago, but it appears that the game is now available to players worldwide.
Marvel’s Avengers Run Jump Smash! has been out for a while on iOS and Android devices but now is making its way to Windows Phone. If you don’t know much about Marvel’s Avengers Run Jump Smash! it is essentially another endless runner mobile game with the Avengers theme. However, that statement makes it seem like it is very generic when in reality it is far from it.
Flappy Bird, the surprisingly simplistic game that has become a rage on the iOS and Android platform has appeared on the Windows App Store. The original version was developed by Vietnam-based indie developer Dong Nguyen and although he recently tweeted that he is still working on the Windows version, it appears that a clone has sneaked on to the Windows platform courtesy IG Mobile.
For the uninitiated, Flappy Bird is a retro arcade styled game where you guide a tiny little bird past pipes and several other obstacles. Although the game mechanics couldn’t be simpler, (you tap on the screen to flap the bird’s wings and get it to fly), gamers have been highly frustrated by the inability to score as well as they would like, and yet seemingly find it hard to put it down too.
Way back in November Rockstar Games shocked all by saying they were bringing their mobile port of their hit game Grand Theft Auto San Andreas to Windows Phones. This shocked us all because a lot of bigger developers skip out on porting to Windows Phones but Rockstar Games is a true bro! Of course it came out a few months after the iOS and Android ports but now Grand Theft Auto San Andreas has finally reached Windows Phones and we can’t be more ecstatic.
If you’re a fan of mobile racing games, you will (no doubt) have heard of the Trial Xtreme series, which has garnered over 50 million downloads across iOS and Android platforms, even making it to the top of the charts in a number of countries. Publishers of the game, DeeMedya have now released the next installment of the game Trial Xtreme 3 on the Windows Store.
So what makes this installment one you’ll want to download and play all over again? Well, the developers are promising plenty of new innovations and amazing features in the newly introduced 112 levels.
Lately tons of companies are putting in a lot of time and effort to make devices and specifically controllers for the mobile gaming world to get it more immersive and mainstream. The latest of these to be announced is Wikipad’s controller called Gamevice. The Gamevice will have support for Android as well as Windows 8, however no mention for Windows Phone so far.
If you’ve used a PC with an older version of Windows, you most likely would have spent many enjoyable hours playing the card game Solitaire, the card matching game Mahjong, or the explosive puzzle game Minesweeper.
There’s good news now for Windows 8 PC users as well as Windows Phone 8 users as Microsoft has just announced that these popular games are now available on the Windows Store. They have obviously been redesigned for the new crop of gamers who love to compete with friends.