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Top Windows 8 Games

Top Rated Windows Games for tablets (or anything else running Windows 8 for that matter)

Windows Central Roundup: Top Windows 8 Games We are taking a slight change of pace for this week's roundup. Instead of focusing on apps for Windows Phone, we are going to take a look at a few of the top rated Windows games. An HP Stream 8 tablet was left under the tree with my name on it this...
Hands on with Greeble 2 for Windows 8 and Windows Phone at PAX South

Hands on with Greeble 2 for Windows 8 and Windows Phone at PAX South

Although Microsoft only brought one Xbox One game of its own to PAX South (the highly anticipated State of Decay), our favorite company's presence mostly focused on indie games for Windows – be it PC, phone, or tablet. They called this showcase the Texas Indie Game Lounge. Games available for...
EvolutionMultiplayer

EvolutionMultiplayer, online Sci-Fi battles from your Windows Phone

EvolutionMultiplayer is a Windows Phone game that tosses you in the middle of an online sci-fi battle. There isn't much to this first person shooter beyond searching the battle arena for other players to take out. You do have some character advancement as your number of kills increase but for the...
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Evolve: Hunters Quest

Evolve: Hunters Quest boils down first-person shooter to match-3, now available for Windows Phone

The fantastic upcoming first-person shooter Evolve is being reimagined for mobile as a match-3 Windows game called Hunters Quest, available for free today in the Windows and Windows Phone Store. As in the original, players are hunting a big, bad alien and have to work together to make sure they...
Rail Heads

Stay on track with the Windows Phone game Rail Heads

Rail Heads is a Windows Phone game designed to test your reflexes and ability to plan ahead. The game has you positioning railroad tracks out ahead of a locomotive you are guiding down the tracks. Controls are simple, game play challenging (almost to the point of frustration) and there are...
Zoo Tycoon Friends

Microsoft will euthanize Zoo Tycoon Friends on April 28 due to technical failures

Back in July of last year, Microsoft announced plans to release Zoo Tycoon Friends for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone. In addition to being an Xbox title, the game looked to fit into the growing trend of simulation and management games for mobile. Later in October, the game finally launched after...
Hands on with Greeble 2 for Windows 8 and Windows Phone at PAX South

Hands on with Greeble 2 for Windows 8 and Windows Phone at PAX South

Although Microsoft only brought one Xbox One game of its own to PAX South (the highly anticipated State of Decay), our favorite company's presence mostly focused on indie games for Windows – be it PC, phone, or tablet. They called this showcase the Texas Indie Game Lounge. Games available for...
Windows 8.1 tablet games

Your typical mobile gamer today spends two hours every day face-down in a tablet

A new survey of mobile gamers conducted by the NPD Group says that they are playing, on average, over two hours a day on their devices. The survey, conducted in late 2014, indicates a 57% increase in the average play time for mobile gamers, compared to just 80 minutes a day in 2012. NPD's...
EvolutionMultiplayer

EvolutionMultiplayer, online Sci-Fi battles from your Windows Phone

EvolutionMultiplayer is a Windows Phone game that tosses you in the middle of an online sci-fi battle. There isn't much to this first person shooter beyond searching the battle arena for other players to take out. You do have some character advancement as your number of kills increase but for the...
Zombie's Got a Pogo

Zombie's Got a Pogo, an endless bouncer game for Windows Phone

Zombie's Got a Pogo is an odd sort of an endless runner game available in the Windows Phone Store. As you would guess with the title of this Windows Phone game, you try to keep your Zombie in one piece as you guide him over various obstacles. Simple controls, challenging game play and quality...
Age of Empires: Castle Siege

Age of Empires: Castle Siege picks up an update with numerous fixes

Age of Empires: Castle Siege has been updated for Windows and Windows Phone. As of today, the title for the phone stands on version 1.0.4.371, which is readily available for download on the store. The update contains a variety of fixes and minor changes to improve the experience. Today's...
Hands on with The Witcher 3 for Xbox One

Hands on with The Witcher 3, the next big RPG for Xbox One

Last week, your friendly neighborhood Games Editor had to miss the Windows 10 event that knocked everyone's socks off. Don't feel sorry for me, though – I was busy with a gaming-specific event in San Francisco. That's where CD Projekt RED hosted the first-ever hands-on event for The Witcher 3:...
Strung Along

Strung Along, a unique platformer game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

Strung Along is one of the more unique platformer games that is available for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices. You control a wooden string puppet across multiple levels of game play. You will have to avoid obstacles and avoid over extending your puppet that will break its strings. The levels...

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