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AlphaJax (1)

AlphaJax – Xbox Game for Windows

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AlphaJax is an award-winning, must-have free word game that allows you to compete against friends and strangers alike, all you need is a love of words and some “interwebs”.Take turns using your tiles to create words on the board, attempting to score the highest points.
Play cross-platform with users on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone.
Create games with players from around the world, or call out for a game to your friends.In a hurry? Pass and play with a friend or hone your skills by playing against yourself.Earn Xbox achievements and compete against friends for the top position in the leaderboard.Enjoy a skill match? The AlphaJax rating system provides lasting achievement as you progress up the leaderboards and means you are always guaranteed an enjoyable and challenging game.Please note, only English language and dictionary support at present time.


Features

  • Play puzzles on-line with friends or against random opponents.
  • Earn Xbox achievements and compete against friends for the top position in the leaderboard.
  • No need to wait for an opponent; play with a friend next to you, on the Pass & Play game mode.
  • Succesful AlphaJaxers earn Elo rating for each victory. Can you reach a rating of 2,000?
  • From the Rematch menu, you can start new games with any worthy opponents you played against.
  • Learn from your past games by consulting any previously completed games.
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Galactic Reign (7)

Galactic Reign – Xbox Game for Windows

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Galactic Reign is a head-to-head game of tactical expansion and conquest. You and your opponent colonize planets, design ships, and build fleets as you fight for domination of the galaxy. Ship design is crucial, as you must predict what their opponent is building and construct ships to counter it. When opposing fleets meet, the battle is rendered on the cloud, showing the result in a stunning cinematic movie.Galactic Reign is turn based. You and your opponent take your turns whenever you like, and the game advances when you both have submitted your actions. In addition to player vs player strategy, Galactic Reign features an extensive collection of single player missions that challenge you to use clever ship design to defeat enemy fleets.

 

Features

  • Trial mode contains the entire game experience with a single species. Purchase the full version to unlock the other two.
  • Experience the thrill of cinematic cloud-rendered battles.
  • Play anywhere –battle your friends in online asynchronous multiplayer across Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7
  • Choose from three different species, each with a unique look and arsenal.
  • Scan your opponent’s ships and research new technology to take advantage of any weaknesses.
  • Multiple win conditions bring depth to the strategy layer.
  • Hours of training missions and single-player scenarios to teach you the ropes and put your skills to the test.
  • Personalize the look of your fleet with color selections and decals.
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Crash Course GO! Xbox Game Released for Windows 8

The popular Xbox 360 arcade game, Dorito’s Crash Course has now been ported to Windows 8 as an Xbox Game! It costs only $1.49, but there is a free trial available.

Description

“Crash Course Go is the Windows 8 version of the highly successful game for XBOX Live, “Doritos Crash Course”. It’s about a game-show game like no other. Run, jump and swing your XBOX Live Avatar through a physics-based world and complete the courses as quickly as possible. Each trial is filled with over-the-top obstacles you must overcome to achieve the fastest time and compare it to your friends on Leaderboards!
It’s a TV Game Show The game takes place in an over-the-top TV game show with bright colors, studio lights, explosions, audience cheers and heckles. Animations and sound effects are over the top!
Rhythm and Momentum Your Avatar is alive under your thumb. Controlling your Avatar with a thumb stick feels natural and instinctive. The player doesn’t need to learn how to control their Avatar, it feels natural and responds in the way they expect; jump, bounce and climb from one obstacle to the next in one smooth rhythm.
Friendly Competition and Bragging Rights In Crash Course you race your Avatar and post your best time on each course. Then, see your course times on Leaderboards, and see the positions of your friends. If you are higher up the list, you can brag, if you are lower down the list, you have incentive to beat them.”

Features

    • Winner of the Unlock Xbox competition and with over 4 million worldwide downloads, Doritos Crash Course arrives on Windows 8 to take its swift and intense levels on the go!
    • Play through 25 exciting platformer levels across 5 different locations
    • Control your XBOX Avatar in fast-paced, funny, obstacle courses
    • Compete against your friends and family to get the best time on the leaderboards!
    • Race along the original Doritos Crash Course tracks and also the ones introduced on Doritos Crash Cource City Lights
    • Play the way you want to!  Beat your new records by either touch screen, keyboard or gamepad
    • By storing your progress on the cloud, you can continue playing Doritos Crash Course Go on your peferred Windows 8 device
    • Challenge yourself into collecting all achievements, medals and records on each one of the game levels

Download it here: Crash Course Go!

iStunt 2 (6)

iStunt 2 – Xbox Game for Windows

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Hit the slopes for some serious shredding in the most fun snowboarding game ever created! To survive you will have to perform impossible stunts, dodge deadly saws and do incredible jumps in a world where gravity laws have been broken!Combining outstanding physics, amazingly responsive controls and beautiful retina graphics, iStunt 2 is one of the most fun and original games on Windows 8.

With loads of exciting and devilishly tricky levels, iStunt 2 guarantees you many hours of fun.

Free your mind in this mind-blowing action-packed adventure pushing the adrenaline to the limit!

Key Features:

- Amazing graphics!
- Great Ragdoll Physics!
- Gravity Inversion and Zero Gravity Zones
- Rails, Boosts, Fans
- Floating mountains out of nowhere!
- Leaderboards and lots of achievements!

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Features

  • Amazing graphics!
  • Great Ragdoll Physics!
  • Gravity Inversion and Zero Gravity Zones
  • Rails, Boosts, Fans
  • Floating mountains out of nowhere!
  • Leaderboards and lots of achievements!
4 Elements II SE (2)

4 Elements II Special Edition

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Discover the fantastic world of 4 Elements in this Windows 8-exclusive Special Edition of the acclaimed Puzzle and Hidden Object game.Four fairies representing the elements of earth, air, fire, and water have been deprived of their magic power. Be the hero of the kingdom and restore their magic!Lose yourself in beautiful backgrounds, music and amazing graphics. Explore a world of color, animation, and mystical delight. Discover secrets, solve intriguing puzzles, and decipher the book of magic to unlock powerful spells.4 Elements™ II: Special Edition is an exciting “match three” game packed with fascinating puzzles and hidden object challenges. This Special Edition includes 48 exclusive levels for Windows 8, 14 of which you can play for free in the trial version!

This edition also includes six custom Windows 8 wallpapers and the complete original soundtrack in MP3 format.

Compare your progress with friends via leaderboards, and earn 200 Xbox Gamerscore points, and 20 challenging Achievements.


Features

  • Fascinating story, gorgeous art and backgrounds
  • Hidden Object and Find the Difference puzzles
  • 200 Xbox LIVE Gamerscore over 20 Achievements
  • Track friends’ progress with Leaderboards
  • Hours and hours of gameplay
  • 6 exclusive Windows 8 wallpapers and complete game soundtrack in MP3 format
  • Use touch or mouse/keyboard controls
  • Multiple modes: casual and timed play
Taptiles (4)

Taptiles – Xbox Game for Windows

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Find pairs of tiles to complete puzzles in this exciting matching game with a unique twist! When you can’t find a match, just rotate the 3D puzzle to view the other side! Taptiles® includes three game modes, countless puzzles, and Daily Challenges.Dash Mode
Clear tiles quickly in Dash mode to earn extra time. How many puzzles can you clear before the time runs out? Match quickly to earn special bonus tiles with game-changing effects, like the Wild Tile, Gem Tile, and Time Tile. Dash mode’s short, simple puzzles are perfect for a quick round of exciting gameplay.Origins Mode
Play Origins mode for a new kind of puzzle game. Origins mode includes larger, more challenging puzzles and a more relaxed time limit. Think through each brain-teaser and complete the level before time runs out to advance.

Relaxation Mode
This untimed mode is perfect for players who want a calming puzzle experience without the pressure of a ticking clock. Take a break and unwind with a puzzle in Relaxation mode!

Daily Challenges
Players receive new Challenges every day. Daily Challenges include a wide variety of twists on the basic game. Try Challenges like Color Charge or Tap Tower and see what we mean!

Xbox Integration
Log in with your Xbox account to earn achievements, compete with your friends, submit your scores to the leaderboards, and track your personal gameplay statistics. A Play, Pause, Resume feature lets you pause your game, and resume it on any compatible device — all without missing a beat!

Beautiful Graphics and Sound
Play Taptiles and transport yourself to a mysterious world filled with cube-shaped tiles and puzzles only you can solve. Relax in peaceful gardens and vibrant landscapes that come to life with gorgeous graphics and effects.


Features

  • • Three different modes of play
  • • Rotate puzzles in 3D to find matches!
  • • Dash mode – Match quickly to earn bonus tiles.
  • • Origins mode – Solve challenging sets of puzzles.
  • • Relaxation mode – A calming puzzle experience with no time limit.
  • • Daily Challenges – Complete new Challenges each day from a variety of unique game types.
  • • Xbox integration – earn achievements and compete with friends!
  • • Supports touch screen or mouse/keyboard controls.
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Microsoft opening doors to Xbox’s Kinect ideas

Microsoft has now captured the spotlight again planning to release its development kit of the Xbox Kinect to software developers to enhance the features of their newest addition to the gaming family. Kinect has been what some would call “a hit” allowing the user to become the controller throughout their gaming experience. Kinect has already begun capturing the attention of hackers that have been putting the technology through some tests, including 3D Photography. The announcement came during an open day at Microsoft’s research center near Seattle. Microsoft is hoping that this will greater improve their content and make their presence even more within homes.

Donkey Kong Country Returns

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To skip a long story and cut right to the point, I got Donkey Kong Country Returns the other day because it had good reviews and I liked the first DKC, back on the SNES. It had good controls, good graphics, and fun gameplay (it was the perfect difficulty, too.) Unfortunately, DKCR wasn’t quite as good as the first game, but·Nintendo didn’t get everything wrong.

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The 5 Most Overrated games of all time

Recently, I’ve been watching and reading a lot of top 10 lists. I started to notice a trend in some of them: THEY ARE ALL ALMOST EXACTLY THE SAME. To see if these games were really worth being on top of all these lists, I got a few of them. It wasn’t worth the effort to find them all. So without further ado, I give you the 5 most overrated games of all time.

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