Microsoft released the OneDrive UWP app for Windows 10 PCs and tablets yesterday. I take a look at the app and compare it to the app we had for Windows 10 Mobile for months. How does it compare? Hint: it’s the same app! Continue reading
Forza 6 Apex landed on the Windows Store om the fifth of May, and I gave it a test drive! What do I think? I think it is an amazing, free-to-play, single player game. It is a great racing simulator and a fun one at that. Assuming your PC meets the system requirements, this is a game you will want to download! Check out my first impressions video.
Microsoft brings Kinectimals to its platform as universal App! We already have Kinectimals on Xbox Live for all the while, now they’ve debuted as Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Apps. And the best of all, they are downloadable for free! Something for the whole family to enjoy on this Mother’s Day weekend. So guys, go right ahead, download this for our ladies and kids. ;-) Continue reading
This one slipped in under our radar from Microsoft Studios. Sesame Street Touch and Learn TV needs no introduction to must of you with Kids. So now you know this companion app is now in the Store to teach and entertain your young and bright spawning. Continue reading
If there ever was a popular, family-friendly, arcade game on Xbox and Windows Phone, it is UNO in all it’s variations, and now it has come to Windows 8. This app allows you to play against friends and family wherever they may be in the world. UNO & Friends is brought you FoC courtesy of Ads by GAMELOFT SA, a company that is known for many blockbuster games in the Store. Do a search in the Store for Gameloft and see the average ratings of their apps.
Here’s how Gameloft describes the App in the Store:
This game allows multiplayer play and is not subject to Xbox LIVE parental settings. Microsoft shares User IDs and gamertags.
★★★★★ UNO & Friends: Fast Fun for Everyone!
UNO, the world’s most beloved card game, introduces a brand-new free social experience!
Playing UNO with friends, family, and millions of fans worldwide has never been easier! Join one of the largest free online mobile gaming communities and enjoy an all-new free multiplayer experience, competitive leaderboards and fun customization options that let you shout “UNO!” on a whole new level!
- ✜Easy to learn, difficult to put down!
- ✜Create games and invite your friends to play!
- ✜Challenge millions of UNO fans worldwide!
- ✜Utilize Boosts & Super Boosts to diversify your strategy!
- ✜See how your card skills rank on the leaderboards!
- ✜Compete in weekly contests to win rewards!
- ✜Customize your UNO game with backgrounds, card deck designs & special effects!
- ✜Play online multiplayer matches over 3G or Wi-Fi!
And a few screenshots to whet your appetite:
You can download the free app now on the Store via the source link here below
Source: Windows Store
Drive 60 different cars from the world’s most prestigious manufacturers, like Ferrari, Lamborghini and Aston Martin, including the legendary DeLorean.
RACE ACROSS THE GLOBE
Gear up to race on 15 tracks set in real cities around the world, including brand new tracks in Hawaii, Paris, London, Miami and Rio.
CHALLENGE THE WORLD
The completely revamped multiplayer lets you take on up to 5 of your friends locally or online. Keep track of who’s the best with the new Asphalt Tracker that lets you compare stats, show off achievements and challenge rivals. You can also find new online opponents with the matchmaking system. Practice hard, because there are special events that will pit you against the best in the world!
YOUR WAY OR THE HIGHWAY
Play however you please with 6 different game modes packed with 15 leagues and 150 different races.
CUTTING EDGE GRAPHICS
Every car and track is more beautiful than ever thanks to graphics that push the limits of your device.
A RECORD OF SUCCESS
Acclaimed by both media and players, the Asphalt franchise has already attracted several million players worldwide… Come and join the ride!
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If you install this game, you understand and agree that Microsoft may share your User ID and gamertag with the game publisher to enable game features. This game includes multiplayer features with online interactions that are not subject to Xbox LIVE parental settings. These features may include the following interactions with other players online:
• Send and receive game invites;
• Play cooperatively or head-to-head;
• Send and receive in-game text messages;
• Communicate via in-game voice chat.
Please see the publisher’s site http://www.gameloft.com/privacy-notice/windows8/ for information on settings it may enable.
- • 60 cars from prestigious manufacturers, like Ferrari & Lamborghini, including the legendary DeLorean
- • Beautiful graphics that push the limits of your device
- • 15 tracks set in real cities, including brand new tracks in Hawaii, Paris, London, Miami and Rio
- • Revamped online & local multiplayer (up to 6 players) with matchmaking and special events
- • Social Features: The Asphalt Tracker lets you compare stats, share achievements & challenge friends
- • Complete 15 leagues & 150 races in 6 modes! Race for the top spot and leave the rest in your dust!
Published: August, 16, 2013
Languages: English (United States), German, Spanish, Japanese, French, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Chinese (Simplified)
Minimum System Requirement: Windows 8, Direct X 9.1, 1 GB Ram
Architecture: x86, x64, ARM
Engage in challenging and fun match-3 gameplay with new unique twists.
– Earn dozens of awards and achievements.
– Choose from over 150 underwater decor items and accessories.
– 8 unique themes.
– Design as many tanks as you like.
Hey, your finned friends are waiting for you – dive in!
- • • Endless play with 150 unique levels + 50 bonus levels (exclusive to the Windows 8 version)
- • • 12 fun 3D fish, each with their own personality
- • • Over 150 underwater decor items in 8 unique themes
- • • Unlimited number of aquariums to design
- • • Dozens of awards and achievements
- • • Use touch or mouse/keyboard controls
- • • 200 Xbox Gamerscore
- • • Watch as your fish interact with each other and with you!
Published: Monday, August 21, 2013
Languages: English (United States), German (Germany), Spanish (Spain), French (France), Russian (Russia), Italian (Italy), Portuguese (Brazil)
Architecture: x86, x64, ARM
- Epic campaign featuring 25 action packed levels with a brand new Halo story set just before the events of Halo 4.
- Command many of your favorite Halo weapons, vehicles, and armor abilities, and customize your Spartan to create the perfect Spartan warrior.
- Controls built for action and simplicity with virtual joysticks for touch and the added flexibility of keyboard and mouse control.
- Earn XP and unlock Emblems to enhance your Spartan Career in Halo 4.
- Complete weekly challenges for XP and compete against your friends in Leaderboards for ultimate bragging rights
- New high-resolution graphics
- Addictive swipe gameplay
- Gorgeous new fish, including Peacock Bass, Kokanee, Tarpon, and more
- Brand-new lakes and fishing spots
- New legends! Catch Big McLargeHuge, The Swimminator, and Old Salt Hershal!
- True-to-nature birdsongs and sounds of wildlife
- Beat your friends’ high scores
- 20 unlockable achievements
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.
- 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.
Real pros, real gear, real FUN!
- Endless level design and randomized objects! Endless gameplay!
- Two different, ever-changing environments – The School and The Rooftops
- Play as pro skaters Danny Way, Sean Malto, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins Pastrana, Christian Hosoi, and Ryan Decenzo!
- Discover hidden signature tricks!
- Upgradable stats to expand gameplay, combos, scores, and performance!
- Discover and master over 25 different grind, grab, spin, and flip tricks with endless combinations!
- Xbox achievements, leaderboards, and Gamerscore!
- New “Bank” feature allows you to push and pull game credit from the cloud, to and from all of your Windows 8 devices!
- 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.
Thanks to the development of human controlled mechanized infantry units, you and the rest of mankind may finally have a chance to fight back. As a member of the Global Defense Force (GDF), you and your fellow freedom fighters have been deployed to various parts of the world to wage a war against The Harvesters in hope of restoring Earth to its rightful owners.
The Harvest game world provides not only visceral combat, but opportunities for exploration, character customization, and story progression. As you make your way through each challenge, you must not only fight off wave after wave of The Harvester horde, but find hidden upgrades, perform story actions, and defeat large and imposing enemy boss units in order to move on to the next challenge.
- • Stunning 3D graphics
- • Multiple playable characters – including 2 all-new high-powered mechs – each with unique abilities
- • Synchronous Co-Op Multiplayer in Story mode
- • Leaderboards and Achievements powered by Xbox on Windows 8
- • Best-in-class gameplay
- • Easy and innovative touch-screen controls
- • A huge arsenal of upgrade options
- • A deep and intriguing storyline that will keep you coming back for more
- Join Rayman in 50 gorgeous levels and try to bring as many lums as you can!
- New powers to unlock as you progress: jump, punch, fly, run on wall…
- 5 worlds to discover each with their own atmosphere and gameplay
- Unlock the challenging land of the livid deads levels if you have the skills
- Play the game as Rayman or Globox!
- · Fast-paced arcade-inspired blend of arcade action and turn-based strategy!
- · Meet & recruit magical animal monks, power up your army to imposing war demons, and conquer the samurai afterlife!
- · Play 20 levels of hand-painted, story-driven single player campaign mode.
- · Play anywhere! Eat your friends’ skulls in online asynchronous multiplayer across Xbox 360, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7
- · Battle up to 4 players at once on custom multiplayer maps, both locally and online (asynchronously)
- · Play, save and resume your game across resume across all three platforms.