In this post, we bring you the latest Windows games that have hit the Windows 8 and Windows Phone Stores. There are 2 games that are perfect for the kids while the rest are for players both young and old. Be sure to check out these interesting titles and tell us if you have a favorite.
Best Windows Games of the Week
Toca Town is a beautiful family adventure game where you get to live an ideal life exploring, shopping, cooking lunch at a restaurant and heading home so you can catch up with your friends over a movie. Its a great recommendation for the kids who can use their creative minds to build a world of their own. There are tons of activities to do: take a picnic in the park, play cops and robbers, discover treasures, wrap up presents for friends and so on. The game is available on the Windows Phone Store for $2.99 and there are no further IAPs.
Cars: Fast as Lightning
If you or the kids loved the movie Cars 2, then its time to pick up Gameloft’s movie inspired racing game Cars: Fast as Lightning. In the game, you get to play the popular Cars characters Lightning McQueen and Mater who are throwing a big racing event and you are invited to play one of 20 game characters, customize your rides, and enjoy high quality racing in the bargain. The game also features the voice talents of actor Owen Wilson. You can pick up the game for free and watch out for the temptation of IAPs.
Square me is a minimalist puzzle game with just one simple rule. you have to find the square block on the screen that stands out from the rest. Once you tap the square, you will get a bigger collection of squares and you must, once again find the odd one out and tap it. This can be an extremely frustrating game to play because the odd one out may be as good as impossible to spot on many occasions. To add to the problem, you have a timer that’s steadily ticking away. Square Me is a perfect game to play in between your work breaks. Price: Free
Secrets and Treasure
Secrets and Treasure is an exciting puzzle game that is set in the ancient cities. You intend to find out what happened to the legendary explorer Professor Flintlock and therefore find yourself navigating your way around exotic locations, solving puzzles with your crew. You’ll meet plenty of characters in the game but won’t be too sure if they are friend or foe, so you must watch out for hidden threats and dangers as well. If you want to bring out the Indiana Jones in you, this Microsoft game is just what you need. Price: Free
Secrets and Treasure Official Trailer
HiLight is an interesting puzzle game that tests your memory. On the game screen are 4 circles which pulsate with flashes of light in various combinations. You must be able to mimic that flash within a few seconds to proceed further. For instance, the light will flash on the first circle once and you must repeat that action. In the next stage it will flash once on the first circle and twice on the second and you must repeat that action successfully to proceed further and so on. While things start easy, you will soon have complicated lighting patterns that will test your skills. HiLight is a great time killer. Be sure to check it out on your Windows Phone. Price: Free
If its an exciting adventure game you seek, look no further than Cave Coaster. You’ve got to save your miner friends who are trapped or lost in a cave, so you hit up a cart and head inside the dark dungeon to enjoy a full filled adventure. This is a bit of an endless runner, so expect lots of collectibles, powerups and obstacles to stand in your way. Price: Free
Cave Coaster Official Trailer
I hoped you liked our list of the best Windows games for this week. Do tell us if you are playing a game that you are enjoying a lot!