Most Popular Games for Windows 8

Windows 8 has a lot of interesting features but often a user needs more that what is already given. Installing games that are compatible to the system is something that an avid gamer is always looking for. Let us find out what games are compatible with Windows 8.

Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja is the most popular game and is already a rage amongst those who own a touch enable device. This game is designed to be compatible with the Window 8 system too. The trick with this game is that you try slicing a flying fruit into multiple pieces. If you are able to do so with just one blow then you score bonus but be careful, with fruits bombs too fly off, if you touch those you will be blown to pieces. Fruit Ninja version that is compatible with Windows 8 is Zen and Arcade modes priced at $5.


Robotek has long been an Android game but now it is also compatible with Windows. Interestingly you will enjoy playing this game if you are using a touch sensitive device F95zone, as this truly brings out the essence of this game. Robotek is an action packed game that includes fighting off the evil robot-empire with the help of two robots in your defense army. This is an action packed game with electronic sound effects and retro-style. However, if you keep getting defeated against the evil army then your player will run out of charge and then you need to purchase it for playing the game further.

Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds is the most popular game across all age groups. Now with the Windows 8 version of Angry Birds Star Wars you can easily download it and enjoy playing it. The game is simple, it is a mix of slinging the birds to destroy the space age structure, added to it the gravitational pull that will disrupt or direct the sling shot depending on your shooting skills. Interestingly the look of the angry birds is bit similar to that of characters in Star Wars.

Draw a Stickman Epic

Remember the time when you were in your art class at your play school drawing stickman figures. This game Draw a Stickman Epic is a game where you exactly need to draw a stickman. Does this sound boring, not if you know that as soon as you finish drawing your stickman it will be chased by unknown monsters and demons. Draw your stickman and a stick friend to initiate an adventurous journey of countering demons and monsters on the way. Your progress to next level depends on how smart you are to draw counter attack for the monsters that come your way. You are given various pencils as tools to get through.


If you like indulging in games that are full of warfare the Armed is the one for you. You will combat against forces that will challenge you to use your skills. This game may seem similar to the minesweeper but it is full of twists. You will be battling against various resources and at the same time building your own combat units. You also get a map to guide you throughout the game but only one map is free while others will cost you $4.

Dredd vs. Zombies

If you are a fan of zombie movie and games then you will enjoy playing Dredd vs. Zombies. Even though this game is a casual looking 3D graphic game it still gives you the thrill to shoot down a whole army of zombies. Your shooting gun will change with each level and the complexity of completing the level will increase. You will get bigger guns with better shooting range and various techniques that will help you kill the zombies at each level.

Shuriken Ninja

Shuriken Ninja is a game that gives you the chance of hitting a bull’s eye. You will need to destroy a given number of targets with trick shots overcoming obstacles. The challenges that you will meet on your way include a series of hanging chains, bouncing metal surfaces and overthrowing the shuriken obstacle

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