Windows Store app highlights: Run Blob Run, Skiing Fred, Samurai Defender, and StuntmaniaWritten by Ron on February 21, 2014 - 05:44PM @ronwinbeta
The Windows Store is home to over 145,000 apps and today we are going to highlight four apps for your entertainment pleasure. If you have any Windows 8.1 or Windows RT apps in the Windows Store, contact us and let us know! We may feature it in a future app highlight post!
Run Blob Run (free) - "Our friend Blob has escaped the lab and he's on the run. Blob is no ordinary run of the mill blob, he's been infused with color changing abilities. Change color by jumping up and down and avoid the lasers. Run Blob Run is inspired by a couple of great games, Canabalt and Flywrench. Jumping changes your color on the upward and downward flight. The lasers will only let you through if you're color matches," the app description reads. If you have played Flappy Bird and enjoyed it, then you will enjoy playing this free game. Not only does it contain zero advertisements, but it is difficult. The premise is simple - see how far you can go without hitting the lasers. Remember, the lasers will only let you through if your color matches, which takes place when you jump.
Skiing Fred (free) - "Skiing Fred is an over-the-top action-sports game featuring a unique free-movement system that allows you to take control of the action and perform true skill-based special moves. Get daring! Get creative! Get an edge over your friends or get them to help you beat massive Challenges destroying any enemies on your way. You´ll be facing of extreme storms, apocalyptic meteor showers and blinding blizzards," the app description reads. With this free app, you can use your accelerometer or keyboard to take control in this over-the-top action-sports game featuring a unique free-movement system. The more dangerously you slide, the bigger the reward!
Samurai Defender (free) - "A simple defense type action game set in the Warring States period of Japan. Defend the castle from approaching enemies! The player must lead the castle forces in order to defend the castle," the app description reads. This free app is a simple defense type action game requires you to touch an enemy soldier for perfect aim and defend your castle from being taken over.
Stuntmania Reloaded ($4.99) - "StuntMANIA Reloaded is a fast paced 3D car stunt driving and exploration game, where you get to perform the most amazing tricks and stunts in some really cool environments. New in StuntMANIA Reloaded is the ability to drift and slide when driving to take some amazing corners and to produce some awesome burnouts and donuts!" the app description reads. This app features eleven unique vehicles that explode, eleven levels, the ability to collect coins to unlock content, and amazing SFX to provide hours of entertainment. This app does not work on Windows RT.
Hit the download links below to snag these apps. Let us know if you like them!
Thanks for sending these in, @Steveo!