The ten best games app for Windows phone to have this year

Games are liked by all be it adults or kids. If you have a windows phone and you wish to enjoy some of the best games then here is the list of ten such games app that you will love to have on your Microsoft windows device this year.

1. Asphalt 8: Airborne Game app

Asphalt 8 game app

Asphalt 8 is one of the most popular games around, with over 200 million players. The graphics and gameplay are intense, that you need to watch for battery life here, as this can drain your battery. Some of the latest additions include the McLaren Championship, new cars including the Aston Martin Vulcan and Mosler Land Shark, and for the holidays you can get the BMW M2 for free if you race in the Christmas Cup every day.

You can feel the thrill of gravity-defying racing across 40+ high-speed tracks. Also have the ultimate multiplayer racing experience as you race in real-time multiplayer action for up to 12 opponents & dare your friends to ghost races. Download this game all free from Microsoft Windows store.

2. Modern Combat 5: Blackout

Modern Combat 5

Step onto the battlefield with the game that raised the bar for first-person shooters. Create a squad, add your friends and test your skills in dynamic multiplayer warfare against online rivals from around the world! If you want to play alone then step into the thrilling solo campaign as you shoot your way through one dire situation after another to save a world on the brink of anarchy and expose a lunatic’s apocalyptic plans. Have this game free at Microsoft store.

3. Minecraft: Pocket Edition 

Minecraft game app

Build your world, craft weapons and armor, and survive in one of the most popular games of all time. You will create your own world, with access to skins and all sorts of add-ons. Start creating, building, and defending your land with Minecraft.

The latest free update are The Boss Update, includes the Wither, ocean monuments, slash commands, and add ons. Learn more at, where you can try some examples for free. Also don’t miss the Campfire Tales skin pack for mythical monsters, horrible hauntings and other strange sightings. Explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in creative mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off the dangerous mobs. You can have this game at AU$ 8.59 and US$6.99 from the online Microsoft store.

4. Angry Birds

Angry Birds App

Angry Birds is the number one and most popular mobile game . After a giant claw kidnaps their eggs, the Angry Birds chase it into a wormhole and find themselves floating in a strange new galaxy – surrounded by space pigs! Luckily the Angry Birds have super powers of their own. Angry Birds Space features over 160 interstellar levels on planets and in zero gravity, resulting in spectacular gameplay ranging from slow-motion puzzles to lightspeed destruction. With regular free updates, brand new birds, brand new superpowers, and a whole galaxy to explore, the sky is no longer the limit. You can get this app at AU$4.29 from Microsoft windows store.

5. Star Wars: Commander

Star War App

Are you with the rebellion, or with the empire? The Star Wars phenomenon never dies down, and here is a game to satisfy your Star Wars hunger until the next movie. You will battle with all your favorite characters like Darth Vader, Han Solo, and Luke Skywalker. You gather and train your troops, so that you can defend your base against attacks to move on to the next level.

This app also has social media links to connect with others. Also find in-app purchases that cost real money, push notifications to let you know when there are exciting updates. You can have this game app all free at Microsoft store.

6. Cut the Rope 2

Cut the rope 2

Cut the Rope 2 is one of the favorite games with brand new puzzles and challenges. Get through the puzzles and all the new environments in pursuit of candy, but now you do it with the help of your new friends, the Nommies. Om Nom, candy collecting has never been so fun. You can have this free app at Microsoft store online for your windows phone.

7. Temple Run 2

Temple run 2

The sequel to Temple Run, it brings new levels, new graphics, and more action. Unlock new achievements, and test your reflexes.  The game takes place in a temple floating in the clouds. Because the game takes place in the sky, you have aerial gameplay, with zip lines used to swing across large gaps. This gives players a new way of interacting by tilting the device to perform a swing. Download this app free from Microsoft Windows store.

8. Candy Crush Saga

Candy Crush

With more candy and new puzzles, the aim here remains to get the highest score possible by matching candy. Candy Crush Saga is free to play, but some in-game items, such as extra moves and lives, require you to pay extra.  Download this free game app at Microsoft windows store.

9. Tetris Blitz


A great take on classic Tetris, Tetris Blitz allows you to set head-to-head Blitz battles, or you can race the clock and see who wins. You can compete on the Xbox Live leaderboards and see if you can be the champ. This is another app that offers in-app purchases, and they range from $0.99 to $99.99. You may disable in-app purchasing using your device settings if you want. Have this free game app at Microsoft store.

10. Crossy Road

Crossy Road

Crossy Road is a modern take on that classic game. It has become very popular on all platforms with over 100 million downloads. Crossy Road is completely free to play but some in-game items such as characters, can be purchased with hard currency. Characters are priced between $0.99 and $3.99. Download this game from Microsoft store online.