Windows 8 Store Games, Improved Charms Bar Revealed

Posted on Feb 7 2012 - 2:50pm by Editorial Staff

Microsoft has reportedly removed the Start button from its upcoming Windows 8 recently but today Chinese site PCBeta released a new screenshots leaked today the number of new screenshots from build 8220, a near final copy of Windows 8 Consumer Preview – which confirm the Start button removal and show off the transparent Charms bar that offers different functionality and access to share, search, start screen, devices and settings.

The Build 8220:

  • New from Immersive UI icon set
  • New screen background atlas;
  • New Charm bar shortcuts;
  • New Apps menu templates;
  • No longer have Microsoft confidential watermarks;
  • Safety of the hash;
  • Start button;
  • large number of bug fixes;
  • The new Ribbon structure;
  • The new separation of the touch keyboard structure;

The company is giving its Windows Store a public review look and the Consumer Preview version of Windows 8 which will provide access to a number of launch games for the company’s Windows 8. Microsoft revealed a list of games that will be available in the Windows store preview version.

Microsoft Store Games:

  • Hydro Thunder
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Reckless Racing
  • Angry Birds
  • Ilomilo
  • Rocket Riot
  • Full House Poker
  • Tentacles
  • Crash Course
  • Ms Splosion Man
  • Wordament

(Image Credit: PCBeta)

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