Adventure Game For Windows 8 – Tentacles: Enter the Mind

Tentacles: Enter the Mind is a free adventure game for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices. The app has been developed by Microsoft Studios, and the gameplay graphics and performance is simply mind blowing! The app takes up a large space in devices, so be warned. When you launch the app, you will be asked to sign in with your Microsoft id, and when you do so, you will be logged in to your Xbox Live account in the game, and all your achievements will be backed up across all your Windows 8 and 8.1 devices. In the game, you have to guide the tentacles inside the professor’s brain to hatch his evil plan of killing all the cute creatures. The tentacles have limited health, and health can be increased by consuming eyeballs of other creatures.

Tentacles: Enter the Mind is a trippy game which is a treat to your aural and visual senses in all aspects, right from the background score, to the gameplay graphics and performance. You can download it for free from the Windows App Store.

Tentacles Enter The Mind Game Movie

Main features of Tentacles: Enter the Mind for Windows 8:

When you install and launch Tentacles: Enter the Mind on your device, you will be presented with a short in game movie which tells you about the story of the game and why you have to do what you are doing. The gameplay movie looks nice and a snapshot of the same is shown below.

Tentacles Enter The Mind Game Movie

As soon as the movie skips through, the gameplay starts. In fact the gameplay is so well designed that the gameplay movie directly blends in to the gameplay, and you can immediately start playing. The gameplay is shown in the below screenshot.

Tentacles Enter The Mind Gameplay

In the game, you play as the slimy tentacles and you can click on objects to stick to them. You have to move in this manner over all the objects, collecting coins, etc. along the way and killing the creatures who attack you. If your health gets too low, you can aim a tentacle at the creatures’ eyeballs with your mouse and you can thus consume eyeballs to gain health. You can pause the game at any time by either clicking on the Pause button at the top right, or you can press the Esc. key. The pause menu gets revealed as soon as you pause the game, and this menu allows you to have a quick look at your achievements etc.

Tentacles Enter The Mind Pause Menu

The stage gets completed when you reach the brain at the end of the stage. Here, another slimy creature tells you about your next mission.

Tentacles Enter The Mind End of Stage

The rewards that you get are given to you at the end of the stage that you play. When you die, you are shown your achievements, and you can also choose to revive the tentacles for a cost (the revive tokens will help you in doing so).

Tentacles Enter The Mind Dead

This sums up the main features of Tentacles: Enter the Mind game for Windows 8 and 8.1. You can also feel free to check out the Ape of Steel and Asphalt 8: Airborne games for Windows 8 and 8.1.


Tentacles: Enter the Mind is a well designed game which although is a bit heavy on size, delivers with its great performance and gaming aspects. The game makes for a nice pastime app, and the overall design and other elements of the game make it truly worthy of a 4.5 out of 5 rating!

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