Online Strategy Game For Windows 8: Cloud Raiders

Cloud Raiders is a free online strategy game for Windows 8 and 8.1. When you run the game, you will be presented with the main screen where you will be asked to enter your name with which your online player profile will be created. The game is based on the click and play strategy of games wherein you have to click on objects and interact with them. Throughout the game, you have to build buildings, recruit troops, fight battles and move your way to the top. Throughout the game, you keep leveling up and you are also able to fight players only who match your level, so expect the game to get a lot more difficult as you progress through the game.

Cloud Raiders is available for free from the Windows App Store.

Main features of Cloud Raiders for Windows 8 and 8.1:

When you install and run the app, you will see the below screen.

Cloud Raiders Main Screen

Here, you can enter your name and your online profile will be created with the name which you will enter. You can also choose to log in with your Facebook account as well. Once logged in you’ll be taken to the gameplay environment where the first thing you’ll see is a guided tutorial.

Cloud Raiders Tutorial

Once all the tasks in the tutorial are completed, the tutorial is marked as completed and you’ll be on your own from then onwards. You can also see a prompt which shows you that you have completed the tutorial successfully.

Cloud Raiders Tutorial Complete

Throughout the game, you also fight battles with other players. You can also attack other players, and can also find yourself in situations where you are attacked by others in the following way.

Cloud Raiders incoming pirate attack

In the battles, you have to place your soldiers on the battlefield from the barricades. You also level up throughout the game which increases your stats, vital points and also gives you certain bonuses along the way.

Cloud Raiders Level Up

Items can be built via the build button at the bottom of the screen. When clicked, the build menu pops up as can be seen in the screenshot below.

Cloud Raiders build menu

This basically sums up the main features of Cloud Raiders for Windows 8 and 8.1.

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Cloud Raiders is a very well designed online strategy game for Windows 8 and 8.1 which allows you to play online along with other players and the online experience makes for a great way to pass your time while being fully entertained at all times. The game is a bit heavy on size, so you might want to consider downloading it if you are on an internet plan which limits your downloads.

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