Running Game App For Windows 8: Galaxy Run

Galaxy Run is a free running game app for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices. When you run the game on your device, you will be presented with an interface which allows you to start the game, access the game’s options etc. The game is very well designed and no stone has been left unturned in making sure to provide a smooth gameplay experience which is completely minimalistic and ad-free at the same time. The game has a gripping background track as well which will keep you entertained throughout the time you play it.

Galaxy Run is available for free from the Windows App Store.

Main features of Galaxy Run for Windows 8 and 8.1:

When you run the game on your device, you will be presented with the below screen which is the main menu of the game.

Galaxy Run Main Menu

You can choose to start the game via the play button, or you can access the various options of the game which are shown in the screenshot below.

Galaxy Run Options

In the above screen, you can choose to toggle the sound and music, and view the credits as well. You can use the back button at the bottom right to return to the main menu. In the main menu, when you click on the Play button, you’ll be presented with the below-shown screen. This is the level selection screen of the game.

Galaxy Run level select

Each level has 20 stages which need to be completed. Once all the stages have been completed within a level, the next level gets unlocked. The game has 18 levels, meaning a total of 360 stages! That’s enough stages for you to keep playing for almost a year if you play one stage daily! Once you have chosen a level and the stage within it, the gameplay screen shows up. In the first stage of the first level, you are briefly shown the controls in the following manner.

Galaxy Run instructions

Simply click on the arrow button at the bottom right to get into the gameplay screen. The game has just one control – tapping or left clicking the mouse to jump over obstacles or onto platforms. You can see the gameplay screen below.

Galaxy Run gameplay

In the gameplay screen, you can see the seconds and the microseconds elapsed at the top left and you can see the controls to pause, restart or go back to the main menu at the top right. Once you complete a level and go into the portal at the end platform, the stage is complete and you are shown your score in the manner below.

Galaxy Run level completed

This concludes the main features of Galaxy Run for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices.

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The verdict:

Galaxy Run makes for a great game on all devices running Windows 8 or 8.1. You can click the link below to check it out and grab it for your device.

Get Galaxy Run.