Where to find free PC games without the threat of malware.–PC Pitstop
Free Games Without Malware
By Dave Taylor
The Question:I’m not a hardcore gamer and don’t like games like Call of Duty, but an occasional game of backgammon or poker would be fun. Where can I find good games for my Windows 8 PC that aren’t full of malware?
Just as the Mac world has the App Store as a central repository of the best in casual gaming, so does your Windows PC laptop have the Microsoft Windows App Store as the best place to look for new games, utilities and productivity apps — among many other categories! — for your Windows 8 computer, tablet, or even Windows Phone system. Since it’s a centrally managed system, everything’s also checked to ensure that it’s not going to bring malware, spyware or a virus along when you install it, something that definitely can be an issue from other repositories online.
Now that doesn’t get you the really big games, but if you are a gamer, then you already know that a splendid place to look for new titles, whether you’re a fan of sports games, shooters or the latest massively multiplayer crawler, is Steam. It’s a universe unto itself and the range of big (and sometimes expensive) titles is quite impressive.
But let’s go back to the Windows App Store in Win8, okay?
This post is excerpted with permission from Dave Taylor.
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