Experience epic battles in a quest to conquer the galaxy in Galactic Reign, a game of tactics and strategy for Windows 8 and Windows Phone and the latest App of the Week featured on the Microsoft News Center.

Assemble a fleet of starships and take command, and then choose a species to man the ships and customize them with weapons such as torpedoes and lasers. Expand your fleet with vital resources harvested from nearby planets while battling other admirals for control of three key planets in the system and ultimate domination of the galaxy.

Galactic Reign provides seamless gameplay across your desktop and phone, so you can easily switch between the Windows Phone to Windows 8 versions without losing your place. You can even share out video clips of your killer moves with friends via social sites such as Facebook and YouTube.

Let the quest to become the ultimate power in the galaxy begin – I know I’M psyched!

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog