Are there programs to play Android games in Windows (8)?

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Naniyue
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Are there programs to play Android games in Windows (8)?

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There are many Android based games I'd like to play, but I don't own an Android device. I know I can use a virtual machine/DOS Box for old DOS and Windows 3.1/95/98 stuff, but are there programs that allow Android games to be played in Windows (8)?
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Re: Are there programs to play Android games in Windows (8)?

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Yes. Bluestacks.
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Re: Are there programs to play Android games in Windows (8)?

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Got it to work. Runs slowly when first loading up a game, but once it starts, the speed's pretty good.
Thankees!!! :) :) :)
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Re: Are there programs to play Android games in Windows (8)?

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I noticed that, too. I used it to play PvZ2 and it lags like hell in the menu but, in the actual game, it's smooth as butter.
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Re: Are there programs to play Android games in Windows (8)?

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Just like windows 95, you need a virtual machine for android.
And they may be slower since it'll require some arm translation to x86 opcode, but since smartphones kinda sux with their hardware, if you get a proper machine you may run things fine (or make use of that x86 android version, but idk how compatible it's with games)

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