The Awesome team of
From Channel9.msdn.com have released FallFury open sourced C++/DX 2D Game for Windows 8
You are playing as a bear that falls down from the sky, collecting buttons, avoiding obstacles and fighting monsters.
This project demonstrates the capabilities of Windows Store hybrid applications, leveraging both the power of DirectX and XAML. It also supports an extensible level model, where developers can adjust the character behavior and the item sets by modifying specially designed XML files.
So if your interested in building a C++/DX game then here a 12 step tutorial of FallFury
Very nice demo of DX on Win8, great to see stuff like this getting open sourced!