This kit includes all the basic functionalities to get a game published to Windows Store.
Introducing The Game Starter Kit for Windows 8 with Windows Azure backend.
One of the key challenges for student game developers is simply where to start. The purpose of the Game Starter Kit is simply to provide an easy and effective way and it only takes the developer about 10 minutes to set up everything and get it running.
You can download the kit, and read how to set it up here: http://digitalerr0r.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/html5-game-starterkit-for-windows-8-with-leaderboard-in-windows-azure/
The good thing about this kit is that it includes all the basic functionalities to get a game published to Windows Store.
It is very easy to modify this and create more advanced and fun games.
Making of Lumilight
In addition to this, the author/creator of the Starter Kit Petri Wilhelmsen has released a new simple game for Windows 8 called Lumilight.
You can learn more about “The Making of Lumilight” guide,http://digitalerr0r.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/the-making-of-lumilight-a-game-for-windows-8/