1. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    As we all know, the Games hub has been nullified by the 8.1 update but in a flash of inspiration I decided to use Kids Corner as a replacement.

    It's a workaround, sure but it's a quick way of accessing all of your games instead of wading through the apps list. With three column tiles in use it looks better than the hub anyway!

    Either pin KC to your home screen or access it the usual way.

    Cheers!
    Last edited by Chris Sandiford; 04-15-2014 at 04:43 PM.
    04-15-2014 04:28 PM
  2. JasonKruys's Avatar
    I can still access my games from the games hub, as well as them now being scattered in the app list-what's different that you need to use kids corner?

    Sent from my Lumia 1520 using Tapatalk
    04-15-2014 04:32 PM
  3. Jas00555's Avatar
    What are you talking about? The games hub still shows games, it just now also shows them in the app list. There's no need for a workaround. I would post a picture, but the app doesn't have that feature yet.
    04-15-2014 04:33 PM
  4. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    I know the hub it still there, I changed the thread title after I realised my error - but like I said, it's been nullified (ie. f*cked up) by the update.
    It's now become a slow, laggy and buggy mess. Every time it opens it has to "update" the games list and then swiping up, down, left and right is a nasty experience.
    Last edited by Chris Sandiford; 04-15-2014 at 04:56 PM.
    04-15-2014 04:39 PM
  5. JasonKruys's Avatar
    Hmm. Odd. Mine takes 2 secs to update, and swiping up and down is fine, and not laggy at all. Maybe it gets worse if you have large numbers of games? I only have about 20.

    To be fair to the other guy that posted, you thread title does say ' games hub GONE' so it wasn't unreasonable to think that you believed it to be no longer there, or 'gone'


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    04-15-2014 04:42 PM
  6. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    Why does it need to update though? It never used to - they were just there. I don't have much more than that tbh.
    Anywho, I like my workround, it gives a whole home screen full of games
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    04-15-2014 04:44 PM
  7. bluedevil121's Avatar
    I updated my games hub a few hours ago. And that update completely messed up my games. The games hub always shows an error when trying to display the games that I have in my phone. Going straight to the games from the apps menu still works fine. It's just going through the games hub is a pain.

    Any suggestions to correct this would be appreciated.
    04-15-2014 05:44 PM
  8. Dragone's Avatar
    I updated my games hub a few hours ago. And that update completely messed up my games. The games hub always shows an error when trying to display the games that I have in my phone. Going straight to the games from the apps menu still works fine. It's just going through the games hub is a pain.

    Any suggestions to correct this would be appreciated.
    The same happened to me.
    I think mom MS is going to fix this soon.
    bluedevil121 likes this.
    04-15-2014 06:01 PM
  9. agmanuel's Avatar
    Now my game hub doesn't show my nor my achievement only the games why is that for?
    04-15-2014 06:44 PM
  10. Jas00555's Avatar
    Just thought that I would pop back in and say that my phone hasn't had the updating games problem since yesterday. I'm not sure if everyone else is fixed though...
    04-16-2014 03:55 PM
  11. bluedevil121's Avatar
    Just thought that I would pop back in and say that my phone hasn't had the updating games problem since yesterday. I'm not sure if everyone else is fixed though...
    Mine is still messed up. How'd you fix yours? Did you do anything or did it just happen?

    Thanks in advance.
    04-17-2014 06:27 PM
  12. MARKjotep's Avatar
    I am also receiving the error. Games are not showing under my games hub unfortunately.. Hopefully there will be a Fix.

    anyway, I love the Kid's corner's idea..
    04-17-2014 06:56 PM

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