One of the most popular games that have been included in Windows up to Windows 7.
Pros & Cons:
Microsoft Hearts is one of the most popular games alongside Solitaire and Minesweeper that have been included in most versions of Windows up to Windows 7. Although it is not pre-installed in Windows 8 and 10, but you can get it to work following this article Get Classic Windows 7 Games in Windows 8 and 10 for Free.
It is a well designed application with excellent graphics and smooth animations. You can change the appearance of card decks and background boards from a few choices given.
The game application comes with optional sound effects, game tips and allows you to save games to continue the next steps when you decide to return to the game.
It also provides game statistics including the current game score and overall statistics, like games played, games won, win percentage and more.
On the downside, the gameplay in this application is fixed with standard rules of Hearts and it does not give you an option to select any other game rules.
Microsoft Hearts was reviewed by Gizmos Freeware on