VLC for Windows 8 Design Inspired by Microsoft’s Zune, VideoLAN President Says

The developing team used several design cues from Zune to design the Metro port of VLC
by Bogdan Popa, March 18th, 2014

Users Disappointed by VLC for Windows 8 App

The first ratings are not at all impressive for this eagerly-awaited app
by Bogdan Popa, March 13th, 2014