Articles by George Ponder

Cublast
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by George Ponder
May 21, 2015

Cublast is a Windows Phone game that landed on Store shelves late last month and is a fun, addictive way to satisfy your gaming itch.

Game play is laid out in platform style where you are tasked with guiding a bouncy ball from the starting point to the exit. While the concept...

Perfect Workout
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by George Ponder
May 20, 2015

The Windows Phone Store has a host of exercise apps, many designed for intense, short daily workouts to knock your body back into shape. Perfect Workout from Perfect Thumb hopes to catch your eye with over 100 animated workouts, daily reminders and progress charts.

Perfect...

Alien Hive
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by George Ponder
May 20, 2015

If you are bored with the match three genre of Windows Phone games, take a look at Alien Hive. It is a relatively new game (came out late last month) available for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 that combines the match-three gaming style with a sliding puzzle.

You shift the...

Cupky Jump
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by George Ponder
May 19, 2015

Cupky Jump is somewhat of a unique Windows Phone game. The game blends the design of a platform style game with elements of an endless jumper game. The result is a lot of tapping that will test your skills of timing.

The Windows Phone game normally runs $.99 but over the next...

Mpow Armor Speaker
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by George Ponder
May 19, 2015

The Mpow Armor Portable Bluetooth Speaker comes across as a very formidable Windows Phone accessory. The specs offer a rugged speaker that should be well suited for the beach, poolside or while out camping in the great beyond.

The 5W speaker is listed as waterproof, shockproof...

Catapult King
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by George Ponder
May 18, 2015

Catapult King from Wicked Witch is a relatively new Windows Phone game that is in the Family aisle of the Windows Phone Store and easily could be placed in the Action/Adventure aisle.

The game has you toting your trusty catapult across the countryside battling enemy strongholds...

BlastBall GO
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by George Ponder
May 17, 2015

Earlier this month, Monkube games released BlastBall GO to the Windows Phone Store. The Windows Phone game is presented in board game fashion but also has elements of a match three game as well.

BlastBall Go has you shifting game board tiles around as you add colored balls into...

Time Waster Games
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by George Ponder
May 16, 2015

I lost count a long time ago how many Windows Phone apps and games I've reviewed and often scratch my head when people complain that the Windows Phone Store is lacking quality titles. For me, the Windows Phone Store is full of quality titles and the gaming aisles are no exception. There...

World'o'Clock
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by George Ponder
May 15, 2015

World'o'Clock is a Windows Phone app that could come in handy if you have to deal with global time zones on a regular basis.

Available for Windows 8 devices as well as our Windows Phones, World'o'Clock will display multiple clocks within the app itself and has the ability to pin...

Scrble for Windows 8
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by George Ponder
May 14, 2015

Scrble is a freehand note taking Windows 8 app that is well suited for devices without a traditional keyboard or mouse. In other words tablets.

The app is not shy on features that include support for digitizer pens, touch controls, photo insertion, .pdf file support and more....

Hadron Wars: Commander
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by George Ponder
May 14, 2015

Hadron Wars: Commander is a relatively new Windows Phone game that was released earlier this month. The game places you in a post-apocalyptic setting where you are battling an evil empire.

Game play falls in line with your typical city builder/combat styled Windows Phone game....

Jellyflug Micro Adventures
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by George Ponder
May 13, 2015

Jellyflug Micro Adventures is a Windows Phone game that sends you to microscopic levels to guide a tiny glob of bacteria across forty-five levels of play.

Available for low-memory Windows Phones and Windows 8 device, Jellyflug Micro Adventures falls in line with most of your...

Merchants of Kaidan
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by George Ponder
May 12, 2015

Merchants of Kaidan is a challenging Windows Phone game that combines the elements of a trading game with a touch of Role Playing Game elements. You begin game play with an empty cart, a purse of gold and silver coins and the challenge of roaming the world searching for deals that you...

Tap Titans
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by George Ponder
May 12, 2015

Tap Titans hit the Windows Phone Store earlier this year and was eventually pulled from Store shelves, presumably due to issue with the game's support for low memory Windows Phones. We had originally planned on reviewing the Windows Phone game when it first became available but those...

Smash Bandits Racing
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by George Ponder
May 11, 2015

Smash Bandits Racing is a Windows Phone game that destroys the norm as it applies to street racing. Where most games discourage you from crashing into light posts, mail boxes, other cars and other objects that line the roadway, Smash Bandits Racing does the opposite.

With over...

Microsoft Band Apps
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by George Ponder
May 09, 2015

As the Microsoft Band becomes more popular and available, the number of apps designed for this multi-function device continues to grow in the Windows Phone Store. The full SDK for the Band was released late last month and we don't see this growth slowing down anytime soon.

A few...

Battle Odyssey
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by George Ponder
May 08, 2015

Battle Odyssey is one of the latest gaming titles from Gameloft and is available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone. The game has you sailing the ocean blue to the land of Pondera (no relation) where you get to battle evil and free the land from its grasp. You use elemental powers to...

Next Stop for Windows 8
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by George Ponder
May 07, 2015

Next Stop is a strategy game for Windows 8 that has you re-building a dilapidated railroad line and defend it against a bank takeover.

You spend your days repairing and building up the railroad as well as building up the communities that line the railway's path. The Windows 8...

Dunky Dough Ball
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by George Ponder
May 07, 2015

Dunky Dough Ball is a challenging arcade game that has you bouncing a dough ball around a maze of obstacles, collecting coins and eventually landing safely in a dipping bowl.

Dunky Dough Ball is available for low memory Windows Phones and as is, not a bad time waster of a game....

RYG
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by George Ponder
May 06, 2015

RYG is a fast paced, endless runner styled Windows Phone game that puts you behind the controls of a space racer. The challenge is to see how far you can travel down the Road of Stars before racing off the road and into the dark depths of space.

Available for low-memory Windows...