Articles by George Ponder

Sparkle 2 Evo
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by George Ponder
Nov 25, 2014

Sparkle 2 Evo is a game of survival for our Windows Phone that has you rising up from the primordial goo as a tiny aquatic creature and progress up the evolutionary ladder.

The evolutionary path has several options including becoming an aggressive carnivore, a sluggish herbivore...

Biotix: Phage Genesis
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by George Ponder
Nov 25, 2014

Biotix: Phage Genesis is a war game for our Windows Phone where you are battling for the survival of your species on the cellular level.

The game has a single player, multi-level gaming mode and an online multiplayer quick battle mode. Add the ability to upgrade your cells with...

Dead Hunt
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by George Ponder
Nov 24, 2014

Zombies have invaded the Windows Phone Store once again. This time they are running amuck in the Windows Phone title Dead Hunt.

Dead Hunt has Zombies overwhelming the world, seeking out fresh human brains to dine upon. Your job, as you might guess, is to battle waves of Zombies...

Best Windows Phone camera apps
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by George Ponder
Nov 22, 2014

Windows Central App Roundup: Top Rated Windows Phone camera apps

This week's Windows Central roundup is going to take on a slightly different twist. We want to know what your favorite Windows Phone camera alternative is. The native Windows Phone camera app is a capable camera app but...

Pompei Apocalypse
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by George Ponder
Nov 22, 2014

Pompei Apocalypse is a fast paced arcade styled game for Windows Phone where you race to save the ancient city of Pompeii from balls of fire that is spewing from the volcano Vesuvius.

Available for low-memory devices, Pompei Apocalypse has Facebook integration for sharing your...

Hero Forge
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by George Ponder
Nov 21, 2014

Hero Forge is a RPG game for your Windows Phone that combines puzzle solving with combat rounds. The game is also a Massively Multi-Player Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) mode where you not only can skip battling computer opponents and seek out other players globally to rough up....

Amazing Brick
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by George Ponder
Nov 20, 2014

Amazing Brick is a simple Windows Phone game that calls upon you to bounce a brick up through a maze of portals while avoiding obstacles that are placed along the way.

The game is another simple title in the Windows Phone Store that has plenty of challenge. Amazing Brick also...

Start Design
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by George Ponder
Nov 19, 2014

There are plenty of Windows Phone apps available to create custom wallpapers for your Start Screen or Lockscreen. Start Design is a relatively new offering in this genre of apps and hopes to catch everyone's creative eye.

Start Design not only allows you to create colorful...

Berry Hill
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by George Ponder
Nov 19, 2014

Berry Hill is a Windows Phone puzzle game where you have to remove all the berries from the gaming screen by smashing them together. The concept may sound simple but the challenge comes into play with a limited number of moves and movement restrictions.

Available for low-memory...

MeeDJ
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by George Ponder
Nov 18, 2014

MeeDJ is a DJ mixing console for Windows Phone that was created for those who enjoy mixing tracks. It places you in control of your Windows Phone music library with the ability to mix songs by jogging, pitching and applying an assortment of audio effects.

MeeDJ is normally a...

Brain Rush!!!
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by George Ponder
Nov 18, 2014

Some of the best things in life are the simplest. The same can be said of Windows Phone games and Brain Rush!!! may be the simplest game on Store shelves.

You are tasked with matching incoming shapes with the shape at the bottom of the screen. The longer you survive, the quicker...

Bang Bang Monsters
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by George Ponder
Nov 17, 2014

Bang Bang Monsters is a Windows Phone arcade game where you must protect your herd of sheep from an alien invasion. You play the role of a farm girl, who is armed to the hilt with an assortment of nasty weapons who must take out a wide assortment of alien monsters who are intent on...

Shoot-a Story
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by George Ponder
Nov 16, 2014

Shoot-a Story is one of the more unique Windows Phone shooter games available in the Store. First, the game is composed completely out of text and second, the goal is to destroy some of history's greatest novels, word by word.

Every aspect of Shoot-a Story, from game play to the...

Top rated New and Rising Games
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by George Ponder
Nov 15, 2014

Windows Central Roundup: New and Rising Windows Phone Games

For those not familiar, the Windows Phone Store has a category of apps and games that highlights new and rising titles. If you are curious what new games and apps are on Store shelves that are gaining popularity, this is a...

Ghost Academy
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by George Ponder
Nov 15, 2014

Ghost Academy is a Windows Phone game that pulls together a collection of mini-games that will test your skills at speed, timing and observation. Ghost Academy's premise is that each game represents a monster skill that a young vampire, zombie or possessed skeleton may need training on...

ReadAloud
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by George Ponder
Nov 14, 2014

ReadAloud is a text to speech converter for your Windows Phone or Windows 8 device. The app supports conversion of web pages and .PDF files.

You can also save articles opened in ReadAloud for listening to later and control the rate and pitch of the spoken words. While we did...

Dead Earth: Trigger Man Duty
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by George Ponder
Nov 13, 2014

Dead Earth: Trigger Man Duty & Last Shooter Call is a first person, Sci-Fi shooter for our Windows Phone where you find yourself in the middle of a war against cyborgs.

You patrol the streets taking out as many rebellious machines as possible before your oxygen supply (a.k.a...

Someline
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by George Ponder
Nov 12, 2014

Someline is an enjoyable Windows Phone puzzle game where you are tasked with linking colors squares by tracing a path between the two. The challenge comes into play in that your lines cannot share the same path.

The puzzle game has eight worlds with 120 levels of play with the...

Fast Camera
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by George Ponder
Nov 11, 2014

Fast Camera is a Windows Phone photography app that allows you to capture up to 25 HD photos per second. Once captured you can skim through the images and save the best photos to your phone.

Along with the burst feature, Fast Camera also has a time-lapse mode, a self-timer and...

Camera360Pro
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by George Ponder
Nov 11, 2014

Camera360 is one of the more popular Windows Phone camera apps on Store shelves and the developers have launched a sequel of sorts that they hope will have similar success - Camera360Pro.

Camera360Pro is billed as a more advanced, premium version of the original but at first...