Articles by George Ponder

Superslug
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by George Ponder
May 26, 2015

Superslug is the latest Windows Phone game from Infinite Square and has you fighting off an invasion of hostile chickens. You can destroy the chickens by tapping them or jumping over them with your super slug.

Game play does take on an endless runner feel in that you play until...

Tiltagon
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by George Ponder
May 25, 2015

Tiltagon is a challenging arcade game for your Windows Phone where you have to balance a ball on a hexagon platform, collect cubes to generate more platforms and travel across as many platforms as possible before you fall into oblivion (and you will fall).

The official gaming...

Bring Me Home
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by George Ponder
May 24, 2015

If you are looking for an entertaining way to pass the time, the Windows Phone Store has plenty of games that can keep you occupied and help time move a little quicker. Bring Me Home is a relatively new Windows Phone game that hopes to catch your eye and join the ranks of the quality...

Travel Apps for Windows Phone
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by George Ponder
May 23, 2015

For many of us, summer is quickly approaching and that often means it is time for a family holiday. If you are planning a vacation getaway to the beach, the mountains, across the ocean blue or simply planning a business trip, the Windows Phone Store has a nice selection of apps to help...

Tales from Dragon Mountain: The Strix
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by George Ponder
May 22, 2015

Hidden object games can be an entertaining, challenging way to spend a little gaming time with and the Windows Store has several quality offerings. Tales from Dragon Mountain: The Strix hopes to join the ranks of these quality games and to add to the game's appeal, it is today's...

Sounds of the Animal Kingdom
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by George Ponder
May 22, 2015

Sounds of the Animal Kingdom is an educational Windows Phone game designed to use sounds and animations to teach children about animals.

Sounds of the Animal Kingdom has a simple interface that is well designed for children to navigate around and plenty of opportunities for...

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...