Articles by George Ponder

Pancake Panic
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by George Ponder
Apr 21, 2015

Pancake Panic is an interesting Windows Phone game in many respects. The game was developed in one week as a way to help teach primary school students, ages 9-11, in the UK how to code. The developers, Chaos Created, provided these workshops for students in hopes of possibly inspiring...

Momentum Racing
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by George Ponder
Apr 20, 2015

Momentum Racing is a relatively new Windows Phone game that puts you behind the wheel of a wide range of cars to see how well you can handle the curves and straight-aways of street racing.

The game includes three gaming modes, ten sports cars and plenty of upgrades to give your...

Comic Book Fans Collection
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by George Ponder
Apr 18, 2015

This week we are setting aside our Windows Phone and taking a look at one of the Collections in the Windows Store. As many know, the Windows Phone Store has a series of Collections that pulls together Windows Phone games or apps that are from the same genre such as shopping apps,...

Pipeman 2
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by George Ponder
Apr 17, 2015

There are countless Windows Phone games in the Store that are entertaining time wasters. These are the games that are fun and challenging to play but don't require lengthy amounts of time to conquer (or fail). Pipeman 2 falls nicely into this genre of Windows Phone games with over fifty...

Checkpoint Champion
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by George Ponder
Apr 16, 2015

Checkpoint Champion is a relatively new Windows Phone game that takes a somewhat unique approach to car racing. The game puts you behind the wheel for a series of grueling 10-15 second challenges.

Available for low-memory Windows Phones and Windows 8 devices, Checkpoint Champion...

Karaoke One
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by George Ponder
Apr 15, 2015

Karaoke One offers you a feature rich Karaoke experience from your Windows 8 device with access to thousands of songs. Karaoke One is also available as a Windows Phone app for those times your karaoke needs are more mobile oriented.

Karaoke One is a freemium app in the Windows...

Band Pro
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by George Ponder
Apr 15, 2015

Band Pro is a simple Windows Phone app for sending customized wallpapers to your Microsoft Band.

The app was updated recently to iron out a few bugs and deliver a few more features into the mix. For starters, the issues related to the HTC M8 One has been fixed and you now have...

Second Chance
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by George Ponder
Apr 15, 2015

Second Chance is a Windows Phone game that is a collection of mini-games that you play in five second spurts. The games will test your reaction speed, concentration and powers of deduction. The primary goal of Second Chance is to survive for as long as possible by solving the five...

Supra RPG
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by George Ponder
Apr 14, 2015

Supra RPG is a popular Windows Phone game full of action, adventure and 8 bit graphics. You play the role of the hero who is on an epic journey across the vast world of Supra. Your mission - bring the masters of evil to justice.

The game is available for low-memory Windows...

Toca Kitchen 2
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by George Ponder
Apr 14, 2015

Toca Kitchen 2 is the sequel to the original Windows Phone game for children that puts your child in the kitchen with a wide range of ingredients to prepare some rather unique meals.

Toca Kitchen is a part of a series of games that are designed to challenge your child's...

Dead Trigger 2
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by George Ponder
Apr 13, 2015

Dead Trigger 2 hit the Windows Phone Store earlier this month and joins the ranks of quality Windows Phone games such as Dead Earth: Trigger Man and Dead Target: Zombie. As you might guess, Dead Trigger 2 is a first person shooter where you roam the world killing the walking dead....

Into the Shadows Collection
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by George Ponder
Apr 11, 2015

For those who may not be familiar, the Windows Phone Store features a series of app and game collections that groups Windows Phone titles into a wide range of categories. Microsoft does a good job of rotating these collections and one collection that we haven't notice recently popped up...

Loco Music Player
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by George Ponder
Apr 10, 2015

Loco Music Player is a Windows Phone app that makes it easy to create and manage song playlists from your music files. While you can play individual songs from the app's music library, Loco's strength rests with playlists.

Playlists can be created based on artists, albums or...

modTuner Pro
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by George Ponder
Apr 09, 2015

modTuner Pro is a feature rich tone generator that is available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices. It is suitable for tuning a wide range of musical instruments such as guitars, basses, violins, cellos and more.

modTuner Pro normally runs $3.99 but for the next twenty...

Dictator: Revolt
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by George Ponder
Apr 09, 2015

If you are looking for a simple, somewhat amusing Windows Phone game to pass the time with consider Dictator: Revolt. You play the role of a young dictator who must make wise and timely decisions that will impact the stability of your government and most importantly the balance in your...

No Escape Lasers
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by George Ponder
Apr 08, 2015

No Escape – Lasers is a relative new Windows Phone game that joins the ranks of a crowded field of endless runner games available in the Store. No Escape tries to set itself apart with a somewhat unique game style/orientation for this particular genre. No Escape is played in vertical...

Pilot Brothers
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by George Ponder
Apr 07, 2015

Pilot Brothers is Windows Phone game that has you playing the role of detective brothers who must solve the mystery of a prized elephant that has gone missing. Game play is a mixture of puzzle solving and teamwork as you control both the Pilot brothers as they tackle the 15 levels of...

myAppFree for Windows 8
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by George Ponder
Apr 07, 2015

myAppFree is a Windows Phone app that you should be familiar with. The app works with Windows Phone developers to offer free or discounted pricing on a wide variety of Windows Phone games and apps. The deals often run twenty-four hours and are available throughout the week.

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The Lost War
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by George Ponder
Apr 07, 2015

The Lost War is a Windows Phone game where you control an advanced robot/spaceship and battle the evil empire.

The game includes two gaming modes, campaign and survival, each with tons of enemies to blow up. The 3D graphics helps give The Lost War a bit of appeal but slow load...

ULTRAFLOW
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by George Ponder
Apr 06, 2015

ULTRAFLOW is a Windows Phone game that may drive you nuts. The puzzle game has you trying to bounce a ball through an obstacle course, eventually land in a hole. While the concept sounds simple in that you have a limited number of bounces to sink the ball into the hole.

Graphics...