Articles by George Ponder

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...

Ion Galactic: The Conflict
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by George Ponder
Apr 06, 2015

Ion Galactic: The Conflict is a Windows Phone game where you are tasked with conquering the galaxy. The game is presented in board game fashion where you manage and build a collection of ships along with plenty of enemy bases to capture and hostile ships to destroy in two gaming modes...

Surface 3 at Best Buy
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by George Ponder
Apr 04, 2015

I swung by the local Best Buy to do a little window-shopping and stumbled upon the Microsoft Surface 3. It was a display unit for the 64GB version of the Surface 3, and it looked good.

As appearance goes, the Surface 3 looks and feels a lot like the Surface 2. You do have the...

Top Windows Phone Baseball Apps
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by George Ponder
Apr 04, 2015

Opening Day for Major League Baseball is right around the corner and for those who like to follow all the action around the Diamond, there are a few Windows Phone apps that might come in handy.

While it is doubtful that MLB At Bat will return to the Windows Phone Store lineup,...

Ninja Shurican
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by George Ponder
Apr 04, 2015

Ninja Shurican is a relatively new Windows Phone game that has you playing the role of a ninja warrior who is traveling the underworld to battle demons and avoid countless dangers.

We were tipped on this endless runner game and decided to take it for a spin. Ninja Shurican is...

Rebels
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by George Ponder
Apr 03, 2015

Rebels is a new Windows Phone game from Disney that is based on the Star Wars Rebels television series. As one might guess, you are tasked with several missions that pits you against the evil Empire.

The game, also known as Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions, is full of...

Mini Golf Stars
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by George Ponder
Apr 02, 2015

Mini Golf Stars is a relatively new Windows Phone game that will test your abilities on a wide variety of miniature golf courses.

The sports game includes over 150 holes of carpet golf that are spread across nineteen courses. Mechanics are simple and you have two bonuses to help...

Future Factory
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by George Ponder
Apr 01, 2015

Future Factory is a new Windows Phone game that hit Store shelves last week. This arcade styled shooter provides you with plenty of robot targets to blow up and shoot up.

The story line has you battling your way out of a secret factory where robots rule and humans are not...

InstaBlender
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by George Ponder
Mar 31, 2015

InstaBlender is marketed as a simplistic and creative Windows Phone app for combining images with different blend modes. The photography app has fifteen blend filters, a photo editor powered by the Nokia Imaging SDK and support for sharing your images on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and...

Band Pro
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by George Ponder
Mar 31, 2015

We have seen an explosion of Microsoft Band Apps landing in the Windows Phone Store and Band Pro is one of the latest to join the genre of apps.

The app will let you customize the Band's wallpaper and insert an image icon into the mix. Band Pro comes pre-loaded with a handful of...

GPS Tracking 4D
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by George Ponder
Mar 30, 2015

GPS Tracking 4D is a new Windows Phone app from the developers of GPS Voice Navigation and with the support of the AppCampus project. The app allows you to share your location with friends and family, as well as see their location from your Windows Phone. Much like you can do with...

Inchy
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by George Ponder
Mar 30, 2015

Inchy is a very simple Windows Phone game where you help guide a little iguana up the screen. You do so by stretchy Inchy's tongue out to latch on and travel from platform to platform. The design is simple and while Inchy could be described as an endless tongue Windows Phone game, it...

Magma Mobile gaming roundup
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by George Ponder
Mar 28, 2015

Magma Mobile is a gaming developer that has quietly built up a rather impressive and popular portfolio of Windows Phone games. Many of the gaming titles are great time wasters with challenging game play and nice graphics.

For this weekend's Windows Central Roundup, we have...

Epic Wars
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by George Ponder
Mar 28, 2015

Epic Wars is a Windows Phone game that has you seeking planetary domination one gaming level at a time. The game will test your skills at strategy and reaction as you send your troops to invade and occupy neighboring planets.

Graphics are very minimal, game play has a bit of a...

Ultimate Torch
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by George Ponder
Mar 27, 2015

While there are plenty of flashlight apps in the Windows Phone Store, Ultimate Torch is a simple option worth considering that has a bit of flare to it.

The Windows Phone app comes to us from the developers of myAppFree and has a very clean interface along with a Batman mode to...

Sports Jeopardy
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by George Ponder
Mar 27, 2015

Sports Jeopardy is a relatively new Windows Phone game that takes you on the set of the popular television game show Jeopardy to test your knowledge of the sports world.

The game follows the same format as the TV game show, has customizable characters, online gaming modes and...

PacTruck
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by George Ponder
Mar 26, 2015

PacTruck is a Windows Phone arcade game that has you guiding a truck through a Pac-Man styled maze, collecting cash along the way.

The game has simple controls and 255 levels of play. Available for low-memory Windows Phones and Windows 8, PacTruck makes a nice first impression...