Articles by George Ponder

Amazing Ninja
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 10, 2014

Amazing Ninja is a Windows Phone game that has a minimalistic design and feel but is not without challenge. The story line behind Amazing Ninja has you playing the role of a young ninja warrior whose girlfriend has been captured by an evil witch.

Game play with Amazing Ninja is...

AT&T Lumia 830
Article
by George Ponder
Nov 08, 2014

Without a lot of fanfare the AT&T Lumia 830 Windows Phone hit store shelves yesterday. Affectionately named the "affordable flagship", the 830 sports a 5" ClearBlack Screen protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass 3. Add the Quad Core Snapdragon processor, 1GB of Ram, 16GB storage with...

Windows Phone Game Roundup
Article
by George Ponder
Nov 08, 2014

Windows Phone Game Roundup: Hidden Object Games

For those not familiar, the Windows Phone Store has combed through the hundreds of thousands of apps and games to create a series of Collections to help users get started in the right direction. You have Collections for voice command apps...

Nova Bacon
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 08, 2014

Nova Bacon is an arcade styled Windows Phone game where you are in charge of supplying the pork products (a.k.a. pigs) for an outer space fly-thru restaurant. You'll snatch up wayward pigs as they roam the earth and protect them from attempts by humans to save them from slaughter as you...

AT&T Lumia 830
Article
by George Ponder
Nov 07, 2014

The AT&T Lumia 830 Windows Phone does, in fact, has support for Qi wireless charging. Many collectively crossed their fingers when Windows Central first reported that AT&T would leave the Qi wireless feature in place. There was some concern that a last minute decision...

Balls in Line Lite
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 07, 2014

Balls in Line Lite is a Windows Phone game that is described as a remake of the classic game Color Lines that has been fine-tuned to meet today's gamers needs. I'm not exactly sure what "today's gamers needs" means but Balls in Line Lite seems to have more of a board game feel and...

Reachme
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 06, 2014

Reachme is a Windows Phone app that offers a simple means of sharing your location with others. The app is a Microsoft Garage project and lets you send your location, along with turn-by-turn directions to get to that location. While sharing your location with Reachme is presented in...

Andromeda Blue RL
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 05, 2014

Andromeda Blue RL is a sci-fi styled combat game available in the Windows Phone Store that has you battling your opponent for control of a group of floating islands.

You can compete online against other Andromeda players or take on the computer in a single player game. The...

Frederic
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by George Ponder
Nov 04, 2014

Frederic is a Windows Phone game that has you traveling around the world with the legendary composer Frederic Chopin as he is resurrected to prove that his music is still tops and save the music industry.

You get to battle opponents from the piano keyboard from across nine...

Toilet Time
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 04, 2014

There are plenty of Windows Phone games available in the Store to help you pass short bits of time. These games are not overly complicated but challenging nonetheless. Toilet Time is one such Windows Phone game that is a collection of quick, mini-games designed to help you pass the time...

Quicky
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 03, 2014

Quicky is an interesting Windows Phone app that creates app shortcuts for your Windows Phone Notifications Center in slightly roundabout way. You essentially send yourself notifications that, with the help of a little bit of coding, serve as shortcuts to launch particular apps or games...

Top Rated Fishing Games
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 01, 2014

Fishing is a fantastic way to spend the day but with the Seasons changing and temperatures dropping, the opportunity to spend an afternoon on the lake may not still be available for many. For those who are itching to try their hand at hooking the catch of the day during the colder...

Night Chopper
Review
by George Ponder
Nov 01, 2014

If you are in search of a simple, challenging, addictive game for your Windows Phone - you will want to try Night Chopper.

Night Chopper is inspired by the Timberman games but approaches being a lumberjack from a slightly different angle. The viewpoint of chopping down the tree...

Diamond Blitz
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 31, 2014

Diamond Blitz is an online puzzle game where you play against others to see who can create the most matches (or diamonds) from multi-colored tiles. Game play is similar to other online games available such as Wordament; you just try to play with colored tiles instead of letters.

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Monster Buster: World Invasion
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 30, 2014

Monster Buster: World Invasion is a Windows Phone game where you wage one on one battles with fantasy monsters. The game calls on you to search your neighborhood using your Windows Phone location services for a wide variety of monsters, battle them and once defeated they become...

Glass Crush
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 29, 2014

Glass Crush is a challenging puzzle game for Windows Phone that offers a slight twist on the match three concept. You are given a collection of cubes of assorted colors and have to crush them by creating matches of three or more.

The challenge comes into play in that you have a...

8 Zip
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by George Ponder
Oct 28, 2014

8 Zip is a feature rich file archiver that is available for Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices. The app allows you create, open and manage a wide range of archive formats.

The app also supports transparent Live Tiles and theme customizations to give 8 Zip a personal touch. 8...

Lightomania
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 28, 2014

Lightomania is a lively Windows Phone puzzle game that has you bouncing and shooting fuzzy little creatures where they can gobble up a hanging light. You'll bounce the fuzzy creatures off each other and navigate around an assortment of obstacles and dangers to get to the light bulb....

Election Essential
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 27, 2014

Mid-term Elections are right around the corner with U.S. voters going to the polls to elect Federal, State and Local officials. Election Essential is an app available for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 that is designed to deliver information on the State and Federal candidates on the...

Moto Racing
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 25, 2014

Moto Racing is an endless runner styled game for your Windows Phone that has you weaving a motorcycle through traffic. You collect coins to buy new and faster motorcycles and ultimately see how far you can go without kissing the pavement.

The game's pace does have a little zip...