Articles by George Ponder

Battle Odyssey
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by George Ponder
May 08, 2015

Battle Odyssey is one of the latest gaming titles from Gameloft and is available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone. The game has you sailing the ocean blue to the land of Pondera (no relation) where you get to battle evil and free the land from its grasp. You use elemental powers to...

Next Stop for Windows 8
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by George Ponder
May 07, 2015

Next Stop is a strategy game for Windows 8 that has you re-building a dilapidated railroad line and defend it against a bank takeover.

You spend your days repairing and building up the railroad as well as building up the communities that line the railway's path. The Windows 8...

Dunky Dough Ball
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by George Ponder
May 07, 2015

Dunky Dough Ball is a challenging arcade game that has you bouncing a dough ball around a maze of obstacles, collecting coins and eventually landing safely in a dipping bowl.

Dunky Dough Ball is available for low memory Windows Phones and as is, not a bad time waster of a game....

RYG
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by George Ponder
May 06, 2015

RYG is a fast paced, endless runner styled Windows Phone game that puts you behind the controls of a space racer. The challenge is to see how far you can travel down the Road of Stars before racing off the road and into the dark depths of space.

Available for low-memory Windows...

Luno
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by George Ponder
May 05, 2015

Luno is a somewhat interesting Windows Phone game where you are called upon to help a young boy, Luno, find his way through the woods and safely home.

The challenge is that Luno is sleep walking and isn't being very careful where he steps. You have to protect him from bear traps...

Lock Screen Changer
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by George Ponder
May 04, 2015

Lock Screen Changer is a Windows Phone app that automatically changes your lockscreen using image's from your Pictures Hub. Lock Screen Changer has the ability to create multiple collections from your image galleries that can be scheduled.

First impressions of Lock Screen...

Monster Castle
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by George Ponder
May 04, 2015

Monster Castle is a Windows Phone where you play the role of the monster, defending your castle from an invasion of heroes and taking the fight to the hero's castles. The game is part tower defense, part city builder and part social game. You play the role of an exiled chief of monsters...

Windows Central Roundup: Made by Microsoft
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by George Ponder
May 02, 2015

Microsoft has developed or helped develop a boat load of Windows Phone apps and games over the years and to help you get pointed in the right direction to find these titles, the Windows Phone Store has a Made by Microsoft Collection.

If you do a keyword search for "Microsoft" in...

Sketch Me! Pro
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by George Ponder
May 01, 2015

Sketch Me! Pro is a Windows Phone photography app that will let you easily transform your photographs into drawings, cartoons or sketch images.\

The Windows Phone app has a host of effects and adjustment to fine tune your image conversions and you can share your creations...

Trial Xtreme 4
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by George Ponder
May 01, 2015

Trial Xtreme 4 is a relatively new Windows Phone game that puts you behind the handle bars of a motorcycle where you race opponents across some rather inventive courses. Courses that are filled with crazy obstacles to jump over, ride through and all too often find yourself eating the...

One Drop of Life
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by George Ponder
Apr 30, 2015

One Drop of Life is a relatively new Windows Phone game that is designed to raise our awareness of the importance of water while having a little fun in the process.

You have to navigate a water droplet through a maze of twigs, leafs and toxic waste to reach a collection of crops...

Metro 2033 Wars
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by George Ponder
Apr 29, 2015

Metro 2033 is a Windows Phone strategy game based on the Dmitry Glukhovsky's novel Metro 2033. The story behind the game places you in a post-apocalyptic world where global powers have unleashed their nuclear weapons, forcing thousands underground to survive.

The Windows Phone...

UnZip
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by George Ponder
Apr 28, 2015

Touted as the best file archiver for Windows Phone, UnZip is the myAppFree Windows Phone deal of the week.

The app supports a wide range of compression formats, password protection for the archive files you create and has support for multivolume archives. The Windows Phone app...

Lep's World 3
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by George Ponder
Apr 28, 2015

Lep's World 3 is a relatively new Windows Phone game where evil trolls have stolen a Leprechaun village's stash of gold, along with kidnapping the residents. The platformer game has 120 levels to navigate, plenty of monsters to avoid as you recover your gold and rescue the villagers....

Smash Champs
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by George Ponder
Apr 27, 2015

Smash Champs is an arcade styled fighting game that hit Windows Phone Store shelves last week. The Windows Phone game is from the developers of Subway Surfers and has you taking on the role of trainer for some rather beastly fighters.

The better you train, the better your...

Windows Phone Roundup: City Builders
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by George Ponder
Apr 25, 2015

If you enjoy long, drawn out games then city builder games can be a great option for your Windows Phone gaming library. These time management games call on you to build up a city from scratch and often include a number of missions your growing community will have to conquer.

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Enterchained
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by George Ponder
Apr 24, 2015

This week's Windows 8 myAppFree deal is an interesting combat game where you take on the role of gladiator fighting for your life in the arena. The twist is that you are chained to a partner and have to work together to battle your way to victory.

The Windows 8 version normally...

Word Lord
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by George Ponder
Apr 24, 2015

No argument here. There is a vast selection of word games available in the Windows Phone Store and many of them are entertaining, enjoyable and addictive titles. Word Lord is a fairly new word game offering that hopes to join the ranks of the must have Windows Phone games.

The...

123 Kids Fun Music
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by George Ponder
Apr 23, 2015

123 Kids Fun Music is a Windows Phone learning app that is designed to tap into your child's creativity and let them explore the world of musical instruments.

The Windows Phone app is part of a series of educational apps from RosMedia that focus on childhood development through...

Prime World: Defenders
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by George Ponder
Apr 22, 2015

Prime World: Defenders is a relatively new tower defense game in the Windows Phone Store that offers a slight fantasy gaming feel. The Windows Phone game combines the traditional elements of a tower defense game with a touch of magic to help you defend various locations within your...