These are some of the most popular and best-selling games for the Pocket PC, available for download on the Internet.
Scrabble, developed by Handmark (www.handmark.com), features a built-in Official Scrabble Player’s Dictionary and an optional full-definition dictionary to view the definitions of each word as they are played. You can play in two different modes – Friendly and Tournament mode – against an automated computer opponent or real opponents using multiple devices with IR (infrared) beaming. Registration is $29.99.
GameBox Solitaire by PDAmill (www.pdamill.com), is a pack that includes ten popular card games, featuring good graphics, nice music and sound effects, smooth card animations, alpha effects, and great playability. The GameBox Solitaire is available for download on PDAmill website (www.pdamill.com) for $14.95.
Pocket War, developed b MetalShard (www.metalshard.com), is a strategic turn-based war game in which you start with a single city that can produce an assortment of war machines and troops in order to try and defeat the automated computer opponent. The new version 1.58 is more realistic and includes additional options. You have to register the demo ($24.97) in order to unlock the Save, multiplayer-disabled, 150 turns max options.
PocketSlay, from Sean O’Connor’s Windows Games (www.windowsgames.com), is a strategy game with a medieval set, where the main island is divided up between the six players. The game objective is to try and capture the enemies’ territories and link them up with your own to make it stronger. The game can be registered for $20.
Arcade Park is game collection from C-EON Software (www.c-eon.com) containing seven great classic arcade games – Arkanoid, Asteroids, Black Shark, Digger, Lode Runner, Pac-Man, and Ping-Pong.