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Pogo

Browser-Based Online Gaming Resource


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Published 09/24/2010 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Pogo offers users an immense collection of online games to play. The category options are very extensive, including puzzle, card, word, casino, board, cash, arcade, sports, and free games. Visitors can choose their game and start playing. Not everything on Pogo is free, but for anyone willing to pay for their play time, the site has a lot of entertainment potential. This is especially beneficial for users that spend a lot of time in front of a computer.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Pogo falls under the umbrella of Electronic Arts (EA). Ever since February of 1982, Electronic Arts has been producing some of the most popular gaming titles available. The company has evolved through the decades to stay on top of the latest trends and newest consoles and computer technology. Pogo is just one of the many products created under the Electronic Arts name.

What are the differences to other apps?

Finding a game to play online is not a difficult task, however many sites offer bland games that are very similar, or only a handful of games to begin with. Pogo, on the other hand, has an extensive list that covers almost any genre of internet based game a user could possibly want to play. The site can accommodate any gaming taste and preference, with matching games like classic Mah Jong to modern, unique games like Flower Daze.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Pogo is a website dedicated entirely to playing games, so a little color and eye-catching images is to be expected. The site certainly uses vibrant colors to draw attention to the many games available to users. Banners displaying the current titles available on Pogo are cycled through, complete with animated elements. Although the site overall may seem a bit busy, it has a sense of organization that makes it relatively easy to navigate. Most users, from a new beginner to a seasoned gamer, can find the games they want to play and enjoy them as much as they like on Pogo.

How does the registration process work?

Visitors to the Pogo website can become members by clicking the “Register” link found at the top of the webpage. Users also have the option of connected through their existing Facebook profile. For anyone that does not have a profile or does not wish to link the two, clicking the link works just as well. New users are asked to enter a screenname, password, gender, date of birth, country, and email address. The check box opt in for Pogo newsletters and special offers from Electronic Arts is automatically selected. Users will have to uncheck to opt out of email messages.

What does it cost to use the application?

Users have the option of signing up for Club Pogo. The premium account is available as a two week free trial for new members. After that, users can choose to pay just under $6 per month for ongoing access, which includes renewal rewards. The second option is a 40% discount when paying just under $40 for a yearly membership. Regardless of which payment plan the member chooses, they are given access to exclusive Club Pogo games, no advertisements, and the ability to earn badges and accept challenges.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Pogo is ideal for anyone who spends a lot of long hours in front of a computer and is in dire need of something entertaining to do. Also, individuals that prefer to play computer games can appreciate the wide selection offered through Pogo. Even Club Pogo is relatively inexpensive and allows the user access to even more games. Overall, Pogo is a site for visitors that enjoy spending time playing games online.

  • Earn badges while playing
  • Access exclusive games only available to Club Pogo members
  • No advertisements while playing
  • The ability to accept game challenges
  • Sign up bonuses and renewal rewards


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