Verdict for Pogo - www.pogo.com
Pogo www.pogo.com is an online senation with millions of visitors each day who enjoy playing its wide variety of online games.
Are you considering a game or two at Pogo?
Or are you just inquisitive about what other players think?
Read our Editor's Summary below of consumer reviews at Review Centre and overview of Pogo games and facts. Written June 2006 by the Review Centre Editor.
Exactly 20 Pogo reviewers so far have given their verdict at Review Centre on the Pogo phenomenon passing a 70 per cent recommendation. The reason for this endorsement is the large variety of games, social chat and friendliness of the site as well as the opportunity to win actual cash prizes.
Of concerns and issues expressed some visitors to Review Centre say the main problems encountered are a lack of customer support, including a difficulty contacting Pogo, and also the problem of the site crashing and or users being locked out of games rooms without explanation. Most reviewers are very satisfied with the Pogo experience though and enjoy it a lot.
The site appears to have created a fun community and is extremely popular worldwide with millions of daily players. Read our Reviewer's comments in detail to give you an even better idea of what real people think of Pogo.
Pogo.Com is an online game community experience involving free online puzzles and word, card, casino, sports, board and arcade games, many of which offer the opportunity to win cash prizes. To begin playing most games you have to go through a simple registration process. Only North American - ie US or Canada - players can win cash prizes.
- Popular Games include Vaults of Atlantis Slots, High Stakes Pool; and the fun word play game: Word Whomp.
- Classics Games includes solitaire, checkers (draughts) chess; and others which you can play against the computer or with fellow players.
- Other Sports Games include All Star football and PGA Golf.
- Free Casino Games, including blackjack and video poker, offer real money prizes.
- Puzzle Games include many cash prizes such as trivia games which offer cash prizes based on trivial pursuit type questions.
- Bingo Games includes Jackpot Bingo with rollover jackpot after each game if there is no winner.
- Crosswords and word search games include the very popular cash prize game: Word Whomp.
- Pogo.Com attracts 2.6 million players each day.
- Has over 75 free online games.
- Club Pogo is a subscription-based version of Pogo.com offering premium services including exclusive games, avatars, ad-free games and enhanced prizes.
- Pogo To Go offers download for a one off fee of favourite Pogo.com games so you can play offline or take on the road.
- PC versions for some games such as Word Whomp are available to buy.
- Pogo.Com users are 65 per cent female.
- Over 70 per cent of Pogo.Com players play card games. About 50 per cent regularly play word and casino games.
- Players can win thousands of dollars each month via jackpots or by cashing tokens they have collected playing games.
- Players can also win money by signing up for bonus token giveaways and the Pogo.Com newsletter.
- Almost one-fifth of Pogo.com games are multiplayer. These include popular 'classics' Backgammon, Bridge, Checkers, Dominoes, Poker, Chess and Cribbage.
- Pogo includes a chat feature. Players can chat about the games and themselves.
- Pogo is a product of Electronic Arts Inc (EA), based in Redwood City, California. EA is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company.
- EA was founded in 1982 and develops and publishes interactive software worldwide for videogame systems, PCs and the Internet.