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It's like Red Rover, but with lasers.
We already talked about Anomaly Defenders this morning, 11-bit's sci-fi tower defence game that casts you Ender Wiggin-style into the role of protecting the aliens you were once trying to exterminate.

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"We're not putting up with those leafers this year."
Polish studio 11-bit's Anomaly series of tower offense games was so popular that for a few years they were an Anomaly factory, steadily cranking out new editions of the game and little else.

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She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts, kid. I've made a lot of special modifications myself.
"Hey, didn't you just write about Galaxy Trucker last week?" Yep. I did.

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Doing "Harry and the Hendersons" was actually part of his sentence.
If you've heard a better pitch for a game this year than one in which you play the parole officer responsible for giant cryptid in the far future, please post it to me immediately.

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By Jove!
This has been Hunted Cow's Summer of Licensing Love. The Scottish developers have already lined up partnerships with Victory Point Games and Decision Games to bring their tabletop titles to digital, and they just told me that they've got one more hook-up to announce.

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 Neuroshima Hex is one of those board games for iOS that we always seem to forget about. We shouldn't. It's a great implementation that's been polished to a fine sheen over the past several years and, unlike a lot of board game apps, still routinely gets updated with new content.

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I want my corners.
Finally, a drug tycoon game. Sadly, it's not the drug tycoon game we all wanted the most (namely, one that lets you play as Stringer Bell) but it's definitely something I want to play.

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Cleared to dock.
Starbase Orion creator Rocco Bowling's latest game is now out worldwide on the App Store. Starbase Annex is set in the same universe as Bowling's Master of Orion-inspired 4X game but it's much simpler.

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Right round baby.
The inimitable Michael Brough has got a new game for us soon, and it's a big shift from the roguelikes he's been making lately like 868-HACK and Zaga-33. In fact, it's probably best described as an arcade game, but being a game from...

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Lady F and I were at the RA this weekend to see the Dennis Hopper photography exhibit, and were greeted by this installation of U-boats lurking in the entryway. None of the young ticket-rippers working that day seemed to know who the artist was or what...

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