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Dog day afternoon.
Seanbaby and his team stopped working on comedy math-'em-up Calculords entirely earlier this year, moving on to a new project. But a special UN delegation (led by Pope Francis, the ghost of third coup for that platform in as many weeks) and it will...

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Goodbye to all that.
The Ensign, the prequel to the bleakly minimalist A Dark Room is now out on iOS -- developer Amir Rajan revealed its existence to us a couple of weeks ago.

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Gobbos don't do chivalry.
At GenCon in Indianapolis this past week, Fantasy Flight revealed something exciting. No, it's not the tablet version of Android Netrunner we dared to hope for, but you won't be mad about this.

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Now let's see if we can get West the Cannonball Run license.
Though it's been in development for a year, we didn't take notice of Christian West's glossy open-wheel racing simulator Motorsport Manager until June -- and just as well.

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That's... no moon?
This isn't The Official Pocket Tactics Review of Star Realms (Neumann will be bringing those particular tablets down from Mount Hexmap this week) but I've gotten a few online matches in since the game dropped for iOS on Thursday and I couldn't resist writing...

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Android Ascension

15 Aug 2014 0
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"All good things come to those who wait" is the default fake wisdom for these occasions. Utter hogwash.
Playdek and Stone Blade have announced that Ascension for Android is live on Google Play. Android is now a legitimate smartphone platform.

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"You know this city's full of hawks?"
Earlier this week we saw Fallout New Vegas studio Obsidian's announcement that they'd be making a tablet version of hit tabletop game Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, and noted that a prototype of the game was being shown in Cologne at Gamescom this week.

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I call dibs on the Sunderved avatar.
For as long as they've been making iOS games, Playdek have represented the gold standard for online multiplayer. Games like Ascension and Summoner Wars transition between single-player and multiplayer with a graceful seamlessness, and nobody's topped that experience yet.

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From the Pocket Tactics archives
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This is a gif -- clicking makes it rain.
If you remember our near-blanket coverage of Gemini Rue a while back, you know PT's staff is programmed to respond to monochromatic 2D street scenes at night.

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In other news, Grandma revealed to be disguised wolf.
In a move that will surprise absolutely no one, Atari has dumped the up-front price on the truly heinous IAP-bloated Rollercoaster Tycoon 4, a game that earned the lowest possible review score from us back in April.

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