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Have fun* storming the castle.
Castle Doombad is on sale this weekend for a buck, down from the standard price of three dollars. It's a tower defender from the generally reliable Adult Swim Games, and like all of the titles from that outfit it's funny and approachable.

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Can we get a Haunted Tank army pack? I'd buy that.
I saw a lot of games last week at Slitherine's press show last week, but nothing impressed me the way that Heroes of Normandie did.

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Who's scruffy-looking?
Last night on Facebook, mobile board gaming specialists Playdek revealed a new expansion for their outstanding iOS version of Dungeons & Dragons: Lords of Waterdeep. Scoundrels of Skullport is coming "soon" to the App Store, following up on previous expansion Undermountain.Playdek's post was in celebration...

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The train they call "The Gate of Tannhauser". It'll have gone five hundred parsecs when the day is done.
Last year I was a little excited about Battle Worlds: Kronos, a high-gloss sci-fi wargame that pleasantly reminded me of the old Battle Isle games.* BWK managed to catch...

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Through the desert.
A bulletin from Inkle, the makers of last year's genre-redefining interactive fiction game Sorcery. Back in March they clued us in to their next project with some coy hints, but only now have they pulled back the curtain to really clue us into...

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Bagrations for everybody.
Hunted Cow sends word that Tank Battle East Front 1944 has hit the App Store -- the fourth game in the WWII hex wargame series that kicked off with Tank Battle East Front 1941 back in February.

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What have we done to deserve this
You gotta hand it to EA -- when they set out to become moustache-twirling villains, they don't half-ass it. EA's moustaches are currently twirling so fast there's a tornado warning in Redwood City.

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Those fractal curlicues are lovely.
The last time we saw chemistry feature prominently in a puzzle game* was 2011's mind-bendingly difficult SpaceChem, a humbling experience that I imagine caused lasting self-esteem problems. iON Bond wants to help you disassociate chemistry from your SpaceChem-related trauma.

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Panzer Tactics has a tilt-shift graphical effect that you're either going to love or hate.
This just in from the Pocket Tactics Forecast Center and Quick-Pick Lotto Stop high atop Mount Hexmap: it's a good release night. There's some wildcards in tonight's gaggle of releases (we haven't...

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Meat trick.
The sequel to popular roguelike dungeon crawler Dungelot disappeared from the App Store just two days after launch back in February. Developer Dmitry Mitrofanov fell on his sword after admitting to us that the game was insufficiently polished and that the game's new free-to-play monetisation scheme was...

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