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Just you and the records.
We first saw Jonathan Blow's followup to the universally-acclaimed Braid in motion almost exactly a year ago when the first trailer was released for The Witness. You could intuit a fair bit from that video (The Witness, it seemed, would be...

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How is that monocle staying in?
A new game showed up on Steam last week called Card City Nights that its creator describes as combining the puzzle gameplay from Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes with Tetra Master, the card game-within-a-game from Final Fantasy IX, plus adventure...

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Banished.
Clancy and I had just barely scratched the surface of Dungelot 2 when developer Dmitry Mitrofanov announced via Twitter and Facebook that he'd got out the family shotgun and euthanised the game just about 48 hours after it went on sale.

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Don't be a dweeb.
When I took Wednesday off ill I had a moment's anxiety about not writing the weekly release night post. There wasn't anything on my radar for this week but what if something magical materialised on the App Store while I was buried...

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They have a fight and Triangle wins.
A low atmospheric pressure area on the US West Coast originating just north of San Diego puzzled meteorologists this morning, but I know what it was.

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I told you not to get the extra-hot salsa.
Tucked in at the bottom of a Wadjet Eye press release announcing the final game in the Blackwell series for PC today is the news that the supernatural mystery franchise is coming to iPhones and iPads "this spring".

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The real criminal here is the person who planted those trees so close to the pool. Chlorine is gonna kill them.
When we first learned of the forthcoming Hitman mobile game back in January, I dared to hope that it might be a strategy game or...

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Grapeshot through the heart.
We've spent many slack-jawed minutes ogling screenshots of the extraordinary-looking Ultimate General Gettysburg, but we've yet to see the forthcoming game in action. Let's change that, shall we? Developers Game Labs posted a trailer this week to stoke interest in the PC...

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"Mr. Super-villain, would you mind taking a group photo of us?"
Trent Polack of Team Chaos, producers of my guilty pleasure Dragon Academy, sent me something new to look at the other day: a beta build of Enigmo: Explore, which is coming to iOS & Android...

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Making their Crisis in Command series debut: Kiwis.
Shenandoah's long-simmering development of iOS wargame El Alamein is finally coming to a boil. The studio sent around the very first screenshots of the North Africa WWII sim yesterday, and it looks as different from Battle of the...

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