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Roll your own.
In case you've forgotten, the Ascension Apocalypse is coming to iOS. Stone Blade Entertainment (the creators of Ascension) broke up with Playdek (the makers of the exemplary Ascension iOS app) earlier this year when they announced plans to bring development of Ascension digital...

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Baby, I'm feeling... Decromantic tonight.
Well, I didn't quite catch all of last night's releases in the Out Tonight post. It was a very small oversight. Regardless, I assure you that this is not my fault (and has nothing to do with my efforts last night...

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You just have to imagine the moving ships and clouds in our version of the trailer.
Playdek and Wizards of the Coast gave Kotaku an exclusive (and un-embeddable) trailer for their forthcoming Dungeons & Dragons iOS board game adaptation Lords of Waterdeep.

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Le planes, boss.
Tonight's scroll of releases is short, but potent. We'll have reviews of both Sorcery and Ace Patrol for you between here and tomorrow morning, so stay tuned. Trailers and a bit of chat after the jump.!--more-- Neumann has been burbling excitedly about Sorcery!...

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Get in on ground zero.
The Kickstarter to help finish the development of nuclear research-'em-up board game The Manhattan Project went live yesterday afternoon. We first caught wind of this iPad game a couple of weeks ago, and the developers have expanded their horizons to include...

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Mona Lisa overdrive.
Here's a cold case file I never thought we'd re-open: Da Vinci's Art of War. Last October, the iOS translation of the board game Magnifico seemed to be on the cusp of release. Preview copies were sent to media. Trailers were cut.

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We're inside the book! It's like Sorcery!, Simogo took the genre and jammed it into an episode of The Prisoner with Device 6. The appeal to game developers is obvious: making interactive fiction for a device that is both a book reader and a games platform is...

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Swiped me off my feet.
I think of myself as more of a Mourinho than a Messi, and so I generally prefer my touchscreen sports games to be well-mannered, turn-based affairs. I'm an old man now, and my arthritic meat hooks can't keep up with the...

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Should have sent a poet.
I met Mi-Clos Studio's Michael Peiffert this summer at Rezzed in Birmingham. Two booths down from where he was showing off Out There to a pair of attendees, the Oculus Rift guys were demoing a set of their virtual reality goggles...

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Save humanity from your friends.
Jim Cloughley of husband-and-wife dev team Leisure Rules got in touch over the weekend to tell us that AvH: Missions, the head-to-head multiplayer version of the X-Com-inspired Aliens versus Humans, is going live on the App Store Wednesday night at 9pm...

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