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It's been a bit of a rough year for Zelda-like adventure games on iOS. Back in July there was Anodyne, which was lovely but haphazardly ported. A month later there was Kingdoms Fall, whose epic scale didn't cover up the basic weaknesses in the gameplay.

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I'm up to here [waves hand around at head level] with features I need to finish writing so there won't be too many more posts today, but I'd be remiss for not giving you the heads-up about Panzer Campaigns, which just materialized over the weekend for Android and is bound...

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Elite PT commenter Devensega points our attention to the forthcoming turn-based tactical game Halfway ("chuffing brilliant", DS says British-ly, presumably whilst eating a scone and thinking of the Queen), which is bound for desktops this year, with a tablet release on the cards for "later".

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I've had a chance to spend the last few days using a Windows Phone, specifically a Nokia Lumia. Over the years I've had a number of different Android devices and iPhones as my daily driver, and you know what? The Lumia actually holds its own against them. Mostly.

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The most eye-catching sale on this weekend is Talisman Prologue HD, Nomad Games' iOS Universal translation of a classic Games Workshop board game. Travel around the edges of a fantasy game board until you're strong enough to tackle the big bads in the center -- though there's other shorter quests, too.

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We love a good underdog story around here and this has got to be the best underdog story going right now. Over a year out from release, Paul Sincock's iOS WWII naval combat game Pacific Fleet is coming back as an all-new Pacific Fleet 2.0 in the next few weeks.

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Here's something I've discovered via PT reader Marc Cenedella: an attractive little iOS & Android puzzler called Monster Cube. It looks really nice (I've not been able to find much about the devs but there's clearly some in-house graphic design chops there) but it grabbed my attention by being properly difficult.

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We asked you all to come up with some new scenes for A Sharp's one-of-a-kind fantasy tribe-building game King of Dragon Pass a couple of weeks ago, and you responded with fervor. Given how much work was being asked for (script out an entire scene with responses and a brief...

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I spent a good chunk of the day on various buses and trains and we didn't get the opportunity to talk about Pro Strategy Football 2013 or Small World 2, both of which materialized on the App Store this morning.

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Keith Burgun revealed on his blog yesterday that the target release date for his pared-down iOS 4X game Empire is the 4th of October, three weeks hence. Burgun talked about Empire at some length in that conversation he and I had back in June:

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