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For years you've suffered the indignity of playing Football Manager: kow-towing before the board, begging them for a few more morsels from their table for your transfer budget, living in fear of the moment that they grow tired of you. Well stand up, friends.

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Must every mobile 4X game be a sci-fi 4X game?, PT commenter AmesCG asked in a post last week. Indeed not, answered the universe -- for Worlds of Magic is coming.

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This one is weird and it's going to take me a minute to get to the lede -- just bear with me. Trust me it's worth it.

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The population zombie-themed games has grown so unmanageably large that I think it's time someone proposed a cull. Look, I don't like it either, but it will be quick and painless for the poor zombie games -- we'll just go through the App Store and euthanize every third one, and...

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I'm back in my motherland of New York for a little while, and there's a delightful nip in the air that can only mean one thing: it's decorative gourd season. (That link is a little NSFW if you work in a place that wouldn't hire Samuel L.

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We don't exactly have a huge number of interesting sales this weekend, which is probably for the best. In most of the places where PT is read, the Earth will soon be tilted away from the sun, rousing the dire wolves and yeti-folk from their long mid-year slumber -- so go outside...

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This week, the Bitstreamers gave me an early look at Battlefields: The Civil War, an army-level hex wargame for iPad set in the American Civil War. This is the game that they originally launched last year as Civil War: The Battle Game, but have decided to overhaul from the ground...

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We haven't talked much about Ultima Forever, EA's freemium butchery of Richard Garriot's seminal RPG series. I predicted that it would be pretty terrible, and of course it was (and if you're going to read any review of the thing, I recommend Rich Stanton's in Eurogamer) -- a pretty easy...

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Star Wars Force Collection represents a shift in the ether that is still strange to me. The game is here to tell us something: we are not the primary audience for games anymore.

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If watching the Ravens-Broncos season opener last night gave you a hankering for a football game: wait. Don't buy one yet.

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