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Owen's on holiday this week. This feature is the second-part of a two-part interview with some of the folks from Shenandoah Studio, the makers of Battle of the Bulge -- last year's Wargame of the Year. This feature originally ran on February 8th.

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The update to Summoner Wars that Playdek told us about on Friday is up on the App Store, making two new factions (the Mountain Vargath goatmen and the psychic Benders) available for purchase and implementing a number of unspecified bug fixes.

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Owen's on holiday this week. This feature, which details Finnish developer PlayRaven's plans for "Football Manager for spies" game Spymaster originally ran on May 23rd of this year.

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I finally got around to seeing Pacific Rim this past week and boy am I sorry that I waited so long for it. I don't think there's ever been a better popcorn spectacle in the age of CG.

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Let's wrap up the week with this teaser trailer that Crescent Moon Games just sent through for their forthcoming Mines of Mars, a 2D sandbox exploration game for iOS & PC in the vein of Terraria. The game features a procedurally generated landscape, a day/night cycle, and "dark secrets".

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In a newsletter sent round this week, board gaming house GMT put out a comprehensive list of the games from their extensive catalog that were in the process of going digital. The single biggest name in the bunch is Twilight Struggle, the Cold War-themed political game that is currently regarded...

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Many eagle-eyed PTers have written in with a heads-up about this: an update to XCOM: Enemy Unknown for iOS adds the PC version's "Second Wave" options -- essentially a New Game+ set of variables that inject more variety and randomness into the gameplay.

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Finally. Playdek is releasing a new expansion pack for last year's PT Editor's Choice Game of the Year, Summoner Wars. News just arrived from San Diego that the expansion will go live on the App Store on Monday and for the price of $2.99 you will net a pair of...

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Safari Rescue is the best game I've ever played, in the same sense that LA-based developers Rad Dragon describe themselves as "a two-headed game studio combining STORIES and FUN to make FNSTURIOES". When they're not making comically bad games, they're working on The Moonlighters, an adventure game modeled on a...

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Ironhide, the undisputed kings of Uruguayan game development, have released a free expansion to their tower defense hit Kingdom Rush Frontiers. The Rising Tides update adds three new levels, six new enemies, and two new heroes: Kutsao the monk and Karkinos the Crab Man, the latter of whom looks as...

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