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Here's a new one for you: a wargame where you actually get to play as Sun Tzu, legendary Chinese general, epigrammist, and hero to the Washington Generals. Dynasties has been submitted to the App Store already and should be with us shortly will be submitting soon.

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Longtime readers will recall my infatuation with one of last year's most underrated games, the sci-fi hex wargame Legion of the Damned. LotD was a little rough around the edges but it was a deeper, more satisfying wargame than anything available on iOS at the time, and still one of...

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The last time I delved into someone's subconscious in a video game it was in Psychonauts, which is decidedly more whimsical than Anodyne, an eerie action game about conquering your inner demons. With a broom. It's coming to iOS tomorrow night.

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I've spoken before of my inexplicable, irrational love for Headup's Bridge Contructor series. These are the curt little sims that never actually explain how bridges work and just expect you to rediscover five thousand years of human civil engineering knowledge on your own.

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Tech media and mobile games blogs were fairly agog last night reporting that Microsoft had agreed a deal with Japanese studio KLab to bring Age of Empires-licensed games to iOS and Android. Many were shocked that MS would bring one of its most-loved franchises to rival ecosystems before exploiting Age...

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Wizards of the Coast reached out last week to say that Magic 2014 would be hitting iOS, Android, and pretty much every other platform under the sun this week -- but it's early! This year's installment of the deathless collectible card game is already live on the iTunes store in...

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I spent a good share of the rainy weekend ensconced on the couch with 2k's new XCOM for iOS and some Macallan 12-year. I'm not quite ready to write my review yet (I'm out of Macallan) but I did want to share some tips for those are coming to the...

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New York-based publishing house Crescent Moon have shown themselves to be gentlemen of discerning taste, having brought to market games both beautiful and (even better) beautifully weird. So when Crescent Moon say that they're putting out "the best-looking mobile tower defense game ever", I'm inclined to give them the benefit...

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We caught a glimpse of March of War earlier in the month -- a massively multiplayer turn-based strategy game set in an alternate WWII where every country outsourced its weapons design to the Tonka company. Developers ISOTX have recently kicked off a closed beta for the forthcoming game (you can...

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I was at Rezzed yesterday -- Eurogamer and RPS's PC & indie games show, up in Birmingham. I'd been to the city once before, years ago, and I was hoping to get away for a bit to take in the Spitfire sculpture across from the old aircraft factory that I'd...

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