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Here's a game that came out last October and apparently sank without a trace. Sword & Glory (the blandly generic name can't have helped) is an iOS & Android game that reminds me of Way of the Samurai.

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I have friends whose primary intake of news is The Daily Show or Have I Got News For You. I can sympathize with the attitude that news needs a candy coating of comedy to be palatable.

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I truly, genuinely believe that Plants vs Zombies must be the world's most-loved game. Everyone loves this game. Playing Plants vs Zombies is the most popular activity since kissing. Even grumpy tower defense skeptics like me -- who think every game could be improved with the inclusion of Sherman tanks...

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Keith Burgun is the game designer behind 100 Rogues, a widely admired roguelike game from 2010 that I think is one of the best examples of the genre on iOS. We talked a couple of months back about Empire, Burgun's upcoming minimalist riff on Civilization-style 4X games -- he's simultaneously...

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Dutch devs ISOTX have been in touch today to show off their currently-in-beta WWII "dieselpunk" wargame March of War. We've seen a lot of different -punks this year but have we seen dieselpunk yet? Personally, I feel like we're reaching Peak -Punk -- we need some -punks that aren't based...

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The further I get into Warhammer Quest, the greater my appreciation grows for its depth. Playing on hardcore, I was burning through party members faster than Menudo, and it wasn't until this week that I'd managed to keep some warriors alive long enough to see what really high-powered characters can do.

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Oh the cruelty! Just as the weather starts beckoning you outside, Warhammer Quest, Frozen Synapse, and Knights of the Old Republic arrive to lure you back indoors where there's less glare between you and your dwarf trollslayer. You southern hemisphere types don't know how good you've got it right now.

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The iOS edition of the classic 80s board game Survive was released yesterday under the moniker Quado Survive, and I sure hope it's got a great personality. I am regrettably judging a book by its cover here, but Survive has got the worst art I've seen since Potato Jesus.

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We discovered Out There early in 2013, when Mi Clos Studio's Michael Peiffert first exhibited this teaser trailer for the sci-fi iOS adventure. In the tradition of teaser trailers since time immemorial, it seemed to show a smattering of concept art over an atmospheric synth track.

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I've sunk about an hour and a half into Knights of the Old Republic for iPad this morning. After the game was unceremoniously dumped onto the App Store with no fanfare on a competitive release week, my expectations for it were very low.

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