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Last year was Playdek's year. After releasing a quiver full of bona fide hit games, graced with some of the most sought-after board game licenses in the business, you could argue (as I did) that the San Diego-based studio had no peers in the world of mobile core gaming.

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When it launched way, way back in the hazy past of 2009, Catan (and its later iPad HD counterpart) set gold standard for iOS board gaming. Times were simpler then, and the only thing we asked of our digital board games was that they function reliably and not overtax our...

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Whilst I was otherwise occupied yesterday, the overworked sods at strategy imprint Slitherine put a name to their previously announced Warhammer 40K game bound for PC and iPad. Warhammer 40,000 Armageddon will take place in Games Workshop's signature science-fiction dystopia and chronicle the Second War for Armageddon, where the Emperor's...

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IGN is reporting that a newsletter from Mac porting specialists Aspyr Media has revealed a forthcoming iPad edition of Bioware's classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic. The email sent around to Aspyr customers about Call of Duty for Mac erroneously included a sub-header reading "The critically-acclaimed Star...

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I don't suppose these will require too much preamble: here is the very first look the most anticipated game since Go: Playdek's Agricola for iOS. Very rightfully listed amongst our 2013 most-wanted games, Agricola has been over a year in the works and marks the vaunted developer's first significant departure...

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When it rains small-scale tactical games, it pours small-scale tactical games. Last week's release of Frozen Synapse (our review should be up later today, by the way) seems to have been the biggest launch for a hardcore iOS game yet -- developer Paul Taylor told me that FS has been...

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Slitherine is all about role reversals this year. Besides flipping Panzer Corps on its head later this year with the Ike & Patton-sporting Allied Corps, Battle Academy is getting to play opposite day with the just-announced expansion Rommel in Normandy.

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PISD -- a company that has spent the last twenty years supplying developer tools to the likes of Football Manager creators Sports Interactive and Out of the Park Baseball devs OOTP Developments -- have decided to get into the game dev game themselves.

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Space Hulk devs Full Control are just three days away from the deadline on their $350,000 Kickstarter pitch to bring Jagged Alliance back to its turn-based roots -- but they're still a hundred grand short of their goal.

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Back in the early 2000s, adventure games seemed to have gone more or less extinct. Lucasarts had released its last adventure in 1998 and the gaming public's ardor for Myst was rapidly cooling. But then (much like they did for American blues music in the 60s and Jerry Lewis in...

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