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Video game publishing zaibatsu 2K have actively encouraged buzz around the Firaxis-produced freemium game Haunted Hollow, but they've been entirely mum about another iOS title being developed in parallel: WWI dogfighting game Ace Patrol. 2K have been more than happy to banter about Haunted Hollow over the last couple of weeks...

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We've been doing fewer giveaways these days, mostly because of the stern look I get from the office portrait of Milo Minderbinder every time someone proposes one. Well, I've flipped the portrait of Milo around to face the wall for the next 24 hours: we've got eight copies of Totems...

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.... and we're back. Thanks for your patience over the last couple of days, guys -- I think we've got the site set up to handle the new influx of traffic. After thinking I had licked the problem over the weekend, this morning demonstrated that I'd done the equivalent of...

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Good news for absolutely everyone this morning. If you're on pins and needles awaiting the release of the long-incubating Star Command, or if you're absolutely sick to death of hearing about the game: the end is nigh.

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This past week was the 95th anniversary of the first-ever tank-on-tank combat, an engagement between British Mark IV tanks and German A7Vs at the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux. The only thing I can imagine that's worse than being a World War I infantryman is a World War I tanker: stuffed...

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I've spent the last couple of days under the hood of Pocket Tactics, attempting to optimize the Wordpress database and setting up a caching plugin so that the site stops delivering those nasty 500 errors that some folks have been reporting.

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Between Neumann and myself we've logged a lot of hours in tonight's big release Talisman Prologue, the Nomad Games adaptation of Games Workshop's classic board game. This one has been available for PC for a little while, but you're going to want this for your iOS device.

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Truly, we live in the future: here comes a book that changes as you read it and features interactive fireball casting. I'm not sure that would improve Moby Dick, but it sure makes for exciting iOS games.

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My skept-o-meter has been pegged all afternoon, ever since I got word that Firaxis' free-to-play iOS game Haunted Hollow has launched worldwide. It's a Firaxis game (2K tells me it was definitely developed in-house) but it's not like anything Firaxis have ever made before.

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The Kickstarter for Full Control's turn-based reboot of tactical classic Jagged Alliance has officially opened for business. The makers of Frontline Tactics and the Space Hulk want 350 large to build their re-imagining of the classic soldier of fortune sim -- a princely sum, but one I think they're liable...

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