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I normally have as much interest in playing free-to-play Mafia Wars-style games as I do in hugging leprotic porcupines but I'm going to make an exception for the newly-released Vigilante: Speak for the Dead. Vigilante's creative director Trent Kusters is moonlighting on wildly ambitious iPad boardgame Armello, which you might...

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There is only one King of Dragon Pass. A-Sharp's self-billed "story-telling game" will be fifteen years old this autumn, a grey eminence in the world of video games. There is nothing like it in the world: a game with a smoothly telescopic scale that alternates seamlessly between fantasy empire-builder and...

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I thought that the chinks in my armor that allowed non-core games onto the front page of PT had been pretty comprehensively cataloged by now: draw from weird 70s-style psychedelic pulp fiction, feature little-known mammals protagonists, expand sport-fishing to encompass wildly improbably game.

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I know I'm making a mockery of our moratorium on games with the word "dungeon" in the title, but Dungeon Plunder is too appealing to ignore. Let's start the moratorium next week, okay?

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From the Pocket Tactics archives
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I didn't last very long with Real Racing 3. I swear I tried.

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I needed Weekend Price Drops to deliver something to while away my cold/flu/voodoo hex, whatever this is. Something that requires less focus than a book and isn't as soul-annihilating as the 16 And Pregnant marathon on MTV.1 Weekend Price Drops has delivered.

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Unless this is your first day on the internet (in which case: welcome!), you've seen the Android Malcontents. You know what I'm talking about. The guys who show up on Facebook pages or in the comments of news stories to make passive-aggressive comments about Android gamers being willfully ignored by...

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A couple of months after being yanked from the App Store due to an astonishing claimed piracy rate of 90%, Hunted Cow's turn-based RPG Battle Dungeon coming back -- this time as a single-player-only affair.

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If you share my fond memories of turn-of-the-century sci-fi RTS Homeworld, you may want to have a peek at the trailer after the jump. Galactic Conflict continues the current App Store trend towards completely forgettable game titles but in action it looks like Homeworld in two dimensions, which is probably...

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Whatever rain dance you've been doing to speed the arrival of Eclipse on the App Store, CEASE DANCING IMMEDIATELY. IT APPEARS TO BE THE WRONG DANCE.

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