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Part 2 of this interview, "Building (and Selling) Battle of the Bulge", is right over here.

"What stuck out for me was how much the course of the battle was dictated by the landscape."
It would be tough to overstate my enthusiasm for Battle of the...

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Can we save him, doctor?
The release of Borderlands Legends for iOS was received last November with the sort of welcome normally reserved for tax audits or STDs. I gave the game a 1 out of 5 review and anointed it Disappointment of the Year Runner-up, though that...

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Seen drivebys takin lives
Via 164's sinister postman Neumann: news of an iOS and Android edition of mafia-themed boardgame Kingpin is due to arrive  sometime this month. This isn't a board game I've played but BGG's description sounds intriguing.

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I feel the need...
To the relief of insomniacs everywhere there is nothing particularly thrilling coming out tonight for iOS. Tonight marks the second consecutive Wednesday night with no releases of obvious quality hidden amongst the usual shovelware. Bleagh.

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That's a weird coffee table.
Apple's 2012 pick for iPad game of the year is on sale for just a dollar - the lowest price it's ever been available at. The Room is an immersive puzzle where you must manipulate strange antiques to escape from confinement.

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The mobile age.
In an interview with Eurogamer, Triumph Studios lead designer Lennart Sas has let on that the next installment of fantasy 4X series Age of Wonders may make the jump to tablets.

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Like a Rocky training montage animated gif, Chimera Software's Starbase Orion has been getting continuously stronger and better ever since its release back in 2011. A game that was a stripped-down, spiritless clone of Master of Orion at launch has bulked up into a formidable strategy game on par with Ascendancy.

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A rare game that would also make delicious ravioli.
I'm not even going to front here - I'm mostly posting this trailer for the completely mental music. The game in question is Mushroom Wars, newly-released for iPad, though it lived a previous life as a Playstation...

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Abandon ship.
The drop-dead date for funding Eerie Canal's one-of-a-kind RTS Dreadline has come and gone, and the Boston-based devs have collected just a fraction of the $167,000 they had been pursuing.

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Wintermute, Case.
UPDATE: As I mention below, I pinged the screenshots over to Harebrained and asked them to confirm if they were the real deal - they are not. "Those are not screenshots. They are concept pieces assembled in Photoshop using real in-game assets and character models in...

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