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The undiscovered country.
I tip my hat to BoardGameGeek's iOS News blog for this report, from which I learned that Days of Wonder has cancelled their Kickstarter campaign for Small World 2 and plan to relaunch a redesigned campaign March 12.

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That 5.1 sound.
When Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition was released last month it had a minimum requirement of iOS 6, intended as a bar to keep older, lower-memory devices from installing the game.

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Ndemic Creations' apocalyptic disease simulator Plague Inc. was one of the most unlikely hits of 2012. According to developer James Vaughan it was the 15th most popular iPhone game of the year last year - and our runner-up RPG of the year and Clancy's personal pick for 2012's best game.

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Believe the hype.
Remember in my Borderlands Legends review or on the Qt3 Podcast when I trashed big console publishers for failing to put out a single truly defensible mobile game? Remember the relish with which I tore into EA and Activision? Time to walk back...

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Hotseat and wi-fi multiplayer, but what about Game Center?
Herocraft's heretofore unnamed WWII grand strategy game is still in the works, and coming very soon a source tells me. Remember those heady weeks last autumn when we all thought that there was a Hearts of Iron...

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You're looking well.
It's been a properly slow news day here at Castle Faraday. The teletypes are all but silent, the carrier pigeons coo idly to one another. The engines of mobile gaming are visibly building up post-holiday steam but they're not quite at a full...

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Clash of Heroes is a console-sized 2GB.
After a couple of humdrum weeks January is finally getting into gear tonight with a few eye-catching iOS releases. These games are all out in New Zealand, the shadowy land of Janus - watch for them to show up...

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Stay on target.
When Pacific Fleet didn't get the reception he was hoping for last fall, creator Paul Sincock took the iOS game back to the drawing board. I had a lot of time for the game when it was released but it was clearly missing...

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Umm, I choose Arha Sensei.
I am usually one to add my full-throated support to any game devs experimenting with the unknown, but it's possible to go too far. Namco is messing with forces that it doesn't understand by dabbling in nerd alchemy.

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Take that, Clampetts.
Here's something I don't get to say lot: a high-gloss PC game is coming exclusively to iOS Android. Now the other half gets to see how that feels. Released for desktop platforms early last year, Oil Rush "avoid[s] micromanagement of every single unit, while...

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