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Back in August of last year, I compiled a list of my most anticipated iOS games for the rest of 2012 - a list that turned out to be rather fanciful in hindsight. Of the five titles I called out, only one actually showed up before the end of the...

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The screen on the Shield is a 5" LCD.
Nvidia made a big splash yesterday with Project Shield - a handheld games console. Like the in-development Kickstarter darling Ouya, Nvidia's Project Shield is Android-based - but it's quite different from Julie Ehrman's indie project.

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The right stuff.
Budding Robert Goddards and Werner von Brauns should take a look at Space Agency, an iOS sim that lets you design your rockets and use them to explore the solar system.

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It's going to be tough to make serious games for iOS if this keeps up.
Apple's app guidelines have once again tripped up the release of a strategy game rooted in a real-world conflict.

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That chaos emerald has gotta be around here somewhere.
My first thought when I saw Pangolin was that it looked pretty weird, and you know by now that I like weird. But I also mistook it for a platformer - which it definitely isn't.

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I always drink coffee when I'm watching radar.
Phil Hassey's Kickstarter pitch for swarm-em-up RTS Galcon 2 is in its final hours - and it's agonizingly close to going over the top. Hassey is looking for $23,099 in pledges and has collected just over $22,100 with 17 hours...

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The original Spaceteam.
Did you have a good new year? I sure did, but I'm very happy be back at the helm. PT is still finding its feet a bit in 2013 as there's quite a lot on around here, but it's been a dreadfully slow news week anyhow.

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There's no Rudy Giuliani in Yesterday's universe, for better or worse.
Phil might not have been completely convinced by comedy adventure Hollywood Monsters when he reviewed it last month, but he liked the game's moxie.

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Is it time to get in the captain's chair yet?
Promising signals emerge from the besieged Warballoon camp: the Star Command website was completely madeover in the past weeks, with new forums replacing the spam-infested warren that some critics had pointed to as evidence that the...

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Z dates from a time when you didn't have to give games Google-able names.
Z: The Game was part of the same litter as Dune II and Warcraft - the pioneering 1990s PC games that created real-time strategy as we know it.

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