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Pro-tip: This is the best God of Blades sword.
With Christmas a couple of days away, it's worth noting that Apple has come to their senses and restored gifting functionality to the App Store - just hit the share button on the app you're looking at...

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A man-made star.
This took about a week longer than I originally reckoned it would, but I've handed out all the awards that I set out to at the beginning of the month.

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This is the fate that befalls most of my bridges.
One more release to mention before the curtain falls on the App Store - a sequel to Bridge Constructor, or at least, I think it is.

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A short adventure - but a stout one.
As I said when I named Battle of the Bulge the Wargame of the Year, it seems a little strange to make such a grandiose pronouncement about a title that's only been out for a week.

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The Olympics: the original multiplayer game.
I have always loved multiplayer games. I've spent (and spent well) so many hours of years gone by across a board from my friends, or playing PC or Xbox games online.

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Words with friends (and enemies).
Are you surprised that a games blog that prides itself on championing unheralded sci-fi war games and psychedelic action games has picked a relatively staid word game as the second-best multiplayer game of 2012? Yeah, me too.

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Live to fight another day.
Leviathans devs Hyper Hippo have bowed to the almost-certainly inevitable and pulled the plug on their Kickstarter. Originally due to close on the 17th of January, there seemed little chance of the iOS miniatures game hitting its $300,000 goal by then.

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An in-game cinematic from Moebius.
Adventure game legend Jane Jensen is starting to wind up the buzz machine for next outing, the iOS, PC and Mac mystery Moebius - the screenshot in this post is (as far as we know) the first in-game shot of the...

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Capablanca playing asynchronously.
This was perhaps the most competitive of the categories we laid out for this year - 2012 has been the year of the digital board game conversion, with properties as diverse as Phantom Leader, Stone Age, San Juan, Levee En MasseĀ and many others...

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Roll to find your move distance.
I've had my eye on sci-fi exploration RPG Galactic Keep for a while now and I have been unashamedly rooting for it. As such, I cringed a bit when I saw that developers Gilded Skull had decided to launch a...

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