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The other dungeons are: It's a Small World, Space Mountain, and Pirates of the Caribbean
Over the years we've seen many, many, way too many game trailers. Rarely, they'll be either fantastic or terrible, but usually they're somewhere in the middle.

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Teenage dream.
One of the great App Store injustices of the last couple of years is that Outwitters didn't become a Star Wars-sized global phenomenon. Children should be walking around with plush dolls of the weird cycloptic elephant. Libertarian subreddits should be extolling the BitWit virtual currency.

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I don't know, a little paint, a few flowers, a couple of throw pillows and Hell wouldn't be so bad.
The last time we talked about Hell: Fight for Gilrand, it was just called Hell which was probably not the best title from a search engine...

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Mandible about town.
After nearly dying in a sudden and tragic avalanche of Game of the Year trophies, 80 Days creators Inkle have recuperated enough to update us about the status of Sorcery 3, the penultimate chapter of the legendary interactive fiction series that started way...

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He's not husky, he's my brother.
Why all the snow games?, I asked Dan FitzGerald. The maker of the wonderfully aggravating Dawn of the Plow has got another winter-themed game in the works called Dog Sled Saga.

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In through the nose, out through the mouth.
The surest tell that you're playing a good turn-based game is how readily it induces Inter-Turn Apnea. You know what I'm talking about. You spend your turn carefully laying down foundations for the table-flipping coup-de-main that you'll spring the next...

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Yoink
Here's an update about Tim Conkling's Antihero which you may recall we first discovered last autumn. The former Three Rings dev has been working steadily but game release dates are slippery buggers and he's now talking about a mid-2015 launch for the game on mobile and desktops, a...

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Assemble the minions! [Image by Gunther Schmidl]
I don't think I've concealed my gaming man-crush on designer Vlaada Chvátil very well. It's not just my love of Galaxy Trucker, either. Just about every game he's had a hand in has found a spot in my top 20 or 30...

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What you've been keeping your powder dry for.
Checking my email this morning, it appears that A) Ultimate General Gettysburg has been released for iPad over the weekend and B) that you lot are very excited about it.

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This was my favorite Tony Hawk level.
Readers with pachydermoid memories may recall Space Simulator, a does-what-it-says-on-the-tin game with a very ambitious approach to realism and high quality graphics. Back in January of 2013 it had been the devs' plan to release sometime that year, but...

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