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That's some Oscar worthy sadness on that monkey.
There are a ton of great puzzle games out there on iOS, but when it comes to finding great word games, your options are a bit more limited.

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Quickly hooked.
Unlike many of the games we'll be gushing over during these awards, there's nothing about our Action GOTY Runner-up that particularly endears the fantasy roguelike to touch devices--nothing that jumps out, at least.

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For your safety.
As Lucas Pope forewarned us yesterday morning, acclaimed Eastern bloc border inspector sim Papers, Please is now out for iPad. I've been playing the iPad version for a couple of days.

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Great. Now the world will know how bad I suck at this game.
Brad Cummings over at 164 has been talking for over a year about putting an online tournament together. Really any game would have sufficed, but Playdek's promised organized play system made Summoner Wars the...

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RPG of the Year 2014

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The power of dreams.
Owen has asked me to explain our pick for the best RPG of 2014 because he respects our exemplary audience enough not to want to inflict upon them his amateur poetry.

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Candystorm.
Like Doctor Sam Beckett, Shadowrun: Dragonfall leaped into our time to put right what once went wrong in the Shadowrun franchise-- and did a bang-up job. Now let's not overstate the case here. Last year's franchise resurrection Shadowrun Returns wasn't bad at all.

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I think I need more guns.
It's no secret that if Galaxy Trucker were flesh and blood, we'd be happily married with several little rigs rolling around in the nursery. I do love it at, what some might call, an unhealthy level.

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Make no trouble.
Word from Lucas Pope on Twitter: he's bringing Papers, Please to iPad tomorrow. If you haven't played Papers, Please on PC, then you've missed one of the most extraordinary games of recent years.

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Legendary...
As you can probably tell from the headline, today's not the greatest release date in the history of the App Store. As much as I'd love to mock the App Store for such a uneventful evening, I'm going to refrain and look at the bigger picture.

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Chariots of fire.
Is the winner of this year's Sports Game of the Year (which lacks balls, bats, or performance-enhancing drugs) even a sports game? Owen thinks so, but Owen also thinks that The Happening was a pretty under-rated movie and that Ringo was the best Beatle.

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