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Our town
As a board game app, Suburbia has kind of fallen off our radar. There are a few reasons for this starting with all the other fantastic board game apps released since last December and ending with the fact that Suburbia hasn't been updated since March.

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Pretty much describes Christmas at the Neumann house.
Plague, Inc. has always been a game that could make you feel a bit squeamish. After all, the entire point of the game is to eradicate the human race via pathogens, and it's done with a sheen of plausibility...

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Super slick.
Most of our familiar sports management franchises on mobile were treading water this year: Football Manager Handheld, iOOTP Baseball, and Pro Strategy Football's new editions were all plenty good -- but they were incrementally better than last year's installments. So it's the new game that steals the spotlight.

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A clever disguise.
The Puzzle Game of the Year isn't just the slickest puzzle experience of 2014 -- it's also the finest premium mobile game put out by a major publisher all year.!--more--
These folks are over-chlorinating this pool.
Earlier this year I...

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If seeing this on an iPad doesn't make you feel all warm and fuzzy then you must be dead inside.
Two of the greatest PC games I've ever played were the second and third installments of the Heroes of Might and Magic series. I'm not alone.

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The skull indicates the gang are DEALERS OF DEATH. And that they *really* like Halloween.
Amid the glut of quality shows available to those living in the Golden Age of Binge TV, FX's Sons of Anarchy has always seemed like an also-ran.

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I can see my maison from here.
Despite the title, The Longest Day isn't about that time the only radio station you could get while stuck in traffic all afternoon was an NPR pledge drive -- it's Slitherine's new standalone expansion to Frontline: Road to Moscow.

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"How will I ever use this?" you ask the algebra teacher."TO AVENGE THE EARTH."
We love weird around here, and you couldn't fill an egg carton with games that were weirder than Calculords in 2014.

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I'm a Freya so.
The band of Vikings trapped in 21st-century Texas known as Stoic Studio revealed the existence of a Banner Saga sequel over the weekend at The Game Awards. I'm afraid I missed those --I was booked into the Post-Holiday Detox and Primal Ululation...

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Burn notice.
The Disappointment of the Year wasn't the worst game of 2014 -- but it was the biggest let-down for sure. It was our very own Freddy Adu: keenly anticipated for its potential, utterly forgettable once it arrived.!--more--
The spies who didn't...

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