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E3 has ended and (as far as iOS strategy games go) it was a total wash. As the old Scottish blessing goes: may it not excite the pixels of your monitor until next year. But whilst you and I were scrolling through ever more familiar announcements of shooty-shoot shooters and...

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The sneaky chaps at Introversion have released a port of their classic hacker RPG Uplink for iPad - a game that I hadn't a clue was in the works. Uplink is quite minimalist in presentation but no game has ever created a more immersive experience of being a real hacker.

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Mark Bourdeaux takes on Splinter Cell in this review of Ubi Soft's action/stealth shooter title from the Tom Clancy franchise.

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HPS announces three new wargames developed by John Tiller; Panzer Campaigns 8: Sicily '43, Squad Battles 5: The Korean War and Campaign Ozark. Read about the new games and see 12 new screenshots.

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"With all the furor over the current war against Iraq, one cannot help but allow his memory to drift back to a time over 12 years ago, when an even stronger Coalition Force, including nations of the Arab world, joined in a noble effort to throw Saddam Hussein's occupying armies out of Kuwait."

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When the sun comes up in California we'll be on to the third day of E3. Gaming's capstone marketing event has reclaimed a bit of its former brio, though the keynotes from the Sony-Nintendo-Microsoft holy trinity have had their usual Dad-trying-to-impress-your-teenage-friends vibe.

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Kingdom Rush devs Ironhide Games posted this image with a tantalizing "coming very soon" caption to their Facebook page last week, causing some apparently myopic fans to speculate that they were porting the much-loved tower defense to Android.

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Here's a sentence I didn't expect to write today: Civil War: The Battle Game looks to be the cutest American Civil War game ever made. The forthcoming title appears to be a gratifyingly complex turn-based strategy game with an underused theme, but...

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I'd just plunged the cafetiere and sat down at the keyboard this morning when I saw that my thunder had been stolen. Having played a goodly amount of Plague Inc.

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The fine gentlemen responsible for Autumn Dynasty, the lovely real-time strategy game that elicited so much gibbering from me a couple of weeks ago, have provided me with a copy to give away to you, the fine readers of Pocket Tactics.

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