Andrew HaywardContributor, Macworld

Andrew Hayward is a Chicago-based games, apps, and gadgets writer whose work has been featured in more than 70 publications. He's also a work-at-home dad to an unruly four-year-old.

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The Gamevice turns your iPhone 7 into a handheld game console

Hands-on with the updated controller that makes your phone look like a Nintendo Switch.

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Sky Dancer soars at first, although the sensation is short-lived

This fun freebie puts a fresh spin on the usual endless running approach.

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MUL.MASH.TAB.BA.GAL.GAL turns Pong into a marvelous, mystical battler

The title is more than a mouthful, but the game itself is mesmerizing.

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How to monitor your kids' Nintendo Switch gaming habits with your iPhone

Nintendo's parental controls app goes above and beyond with on-the-go perks.

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Disney Magic Kingdoms swaps the magic for monotony

A Disney World-inspired park-builder ought to be something special… right?

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How to use the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons with your Mac – and why you'd want to

The little controllers easily pair with Mac for games, but they have limits.

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Peter Panic is a delightfully demented video game musical

It's WarioWare meets Broadway, as rapid-fire micro-games pair with show tunes.

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Will you finally read the iTunes Terms and Conditions... as a graphic novel?

R. Sikoryak's book matches hilarious comic montages with the droning legal text.

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Hot Wheels: Race Off has its charms, even if it's a slog

Authentic presentation and generous rewards help offset the iOS game's repetition.

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Slice up the world to succeed in the puzzling Splitter Critters

Swipe to split the world in two—and rearrange the pieces—in this inventive iOS game.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from February 2017

All the big new releases you need to check out from the last month.

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Chameleon Run is a short but super-sweet color-changing sprinter

Can you keep up with this speedy and deviously tough side-scroller?

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Paint with pinballs in the enchanting Inks for iOS

Lumino City makers return with a game that lets you make art while having fun.

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On the hunt for Pokémon Go's 80-plus new monsters

It's the best reason yet to dive back into the location-based sensation.

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Fresh powder and frisky pups await in the charming Dog Sled Saga

Mush to victory, make the right calls, and pet some digital doggies.