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Chris is a former Macworld editor who has turned to a life of crime.

Nasturtium Player review: Put together iTunes and YouTube playlists with ease

Spend less time creating playlists and more time enjoying them with Nasturtium Player.

Plants vs Zombies 2 review: Sticks to its roots, but paywall leaves us feeling dead inside

Plants vs Zombies 2 has more plants, more zombies, and more ways to make you pay.

Mac Gems: Noted a nicely-organized note-taking app

Noted doesn't have a lot of features, but it is easy to use.

Review: Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol brings strategic dogfights to iOS

Sid Meier's latest iOS game is one of the most clever and interesting strategy games on the platform.

Review: Ninja Striker! is a deliciously difficult platformer for iOS

Ninja Striker is a retro-style platformer with excellent controls and a satisfying level of difficulty.

Relive the 90s with these three awesome iOS games

How long has it been since you cared for a Tamagotchi?

The hands-down best platform games for iPhone and iPad

Put your Gameboy down, pick up your iPhone, and jump back to the old days of Mario and Sonic.

Review: You may not last past ten attempts when playing 1001 Attempts

1001 Attempts is an unassuming, uncomplicated game that doesn't profess to be anything other than what it is: a budget distraction, worth a few minutes of your time, but nothing more.

Review: AVP: Evolution is a letdown for Alien and Predator fans

Despite some decent graphics and some RPG trimming, AVP: Evolution manages to disappoint on nearly every level.

Review: Kingdom Rush Frontiers towers above its predecessor in every way

With more enemies, environments, and heroes, Kingdom Rush Frontiers is the sequel we've been waiting for.

Review: Star Command boldly goes where no iOS game has gone before

A great game makes you want to spend more time exploring and understanding its universe; with Star Command, I can't wait to get lost again in pixelated space.

Review: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for iPad is just as good as the original

The core elements of Knights of the Old Republic—great storytelling, sharp dialogue with fully realized-characters, and an immersive, deep world—shine all the brighter on the iPad.

Review: Battle with comic legends in Injustice: Gods Among Us for iOS

Injustice: Gods Among Us isn't the flag-waving, triumphant debut of DC Comics on the iOS platform, but it's way more fun than it ought to be.

Review: Robot Unicorn Attack 2 is every bit ridiculous as it sounds

No longer are rainbows, sparkly dolphins, and synth-pop ballads limited to acid trips in your high school buddy's Astro Van.

Review: Gravity Duck is cute, but deceptively difficult

If you’re interested in a clever and streamlined platformer on the iPhone, you could do a whole lot worse than Gravity Duck.