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

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.

Review: Hundreds for iOS is a maddening challenge of a puzzler game

Do you enjoy exceptionally challenging puzzle games that don’t hold your hand and give you little pay off? Hundreds is right up your alley.

Review: Noble Nutlings for iOS is a fun physics-based racer, but nothing special

While it's not going to ignite a new craze, Noble Nutlings is an above average puzzler with cute cartoon animals, physics-based puzzles, and a star-based rating system.

Review: Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition for Mac relies heavily on nostalgia

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition is mostly a nostalgia buy for dedicated RPG fans who will enjoy the old-school gameplay, brutal difficulty, and subtle enhancements over the original.

Review: Real Racing 3 for iOS needs to fix its payment model before it can shine

Real Racing 3 is the franchise's best installment yet, but the "freemium" payment model really inhibits gameplay, making it a frustrating experience.

Review: Borderlands Legends for iOS is a disappointing addition to the franchise

To drum up support for the recent release of Borderlands 2, 2K Games has released Borderlands Legends, a game that falls laughably short of doing justice to the humorous western, sci-fi RPG shooter franchise.