Don't-Miss Game Stories

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You Should Play: Mr. Jump might just be the most difficult one-touch platformer on iOS

You’ll jump. You’ll die. You’ll die again. But Mr. Jump's ludicrously difficult gameplay will keep you coming back for more.

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Freemium Field Test: The grinding SimCity BuildIt emphasizes obstacles, not opportunities

This free-to-play take on the classic urban planning game has its moments, but they fade as the monotony builds.

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You Should Play: Planet Quest blends music-based gameplay with alien abductions

Are you zapping up humans in your UFO or playing along to the beat? Both, actually, in this oddball iOS original.

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Nintendo making mobile games was inevitable, and it's good news for everyone

The move not only gives us real Nintendo games on iPhone and iPad, but also allows the company to bankroll its risky console bets.

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You Should Play: Rob your friends and protect your stash in King of Thieves

This challenging platformer-puzzler hybrid tasks you with stealing gold from built-in dungeons and dungeons designed by other players. The catch? Other players will steal from you, too.

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The 11 Mac games you need to play from February 2015

All the big and exciting games to keep you playing well into March (and beyond).

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You Should Play: Alto's Adventure finds serenity in side-scrolling snow shredding

Beautiful new endless runner is as chill as the freshly fallen digital powder.

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Think Retro: When games looked absolutely nothing like their box art

Prince of Persia? More like Prince of Pixels.

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Freemium Field Test: Marvel Contest of Champions is a surprisingly fun and fantastic-looking comic book fighter

Great presentation, solid combat, and a strong license combine to create a rather enjoyable freebie.

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You Should Play: Audio puzzler Dark Echo is all sorts of creepy

If you're not afraid of the dark, Dark Echo will fix that. You'll rely on the soundtrack to navigate through this minimalist horror game.

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You Should Play: Gunbrick is a puzzle game disguised as a platformer

While iOS is experiencing a revival of retro-inspired puzzle and platform games, Gunbrick is just original and weird enough to marry the two ideas well.

Freemium Field Test: Game of War Fire Age is even less exciting than its generic Kate Upton commercials

Timers, occasional button-tapping, and mundane busywork layered atop a chat room—is this really a mobile smash?

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You Should Play: Rearrange comic panels to help Framed's noir tale unfold

Inventive touch gameplay delivers a short and sweet narrative adventure that is perfect for iOS devices.