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Activision's Skylanders bridges the gap between tablets and game consoles

The next installment of Activision's $2 billion gaming franchise will launch on tablets with a bundled controller.

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You Should Play: Total War Battles: Shogun

Total War Battles: Shogun is a beautiful game, with exceptionally detailed units, fully realized 3D environments, and clean, intuitive interfaces.

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Get your Guardians of the Galaxy fix with these 6 apps

If you're buzzing about Marvel's latest blockbuster film, these apps and games can help you dig deeper and savor the comic goodness.

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You Should Play: Broken Age

This whimsical tale of two teens in extraordinary situations is a pleasant treat.

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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout arrives: We go hands-on with this mobile-friendly shooter

Gameloft's latest Call of Duty-alike looks and plays about the same, but makes some structural changes -- for better and for worse.

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Shadowgate preview: Inside the modern rebirth of a point-and-click adventure classic

Flush with Kickstarter cash, the game's original makers are reimagining the iconic adventure, obsessed with 'Doing Shadowgate right.'

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You Should Play: Doug Dug

Turns out there are countless ways to die when you tunnel beneath the Earth's surface. But that will only keep you coming back for more with Doug Dug.

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Augmented-reality game Ingress makes the jump to iOS

From Niantic Labs, the makers of Field Trip, Ingress turns the physical world into a virtual game. And iOS players can finally join the adventure.

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You Should Play: Sky Force 2014

Skyforce 2014 is a strong shoot 'em up that gives players great graphics and nimble controls.

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Give your brain a workout with Lumosity

Yes, Lumosity is playing mind games with you. But it's for your own good.

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Google's Smarty Pins turns Maps into a game that tests your trivia and geography skills

Think you know your way around the world? Find out if you've got smarty pins with Google's new game.

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Hands-on with Tsum Tsum, Disney's Japanese Plush-Inspired Mobile Game

Is this slick match-three puzzler a worthwhile play experience, or just a marketing tie-in? It's both, really.

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