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Fallout Shelter stays true to Fallout's spirit, but the gameplay is too slow

We had high hopes for Fallout’s first foray into iOS gaming, but this resource management game suffers for its repetitive gameplay and slow pacing.

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LeapFrog's new Imagicard games and LeapPad Platinum give kids new ways to play

This kid-friendly tablet has a Web browser hand curated by education experts, and Imagicard games combine digital and physical experiences.

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You Should Play: Lost Within will scare the pants off of you (but play it anyways)

Lost Within is a survival horror game for the iPhone and iPad, set in an abandoned insane asylum—sounds typical, but it will still thoroughly creep you out.

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Freemium Field Test: Jurassic World: The Game might leave your wallet dino-sore

Heavy on monetization but light on gameplay and appeal, this movie tie-in hardly justifies spending big.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from May 2015

Space shooting, steampunk golf, housekeeping, and a cat simulator—we've got options.

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You Should Play: Grim Fandango Remastered is a creepy, classic adventure game brought back to life

Enjoy this remastered title on the mobile platform for the first time.

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You Should Play: Does Not Commute turns a time-shifted traffic jam into fun

Direct each car to its destination—and hope the latest jaunt doesn't ruin your grand plan.

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Meet the new QuizUp, an addicting trivia game and social network

The popular app now has a new look, a desktop version, and a Reddit-style forum.

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Facebook could cash in from Messenger games

Facebook is reportedly working with game developers to offer their apps in Messenger.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth's Rising Tide expansion focuses on alien seas, diplomacy

The first expansion for Civilization: Beyond Earth promises to double-down on the science fiction with new aquatic cities and diplomatic traits.

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Freemium Field Test: Puzzle & Dragons is a slight, yet compelling match-three battler

Breezy puzzle mechanics meet gotta-catch-'em-all monster amassing in this international smash.

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No Oculus Rift for the Mac, but your Mac couldn’t handle it anyway

Oculus VR announced the required specs for its virtual reality headset and the Mac isn't up to snuff.

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You Should Play: Implosion's hack-n-slash mechanics and stellar graphics make one outstanding game

Console-worthy graphics, exhilarating combat, mutant aliens... what more could you even ask for?