Don't-Miss Game Stories

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?

framed main

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.

vainglory2

MOBA gone mobile: iPad and iPhone games that deliver a League of Legends-like experience

Games like Vainglory and Fates Forever show you don't need a PC to enjoy this hot multiplayer genre.

introtengami alt

The 10 Mac games you need to play from January 2015

Big or small, brand new or remastered, these are the games that caught our eye.

gameofgo primary

Improve your game of Go (or just keep playing) with this collection of apps

This tactical strategy game takes serious skill to master. Let these apps be your guide.

shadowmatic solving a puzzle

You Should Play: Twist objects into shadow puppets with puzzler Shadowmatic

This unique shadow perspective puzzle is fun and thoroughly innovative.

ccs wallpaper standard 1600x1200px

Freemium Field Test: Candy Crush Soda Saga can get expensive fast, but its appeal is undeniable

While not a dramatic shift from the original Saga, it's gripping—even when it seems unfair or downright impossible.

adventure1

Adventure Time Game Wizard for iOS lets you create worlds with pen and paper

Cartoon Network's new game brings an optional physical element for sketching out elaborate custom levels.

kro screenshot2

You Should Play: Kingdom Rush Origins might just be the best in the series to date

Origins may not be a reinvention for the series, but it’s sharp, fun to play, and interesting in just the right places.

sunburn1

You Should Play: Sunburn has you round up friends in space, and then plunge everyone into a star

Group sacrifice is a noble fate in this lovably bleak oddball gem.

weekiniosapps copy 100525534 gallery

The Week in iOS Apps: Square Cash's latest update, Under Armour's new fitness app, and more

This week's roundup brings you apps for all kinds of activities—spooky sci-fi games, staying in touch with the outside world, and getting into shape.

peggle banner

Freemium Field Test: Peggle Blast adds too many barriers to PopCap's classic peg-popping game

It's Peggle, it's one-handed, and it's free, but new twists and frequent prompts to spend only sour the enjoyable core experience.

crossy road social gap big

You Should Play: Crossy Road is basically endless Frogger, and that's a very good thing

Wonderfully addictive while lacking freemium frustrations, it's an excellent game that costs exactly nothing.