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The 10 Mac games you need to play from April 2015

Action, adventure, space travel, and bread—a fine mix of options to consider.

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Now you can embed classic MS-DOS games in tweets

You already knew the Internet Archive has a catalog of DOS games that are playable in the browser. But did you know you can now play them in Twitter too?

on pcworld.com

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Apple Watch gaming: Devs talk early titles and the challenges of wearable fun

Which games will be available around the launch, and how were they designed? We chatted with several game makers to find out.

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Freemium Field Test: Final Fantasy: Record Keeper mines nostalgia with fair, albeit flat results

All the big Final Fantasy games rolled into one, minus story, character development, exploration, and more.

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Blizzard announces Heroes of the Storm release date and open beta

Soon you'll be able to pit the stars of Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft, and other Blizzard games against each other in Heroes of the Storm.

on pcworld.com

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Halo comes to iOS, but it's not the same shooter you know from Xbox

Microsoft brings the smash series to the App Store with a pair of spinoff games—and here's a hands-on look at both.

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You should play: Naught Reawakening spins the platforming genre upside-down with this riveting sequel

Fans of platformers who have grown tired of making their character jump, shoot, and run through obstacles may enjoy this game’s feeling of weightlessness and frightening abandon.

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You Should Play: Four Letters gives you seconds to frantically string together short words

Tired of turn-based word games? This slick, speedy freebie is tense and satisfying.

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Freemium Field Test: Fast & Furious: Legacy delivers surprisingly solid cinematic street racing

It's simple in scope, but there's a lot of enjoyable action for fans of the action flick franchise.

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You Should Play: Solve a mystery in an epic game of whodunit in The Trace

Solve a string of murders in an immersive, 3D environment.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from March 2015

Big games, small games, and everything in between—a month of Mac gaming to savor.

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Freemium Field Test: Angry Birds Stella Pop is a slick-but-typical bubble-bursting clone

Rovio doesn't even try to innovate, but at least it's an attractive take on this familiar genre.

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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.