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Gaming exclusivity wars hit mobile app stores

Apple has nabbed a few high-profile game exclusives for iOS in recent months. A new report says these may the first skirmishes in a larger platform war for mobile gaming.

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You Should Play: Monument Valley

This Escher-inspired perception puzzle game feels measured, polished, and perfectly thought-out.

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You Should Play: Sometimes You Die

Jump through obstacles and complete puzzles by, well, dying. But strategically.

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The Week in iOS Apps: On a Carousel

This week's roundup of iOS apps features two new apps for editing and sharing your photos. Plus updates to some of our favorite productivity apps and a chance to live in M.C. Escher's universe.

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You Should Play: Lost Light

Lost Light is a surprisingly challenging arithmetic puzzler. It’s compelling as both a game and a work of (Disney) art.

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You Should Play: Device 6

Puzzle fans and those looking for some good brainteasers will love this game.

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You Should Play: Mikey Shorts

BeaverTap has basically done the impossible and brought us a simple, addictive, and smooth-to-play platform game with old-school flair.

EA Games site hacked to steal Apple IDs

The attackers sought credentials and other personal information through a phishing scheme, researchers said

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You Should Play: Royal Revolt 2

Play the king of a medieval kingdom and lead you army into battle in this fun sequel.

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Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen speaks out

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If you're mourning Flappy Bird, Rolling Stone has an excellent profile on the game's creator -- and how Flappy Bird might once more take to the skies.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Gmail gets better

The latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.

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You Should Play: QuizUp

Prove that you know more than your friends with this awesome trivia game, which just launched on Android.

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Flappy Bird clone wars: Apple and Google Strike Back

Flappy Bird may be gone, but the App Store and Google Play are replete with clones of the popular one-tap game.

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