Don't-Miss Game Stories

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Space Hulk review: Violent, ultra-tense sci-fi board game for iPad

The supremely tense sci-fi board game of the late 1980s is now available for the iPad.

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Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure review: You might not want to crack this case

Tex Murphy is back with a blast of 90s nostalgia in this old-school FMV game. Unfortunately this detective's not as good at cracking cases as he is at cracking jokes.

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New York Times Crossword app gets its appeal across (and down)

If you're a dedicated cruciverbalist, the latest update to the esteemed puzzle app makes it easier than ever to get your fix.

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Staff Picks: Thomas Was Alone is an ode to artificial intelligence (and double jumps)

One of the PlayStation Vita's most delightful puzzle platformers has comes to the iPad, and it translates perfectly; its music, story, and gameplay combine to make it our latest staff pick.

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Hitman Go review: Ultraviolent console shooter becomes surreally restrained iPad puzzler

The Hitman series of violent stealth shooters have arrived on iOS as a turn-based puzzle board game. What's going on?

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FTL: Faster Than Light review: A cruelly tense strategy RPG in space for iPad

This strategy roleplaying game is one of the most difficult games on the iPad—and one of the most entertaining.

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Insurgency review: Tactical shooter that takes time to learn but is immense fun

Have a little patience and you have have lots of fun with this Mac game.

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Diablo III: Reaper of Souls review: Expansion to popular adventure game checks all of the boxes on your wishlist

Blizzard's expansion pack to Diablo III doesn't do anything spectacular, but there's plenty dungeon crawler fans who want another excuse to level grind, loot, and explore.

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Surgeon Simulator review: Entertainingly grisly iPad game

The world's greatest and goriest medical slapstick video game has come to the iPad.

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Only One review: Be the last man standing on your iPad

Did you play King of the Hill as a kid? Only One is like that, except without the real-life body injuries.

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The Wolf Among Us Episode Two: Smoke and Mirrors review: More crimes to solve in a land of Fables

A compelling Mac game, with its mixture of character exploration, crime-scene solving, humour and violence.

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The Banner Saga for Mac review: Viking-themed strategy goes single player

The Banner Saga is one of the best-looking games you will play all year. It is also an engaging and fun RPG with high replayability that will leave you eager for the next chapter.

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Pointless-Quiz with Friends review: Name of BBC game show is fitting for the iOS version

A disappointing iPhone and iPad game based on a wonderful U.K. TV show.