Don't-Miss Game Stories

Pivvot review: A fun test of spatial awareness and reflexes

In Pivvot, the player controls a ball tethered to a winding track by tapping the sides of the screen, maneuvering around various obstacles that could shatter the ball.

Trine 2 review: Mac game offers gorgeous adventure, brain-twisting puzzles

Trine 2’s built on familiar gaming ideas, but executes nearly every aspect flawlessly.

Gone Home review: Mac game is full of surprises—in all the best ways

What Gone Home lacks in graphical wizardry, it makes up for with atmospheric sound and lighting, and meticulous attention to detail.

SimCity review: Gather your friends, because you're going to need them

SimCity's dependence on multiplayer and an Internet connection are drastic changes to the game that may dissuade long-time fans.

Bioshock Infinite review: Phenomenal combination of storytelling and gameplay

Bioshock Infinite could be the best first-person shooter to hit the Mac this decade.

Review: Sphero 2.0 is a brighter, faster, smartphone-controlled ball of fun

It rolls, it jumps, it changes colors—and it can teach your kids about programming and augmented reality, too.

Napoleon: Total War review: explore the complexities of the battlefield

Feral Interactive's latest has plenty of challenge for fans of historical warfare.

Plants vs Zombies 2 review: Sticks to its roots, but paywall leaves us feeling dead inside

Plants vs Zombies 2 has more plants, more zombies, and more ways to make you pay.

Brave New World review: must-have for Civilization V fans

Brave New World really epitomizes what the Civilization series is all about.

Review: Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol brings strategic dogfights to iOS

Sid Meier's latest iOS game is one of the most clever and interesting strategy games on the platform.

Review: Prime World: Defenders an enjoyable tower-defense game for Mac

Prime World: Defenders is a simple but challenging tower-defense game with attractive 3D graphics.

Review: Magic 2014 for the iPad is like poker for nerds

With a new Sealed Play mode and hundreds of new cards, Magic 2014 is the best way to experience Magic: The Gathering without breaking the bank of real cards.

Review: Ninja Striker! is a deliciously difficult platformer for iOS

Ninja Striker is a retro-style platformer with excellent controls and a satisfying level of difficulty.

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Review: Max Payne 3 for Mac

Fans of filmmaker Quentin Tarantino or The Sopranos should enjoy this violent film noir action game.