Don't-Miss Game Stories

Mega Dead Pixel review: Free-falling game a smashing good time

In this iOS game, you play a dead pixel who must "paint" obstacles while falling down the screen. Sounds simple, but Mega Dead Pixel is a challenging game with cool retro graphics and sound.

100 Doors 2013 for iOS review: Puzzle game where one door leads to another

Casual game offers a nice variety of easy and difficult puzzles to solve.

The Wolf Among Us review: Well-written adventure with fun action, fantastic characters

From the makers of The Walking Dead video game, The Wolf Among Us is based on the popular "Fables" comic book.

Blackbar review: Simple, witty, and politically engaged word-based puzzle game for iPhone

A beautifully written, elegant, and genuinely fun iPhone game about censorship.

Stealth Inc. review: Fiendishly fun retro 2D gaming action for iOS

Stealth Inc. is a charming puzzle platformer for the iPhone and iPad, with distinctive and attractive graphics, simple but rich gameplay and a nice (but not intrusive) sense of humor.

App Invasion: Pocket Trains

Here's why you should get on board Pocket Trains, another clever sim from NimbleBit.

Toca Mini review: Kids can make cute digital people

The latest from Toca Boca lets kids create digital characters on the iPad or iPhone.

Kami review: Origami puzzle game soothes the iOS gamer

Kami is a beautiful-looking casual game with challenging puzzles.

The Cave review: Old-school adventure brings wit and charm to iOS

If you look back fondly to a time when games like Monkey Island and The Dig were popular, The Cave is for you.

Infinity Blade III review: The best yet in the series despite the dated feel on iOS

The basic game mechanics are starting to feel dated, but Infinity Blade III looks brilliant and is still a lot of fun.

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.