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Adventure Time Game Wizard for iOS lets you create worlds with pen and paper

Cartoon Network's new game brings an optional physical element for sketching out elaborate custom levels.

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You Should Play: Kingdom Rush Origins might just be the best in the series to date

Origins may not be a reinvention for the series, but it’s sharp, fun to play, and interesting in just the right places.

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You Should Play: Sunburn has you round up friends in space, and then plunge everyone into a star

Group sacrifice is a noble fate in this lovably bleak oddball gem.

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Freemium Field Test: Peggle Blast adds too many barriers to PopCap's classic peg-popping game

It's Peggle, it's one-handed, and it's free, but new twists and frequent prompts to spend only sour the enjoyable core experience.

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11 hilarious, brutally devious ways game developers punish pirates

The Sims 4's encroaching pixelization is the latest in a long line of hilarious anti-piracy efforts.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Math, virtual vet, and a few beats

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that helps you make calculations, handle math problems, play (animal) doctor, and even scratch a few vinyls.

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You Should Play: Crossy Road is basically endless Frogger, and that's a very good thing

Wonderfully addictive while lacking freemium frustrations, it's an excellent game that costs exactly nothing.

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Keep your kids entertained over the holiday break with these 4 apps

Your kids are bored—these fun-yet-educational apps will keep them busy.

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Our favorite free iOS games of 2014

Free doesn't have to be frustrating—these games are pretty great, after all.

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The 20 best iOS games of 2014

Let’s look back on an amazing year of iPhone and iPad games well worth playing.