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Improve your game of Go (or just keep playing) with this collection of apps

This tactical strategy game takes serious skill to master. Let these apps be your guide.

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You Should Play: Twist objects into shadow puppets with puzzler Shadowmatic

This unique shadow perspective puzzle is fun and thoroughly innovative.

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Freemium Field Test: Candy Crush Soda Saga can get expensive fast, but its appeal is undeniable

While not a dramatic shift from the original Saga, it's gripping—even when it seems unfair or downright impossible.

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Grim Fandango Remastered review: A legendary adventure brought back to life

Nearly impossible to purchase for over a decade, you can now play Grim Fandango and understand why it's one of the best adventure games ever made.

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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.