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The Week in iOS Apps: Sports, real and virtual

This week's roundup of new and updated apps includes ways to track the real Wimbledon championships and play the simulated Superbike World Championships. Plus, we have stuff for you non-sporting types out there, too.

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You Should Play: Battleheart Legacy

Battleheart Legacy is that rare original title for iOS that is a great title in its own right, combining great writing, intuitive mechanics, and a deep world to become much more than the sum of its parts.

on techhive.com

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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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GOG.com, GamersGate kick off the PC game deals season with massive Summer Sales

Great games done dirt cheap, courtesy of GOG and GamersGate.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in iOS Apps: Amazon Music arrives

Amazon's old cloud player evolves into something more like Spotify, creating even more competition in the growing streaming music sector. Plus: apps for gaming, organizing, and more.

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You Should Play: Thomas Was Alone

Little blocks, or complex characters with myriad neuroses? This game has more than what meets the eye.

on techhive.com

How Steam in-home streaming can turn your old laptop or Windows tablet into a PC gaming force

If your gaming rig and home network are up to snuff, you can stream Steam games to another PC (including Macs and Linux machines) or Windows tablet and play in other parts of your abode. Here's how to set it up.

on pcworld.com

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Hello, world: Developer creates Apple Swift-based Flappy Bird clone in four hours

Swift isn't just Apple's new programming language, it's also further proof that Flappy Bird is the new 'Hello, world' for game development.

on techhive.com

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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.