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Broken Age review: Mac game breathes new life into an old genre

While it's half of the game that was promised on Kickstarter, Broken Age is an entertaining game—and the second half will be free when it's available.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Abraham Lincoln, sentient cheeseburger hunter

This week's roundup of apps includes a game that features world-historical figures facing off against zombies, werewolves, and fast food. There's also offerings for music lovers, nature admirers, and people who just want to get someplace else on time.

Alternative iOS keyboard now open to all developers

Also, how one scammer got catapulted a game to the top of the App Store charts, and the latest images of Apple's new campus.

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Flappy Bird clone wars: Apple and Google Strike Back

Flappy Bird may be gone, but the App Store and Google Play are replete with clones of the popular one-tap game.

on techhive.com

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Tomb Raider review: Lara Croft is back, slinging arrows

Thanks to Feral Interactive, Mac gamers can enjoy the latest installment in the Tomb Raider series.

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Lords of Waterdeep brings fantasy and intrigue to iOS

Fans of fantasy, intrigue, and board games have hit the trifecta with the excellent iOS adaptation of Wizards of the Coast's board game.

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Forget Flappy Bird, you want to play Threes

In this week's Staff Picks column, learn why the iOS game Threes is associate editor Serenity Caldwell's new favorite time-sink.

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One-hand, one-tap games you should have played instead of Flappy Bird

Flappy bird was awful. These games are not.

on techhive.com

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Podcast: Loving words and flappy birds

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and guest Greg Knauss talk about Greg's romance-themed iPhone app, the shocking revelation that Apple will release new products, iPhone games Flappy Bird and Threes, tech words we hate, and staying organized.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review: Octopi and suits don't mix, and that's the point

Octodad is a great gimmick that takes itself too seriously. But at least the theme song is amazing!

on pcworld.com