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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.

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Inside Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's MOBA mash-up of Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft

Blizzard employees explain the trials and tribulations of bringing characters from Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft into a single game.

on pcworld.com

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New York Times Crossword app gets its appeal across (and down)

If you're a dedicated cruciverbalist, the latest update to the esteemed puzzle app makes it easier than ever to get your fix.

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You Should Play: Wayward Souls

With 16-bit graphics reminiscent of classic SNES-era Final Fantasy titles and a fairly intuitive set of touchscreen controls, Wayward Souls is a surprisingly fun and immensely challenging game.

on techhive.com

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Staff Picks: Thomas Was Alone is an ode to artificial intelligence (and double jumps)

One of the PlayStation Vita's most delightful puzzle platformers has comes to the iPad, and it translates perfectly; its music, story, and gameplay combine to make it our latest staff pick.

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You Should Play: Another Case Solved

A tile-matching puzzle game with hours of playability.

on techhive.com

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Osmo engages kids with real game pieces and iPad magic

Social, creative, battery-free Osmo gives school-age kids a whole new way to play, and more than just a screen to touch.

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Inside Bounden, the iPhone app that tricks you into dancing

You and a partner must move together to stay alive in this unconventional game.

on techhive.com

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Hitman Go review: Ultraviolent console shooter becomes surreally restrained iPad puzzler

The Hitman series of violent stealth shooters have arrived on iOS as a turn-based puzzle board game. What's going on?

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Soon-to-launch Hellraid: The Escape promises effective handheld horror

Coming to iOS devices on Thursday, May 15, this single-player puzzler should have plenty of surprises in store.

on techhive.com