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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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8 games optimized for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

From racing games to platform and strategy titles, these are the top early options for your new device.

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You Should Play: Pako

With crashes, high-speed chases, and hairpin turns, Pako is not just your average endless runner. It is an endless getaway game.

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Wasteland 2 review: A glorious post-apocalyptic love letter to old-school CRPG fans

Wasteland 2 embraces its CRPG legacy to become one of the finest--if bleakest--games released in recent memory.

on pcworld.com

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Spacecom review: A rousing game of strategy between a bunch of triangles

Spacecom strips both the mechanics and graphics of strategy games down to the barest of bones, but keeps a satisfying amount of depth.

on pcworld.com

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You Should Play: Zen Pinball

Realistic pinball action with loads of tables on your tablet or phone—and plenty of digital flash to boot.

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10 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.

on pcworld.com

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Our favorite iOS Apps, September edition

What iOS apps are Macworld's staffers loving this month? Check in with Serenity Caldwell, Dan Frakes, and the rest of the crew.

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You Should Play: Hazumino

An endless runner where you make your own path. What's not to like?

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First look: Valiant Hearts for iOS explores World War I's human side via puzzles, love letters, and cartoon visuals

Ubisoft's new iOS game shuns intense violence and killing for an uncommon war adventure.

on techhive.com