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You Should Play: The Banner Saga delivers epic role-playing in a bleak-but-beautiful fantasy world

Recent Mac favorite from ex-BioWare vets makes the leap to iPad and iPhone for engrossing on-the-go action.

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OlliOlli review: An enthralling puzzler disguised as a skateboarding game

Tony Hawk who? This skateboarding game turns America's favorite extreme sport into a puzzler, with excellent results.

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Are the recent free Star Wars games worth your time (and money)?

Disney and DeNA explore different styles of strategy gameplay with their latest licensed freemium games. We explore both.

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Defense Grid 2 review: Still the best tower defense game, but the magic's missing

Defense Grid proves it's still the best tower defense series on the market, but that's mainly because everyone else stopped trying.

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Keep your brain sharp with these five iOS apps

Brain-training apps keep your mind active and are pretty fun to boot.

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Call of Duty: Heroes is about rote strategy, not shooting

This free-to-play iOS offering feels more like Clash of Clans than Call of Duty.

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You Should Play: TwoDots brings a much-needed twist to the match-three genre

Connecting dots has never been so addictive.

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You Should Play: Monster Strike is a delightful mashup of monster battles and pinball

Monster Strike hits that sweet spot between a player’s collecting obsession and the challenge of frenetic combat.

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If you’ve played Monument Valley, you have to play Forgotten Shores

Cough up the $2. Monument Valley’s expansion brings eight challenging levels, complete with new game mechanics and a supplementary storyline.