Andrew HaywardContributor, Macworld

Andrew Hayward is a Chicago-based games, apps, and gadgets writer whose work has been featured in more than 70 publications. He's also a work-at-home dad to an unruly four-year-old.

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Blast boats out of the water in Rovio's raucous Battle Bay

The Angry Birds maker's new game is frantic fun, albeit with freemium drawbacks.

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20 Apple TV games you should absolutely play

Just updated, our picks for the most enticing games on Apple's set-top box.

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How to experience VR on your iPhone with Google Cardboard

Experience immersive apps and games using a cheap viewer shell.

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Is the $35 Chromecast a viable Apple TV alternative for iPhone users?

It streams media on the cheap, but Google's dongle lacks advanced functionality.

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You might flip for Flipping Legend's free, frenzied fun

It's not quite legendary (yet, at least), but this endless leaper really stands out.

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The first 15 Apple Watch games you should play

Load up your smartwatch with some can't-miss wrist gaming.

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Disney meets Final Fantasy (and tedium) in Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross]

A colorful premise helps rescue this creative mash-up from its routine, humdrum action.

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How to use the Nintendo Switch Online app for Switch voice chat

You'll need the iOS app to chat in Splatoon 2 and future Switch games. Confused? Let us explain…

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from July 2017

Zombie blasting, daddy dating, crime scene cleanup, and plenty of other exciting picks.

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Pokémon Go Fest could have been great—instead, it was a disaster

Busted servers and strained cell connections ruined the game's Chicago birthday bash.

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Pokémon: Magikarp Jump doesn't do enough with its fun premise

The under-loved fish gets a starring role, but this freebie feels undercooked.

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How to use an Android Wear watch with an iPhone—and why you might want to

Android Wear 2.0 brings new perks, but can it really compete with an Apple Watch?

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That's You! is a charming PlayStation 4 game you can play with your iPhone

New PlayLink titles use phones and tablets with your TV—and the debut is good fun.

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How to succeed in Pokémon Go's new Raid Battles and Gyms

Here's what you need to know about the iOS game's big competitive overhaul.

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How to use a Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch with an iPhone—and why you might want to

Samsung's circular smartwatch looks slick, but the iOS link limits some features.