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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The 12 best iPhone and iPad word games

Flex your lexicon with these wonderfully wordy iOS games.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from October 2017

Don't miss the month's biggest iOS debuts, from HQ to Stranger Things and plenty more.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from October 2017

Get your game on with this month's hottest new Mac releases.

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Nintendo's next mobile game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, arrives in November

Friendly furry pals and adorable chores hit iOS and Android, with a freemium twist.

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The 12 best iPhone and iPad puzzle games

Give your brain an enjoyable workout with these varied, brilliant puzzle picks.

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Anki Overdrive's app-steered robot race cars get a Fast & Furious boost

The new Fast & Furious Edition adds some extra personality to the fun connected toy set.

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10 of the best ARKit apps and games to try for iOS 11

Apple's augmented reality tech powers a new wave of impressive experiences.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from September 2017

Load up your device with the month's top iOS picks.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from September 2017

Find something fun to play in this month's batch of fresh game releases.

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10 great, older games that you can still play on iOS 11

The 64-bit revolution didn't claim these longtime iPhone and iPad favorites.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from August 2017

Don't miss the month's most enticing new iOS releases.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from August 2017

Fast-paced thrills, simmering storylines, and more in a busy month for Mac games.

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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.