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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Lost in Harmony is a stirring musical adventure worth seeking out

Stunning sights, classic songs, and young love anchor this rhythmic ride.

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WarFriends seems friendly enough, but it's loaded with paid perks

This fun online blaster shrugs off competitive balance by selling big benefits.

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Mold an amorphous organism in the inventive puzzler, Mushroom 11

It's the end of the world. Can you survive as a neon blob in this wasteland?

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from March 2017

Perplexing puzzles, blistering battles, and falling fish—and plenty more, too.

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The Gamevice turns your iPhone 7 into a handheld game console

Hands-on with the updated controller that makes your phone look like a Nintendo Switch.

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Sky Dancer soars at first, although the sensation is short-lived

This fun freebie puts a fresh spin on the usual endless running approach.

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MUL.MASH.TAB.BA.GAL.GAL turns Pong into a marvelous, mystical battler

The title is more than a mouthful, but the game itself is mesmerizing.

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How to monitor your kids' Nintendo Switch gaming habits with your iPhone

Nintendo's parental controls app goes above and beyond with on-the-go perks.

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Disney Magic Kingdoms swaps the magic for monotony

A Disney World-inspired park-builder ought to be something special… right?

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How to use the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons with your Mac – and why you'd want to

The little controllers easily pair with Mac for games, but they have limits.

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Peter Panic is a delightfully demented video game musical

It's WarioWare meets Broadway, as rapid-fire micro-games pair with show tunes.

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Will you finally read the iTunes Terms and Conditions... as a graphic novel?

R. Sikoryak's book matches hilarious comic montages with the droning legal text.

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Hot Wheels: Race Off has its charms, even if it's a slog

Authentic presentation and generous rewards help offset the iOS game's repetition.

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Slice up the world to succeed in the puzzling Splitter Critters

Swipe to split the world in two—and rearrange the pieces—in this inventive iOS game.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from February 2017

All the big new releases you need to check out from the last month.