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  • Apple Arcade Roulette #2

    Tue 10:45am
    Round and round the roulette spins. Here are five more random choices from Apple Arcade's selection. Will we strike gold this time? Or just strike out? If you missed our first batch, as reminder: Apple Arcade is out, and with it over a 100 new games for you to…
  • Apple Arcade Master Games List - Every Game Available & Announced

    Tue 6:51am
    Apple Arcade has officially released, and for $4.99 you can get instant access to a wide range of premium games, many of which potentially wouldn't have been released otherwise. Apple's boasted that their launch line-up is 100-games strong. With this many…
  • Like... Slay the Spire? You'll Love These!

    Tue 6:40am
    Slay the Spire is a masterpiece of game design whose only sin is that it is not currently available on a platform I can play on the bus. Instead, I have to wait until my lunch break to load it up on the company desktop and drag cards around with a mouse, of…
  • The Best Offline Strategy Games for Android & iOS

    Mon 11:22am
    In the age of the always-online freemium mobile experience, sometimes it's nice to know that there are quality strategy games out there that you can play offline. Maybe Grandma's wi-fi isn't up to the job, or maybe you just don't have any internet. Are you on…
  • Versus: Unfriendly Frenzy Review

    Mon 7:26am
    Versus: Unfriendly Frenzy has a rhythmic name that just rolls off the tongue, and its gameplay is every bit as dynamic. The presentation and play experience are zippy, the theme is zany if a little vacuous, but the strategy is ultimately flat. This ain’t Civ…
  • Like... Magic: Arena? You'll love these alternative CCGs

    Thu 9:40am
    Just a few short years ago almost every developer inside and out of mobile gaming was holding the idea of the CCG close, finding every which way to include 'Card Battle' elements into new IPs and sequels that made absolutely no sense. That RTS sequel? Have…
  • Bad North is now available on iOS and Android

    Oct 16, 2019, 12:00 pm
    As it’s likely there may not be a Friday update this week due to me being away, just thought I’d let you know about one game that’s just dropped onto mobile - Bad North. We were given the heads up about this a couple of weeks ago and I’m glad it’s…
  • League of Legends celebrates ten years by announcing all of the things

    Oct 16, 2019, 5:38 am
    Fun fact - before taking over stewardship of Pocket Tactics et al, I did a brief stint in PR (I was a deputy editor at another website before that so this was a bit of an experiment), and that company had Riot Games as a client. I helped out at eSports events…
  • Stellaris: Galaxy Command has already been taken offline over suspect assets

    Oct 16, 2019, 4:53 am
    Less than 24 hours after Stellaris: Galaxy Command was announced, the beta has already been taken offline. This is due to the fact that the game apparently uses what looks like photo-shopped assets taken from Microsoft's Halo franchise. We're going to direct…
  • Aeon's End Review

    Oct 15, 2019, 11:30 am
    Another day, another deck-builder, but does Aeon’s End have a sufficient number of tricks up its wizard-y sleeves to stand out in a crowded market? The first attention-grabbing feature is that Aeon’s End is a cooperative game that can be played in pass and…