Apple Arcade Just Got Another 30 Games, Including Some Beloved Classics

As you probably know if you frequent this site, I've been covering Apple Arcade games ever since the service's launch in 2019. I have a separate roundup I write periodically for them, as well as including them in my weekly roundups. The idea behind Apple Arcade is that you pay $5/month (or get it in a bundle with other Apple services) and you can play the library of over 100 games as…

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‘Mitoza’ is a Weird Little Digital Toy Available Now on PC and Mobile

Mitoza By: Second Maze / Gal Mamalya As much as I like my challenging puzzle games and action RPGs, sometimes it's nice to just play something on my iPad that's more toy than game. I'm a big fan of playful experiences like CHUCHEL and Bring You Home that focus more on experimentation than clever puzzle solutions. Mitoza is similar and, though it released about a decade ago as a flash game, publisher…

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Perspective Puzzler ‘Moncage’ Set to Release on PC, Switch and Mobile in 2021

Moncage By: OPTILLUSION / XD Network I usually prefer to get my hands on a game before giving it attention here, but I had to make an exception for OPTILLUSION's upcoming perspective puzzler, Moncage. I'd seen earlier trailers for it a while back and my first thought was how it looked perfect for touchscreens, but I had no idea if it was planned for mobile. Well, now we know that it is…

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Apple Arcade Finally Has a Price, Launch Date and Some Amazing Games Announced

I've been very excited about Apple's new subscription service, Apple Arcade, since it was announced and details trickled out about it. Last time we got a list of games that will be part of the program, and there were quite a few I was excited about from developers like Yak & Co, Finji, Snowman, and Revolution Games. Well, now we have a price and more games announced. For those of you who…

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Sam Barlow’s Anticipated ‘Her Story’ Successor, ‘Telling Lies,’ Releases August 23rd (Preview Inside)

Telling Lies By: Sam Barlow / Annapurna Interactive Sam Barlow's Her Story is one of my favorite video games, perhaps the one that's stuck with me the most. I clearly remember back in 2015, getting it a few days ahead of release and thinking I would just play for a little bit and then get back to cleaning my apartment. But my home stayed dirty that day, because I couldn't put my…

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Play NYC 2019 Highlights: Fourzy, That Chicken Game, GRIS and More

For the last few years, I've been going to Playcrafting's summer games conference called Play NYC. Last year was pretty lacking on the mobile front so I didn't cover it, but I wrote about my experience in 2017. This year had a pretty good turnout for mobile games, as well as games that seem like a great fit for the platform. I also checked out some PC games that looked interesting and…

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Fourth of July 2019 iPhone and iPad Games Sales and Freebies

Fourth of July, American Independence Day, is actually over, and I didn't really do much to celebrate it other than watch some Stranger Things Season 3 with a friend. But there have been a good number of noteworthy iOS games sales that popped up that are still in effect. So I'm going to list them here, along with any reviews or impressions I've written. I'll be adding to this as I find…

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Apple Rejects ‘NSA Intern,’ Claiming “It Encourages Users to Fight Terrorists”

One of my favorite types of games to play is the satirical kind, the over-the-top humorous games that poke fun at current events and shine light on corruption, injustice, and absurdity. Though Black Vein Productions' first game, NoStranger, was in a different vein (pun intended), it had you solving puzzles using Google Street View and finding clues in fake blogs and music videos. I thoroughly enjoyed it and was looking forward to…

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