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There's a Forrest Gump game on the way, and it's not pretty

That's it, everyone. The "endless runner" genre has officially become a parody of itself, and there's no reason to care about it any longer. Need some proof? Check out the upcoming officially licensed Forrest Gump game based on the 20-year-old...

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Real Boxing is one of the most unintentionally hilarious games on the App Store

There are countless games on the App Store that do their best to be funny. There are games that succeed at this, some that fail, and then there are games like Real Boxing, which has accidentally become a hilarious experience without even...

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The Ministry of Silly Walks is now an iOS game, and it's fantastically silly

Do you have a silly walk you'd like to develop with the help of the government? Of course you do! But before you go showing off your right leg's forward aerial half-turn in the hopes of receiving a grant, you should probably spend some time with...

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Bricks puts a new spin on the old block-busting genre

Putting a new spin on an established game mechanic isn't easy, and when you're talking about a game idea as simple as bouncing a ball off of a block, innovation is even more difficult. But against all odds, the new iOS game Bricks manages to pull...

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Cat Scratch Fever: The complete Friskies iOS cat app library

Kittens are on the minds of part of the TUAW crew this week; Editor-In-Chief Victor Agreda, Jr. is now the proud dad of Kit-Kat (yes, we know she has an Android OS name), while my wife and I decided to open our home to two adorable new kitties named...

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Halfbrick giving away its iOS games for a limited time, even Fruit Ninja

The game developers at Halfbrick have created a large catalog of fun, quirky iOS games over the last four years that span a wide range of genres and tastes. You want to kill waves of zombies in adorable fashion? Age of Zombies is right there for...

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Thomas Was Alone needs your company

Thomas Was Alone, the iPad adaptation of the hit PC and console platformer, proves that you don't need flashy graphics to create an emotional attachment between a player and a character. You see, Thomas is nothing more than a small red block, but...

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The Steam Summer Sale is now live, prepare your credit card

Steam's annual summer sale is finally live, and that means massive discounts on some of the service's hottest games. As always, the sale features not only daily discounts on a rotating selection of games, but also flash sales that pop up throughout...

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Play It On A Mac: Spintires

In this weekly series I'll show you how to get your favorite Windows-exclusive PC games running on OS X. For more information on the programs used, check out the Play It On A Mac explainer. For suggestions and/or questions about any game, feel free...

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The iPad mini finally gets its own MFi game controller

Wikipad, the company behind the Android gaming tablet of the same name, is tossing its Android exclusivity out the window with the announcement of a new iPad mini game controller accessory. The Wikipad 7, which debuted roughly a year ago, features...

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Bad App Reviews: Angry Birds

There are some fantastic games on the App Store, but not everyone loves every best-selling title. When some customers decide to use their eloquent writing skills to pen disparaging reviews, hilarity ensues. Bad App Reviews brings you actual App...

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Angry Birds Transformers is coming, and hopefully Michael Bay isn't involved

Angry Birds has never taken itself too seriously, which is probably why so many people absolutely adore the franchise. From the original physics puzzler to crossovers with Star Wars and Rio, and even a cart racing game, you can't really fault Rovio...

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VVVVVV is still vvvvvvery difficult on iOS

Are you looking for a game that will challenge you? No? How about a game that will frustrate you? Still not interested? How about a game that will, at times, make you wish you could snap your iPhone in half, cover it in gasoline, melt it into a...

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Gamers and developers are giving up on second screen experiences

At E3 2012 and 2013, you couldn't go five minutes without hearing a game developer or executive pushing second screen experiences. Xbox SmartGlass, the PlayStation App, Battlefield 4 Commander, and even teasers for games like The Division were all...

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Square Enix prepares to disappoint Final Fantasy fans with Final Fantasy VII G-Bike

Everyone wants a full Final Fantasy VII remake for modern consoles and/or PC, and everyone wants a true Final Fantasy VII port for iOS to follow the first six games that are already released on the platform. But rather than doing what everyone...

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Osmo extends iPad kids' gaming to the physical world

In a few short years, the iPad has gone from geeky luxury item to a ubiquitous, incredibly popular device -- and that's especially true with the fickle, frantic audience we call "the kids." Little hands love Apple's portable, touchable tablet......

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