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Daily App: Numerity is a twist on the paint by numbers game

Numerity from Zedarus Entertainment takes a paint by numbers game and turns it into an entertaining puzzle game that challenges you to find the object hidden in a cluster of numbers. The gameplay is easy, which may be a turn off for folks looking for more than a hidden numbers game. In each round...

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Perloo is a free physics-based puzzler that is clever and engaging

I'm not hooked on too many games, although the original Angry Birds did cost me many (happy) hours. Every so often something catches my attention, and Perloo has done that. Perloo is a free app that has no 'help' page, no screen of instructions. It starts in black, and then a man in a meadow rumina...

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Dumb Ways to Die is a great way to live

Dumb Ways to Die is a microgame collection that follows in the footsteps of games like those in the WarioWare franchise. The idea is that by throwing extremely simple, short games at your in quick succession, your reaction skills and patience are put to the test. I've always been surprised by how ...

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Impossible Road wants you to break the game

Impossible Road is something of a mix between physics puzzler and racing game, as you control a bouncy white orb known as "the Vessel" down a randomly generated track full of twists, sharp banks, jumps and drops. It's also a game where cheating is very much encouraged. Each session starts at the ...

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The game is on with Sherlock: The Network

I am a huge fan of BBC's Sherlock, and I immensely enjoyed the new series that completed its run on BBC One a couple of weeks ago, and is currently airing on PBS in the states. Coinciding with series 3, an official app was released featuring exclusive video footage of stars Benedict Cumberbatch, M...

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Daily App: Paint it Back brings its painting challenge to the Mac

Paint it Back from Casual Labs debuted last year for iOS and was an instant hit in the Puzzle game category. The app challenges you to use your paintbrush to solve each puzzle and restore the missing paintings from the art gallery. Paint it Back has a unique gameplay that uses a grid and numbers ...

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Fly through Umoove Experience, an addictive iOS game that uses face and eye tracking

This is very, very cool. Umoove Experience is a free, universal iOS game that lets you fly through a 3D environment and control your motions by moving your head and eyes. The game is more a technology demonstration than a full-blown game, but it's sure to give game developers some good ideas. When ...

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Zombi HD for iPad: A western-themed zombie shoot-em-up

I don't usually do a lot of game reviews, but hey, the holidays are approaching and I need a break from photo apps and utilities. Zombi HD is a diverting US $0.99 app that is a western-themed zombie shoot-em-up for the iPad ... at least I think it is western-themed. The good guy is wearing a sombre...

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Lego Star Wars - Complete Saga available for iOS

For you Lego and Star Wars fans, we offer some great news! As of today, you can download Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga from the iTunes App store. The game offers 36 story modes with more than 120 playable characters. You can even choose the dark or light side characters, but Luke Skywalker, Da...

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Vanished is a unique and compelling iPhone game

I'm not much of a gamer, but every so often one comes along that grabs my attention. Vanished for iPhone has a unique premise, clever execution, and until Oct. 1, it's free. Here's the scenario: You awake in a dark room and hear some noises. To make the effect complete, you close your eyes, and the...

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Daily iPhone App: Fold is the most original iOS puzzler in years

As iPhone puzzle games go, Fold is a bit of a strange duck. It's not particularly flashy or funny or action-packed, but it still manages to be worth a look simply based on its originality. In Fold you are tasked with removing lines of colored blocks from the screen simply by tapping on them, but t...

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Daily iPhone App: Perfection is an original, fun, and easily accessible puzzle game

Creating an original, fun and easily accessible puzzle game for iOS can't possibly be an easy task these days. You'd think that by now just about every new idea would already have been done a dozen times. Then a game like Perfection comes along and proves that theory wrong. Perfection tasks you w...

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Limbo now available on the App Store

As expected, the creepy but excellent Limbo is now available on the iOS App Store, and playable on your iPhone or iPad. Playdead won a lot of awards and critical acclaim with this title, which takes a mysterious young boy on a journey to save his sister through several environments. The game is ...

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Daily iPhone App: Ending is an excellently pure gaming experience

Ending is one of my favorite kinds of games. It's an almost language-free experience. When the game starts, all you're given is a few arrows and a hammer as icons on the screen. That's it. The two arrows lead to the game's two different modes. The first is a puzzle mode, where you have a series...

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Daily iPhone App: Home is a creepy but well-constructed tale

Home probably isn't for everyone, but a certain type of audience will really love it. The game is an indie title originally put together for the PC by a developer named Benjamin Rivers, and it's in the horror-adventure genre. The controls are very simple: You walk left and right by tapping on eith...

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