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Hearthstone avoided paying 'lip service' to F2P, says Blizzard

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2014 9:00am PDT

Hearthstone production director Jason Chayes says the studio worked hard to make sure Hearthstone was genuinely free-to-play, with voluntary purchases instead of a monetization gate.


"That always seems to be how the best things in life are made. "

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Hearthstone for iPad now available in U.S.

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 12:35pm PDT

Hearthstone is now available on iPad, Blizzard has announced. Your progress from the PC version carries over, and trying it out on iPad will earn you a free pack of cards.


"I had the same experience on my Mini. But, with Blizz it's hard to know when the app is trying ..."

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Hearthstone getting 'Curse of Naxxramas' single-player campaign

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2014 9:27am PDT

Hearthstone is getting its first single-player campaign soon. Curse of Naxxramas will take you through a series of creepy boss fights to earn new cards for your deck. It will also sport a new board and class challenges.


"Just like someone mentioned on that thread, I would love to see a Raid or Dungeon mode in this ..."

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Mojang's Scrolls coming to tablets

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Mojang has detailed several plans for updates to Scrolls, including a demo version that they say will help pave the way for an iPad and tablet port.


"Man, I cannot wait for hearthstone for the iPad (USA). With FTL it feels like the iPad is ..."

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FTL: Advanced Edition adds new robotic race

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2013 10:15am PST

FTL's "Advanced Edition" update will add a new robotic race called the Lanius, among other new features and adjustments.


"One time I had the transporter, cloak, AND preigniter. it was epic."

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Ninja Theory's Fightback kicks its way onto iOS today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2013 11:30am PST

Ninja Theory makes its iOS debut today with Fightback, a free-to-play 80's-era beat-'em-up that's all about punching and kicking dudes in the face and in other body parts that aren't their face.


Ridiculous Fishing and Badlands are official iOS 'Games of the Year'

By Steve Watts, Dec 17, 2013 6:45am PST

Apple has once again named its official iOS Games of the Year: Ridiculous Fishing on iPhone, and Badland on iPad.


Republique comes out of the shadows on December 19

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2013 4:30pm PST

The first episode of Kickstarter success story, Republique, is set to be released this Thursday, December 19 on iOS.


"Congrats to these guys for getting this done! I backed this project and I've been listening to ..."

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FTL: Advanced Edition coming early 2014 to PC and iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2013 12:30pm PST

FTL: Faster Than Light will debut a new expansion in early 2014 dubbed FTL: Advanced Edition, expected to release concurrently with the long-awaited iPad port of the popular 2012 roguelike.


"Completely missed my point. The Dev is focusing on iOS first since there will be a greater ..."

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Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign takes flight on October 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2013 6:20pm PDT

Puzzle Quest is coming back on Thursday with a new Marvel take. Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign will feature Marvel's finest on iOS and Android.


"Played it for a bit. So not as good as the original PQ. But, part of that was that I hit the ..."

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Mobile review: Deus Ex: The Fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Deus Ex: The Fall looks and feels like a Deus Ex game, but clunky touch controls diminish this augmentation.


"Where's my Human Revolution sequel for PC? Lets get this ball rolling, Square Enix."

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Transport Tycoon coming to iOS, Android this year

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Transport Tycoon is coming to iOS and Android later this year, and original creator Chris Sawyer is heading the project.


"I was having the same issue after posting my reply. Waited a few minutes and it showed up. :("

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Deus Ex: The Fall disables guns on jailbroken devices [Update]

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Deus Ex: The Fall was released late yesterday, but users with jailbroken iOS devices are complaining that the game detects that status and doesn't let them fire weapons.


"Square Enix is doing a 180 (pretty common in games nowadays, huh?). Jailbroken devices will be ..."

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Joe Danger Touch sale comes with large update

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Joe Danger Touch is on sale for 99 cents, to ring in a large update that adds 21 new stages and daily challenges.


"Never did get this on Consoles or PC, I guess it's worth checking out at that price."

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Tiny Thief coming to iOS, Android tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jul 10, 2013 11:20am PDT

Rovio Stars has announced that 5ants' Tiny Thief will hit iOS and Android devices tomorrow.


"Glad to see them doing something other than throwing x and z style games."

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