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Paula Deen has her own match-three game, Recipe Quest

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and perhaps the most common theme in game design. Disgraced celebrity chef Paula Deen is joining the match-three ranks with the iOS and Android app Paula Deen’s Recipe Quest. At the start, it features 40 levels of puzzles matching ingredients in Deen’s Southern dishes. The player’s long range more »

Pokemon Shuffle your way to a Rayquaza

Another Pokemon Shuffle event is upon us. It seems these Legendaries can’t keep out of our games. Starting today, Rayquaza has invaded our games. To lend this promotion the appropriate gravitas, it even has a flashy name. Prepare yourself for Rayquaza’s Ascension. Rayquaza’s Ascension is a fairly typical, Special Stage. A player has 30 turns more »

Show and Tell: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (PC)

Show and Tell: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (PC) Listen, we’re going to have some fun today. You know you like to have fun. Today, we’re going to play A Good Snowman is Hard to Build. Rather, I’m going to play it, and you’re going to watch me struggle to do two things more »

Okay? is the next Desert Golfing

Last year, we ended up getting this great time sink for Android and iOS devices called Desert Golfing. It was great, as you’d endlessly hit a golf ball towards a hole on a sandy golf course, relying on proper angles to reach the goal. Now, earlier this month, we’ve gotten what seems to be its more »

Keldeo and new daily Pokemon come to Pokemon Shuffle

Missed getting a Lucarionite or battling Kyogre and Mew in Pokemon Shuffle? Don’t let it get you down. I missed out on Lucario’s Mega Stone and Kyogre too. These things happen in free-to-play games. Fortunately, as soon as one event ends, another begins. Which is exactly what has happened in Pokemon Shuffle. There are two more »

5 (10?) Games you must (should?) buy from Sony’s Under-A-Buck PSN Flash Sale

Happy Spring, folks! Unless you’re living in the southern hemisphere and are busy welcoming in Autumn instead. Or reside in the north-eastern United States and are celebrating your vernal equinox with (yet another) out-pouring of powder. In any case, celebrate your respective seasonal situation with Sony, who has been gracious enough to kick off a more »

Cinderella Free Fall shows Disney’s always ready to match-3 up

Cinderella is one of the biggest movies right now. It made over $132.5 million with it’s debut this past Friday, making it an unquestionable success for Disney. (Though, one has to wonder how much of that money came from people who went to see the Frozen Fever short.) Of course the company wants to capitalize more »

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Only the best Pokemon Shuffle players get Lucarionite

As people open up their 3DS systems and begin the Pokemon Shuffle session of the day, an odd chill hits them. They see the new daily event, pause, and start wondering if they should stop playing. This is my imagined reaction, of course, to the latest Lucario Competitive Stage event for Nintendo’s free-to-play game. Brace more »

Angry Birds Stella POP! is fun for a cash-in

We know Rovio is milking Angry Birds for all its worth. Who can blame the company for getting every drop out of its biggest cash cow? Angry Birds Stella was its most recent spin-off of the iconic series, and now it’s resulted in a spin-off of its own. Introducing, Angry Birds Stella POP!, a bubble more »

Goats on a Bridge Review: Cute has never been so painful

Goats on a Bridge Price: $4.99 System(s): PC (Also on Android and iOS) Release Date: Feb. 6, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Gabycon (Degica) ESRB Rating: Not Rated Let us not beat around the bush here. Goats on a Bridge is a platformer for exactly two kinds of people: Those who are completely ambidextrous, and those who hate more »

Tormentum – Dark Sorrow Review: Damned if You Do

Tormentum – Dark Sorrow Price: $11.99 System(s): PC Release Date: March 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): OhNoo Studio (OhNoo Studio) ESRB Rating: N/A One of the best ways to get me to pay attention to something is name-dropping H.R. Giger. The late artist responsible for the iconic “Alien” is very important to me, and not just because of his more »

BoxPop will be an Apple Watch launch game

There’s already been some speculation that the Apple Watch could make games better when it launches on April 24, 2015. While we’re still a month away from knowing if that’s true, something to lend credence to the notion is already happening. Namely, the Apple Watch is getting game announcements. One of the first titles will more »