An Incredibly Short Week in Gaming AppsS

Welcome to three days in gaming apps, our weekly look back at five days of the best and worst of mobile gaming, give or take two days. Hey look, is that Superman? Isn't he distracting?

Yeah, so we're a little short this week. It's not our fault. Well, not all of our faults. If I'm going to point fingers, I'll point them downward so you can check out what we did get around to doing over the past few days. You've got dragons, superheroes, and Russian astronauts. I'd say if we had two more entries it only would have cheapened things.

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An Incredibly Short Week in Gaming AppsSSnappy Dragons Sets the Flick-Based Mobile Destruction Genre on Fire

Since the dawn of touchscreen mobile devices players have been gleefully flinging destruction from one side of the screen to the other in an effort to destroy group A in the name of group B. Is there room for innovation in the flinging stuff genre? Not really. So how is Snappy Dragons so entertaining? More »


An Incredibly Short Week in Gaming AppsSThe iPhone Rescues Superman From the Clutches of Bad Video Games

He flies. He has heat vision. He catches crashing airplanes. And he usually stars in bad video games. Not today. More »


An Incredibly Short Week in Gaming AppsBetter Red than Dead in Cosmonauts

There was this old hippie at a newspaper I once worked for, a guy who took a great interest in any New York Times obituary of a prominent Russian. He was your basic-as-bread conspiracy theorist, convinced the Soviets put a human-well, a human body, anyway-on the dark side of the moon. "They couldn't accept not trying," he said, like a lunar landing was a football game. He would have loved Cosmonauts. More »



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