The Entire Year in Gaming Apps, TechnicallyS

Here it is, our massive guide to every mobile game featured in our daily Gaming App of the Day segment during the year 2012. Are you ready for a veritable flood of (three) games?

Thrill to the awesome Pitfall-esque running adventures of Temple Run! Defend your bedroom from the forces of not particularly good using the wind-up toys of Wind-Up Toys! Scratch your head over why we're doing Bejeweled again, and then forget your confusion as primitive impulse demonstrates the answer to that quandary!

You'll feel the excitement as...as...just the three then? But only Monday was a holiday. Who forgot his this week? Oh, Fahey. What a jerk.

If you have a suggestion for an app for the iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 7 that you'd like to see highlighted, let us know.

The Entire Year in Gaming Apps, TechnicallySTemple Run Hauls Ass like a Modern-Day Pitfall

When you think back to Pitfall, the lead character in the classic Activision game didn't seem like he was in that much of a hurry. Granted, the Atari 2600 didn't create speedy animations but it seemed like Pitfall Harry was straight-up leisurely. I distinctly remember taking the time to line up jumps from alligator head to alligator head just right, like I had all the time in the world. More »


The Entire Year in Gaming Apps, TechnicallySThis is the Non-Boring Version of Bejeweled That I Can't Stop Playing

Bejeweled is an eye-roller. It's The Da Vinci Code of video games or the Lady Gaga or whatever your favorite example is of something that far too many people are into. More »


The Entire Year in Gaming Apps, TechnicallyPlay With Toys Past Bedtime in Wind-Up Robots

The appeal of Wind-Up Robots is rather simply understood, for kids young and old who have played with toys and personified their actions. In this sweet-hearted tower-defense title for iOS and the Kindle Fire, by Soma Games, the toy box supplies a force of earnest, mechanical friends who guard a sleeping boy against the midnight forces of under-the-bed monsters, and guarantee his safe rest while his father's away. More »