Magic: The Gathering Casts a Spell on Android This Summer

Wizards of the Coast has turned Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers into geek Madden, each year releasing a fresh set of cards, formulating new challenges, and unleashing them upon a card-collecting public that never stops wanting more. This year's entry reaches a little further than 2013's iOS, PC,… » 3/21/13 5:30pm 3/21/13 5:30pm

The Moon Sneezes Its Way into Your Heart in This Little-Kid Version of…

My two-year-old daughter doesn't think of stars as huge bodies of flaming gas millions of miles away. She thinks of them as little five-pointed symbols that live inside books and on top of Christmas trees. In similar fashion, she knows that there's a moon in the sky but also thinks the glowing circles formed by domed… » 1/09/13 11:30am 1/09/13 11:30am

'World's Laziest MMO' Is Possibly One Of The Sleaziest MMOs, Too…

Meet Tweeria. It's one of those web 2.0 social games where your real-world actions translate to in-game stuff. As the name implies, the game takes information from Twitter. Any retweets, favs, even Tweet number and follower count affect things in the game. You're playing it right now if you have a Twitter account,… » 12/26/12 6:30pm 12/26/12 6:30pm

Classic Apple Game Karateka Makes a Fun but Flawed Return to iPad and…

The original version of Karateka launched on an Apple II two decades ago and helped show that video game design could deliver idiosyncratic, narrative experiences. Back then, both Apple and video games were in their toddler stage, stumbling around trying to figure out what they could do. » 12/21/12 12:30pm 12/21/12 12:30pm

Nintendo's Miiverse Dreams of a Civilized, Spoiler-Free Online Community

Welcome to the Miiverse, the online community launching today with the midnight release of Nintendo's Wii U, but before you can access it, you must read through the Miiverse Code of Conduct, portions of which may have been paraphrased from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. Let's stroll through it, shall we? » 11/17/12 10:21pm 11/17/12 10:21pm

Bless Me, Father, For I Freakin' Love Nun Attack

Let me break it down for you: 12 years of Catholic school. Powder-blue communion suit. Did the Stations of the Cross ON MY KNEES for multiple years. Childhood best friend was an altar boy. (He's fine. Nothing ever happened. Thanks for asking.) I say all this to establish that I know all about nuns. Nuns have paddled… » 11/02/12 8:30am 11/02/12 8:30am

Sideways Bust-a-Move is the Secret to This Magical Gaming App's Success

Take the bubble-bursting puzzle gameplay of the popular Bust-a-Move series, turn it on its side and toss in some magical spells and memory matching puzzles and sharp cartoon visuals and you've got Supermagical, an award-winning iOS game from Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team, a developer with an obvious… » 9/10/12 11:30am 9/10/12 11:30am