Five Gaming Apps to Help You Survive the Long Labor Day Weekend

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It's Labor Day weekend in the U.S., a time for sitting around reflecting on all things labor-related and the contributions workers have made to our country. Contributions like sitting on the can at work playing some gaming apps instead of working. Games like this week's five Gaming Apps of the Day!

I realize it's hard to find time to play mobile games while you aren't working, but this week's crop is definitely worth your free time. We've got an innovative Windows Phone shooter that's only two years late (they were probably busy playing gaming apps), a hilarious pixelated adventure game, a brain-splitting puzzle game, a fantasy RPG runner, and a game that makes you bash an old woman through brick walls.

If those five titles don't encompass the spirit of the American worker, than I don't know what does (I don't know what does).

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The World Ends With You: Solo Remix and Bastion are both surprisingly good ports.

And the prologue chapter of Final Fantasy Dimensions is great fun for anybody who yearns for a brand new installment done in the style of the 8- and 16-bit titles.

I gotta say, it's nice to be looking at the games folder on my iPad with something other than a mix of guilt, suspicion, and resentment.