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You Should Play: Side-scoller El is all about the powerful storyline

This pretty, plot-driven side-scroller is free, so what are you waiting for?

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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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You Should Play: Hazumino

An endless runner where you make your own path. What's not to like?

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5 apps for making friends in a new city

Thanks to these five apps, I now have at least five new friends!

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Four apps that give you free money

You use your smartphone obsessively anyway -- might as well make some money while you’re at it.

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You Should Play: Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake

This adorable, charming environmental puzzle game is fun for everyone!

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I spent $0 playing Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, and I have 7.9 million fake Twitter followers

I freeloaded my way to the A-List in this shockingly fun mobile game, and you can too.

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Neato Botvac 80 review: Better than Roomba, especially for pet owners

Two dogs and a sheepskin throw rug are no match for this powerhouse robot vac. Oh, and it also has lasers.

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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.

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7 essential apps for international road warriors

Grab your passport and take to the skies! These handy apps will make sure you can stay organized and get your work done from anywhere, even without a network connection.

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Blockbusters: Games for Tetris lovers

To celebrate Tetris’s thirtieth birthday, here are five games that breathe new life into a classic.

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You Should Play: Abyss Attack

The sexiest arcade shooter you’ll ever play.

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Do something with those phone photos: Six apps that turn your pictures into memories

What’s the point of having photos if nobody ever sees them?