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Perfect party games to break the ice at any gathering

What's a party without a good game? Heads Up! and SnapDare are sure to bring big laughs.

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First look: Valiant Hearts for iOS explores World War I's human side via puzzles, love letters, and cartoon visuals

Ubisoft's new iOS game shuns intense violence and killing for an uncommon war adventure.

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Why Amazon bought Twitch: Here are four possible reasons

Streaming live video games is huge, but what benefit does the service have to the mega-retailer?

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Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell preview: This game has an armchair that fires rockets

No, really. It does. This Saints Row IV expansion takes the series to new depths -- and new heights, thanks to Johnny Gat's demon wings.

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You Should Play: Godus

Play as a deity, expand your following, and build new civilizations in this intriguing game.

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BioShock, one of the best shooters of all time, hits iOS -- and it's still great

Hardware-centric tweaks aside, this is the full, classic experience. Just play with a controller if you can.

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Lichdom review: A masterful magic system hobbled by ho-hum gameplay

Lichdom is the first game to really get magic right. Unfortunately it does so at the cost of most everything else.

on pcworld.com

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Hands-on with Madden NFL Mobile, freemium football's comeback player of the year

EA's officially licensed sim still needs tweaks, but it's a big improvement over last year's free-to-play disaster.

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Missing pieces: Wasteland 2's release date, how to go hands-on with Civ: Beyond Earth, and more must-know games news

Plus Firaxis hosts its own Civilization-based conference, World of WarCraft gets a discount, and Super Meat Boy Forever.

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How to use a game controller with your Mac

Have a spare DualShock 4 controller? Why not use it to play games on your Mac? Chris Breen explains how.

on macworld.com