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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic arrives on the iPad, and the Force is with it

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic is the kind of game that's almost too big to be playing on the iPad. It's easily 30 hours long, with extensive attribute, skill, and combat systems, and it has some of the best...

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Evilot takes Plants vs. Zombies to Triple Town

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Plants vs. Zombies has long been one of the most popular titles on the App Store (or any platform it's been released on, really), but PopCap has only recently revealed a sequel set to arrive in another month or so....

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Zoombies is a fiesta of undead carnage

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Say the name High Voltage, and your first thought might be the Conduit series of first-person shooters (or this). While the studio is indeed known most recently for The Conduit, one of its other ideas has been...

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Portabliss: Mosaique (iOS, Android)

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Puzzle games tend to fall into one of two categories. There are the fast and frenetic ones, where you watch pieces smash into one another, pushing your mental and physical reflexes as far as they can go before a...

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Portabliss: Hiversaires (iOS)

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Why am I here? What do these weird symbols mean? What is this place? Hiversaires poses more questions than it provides answers. It's an adventure game where the player is provided no context for what is...

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Portabliss: Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (iOS)

Is it possible you haven't played Robot Unicorn Attack yet? It's by far Adult Swim's most popular onilne Flash game, and not only is it available to play for free (in a few different forms) in your browser, but it's about a robot unicorn collecting fairies and dashing through star crystals while...

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Portabliss: Fist Face Fight (iOS, Android)

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Fist Face Fight is a simple, fast-paced tap-to-punch game in which you defend a heart from attacking ninjas. You act from an overhead perspective, keeping tabs on the heart at the bottom of the screen and directing...

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Portabliss: Fish Out of Water (iOS)

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Halfbrick's Fish Out of Water launches on iOS today and it's unlike any of the studio's previous games. It's a much more casual experience with a far more simple premise that is, by all appearances, aimed at...

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Portabliss: Gemini Rue (iOS)

Gritty, futuristic adventure game Gemini Rue started as a student project by Joshua Nuernberger. Nuernberger received help from Wadjet Eye Games, the husband and wife tandem of Dave and Janet Gilbert, who helped bring the point-and-click adventure to Steam in October 2011. The game runs on the...

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Portabliss: Kersploosh! (3DS eShop)

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. The nice thing about really cheap games is that I can recommend them based on just one neat thing. If a game costs under $5, I can be really tolerant of annoying parts in favor of the cool parts. Kersploosh! isn't a...

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