Editor’s note: Stephen Danos is the associate editor for the mobile app discovery site Appolicious . Follow him on Twitter @sdanos . This year’s most captivating games either pushed the envelope with state-of-the-art graphics and rich narratives or perfected already proven formulas for touch-based devices. The best titles also bridged the gap between casual and hardcore gamers. Some developers (Phosphor Games and Vivid Games, most notably) went for realistic 3D graphics that often packed in hours of story-based gameplay similar to console titles.
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