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Software maker Panic crafts immersive role-playing games like Firewatch for Xbox and PlayStation. But its Playdate is the Post-it–size portable antidote to overly immersive entertainment. The old-school Game Boy–like setup includes a working hand crank you’ll use in some contests, along with a simple black-and-white screen. Even simpler? The basic but challenging games upload weekly over Wi-Fi starting next year.
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