Not sure which should be merged into which. It seems like the singular game makes sense most of the time (for example, a question is likely about "iPhone game crashing", rather than "iPhone games crashing"), but obviously games is more commonly used.
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I've merged [games] and a few others with 1 or 2 questions into [game]; am happy to go either [games] or [game], but in the context, the singular seemed to make more sense. It also scanned for any obvious unrelated questions, but couldn't see any (note that [games] and [game] are very far apart in meaning).
I haven't touched [game-development] at the moment; see comment.
A (very) casual glance at the lists doesn't show much in the way of consistency; I second the merge proposal and recommend the singular.
I think 'games' is a category that covers many things, so the plural is appropriate.
There's also the game-development tag (640 questions). Is this used in the same way as
games? A quick look-through suggests all three are interchangeable.
If they are equivalent, then perhaps
game-development should be the one to live on. It's the most popular, most specific and is unambiguous.
IMO, "game" could be a verb like "hack" or "kluge".
"Games" will almost always be a plural noun.
I don't think the tags should be merged.