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Neverending Nightmares review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 13th, 2017
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: CONTROL NIGHTMARE
Neverending Nightmares is too frustrating to be scary.

Portal Knights review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 12th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: KNIGHTCRAFT
This game combines crafting and questing into one heck of a fun package.


Amazing Katamari Damacy review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 11th, 2017
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: ALMOST AMAZING
This runner does a good job of channeling the crazy charm of Katamari Damacy, but it’s also overloaded with ads and other annoyances.

GRID Autosport review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 8th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: BEAUTIFUL BUT BOILERPLATE
GRID Autosport is a really, really ridiculously good looking racer, but is otherwise a pretty straightforward experience.


Reigns: Her Majesty review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 7th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: A WORTHY HEIR
The follow up to Reigns adds a ton of extra content while maintaining the same base formula.

7 Wonders review

iPad App - Designed for iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 6th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: MOSTLY WONDERFUL
It’s great to have a mobile version of 7 Wonders finally, but it’s still not quite as good as the real thing.


Far from Noise review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 5th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: HANGING BY A MOMENT
Far from Noise is a refreshingly slow-paced narrative game.

I Am The Hero review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 4th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: CHARACTER FLAWS
This brawler is super stylish, but also suffers from some technical issues.


Lineage 2: Revolution’s end of year update brings with it more sieges, servers, and strategy opportunities

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 14th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Now available in 54 countries worldwide, Lineage 2: Revolution is continuing its global quest to be the most popular mobile MMORPG by launching a jam-packed end of year update. Complete with many subtle tweaks to help improve users’ online experience as well as two new modes, now there’s even more reasons to keep on adventuring.

If real-time 50v50 clashes between clans is your thing, Lineage 2: Revolution’s new Fortress Siege mode has got you covered. The new game mode will take place every Friday from 20:30 – 21:00 PST from this point onwards, so you’ll need to be quick to get in, do battle, and reap the many rewards you can acquire regardless of winning or losing.

Those not quite ready for Fortress Sieges just yet however should definitely take a look at Open Siege, a battle mode that aiming to give newcomers a taste of Lineage 2: Revolution’s large-scale action. Held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in the same designated time slot, everyone enters at an equal combat power, levelling the playing field to make skill the primary factor.

Lastly, the new update sees Lineage 2: Revolution open up three new online servers intended to ease traffic flow, with one in particular letting those new to Lineage 2 duke it out seamlessly with each other. The Fortress Conquer Shop also now enters the fold, complete with many goodies that will give players the edge when stepping into the new content.

Jump in with friends and join the revolution today with Lineage 2: Revolution’s new modes and servers. It’s free to download now for iOS and Android.

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partners.

The 5 best Star Wars games on iOS

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 14th, 2017



The time has almost come.Star Wars: The Last Jedifinally hits theaters in the cinematic event that might be bigger than Christmas. To celebrate, we're taking a look at the best--and only the best--Star Warsmobile games to date.

Why Guns of Boom will be big for mobile esports

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 14th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: OFF THE MARK :: Read Review »

Earlier this week, Game Insight, the minds that brought you Guns of Boom, revealed plans for an esports mode in the popular FPS title, with big implications for the game's future. Guns of Boom has been quite popular for some time now, so it's certainly exciting to see how the game's stunning FPS mechanics will be put to good use in competition.

This new mode, titled eSports Pro Mode, shows that the Guns of Boom team is serious about the game's future as an esport. The company is teaming up with NaVi, SK Gaming, and Virtus.pro, all major teams in the world of esports. The new mode is expected to launch in 2018. Here's why we think Guns of Boom is well suited for esports.

The best mobile games to play on lazy holiday days

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 13th, 2017



With the holidays in full swing, there's hopefully going to be a lot of time off work lazing around the house. With all of that free time, it's a perfect opportunity to catch up on some mobile games that you might have missed out on earlier this year. Let's take a look at some of the best mobile games to play while you're lazing around on the couch this holiday season.

Rules of Survival guide - how to boost your chances of winning

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 13th, 2017



It's not easy surviving in the "every-man-for-himself" world of Rules of Survival. You'll be facing off against many other players who might be more skilled than you, or are luckier than you. There are a lot of factors weighing against you.

With that said though, there are some very simple things you can do to turn the odds in your favor. With a little luck and some careful strategy, you too can take the number one spot in Rules of Survival. Here's how.

Amazing Katamari Damacy guide - beginner tips and tricks

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 12th, 2017

Amazing Katamari Damacy brings the bizarro world of the original games to mobile and shifts them into an endless format that's just as addictive as the PlayStation entries. Your goal is still to roll as much random stuff as you possibly can, though now you'll face off against spikes and other traps.

While there's a lot of familiar mechanics at play (the rolling and all of that), the game's new endless nature adds some new obstacles into the mix that call for fresh strategy. Here are a few tips to get you rolling.

Portal Knights guide - crafting tips and tricks

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 12th, 2017



In Portal Knights, you're only as strong as the items you have at your disposal. This sandbox adventure is all about crafting and building up the next big thing. Whether you're an avid explorer or collector, crafting will likely play a large part in your Portal Knights experience.

While a lot of the fun in the game comes from experimenting and trying new things, there are a few strategies to help you get your crafting efforts off to the right start. Use these tips and you'll have an enviable collection of weapons, armor, and whatnot before you know it.

The best deals on the App Store this week - December 11

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 11th, 2017



A new week means new discounts on the App Store. This week's deals run the gamut of action-adventure titles, puzzle games, and one of the best narrative adventure series out there. If you're looking to fill out your mobile gaming library on a budget, here are our top recommendations for the week.

What you need to know about Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp's big update

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 11th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: HAPPY CAMPER :: Read Review »



We hope you've been hard at work on collecting all of those holiday items in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, because you're about to get a whole new list of fun things to do as the game receives its first big update sometime soon. There are a lot of exciting gameplay features that will be introduced, along with some fun new characters. Here's what you can expect from the update.

Reigns: Her Majesty guide - how to use every item

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 10th, 2017



Ruling a kingdom isn't easy--doubly so for a queen whose every decision is questioned by the other factions seeking a slice of power. Reigns: Her Majesty builds on the original game's swipey tactics, adding items that you can use to move the story forward and potentially save your life. This spoiler free guide will show you how to use these items effectively so that you will reign long and triumphantly.

The best new games we played this week - December 8

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 8th, 2017



Friday has crept up on us once again, so it's time to honor the best new games we've played over the past few days. This past week was a pretty exciting one, with the debut of lots of beautiful new indies and some familiar faces returning to the fray. There are a lot of excellent new games to dig into this weekend, so we hope you've freed up some space on your calendar!

Portal Knights guide- beginner tips and tricks

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 8th, 2017

Portal Knights is finally making the jump to iOS and Android, and it's already climbing the ranks to become the next big MMO experience on mobile. This sprawling sandbox game will let you pursue any adventure you wish, whether you want to sling spells at fearsome monsters or build a towering base that's the envy of players from all around.

Portal Knights is a game of endless possibilities, but sometimes the lack of limits can feel a bit overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you get started and dive into the world.

Reigns: Her Majesty guide - how to swipe your way to a victorious reign

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 8th, 2017

Reigns: Her Majesty is storming the App Store this week, bringing more tinder-esque kingdom building to eager players everywhere. If you've played the original Reigns, you'll know that leading a kingdom is never easy. It's a careful balancing act keeping the church, army, and commoners happy.

More often than not, you'll succumb to some terrible end. We're here to prevent that. Use these tips to grow in power without giving in to all of the powers itching for their spot on the throne.

Pocket Legends Adventures guide - how to build a strong character

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 6th, 2017

Pocket Legends Adventures is a fun action adventure RPG that takes control when you want it to, but also opens itself for player input, too, if you're looking to tkae a more active role in combat. Regardless of play style, the game can be quite difficult at times, so we've devised a few tips to help you get started. Here's how to become a top player in Pocket Legends Adventures.

The best deals on the App Store this week - December 6

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 6th, 2017



Another week means another roundup of quality bargain games. This week's list features a few games we haven't featured before in our weekly roundups. If you're on the prowl for new games, now's an optimal time to try something completely new for quite a low price. Let's take a look.