Image Source: Oceanhouse Media

Image Source: Oceanhouse Media

I am eager to let readers know about Oceanhouse Media’s annual app sale in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday from Wednesday, February 25 through Monday, March 9. During this time, five of their best-selling Seuss stories will be on sale for $0.99 each, and there will be discounts for other classic Dr. Seuss titles as well – including those within The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library.
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source: Oceanhouse Media on the App Store

Get The Whole Story – Lone Wolf Complete is Now Available and On Sale

Posted by on February 27th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf Complete is now available.

It’s a combination of all the previous releases in the series where you get all four acts (Blood on the Snow, Forest Hunt, The Shianti Halls, and Dawn over V’taag) of the gamebook saga for one price. Relive the story of Kai Lord of Sommerlund as he explores the world of Magnamundor or try it for the first time. And to celebrate the launch, Bulkypix is offering the app on sale for $9.99 for a limited time.

Download Lone Wolf Complete for $9.99 on the App Store today to start telling your story.

Like it or not, the “clicker” genre, popularized by cute distractions like Candy Box and Cookie Clicker, seems like it’s here to stay. So Who Wore it Best? takes a look at two recent examples: The Counting Dead and AdVenture Capitalist.

Tinytouchtales and Mexer have announced their new game, Card Crawl.

The game uses a mix of solitaire and deck-building mechanics to create a dungeon crawl. You’ll have 5 ability cards to work with as you explore a 54 card dungeon while slaying monsters, collecting gold, and finding helpful items. Gold can be used to buy better ability cards to give you more options when designing your tactics. Each game takes no more than 2-3 minutes, which means you can play it on the go.

Card Crawl will be $1.99 on the App Store when it’s released on March 12.

Well, BlastBall MAX is not one of those games and is bucking trends such as timers, elements of randomness, and tacked-on mechanics in favor of pure puzzle gameplay.

When you first boot up the game you’ll see a grid made up of squares that are each filled with four circle-shaped holes in it, and some of those holes will have yellow balls sitting in them.

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Following me so far?

You have a selection of yellow balls of your own and you can place one at any point on the board.

The goal is to create a row of at least five balls, at which point the balls will be ‘blasted’, which removes the two outermost balls.

At this point the most interesting mechanic comes into play: the center ball changes color and takes on an entirely new ability that completely changes the dynamic of the game.

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There are boosts there for those who are struggling, such as a ‘Multiplier Maximiser’ that increases your multiplier to the maximum if you blast a row with eight balls in it.

With over 90 missions to complete, the game is full to the brim with content and totally warrants the premium price tag. This is one puzzle game where it totally pays to, um, pay.

Follow the link to the App Store [download] to get started on your BlastBall Max adventure right now.

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

Like an angry union of Tiny Wings and Super Mega Worm, Rebel Twins’ new game Dragon Hills is lurking just around the corner.

The game is about a one-tap dragon of destruction that will leap from the ground, slide down hills, and crash though windmills, villages, knights, and anything else stupid enough to get in its way. You are the furious princess that controls the dragon, and you’re bent on revenge.

Check out the trailer for Dragon Hills below, which is coming out this spring.

Reliance Games and Dreamworks have announced that a third game in the Real Steel series of mobile fighting games, Real Steel Champions, will be making its way to iOS this March.

Based off of the Real Steel movie, this new entry in the series will feature ten new arenas, a new Tournament mode, and for the first time in the series will allow players to create their own custom robot. Custom robots are crafted from a combination of parts, including those from fan favorites Atom, Noisy Boy, and Midas, as well as boxing moves, which players can customize in order to destroy each opponent strategically and swiftly.

Real Steel Champions is set to fight its way into the App Store this March.

via: Real Steel: World Robot Boxing Review

A New Badland Update Brings Daydream Levels to Co-Op

Posted by on February 27th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: GLORIOUSLY SIMPLE :: Read Review »

The latest update for Frogmind’s popular flying platformer Badland has arrived on the App Store. It brings in the ten levels from the game’s Daydream level pack into co-op, lifting the total of co-op levels available up to 100. Furthermore, the game now boasts an additional 30 missions and four achievements.

Badland is available on the App Store now for $3.99.

via: Our Review

DeNA and Square Enix have announced that FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper is currently in development. The game is a combination of all of the past Final Fantasy games and allows players to relive their favorite moments from the series. You’ll be able to build a team of classic characters such as Tidus, Lightning, and Cloud, and customize them with a ton of iconic gear, powerful spells, summons, and weapons. [Editor’s Note: Hopefully it won’t be another All the Bravest…]

FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper delivers the ultimate FINAL FANTASY experience for the dedicated and passionate fans of this franchise and we are excited to work with SQUARE ENIX to bring it to players worldwide this spring,” said Shintaro Asako, CEO of DeNA West, in a press release.

FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper is set to release in spring, but if you can’t wait you can pre-register at FinalFantasyRecordKeeper.com to receive updates about the game and unlock special in-game characters including Tidus from FINAL FANTASY X.

Will Your Pet Make the Cut? Buzzfeed’s Cute or Not is Here to Decide

Posted by on February 26th, 2015
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

BuzzFeed, the masters of hilarious lists, have created their second app: Cute or Not. The app lets you upload photos of your pets and vote for your favorites from thousands of photos. You can swipe right or left to view all the most adorable pets on the internet, and with the power of the mighty voting finger you can decide their fate. Will they become a highly voted, viral sensation or a long forgotten cuddle bug of the past. You decide.

You can also share your favorites with friends and family with the social functions and earn badges to proudly display.

Download Cute or Not for free on the app store and let squeak (or bark, or hiss, etc) the pets of war!

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Are you ready to run for your life all over again? Season 4 of Zombies, Run! will be launching this Spring! The update will come with 40 new missions and a huge number of new options.

You’ll be able to edit and delete run logs from inside the app and sync with the website, see your estimated mission duration, set your difficulty, and autoplay next mission if you find yourself ready to run two back to back. Six to Start has also improved the music playback so now it is even easier to use Spotify, Pandora, and other streaming music services. In addition, there will be a new user interface, in-app mission synopses, a Halfway-there notification, and more.

You can download Zombies, Run! for $3.99 on the App Store to start training.

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via: Our review

100 Million Piggies Can’t Be All Bad. Rovio Celebrates Bad Piggies’ Popularity with a New Update

Posted by on February 26th, 2015
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
Our Rating: ★★★★★ :: EXTREMELY CRAFTY :: Read Review »

Rovio is celebrating 100 million downloads of the (quite apparently) popular Bad Piggies with a new update.

Bad Piggies is the Angry Birds spinoff that lets you play as the pigs as they build vehicles from scrap and try to navigate their way through levels without being blown up. It’s getting a new Sandbox level called Little Pig Adventure and a new part called the gearbox, which allows you to make your inventions travel in reverse.

There are also some new achievements to collect, so download Bad Piggies for $0.99 and start building.

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via: Our Review

Nexon Co. and Socialspiel Entertainment are teaming up to develop a new roguelike-inspired action role playing game called Legacy Quest. You become the ever-valiant, yet doomed to die, line of heroes that face an adventure that will have them delving dungeons and vanquishing monsters. Each time a hero dies in the game, their soul is collected and you can use that energy to unlock new traits and upgrade the next hero in your bloodline.

The game has a fun 8-bit style look and gives players tons of options for customization. You can even discover lost relics from some of your past selves. The game will have a social features to let you trade weapons and armor with your friends, join Guilds, and play in player-versus-environment challenges.

“Every time a player takes their hero into a dungeon in Legacy Quest they’re creating their own personal journey that will quite literally echo throughout every other player’s game experience in the form of epic loot,” said Mike Borras, CEO of Socialspiel, in a press release. “But it’s not entirely about collecting loot, we’re going to ensure that players are met with an awesome feeling of accomplishment in Legacy Quest as they battle their way through hordes of monsters while sharing that adventure with friends.”

There is no official release date yet, but you can check out the sweet trailer for Legacy Quest below.

Gaia is being invaded by the Devil Prince and the demonic Devil Army at his disposal, and it’s up to you and your avatar to defeat him in League of Angels – Fire Raiders.

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Raise a mighty army from hundreds of recruitable angel heroes and take the fight to the Devil Prince as you endeavor to liberate the lands of Gaia.

The very best gear will be made available to your avatar and heroes, which can be enhanced via socketable gems.

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Your avatar will level-up on its journey to become the finest leader the land of Gaia has ever seen and you can customize it to fit your desired playstyle.

The base of your operations is a castle that must be defended at all costs – bolster its defenses by casting potent magic spells.

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Guilds full of allies can be created or joined and you can battle against fellow or opposing players in local or cross-server arena wars.

League of Angels – Fire Raiders is all set for global launch in the App Store and Google Play soon. Head on over to the official Facebook page and hit ‘Like’ to be the first to know when a date is revealed, and visit the official website for further information.

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

Burn Rubber on the Ice With a New Cars: Fast as Lightning Update

Posted by on February 26th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our Rating: ★★★★☆ :: SMOOTH RIDE :: Read Review »

Cars: Fast as Lightning, by Gameloft, is speeding to a new venue: Russia. You’ll get to meet the newest member of Cars – Pyotr Racinov, the Russian Racer – in this new frosty update. The game will be getting new racer customers, new Russian themed decorations, and the new ICE track. And of course there will be plenty to do, including the Moscow ICE events.

You can download Cars: Fast as Lightning for free to join in the wintry fun.

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via: Our Review

One Man Left Studios has announced that their turn-based strategy game, Outwitters, is getting its 2.0 update this March. And to wet our appetites, they’ve released a new trailer.

Outwitters 2.0 lets 2-4 players take turns investing their resources, or wits as they call it, to control their armies. You can summon reinforcements, navigate enemy defenses, and destroy your opponent’s base as one of the four super-cute races. Challenge yourself to outwit your friends or use the league ranking system to get teamed up and climb the leader boards. With cross-platform play, no less.

You can check out the trailer below.



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