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Last Day on Earth: Zombie Survival review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 27th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: UNFINISHED UNDEAD
This Early Access game certainly feels incomplete, but what's there shows some promise.

Age of Rivals review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 26th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: KINGDOM CARD-BATTLING
This multiplayer card game is delightfully tactical and unique.


Panthera Frontier review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 23rd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: FASTER THAN LITE
This game puts the FTL formula into a more casual (but less satisfying) package.

Touchdowners review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 22nd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: TURNOVER ON ARMS
This odd take on football is a little too repetitive for its own good.


The Mummy Dark Universe Stories review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 21st, 2017
Our rating: starstarblankstarblankstarblankstar :: CRUMMY MUMMY
Even Night School Studio can't make The Mummy reboot interesting.

Flipping Legend review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 20th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: FLIPPING INCREDIBLE
Flipping Legend is a truly excellent arcade game.


Codex of Victory review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 19th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: HEX-COM
This strategy game has a couple rough spots, but is otherwise a unique blend of cool mechanics.

Mr Future Ninja review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on June 15th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: IN AND OUT
This stealth game comes and goes so quickly that it feels like it wasn't even there.


Collect mini assassins in 'Assassin's Creed Rebellion'

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 28th, 2017

Assassin's Creed is traveling back in time to the Spanish Inquisition for its latest mobile entry, Assassin's Creed Rebellion. The game is giving the series a look that's a huge departure from its past design, recreating classic characters in a super-deformed chibi style. Rebellion, which will be free-to-play,is shaping up to be a mish-mash of the stealth missions you've come to expect from an Assassin's Creed game, along with base building and assassin-collecting elements.

Animal Crossing is still coming to mobile

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 28th, 2017

Animal Crossing is still coming to mobile in 2017, according to aWaypointinterview with Nintendo. Announced in 2016, the game was delayed without a defined release window. However, fans of Nintendo's fantasy slice of life game won't have to wait much longer.

This War of Mine gets a new ending and more in latest update

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 23rd, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: WHATEVER IT TAKES :: Read Review »

This War of Mine just got a big new update, featuring free DLC that adds a new ending to the game, among other exciting changes. The update is celebrating the game's two-year release anniversary. Apart from the new ending, which will be quite different from the original, the update adds new characters and locations to explore.

Summon eight new heroes in Fire Emblem Heroes' new Voting Gauntlet

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 23rd, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: BITE-SIZED BATTLES :: Read Review »

Nintendo keeps coming at us with Fire Emblem Heroes updates, and it doesn't look like that trend is stopping anytime soon. The folks behind the game have just announced the new War of the Clerics Voting Gauntlet, expected to start next Tuesday.

The best deals on the App Store this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 23rd, 2017



iOS publishers are pulling out all the stops this week -- there's a huge number of seriously great games at discounted prices this week. Let's not waste any time and get right down to business.

Solve the disappearance of history’s greatest creator in The House of Da Vinci, available now on iOS

Posted by 148Apps Staff on June 22nd, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Blue Brain Games invites you to indulge in an immersive hands-on 3D puzzle adventure in similar vein to The Room series, with its debut release The House of Da Vinci. Set during the historic period of the Italian Renaissance (when Leonardo himself lived and worked) you take up the role as the great inventor’s assistant, seeking to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance.

The highly anticipated finished product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, The House of Da Vinci sees you brush up against a series of elaborate and authentically detailed puzzles, daringly realised in full 3D graphics. Your journey to discover what really happened will see you hunt down lockboxes, overcome inventions, and untangle complex machines amidst what may be the most accurate and truly convincing representation of 16th century Florence ever seen in a game.

The House of Da Vinci’s music, architecture, and environmental design all take influence from early 16th century manuscripts and inventions along with some of Da Vinci’s actual concepts. This is in the effort to immerse and whisk players away further when undertaking an adventurous and mysterious first person journey that will see you asking all kinds of questions. Was Da Vinci transported elsewhere? Assassinated by the Church? Or is there something much larger at play?

Intuitive touch controls aim to let players make light work of traversing the plentiful nooks and crannies present in Leonardo’s library and workshop, with simple taps and swipes placing you at the forefront of discovery. Examine every model, escape devious traps, and solve intricate riddles. Will you do Da Vinci proud as his one and only protégé?

Many a mind-bending riddle awaits you in The House of Da Vinci, available to download and experience now on iOS, with a release on Android, PC, and Mac also to come very soon.

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partners

Angry Birds Evolution beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 22nd, 2017

Angry Birds changes things up a fair bit in its latest iteration, Angry Birds Evolution. The familiar sling-shot physics mechanics are still there, but the game now features team-based gameplay, RPG elements, and a new top-down view.

With all of the new changes, you'll really have to step up your game. Don't worry -- we're here for you. Here are a few beginner's tips to help you along.

Sega Forever is for the retro game fans

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 21st, 2017

Sega is launching a new retro games service titled Sega Forever, in a move that's sure to delight games enthusiasts with a bit of nostalgia. Sega's releasing five classic games for free. The titles include Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star II, Comix Zone, Altered Beast, and Kid Chameleon.

Lovely adventure game 'The Little Acre' arrives on the App Store today

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 21st, 2017

The Little Acre makes its way from PC to iOS today and it's a real charmer. It's a lovely little adventure game set in 1950's Ireland, gorgeously animated in a style slightly reminiscent of old Disney films. The game won a lot of praise for its quality writing, solid voice acting, and beautiful score. If the mobile port holds up, it'll be an excellent investment if you're looking for a new adventure game to add to your collection.

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow officially launches June 29

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 21st, 2017

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow arrives next Thursday, and it features . . . Stephen Hawking? Turns out a few of your favorite science super stars, including Bill Nye, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and George Takei will be making an appearance alongside the rest of the Futurama cast as playable characters.

MU Origin’s new update offers exciting changes for new and old players alike

Posted by 148Apps Staff on June 20th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

MU Origin is kicking off the summer with style. Its latest update is a real doozy, offering up plenty of fresh content. New challenges, some extra help for newcomers, and new costumes are just a few of the things you will find in the new patch.

Players will now be able to join upwards of 100 other players in the Land of Ordeal, a new Server Boss Field that features five new boss monsters. This event is open on Saturdays and Sundays by registration only (you can do so in-app). Players get 30 minutes to work together to defeat the five bosses and their accompanying monster minions. Loot and treasure await those who dole out the most damage.

For those with more experience under their belts, the new all-server area, Kalutan, might appeal. Accessible by players of 10 Rebirth or higher who pay the 15,000 Zen entrance fee, Kalutan allows you to group up with folks across all servers.

If you’re starting fresh, fear not. You haven’t been forgotten. The update also introduces the New Warrior Event, designed with beginners in mind. This seven day event kicks in after you create a new character and provides support for newbies by way of Login Rewards, Recharge Rewards, 7-Day Goals, and 7-Day Limited Sales.

No MMORPG is complete without a place to call home in between all of that adventuring. You can do just that with the new Domain System, a new base-building feature. Players hire workers to develop up to four buildings -- an Observatory, Tower of Magic, Gate of Ordeal, and Tower of Battle. As you develop these new constructs you’ll gain Star Essence, Gems, Achievements, or Fame.

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

Pokémon GO introduces Raid Battles and a gym overhaul

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 19th, 2017
+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: POCKET MONSTER :: Read Review »



If you were hoping to conquer any gyms today in Pokémon GO you're in for a bit of disappointment. Niantic has closed gyms in the game to prepare for a huge upcoming update that is going to complete change Pokémon GO's competitive elements. The update is gradually rolling out over the course of the next few weeks. Here's what you can expect.

Death Road to Canada's huge "COCCYX" update arrives later this month

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 16th, 2017

Death Road to Canada is getting a massive content update, COCCYX, later this month, Us here at 148Apps quite liked Death Road to Canada. In fact, we gave it a rare 4.5 stars. It's a deeper spoof on Oregon Trail, only this time you're heading northwards to Canada to escape the zombie apocalypse. The changes coming in this new update are sure to only add to what was already an excellent formula to begin with. Here's what you can expect.

The best deals on the App Store this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 16th, 2017

It's a pretty great weekend to spring for some premium app purchases. There are a lot of popular titles at significantly discounted prices this weekend, from friendly puzzlers to steampunk strategy shooters. Here are the four best deals on the App Store this weekend.

Fire Emblem Heroes 'Legion' Grand Battle begins this weekend

Posted by Jessica Famularo on June 16th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: BITE-SIZED BATTLES :: Read Review »

It's a great week to be a Fire Emblem Heroes fan -- not only did we get another update with new heroes, the game is also hosting a new Grand Hero Battle, Legion: Masked Maniac Grand Hero Battle. The event features Legion of Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem fame.

In New Mystery of the Emblem, Legion was an eerie berserker with the ability to clone himself. In Heroes, Legion's weapon turns enemy bonuses into penalties after a fight, which could be pretty useful in a pinch. It's pretty easy to get Legion to fight on your side. As with most Grand Hero Battles, completing the map on hard or lunatic automatically wins you a three or four-star Legion of your very own.

The event starts early A.M. EST, so you'll be able to jump right in on Friday.

Source: Nintendo Everything