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Snowboard Party 2 review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 28th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: RAD TO THE XTREME
Though it looks and feels familiar, Snowboard Party 2 is a solid snowboarding game through-and-through

Gopogo review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 27th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: HOPPING MAD
Gopogo's core concept is good, but frequent ads and other issues get in the way of the fun

Dark Star review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 26th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: NOT A TIGHT SHIP
Dark Star looks pretty and it has some good ideas, but its controls make for a rough flight

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on November 25th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: THIS IS NOT THE GAME YOU'RE LOOKING FOR
Galaxy of Heroes injects the Star Wars licence into a mobile blueprint, and the result is pretty bland

Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 21st, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: UNCERTAIN STARS
Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey feels more like the start of a great idea rather than a fleshed-out experience.

Lost Horizon review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 20th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: GET LOST
Lost Horizon is a mobile port of a PC adventure game classic that's good fun for genre veterans and newcomers alike

Super Dangerous Dungeons review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Glen Fox on November 18th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: SUPER BAD CONTROLS
Super Dangerous Dungeons is a nostalgic platformer that suffers from control issues and a lack of inspiration

Dark Fear review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on November 13th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: FEAR NOT, IT'S GOOD
Despite a snag here and there, Dark Fear successfully blends horror and RPG mechanics with classic adventure gaming

World of Tanks Generals guide - Tips and tricks to help you become a master tactician

Posted by Glen Fox on November 29th, 2015

World of Tanks Generals is a brand new card game by the developer behind the World of Tanks shooter franchise.

It plays like a cross between chess and your typical card game. You have to keep in consideration where you place your tanks on the board as well as when, and how, to use them.

Then there's the usual perk cards which offer a game-changing solution in the heart of battle, and all the deck-building you could hope for.

It's quite an intimidating card battler for the uninitiated, so we've spent a little time with it to bring you these tips and tricks to get you started.

Build up your resources

The very first thing you'll want to do in a World of Tanks Generals battleis build up those resources, and you do so by placing resource-boosting tanks onto the grid. You'll know which ones they are because they have a +X to resource symbol on the card.

There are a number of different ways you can build up your resources and it's determined by which cards you pull from the deck in your first hand.

It may be that you have a few cheap light tanks that you can throw in for a big resource boost next round, or you could introduce a beastly tank that will instantly wreak havoc in your opponent's ranks.

Either way, your initial priority should be in gaining resources as quickly as possible so you can keep your options open later in the fight.

Consider a strategy and build your deck around it

You have to take your deck into consideration right from the get-go. While it seems intimidating at first, once you've played a few rounds you'll quickly figure out which your favourite cards are and how you like to play.

If you find yourself ignoring a selection of cards regularly - drop them. There's no use wasting the space in your limited deck for cards you don't use.

Also, pay attention to how you like to play. Do you like to bombard the grid with low-cost light tanks and use your resources on perk cards? Or do you like to throw out a small selection of powerful defensive tanks and wear down your enemy?

Either way, let your deck reflect your playstyle and don't hold onto cards you don't use.

Go on the assault

World of Tanks Generals is not a defensive game - you'll want to force the enemy back at every opportunity to keep them away from your base and so you can get close to theirs.

That's not to say you can't play a somewhat defensive strategy - there are plenty of tanks that have high defence and low offense values, for example - but your highest priority should always be pushing towards the enemy's base.

This strategy will also give you some space to build more tanks behind your frontline. That's good because, should they fall, you'll have a backline ready to protect your base at a moment's notice.

How does World of Tanks Generals stack up against the other card games? Have you got any strategies for us? Let us know in the comments below!

TruckSimulation 16 guide: How to succeed at driving

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 29th, 2015

Remember those strangely enjoyable truck missions in Grand Theft Auto V whereit was a disturbing amount of fun to deliver cargo?

TruckSimulation 16 is reminiscent of that, and has you play the role of a truck driver who has to deliver various containers to their destinations in Europe.

Driving an enormously truck is, understandably, not that easy. We at 148apps are here to advise you in this endeavour.

The best GIF making apps

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 28th, 2015

Animated GIFs have exploded in popularity recently which is likely thanks to a combination of Tumblr, our shorter attention spans, and the simple fact they’re a lot of fun.

Here are four apps that make the process so much simpler from your iPhone or iPad.

The best remote desktop apps for iOS

Posted by Campbell Bird on November 28th, 2015

We've been sifting through the App Store to find the best ways to do computer tasks on a tablet. That gave us a thought - what if we could just do computer tasks from our tablets?

Here's a list of the best remote desktop apps to help you use your computer on the go.

Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade guide - How to fight like a true Space Marine

Posted by Glen Fox on November 27th, 2015

Warhammer 40,000: Freebladejust launched in the App Store and it lets you live your childhood dream of blowing up and slashing a bunch of enemies as a massive, hulking Space Marine.

It's not easy being a Space Marine though - and particularly if you pride yourself on achievements - so we've spent some time as one to bring you these few tips to teach you how to fight.

Gopogo guide - How to bounce like the best of them

Posted by Glen Fox on November 27th, 2015

Nitrome just launched a new game and, as to be expected, it's a lot of addictive fun. It's called Gopogo, and it challenges you to hoparound a bunch of platforms, avoiding enemies and picking up shiny stuff.

It's not easy though - just like the retro platformers that inspired it.

But don't worry about all that because, as ever, 148Apps has got you covered. Carry on reading to learn how to bounce like the best of them.

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes guide - How to power up your forces

Posted by Campbell Bird on November 26th, 2015

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is all about collecting heroes, powering them up, and using them together to defeat your foes.

It's pretty straightforward stuff for the most part, but increasing your characters' stats can be a bit confusing because it isn't explained all that well in the tutorial.

Don't panic - here's a quick guide to help you turn your padawans into jedi knights.

The best cooking apps (just in time for Thanksgiving)

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 26th, 2015

It’s that time of year again, where you’ll be gathering around the dinner table with your family and a huge feast in front of you.

Unfortunately, your iPhone won’t cook the meal for you, but it can offer you some great apps for getting to grips with cooking and timings. Here’s the best of the bunch.

Square Rave guide - How to grab those teal squares and get the highest scores

Posted by Campbell Bird on November 26th, 2015

Square Rave is an awesome little music-oriented puzzle game that smacks of games like Lumines, but with its own unique sense of gameplay.

To help wrap your head around the game, keep the following tips and tricks in mind.

The best games like Animal Crossing on mobile

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 25th, 2015

Animal Crossing amiibo Festival is out right now for the Wii U, reminding us of just how much fun that world can be. Or at least to go back and check in on our villages once in a while.

What if you don’t own a Nintendo system though? Well, here are a few mobile games that capture some of the spirit thatAnimal Crossing games have consistently provided us with over the years.

Between 2 Taps - Tap for Tap interview Migoi Studio developer Robin Dhar about Transmission

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 25th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Hello, and welcome back to Between 2 Taps, Tap for Tap’s Indie Dev interview series.

In this episode we are chatting with Migoi Studio’s developer Robin Dhar. Robin’s here to discuss his mobile game, Transmission, which is currently available on iOS and Android.

The best Photoshop alternative on iPad

Posted by Campbell Bird on November 24th, 2015

Instagram and Lightroom are great and all, but sometimes people need to get extra creative with their image editing. Like, Photoshop creative.

If you're one of these people, take a look at our pick for the best mobile Photoshop experience on iPad.

The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land guide - How to use the daily quests, weekly challenges, and radio tower effectively

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 23rd, 2015

A new update for The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land was released last week, making it the perfect time for you to head back to your base and take out some walkers.

Here’s the lowdown on what’s new to the game, and how to take advantage.

Goat Rider guide - Tips and tricks to stay on the goat

Posted by Campbell Bird on November 22nd, 2015

We've all been there. One second, we're riding high on a crazed goat, and the next, we've been tossed off it like someone who's no good at goat ridin'.

Well, I'm here to help prevent this happen with some tips and tricks for Goat Rider, the latest and greatest from BeaverTap Games.

Real Boxing 2 CREED: How to become a great boxer

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 21st, 2015

Just in time for Rocky fans who can’t wait to see CREED, the latest movie, we have the official tie-in game,Real Boxing 2 CREED.

It builds on the success of its predecessor and there’s lots to take in so we at 148apps thought we’d run you through the basics to help you get started.