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The best deals on the App Store this weekend

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 15th, 2017

That's another week all wrapped up, which means it's time to take a look at all of the great discounted games cropping up on the App Store this week. You can find all of these titles on the cheap throughout the weekend. We highlighted a few tempting indie deals earlier this week, but let's see what else has received a price cut.

The best new games we played this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 14th, 2017

This week welcomed a lot of new games to the App Store, but how do you tell which ones are worth your precious time? We've done all of the heavy lifting for you to highlight the best of the bunch. It's another fine mix of quality games that are sure to please even the pickiest of gamers. Let's dig in.

Fez coming to iOS later this year

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 14th, 2017

Yes, it's finally happening. After five years,Fezis finally coming to iOS. Polytron teased the game's impending mobile release with a trailer, announcing that the perspective-shifting puzzler will arrive on the App Store in 2017.

The Pokémon GO Eggstravaganza event starts today

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 13th, 2017
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Pokémon GO is joining in on the timely spate of spring-themed festivities cropping up across the mobile gaming landscape this week. The Pokémon GO Eggstravaganza starts this afternoon at 1 P.M. PDT and runs until 1 P.M. PTD on April 20.

4 awesome apps that turn everyday chores into a game

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 13th, 2017

Self-improvement sounds easy on paper, but it's a lot tougher to actually execute. A large part of that is motivating yourself to get off the couch or step away from whatever may be your time-waster of choice and get stuff done. It's easy to become a lump, but now that the weather is steadily getting warmer you might have renewed energy to take on some of those projects you've been meaning to do.

There are a bunch of helpful apps that can get you started on the path to betterment. Here are five of the best apps that turn daily drudgery into fun games.

Transformers: Forged to Fight beginner's guide - how to master combat

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 12th, 2017

Transformers: Forged to Fight is a multiplayer brawler that pulls no punches. You get to traverse the world, slowly building up a team of your own, custom-trained autobots. The game has a AAA sheen -- the bots are gorgeously animated, and fighting is fast and fun. With that said, there are many layers of complexity in this game that take a bit of research to truly master. Combat is just one of the facets you'll need to master in this new punch'em up. Here are a few tips to help you get ahead in a fight.

Sonic Runners Adventure leaked on Gameloft's support page

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 11th, 2017

It's not easy keeping secrets on the internet, so it's not especially surprising that astute Sonic fans found that Gameloft had accidentally leaked Sonic Runners Adventure on their customer support page. Oops. Sonic Runners took the 2D platforming stylings of traditional Sonic games and turned it into an endless runner. It was a nice throwback, though hindered by frustrating IAPs.

Kingdom: New Lands and Kathy Rain on sale this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 11th, 2017

Sure, we usually save our discount round-ups for the weekend, but we couldn't resist sharing this news. Raw Fury is having a pretty generous spring sale at the moment, offering 66% discounts on most of their mobile titles, including some of our favorite mobile releases of the past few months.

Faily Tumbler beginner's guide: How to master the art of falling

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 11th, 2017

Faily Tumbler
is the latest endless runner from Spunge Games, purveyors of other Faily games like Faily Brakes. In past entries, you were, as the name suggests, careening downhil on a vehicle with malfunctioning brakes. If you crashed, your poor character would ragdoll about until coming to a jumbled stop. Faily Tumbler focuses purely on the falling bits of these games.

It's your job to keep tumbling for as long as possible, simultaneously outrunning an intense lava flow from an erupting volcano and dodging a mess of spikey plants, whirlpools, and firey magma pools. It's not easy, especially when falling uncontrollably. Fortunately we have a few tips to help you succeed.

The best deals on the App Store this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 8th, 2017

Another weekend means another App Store bargain roundup. This week didn't disappoint, with another diverse range of games receiving hefty discounts. These are the best games you can pick up on the cheap through Sunday.

The best new games we played this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 8th, 2017

All right, so this week may have been sparse as far as new releases go. We're looking at it as an opportunity to catch up on titles that fell to the wayside during the past busier weeks. That doesn't mean, however, that there aren't any new games to play at the moment. As it's the weekend, it's time, once more, to take a look back and check out the best games that launched over the last few days.

Robot Unicorn Attack 3 dashes into our lives next week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 7th, 2017

Robot Unicorn Attack has come a long way since it first appeared on the web in 2010. Throughout the years, Adult Swim Games' signature title has treated us to plentiful sparkles, faeries, cheesy Erasure tunes, and the cheery reminder that death is always imminent. We'll get another chance to experience the magic soon, as Robot Unicorn Attack 3 arrives next week.

You can play Transformers: Forged to Fight right now

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 7th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Transformers: Forged to Fight, the latest mobile game from Kabam, puts you at the fore of the fight between the Autobots and the Decepticons. It's an action RPG that lets you create teams of transformers from famous characters throughout the series' long history.

Open world pirate RPG Tempest arrives comes to shore later this month

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 6th, 2017

Pirates of the Carribbean simulator Tempest will be making landfall on both iOS and Android later this month. It's an action RPG that sets you loose on the open ocean, searching for treasure, building forts, and other pirate-y undertakings. The project is quite ambitious in scale. As the captain of your own vessel, the sky really is the limit.

To the Moon lands on mobile in May

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 6th, 2017

It's been an amazing few weeks for mobile indie games, and that trend is continuing asTo the Moonarrives on iOS and Android in May. It's a solo indie project made in RPG Maker, but the game has made waves for its emotional impact and fine storytelling.