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148Apps' Ultimate Guide to Black Friday 2017

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 24th, 2017

Black Friday is here, and there are a whole lot of discounts running right now for folks on the lookout for new mobile devices, accessories, and yes, even games. Here's a helpful rundown of what you'll find both in stores and online. Happy shopping!

The best Black Friday mobile game deals

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 24th, 2017

Black Friday's upon us, and if you've happened to nab a fancy new phone during the week's big savings, you might be searching for some new games to fill up space on your new gadget. There are a lot of great games on sale right now for Black Friday. Here are the best deals on the App Store.

The best mobile games to play while your family watches Thanksgiving football

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 23rd, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to reconnect with loved ones, eat lots of food, and all of that jazz, but once the festivities start to wind down, folks tend to head to the couch to watch whatever football is happening for Turkey Day.

If you find this particular Thanksgiving ritual to be something of a snoozer, or if you prefer to multitask with your post-feast entertainment, we have a few games that are perfect to play so you can look like you're participating in the family bonding while secretly tuning out. These games are addictive, but light enough that you can pop into conversation and play without sound.

The best Black Friday deals for Apple gadgets

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 23rd, 2017

Black Friday is hours away at this point, but many popular retailers are getting a jump on things with plenty of pre-Black Friday sales already available. Many of those early bird sales including some sharp discounts on the latest Apple phones asnd tablets. Here are the best deals to look out for this week.

warbot.io wants you for the robot wars

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

Fans of epic gundam-style battles will find a lot to love in warbot.io, the first game for up and coming developer Wondersquad. The game saw a lot of success when it first launched for browsers and Facebook, and now even more people are getting the chance to see all that this fun new robot battler has to offer. Cross-platform play lets you fight against your friends, no matter what device they’re playing on. Warbot.io hopes to capture the spirit of old-school arcade fun with a modern flare on a large-scale.

To get started, players will choose from five different robot models specializing in a variety of weapon classes including machine guns, cannons, flamethrowers, and shotguns. As you dive into battles, you’ll collect new parts to upgrade your robot’s attack and defense, making way for even deeper battle strategies.

With your robot buddy in tow, it’s time to dive into combat. Players choose from Free for All or Last One Standing gameplay modes, offering different types of matches depending on your mood or personal preference. Not only will you have to figure out how to best defeat your real life opponents, each map is littered with gravity fields, exploding drums, and other obstacles that will force you to think on your feet.

Are you ready to take up arms in the robot wars? Now’s the perfect time to get started in warbot.io. The game’s out right now on iOS and Android.

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

Uncover alien mysteries in cross-genre side-scroller Deliria

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 22nd, 2017

If the Alien franchise taught us anything, it’s that landing on a strange planet at the behest of a faceless corporation is probably asking for trouble. And Eldritch Game’s Deliria doesn’t prove otherwise.

In 2107, Dimension LG7 is rich with Delirium, a powerful element which scientists are keen to exploit. You’re tasked with establishing a mining camp, but upon waking from stasis, discover most of your crew has disappeared and interdimensional creatures are crawling your way.

Deliria is a mix of base-building and side-scrolling adventure. Using the limited resources at your disposal, you’ve got to build and upgrade the defences of your base so it can withstand attack. Meanwhile, track down your missing crewmembers (because it would be mean not to) and hire mercenaries to repel the hostile inhabitants. Along the way, you can collect information about Deliria’s history and the fate that befell the previous miners on Dimension LG7. You can also harness some of the dimension’s power to use against the enemy and ensure the survival of your crew.

Deliria is a short side-scroller with base-building and exploration at its heart. Its hand-drawn graphics and 2D animation add a certain retro charm and comes with a great price tag. For a little slice of indie sci-fi, download it from Google Play and the App Store.

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

The best mobile games to play during dreaded Thanksgiving travel

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 22nd, 2017

Thanksgiving Day is, generally speaking, a chance to spend some quality time with family and friends and eat inordinate amounts of food. However, the days leading up to the holiday call for quite the pilgrimage, especially if you're traveling from quite a ways away.

Congested highways, busy airports, and the general stress of being in transit can take its toll, so try to take care ofyourself during your Thanksgiving Day travel. You'll need all of that energy for dealing with your eccentric uncle. We're here to recommend a few quality mobile games for you to enjoy on your travels (unless you're driving, that is. Don't play and drive, friends).

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp beginner's guide - how to set up camp

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 21st, 2017

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
, was just announced yesterday, but it's already in soft launch in Australia. No matter where you are in the world, you can still get access to the soft launch on iOS, so we've devised a few beginner tips for folks who want to dive into the game early. Here's how to make the most of your first few hours with Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.

The mobile gamer's guide to Black Friday 2017

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 20th, 2017

We're starting to catch wind of some exciting deals in the mobile gaming space for Black Friday. There are big discounts on mobile phones and accessories cropping up already, so you might want to get a move on things ahead of the big day.

It's easy to waste your money on things you don't need, or head into Black Friday unprepared. Here are a few pro-tips if you're planning a shopping trip this week.

The best pre-Black Friday deals - November 20

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 20th, 2017

Black Friday will soon be upon us, but online retailers are already getting a headstart on the steep discounts. Don't wait until Friday—you'll find some pretty good deals all over the internet without waiting in lines or competing with other shoppers. Here are the best discounts you can find at a number of retailers right now.

Mighty Battles guide - how to build a solid squad

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 18th, 2017

Mighty Battles, the latest title from Hothead Games, is set to take the App Store by storm. The game puts a welcome twist on lane battlers, adding FPS elements to spice things up a bit.

You'll collect cards to put your own military unit to gether, but you shouldn't just be assigning units willy nilly. You're only as strong as your team in this game, and you'll want to arrange your party with some care. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Rules of Survival guide - how to be the last person standing

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 18th, 2017

The PUBG craze makes its way to mobile, with more and more battle royale games debuting on iOS and Android. Rules of Survival joins the ranks of mobile PUBG-likes, offering a classic battle royale experiences that doesn't vary too much from its famous PC counterpart.

With any competitive survival game of this nature though, there are a lot of strategies to consider so that you're not taken out by other skilled opponents. Here are a few tips to help you hone your game in Rules of Survival.

The best new games we played this week - November 17

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 18th, 2017

The weekend is upon us friends, and it's time to take a look back and reflect on all of the wonderful games we've played over the past few days. This week was jam packed with new releases. There were some big, long awaited launches, some fun sequels, and a couple of quiet hits that snuck in under the radar. Here are our top five picks of the week.

Lineage II: Revolution guide - tips and tricks for beginners

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 18th, 2017

At long last, Lineage II: Revolution has now come to western shores, bring Netmarble's sweeping MMORPG to mobile devices. It's an addictive, epic experience, but some of the systems in the game can be a bit overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Fight terrible monsters and collect epic loot in Dragon Project

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 17th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: MOBILE MONSTER HUNTER :: Read Review »

Released on Western markets early last month, Dragon Project, created by Japanese developer COLOPL, brings epic monster hunting action to mobile for the very first time. Collect a huge array of weapons and armor, and join up with friends to fight huge monsters in an immensely satisfying monster-slaying bonanza a la Monster Hunter.

Dragon Project brings players to the world of Heiland, a fantasy world overrun by terrible, bloodthirsty monsters. It’s your job to show these creatures who’s boss. As you explore the landscape, rendered in beautiful 3D, you’ll challenge monsters in multiplayer combat, collecting crafting items from your foes to create tougher sets of armor and weapons that allow you to take on even bigger enemies. Dragon Project puts an emphasis on teamwork, allowing players to work together in multiplayer co-op to take down Heiland’s notoriously nasty creatures.

The game is a deep, rewarding experience that’s not without its challenges, but fortunately the game controls like a dream. Dragon Project makes good use of COLOPL’s one-touch controls, enabling players to perform any action in game with just one finger. With the addition of goWrap, a useful feature that grants players easy access to guides, social media, and technical support, Dragon Project is an all-inclusive game that offers impressive levels of accessibility.

You can take up the helm of monster slayer yourself right now -- the game’s available on the App Store and Google Play.

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