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These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week

Posted by Harry Slater on September 21st, 2018

Every Friday here at 148Apps we like to do one thing. And that one thing is make sure that you've got a really good idea of what you're going to be playing come this time next week. That's right, it's time for us to round-up the best games that are set to hit the App Store in the next seven days.

We've included links so you can preorder the games from App Store, which means you won't even have to worry about remembering these games exist, since your phone will remind you when they're live on the App Store. That's pretty cool, right?

If you know any other games that are coming out next week, then feel free to share them in the comments. That way we'll all be able to get excited about them together, which is pretty awesome. Right then, on with the games.

We've picked the best mobile games that you're going to be playing next week - September 14th

Posted by Harry Slater on September 14th, 2018

Where Shadows Slumber iOS screenshot - A platforming puzzle

The week is about to come to a pretty satisfying conclusion. You've got the weekend to look forward to, but after that another five days of the regular grind you have to go through to make money for games and sandwiches. If only you had something else to look forward to. Well, how about these awesome games that are going to be landing on the App Store next week?

We hope that's enough, because to be honest we don't really have anything else to offer. A hug if we ever meet? That's probably a bit too weird to be fair. Anyway, next week we've got rockets, pigs, more rockets, monkeys, and escaping from a cube, and those all sound like the sort of stuff you're going to love.

We've included pre-order links with all of the games so you can leap across to the App Store no harm no foul and make sure you're ready to receive them when they're released. And if you think we've missed anything out, feel free to let us know in the comments section all the way down there at the bottom of this here article.

It's time to pick which of these games should be our 148Apps game of the week

Posted by Harry Slater on September 13th, 2018

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How is it Thursday again? Feels like only yesterday I was typing up the last list of awesome games for you, our charming and erudite readers, to pick a game of the week from. But here we are, caught in the neverending ebb and flow of time, picking another five awesome games that have come out over the last seven days.

There are some surprises on the list, and since it's been such a good week for games on the App Store, there's a good chance that you're going to think we've missed something out. But that's life, we can't pick every game. And trust us when we say we stressed and fretted about what was going to make it onto the list until the wee small hours.

But how do you pick a winner? Well it's incredibly easy. All you need to do is leave a comment at the bottom of the article with the name of the game you'd like to win. Or you can tweet us your answer with the hashtag #148GOW, or leave as a comment on our Facebook page. It really couldn't be simpler.

If you're interested to see what other games our readers have picked as their games of the week, click here and you'll be able to find out. Or, if you'd prefer, let's get on with this week's options.

Everything you need to know about Apple's iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR announcements

Posted by Harry Slater on September 13th, 2018

Well, we were right. Last night at its keynote, Apple revealed three new iPhone models, the XS, the XS Max, and the XR, two of which you're going to be able to preorder from tomorrow, and get your dirty mitts on from next week. It's fair to say, if you're an Apple fan, this is a pretty exciting time to be alive.

But you're probably going to want a little bit more information about the phones. Sure, the names are nice, if a little bit confusing, but you need to know what's going on under those shiny new hoods, right? Well that's where this list comes in.

We've broken down everything you need to know about the latest wave of iPhones, from the chips they'll be using, to how much you're going to have to pay to pick them up. What do you think about the phones? Too expensive? Too shiny? Make sure you let us know in the comments, and let's get on with this.

What mobile games are you going to be playing next week? - September 7th

Posted by Harry Slater on September 7th, 2018

Congratulations everyone, we've managed to make it to the end of the working week. It was looking touch and go there for a bit, but we've scraped past the finish line. And that means it's time to look at the awesome mobile games that we're all going to be playing by this time next week.

After the disappointment around The Elder Scrolls: Blades over the past couple of weeks, it's nice to be able to write about something else. If you didn't know yet, the release of Bethesda's mobile ARPG has been pushed back to December. So you've got plenty of time to get read for that one now.

That said, next week definitely has some promising games, one of which we reckon could be vying for the game of the year award come the end of 2018. If you know of any other games coming out next week that have got your blood pulsing, make sure you let us know about them in the comments below.

Oh, and if you want to have your say about what should be this week's game of the week, before the whole cycle starts anew next week, then click here to cast your vote on this week's selection.

Everything you need to know about Apple's upcoming iPhone announcements

Posted by Emily Sowden on September 6th, 2018

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new iPhones - An image of the invite

I'm sure this won't come as much of a shock to you, there's a good chance Apple will be showing off, or at the very least announcing, the next generation of iPhone. We wouldn't be so sure about it if there hadn't already been so many leaks, but we could still be surprised.

As it standard we want to know everything about it. What it's like, how thin it is, whether the glass is actually shatter-proof, if it has a headphone jack, how much it'll be – I'm sure you've had a few thoughts.

Unfortunately, there's not a lot of solid information floating about at the moment, but we've had a bit of a dig and here's everything you need to know about it so far in one helpful place. Aww, aren't we nice?

Apple's still not officially confirmed any of this, so do take everything with a pinch of salt for now.

The Friday Digest August 31st - What mobile games are coming out next week?

Posted by Harry Slater on August 31st, 2018

The Elder Scrolls: Blades iOS artwork - Cutting edge combat

It's the weekend, which means it's time for us to look at all of the awesome games you're going to be playing next week. We've got some definitelys, we've got one massive maybe, and we've got everything in between. Which, now I think about it, is quite a lot.

It's been a pretty good week for iOS gaming this week, and you can check out the games that are up for our game of the week award by clicking right here. But what are you going to be looking forward to next week? Keep reading to find out.

It's time for you to choose which of these 5 games should win our game of the week award

Posted by Harry Slater on August 30th, 2018

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Thursday has made its way round again, which means it's time for you, our stylish and attractive readers, to decide which of the five games we've selected below should be awarded this week's game of the week prize.

This week we've got sports, donuts, ravenous mythical creatures, and a game where you actually have to go outside into the real world. And we reckon each and every one of them is worthy of nabbing this week's award.

But it doesn't matter what we think, for once, because this time it's all down to you. Voting couldn't be simpler - all you need to do is leave a comment at the bottom of the article. Or, you can tweet us using the hashtag #148GOW. Or if you're a friend of Zuckerberg, post a comment on our Facebook page.

And don't forget to check back next week, when we'll be revealing which of these games you decided was best. Right then, on with the choices.

The Elder Scrolls: Blades is set to come out for mobile soon - here's everything you need to know

Posted by Harry Slater on August 29th, 2018

The Elder Scrolls: Blades iOS artwork - One of the screenshots from the App Store

The Elder Scrolls: Blades is an upcoming, exclusively mobile addition to the Elder Scrolls canon. We've known about it since E3 earlier in the year, but as we get closer to its release, we thought we should make sure you're as clued up as we are about what could easily be the game of the year.

When's it coming out? When's it set? What devices can you play it on? We've got all of those questions and more covered in this feature, so you can be certain that when The Elder Scrolls: Blades lands, you're going to be in the best position to slice and dice your way through it's awesome looking fantasy world.

The Friday Digest - What we loved this week and what we're looking forward to next week in mobile gaming

Posted by Harry Slater on August 24th, 2018

Hi there, and welcome to a new weekly feature here at 148Apps. It's called the Friday Digest, and it's going to keep you up to date will all the important comings and goings in the world of mobile gaming. We're not just looking to the past here, we're looking to the future as well.

We've rounded up the choicest morsels of mobile gaming news from the last seven days from our sister-site Pocket Gamer, picked the best new releases, and chosen the finest sampling of AppSpy's Youtube channel, then put it in one place. This place. The place you're looking at right now. If that wasn't enough, we've picked what we think are the best pieces of content we've posted on 148Apps this week, as well as selecting some of the awesome games we're excited about playing next week.

And we'll be doing the same thing next week, so make sure to keep coming back. Your mobile gaming knowledge is definitely going to be the envy of all of your friends if you do.

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot might not be on Steam anymore, but we've tried the mobile version

Posted by Harry Slater on July 30th, 2018

The Might Quest for Epic Loot iOS preview screenshot - One of the early fights

I have a hat that makes me look quite a lot like a bear. This is pleasing to me. I also run around waving my axe about like I've gone a little bit bonkers. This is also pleasing. In fact, there's a lot of things about the soft-launched version of The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot that are going to please people, as you're going to find out in this preview.

It's a little more interactive than your usual midcore dungeon crawler, but it still manages to be wonderfully accessible. And then there are the little touches that set the game apart, and the polish and care that's clearly been lavished on the game. TLDR: this one's looking awesome.

Too fast, too furious, or just right? We go hands-on with Asphalt 9: Legends for mobile

Posted by Harry Slater on July 23rd, 2018

Asphalt 9: Legends iOS preview screenshot - Getting some air

Asphalt 9: Legends is stupid. But I don't want you to think that's a bad thing, because it's really, really not. This is the polar opposite of a hardcore racing sim, and it wears its arcade heart on its ridiculously pimped-up sleeve. Oh, and it looks amazing as well.

The game is currently out in soft launch in the Philippines, so we thought we should grab some time with it before its worldwide release to give you some idea of what to expect when the game lands in the coming month. And most of what we've seen has left us far from disappointed.

Which of these is the best game that came out for iPhone and iPad this week? - July 5th

Posted by Harry Slater on July 5th, 2018

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It's that time of the week again, when we pick the five most interesting games that have come out on the App Store over the past seven days, and give you the chance to pick your favorite. And we reckon it's a pretty good crop this week, all told.

If you want to have your say, then there are a few ways to do it. You can comment at the bottom of the article, send us a tweet @148Apps using the hashtag #148GOW with your vote, or head on over to our Facebook page and post a comment. All the votes will be counted up on Monday, and we'll announce the winner next Tuesday.

Can DC: Unchained scratch your Batman for mobile itch when it comes out of soft launch?

Posted by Harry Slater on July 2nd, 2018

DC Unchained preview screenshot - The Flash takes on some parademons

You sort of know exactly what DC Unchained is going to be from a glance at the App Store icon. It'll either be a squad-focused, turn-based RPG, or an all-but-on-rails ARPG. It's the latter, by the way, and it features a whole host of DC superheroes and villains who are battling to try and save the world.

But there's more going on here than in your average mobile ARPG, especially if you're a massive DC comics fan. And even if you're not, this soft launch build shows that there's promise in the meaty fighting and epic upgrading that the game has to offer.

Will Maze: Shadow of Light revolutionize the midcore action RPG on mobile?

Posted by Harry Slater on June 27th, 2018

Maze: Shadow of Light preview screenshot - Taking on a giant

There are plenty of midcore action RPGs on the App Store. In fact, there are so many it's sometimes difficult to tell them apart. At least that's not the case with Maze: Shadow of Light. It's a stunning looking game, with a 3D cartoon style that leaps off the screen and grabs you by the eyeballs.

But is a shiny lick of paint going to be enough to make this one stand out when it moves out of soft launch? Well we took to the Malaysian App Store to give the game the once over, in order to let you know whether this should be on your wish list or your wish-I'd-never-heard-of-it list. Which I imagine everyone has.