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WarFriends Beginner's Guide: How to guide your tiny soldiers to victory

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 20th, 2017



Chillingo's new game, WarFriends, is finally available world wide, and so far it's a refreshing change from common mobile game trends. The game's a mix of tower defense, third person shooter, and collectible card game. There's a lot to unpack here, but overall it's a fun experience that allows for a lot of player creativity and experimentation. Because WarFriends is such a hybrid, there are quite a few unique strategies that will help you get the most out of the game.

Turbo League Guide: How to tame the controls and go pro

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 19th, 2017


Turbo League brings Rocket League's popular auto-soccer formula to mobile devices, but this quirky new genre handles a bit differently with touch controls. You may want to throw yourself in headfirst in multiplayer mode, pulling sweet stunts as the in-game camera records every move. You'll be surprised to find that getting ahead in the game is a bit trickier than that, though. The controls are touchier, and there are a few things that set Turbo League apart from its obvious inspiration. Use this guide to ease yourself in, frustration-free.

Star Wars: Force Arena Beginner's Guide: How to embrace the Force

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 13th, 2017

Star Wars: Force Arena joined the populous ranks of Star Wars games on mobile today. It's a two-lane MOBA starring many familiar faces from George Lucas's famed sci-fi franchise. As with most games of this nature, Force Arena can be a little obtuse at times. Fear not, though, young padawan. You have a lot to learn, but soon you'll be sweeping through the lanes and destroying enemy turrets like the true Jedi master you were born to be. We here at 148Apps are here to help with a few beginner's tips to set you on your way.

Bubble Witch 3 Saga Guide: How to get three stars in a row

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 12th, 2017


King's bringing its fairytale bubble-popping puzzler back for its 3rd outing in Bubble Witch 3 Saga. If you're familiar with the series, not much has changed here on the surface level, though you'll likely be pleased with the improvements. If you're coming to the game for the first time, though, there are some things you should take into account if you want to get a three-star rating every time. We have a few tips to help you out.

Breakout Ninja Guide: Kick and flip your way to victory

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 10th, 2017


Breakout Ninja smashed its way onto the App Store this week, and its one-touch controls and high-flying ninja stunts have got people hooked. It's an endless runner, but it switches up the game a bit, requiring players to tap the screen as their little ninja runs into the center of a series of circles sprinkled across the screen. There's a lot of careful timing involved, and as the pace picks up, so does the difficulty of your feats of ninja-esque prowess. Here are our tips to ensure you never have to stop. Or run into a fence.

Castle Creeps TD Guide: You capture the castle

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 7th, 2017


A new year means all new games, and Castle Creeps TD is one of the first out of the gate. It's a cheery and colorful tower defense game with lots of crafting and upgrades and all sorts of juicy stuff to get into. If you're not familiar with tower defense games, though, you might be feeling a bit lost. We have a few beginner's tips to help you get started.

Hot Wheels: Race Off Guide - How to keep those wheels a-spinnin'

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 27th, 2016

Hot Wheels is back with a new physics-based racing challenge that has you pulling some tough stunts before you achieve victory. Race along the iconic orange track gathering coins and doing tricks to earn higher scores. It can be tricky, but we have some advice to help you on your way.

Tiny Rails Guide: How to keep chugging along

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 20th, 2016


Tiny Rails is a pleasant little train management sim that sees you cruising from city to city in your very own locomotive. For the most part, the game is pretty hands-off as you wait to reach your destination and adjust your train’s cargo and supplies. It takes some doing, though, especially when you have to keep passengers happy and maintain your budget. Here are a few tips to keep your own railway running smoothly.

Hill Climb Racing 2 Beginner's Guide: How to pop wheelies and power through

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 17th, 2016



Hill Climb Racing
is back with an even more popular sequel that’s been climbing hills of its own in the App Store. It’s a lot of muddy, physics-heavy racing that is incredibly satisfying, although there is a strategic element required, especially when playing against human opponents. Use these tips to help you get ahead.

Amateur Surgeon 4 Guide: Advanced tips and tricks for your budding clinic

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 5th, 2016

Amateur Surgeon 4 is still tackling the competition at the top of the App Store charts, so if you haven't tried it out yet, you should probably do that right away. If you've been at it for a while, though, perhaps you're ready to start expanding your strategy and learning some new techniques for the game's more challenging levels. We've got you set with this new, more advanced guide. Let's get started.

Amateur Surgeon 4 Guide: Become the world's top 'Improvised Surgeon'

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 2nd, 2016


It's time to wield your trusty pizza cutter again, as Amateur Surgeon has returned with a whole fresh set of challenges (and some old, familiar ones, too). Starting anew isn't easy, especially when all you have at your disposal is a lighter, the aforementioned pizza cutter, and an office stapler to get the job done. We believe in you, though, and we've even prepared a few tips to help you improve right away.

You can now play game's on Facebook Messenger - Here's how

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 1st, 2016


Facebook launched its new Instant Games platform in an exciting new attempt to engage its user base. As a result, you can now play a number of different games directly through Facebook Messenger. All of these games run with HTML5, meaning you play them right within Messenger -- there’s no need to install separate apps. While none of the games are multiplayer, you can still send screenshots of the leaderboards to lure your friends into some friendly competition.

As fun as this may all sound, getting started isn’t super clear. Let’s walk through the process step by step.

Don't Grind Guide: Tips for becoming top banana

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 29th, 2016


Don’t Grind
is a surprising, derpy little one touch game with fun hand-drawn graphics. The goal is simple -- get the high score without being chopped to bits. That can be tough when you’re not used to the game, and that’s compounded by the fact that the game doesn’t really give you much direction to start with. Use this beginner’s guide to get started.

Archery King Guide: How to conquer the Time Race

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 29th, 2016


Archery King
launched last week, sending mobile gamers into a competitive archery frenzy. The game is challenging, but great fun, with a simple multiplayer component that encourages you to develop your skills.

If you’ve already gotten the hang of things (perhaps thanks to our nifty beginner’s guide), it might be high time for you to take part in the Time Race, the only competitive mode that earns you premium currency. It’s a long way to the top of the leader boards if you’re aiming to cash in on the big prizes, but this guide will set you on your way.

Super Cat Tales Guide: Tips for a purr-fect platformer

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 26th, 2016


If there was one thing Super Mario Bros. was missing, it was probably fuzzy, snuggly cats. Luckily we live in a reality where that has now come to pass in the form of Super Cat Tales, an adorable retro platformer that subsitutes Italian plumbers for itty bitty kittens. Super Cat Tales is familiar territory for any Super Mario fan, but we have a few tips to help you go the extra mile.