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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.

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.

Gangstar New Orleans beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 4th, 2017



The Gangstar series made its return last week, serving up more GTA-esque open world antics. As you might have guessed, the game travels to New Orleans, where you turn to a life of crime in the deep south. With the game's expansive city, there are plenty of opportunities to stir up some trouble, but really making your name in the bayou's underbelly requires a certain level of finesse. Fortunately we're here to help you as you take your first steps to becoming a criminal mastermind.

Crash of Cars beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 30th, 2017

Crash of Cars is a fun new entry in the realm of multiplayer beat 'em ups. It's basically bumper cars off the rails -- players drive around in vehicles of their choosing -- anything from a mini-van to the weinermobile in all of its glory -- smashing into and shooting at their opponents. It's good, silly fun.

Power Rangers: Legacy Wars beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 28th, 2017

Rita Repulsa is back, but this time she's invading your mobile phone in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars. What looks to be a straightforward beat 'em up is actually a tough-as-nails multiplayer strategy game that requires some deft tactical maneuvering. We have a few tips to help you on your way.

The best new games we played this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 25th, 2017


It's been quite the week, but now that all of that business is out of the way, it's time to hunker down with some of the excellent games that were released over the past few days. There's a fair few to help you relax in your down time or if you're travelling out and about and need some distraction. Let's get to it.

Ticket to Earth beginner's guide: How to survive space colony life

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 23rd, 2017


Robot Circus launched Ticket to Earth as part of the App Store's indie games event last week. If you're not quite digging the space operatics Mass Effect: Andromeda is serving up, you'll be pleased to know that there's a surprising alternative on mobile.

Bean's Quest Beginner's Guide: Never stop jumping

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 21st, 2017


Bean's Quest
is a new take on both the classic platformer and the endless runner, and it's free on the App Store for the time being. Instead of running constantly, you can't stop jumping. That adds a surprising new level of challenge to the game, especially at later levels. Let's walk through how to truly master Bean's Quest as a newcomer.

How to rake in the cash in Bit City

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 21st, 2017


Our last Bit City guide covered the basics. Now it's time to get into some of the more advanced techniques. In the later cities, cash flow becomes much more difficult, so you'll want to develop some strategies if you want to complete each level. We have a few tips to help you out.

Virexian Guide: Become the toughest starship in the galaxy

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 16th, 2017

Virexian is a high-speed interstellar shooter. It's a neon, pixellated roguelike adventure with bunches of weapons to collect and a number of intense arcade challenge modes. Virexian starts off simple enough, but really ramps up the difficulty after the first few levels, depending on the mode you're playing on.

There are a few strategies to keep in mind, whether you're playing a survival challenge or rogue mode. Stick to your guns and you'll make it through.

Golf Zero Guide: Dying for a hole in one

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 15th, 2017

If you hate golf games, don't write this one off just yet. Golf Zero is more similar to games like Super Meat Boy than it is to Hot Shots Golf. While the gist of the game is to safely transport your ball to the hole, there's a whole array of spikes and monsters waiting to do you in along the way. It's tough stuff. Here are a few tips to help you guide your little golf buddy home.

Bit City Guide: How to build a bustling metropolis

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 14th, 2017

Nimblebit's latest is an idle game with some serious SimCity vibes. It may not be as challenging as the city sim to rule them all, but it's a fun, charming experience all the same. And while, yes, it is a clicker, there are a few strategies you can employ to help develop your own virtual megalolopolis. Let's get into the advice, shall we?

Blasty Bubs Guide: How to earn gold to unlock all the bubs

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 9th, 2017

Blasty Bubs is the latest from QuickByte games. A cute and colorful arcade brickbreaker with some pinball elements thrown into the mix, Blasty Bubs is a delightful circus-themed high score chaser with some excellent sound effects.

While it starts off simple enough, Blasty Bubs does require some forward thinking if you want to keep chaining your score ever-higher. Here are a few tips to ensure you're the star of the show.

Justice League Action Run Guide: How to beat every challenge

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 7th, 2017

Justice League Action Run is a licensed endless runner, yes, but it also throws a lot of action challenges into the mix to really add some flavor. It's a game that requires you to adapt on the fly, and there's quite a bit of strategy involved. Fortunately, we have a few tips to not only ensure you complete every mission successfully, but to complete them in style.

Tavern Guardians Guide: How to survive every round

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 1st, 2017

Tavern Guardians is a match-three game that brings some much-needed innovation to what is a tired genre in mobile gaming. Players match objects to attack enemies while healing themselves, forcing players to rethink their approach to the typical Bejewelled-like. Tavern Guardians can prove quite a challenge at first, but we've got a few helpful tips to make sure you survive no matter what the game throws at you.