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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.

Rollercoaster Tycoon Touch Guide: How to best manage your park

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 25th, 2017

Rollercoaster Tycoon recently made its debut a few months ago, with a premium remake of the original two games. If you're looking for something a little more lightweight that might translate better to smaller screens, however, you might want to give Rollercoaster Tycoon Touch a go. It's a free-to-play collectible card game that's classic Rollercoaster Tycoon at its core. The new collectible card elements might be a little strange if you're used to the original Rollercoaster Tycoon, though. We have some advice to help you navigate those choppy waters.

Rabbids Crazy Rush Guide: How to unlock suits for free

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 25th, 2017

The Rabbids are back in a new endless running adventure, Rabbids Crazy Rush. It's more ridiculous cartoon craziness as you help the little furballs gather enough fuel (soda) to get to the moon. Sure, it's a silly idea, but everyone has dreams -- even little Rabbids. Along the way there are missions to complete and items to collect. If you want to finish your goal in due time, follow these handy tips.

Tiny Striker: World Football Guide - How to train a true MVP

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 23rd, 2017

Tiny Striker: World Football, the much anticipated Big Indie Game Pitch winner, arrived on iOS last week and will be rolling onto Android in the next few days. It's a simple, yet truly engrossing little kickabout with a sturdy football manager sim thrown in to create the football game the mobile space has needed for so long. It's easy to get into, but spreads out into dozens of layers that will hook you in for hours and hours.

With that said, there's a lot to learn before you can become a wise, skillfull football player. We have a few tips for managing your player's skills, training, and marketing to advance your little footballer's career to the highest level. Let's get started.

Pokémon GO Generation 2 evolution guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 18th, 2017

At long last, Niantic Labs finally unleashed the Generation 2 Pokémon into the wild. Pokémon GO trainers are scrambling to grab up this new set of 80 Pokémon. There are some special new tricks required to catch all of these new beasties, though. Some of the original 151 Pokémon have new evolved forms that require special items. Meanwhile, there are two brand new Eeveelutions for you to acquire. Let's go over the finer details. Onward, young trainer!

Digby Forever Guide: How to dig to the deepest depths

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 17th, 2017

Digby Forever is a sparkling homage to arcade classics, and while you may be tiring of the number of arcade games being thrown at you, this endless digger finds many ways to stand out from the rest of the pack. The game manages to be challenging without punishing you needlessly. You'll have fun whether you win or lose, but we have a few tricks up our sleeves to keep your drill spinning straight and true.

Postknight Beginner's Guide: Neither snow nor rain . . .

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 14th, 2017

Postknight gave us a pleasant surprise last week. What at first blush looks like another fantasy clicker game is actually a warm homage to classic RPGs with lots of juicy upgrades and other RPG trappings to keep us hooked for a good weekend or two. It's lightweight, making it a great game to pick up and put down during a commute, but with plenty of layers to dig into if you want something a bit more nuanced. There are a few things to remember if you're just starting out. Use these tips to become the greatest Postknight in all of the land.

Fire Emblem Heroes Beginner's Guide: How to fight your way to victory

Posted by Jessica Famularo on February 3rd, 2017

Fire Emblem Heroes, Nintendo's latest mobile offering, arrived today on both iOS and Android. It's a lighter version of the classic Fire Emblem games, though the core tactical RPG mechanics are still there. It's a great gateway game for people who are interested in the series, but don't know much about it. Heroes combines tactical combat with Japanese gacha monetization mechanics. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed, we have a few tips to get you started.

Ninja Spinki Challenges!! Beginner's Guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 31st, 2017

Ninja Spinki Challenges!!
is an addictive arcade-style title with a number of different trials to keep you hooked. Each mini-game requires its own unique set of tactics. If you want to truly master all facets of the game, you'll need some determination and a little bit of practice. We have a few tips to get you started.

Creature Quest Beginner's Guide: How to collect 'em all for sweet combos

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 28th, 2017

Creature Quest
is a new collectible critter game by the creator of Might and Magic, Jon Van Caneghem. The game boasts a lot of customization options for the diverse teams of creatures you can collect. As you improve, you can even create dungeons of your very own for other adventurers to come and explore. Starting out, though, you'll need to master the ins and outs of combat, which can be tricky given the layers of strategy involved. Luckily for you, we have a few tips that will ease the learning curve quite a bit.

Pokémon Duel Guide: How to be the very best, like no one ever was

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 25th, 2017

Pokémon Duel snuck onto the App Store and Google Play today, in case you didn't have enough Pokémon goodness to keep you distracted already. The latest Pokémon mobile effort is a strategy board game. Rather than collecting Pocket Monsters themselves, or their trading card likenesses, you now gather a crew of Pokémon figurines with diverse abilities to keep you abreast of the competition.

With competitive multiplayer, you'll be duking it out with some pretty skilled human opponents. However, if two Pokémon come face-to-face, they'll also have to fight in an actual Pokémon battle using moves randomly determined by flipping a Pokémon's Data Disk. Throw in battle enhancements and other randomized boosts or de-buffs, and there's a lot to unpack here. Luckily we have some tips to get you started.

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.