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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.

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.