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The best mobile games on a wintery theme

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 15th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: PUZZLY THE SNOWMAN :: Read Review »


As the miserable winter weather approaches (along with more excuses to hole up indoors -- there’s always a bright side!) it’s time to find comfort in some quality mobile games. To ease into the season, why not try some of these fine games on a winter theme? Snow and ice makes for some excellent platforming challenges, but developers get creative and find other ways to turn the snowy theme on its head. Here are some of our personal favorites.

5 games we're looking forward to in 2017

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 14th, 2016

The end of the year is a time for reflection, of course, as we look back at some of the best games out in 2016 (more to come on that soon!). But we also already have a bunch of games we’re eagerly awaiting once the new year rolls around as well. Here are some of the most anticipated games of 2017.

The Holiday Update Roundup: Part 1

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 13th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

The winter holidays are upon us, marking one of the best times in the year to be (or become) a mobile games enthusiast. Developers are rolling out creative holiday updates to reward loyal players for supporting their games with fun costumes, new levels, and other add-ons to get you into the holiday mood. Here are just a few of the games that have gotten the holiday treatment over the past few days.

Track Santa with these three festive apps

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 10th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad


Christmas is fast approaching and that means it's time to prepare for Santa's yearly pilgrimage around the globe. Christmas Eve is an exciting time as parents help their kids get ready to welcome Santa. You've got the cookies and milk all planned out, but what about the big event itself? There are a lot of top-notch websites and apps out there that will keep your kids entertained both in the days leading up to Christmas and Christmas Eve itself. Here are our top recommendations.

Galaxy on Fire 3 and four other fantastic space shooters

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 9th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: MANTIBORED :: Read Review »

Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore brings the series back for another round of daring space battles. It's familiar territory for folks who are familiar with the franchise. If you've beaten the game and are looking to broaden your horizons, might we suggest setting course for one of these other exciting space shooters?

The best apps for your holiday gift exchange

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 9th, 2016
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

What's that, you say? You still haven't started your holiday shopping? Don't beat yourself up over it -- a lot of people have been putting it off, too. It's become easier and easier to procrastinate gift shopping thanks to a number of apps that make the process as fast and easy as possible. Here are a few that could change your approach to the holiday season for good.

3 reasons why Nicki Minaj: The Empire is actually good

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 8th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad


Nicki Minaj is as business-savvy as she is musically talented and she’s proved that by launching her own game. Designed by Glu, purveyors of other fine celebrity games like cult favorite Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Nicki Minaj: The Empire launched on iOS and Android this week and word on the street is that it’s going to be a pretty big success. Here are just a few reasons why you should try it out.

Great zombie games in the spirit of Dead Rising

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 5th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: STEAKFRIES! :: Read Review »


Dead Rising 4 arrives tomorrow, giving enthusiasts a fresh chance to take selfies with zombies and get up to other ridiculous end-of-the-world shenanigans. To really get into the spirit of things, we've gone and gathered the best zombie games that follow in a similar vein to Dead Rising's more irreverent stylings. Off we go!

The best board games on mobile

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 2nd, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: All Aboard! :: Read Review »


Sometimes you need to ditch all of the high speed, high action games in favor of something a little more traditional. If you don't feel like parting ways from your mobile device, though, there are still plenty of ways to get that old-school fix. Here are five amazing board game remakes for mobile when you feel like you need a change.

The best Facebook Messenger Instant Games

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 1st, 2016
+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CHAT FOR FREE :: Read Review »


Facebook's new Instant Games is now here, meaning you can play games with your friends directly via Facebook. It's a fun new way to connect with friends, of course, but it's also proving to be a solid gaming experience in its own right, with a great collection of games right out of the gate. We've narrowed down the best of the bunch so you don't have to.

The top 4 Final Fantasy games on mobile

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 29th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad


Final Fantasy XV
is out today, and to celebrate we’re breaking down the best Final Fantasy games on mobile. Porting a game to mobile is always tricky business, but many of the early Final Fantasy games have made the transition quite well. Let’s see which ones are the best.

Top 3 podcast apps for your listening pleasure

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 29th, 2016
+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: FEATURE RICH :: Read Review »


It’s a busy time of year, and everyone’s on the go. Whether you’re simply making your regular commute or travelling for the holidays, that time in transit can be soul-sucking at times.

There are ways to entertain yourself though, even if you’re driving or playing games on the road makes you sick. Podcasts provide hours of incredible, free entertainment, and they make excellent travel companions.

If you’re on iOS, your phone comes with a podcast app, but if you really want to get the most out of your developing podcast addiction, you might want something with a few more features. Why not try one of these apps?

4 coupon apps for your holiday shopping needs

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 25th, 2016
iPhone & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone and Apple Watch, compatible with iPad


The end of Thanksgiving Day marks the beginning of thousands of shoppers flocking to stores to wrestle each other over 4K TVs and Hatchimals. If you’re going out into the madness, come prepared or wait until the weekend is over. There are plenty of apps out there to ensure that you get a good price on whatever it is you’re after without having to endure the Black Friday madness.

5 point and click games like Kathy Rain

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 24th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: PHENOMENAL ADVENTURE :: Read Review »


Raw Fury’s latest game, Kathy Rain, is now on mobile for all of you potential super sleuths out there. Set in a small town, journalism major Kathy Rain uses her investigative skills to uncover the mystery surrounding her grandfather’s death while also dealing with issues of family and loss. It’s quite good, especially if you’re a fan of point and click adventure games. Once you’ve beaten it, we recommend these other fine point and clicks.

The best mobile food games that aren't Diner Dash

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 24th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: NEXT TOP CHEF :: Read Review »


You can try to resist, but there’s nothing quite like pretending to chop potatoes in Cooking Mama or serving every meal perfectly in a game like Diner Dash. Food games are fun, plain and simple. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are some of the best food and restaurant games on the App Store to whet your appetite.