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The best Black Friday mobile game deals

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 24th, 2017



Black Friday's upon us, and if you've happened to nab a fancy new phone during the week's big savings, you might be searching for some new games to fill up space on your new gadget. There are a lot of great games on sale right now for Black Friday. Here are the best deals on the App Store.

The best mobile games to play while your family watches Thanksgiving football

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 23rd, 2017



Thanksgiving is a time to reconnect with loved ones, eat lots of food, and all of that jazz, but once the festivities start to wind down, folks tend to head to the couch to watch whatever football is happening for Turkey Day.

If you find this particular Thanksgiving ritual to be something of a snoozer, or if you prefer to multitask with your post-feast entertainment, we have a few games that are perfect to play so you can look like you're participating in the family bonding while secretly tuning out. These games are addictive, but light enough that you can pop into conversation and play without sound.

The best Black Friday deals for Apple gadgets

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 23rd, 2017



Black Friday is hours away at this point, but many popular retailers are getting a jump on things with plenty of pre-Black Friday sales already available. Many of those early bird sales including some sharp discounts on the latest Apple phones asnd tablets. Here are the best deals to look out for this week.

The best mobile games to play during dreaded Thanksgiving travel

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 22nd, 2017



Thanksgiving Day is, generally speaking, a chance to spend some quality time with family and friends and eat inordinate amounts of food. However, the days leading up to the holiday call for quite the pilgrimage, especially if you're traveling from quite a ways away.

Congested highways, busy airports, and the general stress of being in transit can take its toll, so try to take care ofyourself during your Thanksgiving Day travel. You'll need all of that energy for dealing with your eccentric uncle. We're here to recommend a few quality mobile games for you to enjoy on your travels (unless you're driving, that is. Don't play and drive, friends).

The best pre-Black Friday deals - November 20

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 20th, 2017



Black Friday will soon be upon us, but online retailers are already getting a headstart on the steep discounts. Don't wait until Friday—you'll find some pretty good deals all over the internet without waiting in lines or competing with other shoppers. Here are the best discounts you can find at a number of retailers right now.

The best new games we played this week - November 17

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 18th, 2017



The weekend is upon us friends, and it's time to take a look back and reflect on all of the wonderful games we've played over the past few days. This week was jam packed with new releases. There were some big, long awaited launches, some fun sequels, and a couple of quiet hits that snuck in under the radar. Here are our top five picks of the week.

Everything you need to know about Fire Emblem Heroes Book 2

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 16th, 2017
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Fire Emblem Heroes is getting its biggest update yet as Nintendo unveiled Book II last night, featuring a whole new set of story missions and yes, collectible heroes. The update's not out just yet, but here's what you can expect when the new content goes live.

The biggest updates out this week - November 15

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 16th, 2017

A big game update is always a treat. Multiply that by four and you're having a really good week. Those weeks don't come around very often, but you're in luck. This chilly mid-November is chock full updates for some of your favorite titles, and they're real game changers. Here are four of the biggest updates out now or arriving in the next few days.

The best deals on the App Store this week - November 14

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 15th, 2017

Gather 'round 148Apps friends. It's time for our App Store discount roundup. It's a firecracker of a week in bargain games and you won't want to miss out. Some solid sims appear on this week's list, as well as some of the finest indie games you'll find on iOS devices. Let's dive in!

Why you should play - Love Nikki-Dress Up Queen

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 13th, 2017
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We're going to try something new here at 148Apps. Each week, we'll take a look back at a game taht might have been out for a while, but that we feel deserves a bit more recognition. It's all part of our mission to make sure that you're aware of the best mobile games out there.

This week we're shining the spotlight on Love Nikki-Dress UP Queen, an incredibly addictive fashion game that has a lot more going on than first appearances might suggest. This game is hugely popular in its native Japan, and its audience is growing steadily bigger in the west as well. It is a game largely about fashion, as you travel the world to schmooze with stylists and designers and collect a huge clothing collection. The game has a huge community, where you can compete against other players and help others build up their style. Here are three reasons why you should check out Love Nikki if you haven't already.

The best new games we played this week - October 10

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 11th, 2017



Another week has come and gone in this hectic, hectic life, and that means it's time to look back on another excellent few days of new mobile games. This week we were treated to fresh new adventures, and some familiar faces as well. Without further ado, here are our favorite new games of the past seven days.

What to expect from Niantic's upcoming Harry Potter AR game

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 10th, 2017

Niantic Labs is setting its sights on the wizarding world for its next AR project, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. If the prospect of Pokémon Go excited you, save for, say, the Pokémon part, now might be your chance to join in on the excitement. Following on the massive success of Pokémon GO, the world of Harry Potter seems like a natural next step for the social AR genre.

The game's still in the early stages of development, but here's what you can expect from the game so far.

Why you shouldn't worry about micro-transactions in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 7th, 2017



Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp,
Nintendo's latest mobile game set to arrive at the end of this month, was announced in a Nintendo Direct a few weeks ago, and it has folks quite excited. It's a complete Animal Crossing game that you'll be able to play on your iPhone or Android.

The game's free-to-play system did draw some attention when it was first revealed, but we're here to tell you that there isn't much to worry about, especially after having played a good bit of the game in soft launch. Here's why.

Should you get an iPhone X? 3 reasons for and against

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 7th, 2017



Apple's new premium mobile model, the iPhone X has finally hit stores, though competition is quite fierce if you want to get your hands on one. Supply of the phone will be limited for the next few weeks, so if you want to grab one early, you might have to fight for it.

But if you're wavering over whether or not you should by the latest, shiniest iPhone, here are a few pros and cons to help your decision along.

Everything you need to know about Hearthstone's new expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 6th, 2017
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Some of the biggest news coming out of Blizzcon 2017 this past weekend was the announcement of the newest Hearthstone expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs. It's the latest addition to the game following the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion that launched this past summer. There's a lot of info floating around out there, so we've gone and gathered up everything you can expect from Kobolds and Catacombs right here in one nifty article.