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5 calming mobile games to play while waiting for election results

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

Polls are still open across the United States, and it will be a few more hours before we begin to get an idea for who the next president will be. No matter who you want to win, waiting is a stressful, anxiety-fuelled process. Don't drive yourself crazy! Instead, take a break from the news and try some of these ultra relaxing mobile games while you wait for the final results.

DC Legends and 4 other superb super hero games

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 8th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: COLLECTIBLE COMICS :: Read Review »

DC Legends is still flying high in the App Store top ten as people clamor for its super hero lore mixed with RPG combat that's swift and satisfying. It's something different in this age of brawlers and collectible card games, afterall. Yet the game's been out for about a week now, so perhaps you're looking for your newest fix. Lucky for you, there's a wealth of other fine comic book super hero games on mobile whether you prefer DC or Marvel. Let's take a look at four standouts.

DragonVale World and 5 other top nurturing sims

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 4th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad


Backflip Studios' DragonVale reboot, DragonVale World is currently sitting pretty in the App Store top ten after releasing this week. World takes the same uber addictive formula as the original game, but now it features prettier 3D graphics to welcome in a new generation of dragon breeding. If you missed out on all of the fun the last time around, this is the perfect time to jump in on one of the platform's favorite time wasters.

But if dragons aren't exactly your thing, there are a lot of other games in the same vein, some of which are fantastic in their own right. Let's take a look at a few other awesome games similar to DragonVale World.

Get hyped for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare with these 4 fine shooters

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 3rd, 2016
+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: LESS QQ :: Read Review »


It's time for a new Call of Duty it seems, with Infinite Warfare launching this weekend. Infinity Ward is taking us into space to fight it out with an evil corporation this time around, and so far the single-player campaign is, if anything, looking quite pretty.

If you're psyched for the next entry in this long-standing franchise, but don't know what to do with your restless fingers, why not try your hand at one of these finely crafted mobile shoot 'em ups? Mobile isn't exactly the ideal platform for shooters, but some of these games have made it work quite well. Let's take a look.

5 home improvement apps to spruce up your pad

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 2nd, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Home improvement and interior design can be daunting tasks, especially if you're new to the process. You'll have to do a lot of planning before the project even gets off the ground. We picked out five of the best apps to help you figure things out. These mobile helpers will assist you in measuring floor plans, picking out furniture, and much more.

PinOut! and five other unique pinball games

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 29th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: PECULIAR PINBALL :: Read Review »


Pinball has been around long before the first video game, but that doesn't mean it's gone out of vogue. Take a look at the App Store right now and you'll see PinOut! sweeping up the charts. While there've been hundreds of pinball iterations throughout the years, people are still finding ways to freshen up the classic spring-loaded physics game, as evidenced by PinOut!'s innovative maze-like boards.

PinOut! follows in the legacy of several other mobile pinball games bringing fresh spins on the arcade favorite. Let's take a look at five of the best.

4 more apps getting a Halloween makeover

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


Halloween weekend is officially here, and what better way to celebrate than with some beloved mobile games that have gotten all done up for the occasion. Let's take a look at five more apps that are offering all sorts of tricks and treats this weekend.

The 4 best food delivery apps

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 28th, 2016
+ Universal & Apple Watch App - Designed for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch

As the temperatures continue to drop, so does the motivation to venture outside. Sometimes you still want to eat a nice meal from that sushi place down the road though. Thankfully in these trying times, there are a number of fine food delivery services accessible right from your phone. Let's take a look at four of the finest.

5 Halloween mobile games for wimps

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 27th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

If you're anything like me, horror games are a great way to have nightly nightmares for the next decade or three. They're off limits, but perhaps you want to get in on the Halloween celebrations in some way. Fortunately not all Halloween themed games are meant to scar you for life. Try these coward-friendly games instead. They've got all of the atmosphere of a spooky game, but they won't see you running away screaming.

The 5 scariest mobile games

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 27th, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year for people who enjoy scaring themselves silly with haunted houses, movies, video games, and what have you. Mobile might not be the first platform you'd turn to for quality scares, but rest assured there are plenty of spooky experiences to be had. We highlight five of the best.

4 addictive clicker games like Best Fiends Forever

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 26th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad



Clickers are passive games that take advantage of basic human psychology to suck you in, and they're totally unashamed of that. As long as you're aware that this game has been created to take hold of your brain and leave you perfectly content to continously tap for rewards like a rat in a Skinner box, there's no harm done, right?

As these types of mobile games have grown in popularity, developers have come up with fun ideas to diversify each title to throw something fresh into the pot. Take Best Fiends Forever, which melds traditional clicker mechanics with fun easter eggs and the familiar Best Fiends universe. If you're looking to branch out into other similar games, you're in luck -- there's a lot of great stuff to choose from. Let's take a look at four other wonderful clicker games.

4 popular apps getting a Halloween makeover

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 24th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: LINGUISTICALLY EDUCATIONAL :: Read Review »

'Tis the season for all things spooky. So much, so, in fact, that even apps are getting into the spirt of things, dressing up in costume and spreading jack o' lanterns all about the place. These updates bring frightening new character skins, scary new levels, haunting music, and other tricks and treats for you to discover. If you need a starting point, these four hugely popular apps are all celebrating Halloween in their own ways. Let's see what they've got planned.

5 apps for the budding mixologist

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 21st, 2016
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad


Creating your own cocktails is something of an art form, requiring a knack for unique tastes and devising interesting combinations. It's easy to get started right in your own kitchen, though, even if you're a complete beginner. Try using one of these fine apps to get you started. They cover thousands of different drinks for you to test out, and some even feature bartending tips and tricks.

5 mobile strategy games to try when you can't play Civilization VI

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 21st, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: MORE REDUX THAN REVOLUTION :: Read Review »

Strategy enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the release of Civilization VI this week, and so far everyone seems pretty satisfied with the first full release in the series since 2010. The series has always been about ultra-addictive gameplay that has you begging for just one more turn.

Sadly, though, real life is bound to interrupt, and we might at some point have to venture away from our computers or, even worse, outside. There's a compromise, though. There are actually a few excellent games quite similar to Civilization in terms of both thematics and gameplay. Here are a few fine examples.

Flippy Bottle Extreme! and 3 other physics games to drive you crazy

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 21st, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Flippy Bottle Extreme! takes on the bottle flipping craze with a bunch of increasingly tricky physics platforming puzzles. It's difficult and highly frustrating, but also addictive. When you begin to master the game, the sense of achievement is a feeling you'll want to chase again and again.

It's not the only game of its kind though--there are plenty of other fun physics-based games to get sucked into. Let's take a look at three solid examples.