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How To Maximize Your Amazon Digital Day Savings

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 25th, 2016



Don’t miss great savings coming December 30th with Amazon Digital Day. The event
will offer Android users discounts of up to 50% off and deals that include a wide
selection Dollar Deals items priced at $0.99 or less on the best digital content around. If
you own an Android smartphone, Fire tablet, Kindle, or Amazon Fire TV, you should
start counting down the days until December 30th.

For now, we’re sharing tips to help you get the most out of your upcoming Digital Day shopping spree. Follow our gameplan and you’ll not only save money but end up with an Android device bursting with exciting games, movies, music, and books.

Prepare Your Device

With over a thousand discounts and deals on tap, chances are good that you’ll find
multiple items that you’ll want to download. If you scored a new Fire tablet or
smartphone for the holidays, you probably have tons of space to spare, so keep it that
way: you don’t want to run out of storage space mid-event. If you’re a longtime Android
user, now’s the time to give your device a spring cleaning and free up some space for all
the cool stuff you’re going to buy.

If you’re a Kindle, Fire tablet or Fire TV user, the only thing you have to do from there is
navigate to amazon.com/digitalday on December 30th and grab what you want.

Amazon customers who own a non-Amazon Android device just need to download the
Amazon app and enter your account login.

Check Amazon’s Recommendations

Amazon will feature a selected list of the top items from 2016. Every title carries at 4+ star rating as reviewed by actual customers, so you won’t end up buying something less than stellar. Look at each Digital Day category page, such as Family Time, Pass the Popcorn, and Dollars Deals, for more selections as well.

Take a Chance on Something New

Many of you will use Digital Day to double down on the things you already love like
items for your favorite game and a digital copy of a beloved movie. But Digital Day is
also a great opportunity to experience something you normally wouldn’t try. Say you
play action games, but you see a hit puzzle title being offered as a Dollar Deal.
If the reviews and star rating look good, why not give it a shot? Chances are, the game is
a killer value even at regular price, so getting it for $0.99 or below could be a worthwhile
purchase. The same goes for movies, albums, and eBooks: a big discount can be a
great enticement to try something new.

Let The Whole Family in on The Fun

Digital Day will have savings on items for families, so consider getting together to pick
items that you can all share. The young gamer in your home could choose something
related to a game they can enjoy, such as Dr. Panda Ice Cream Truck, or help choose a
movie for an upcoming family movie night! Parents will also find plenty of audio- and
eBooks to add to the family’s digital library for reading time as well as tunes to amp up
the shared family music collection. As our homes get more connected, events like Digital
Day can be a great way to provide wholesome, quality entertainment that everyone can
access and enjoy!

We hope these tips help you get the most out of Amazon Digital Day on December
30th. Remember to check amazon.com/digitalday for details, download the Amazon app to your device in advance, and most importantly, have fun!

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partern's.

Get competitive with these 3 mobile esports

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 24th, 2016
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Esports is very likely the way of the future, with events for games like League of Legends and CS:GO drawing massive crowds, while millions of others sit at home streaming tournaments or playing on their own. It may seem like all of that excitement is only happening on PC and consoles, but you would be surprised to find that there are a few popular esports on mobile, too, and the field is growing.

New SteamWorld game expected to arrive in 2017

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 23rd, 2016
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SteamWorld creators Image & Form are kicking off their 20th year by releasing a new SteamWorld game in the coming months. In the latest episode of Image & Form's video series, The Engine Room, Julius andBrjánn tease that there are exciting things in store for 2017.

Command & Conquer designer Lou Castle on RTS games and War Commander: Rogue Assault

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 23rd, 2016
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Louis Castle's title as industry veteran is well earned, having played a major role in shaping the real time strategy (RTS) genre by creating the unforgettableCommand & Conquerseries. Now Castle is onto something new withWar Commander: Rogue Assault, a massively multiplayer RTS on iOS and Anroid. The free-to-play game offers wait-free base building, direct unit control, and sprawling maps to explore, either solo or with alliances.

We talked to Lou about his path to the mobile scene, his thoughts on the state of RTS games today, and how his latest game,War Commander: Rogue Assaulthopes to innovate and influence the genre on mobile platforms.

Become the richest beekeeper in casual clicker game Honey Beellionaire

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 23rd, 2016
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If you’re a fan of incremental clickers, then you should be buzzing about the latest app from indie studio Eper Apps.

The aim of the game in Honey Beellionaire is simple – gather as many gold coins as possible by tapping the magic flowers at each location. However, you don’t have to do all the work yourself. You’ve got a whole hive of bees happy to help out. These buzzing buddies of yours will busy themselves gathering coins whether you’re tapping the screen or not. Look out for the Butterbee, who will occasionally fly by with a box of bonuses in hand - you can nab it with a simple tap.

What does a beekeeper do with all that gold? Well, with your well-earned riches, you can buy upgrades for your hives, as well as hatch new and improved varieties of bees. As you complete tasks and progress through the game, you’ll unlock new locations to gather gold in. You can also compete with other players to top the global leaderboard.

The games graphics are cute and colourful, and the gameplay itself can be as casual as you want – you can tap away or let your bees do all the work. Close the app and your bees will continue to gather gold for you, so you can relax and worry about other things.

If you’re looking for a new incremental clicker, Honey Beellionaire is available for free from the App Store and Google Play.

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partners.

Pokémon GO was the most influential app of 2016

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 23rd, 2016
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Pokémon GO
is certainly not without its problems, but there's no denying the incredible impact it left on the past year. Upon release, the game stirred up a phenomenon few had seen before in mobile gaming. Pokémon GO smashed records in a dozen ways. Trainers walked a combined 8.7 billion kilometers -- enough to reach Pluto. Just think of the amazing advances we'd make in space travel if we could somehow harness that dedication! Pokémon GO shook things up in a big way this year, but it now faces an uncertain future. In this time of reflection before the new year, let's take a look back at the ways Pokémon GO left its mark.

The first two RollerCoaster Tycoon games go mobile in RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 23rd, 2016
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I hope you weren't hoping to sleep this weekend, because it's time to revisit those long nights of the late '90s and early 2000s with RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic. It's a blend of the first two games in the franchise with 95 scenarios to play through.

5 perfect virtual stocking stuffers

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 23rd, 2016
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It's coming down to the wire, but maybe you just need a few more things to flesh out your your holiday gift stockpile before you send them out to loved ones. You don't have to brave the Christmas Eve traffic to do it, though. Instead, why not give the wonderful gift of an app? They come in all sorts and sizes, and there's surely something to suit even the pickiest of acquaintances. Here are few premium apps that also happen to make perfect gifts.

3 apps to help you track your esports teams

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 21st, 2016
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The esports industry has been making huge leaps forward within the past few year, so if you haven’t joined in on the action yet, now is a great time to do so. These apps will help you make the transition into this exciting new hobby, though they’re also excellent resources for established fans looking to track their teams on the go.

The best word games like Word Cookies!

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 21st, 2016
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If you’re not sick of cookies yet (if that’s even a thing), you might want to try out Word Cookies!, a delicious word game that has you picking words out of trays of freshly baked cookies. It’s a good challenge, but also surprisingly relaxing. If you love word games, you can’t do wrong by trying. Or maybe you’re already a tried and true Word Cookies! veteran ready to branch out into something new. Word games are not uncommon on the app store, so we’ve narrowed down five of the best to help you get your fix.

Get ready to for some finger tapping fun, Dulp has just received a brand new update

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 20th, 2016

Great news for anyone who loved Nexx Studio’s 1 touch arcade game, Dulp – 1 year after its launch it’s back with a vengeance and packing a brand new update.

Initially released in November last year, the game hit the ground running and proved to be a big hit. Sitting proudly at the top of Google Play’s top free arcade games in its first month of release, as well as raking in the top 5 in 3 more “top free games” lists, Dulp earned itself achievement after achievement.

While the premise is pretty simple – observe the pattern of the individual rings, and carefully fire missiles to destroy the rotating wheel, it’s not stopped the devs from jamming in loads more cool features.

Jump into the endless game mode and play to your hearts content with an extra 120 shiny new ones to beat. It’s not all just about adding more levels and entertainment though as the developers have also looked to make the game more accessible for everyone with a new colour blind setting so that those of you who suffer from the condition won’t have to miss out on the fun.

But by no means did the devs stop there. In the newest version of the game you’ll also see a brand new UI design, an updated gameplay and colour scheme, improved general optimization, and fixtures to minor bugs in the original version.

So if you’re a fan of arcade games and are looking for your next app addiction, Dulp could just be the game you’re looking for.

Dulp is available to download right now from the App Store and Google Play.

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MU Origin gets a brand new holiday-themed update

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 20th, 2016
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The weather outside is frightful, and unfortunately so is the slew of “Christmas” updates. Sure enough there’s one or two that hit the mark but then there are the ones that we’d rather have stayed under the tree.

Fortunately for all you fans of fantasy adventure, MU Origin (the popular MMORPG hit) has just received a Christmas update that’s worthy of the festive season.

The new “Companion and Wings” update does exactly what the name suggests, bringing both a new companion system and a new means of spreading those wings a little more with Roch and Griffin souls.
The new companion system allows you to form an alliance with another player - growing and gaining strength in battle through special companion activities such as the Companion Dungeon. Companionships can be formed between any classes of character and offers the added perk of picking up Companion Buffs.

It’s not just Companion Buff that’s on offer though. The new Roch and Griffin souls will enable players with Tier 6 wings or above to unlock their Wings full potential. On top of that, the update brings a cool new feature called Transmutation, where you can upgrade your equipment to lengths far beyond its original Tier would allow.

And in the season of good will, Webzen have a nice treat in store for you all in its latest event, starting today and ending on the 31st December. During this period, any player that logs in and plays the game will earn themselves a bounty of new items, including Condors Feather, Condor’s Flame, and Gold Spark.

MU Origin is available to download right now for free from the App Store and Google Play.

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The Holiday Update Roundup: Part 2

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 20th, 2016
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Holiday updates are the gifts that keep on giving, as evidenced by a host of even more festively-themed additions to many popular mobile games. If Part 1 of our list didn’t do the trick, why not try one of these games instead? Each game is distinct from the other, but they all bring heaps of holiday cheer.

Tiny Rails Guide: How to keep chugging along

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 20th, 2016


Tiny Rails is a pleasant little train management sim that sees you cruising from city to city in your very own locomotive. For the most part, the game is pretty hands-off as you wait to reach your destination and adjust your train’s cargo and supplies. It takes some doing, though, especially when you have to keep passengers happy and maintain your budget. Here are a few tips to keep your own railway running smoothly.

Hill Climb Racing 2 Beginner's Guide: How to pop wheelies and power through

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 17th, 2016



Hill Climb Racing
is back with an even more popular sequel that’s been climbing hills of its own in the App Store. It’s a lot of muddy, physics-heavy racing that is incredibly satisfying, although there is a strategic element required, especially when playing against human opponents. Use these tips to help you get ahead.