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Open world pirate RPG Tempest arrives comes to shore later this month

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 6th, 2017



Pirates of the Carribbean simulator Tempest will be making landfall on both iOS and Android later this month. It's an action RPG that sets you loose on the open ocean, searching for treasure, building forts, and other pirate-y undertakings. The project is quite ambitious in scale. As the captain of your own vessel, the sky really is the limit.

To the Moon lands on mobile in May

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 6th, 2017



It's been an amazing few weeks for mobile indie games, and that trend is continuing asTo the Moonarrives on iOS and Android in May. It's a solo indie project made in RPG Maker, but the game has made waves for its emotional impact and fine storytelling.

Win a brand-new iPad thanks to Fluffy Fairy Games!

Posted by 148Apps Staff on April 4th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

In the search for mining supremacy, only one can tower above all else, metaphorically speaking.

To celebrate the release of Idle Miner Tycoon, we're giving away a special prize in association with the developer Fluffy Fairy Games.

One lucky winner will win a new iPad in Space gray (32GB).

Idle Miner Tycoon is all about productivity build a mining organisation, upgrade equipment and workers, and then watch the money pour in.

Manage and create up to 10 mines and collect several resources like ruby, coal and gold.

You can download Idle Miner Tycoon from Google Play or the App Store now.

It's time to put your skills to the test and find out if you have what it takes to earn Billions!

How to enter

To give yourself a chance of winning, simply follow @PocketGamer on Twitter, and RT the following tweet:



You've got until 3pm GMT on Tuesday April 11th to enter the competition, which is open to readers worldwide. Good luck!

Competition rules

  • The competition closes on Tuesday April 11th 2017, at 3pm GMT, and no entries will be accepted after this date.
  • The winner will be notified by Twitter shortly after the closing date of the competition - make sure you are following @PocketGamer so your account can receive direct messages.
  • The competition is open to readers worldwide.
  • Pocket Gamer parent company Steel Media's decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the winners of the competition.
  • By entering, you agree to the official rules and Steel Media's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Monument Valley developers launch a new mindfulness app

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 4th, 2017




Monument Valley developers ustwo have a new app out for iOS, though it might not be quite what you're expecting. Rather than a cerebral puzzle game, their latest project, in collaboration with Danish wellness company PauseAble, is a mindfulness tool. Sway allows you to relax and focus no matter where you are. Here's how it works.

Gangstar New Orleans beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 4th, 2017



The Gangstar series made its return last week, serving up more GTA-esque open world antics. As you might have guessed, the game travels to New Orleans, where you turn to a life of crime in the deep south. With the game's expansive city, there are plenty of opportunities to stir up some trouble, but really making your name in the bayou's underbelly requires a certain level of finesse. Fortunately we're here to help you as you take your first steps to becoming a criminal mastermind.

The best new games we played this week

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 31st, 2017



The indie excitement earlier this month has died down for the most part, but there were still a number of fun new games out this week, including some exciting mobile exclusive entries of famed video game franchises. This week we tried out an open-world GTA-inspired title, a pretty puzzler, and two mobile entries from some familiar big names. Quite a few surprises snuck their way onto the list this week, showing that you can find quality in the most unexpected places. Let's take a closer peek.

The best deals on the App Store this weekend

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 31st, 2017

It's the weekend, which hopefully means blissful free time to devote to games, games, and more games. The App Store has quite a few discounts running through this weekend that you would be sorry to miss. There are some more experimental indie games that are completely free for the next few days, and Asmodee is still running their discount on a number of their digital board games. Let's explore, shall we?

Dynasty Warriors: Unleashed arrives on mobile today

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 30th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

No one does mindless hack and slash quite like a Musou game. What's more fun than single-handedly chopping your way through hundreds of enemies? Now, for the first time ever, that unrivaled experience goes mobile with Dynasty Warriors: Unleashed. It's the Dynasty Warriors you know and love, with the same over-the-top action, but this time it's been designed with touch controls in mind.

Crash of Cars beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 30th, 2017

Crash of Cars is a fun new entry in the realm of multiplayer beat 'em ups. It's basically bumper cars off the rails -- players drive around in vehicles of their choosing -- anything from a mini-van to the weinermobile in all of its glory -- smashing into and shooting at their opponents. It's good, silly fun.

Dynasty Blades new update introduces a new hero and much more

Posted by 148Apps Staff on March 30th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Sharpen your weapons -- Dynasty Blades is back with new and improved hack n’ slash stylings. The Romance of the Three Kingdoms-inspired action MMORPG introduces a bunch of fun new features in its latest update.

For the uninitiated, Dynasty Blades allows you to create your own legendary hero before sending them into battle against leagues of enemy fighters. It’s a game of fast-paced action, as you create combos in feats of strength and military might.

The latest update, version 2.3, introduces a new hero in the form of Zhang He, one of the Five Generals of Wei. Zhang He is a mage that controls the power of fire.

If slinging fireballs doesn’t excite you, perhaps you’ll be happier to learn that Dynasty Blades is also introducing mounts in today’s update. Now you can ride into battle astride a horse, tiger, jaguar, or many other beasties that can also give you helpful stat buffs.

Two new weekly events are being added to the game’s calendar, as well. The Drop & Exchange event will boost the likelihood you’ll receive rare items for clearing a stage, while the Treasure Plunder event allows you to enter a lottery for some truly excellent prizes.

All told, that’s a pretty hefty update. On top of the fresh content, Dynasty Blades is getting a few system tweaks to ensure the game runs smoothly. Among them, you’ll be able to buy back lost resources from the day before for a small sum of gold or diamonds.

If you want to see what all of the excitement is about, you can find Dynasty Blades on both iOS and Android.

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

Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy arrives on iOS in April

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 30th, 2017


Telltale will be releasing their rendition of Guardians of the Galaxy later this month. The first episode, Tangled Up in Blue, features familiar faces including Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket, Gamora, and Drax. If the first episode's title is any indication, Guardians of the Galaxy's video game debut will also be featuring the iconic soundtrack many fans have come to expect from this particular Marvel franchise.

Tom Clancy's ShadowBreak is a real-time sniper shooter arriving later this year

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 29th, 2017

Ubisoft is treating Tom Clancy fans to the series' very first mobile-exclusive game in ShadowBreak, a real-time, multiplayer shooter in which players snipe at enemies in fast-paced tactics-driven combat.

Power Rangers: Legacy Wars beginner's guide

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 28th, 2017

Rita Repulsa is back, but this time she's invading your mobile phone in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars. What looks to be a straightforward beat 'em up is actually a tough-as-nails multiplayer strategy game that requires some deft tactical maneuvering. We have a few tips to help you on your way.

Hearthstone celebrates the upcoming Journey to Un'Goro with daily rewards

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 27th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: PERFECTLY (WAR)CRAFTED :: Read Review »


Hearthstone gets a new expansion, Journey to Un'Goro, in a little over a week, and they'll be welcoming the Year of the Mammoth, the next season, at the same time. There's a lot to be excited about, so Blizzard is celebrating in kind. Players will be treated to a host of daily rewards in the days leading up to Journey to Un'Goro'release. Here's what you can expect.

4 smart and stylish puzzle games like TypeShift

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 27th, 2017
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: TERRIFIC TYPOGRAPHY :: Read Review »


TypeShift launched a little over a week ago, offering some puzzling new challenges for word nerds equipped with an iOS device. Created by Zach Gage, the mind behind Spelltower, TypeShift boasts, like its predecessor, a sleak design and some very smart puzzles. TypeShift isn't alone though. If you're looking for more slick mobile puzzle games, why not try one of these other games?