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.
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?
Deals, deals, deals. We're all about a good bargain here on 148Apps, and luckily this was another fine week in App Store discounts. There's a big board game sale happening right now, and a few fine indies are still discounted through the weekend. You'll regret missing out on some of these sales, but we're here to help. Here are the best discounts in iOS games right now.
It's been quite the week, but now that all of that business is out of the way, it's time to hunker down with some of the excellent games that were released over the past few days. There's a fair few to help you relax in your down time or if you're travelling out and about and need some distraction. Let's get to it.
It was only a matter of time before The Elder Scrolls got its own collectible card game, especially given the success of games like Hearthstone and Gwent. The Elder Scrolls: Legends is that CCG, pulling lore from Bethesda's famed RPG series in this new portable competitive game. Legends is now out on iPad worldwide, with an Android version to follow in the future.
Robot Circus launched Ticket to Earth as part of the App Store's indie games event last week. If you're not quite digging the space operatics Mass Effect: Andromeda is serving up, you'll be pleased to know that there's a surprising alternative on mobile.
You’re always a hop, skip, and a jump away from a fiery death in Temple Jump, a new platformer-cum-endless runner from Nexx Studio. It’s out now on both iOS and Android if you’re an adventurer seeking treasure in a crumbling, pixel-laden temple.
You play as an adorable “jumper” blob, and there are 33 to collect in all, each with their own distinct design and personality. Guide your jumper through the perilous temple in a quest for the many sparkling gems scattered throughout its cavernous halls. Simply hold your thumb on the screen to charge up a jump and release to fall back to the next platform.
The action plays out across 12 challenge mode levels, though uncovering golden wings teleports you to alternative game modes. Once you can dodge Temple Jump’s many spike traps, falling platforms, and jumping fire balls, you can give endless mode a go. Challenge yourself to see how far you can make it through the temple before inevitably meeting your doom. Be on the lookout for a hidden bonus level, too.
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Sunless Sea, Failbetter Games' dark and gloomy sea explorer, sets sail for the iPad tomorrow. Ahead of the game's launch, Failbetter took to Twitter to discuss what will be different in the mobile version of the game. Many of the changes make navigation and battle much easier when relying on touch controls. Let's take a look, shall we?
Niantic is back with a new festival for dedicated Pokémon GO collectors. The Water Festival officially kicks off today at 1 P.M. PDT and runs through March 29. Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, and their assorted evolved forms will be appearing at greater rates during the course of the event. That's excellent news for folks who still haven't managed to snag a Gyarados quite yet.
Bean's Quest is a new take on both the classic platformer and the endless runner, and it's free on the App Store for the time being. Instead of running constantly, you can't stop jumping. That adds a surprising new level of challenge to the game, especially at later levels. Let's walk through how to truly master Bean's Quest as a newcomer.
Our last Bit City guide covered the basics. Now it's time to get into some of the more advanced techniques. In the later cities, cash flow becomes much more difficult, so you'll want to develop some strategies if you want to complete each level. We have a few tips to help you out.
Super Tank Rumbleputs you in the seat of your very own, handcrafted tank. You can choose from over 100 different parts to create your Super Tank before taking it out to wreak havoc on your opponents in glorious PVP combat.
Now, Smilegate is upping the ante with a new update that’s packing even more power, with new weapons, bug fixes, and general gameplay enhancements.
You can now add four new weapons to your tank’s arsenal. Equip it with a Power Saw capable of cutting through the sturdiest armor. Or perhaps a Dual Cannon is more your speed. Use it to shoot at enemy tanks rapid fire. Still, maybe you’d prefer a Small Mortar that can cause massive destruction at range, or even better yet, a Guided Missile that seeks out enemies on its own.
Smilegate has also made efforts to balance the gameplay to make the battles even more tactical and tense. Show off your new strategies and share your battle replays with the Super Tank Rumblecommunity. You can now share your tank’s Blueprints, too, or if you need some inspiration, you can check out other players’ Blueprints.
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Mass Effect: Andromeda arrives this coming Tuesday and people are getting understandably antsy. There's a whole weekend standing between us and a brand new Bioware adventure. What's a geek to do? Well, you could certainly give these fine mobile space operas a try. They've got beautiful worlds to explore and are some of the best video game experiences around.
The App Store has been running a pretty spectacular promotion of indie games over the past few days, featuring a selection of indie games quite prominently on the storefront while releasing a brand new indie game each day. The promotion is running until Monday, but Apple's come out to say that they'll continue to feature indie games in their own section moving forward.
As the week winds down, let's take a look at all of the lovely games that launched in the promotion thus far. There's a good mix of fast-paced arcade hits, RPGs, roguelikes, puzzlers, and more.
Here in the U.S., we've completed our admittedly stupid ritual of moving the clocks forward an hour as Daylight Saving Time began this week. You still might be recovering from that lost hour of sleep (time travel is an odd thing, isn't it?), so the last thing you want to think about is cleaning. But now that the sun is staying out longer it's very well time to start preparing for spring cleaning. No one ever actually wants to do chores, but these handy apps should at least help streamline the process.