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Game of Dice's new Mysterious Mansion map shakes up the mechanics

Posted by 148Apps Staff on April 14th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Haven't played Game of Dice in a while? Well, right now is the best time to return to it as a sizeable new update has just been released on iOS and Android.

There's a brand new map that shakes up the gameplay with a few changes to the mechanics. The Mysterious Mansion's 'Jail' and 'Crimson Aura' tiles will create a Toll increase and the location of 'Fortune's Road' has changed.

You can also now buff yourself up before a challenging game by heading on over to the new 'Goods' menu and purchasing one of over 20 equippable buffs.

Players will also be happy to discover the return of Winning Streak Mode, a former temporary event that rewards you for consecutive wins.

How to stay massive in Slither.io

Posted by Mark Brown on April 13th, 2016

So you've read our guide on becoming a plucky upstart in massively multiplayer snake simulator Slither.io. You've taken on the big boys, and you've grown fat and complacent.

Well snap out of it - you're going to need to work your sodding scales off to keep your lead and stop yourself from losing your top position. (Coincidentally, congrats on reading this while keeping one eye on your iPad).

So that's why we've got some advanced tips for staying alive while you're massive. Read on, heed our advice, and soon you'll be so big your body will take up the entire play-space and the server will crash and you'll be crowned King of Slither.io.

How to be a huge jerk in slither.io

Posted by Ric Cowley on April 12th, 2016

Unless you have the patience of a saint and the reflexes of a ninja, you're going to have a hard time becoming one of the bigger snakes on the board in slither.io.

And you may notice that some of the bigger snakes are busy destroying the competition, eating up all the dots, and, well, just generally being jerks.

Well, as the old saying goes, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. So here's a few tips on how to be just like them, if that's what you want.

How to get the right answers in Stupid Test!

Posted by Ric Cowley on April 12th, 2016

Nobody likes to feel stupid - especially when playing a game so clearly designed to trip you up as the rather aptly named Stupid Test!

But, as anyone who's tried it will tell you, nothing is as it seems here. No matter how right you think you are, you're probably wrong.

So here's a few tips to make sure you don't end up looking too stupid as you're playing and, who knows, maybe even beat the game.

How to collect every hidden character in Disney Crossy Road

Posted by Glen Fox on April 12th, 2016

There are a ton of characters to unlock inDisney Crossy Road, and they're all based on your favourite Disney IPs funnily enough.

There's old favourites fromToy Story,The Lion King, andMickey Mouseas well as (relatively) new characters fromZootropolis,Big Hero 6, andTangled. Something here for everyone, basically.

You can unlock these characters either with a gacha mechanic (using credits earned while playing to unlock a random character) or by buying them outright as an IAP. It's pretty standard stuff.

However, you may not be aware that there are a bunch of hidden characters that you can only unlock if you fulfil a certain criteria.

What criteria?! You cry out. Well, calm down as that's what this guide's all about. Read on to find out how to unlock every single hidden character inDisney Crossy Road.

How to beat superbads in Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2

Posted by Harry Slater on April 9th, 2016

You've taken down a bunch of goons, knocked the teeth out of some mini-bosses, but now you're coming to the real meat of the Marvel Avengers Alliance 2 experience - the superbads.

They're tougher, they've got some sneaky moves, and if you're not careful they're going to wipe out your carefully crafted superhero team in no time flat.

And, quite frankly, that would be an embarrassment. That's why we've put together this guide to, er, guide you through the various hurdles you're going to come across in some of Marvel Avengers Alliance 2's tougher fights.

How to win fights in Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2

Posted by Harry Slater on April 9th, 2016

So you've taken your first steps into the world of Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2, but now you're staring at the screen without a clue how to continue.

Don't you worry, we all know that with great power comes great responsibility. And we also know that every hero needs a mentor. Someone to guide them through the trickier aspects of hero-hood. Someone like148Apps.

And that's where this guide comes in. We'll show you how to get to grips with the basics of the game, and give you some hints as to how to polish up your team-ups and get the most out of your iso-8 reserves.

Is Clash Royale pay to win? How old IS Ross anyway? Tune in to episode 6 of Royal Mumble to find out!

Posted by Glen Fox on April 8th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: ROYALLY FUN :: Read Review »

Royal Mumble is back with a brand new episode in which Alex discusses his hot new deck, we discuss whether or not Clash Royale is pay to win, and we find out how old Ross is.

Who's Ross? He's our special guest today, representing the older generation and those new to Clash Royale. Be nice to him. Or not. I really don't care.

Enjoy guys - and keep shouting at us! We appreciate every comment.

Clash Royale is brought to you by Pocket Gamer and 148Apps, and you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and SoundCloud where every episode is available right now to listen and download.

It's coming soon to iTunes as well.

How to increase Style and Social Levels in Miitomo

Posted by Matt Suckley on April 7th, 2016

So you're playing Miitomo, already raking in the coins thanks to our previous guide, but you may notice two levels alongside your coin stash.

These represent Popularity and Style Level respectively, but it's not fully explained how you should go about increasing them.

But don't fret - we've got you covered. Here are some top tips for getting popular, and looking good while you do so.

Glen IS the Golem, Game Center woes, and counter attacking in Royal Mumble Episode 5

Posted by Glen Fox on April 7th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: ROYALLY FUN :: Read Review »

Royal Mumble is back with a brand new episode of Clash Royale-related bantering.

How to drive properly in Driving School 2016

Posted by Jessica Famularo on April 7th, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drive an 18-wheeler through the tiny, canal-lined streets of Amsterdam? Maybe you want to see how a school bus handles in the Alps? In that case, Driving School 2016 might just be the game you’ve been looking for.

It’s not as easy as it sounds, though. As a driving school simulator, you’ll have to pay careful attention to the rules of the road if you want to succeed. Luckily we have a few tips that’ll help you do just that.

Alex reaches Arena 6, Glen crawls for a year, and a dog is blown up in episode 4 of Royal Mumble

Posted by Glen Fox on April 6th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: ROYALLY FUN :: Read Review »

Royal Mumble - A Clash Royale podcast is back with a brand new episode in which Alex reveals all about how he reached the respectable Arena 6, Glen decides to crawl on his hands and knees for a year, and a dog gets blown up. Though not really. And there is a silver lining.

How to get Miitomo coins in Miitomo

Posted by Matt Suckley on April 6th, 2016

Miitomo may not be a game, but there are still things to achieve and collect in it.

The obvious example is Miitomo coins, which can be used to style your Mii in fresh new outfits. But how should you go about getting them?

While there's no real trick to it, there are a few simple ways in which you can alter the way you play and interact with others to increase the number of Miitomo coins you receive.

And so we, generous as we are, have run down a few of them here for you.

Check out Royal Mumble, a terrible Clash Royale-themed podcast out right now

Posted by Glen Fox on April 5th, 2016
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: ROYALLY FUN :: Read Review »

If you have a passing interest in mobile games, you're likely playing Clash Royale. Like, right now. Gah, you just let that Hog Rider smash your tower because you were too busy reading this! Amateur.

Anyway, why not supplement that insane interest in Clash Royale in a manner that's more palatable while playing. Or, in other words, listen to Royal Mumble, our brand new podcast that's dedicated to your favourite new toilet game instead.

Royal Mumble is brought to you by the most despicable cast of characters Pocket Gamer and 148Apps has to offer. That's Glen Fox, Editor of 148Apps, and Alex Rennie, one of those annoying salesmen who pester you with constant calls and email follow-ups.

He does have an amusing Mancunian accent that's reminiscent of Karl Pilkington though. Worth tuning in for that alone.

How to build the strongest empire in Total War Battles: KINGDOM

Posted by Harry Slater on April 2nd, 2016

Right, you pretty much know what you're doing in Total War Battles: KINGDOM now, but that doesn't mean you're not going to need a helping hand every now and then. And helping hands is what we're best at in these parts.

Here are some general hints and tips that should ensure you're making the most of your time in the game. If you're stuck, or in a bind, then check these out and you should soon be heading off in the right direction.

And, if you've got your own helping-out-ideas, then chuck them in the comments at the bottom of the article. It's good to get unstuck, but it's even better to help other people out when they're stuck.