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The top 3 best idle games for iPhone and iPad

Posted by Harry Slater on January 16th, 2019

Sometimes you want to play a game where you don't really have to do anything. Don't worry, we're not here to judge you, we're exactly the same. We love some action when we're in the right mood, but sometimes we want something a little more chill - something that lets us turn our brains off when we pick it up. Which is why we've written this list of our three favorite idle games for iOS.

These are the games that really got under our skin, be it because of the compulsion loops they generate, or the simple fact that they're a brilliant slice of distracting fun. Obviously, with this being a short list, there's a good chance that you're not going to see some of the games you'd pick on it. That's cool though, we'd still love to hear about them, so let us know what they are in the comments section at the bottom of the article.

And if that wasn't enough, you can smash a click right here to check out all of the other amazing lists we've been creating over the last few months. Each one of them will reveal some new aspect of mobile gaming to you, so it's well worth taking the time to read them all. Well, we would say that, but anyway, on with the list.

The top 5 best games for iPhone and iPad coming out next week - December 14th

Posted by Harry Slater on December 14th, 2018

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Every time Friday rolls around here at 148Apps, we like to make sure you're au fait with the awesome digital gaming experiences that are going to land on the App Store over the upcoming seven days. Or, in less florid language, we tell you the top 5 games for iPhone and iPad that are coming out next week.

Because we're kind we also include pre-order links for all of the games, where available, to ensure that you're only ever a few clicks away from being ready for an amazing few days of play. If you're looking for games you can play now though, check out our list of the best games that came out this week.

If you think we've missed anything out, then do let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the article. Or, alternatively, let us know which of the games you're most excited about.

The top 4 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - December 13th

Posted by Harry Slater on December 13th, 2018

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It's Thursday, which means it's time for us to take a look at the very best games that are now available on the App Store. We've trawled the new releases and picked what we think are the top games for iPhone and iPad that came out over the last seven days. We've got shooters, puzzlers, a platformer that might make you punch strangers, and a classic tale of exploration and family ties.

If you think we've missed anything in our round-up do be sure to let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the article. And if you want to check out all the other awesome lists we've been creating here at 148Apps, all you have to do is click on this link here.

Now, without any further ado, let's get to our pick of the 5 best iPhone and iPad games that you should be playing this week.

These are the top 3 games for iPhone and iPad you'll be playing next week

Posted by Harry Slater on November 16th, 2018

The end of the week has rolled around again, which means it's time for us to look forward to the games you're going to be playing over the next seven days. We've got the return of a mobile gaming legend next week, as well as a couple of other really interesting looking experiences.

And if that wasn't enough we've stuck pre-order links in so you can have the game ready to download the second it lands on the App Store. We're good like that. So good that, if you think we've missed anything and you tell us in the comments, we almost certainly won't collapse in a ball and start weeping.

If you click here you can check out all of the other lists we've made over the recent months - there's some real gems in there even if we do say so ourselves. Now though, let's check our crystal balls and see the bangers you're going to be playing in the not-too-distant future.

Here are the top 5 best iPhone games like Overwatch

Posted by Harry Slater on October 31st, 2018

Overwatch is the game that proved Blizzard can essentially do anything it wants. It's a first-person shooter with co-op elements and a MOBA twist thrown in for good measure. And it's done brilliantly both in the world of real people, and in the make-believe land of eSports, where it's one of the biggest games. But, and it's a big but, you can't get it for mobile. That's not to say that there aren't alternatives though.

Alternatives like the ones we've put together in this list. There are some games you'd expect to be there, there are games you might expect to be there, and there's the standard 148Apps left-field, "what on earth is that doing there!?!" choice as well.

Obviously if you've got your own suggestions, feel free to stick them in the comments section at the bottom of the article. And if you're interested in list-based content, click here to check out all of the other lists we've made in recent time for your reading and perusal pleasure.

Our top picks of the games coming out next week for iPhone and iPad

Posted by Harry Slater on October 26th, 2018

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It's Friday, and that means it's time for us to show you the games that you should be getting excited about playing next week. It's been a great week for releases (as you can see if you check out the games that are up for our game of the week award), and while next week isn't looking quite so shiny, there's still some impressive stuff waiting to be discovered.

And we've discovered it for you. You don't need to wander through the App Store scratching your head, because we've even included links where they're applicable so you can pre-order the game and then forget about it until you get a notification on your phone telling you that it's ready to download.

If you think we've missed anything out, then feel free to share your own suggestions in the comments at the bottom of the article. Click here to read some more of the incredible list-based content we create on the reg as well. Now, on with the games.

Here are the iPhone and iPad games you're going to be playing next week

Posted by Harry Slater on October 12th, 2018

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Friday is here again, and that can mean only one thing. Well, it actually means loads of things, but around these parts it means it's time to round-up all of the awesome iPhone and iPad games you're going to be playing in the coming seven days.

And we don't think we're putting too fine a point on it when we say that this is the best week ahead that we've had for a good long time. Seriously, look at all the amazing games that are coming out. It's going to be difficult to choose three, let alone choosing just one of them.

That's not to be mean to this week though. Click here and you'll be able to vote for your favourite release from this week's slate.

We've added pre-order links for all of the games here, so you can grab them now and not have to worry about remembering they exist in the future. Got your own suggestions? Then make sure you put them in the comments section at the bottom of the article. Let's all get excited together.

These are the top 5 iPhone games to play with friends

Posted by Harry Slater on October 10th, 2018

Playing on your own is cool, but sometimes you want to play with your friends. And if you're playing on an iPhone, that can often be a difficult process. So we thought we'd pick our favourite games on the App Store that you can play with your chums. They all need you to be in the same room, because real friends stick together.

We've got platformers, spaceship piloters, and at least one game that's going to make you laugh out loud. This isn't a definitive list, but these are the five games we've chosen because they represent different spectra of the same-place multiplayer genre.

If you've thrown your own iPhone gaming parties, and you've got some suggestions to share, then feel free to stick them in the comments section at the bottom of the article. And if you want to find out more about the games on iPhone, click here to check out the rest of our genre lists.

These are the games for iPhone and iPad that you're going to be playing next week

Posted by Harry Slater on September 28th, 2018

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Every Friday here at 148Apps we like to give you a glimpse into the future. And we do that by grabbing our crystal ball and finding out what awesome mobile games you're going to be playing on your iPhone or iPad next week.

It's looking like there's going to be something for everyone again next week, which is always good. Plus there'll be the usual surprises sneaking up on us. We can't afford to pick up a crystal ball that deals with surprises though, so until we can you're just going to have to deal with what we've got here.

If you're interested in the games that came out this week, you can click here to check out which five are up for our game of the week award. And if you click here you can read all of the awesome lists of games we've prepared for your viewing pleasure. Right then, on with the predictions.

These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week

Posted by Harry Slater on September 21st, 2018

Every Friday here at 148Apps we like to do one thing. And that one thing is make sure that you've got a really good idea of what you're going to be playing come this time next week. That's right, it's time for us to round-up the best games that are set to hit the App Store in the next seven days.

We've included links so you can preorder the games from App Store, which means you won't even have to worry about remembering these games exist, since your phone will remind you when they're live on the App Store. That's pretty cool, right?

If you know any other games that are coming out next week, then feel free to share them in the comments. That way we'll all be able to get excited about them together, which is pretty awesome. Right then, on with the games.

The top 5 best cyberpunk games for mobile

Posted by Campbell Bird on September 18th, 2018

Cyberpunk games have come and gone through the years, but CD Projekt Red’s upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 has reignited everyone’s interest in dystopian hacker worlds lately. It also got me interested in exploring the App Store to see what the best cyberpunk games on iOS are.

After a pretty exhaustive search, I have to say that there isn’t a huge pool of quality cyberpunk games on mobile. I’m not sure what the reason for this is, but it should be corrected. All you devs out there, get to making some great cyberpunk games! In the meantime, check out this list of quality cyberpunk titles that the App Store currently offers:

The top 5 best iPhone games like The Room

Posted by Harry Slater on September 18th, 2018

The Room has had a massive impact on the world of mobile gaming. Not only is it a brilliant adventure, it also shows how the touchscreen controls on your iPhone can be turned into something far more elegant and tactile than just a bunch of buttons. But what to do when you've finished playing through all four games in The Room saga?

That's why we've written this list. So that when it's time to put The Room down, you're not going to have to go cold turkey. The games on this list aren't just clones though, they build on the ideas of The Room and throw their own into the mix as well.

Obviously if you've got your own suggestions, feel free to chuck them in the comments section at the bottom of the article. And if you want to read more of the awesome lists we write on a weekly basis, you can check them out by clicking right here.

We've picked the best mobile games that you're going to be playing next week - September 14th

Posted by Harry Slater on September 14th, 2018

Where Shadows Slumber iOS screenshot - A platforming puzzle

The week is about to come to a pretty satisfying conclusion. You've got the weekend to look forward to, but after that another five days of the regular grind you have to go through to make money for games and sandwiches. If only you had something else to look forward to. Well, how about these awesome games that are going to be landing on the App Store next week?

We hope that's enough, because to be honest we don't really have anything else to offer. A hug if we ever meet? That's probably a bit too weird to be fair. Anyway, next week we've got rockets, pigs, more rockets, monkeys, and escaping from a cube, and those all sound like the sort of stuff you're going to love.

We've included pre-order links with all of the games so you can leap across to the App Store no harm no foul and make sure you're ready to receive them when they're released. And if you think we've missed anything out, feel free to let us know in the comments section all the way down there at the bottom of this here article.

It's time to pick which of these games should be our 148Apps game of the week

Posted by Harry Slater on September 13th, 2018

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How is it Thursday again? Feels like only yesterday I was typing up the last list of awesome games for you, our charming and erudite readers, to pick a game of the week from. But here we are, caught in the neverending ebb and flow of time, picking another five awesome games that have come out over the last seven days.

There are some surprises on the list, and since it's been such a good week for games on the App Store, there's a good chance that you're going to think we've missed something out. But that's life, we can't pick every game. And trust us when we say we stressed and fretted about what was going to make it onto the list until the wee small hours.

But how do you pick a winner? Well it's incredibly easy. All you need to do is leave a comment at the bottom of the article with the name of the game you'd like to win. Or you can tweet us your answer with the hashtag #148GOW, or leave as a comment on our Facebook page. It really couldn't be simpler.

If you're interested to see what other games our readers have picked as their games of the week, click here and you'll be able to find out. Or, if you'd prefer, let's get on with this week's options.

The 5 best iPhone games like Zelda

Posted by Harry Slater on September 10th, 2018

There's no denying that the Zelda games are brilliant. And there's also no denying that there isn't one of them on mobile. That might change, since Nintendo has decided to try and make the move into gaming on the go, but right now if you want a Zelda-like experience on your phone, you're going to need to look at less official channels.

So we thought we'd save you the hassle and write up a list of the five best games like Zelda for iPhone. These are games that capture the spirit of adventure of Nintendo's classic adventures. Some of them owe more to recent entries, like The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild. Others are a little more retro in feel, taking ideas from the earlier, SNES and NES iterations.

Whichever one of them you choose though, we can guarantee you're going to have a brilliant time. If you've got your own recommendations for games that scratch the Zelda itch, then let us know in the comments below. And make sure you check out all the other lists on 148Apps by clicking here.