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Saddle Up Cowboy - Dice Town Rides onto the App Store

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 20th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Matagot has brought a faithful reproduction of the fun board game, Dice Town, to iOS.

In Dice Town Mobile you'll be squaring off against your friends in a dice-driven poker match that will nab you gold, land, and cash. Of course you'll have to watch out as everyone is also going to be trying to steal each others winnings. The game plays up to four players, but you can substitute with AIs.

You can download Dice Town Mobile for $3.99 right now.

Titans Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on February 10th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: STYLISH BUT BASIC
Titans is a stylish but overly simple card battler that's more about collecting than battling.
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Super Drop Jam Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on December 15th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: FLEETING DISTRACTION
Match up corresponding numbered tiles and quickly in this fun, if sometimes too simple, score chaser.
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Pair Solitaire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on November 24th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: ADDICTIVE. SO ADDICTIVE
Welcome to your new 'five more minutes, oh no, why is it dark outside' addiction.
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Fantasy Solitaire Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad only
By Jennifer Allen on November 20th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CLASSY CARD PLAYING
Fantasy Solitaire doesn't deviate from the standard Klondike Solitaire path, but it looks darn stylish.
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Want a Free Booster Pack for Pokemon TCG Online? Yeah You Do.

Posted by Rob Rich on October 7th, 2014
iPad App - Designed for iPad only
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: HOW IT SHOULD BE :: Read Review »

Pokemon TCG Online marks the first official release of a Pokemon game on iOS, and our initial impressions have been rather positive to boot. No doubt many of you have already begun building your decks and hunting for rare cards - and if it's indeed cards you're after, then we have a treat for you.

We've gotten our mitts on a special code available only for 148Apps readers, which can be redeemed in-game (across all versions) for a free booster pack - and reading this makes you a 148Apps reader, so hurray for you! This random booster may include cards from a number of recent expansions, such as Black & White - Legendary Treasures, XY, XY - Flashfire, or XY - Furious Fists.

Just input the code 148APPS-PLAYS-POKEMON-TCGO (valid for 1 use per game account) and you're all set. But don't dawdle - the code will expire this Friday, October 10.

If you haven't downloaded Pokemon TCG Online yet, you can grab it off the App Store now for free. Oh, and let us know if you get anything good!

Card Dungeon Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Brittany Vincent on October 2nd, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: DUNGEON OF CARDS
Card Dungeon is a delightful riff on the hackneyed roguelike genre.
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New Trailer For Outcast Odyssey, A New Kind of Card Battler

Posted by Jennifer Allen on July 25th, 2014

Out this Fall is a new kind of card battle game: Outcast Odyssey. From This Means WAR! developer Magic Pixel Games, and Bandai Namco, you'll be able to explore and discover new worlds, fight various foes, and take on a number of quests.

There'll be guilds to join too, so you can tag along with friends!

Set to offer hundreds of cards to collect and evolve, Outcast Odyssey is set for release later this year. Check out the teaser trailer to get an idea of what else to expect.

Pyramid Solitaire Saga Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 7th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: FREEMIUM SOLITAIRE
The popular Facebook card game comes to iOS and it's a fun if restrictive ride.
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PAX East 2014 - Toy Rush is a Cute Mash-Up of Tower Defense, Offense, and Card Collection

Posted by Rob Rich on April 14th, 2014

We took a look at Toy Rush at PAX Prime back in September, and spent some time with its Canadian release, but now the waiting is almost over.

In case you missed our previous coverage (shame on you), Toy Rush is a combination of tower defense and tower offense, with players collecting cards from packs in order to earn toys to send after other players or to earn new defensive towers. 50 solo missions will also be available so that players may hone their skills, and there will be daily challenges to complete for bonus rewards, but the real point behind all of it is to take on your friends in glorious toy-based combat.

Toy Rush should be coming to the US App Store next month for free.

Words & Cards Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 26th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: POKER WORDS
Make poker cards and create words in this fun mix of two popular competitive genres.
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SolForge Updated to Include Major Expansion Called Rise of the Forgeborn

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 24th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: FORGE YOUR DECK :: Read Review »

Stone Blade Entertainment has updated its iOS trading game SolForge. The expansion adds in new cards, changes to the tournament and store systems, and a new mechanism called card forging.

Stone Blade chief Jusin Gary says, "new content is the lifeblood of any successful collectible game. We’re excited for our players to experience our first large expansion set, and hope they all have as much fun playing with the new cards as we had making them!”

We reviewed the game in the Fall of last year, and mostly enjoyed it.

The updated version of SolForge is available on the App Store for free.

Third-Person Shoot-Em-Up The Collectables Arrives for iOS

Posted by Tre Lawrence on March 24th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: MERCENARY INDEED :: Read Review »

The Collectables, the cheeky yet realistic fruit of a collaboration between Crytek and DeNA, is live on the App Store.

In this hybridized third-person romp, players get to work as a group of upgradeable mercenaries while fighting against a ruthless enemy. The game sports rich graphics, a card system tactical combat, jungle scenery, and plenty of explosions.

“Crytek managed to do the unthinkable and integrate their remarkable CRYENGINE technology into the company’s first free-to-play mobile game,” said Barry Dorf, head of strategic partnerships at DeNA. “The Collectables is a visually stunning and explosive gameplay experience that pushes the boundaries of what can be achieved on mobile devices.”

The Collectables is available for free (with option in-app purchases) on the App Store.

Card Hunter to Arrive on iPad Later This Year

Posted by Stephen Hall on March 20th, 2014

Card Hunter, which is a well-known and well-liked collectible card game playable in-browser, will be making its way to the iPad later this year according to the game's producer Joe McDonagh. The game primarily features the standard deck-building and tactical maneuvering of many digital card games, but throws in a game board and a delightful aesthetic to make it an awesome tabletop game.

McDonagh and his team from Blue Manchu Games - the developers of the flash version - will be working with newly founded indie studio Dropforge Games, which is stationed in Seattle. Pocket Tactics got in touch with McDonagh regarding when we should expect to see the port of Card Hunter come to life. “We’re not announcing a release date yet but this is not a an epic development project,” he said.

Keep your eye out; we'll let you know when Card Hunter makes it to iPad.

CloudMagic Cards Seamlessly Pairs Email to Your Favorite Web Services

Posted by Stephen Hall on March 12th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: GREAT :: Read Review »

Email is becoming a thing of the past for many younger internet users, but for most of us it's still a critical part of our workflow. CloudMagic is already known as a decent iOS email client, but the app recently became a lot more innovative with its new "Cards" feature. The new 1.0.19 update notes boast that Cards allow you to "get all your work done without ever leaving your email."

How exactly? The video below will do a great job of explaining it, but essentially, Cards integrates your favorite internet services like Pocket, Trello, and Evernote into your email inbox. Receive a recipe to cook for dinner later? Just use the Evernote card and save it as you would if you had found that recipe online. But that's just one example; Cards is a whole lot more powerful than that.

You can get CloudMagic with its new "Cards" feature right now on the App Store for free.