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Hero Academy 2 review

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By Campbell Bird on January 18th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: HEARTHSTONE ACADEMY
Hero Academy 2’s inspirations are so clear that it can be a little hard to enjoy.
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Why doesn't mobile gaming have its own Overwatch League?

Posted by Harry Slater on January 15th, 2018

The Overwatch League is a pretty big deal. It's an attempt to really push eSports into the mainstream, by turning them into, well, regular sports. But slightly less sweaty. It's a lavish affair with teams from all around the world, and more fanfare than your average LAN party.

Now, currently mobile dominates the world in terms of revenue share. It accounts for just over 40% of all the money spent on games. That's the biggest single slice of the pie, and around ten percent more than console gaming makes. So why doesn't mobile gaming have its own Overwatch League?

148Apps's best games of 2017 - Campbell's List

Posted by Campbell Bird on December 29th, 2017
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Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: CONTINUED HEXCELLENCE :: Read Review »

2017 was a great year... for games at least. Putting together list of 10 of the best mobile games out there was somehow even harder than it was last year. After playing 350+ games this year and reviewing 213 of them for 148Apps though, I've somehow been able to put together a list of ten games that were my absolute favorites from this year. Check them out below.

Everything you need to know about Hearthstone's new expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 6th, 2017
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Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: PERFECTLY (WAR)CRAFTED :: Read Review »

Some of the biggest news coming out of Blizzcon 2017 this past weekend was the announcement of the newest Hearthstone expansion, Kobolds and Catacombs. It's the latest addition to the game following the Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion that launched this past summer. There's a lot of info floating around out there, so we've gone and gathered up everything you can expect from Kobolds and Catacombs right here in one nifty article.

4 of the best Halloween updates for mobile games

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 19th, 2017



Halloween is certainly one of our favorite times for mobile game updates. Many popular titles celebrate this spooky season with fun festivities that can stretch from one week to even the whole month. As we draw closer and closer to Halloween, we'll clue you in on the best Halloween updates on the App Store. Here are four of the best thus far.

Faeria The Adventure Pouch: Oversky review

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By Campbell Bird on August 21st, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: CONTINUED HEXCELLENCE
The Adventure Pouch: Oversky is Faeria at its best yet.
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Knights of the Frozen Throne is Hearthstone's next expansion

Posted by Jessica Famularo on July 8th, 2017
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In a complete turnaround from this spring's Jungles of Un'Goro, Blizzard has announced Knights of the Frozen Throne, the next Hearthstone expansion. This expansion travels to icier climes and embraces Blizzard's undead villains.

Blizzard is looking to hire a mobile dev for a potential new project

Posted by Matthew Kim on April 24th, 2017

A new thread on the popular video game rumor forum, NeoGAF, uncovered an interesting job listing over at Blizzard Entertainment. It appears the studio behindStarCraft, World of WarCraft, Hearthstone,andOverwatch is looking to bring on a new hire with mobile experience.

The Elder Scrolls: Legends review

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By Campbell Bird on April 3rd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: NOT SO LEGENDARY
Bethesda's Hearthstone competitor is solid, but looks and feels a little flat.
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Hearthstone celebrates the upcoming Journey to Un'Goro with daily rewards

Posted by Jessica Famularo on March 27th, 2017
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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.

Faeria review

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By Campbell Bird on March 23rd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: CONTINUED HEXCELLENCE
Faeria is an excellent game if you have room in your life for a new CCG.
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Hearthstone celebrates Diablo's 20th anniversary

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 29th, 2016
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Diablo celebrates its 20th anniversary on December 31, and Blizzard is planning on going all out to commemorate the occassion with a series of events in a number of Blizzard games. Diablo, over its long lifespan, has cemented itself as one of the most iconic games in industry history. Fans will be treated to special content and limited-time items in Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, Starcraft II, World of Warcraft, Diablo II, and, of course, Hearthstone to commemorate the event.

Get competitive with these 3 mobile esports

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 24th, 2016
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Esports is very likely the way of the future, with events for games like League of Legends and CS:GO drawing massive crowds, while millions of others sit at home streaming tournaments or playing on their own. It may seem like all of that excitement is only happening on PC and consoles, but you would be surprised to find that there are a few popular esports on mobile, too, and the field is growing.

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes and 3 other ultra-addictive CCGs

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 20th, 2016
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Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: A FAIR DEAL :: Read Review »

CCGs, or collectible trading card games, have pretty much taken over mobile games at this point. Everyone's jumping on the bandwagon, and who could blame them? CCGs are fun for players and hugely profitable for developers and publishers. There's a wide array of CCGs devoted to beloved pop culture franchises, so of course a Plants vs. Zombies iteration was bound to pop up.Plants vs. Zombies Heroes isn't just another marketing ploy, though. Underneath the fun PvZ illustrations you're used to is a heavy duty card game that actually requires quite a bit of strategy to master.

But maybe you've already mastered it, and are looking for the next challenge. Look no further--we've drawn up a list of four other excellent CCGs to kill your time.

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes review

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By Campbell Bird on October 19th, 2016
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: A FAIR DEAL
Plants vs. Zombies takes on Hearthstone in a way that is endearing and surprisingly fun.
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