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Pre-register now for epic fantasy RPG Final Blade and get yourself some exclusive items

Posted by 148Apps Staff on January 18th, 2019

Final Blade is an epic fantasy RPG that revolves around two warring nations and one extremely powerful sword. Having already found great success in Taiwan and South Korea, the developer is now bringing its acclaimed free-to-play iOS and Android title to the west. Pre-registration is open for those of you who want to get in as early as possible and maybe even earn yourself some exclusive goodies.

For those not in the know, the game contains many of the classic RPG elements that we expect and love, such as a deep levelling system, tons of lovely loot, and powerful skills that allow players to utilise their characters in new and exciting ways. And you’re certainly going to need all those skills at your disposal, as enemies have a tendency to be pretty darn tricky.

Delving into the rich backstories of the cast is one of the highlights here, as is uncovering the painstakingly detailed fantasy world that the dev team has put together. Another real point of pride for Final Blade is just how extensive and replayable an experience it is. With an adventure mode, daily dungeons, and insanely powerful raid bosses, there’s a ton of great stuff to sink your teeth into.

On top of that, the online arena and clan wars – which pit players against one another in intense battles – are sure to keep the more hardcore among us busy. Final Blade also boasts extremely detailed and colourful visuals, with some especially impressive character designs to boot.

In terms of the pre-registration gifts, you can expect a nice bundle of gold and in-game items. However, the biggest incentive is definitely the 5-star hero selection ticket, which is sure to give you the edge once the game launches. And, in a cool little twist, the more players that register, the most gifts everyone will get.

So, you can go ahead and pre-register now over on the official site to make sure that you don’t miss out on any of those great in-game rewards.

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partners

Langrisser Mobile preview - Seminal TRPG series conquers touchscreen territory

Posted by 148Apps Staff on January 14th, 2019

Langrisser Mobile is set to finally break the revolutionary TRPG franchise's 20 year silence when it finally makes its way to touchscreens the world over at the end of the month.

The original Langrisser game (known as Warsong in the west) debuted on the Sega Mega Drive in 1991 and went on to spawn sequels on SNES, PC, Sega Saturn and PlayStation 2. However, none of those sequels ever received an offical release outside of Japan, so for many western gamers Langrisser has remained an unknown entity. Until now...

Set to land on iOS and Android devices on 22nd January, Langrisser Mobile is a pocketable spinoff that aims to bring an uncompromised TRPG experience to the palm of your hand. Here’s why fans should be pumped-up about its arrival on phones and tablets.

Ambitious base builder Fleets of Heroes has arrived on Google Play

Posted by 148Apps Staff on January 7th, 2019
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Fans of base builders rejoice! The hugely ambitious Fleets of Heroes has landed on Google Play to shake up the competition with its revised take on the popular genre, and developer Inner Hero also has an all-new mode in the works.

The game, first released on the App Store, has made quite the splash recently. For those not in the know, Fleets of Heroes offers all of the base building mechanics and ideas that we know and love while also bringing intense PvP, cross-platform battle and trading, and a unique approach to combat where players can assume direct control of hero ships.

What sets the combat apart really is those hero ships. These massively powerful units offer their own unique skills and abilities, allowing you to get the edge over any opponent if you’re smart about it. Of course, the AI units can also be directed, but the hero ships grant the game a more tactical edge.

Tactical, fast-paced base builder Fleets of Heroes flies to iOS

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 20th, 2018

Taking place in a vast and ruthless galaxy, Fleets of Heroes for iOS is a highly ambitious base builder that looks to shake up the genre while simultaneously being one of the most compelling games of its type.

Developer Inner Hero has spent some time looking at other base builders to determine exactly what works and what doesn’t. So the game is perhaps best described as a revised take on the genre, where classic mechanics are instilled with thrilling new force.

Like any good base builder, you’ll be spending your time unlocking, building, and upgrading multiple structures that all have their own unique purpose, such as development, resource, and defence buildings.

This one also demands some amount of forethought and strategy as you attempt to successfully connect all developed buildings to the power grid for optimal results. Designing the ultimate base might be a sizeable challenge itself, but let’s not forget that you’re also going to have to defend it – perhaps by use of a few turrets or traps?

Space battles are fast and furious, demanding strategic choices be made as you go. You’ll often have to decide which of the hero ships are best suited to your situation, and – when used effectively – these ships can be controlled to alter the course of battle entirely.

And for those of you who love to customize and play around with abilities, upgrades, and loadouts with millions of potential setups, Fleets of Heroes absolutely has you covered. Oh, and if your base is starting to feel a little lonely, there’s the option to relocate to another site in a completely different part of the galaxy.

The game also features a robust trading system that allows you to buy and sell resources with anyone, anywhere. Of course, you’ll be able to ally with other players by joining their federation or creating your own.
PvP is a great way to play, and – thankfully – you’ll get to keep your well-earned resources even if you lose. And with weekly tournaments, there are always plenty of reasons to keep coming back for more.

Be sure to try the game right away, because, for the first 7 days (until December 27th), you can also get for free a promo booster pack of resources and equipment, with a value of more than $2.00.

So if Fleets of Heroes sounds like your type of out of this world delight, you can nab it over on the App Store for free.

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partners

Bold new changes are coming to award-winning ARPG Dragon Project

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 19th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Dragon Project has big plans for the holiday season, with plenty of new content and another exciting partnership with Razer. The action RPG from goGame is making bold moves in the month of December, and you won’t want to miss any of it. To help you keep up with all the good things, here’s an overview of what you can expect from the game in the coming weeks.

The game has added Global Exclusive Features that has made your life in Dragon Project that much more convenient. New add-ins like the Auto Battle feature allow players to farm for crucial materials much more quickly.

E.V.A.L. is an infinite runner with a twist, and it’s just raced onto iOS devices

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 19th, 2018
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

A new infinite runner has sprinted onto iOS devices and this one dares to be different. E.V.A.L is the world's first drawing-based action runner.

The game is set in a world where a rogue antagonist intelligence system called Existence vs. Annihilation Logic (E.V.A.L.) has been tasked with evaluating whether mankind is ready for the future. You’ll take part in these clinical tests on behalf of the entire species.

MU Origin gives players a new update to unwrap this Christmas

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 18th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

’Twas a week before Christmas, when all through Lorencia, not a creature was stirring, except your pet Garuda… all thanks to the new Pet Awake system. which allows you to awaken your MU Origin pets’ hidden potential.

There are three types of elemental power to unlock and enhance: Fire & Lightning, Earth & Ice and Wind & Water. Each will give your pets an attack boost, but you can only access Pet Awake once you complete the main quest ‘Seeking Peace’ after Rebirth 10 Level 20. Then it’s a case of choosing which type of power for which pet. Once you’ve done this, you’ll need to pick up various elemental essences from shops across the land to increase your pets’ damage and penetration.

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

Posted by Harry Slater on December 14th, 2018

Renaissance of Evil Screenshot - Some of the art from the game's App Store page

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.

Munchkin.io ends 2018 in style with a new class introduction and Google award

Posted by 148Apps Staff on December 7th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

While it can sometimes seem like we are drowning in a sea of battle royale games, few struggle to actually deliver the kind of fun and frantic experience you’d expect from a refined entry in the genre. Well step aside from those other games because Munchkin.io continues to go from strength to strength, by adding a new character class and also being named by Google as one of the best indie games of the year and being globally featured in the Google Play Store starting from today.

To get anyone unfamiliar with Meerkatgames’ take of real-time battle royale genre, Munchkin.io is thought of as the lighter alternative to Fortnite and PUBG. The game prides itself on being lighter and more accessible than most other you’ll see, featuring an eclectic cast of character classes that can level up, learn new skills, and complete unique quests for rewards.

Langrisser Mobile: 5 things it does better than Fire Emblem Heroes

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 30th, 2018

Across the generations, the Langrisser series has done battle with Fire Emblem for control of the tactical RPG throne, and this war is about to spill over into the mobile arena.

Almost two years on from the debut of Fire Emblem Heroes on iOS and Android, developer Zlongame has taken the fight to the Nintendo franchise with the release of Langrisser Mobile in closed beta following a successful soft launch in China during the summer.

The game marks the mobile debut of this tactical RPG titan and it’s pulled out all of the stops in a bid to trump its rival on touchscreen devices. Here are five ways it succeeds…

Breeze through Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 with these helpful tips

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 29th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SAY WHAT :: Read Review »

If it’s a classic Shin Megami Tensei for mobile that you seek, Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 absolutely delivers. A post-apocalyptic RPG that you can take anywhere, we here at 148Apps have quite enjoyed our time collecting demons, building a powerful party, and working our way through the game’s story.

The Shin Megami Tensei has never gone light on difficulty, and Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 is no exception. If you’re a newcomer to the series looking to jump in head first, we have a few helpful tips and tricks to get you started.

We answer all of the top questions you might have about your new iPhone

Posted by Harry Slater on November 27th, 2018

There's a chance that over the last few days you've picked up a new iPhone, what with all the sales that have been going on thanks to Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. And there's also a good chance that you've got some questions that you'd like to get answered. And that's what we're here for.

So we've broken up some of the biggest questions you might have and tried to answer them the best we can. Obviously if there's anything else you'd like to know, stick your questions in the comments section at the bottom of the article and we will use all of our accumulated knowledge to answer them.

You can click this link to check out some of the other awesome lists we've been working on recently. Or if you just like getting on with things, the questions are going to start right now.

Hello Hero Epic Battle recently received its global launch - here’s what you need to know

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 26th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Hello Hero Epic Battle is proving itself to be the next big thing in mobile RPGs, with over 100 collectible heroes (and some real life character toys, too!), a colourful 3D world to explore, and plenty of opportunities to test your mettle in the heat of battle.

The game is quite expansive, with Heroes and equipment to upgrade and dungeons to explore. Luckily we’re here to ensure you get off to a good start. Here are five tips to help you on your journey.


Explore the game’s many modes

Hello Hero Epic Battle boasts a large number of gameplay modes, from character management, to single player adventures, to multiplayer competitions and events. Explore the game’s vibrant world in single-player Adventure mode, where you’ll traverse seven unique regions and unravel the game’s story. The game’s Ranking modes offer multiplayer challenges, from epic Boss fights to high stakes PvE battles in Conquest and Battlefield modes.


Build a team that will cover your bases

You’ll find that every Hero in Hello Hero Epic Battle falls into one of four classes. You’ll want to make sure your party features a few different classes to ensure you can meet every challenge head on. Defense characters are your tanks, with impressive physical and magical defense and high health. Melee/Ranged Attack Heroes deal out strong physical and magical damage from afar, but have low health. Melee/Ranged Hybrid characters have close range physical attacks and can put out ranged magical attacks. And lastly, Support characters don’t have much by way of physical or magical attack skills, but they are essential to healing the rest of your party when they take damage.

A quick starter guide to Soul Seeker: Six Knights

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 26th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: SAMEY BUT FUN :: Read Review »

After the success of the original Soul Seeker, South Korean developer Clegames has crafted a second, gacha-packed instalment. Expect more anime-style characters, more Soul searching and more strategic battling. To get you Soul-Seeker ready, read our quick starter guide.


The story so far...

Five gods built the world of Hermes, but it didn't take long before they were squabbling with each other ownership. After a war between them nearly frazzled the land to bits, the gods thought it wise to lock themselves in magical objects called Soul Stones, where they could do no more harm. Unfortunately, their minion factions continued the fight. They began seeking the Soul Stones in an effort to wield godly powers against their rivals, at the risk of destroying Hermes in the process. Up pops the Albion Knights, dedicated to finding and destroying the Soul Stones to keep the world safe. And who should be within the order's ranks but you, ready to save the day.

Win a brand new iPad courtesy of SEGA and SEGA Heroes™

Posted by 148Apps Staff on November 23rd, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Fancy enjoying a blast from the past on an Apple iPad (9.7 inch)? Well now you have the chance to do just that thanks to Pocket Gamer's latest giveaway to celebrate the launch of SEGA Heroes.

Developed by the same team behind Marvel® Puzzle Quest, SEGA Heroes brings together classic characters from SEGA past, present, and future to showcase some classic beat-em up action for the mobile generation.

Combining 4v4 combat with slick match-3 puzzle mechanics, SEGA Heroes features over 200 levels across 30 different zones, where players can collect, level-up, and do battle with their favourite SEGA characters, including Sonic, Axel Stone, Aiai, and - our favourite Shinobi - Joe Musashi. With plenty of heroes to unlock as you progress through the game, you might even discover a few new favourites you never even knew about!


How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning, just follow @PocketGamer on Twitter, and RT the following tweet:



You've got until 12pm GMT on Monday 26th November to enter the competition, which is open to readers worldwide. Good luck!

This article is sponsored as part of Steel Media Preferred Partners.