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Chaos Fighters Review

Chaos Fighters Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
There's plenty to do, but it's oddly not particularly gripping in this colorful but uninspired MMO.

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Excalibur: Knights of the King Review

Excalibur: Knights of the King Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Don't expect anything too impressive here, but Excalibur is still an enjoyable, if not altogether memorable, side-scrolling MMO.

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Warner Bros. Releases MMO Game LEGO Legends of CHIMA Online

Posted by on March 3rd, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Warner Bros has just released LEGO Legends of CHIMA Online, which, as the name hints at, is an online multiplayer adventure with solo play options.

The game is based on the LEGO CHIMA universe, where animals take on human characteristics and the eight animal tribes fight to control CHI. Folks familiar with the toys and/or cartoon will find many familiar elements. It allows the player to select from one of four tribes, and to customize a warrior to battle the other four tribes; it also allows one to create weapons and outposts, and to perform trades and alliances with other online players. There is also the ability to pick up a paused or interrupted game from other online portals.

LEGO Legends of CHIMA Online is available for free on the App Store.

Avabel Online Review

Avabel Online Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Avabel Online is without question a stunningly beautiful 3D MMO game, but doesn't offer much more than excessive grinding and repetitive play.

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Legacy of a Thousand Suns – 5th Planet Games Embraces Cross-Platform Play, With a Slight Catch

Posted by on December 11th, 2013
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Today 5th Planet Games is taking down their rather cool iOS MMO, Legacy of a Thousand Suns, and replacing it with… Legacy of a Thousand Suns??

Indeed, the developer is pushing out the old version of their game for a new one (an entirely new download, not an update) that supports cross-platform play. So now users will be able to enjoy their space adventures at home on Facebook or on the go through their iPhone! The catch is that player data from the original iOS version will, regrettably, be lost in the transition. It’s an unfortunate problem, but 5th Planet hopes to lessen the sting a bit by offering a special Starter Pack – which includes a fair amount of new gear and consumables – to all players who install the game within the first 30 days.

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via: Our Review

The Realm of Shadows Lurks Just Beneath the Surface of Arcane Legends

Posted by on August 29th, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Spacetime Studios‘ popular MMO Arcane Legends (although really, all their MMOs are popular) is getting an update. And not just any update; a mysterious, shadowy update.

The new Realm of Shadows content is going to “introduce players to, and have them save, the sorcerer’s homeland.” Sounds intriguing, right? Well what about new enemies and bosses? New loot, pets, and gear? New quests? Nah, I bet what you’ll really be excited about is the level cap increase that takes each characters’ max level from 31 to 36.

If the Realm of Shadows sounds like your kind of place, then either download Arcane Legends and check it out or update it if you’ve already got it on your iOS device. Simple as that!

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source: Our Review
Indie Pixel Review

Indie Pixel Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Work together with other players to create shapes from pixels. It's an interesting idea but the people let it down.

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Legacy of a Thousand Suns Review

Legacy of a Thousand Suns Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
This ambitious freemium MMO is a lot more compelling than it probably looks.

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Total Domination: Reborn Review

Total Domination: Reborn Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Total Domination: Reborn does a lot of things right but the PvP elements feel a bit too extreme.

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Pocket Gamer reports that World of Aircraft will launch onto the App Store, next week, on May 22nd. This is Come2You’s first game, an MMO set during World War II, where players control one of 28 different planes to fly throughout seven different environments. Besides PvP battles, the game also features single-player missions to engage in.

source: Pocket Gamer
Vendetta Online Review

Vendetta Online Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Finally, a hardcore PC MMO experience finds its way to iOS.

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Dragon Eternity Review

Dragon Eternity Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
At last, a free-to-play MMO that isn't just interested in cold, hard cash.

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If you’ve played Eve Online, you’ll feel right at home in Vendetta Online, an upcoming space-themed MMO for the iPad. It’s been out on Mac, PC, Linux, and Android for a while now, and is finally polished enough, according to founder and CEO, John Bergman, to make its debut on the iPad. Bergman sat down with us today in the last few hours of GDC to show off the gorgeous space sim, which includes guilds, a vast trading economy, and some fantastic space combat features. Keep your eyes on this game, as Bergman hopes to release it sometime this Spring.

Please Stay Calm – Zombie Apocalypse Survival MMO RPG Revew

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Search the neighborhood for supplies and desperately fight off the zombie horde in familiar local spots in this apocalyptic MMO.

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Raft Pirates Review

Raft Pirates Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Raft Pirates combines robot battles with pirate adventure in this addictive and entertaining MMO.

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Free MMO Arcane Legends Gets New Piratey Content With Kraken Isles

Posted by on February 21st, 2013
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Uh-oh. Looks like my productivity is going to take a sharp drop in the next few days, as I load up Arcane Legends’ new expansion, Kraken Isles, which Spacetime Studios claims is full of “mythical pirate peril” to the popular and free mobile MMO, also available on Android and the Chrome Web store.

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Features Include:
Level cap raised 5 levels to 26
New Kraken Isles adventure areas
Travel by ship
Added pirate Aegir foes and bosses
Pirate themed armor and weapons to collect
New Mythic and Arcane rarity items – the most powerful ever!
Season 3 of the Leaderboards
Pets now available in Player vs. Player combat
Additional Achievements
New pets to collect, including the Toucan and Monkey

source: Arcane Legends
Dynasty of the Magi Review

Dynasty of the Magi Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
All the clever cross-media integration in the world won't make a poor game good.

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Devil War Review

Devil War Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
This MMO-flavored free to play dueling game has its moments, though players will need to stay net-connected.

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Given the popularity of MMORPGs on the PC and Mac, it’s surprising we haven’t seen similar success for iOS. It’s the ideal genre to hook players, much like social games. Set to be released, later this month, comes Armed Heroes Online, the latest title hoping to be a huge MMO hit.

Armed Heroes Online describes itself as a real-time 3D Massively Multiplayer Online Action & Role Playing Game (or MMOARPG for short) and the trailer we’ve been sent is clearly demonstrating the action side of things.

Looking a lot like a Diablo style game, Armed Heroes Online gives players the choice of four classes to play as they explore dungeons, solo or with a group, as well as compete in PvP arenas. It should prove to keep RPG fans of all types happy, given its focus on collecting tons of loot and facing up against many monsters along the way.

Have a look at the gameplay trailer below. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date on any further developments.

I’m not being sarcastic when I say that I wish more browser-based games made their way onto iOS. A lot of them are fantastic, but due to various software/hardware constraints they typically don’t function on handheld Apple devices. It’s a shame, really. But what isn’t a shame is that another browser MMO is coming to iOS. And it’s going to be playable across all (read: iOS, Android, HTML 5) platforms.

Dragon Eternity affords players many of the luxuries they expect in their MMOs; more than 1,000 quests, loot drops, 200+ crafting recipes, mounts, powerful bosses, crafting professions, pets, over 500 monsters to fight, custom character development, and five different PvP modes. So yeah, there’s a lot on offer here. The beta version is already sporting over a million registered users, so I think it’s safe to say that it won’t be one of those Massively Multiplayer Ghost Towns that some of these games tend to be when they first launch.

It’s still in open beta via the browser version, but once Dragon Eternity is complete it will be available for iOS (most likely iPad) and Android devices as well. It’s also going to be free-to-play so there’s no need to start saving up for the eventual release.

Gameloft’s juggernaut of a mobile phone MMO has just hit the 1 year-old mark. While celebrating the occasion with a huge update isn’t exactly out of the ordinary it’s still certainly something worth talking about. Especially because it includes a number of additions as well as one particular feature players have been clamoring for over the past twelve months.

The list of new stuff is fairly extensive. Various bug fixes are to be expected, as well as some new quests. Players will also receive a free gift box, a special Thank You letter, access to new items and pets, and will be able to mess around with the new Lottery system. Those who have been playing for over three months will also get a special Anniversary pet. And it wouldn’t be a proper celebration without some flagrant fashions (i.e. new clothes for NPCs) and fireworks that can be purchased as well as simply viewed in all their explosive glory. Last but certainly not least, Gameloft has given the fans what they want and included 3G support. So now Order and Chaos can be enjoyed pretty much anywhere.

The festivities have already begun, so make sure to get on that downloading. Everyone else who isn’t already playing can download it now for $6.99, which includes a free 3 months of play ($0.99/month after that).



$6.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-04-27 :: Category: Games

Empire of the Eclipse Review

Empire of the Eclipse Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Empire of the Eclipse is an ambitious strategy MMO that is very deep, and aimed at dedicated players.

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Creators of Hitman, Roto-Moto, has launched a closed beta of their game, Heroes & Generals. The game is a massively multiplayer first-person shooter involving online fighting between the Axis and Allied forces in Europe.

The game involves both strategic elements and first-person shooter (FPS) elements. Each side sends reinforcements, tanks, and other support to battles going on in various cities. The FPS fights don’t necessarily have to be even, hence the need for support being sent to each side.

The game is actually a PC game but it will be offering a free companion app to the game called Heroes & Generals: Mobile Command. The app lets users access and view the campaign their playing in the PC version of the game. This includes viewing things like battlefields and supply lines on the map. It also allows players to chat with other players on their team when they aren’t even on the PC game – allowing constant communication to continue for a constant online war. A future update to the app will allow users to move and manage assault teams in the game and most other strategy elements (the non-FPS part).

To apply for a key to the closed beta, visit the Heroes & Generals website here.

So those folks over at Spacetime Studios, they’re alright. After releasing two more than a little successful iOS MMOs (Pocket Legends, Star Legends), they’ve gone and put out a third. But what’s left after anthropomorphic woodland creatures and space-faring explorers? Vampires, natch.

Taking a page or two from the modern day vampire handbook, Dark Legends puts players in control of a young (as in recently turned) vampire simply trying to survive in a world that knows they exist and wants them gone. It takes a slightly different approach to the player’s interactions with the world this time around. Some missions put the player in direct control of their character as they cut a bloody swath through their enemies while others simply take real time to complete automatically at the cost of a little energy. Both provide experience and the like, of course. As expected, avatars can be customized with a number of special weapons and clothing items, as well as proudly displayed to others when playing together in a group or with guild mates.

Dark Legends is lurking on the App Store right now. Joining the ranks of the Undead is completely free, too. Typical micro-transactions and in-app-purchases are available those who want to show their support with money or pick up a few vanity items, though.


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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-05-03 :: Category: Games

Bienvenidos! This week at 148Apps.com we started our Cinco de Mayo celebrations early with a special “Favorite Four” apps review from Kevin Stout. Along with several foodie apps, Stout writes, “It can’t hurt to brush up on the history of Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo: The Battle of Puebla provides users with a detailed video on both the Battle of Puebla, the military victory that led to the traditional celebration on May 5th, and the history of the celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The videos include accompanying text for users impatient users that want to read ahead. The app also includes two games, a quiz and a paint game, that can be unlocked for an in-app purchase of $0.99. But the app is free and so are both videos.”

Read about all of Kevin’s picks at 148Apps.com.

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-06-28 :: Category: Education

Amy Solomon, over at GiggleApps, writes in her review of Bean Bag Kids Present Pinocchio that, “This app, as the name implies, is a retelling of the classic story of Pinocchio, about a puppet carved from wood by a lonely wood carver who wishes that one day this puppet could become a real boy. Here each actor is played by a bean bag dressed in costume as this application is styled as a live performance that one is watching, complete with red velvet curtain and other theatre details. The adaptation of this story is very nicely done, including the use of excellent narration, as is the choice to underline the text as the words are being spoken – a very nice touch that will aid young readers in following along as these words are being read.”

Read all of Amy’s review at GiggleApps.com.

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-03-28 :: Category: Games

Finally, 148Apps.biz site founder Jeff Scott writes about the latest project from OpenFeint founder Jason Citron, saying, “Jason Citron, founder of Aurora Feint / Open Feint, which sold to Japan based social games company GREE recently for $104M, just announced his new mobile games-based startup, Phoenix Guild.

Phoenix Guild will be focused on creating multiplayer games in a post-PC world. Think MMOs on your iPhone and iPad. He plans on focusing on games that would appeal to core gamers. Sounds like just what we need in a world that has nearly reached the saturation point with variations on Farmville.”

Read more about Phoenix Guild on 148Apps.biz.

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This Week at 148Apps: April 9-13

This week at 148Apps.com, we checked out stunning cool new multiplayer features in two fan-favorite games: Infinity Blade 2 and SpellTower. Carter Dotson had this to say about IB2′s new features: “Infinity Blade 2‘s first major content update has finally dropped on the App Store, bringing its new ClashMob feature to the game. The ClashMob challenges are asynchronous multiplayer events where everyone who participates contributes toward some collective goal.”

And Jennifer Allen writes that, “SpellTower has just got even better with a major new update coming to the app. The big update is the addition of Debate Mode, multiplayer support via bluetooth providing a Rush-style battle of word skills amongst players.”

Read more about Infinity Blade 2 here and about SpellTower here.

$6.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-12-01 :: Category: Games

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-11-17 :: Category: Games

The fun continued at GiggleApps.com with Amy Solomon’s review of the odd Dynastid Beetle. She writes, “Dynastid Beetle is a fun and educational interactive app for children. To those living in the United States, an application dedicated to learning about a beetle may seem like an odd choice, so it is worth noting that dynastid Beetles are commonly kept as pets within Asian households. Versions of this app are available for both iPad as well as iPhone. This interactive app contains five sections – each dedicated to teaching a specific aspect about the lives of dynastic beetles.”

Want to know more about one of the more original apps for kids on the App Store? Read Solomon’s full review on GiggleApps.

$1.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2012-03-07 :: Category: Education

Finally, on AndroidRundown.com, Carter Dotson introduced MMO Dark Legends for Chrome and Android, and had this to say about the game for iOS: “The game is available now on Google Play for Android, and from the Chrome Web Store. The iOS version is expected to release after a two-week exclusivity period with Google, but player accounts will transfer between platforms by logging into the same account; it currently works between the Chrome and Android versions, just as it worked with Pocket Legends and Star Legends.”

Read the full story on AndroidRundown.

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Galaxy Empire Review

Galaxy Empire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Manage resources and production of a planetary colony and become part of a larger battle for superiority.

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Clear the calendar and kiss those loved ones goodbye, celebrated iOS MMO Pocket Legends is turning 2 years-old. But this isn’t any old birthday party, no sir. Spacetime Studios is doing it backwards by giving gifts to the party-goers, not the guest of honor.

What this means is that the developer has made all premium areas free to access. Now anyone can quest, loot grind, or pointlessly emote in each of the six exclusive zones (Sandstone Caves, Skeller’s Return, Croc Feud, Frozen Nightmares, Shadow Caves, and Wyldwood). Those who’ve dropped some cash to access these areas already have no need to fret. All players who have paid to unlock these environments will be getting a special in-game vanity helm (the Frozen Crown of Gratitude) to lord over all those plebeians who didn’t show their support monetarily. Similarly, everyone will be able to purchase a special 2012 Anniversary hat during the event which can bestow tiny clones of itself atop the heads of those who wave to the original wearer.

Star Legends users haven’t been forgotten either. Bird, Elf, and Bear “Bobble Head” masks will be available throughout the week-long celebration. Anyone curious to see what all the fuss is about, get back to a game they might have been absent from for a while, or might just be between marathon sessions can check out both MMOs for absolutely free. Just act fast if oddball hats are a priority. The festivities will only last through the end of next week.

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-04-08 :: Category: Games

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-08-25 :: Category: Games

Fleck Touch from Self Aware Games has made its way from the iPad, to the iPhone. The game currently only supports the iPhone, and not the iPod touch, because of the iPod touch’s low RAM. As well, the game does not currently work over cellular connections, requiring wifi connectivity.

This is a synchronous MMO game, with social elements. Players can build gardens and fight zombies. It’s two mega-popular gaming trends all rolled up into one package! Players can design their home gardens in their own designs, and plant defenses to ward off zombies and other players. The game is based off of real-world maps, but it is not particularly location-based, as it’s possible to go to any location and operate there. The game is currently locked in to the continental United States only, but this is because of ongoing work to expand the servers. According to Self Aware Games’ Seppo Helava when I spoke with him at GDC, some users once tried to walk from the US to Madagascar. The servers did not handle this well. Hopefully soon, this dream will be realized. Until then, the iPhone update for Fleck Touch is available now.

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-05-05 :: Category: Games

There seems to be a possibility that an iOS version of World of Warcraft may be coming in the future. This information comes out of an interview with Senior WoW Developer, John Lagrave, at Blizzard.

It’s by no means a done deal, says Lagrave, speaking to Eurogamer,

“Here’s your platform, you’ve got to put an interface, what do you do? So yes we have [looked into mobile] and we always are. Maybe we’ll stumble on the great way to put WoW on the phone – maybe we won’t, but we’re certainly looking into it.”

As we’ve all come to expect from Blizzard, they won’t release an iOS port until they’re confident it meets the same quality and upholds their reputation,

“We won’t do it until we think it’s decent…When we have an epiphany, everyone will know…but for now, no epiphany!”

There are Blizzard apps currently on the App Store, one specifically for World of Warcraft. The World of Warcraft Mobile Armory allows players to access stats, calculate talents, access the Auction House, and more. Blizzard also has a mobile authenticator app to help protect accounts.

Is World of Warcraft what Blizzard should really be focusing on for an iOS port? There are plenty of great RTS games on the App Store, but imagine a Starcraft or Warcraft port to iOS.

FREE!
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2009-07-15 :: Category: Utilities

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iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2009-03-28 :: Category: Utilities

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