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PAPER Anne by UsFun Games lets you solve puzzles in a paper world

Posted by 148Apps Staff on February 9th, 2018
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

PAPER Anne is a brand-new puzzle game from developer UsFun Games, slated for release on 27th February. It’s a charming, family-friendly fairy-tale that’s sure to warm hearts.

Anne is a paper girl, in a paper world. But this world isn’t quite the right fit for her. She’s surrounded by characters straight out of the annals of children’s fiction, with references to The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Nut Cracker, The Ugly Duckling and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. You’ll take instructions from the Cheshire Cat, fight at the Tin Soldier’s side, question the Queen of Hearts and overcome the Mouse King’s evil spell. As you help or hinder the characters from these classics, you’ll acquire pieces of Anne’s story, and she’ll move closer to discovering her rightful world.

The Room: Old Sins review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on January 25th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: ROOMS OF DOOM
The Room: Old Sins is a fantastic puzzle game, even if you haven’t played the previous ones before.
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Tako Bubble guide - Tips and Tricks to Save Your Lives

Posted by Campbell Bird on January 17th, 2018

Tako Bubble is a pretty simple and fun puzzler, but the game can get downright devious with its puzzle design. If you insist on not paying for the game and want to manage your lives appropriately, check out these tips so you can avoid getting stuck watching ads.

Look before you leap

One of the greatest things about Tako Bubble is its visual design. Not only is everything cute and colorful, but it is also remarkably communicative. Be on the lookout for x’s that appear in spaces nearby or cracks in certain tiles before you start swiping around and collecting bubbles. Take your time, look things over, and plot out a course of action. This will make sure you don’t trap yourself in an unwinnable situation.

Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good

In Tako Bubble, you want to collect as many bubbles as possible, but it’s not necessary to collect everything to reach the next level. All you have to do is collect the colorful bubbles in order to proceed. All of the other bubbles on a level might be tempting to go after, but they also present opportunities for you to die, so focus on getting through a level rather than perfecting it. You’ll last longer that way.

When all else fails, restart

If saving lives if your priority, then never die! You can do this easily by using Tako Bubble’s restart button. Pressing this button might make you have to retrace some of your steps, but at least using it doesn’t consume any of your precious lives. Use it as often as you need!

Get the hint

Certain levels of Tako Bubble bring up a little lightbulb icon at the top of the screen. This icon exists to give you hints on how to solve the level, so make sure you use it whenever you can. Any additional amount of information can be the difference between surviving a level and wasting a life.

Tako Bubble review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on January 16th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: NICE AND BUBBLY
Tako Bubble is a simple, but elegant puzzler.
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GNOG review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on January 8th, 2018
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: ROBUST ROBOTS
GNOG takes a simple emerging genre and smartly gives the additional depth it deserves.
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Bridge Constructor Portal review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 28th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: MORE BRIDGES
Bridge Constructor Portal puts a little Portal into an otherwise strong bridge builder.
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Inside review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 18th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: MOBILE MELANCHOLY
Inside is an incredibly detailed and atmospheric game, even on mobile.
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Gorogoa review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on December 14th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarstar :: EVERY FRAME A PUZZLE
Gorogoa is a beautifully detailed and expressive puzzler.
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Puzzle Fighter review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on November 28th, 2017
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: A PUZZLING MOVE
Puzzle Fighter has finally come to mobile, but it’s in a compromised state.
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BoneSwiper review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on November 22nd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: DUNGEON THREES
This Threes!-like may not look too pretty, but its got a lot of neat ideas.
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Starman: Tale of Light review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on November 13th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: TALE OF LITE
Starman is a short but sweet artistic puzzler.
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Million Onion Hotel review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on November 6th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: MANIC MATCHING
This puzzle game is crazy, overwhelming, and incredibly fun.
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Shark Pool review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on November 1st, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SHARKS KEEP BOUNCING
Shark Pool is a neat little puzzle game about protecting your shark den.
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SIMULACRA review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on October 26th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: TOUCHSCREEN TERROR
SIMULACRA is a creepy and thrilling game that may make you feel uncomfortable, but that’s kind of the point.
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Flower review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on October 3rd, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: A FLOWERING ACHIEVEMENT
Flower is a great game that has aged well despite one, deep-seeded problem.
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