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Overboard!, Inkle's reverse whodunnit, is now available for Android devices

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 26th, 2021

Inkle's fresh approach on the whodunnit mystery genre, Overboard! is now available for Android devices followings its release on iOS. The game has received predominately positive reviews since it launched. It holds a healthy Metacritic score between 81 and 86, depending on the platform.

We really enjoyed the game here on 148Apps, with Campbell Bird praising the game's fast pace and replay value. Similarly, Catherine Ng Dellosa – who reviewed the game for our sister site Pocket Gamer – also enjoyed what the game had to offer, lauding the game's sense of humour.

Homeworld Mobile's first regional beta is now available in Canada for Android devices

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 22nd, 2021

Since the initial announcement all the way back in 2019, we've not heard an awful lot about Homeworld Mobile. But now, there appears to be some movement as the game's first regional beta test is now live.

It's currently limited to Canada and Android devices, but it's a good sign that development is progressing well. The developers added that additional regions and countries will get access to the game over the next year, so it might not be too long before you can head out to conquer space.

Masketeers: Idle Has Fallen's impending update will introduce a Guild system

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 21st, 2021

Appxplore has announced that their popular RPG Masketeers: Idle Has Fallen will soon receive a major update that introduces a Guild system alongside another feature called Sigils. The developers hope this will add more excitement to the game by building on top of the existing content.

Once the update drops, players can join or form a Guild before teaming up with their squad to battle against the forces of evil. Outside of fighting, you'll chat with your Guild using a variety of emotes. Beyond that, you can donate Masks to unlock powerful Guild Buffs and obtain Sigil Resins.

Aotu World is hosting a crossover event that stars Hatsune Miku and other virtual singers

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 20th, 2021

Aotu World, the recently released RPG from GaeaMobile, is already hosting its first crossover event. It will feature several famous virtual singers, including Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Len, Megurine Luka, Kaito and Meiko. The event starts today and will run until August 10th.

Whilst the event is underway, the odds of getting one of these characters will be increased in rate-up banners. However, they won't all appear on the same banner. Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Len will feature in a banner called Voice of MIKU until August 3rd, whilst Megurine Luka, Kaito and Meiko can be obtained from the Stage Night banner between July 27th and August 10th.

Play Together's latest update introduces new social features and content

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 19th, 2021

Mobile developer Haegin has announced that the latest update for their casual game, Play Together, is now available for both iOS and Android devices. It introduces a new system for travel, a social feature and reward systems.

The Passport is a newly added feature that allows players to record their memories of travelling about the world. A passport can be obtained from the travel agency in the plaza of Kaia Island. After that, players will collect stamps whenever they arrive at a destination.

Garena Free Fire has reached one billion downloads on Google Play

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 16th, 2021

Garena has announced that their popular battle royale title, Free Fire, has recently crossed a staggering one billion downloads on Google Play alone. There are plenty of beloved mobile titles out there with millions of installs, but only a handful have reached 10 figures.

And that's only the figures for Android. I'd be fascinated to know what the total would be if iOS was taken into account. Of course, Android remains the leading mobile operating system globally, so the numbers there are bound to be higher.

Another Eden's latest update introduces the final chapter of Mythos: Song of Sword and Wings of Lost Paradise

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 15th, 2021

Another Eden's latest update, version 2.7.900, introduces the final chapter of the Mythos: Song of Sword and Wings of Lost Paradise. It sees the game's first piece of serial content reach its conclusion. But that's not all the latest update brings. Meanwhile, an Another Style look for an existing character and campaigns with various rewards.

The latest chapter will introduce new maps and areas for players to explore as they progress to the end of the Mythos. Likewise, a new Another Dungeon is now available to tackle as well. You can check out the trailer below for an idea of what to expect from the concluding instalment.

GrandChase introduces a new 5-star Mage Hero called Harpe

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 14th, 2021

KOG Games has announced that a new character has arrived in their popular free-to-play RPG GrandChase. This SR 5-star hero is called Harpe, and players can add him to their roster for free as part of an ongoing pre-registration event.

He can be obtained by anyone who pre-registered by logging into the game and using the code sent to their email inbox. New and Returning players can also claim Harpe by signing up before July 19th.

Botworld Adventure is an upcoming open-world RPG for iOS and Android that draws inspiration from World of Warcraft and Pokemon

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 13th, 2021

Botworld Adventure is an upcoming open-world RPG from developer Featherweight Games, who you might be familiar with through their previous game Rodeo Stampede. Their latest effort is currently available in select countries in soft launch but will be heading for iOS and Android globally later this year.

The game looks to combine nostalgic elements of both Pokemon and World of Warcraft into a truly open-world game. The titular Botworld promises to be massive with 12 distinct zones for players to explore, with each housing the decaying remains of a lost civilisation.

PUBG Mobile's 1.5 update introduces a new Royale Pass system and an overhaul of Erangel

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 9th, 2021

The ever-popular battle royale, PUBG Mobile, has hit Version 1.5, which introduces a plethora of content to the game. It includes the Mission Ignition overhaul of Erangel, the start of the Tesla partnership and a new Royale Pass system.

Erangel's six main areas - Pochinki, Georgopol, School, Military Base, Yasnaya Polyana and Mylta Power – have undergone quite the transformation thanks to the DynaHex energy company. They have turned the place into an experimental base where players can access futuristic equipment, transport and explore revamped versions of the map's existing buildings.

Rise of Warlords is a real-time strategy game with powerful heroes and gods, available now for iOS and Android

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 8th, 2021

Rise of Warlords is a new real-time strategy game from the wonderfully named Happy Cat Gaming. It's available now for iOS and Android and sees you taking command over one of six civilisations before battling for control of Atlantis.

Within these six factions, there are a series of famous Gods and heroes who will also fight by your side. They include Apollo, Valkyrie, Leonidas, Caesar and Monkey King, among others. As you might expect, before diving into combat, you will need to assemble an army first, which means training soldiers and using the RPG hero development system to make your characters even more powerful.

Homerun Clash's latest update introduces a new game mode, batter and more

Posted by Stephen Gregson on July 2nd, 2021

Haegin has recently released a major update for their popular baseball game, Homerun Clash. It introduces a brand new game mode for Clan Members, a Legendary Batter and a host of new equipment and styles for players to choose from.

The new game mode is called Clan Arena, which Haegin has described as an upgraded version of the existing Clan Battle. As the name implies, players will need to be part of a Clan to participate, and they can only play the mode ten times per hour.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's latest update introduces a new character and game mode

Posted by Stephen Gregson on June 25th, 2021

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the action RPG from NetEase Games and ArtPlay, has received yet another free update. The latest content drop introduces a new character called Bloodless and the BOSS Revenge game Mode.

To unlock the new character, players will need to enter Bloodless after downloading the DLC. Upon spawning into the game, players will find themselves in the Boss room of the church. Bloodless doesn't have any skills, to begin with, so players will need to collect crystal globes dotted around the map to acquire them.

Rocat Jumpurr, the rocket propelled action game, has introduced a brand new mode in its latest update

Posted by Stephen Gregson on June 24th, 2021

Polish developer, Mousetrap Games, has released the biggest update for their popular action game, Rocat Jumpurr since it first launched for iOS and Android in August last year. The headline addition is the new game variant, Wild Mode.

This includes a host of different modifiers and rewards for players to collect throughout their adventure. Alongside that, they'll be able to increase their arsenal by making use of newly added Power Ups that will help them reach new high scores. Meanwhile, players can also discover Mega Power Ups.

2112TD, Refinery Productions' sci-fi tower defense game, has received its second major update since launch

Posted by Stephen Gregson on June 18th, 2021

Refinery Productions has announced the release of the second major update for their tower defence title 2112TD. It is available for both the iOS and Android versions of the game and is completely free if you already own the game.

The update introduces a plethora of features and changes that were influenced by the player base's requests. First up is the addition of new campaign stages. The Carrier forces have been vanquished. So, the UEDI forces must be rallied to establish a base on the Moon to re-establish comms with the Earth.