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Iron Marines guide - Is the new update worth it?

Posted by Campbell Bird on September 27th, 2018

When Iron Marines released around this time last year, I lauded it as one of the best real-time strategy games on mobile, and I still stand by that. The game wasn’t perfect by any means, as it had a relative lack of content and a weird mircotransaction model that felt unnecessary, but it was still a near-perfect execution on how to streamline a genre onto mobile.

This week, Iron Marines dropped a new update that added a bunch of free content to the game. In light of this news, I wanted to take a new look at Iron Marines and assess whether this update makes the game worth jumping into if you decided to skip it initially.

The best strategy games for iPhone and iPad

Posted by Harry Slater on May 30th, 2018

Sometimes you don't want a game that's going to be over in a few seconds. Sometimes you want something thicker, deeper, and designed to make you forget about the world for a few days. In other words, you want a big ol' strategy game.

But there are so many of them on the App Store that sometimes it's difficult to decide which one to buy or download. Which is where this list comes in. We've picked the very best strategy games that you can get for your iPhone and iPad. Agree? Disagree? Make sure you let us know in the comments at the bottom of the article.

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.

The best deals on the App Store this week - December 27

Posted by Jessica Famularo on December 27th, 2017

The holiday season may be drawing to a close, but there's still plenty to celebrate. You'll find many popular games at incredible discounts on the App Store right now. We've gone and rounded up the best deals on iOS games this week.

The best Black Friday mobile game deals - part 2

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 25th, 2017



With Black Friday in full swing, more and more mobile games have been going on sale. Many of mobile's finest games are available at crazy discounts. If you haven't yet, check out part one of our Black Friday game discount roundup. Here are the best games you can buy this weekend on the cheap.

The biggest updates out this week - November 15

Posted by Jessica Famularo on November 16th, 2017

A big game update is always a treat. Multiply that by four and you're having a really good week. Those weeks don't come around very often, but you're in luck. This chilly mid-November is chock full updates for some of your favorite titles, and they're real game changers. Here are four of the biggest updates out now or arriving in the next few days.

The best deals on the App Store this week - October 31

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 31st, 2017



It's a banner week for discounted video games, that's for sure. To celebrate this most eventful Halloween, we're serving up nine excellent games all at a reduced price. There are plenty of spooky games in the mix to suit your seasonal needs, but there are also a few that won't haunt your nightmares if that's not really your thing. Let's get to it.

The best games of the month - September 2017

Posted by Jessica Famularo on October 3rd, 2017



September always feels like a time of change. It's the end of summer, the youngsters are heading back for a new school year, and even the daily humdrum of life feels a bit new. But one thing hasn't changed, and that's the quality of the games we've played over the past few weeks. August was a firecracker of a month for mobile games, but September is holding its own quite well. Here are our favorite games of the month.

Iron Marines guide - beginner tips and tricks

Posted by Jessica Famularo on September 15th, 2017



Iron Marines
is a brilliant RTS title that feels a bit like Starcraft. It's got a sci-fi setting and some of the most spectacular strategy mechanics we've seen in mobile games to date.

With that said, the RTS genre can be a bit tricky to break into if you're a newcomer. Here are a few tips to help you on your way.

The best new games we played this week - September 14

Posted by Jessica Famularo on September 15th, 2017



The work week can be tough, but on the bright side, it's almost overandthere are bunches of brand new games to try out this weekend. This week definitely makes up for last week's sleepiness ten-fold. We've got one of the finest RTS game on mobile this week, a lovely little puzzler, and plenty of other goodies to keep you entertained for weeks to come. Let's get right down to it, shall we?

Iron Marines review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on September 14th, 2017
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: STREAMLINED STARCRAFT
Iron Marines may just be the best real-time strategy game on the App Store.
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Ironhide finally gives us an Iron Marines update

Posted by Jessica Famularo on January 26th, 2017

Many were wondering what had happened to Ironhide Game Studio's upcoming RTS, Iron Marines, which was announced a year ago (though production began a year before that). People got especially antsy as Ironhide announced a new Kingdom Rush game earlier this week. Had the project been scrapped in favor of the developer's well-established franchise?

As it turns out, development on Iron Marines is well underway. Ironhide shared a minute-long look at Iron Marines' gameplay. The video (above) showcases a beta build of the game, featuring what a match might look like. There's a lot of what you might expect from a game of this nature -- base building, some deep strategy, and a variety of units. It all looks very smooth, though, and the cartoony artistry of the hand-drawn graphics are a refreshing touch.

The team is hard at work and pushing for a final release. In a blog post, the team mentioned that they've just completed their first beta, which was a solid success. Ironhide expects Iron Marines to be the first game they publish this year, launching sometime mid-2017.

Are you excited forIron Marines? Do you think it will live up to the incredible success ofKingdom Rush? Share your thoughts in the comments!