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Shards of Infinity guide - Tips and tricks for new players

Posted by Campbell Bird on May 8th, 2019

If you haven’t heard already, Shards of Infinity is the new hotness around these parts. It takes the best aspects of both deck-builders and collectible card games (CCGs) and mashes them into a delightful competitive multiplayer game.

Winning in Shards of Infinity doesn’t come easy though. There’s no one set of cards you should look to get or progression of moves to make to generally do well. With that said, there are some things you can do to make sure you’re always a competitive player. Check out some of the most useful tips for new players below:

Golf Blitz guide - Four essential tips for keeping up to par

Posted by Campbell Bird on May 2nd, 2019

Golf Blitz is a pretty wild competitive golf game where anything can happen. With up to four golfers all trying to complete courses as quickly as possible in real time, there’s a lot to keep track of.

With that in mind, I’ve spent some time boiling down my experience with Golf Blitz into four key tips for success. By following these, you should find yourself in competition for first place more often than not.

Zombicide: Tactics & Shotguns review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 30th, 2019
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: ZOMBIE BLAST
Few strategy games create intense and satisfying gameplay moments as often Zombicide: Tactics and Shotguns does.
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SpellForce - Heroes & Magic review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 29th, 2019
Our rating: starhalfstarblankstarblankstarblankstar :: INEPT STRATEGY
This strategy game has layers of issues, but not much else.
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AFK Arena - Arcane Labyrinth guide

Posted by Campbell Bird on April 24th, 2019

Looking for more tips and tricks for AFK Arena? Check out our AFK Arena Guide Compendium!


Looking for more tips and tricks for AFK Arena? Check out our AFK Arena Guide Compendium!

Ok, so if you're like me, you've been playing (and sometimes waiting) your way through AFK Arena, only to learn there's a lot more to it than there appears on the surface. There's guilds, a PvP arena, and all sorts of other systems and game modes to pay attention to, and–quite frankly–it can be confusing.

Today, I want to demystify one of the more unique game modes in AFK Arena, the Arcane Labyrinth. This is a quasi-roguelite mode where you take the units you've been powering up and try to battle your way through three floors of a dungeon. It just so happens that this dungeon is full of super powerful enemies, amazing loot, and permadeath. If you've been looking around for tips on how to navigate this labyrinth successfully, then look no further! We have everything you need here.

AFK Arena - Guide Compendium

Posted by Campbell Bird on April 22nd, 2019

AFK Arena has a lot going on in it, to the point that it can be pretty confusing. To help you on your journey from AFK zero to AFK hero, we've put together a collection of guides on this game so you know what to do when, what pitfalls to look out for, and what new things you can look forward to in the future.

We'll be adding to this list periodically, so keep checking in here for updates!

AFK Arena guide - Tips and tricks for the Egg Hunters event

Posted by Campbell Bird on April 22nd, 2019

Want to know where to begin with AFK Arena? Check out our AFK Arena beginner's guide!


Looking for more tips and tricks for AFK Arena? Check out our AFK Arena Guide Compendium!

Just in time for Easter, AFK Arena launched their first special event. Egg Hunters is all about hunting down ways to collect a new currency (eggs, naturally), and then redeeming them for neat prizes.

While it sounds cool in practice, it's actually probably not all it's cracked up to be. In any case, see below what you can and should expect from this Egg Hunters event so you can make the most of it.

Solar Settlers review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on April 12th, 2019
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: SOLAR SYSTEMS
It may not be the prettiest card game out there, but Solar Settlers is a unique and satisfying solo card game that’s worth exploring.
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Spellsword Cards: Demontide guide - Tips and tricks for Campaign Mode

Posted by Campbell Bird on April 11th, 2019

Spellsword Cards: Demontide is a wonderful little single-player card game, but it can also be quite unforgiving. Parts of it definitely look and feel like Hearthstone, but you can’t just play this game like its your favorite collectible card game (CCG) and expect to do well.

Specifically, Demontide’s Campaign Mode will punish you heartily unless you learn a few key lessons that the game unfortunately doesn’t do a great job of teaching you. Luckily, I’ve put in many hours into the game as of this writing and can step in to help any card battler that’s been banging their head against Demontide’s tough Campaign with some tips. See below:

The Elder Scrolls: Blades guide - How to get what you want out of it without playing it

Posted by Campbell Bird on April 1st, 2019

Were you disappointed by The Elder Scrolls: Blades? You're not alone. It's a bad game that gives off one of the worst first impressions I've ever seen.

If Blades was your first foray into mobile games in a while though, I feel for you. Why? Because Blades is a poor representation of what mobile gaming can be. It plays into the platforms worst tendencies, but there are lots of mobile games out there that don't do this and are better for it.

In fact, there are quite a few games available right now on the App Store that can give you exactly what you might have wanted from Blades but didn't get. Don't believe me? I made a whole list to prove it. See below:

Monsters with Attitude guide - Tips and tricks to be a smashing success

Posted by Campbell Bird on March 22nd, 2019

Monsters with Attitude has the feeling of a non-serious party game, but it actually has quite a bit of depth to it. So, while the moment-to-moment action might feel like frantic nonsense, it is possible to reliably out-smash your opponents.

If you're looking to dive into this free-to-play cross between Katamari Damacy and kaiju, check out some of the following tips to help you be a force to be reckoned with.

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Scorcher guide - Tips and tricks for sand skimmers

Posted by Campbell Bird on March 12th, 2019

Scorcher is a solid runner that’s all about speed and smoothness. As a run progresses, things get faster and faster until you inevitably wreck.

Considering getting far in individual runs is the key to scoring big and unlocking new stuff, you’ll want to make sure you’re playing well. Here are a few tips that can help you do just that.

Brand new to mobile: Medieval Dynasty on iOS and Android

Posted by 148Apps Staff on February 27th, 2019
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Robobot Studio has been busy making bot apps for a while now, from personal horoscope assistants to mobile joke tellers. With Medieval Dynasty, the studio has instead set its sights on the world of RPGs. This is no hack and slash MMO - it’s a multiple-choice strategy game that’s all about the consequences of your decisions.

The king is dead, and you’re taking up the mantle (or rather the jewel-encrusted crown). How will you deal with the challenges your kingdom faces across the ages? The game tests you with multiple-choice questions where each option has a different outcome. You’re given an idea of what an action will do, and the chance of success, but ultimately it’s down to you to decide what’s best for king and country.

Shieldwall Chronicles review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Campbell Bird on February 25th, 2019
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: FUN THROUGH FLEXIBILITY
What this tactics game might lack in production values, it makes up for with its fast-and-loose approach to design.
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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.