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Blog: Learning games marketing from one of the greats

"Don't bore your fans. Don't bore potential customers. Don't bore publishers. No one will be bored into buying your game, vision or company."...

Beautifully economic art: How 80 Days did it

How the 80 Days devs generated great-looking art on the cheap: "What art style can we use that's economical, practical, beautiful and expressive? From where can we draw inspiration?"...

'Ali Spagnola's Power Hour' Makes Playing the "Power Hour" Drinking Game a Snap on iOS and Android

If you fancy yourself something of a sport-drinker, chances are you've played or at least heard of a popular drinking game called Power Hour. The idea is simple: A playlist filled with 60 different songs plays 1-minute snippets of each song. Every time the song changes, you take a shot of beer. By the end

Reach Your Health and Weight Goals with BMI Explorer Pro 1.0 for iOS

Duo-Pisces today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of BMI Explorer Pro 1.0, their new health and fitness app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. BMI Explorer Pro is designed to be a broader, more complete tool than the original BMI Explorer, which was released earlier in 2014.

Free-to-Play ‘Cut the Rope 2? Soft-Launches in Canada

You know the saying “information wants to be free”? Well so too do iOS games, apparently. The latest big-name iOS game to flip the proverbial freemium switch is the Om Nom vehicle Cut the Rope 2. When the game launched on Android back in March, it debuted as a free-to-play game. The experiment must have […]

Fruit-Slinger - Wild West Target Practice Available Now on iOS

Introducing Fruit-Slinger, a whimsical Wild West game of target practice. Play as Sheriff Larry the Lemur with a whole arsenal of fruit to sling at moving targets to hone your agility and precision. This Wild West themed game is family friendly and uses a unique game control option where you wind up the sling by swinging your phone in a similar motion.

iPhone cameras compared: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 5S

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus offer improved cameras over their predecessors -- but by how much? We take a closer look.

'Tactics Maiden' Review - Now It's The Maiden's Turn

Let me cut right to the chase, for once. Tactics Maiden [Free], the latest strategy RPG from Mangobile, is basically the next game in the Kingturn RPG series. It's a new story in a new world, and there are some small differences in the gameplay systems that have a pretty big ripple effect in places,

Old Freeverse iOS Games Disappear from App Store and Users' Purchase Histories

Long-time Mac game developer Freeverse was one of the companies who ushered in gaming on the iPhone back in the device's infancy. If you walk the halls of the TouchArcade archives from the 2008-2009 era, practically every other story was featuring some type of Freeverse game. In fact, even before the App Store officially opened

This Week at 148Apps: September 22-26, 2014

13 hours agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Goblins, treasure and, yes, leaves make up the bulk of our week that was. Read all about it. The post This Week at 148Apps: September 22-26, 2014 appeared first on 148Apps.

Adult Swim and PikPok's Match-3 RPG 'Adventure Xpress' Releases on Thursday

Adult Swim Games and PikPok have a new game coming out on Thursday, October 2nd, called Adventure Xpress. This is their entry into the match-3 RPG field, as players control a delivery person in a world where mail carriers are attacked frequently by bandits and other miscreants. But these mail carriers fight back by way

Sandton Technologies asks are you good2go with affirmative consent app

14 hours agoMobile / Mobile Apps : AppCraver

Out of necessity is often born genius. Today, Santon Technologies announced the launch of their flagship app, Good2Go. Available on iTunes and Google Play, this free app has been designed as a tool to facilitate communication/education about affirmative consent and the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses, nationwide.

GoodReader now supports larger reading space on iPhone 6

14 hours agoMobile / Mobile Apps : AppCraver

The larger screens on the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones offers the opportunity for a much better experience for those who read, review and mark-up documents on their devices. With the just-released GoodReader 4.5.0...Show More Summary

Make it for Teachers & School for the iPad

14 hours agoMobile / Mobile Apps : AppCraver

Planet Factory Company is pleased to introduce Make It, a powerful new iPad tool for teachers, parents and students to quickly and easily create their own individual educational games and activities. They can then share them with family, friends, colleagues, classes or individuals through social media or email, and can be played on any device or operating language.

Subway Planning is Surprisingly Fun in 'Mini Metro,' Coming to iOS Later This Year

When I was in the eighth grade, a city planner came to my pre-algebra class to talk about the mathematics involved in managing traffic lights. He gave a series of problems and asked us to find ways to shuffle the maximum number of cars through a given intersection quickly and safely. Even the most basic

Get a job: Wicked Loot is hiring a 3D Artist & Animator

Wicked Loot is seeking "an experienced lead 3D artist to join the team and help define the artistic vision for our games on PC and mobile."...

'Asphalt Overdrive' Review: One Expensive Ride

I don't mind free-to-play games, inherently. What I do mind are games whose monetization schemes are tilted against the player to the point that they severely impact the gamer. Thus we have Asphalt Overdrive [Free], a lane-based runner take on the venerable Asphalt racing series that's free-to-play, but definitely pay-to-progress, which is a shame, because

Craving More Kairosoft? 'The Pyraplex' Now Available on iOS

If there's one thing you can say about developer Kairosoft, it's that they crank out games at an incredible pace. Unfortunately, none of those games have been Game Dev Story 2 just yet, but still, if you're into their particular brand of simulations then you have more quality games than you likely even have time

Kill Shot Review

16 hours agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Kill Shot is often satisfying, but its more than pushy in-app purchases will leave you feeling a little bummed. The post Kill Shot Review appeared first on 148Apps.

'Air Supply - SOS' Review - Baa-ttle Of The Planets

I'd like you to imagine an alternate universe where Rare/Ultimate Play The Game's Spectrum classic Jetpac wasn't just a huge hit, but was so influential that developers were still doing their own spins and refinements on it for generations to come. I'd also like you to imagine that people in that world are obsessed with

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