A fun concept, mixing together Match-3 and tile sliding, Caveboy Escape is a little too easy for comfort. The post Caveboy Escape Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Microsoft wants to expand its Xbox Live online service into iOS and Android games, according to a report from The Verge. The first details of this appeared in a job posting on Microsoft's website which was recruiting developers for a team that would "create a modern framework that is open source, light-weight, extensible and scalable
Fixer Studios is a newly announced collaborative effort spearheaded by Christopher Langmuir, Avery Alix, and Eric Olson. Unlike most development houses with a relatively fixed stable of people, Fixer is a bit more flexible; with a group of thirty industry veterans that rotate in and out of projects. Show More Summary
"Recently an iOS game was released called Star Trux. The game itself is really good, but what is most fascinating about Star Trux is the 35-year story of its making."...
You don't see a lot of big name "edutainment" titles on the market today. Whereas my childhood was dominated with Reader Rabbit, Number Munchers, Math Blaster and Oregon Trail, it's rare to really see an educational game release with any fanfare these days. Show More Summary
Autumn Dynasty Warlords is an innovative strategy game that combines both RTS and turn-based elements as it sets players on an epic quest for the ultimate domination of China. The post Autumn Dynasty Warlords Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Gitchsoft, a self-proclaimed “little known shop in Ottawa, Canada,” is partnering with entertainment super-house Marvel Entertainment to develop a game based on Uncanny X-Men comics for iOS. The game will be based on the 1980 story arc Days of Future Past, and looks to be a bit different from other games currently on mobile. Show More Summary
Planning a trip to the most magical place on Earth? Then make sure to look at this helpful app that will be a lifesaver before (and while) one is at the park. The post My Disney Experience Review appeared first on 148Apps.
Ninja games! One might say there are not enough of them out there, if one were the sort of person who needed a new ninja game every hour of every day for the rest of one's life. It might seem silly that there are so many games featuring them, but like their equally overplayed colleagues,
DotEmu, the prolific cross-platform development house, is marking it’s seventh anniversary by slashing app prices by up to 80% – all the way down to $0.99 for a limited time. Apps like Earth Defense Force, Nicky Boom 2, and the three...Show More Summary
"There are pitfalls and hidden issues, and the possibly difficult task of self-management. On top of that, each client seems to want to pay you differently. Then, there's the problem of scope."...
Slender Man Origins is so satisfyingly creepy that most people probably won't notice the complete lack of an origin story. The post Slender Man Origins Review appeared first on 148Apps.
CrossFit recently released its Reebok CrossFit Games app to iOS users. With the app, CrossFit participants are able check out Open workouts, track personal standings, submit scores, and even watch live events. The app also allows for notifications, which are helpful with timely submissions and finding out about new content. Show More Summary
As Kickstarter hits $1 billion in pledges since it launched in 2009, the company today revealed some interesting statistics on which days on the most popular for backers....
For a game about such dumb people, Caveman Wars is surprisingly complex. The post Caveman Wars Review appeared first on 148Apps.
"Price fixing, government intervention and kneejerk legislation are bad. They are bad for industry. They are bad for consumers. In the long run, they stifle innovation."...
Developers are spending huge amounts of money, driving up the cost per user. How can we use big data to optimize the large amount of money that is used to fund player acquisition?...
Despite the fact that about 30% of the new release entries seem to be Flappy Bird clones, I did manage to find what I think is a rather interesting collection of iOS games for your idle time. In addition to the games I’ve detailed below, Chilibite Entertainment released Tower Tapper, a NinJump style game where [...]
February 2014 is a wrap! What games and apps kept us occupied at the end of the month? Read on! The post This Week at 148Apps: February 24-28, 2014 appeared first on 148Apps.
Independent Software Developer, Jeremy Novak today is pleased to announce the release of Bumpers version 1.1 for the iPhone. Bumpers is a Health & Fitness utility app designed for people who enjoy strength training with a barbell. Enter your working weight, choose the weight of your barbell, and the plates needed per side is displayed. 1