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Independent AAA: Ninja Theory's new path to survive, thrive in new age

Ninja Theory co-founder Tameem Antoniades opens up about the incredible struggles the studio has faced versus the AAA industry machine -- and his hopes for a new path forward for "independent AAA" games....

Boshi Review

Boshi's blend of stealth and action is neat, but parts of it lack considerable polish. The post Boshi Review appeared first on 148Apps.

Porting PC to mobile using SDL

"We chose SDL to replace the engine innards because it saved us the trouble of writing all the low-level code ourselves, yet SDL itself was sufficiently low-level that we could plug it in our engine. This worked admirably well."...

Here’s a First Look at Best Fiends, by Mobile Start-Up Seriously

Seriously has brought together some amazing talent for Best Fiends, part one of a series of games about the adorably fiendish creatures of Minutia as they become heroes and fight the insatiable Slugs of Mount Boom. The game will include...Show More Summary

Third-party exclusives aren't quite dead: New Tomb Raider only on Xbox

Exclusive deals with third-party publishers are becoming a rarity these days, but Microsoft has shown that it is still an option, even with major triple-A franchises....

Stream Web Review

Browsing sites in a more visual manner than usual is a partial success for Stream Web. The post Stream Web Review appeared first on 148Apps.

'Godus' Review - The FarmVillian Nightmare Come True

A noted designer returns to the genre that he helped define, and it's difficult not to judge the game against its heritage. Godus [Free] comes from 22cans, an outfit founded by Peter Molyneux, designer of seminal god games, such as Populous and Black & White; it is perhaps unfair to Godus, a crowdfunded free-to-play game,

Hands-On with Skylanders Trap Team – Coming to the iPad This Fall

We got some hands-on time with the upcoming Skylanders Trap Team for the iPad, and it's very impressive. The post Hands-On with Skylanders Trap Team – Coming to the iPad This Fall appeared first on 148Apps.

Ice Age Adventures – Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Keeping it Cool

Rescue the herd from a meltdown of epic proportions. The post Ice Age Adventures – Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for Keeping it Cool appeared first on 148Apps.

Achievements everywhere: Implementing on the web and mobile platforms

A guide to implementing achievements for your game using Google Play, iOS Game Center, Amazon, Kongregate, Newgrounds, and Facebook....

Ice Age Adventures Review

Ice Age Adventures is a like a greatest hits collection of casual iOS games. The post Ice Age Adventures Review appeared first on 148Apps.

The Best Practice of Image Captioning: Fink You App is Released

Tenedos Apps is pleased to announce the release of Fink You 1.0, their newest iOS app. Fink You takes away the difficulty behind adding things and captions on pictures. Anyone can use the app for adding badges and texts over their photos on Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr. Or even Pinterest. 1

iPoe: Interactive Edgar Allan Poe Collection for iOS - Drops Price

Play Creatividad today announced a price cut for their well received Poe App. Starting today, iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection will reduce its price to $1.99 for a limited time. Download this terrifying collection of Edgar Allan Poe stories to your iPad or iPhone at a special price and celebrate the launch of the movie The Raven in Spain.

'Final Fantasy' vs. 'Dragon Quest': Shaun Ranks the iOS Ports of Both Series

The iOS platform is a haven of great (and some not-so-great) ports of classic games. Square Enix has made a big business out of porting their older catalog to iOS alongside some of their original mobile titles, and their most recent example of this is an excellent port of the 2008 Nintendo DS remake of

Sahara: The Untold Story by author Tamal Bandyopadhyay on Magzter

The world's largest and fastest growing global digital newsstand and book store Magzter recently added Tamal Bandyopadhyay's second book, Sahara: The Untold Story from India's well-known publishing house, Jaico. Readers on Magzter will find this gripping revelation under the category: Business, Investment and Management. 1

This Week at 148Apps: August 4-8, 2014

This week we grappled with a Pokemon replacement, checked out an ambidextrous iPhone case, and tangled with time. Want to know more? Read on. The post This Week at 148Apps: August 4-8, 2014 appeared first on 148Apps.

Upcoming 'TourStar' Aims to Be The 'Game Dev Story' of The Music Business

I feel like I've been saying this for years now, but I really wish someone would just look at Kairosoft's game formula and take it the next evolutionary step beyond porting old java games to iOS. The simulation gameplay loop they pack in to their games is fantastic, but even their best titles have a

The higher the potential spend, the more players will spend

Mobile payments company Onebip offers research which suggests that players will pay more if they're able to spend more....

This Week in Video Game Criticism: From Wasteland 2 to a Major in Sonic Studies

This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Lindsey Joyce on topics ranging from the 26 year incubation of Wasteland 2 to a serious examination of Sonic the Hedgehog....

The Clear Skin App will take 10 years off of your Photo

Skinny Photo Editor and Collage Inc. is proud to announce the release of Clear Skin 1.1 for iOS. The Clear Skin App will take 10 years off of your photo. Maybe more! Your selfie will never look so good. When you are browsing all the gossip magazines at your local grocery store. Do you ever wonder why all those images are flawless? Those people don't really look that good. 1

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