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'Necklace Of Skulls' Review - A Unique Adventure Through Mayan Myths

Gamebook developer Cubus Games is only on their third swing at the genre, but they've already become a player worth paying attention to in that sphere. So far they've released the off-beat horror tale The Sinister Fairground [$2.99] and the crazy yet awesome sci-fi story Heavy Metal Thunder [Free], both bringing themes and unique writing

Right of publicity: How you can legally put a celebrity in your game

"While being a 'public figure' may make it difficult to libel or defame someone, their status as public figure actually helps their right of publicity lawsuit against you."...

Square Enix Announces New Tactical RPG for Mobile, Heavenstrike Rivals.

2 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

With their epic stories and gorgeous graphics, Square Enix designs some pretty sweet games. This winter they are introducing their newest mobile title, Heavenstrike Rivals. It will be a tactical RPG that features player-vs-player combat and a multitude of characters. Show More Summary

'Wolfenstein 3D Classic' Returns to the App Store with iOS 8 and Widescreen Support

A little more than a year ago, id Software updated two of their old iOS ports–Doom Classic and Rage HD– with 4-inch widescreen support and support for Apple's then-new iOS 7 software. Both games had quietly disappeared from the App Store at least a month prior to the updates, which was scary for me as

Threadz is a New Writing Adventure for You and Your Friends

2 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

In the tradition of round-robin storytelling, Threadz is a Creative writing social game. To play, you select a theme such as “Once upon a time” or “It was a dark and scary night,” that will help start your story. Then you will take turns...Show More Summary

'Crossy Road' Review - Watch Out for That Train!

What separates the great games from the good games? There's an intangible aspect of making a game feel fun to play that can be difficult to pin down when trying to describe it, and even more difficult for a developer to create. But when a developer nails it down, it's truly sublime. Crossy Road [Free]

Mobile studio receives $1M funding to expand on multiplayer engine

Flow State Media, the game studio behind mobile word game Letter UP, has received $1 million in a round of funding....

SteelSeries Stratus XL Hardware Review

2 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

The Stratus XL is definitely a quality controller, but it’s not the best fit for smaller devices. The post SteelSeries Stratus XL Hardware Review appeared first on 148Apps.

5 mistakes not to make when you get started with analytics

"Creating a proper analytics setup is far from easy. Things will be in the wrong spot or simply broken. Tell your teammates what you found challenging or hard to decipher and what to fix in the future."...

Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Gets a Trailer

Looks like those leaked screenshots were legit. Telltale has released the first trailer for its upcoming Game of Thrones adventure game, and it’s definitely set in the universe of the HBO show. Watch it below. From what little they show, it looks pretty great, with terrific graphics and dead-on digital likenesses of the actors. The […]

RPG Reload File 015 - 'Zenonia'

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome back to the RPG Reload, our weekly quest to discover the nature of the demon found within our regrets. Each week, we dust off an RPG from the App Store's past to see how it holds up in the futuristic world of today. Whether it's revisiting an old favorite, reflecting

GameStop down year-on-year, and the stock market doesn't like it

Today, GameStop shared its quarterly results, and they show a year-on-year decline for the retailer, despite the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One coming into their second holiday....

'Exiles: Far Colony' Trailer Released by Crescent Moon Games

Crescent Moon Games' next big self-developed title is Exiles: Far Colony, and it's expected to land later this year. The studio has been working on this game over the past year, an open-world action-RPG in the vein of something like Mass Effect meets Ravensword: Shadowlands [$6.99]. Players will be tasked with exploring an alien planet,

Unity support for 64-bit iOS apps coming close to Apple's deadline

Starting from February 1, 2015, developers who submit games to the App Store will need to include a 64-bit version -- and Unity might be ready in January....

The Fantastic 'Ghost Blade' Now More Readable Thanks to Our Forum Community

Character action games are a genre that feels underrepresented on iOS, perhaps because they inherently rely on complex button combinations for combat that just don't translate very well to the touchscreen. Well, about a month ago, Ghost Blade [$4.99] launched on the App Store seemingly out of nowhere, and set a standard for how these

10 App Store Games To Watch [11/19/2014]

While I might not have been reporting on them so much in the past few weeks, that doesn’t mean there have been any less new game offerings in the iOS world.  I’ve decided to change things up a bit, however, and instead of tying each installment to a specific week, I’m just going to bring … Read more

First Trailer and Details Revealed for 'Need for Speed No Limits'

EA Mobile has just put out the first details and footage of the upcoming Need for Speed No Limits. We first heard about the game in conjunction with promotion for Ken Block's "Gymkhana Seven" which came out recently. Well, today we have the first concrete details on the game. The game is centered around street

Telltale and HBO Reveal First 'Game of Thrones' Trailer

I've just been increasingly impressed by the quality of the games that Telltale has been putting out lately. Walking Dead [Free] was a major turning point it felt like, as it was a definite departure from the good but distinctly janky games like Jurassic Park [$2.99 (HD)]. Walking Dead Season Two [Free] was fabulous, and

New Tower Defense Game, Kingdom Rush: Origins, is Available Today

3 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Kingdom Rush: Origins is a prequel to the popular Kingdom Rush by Ironhide Game Studio. The game adds new towers, heroes, levels, and enemies to the world, as well as over 70 unique achievements and three difficulty modes. You get to...Show More Summary

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