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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- So you’ve decided you want to be the boss in Like a Boss. Well, that’s a noble pursuit, I guess. As noble a pursuit as deciding you want to be the best bad guy ever can be. While the game is pretty simple, there are some hidden la
Any time a new Star Wars movie hits theaters is a big time pop culture happening, even if Disney is trying to put that to the test by releasing them every year. In any case, Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens today and has fans buzzing about that famous
The original Framed showed how to take an idea and create a compelling game around it. It felt unlike anything you’d played before, with its mixture of action and comic-panel swapping. Gorogoa is definitely hewn from the same rock, but it t
Everybody loves Wheres Wally? It may not be the most sophisticated concept of all time, but even the most ardent sceptic cant resist the powerful human urge to scan the page in search of Wally and his stupid jumper. Hidden Folks is basically Wheres W
Welcome to Portland? Portlandia? Well, whatever you want to call it, a quick glance at the new mobile games hitting the app stores this week tells you right away that ports from other platforms are hot even as the weather turns cold. Add in titles th
Have you ever wondered what it must be like to be the final boss of a raid in an MMO? Probably not, but that’s the question that Like a Boss! poses. Rather than the hero, here you’re playing the villain of the piece, and you need
Shapes are the global language. Wherever you are, a square is a square and a circle is a circle. Thats what gives Crazy Shapes its universal appeal. And, as games like Thomas Was Alone have already shown, you can squeeze a huge amount of personality
It’s no stretch to say that despite the truly dark things that happen toward the end of the book and movie series, there’s a certain amount of wish fulfillment in all things Harry Potter. There’s a lot of enjoyment to be
It’s not that much of a surprise that Game Insight is working on an eSports mode for Guns of Boom. After all, the 4v4 shooter is one of the few games on mobile that lends itself to the new watching-people-do-awesome-stuff-in-videogames tren
Amazing Katamari Damacy is one of those games that you just want to play. It’s a super fun endless runner that mixes the delicious chaos of the console originals with a more measured mobile play-style. And it’s really good. If you
If you live in the Northern Hemisphere then you’re probably cold right now. But do you have enough snow to build a snowman? I know I don’t, which is why it’s pretty good news that adorable push-and-pull puzzler A Good Sn
The trouble with sandboxes sometimes is figuring out where to start building sand castles. Or in terms of RPGs like Portal Knights, what to do first and where to set up shop for all the crafting you’re eventually going to do. Paralysis by t
Fantasy RPGs come in all shapes and sizes, so the biggest question any new one has to answer is whether or not it brings something new to the party of at least rearranges the furniture in a cool way. Portal Knights leans more heavily toward the latte
When Portal Knights dropped on Steam and consoles, it captured a lot of hearts with the way it took a fantasy RPG and added in randomized worlds, four-player co-op gameplay and yes, a hint of Minecraft in the way you can take those worlds apart block
It’s not that hard to start making shots in Golf Clash once you get the hang of its simple pull and aim mechanic down. Even when you’re just starting out, it’s quite possible to rack up birdies on the easier courses righ
You’ve finally arrived. In Football Manager Mobile 2018, we mean. You’ve got your dream job coaching one of the top soccer clubs on the planet. Or maybe you’ve taken over a squad that you think you can shepherd to promot
So you want to climb the ladder of the Parisian art world? But not in real life, in Passpartout: Starving Artist? Well then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got a bunch of tips and tricks here that are going to make sure you&
Art is a funny sort of a thing. One piece can mean so much to someone, and just look like a jumble of incoherent scribbles to someone else. That’s certainly what I’ve discovered during my time playing Passpartout: Starving Artist
Shadowverse is getting a new update. It’s called Chronogenesis and it’s adding 138 new cards to the already pretty massive roster of the digital CCG. There’ll also be 3 new leader cards, which were voted for as part of t
  AQuizMatics may look exciting and new, but weve seen its like before. Way back in the day, when iPhone game was in its infancy and Android gaming wasnt a thing, there was a game called Big Top 10, which saw you drawing lines through number
Have you ever wanted to become an artist? How about a French artist? I mean for some people that’s basically going to be impossible, which is why it’s such good news that Passpartout: The Starving Artist has landed on iOS and Andr
As we get closer to the end of the year, it’s kind of an early Christmas for fans of mobile games. With developers trying to beat the iOS App Store shutdown week, lots of cool stuff tends to pop up in December, and this year is shaping up t
Reigns: Her Majesty is definitely the sort of game you need to discover for yourself. However, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some pointers we can give you to make sure that you’re heading in the right direction. So
Have you ever wondered what it’d be like running your own country? Did you consider that maybe you’d control your empire with a Tinder-like interface that sees you swiping left and right to make your decisions? Probably not, but t
So you’ve started your managerial career in Football Manager Mobile 2018, eh? Congrats! Now all you have to worry about is convincing your star players not to leave, watching your transfer and wage budget, keeping the board and fans happy,
The original Reigns was a balancing act. As the monarch of a country you needed to juggle the wants and needs of a number of different factions in order to avoid getting your head chopped off. This sequel follows the same pattern, but there&#8217
So you’ve started playing Pocket Legends Adventures, and now you’re looking for the quickest way to smash, shoot, and vaporize all the bad guys that get in your way? Well then you’ve come to the right place, because in t
If Football Manager is the king of sports sims and most people would say that it is Football Manager Mobile 2018 is something of a young prince. While it doesn’t include all of the features if its sire, it’s got enough to reign su
I’m a bear. But I’m also sort of like a tiger. A grey tiger. Above and beyond all of that though I’m a super huge knight with a massive sword. And by the looks of things I’m also wearing a pair of spotty boxers
With hundreds of new mobile games hitting Google Play and the App Store every week, it can be a challenge finding new ideas – let alone coming up with them. Developer Hemmert UG has definitely cracked it with Escape Team, the most original
My Tamagotchi Forever is a relaxed yet strangely compelling virtual pet game from Bandai Namco. Based on the beloved virtual pet of the 1990s, My Tamagotchi Forever has come about to celebrate 20 years since the West was captivated by the little digi
The latest update to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp brought holiday cheer along with it, in the form of Santa clothing and wintry decorations for your Campsite. If you’ve been hiring Cyrus and Reese to craft furniture then you already know th
The characters in Stranger Things know all about the Upside Down, but right now, all of us are living in the In-Between in real life. What, you never heard of the In-Between? It’s that time after Thanksgiving but before Christmas, particula
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp officially launched one week ago, bringing the charm and relaxing gameplay of the core series to iOS and Android. While it is scaled down and more streamlined than its console siblings, we hoped that Nintendo would use th
Naruto x Boruto Ninja Voltage is a Naruto game unlike any other we’ve seen so far. It has action-RPG elements, as you build a team of four ninja to tackle solo challenges and opposing players’ fortresses. It has base defense and c
There’s something about an ampersand that just immediately calls to mind a fantasy role-playing setting. Call it the D&D effect. Whatever it is, that’s the correct vibe for the new Kobolds & Catacombs expansion for
There’s trouble in the realm of Asgard, and only the brothers Evarand and Boromir can set things right. Viking Brothers 3 is a lighthearted time management game set in the mythical realm of ancient lore. You’ll meet gods and godde
Being able to play Call of Duty on your smartphone isn’t quite a reality just yet, but games like World War Heroes get you somewhere close to that experience. This time round, you’re taken to the battlefields of World War II, with
Ketchapp, master of addictively simple phone games, is at it again with Bricks. I went in expecting more of a Brick Breaker game, but instead, I found a surprisingly frustrating game of sliding and color matching. Since it doesn’t explain w
Talking Tom isn’t just a fun cuddly character to ‘talk’ to in game any more – he’s also keen for action! That’s the case when it comes to Outfit7’s Talking Tom Pool. Playing kind o
NetEase is keen for you to embrace your Battle Royale/The Hunger Games style urges and that’s reflected in Knives Out. Playing a lot like Rules of Survival, it’s all about survival of the fittest, fastest, and sneakiest. Gamezebo
Ever played a game that was nearly great but didn’t quite make the cut? Puzzle Fighter is a lot like that. To immediately annihilate any expectations, I’ll cut to the chase – this isn’t like Super Puzzle Fighte
We’ve been keeping an excited eye on the next entry in the Rusty Lake series since it was mysteriously teased back in May with a lone screenshot. In August, the development team officially announced the title of the upcoming premium entry w
Capcom’s Puzzle Fighter is ablock droppinggame with a difference. As the name suggests, you’re fighting it out against characters from various favorite Capcom franchises. It’s a format you may have played before on other
You may have noticed that mobile titles very similar to the “it” console game of the moment, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, are making their way onto the app stores. The battle royale genre is hot, and it’s not
If you decorated your house with fire-breathing snake statues and had ninja lurking to greet unsuspecting visitors, I’m not saying we couldn’t be friends, but we probably wouldn’t be hanging out at your place all that of
Shadow Fight 3 is a rather gorgeous looking RPG/fighting game hybrid. The third game in the series from Nekki, it has you exploring feudal-era Japan, playing a hero with an unknown destiny. With plenty of fighting, as well as room to upgrade one&
Lineage 2 Revolution has been out for a few weeks now, which means you’ve likely auto-quested your way into the upper echelons of the story by this point whether you’ve given much thought to it or not. As you reach these later sta
Your main aim in Phantom Chaser is to collect phantoms. Despite the title, you dont really chase them. Instead, you collect them by winning battles. These battles are strung together by a rich storyline involving many fun characters. The game gradual
Now that you’ve hopefully recovered from your food comas and remember, tryptophan in turkey is way overrated, it’s the insane amount of carbs in Thanksgiving dinner that usually get you it’s time to get shopping. Black F