Time is limited. Apps are plentiful. How can you make sense of the ever-increasing number of new games in the App Store?
Well, by reading Pocket Gamer
, of course. But we can't possibly cover everything, and there are some games that just don't fit in our wheelhouse. Thankfully, our friends over at 148Apps
are here to save the day.
Take a look at some of the casual games that have caught the attention of the 148Apps
team...Pahelika: Secret Legends
By IronCode Gaming
"Control issues negatively affect this otherwise potentially interesting casual adventure game." (Jennifer Allen)5BY5 Brain Game
By Isotope 244
"Sliding tiles mashed up with number adding and color matching - there's a lot going on in this puzzle strategy brain game." (Charlie Miller)Tanuki Forest
By Mighty Mill
"With plenty of charm and not many reasons for cynicism, Tanuki Forest
is a delightful change of pace for the Endless Runner." (Jennifer Allen)Bowl With Me
"Offering a fun bowling experience amongst friends, Bowl With Me
is a little simple but still offers some fun times." (Jennifer Allen)Geek Resort
By Advanced Mobile Applications
is a tycoon-style park creation title with an overall fun art-style; it's simply let down on its reliance of in-app purchases to drive its gameplay, and a few obvious bugs." (Arron Hirst)Sky Tribes
is a cute free-to-play PvP game that boasts some interesting ideas, but it moves very slowly unless players are willing to pay up." (Nadia Oxford)Brave Guardians HD
"Although it has a few gimmicks, Brave Guardians
is a pretty typical tower defense game." (Jordan Minor)Fishton
"Build up a fishipedia with this simple to play and quite satisfying casual fishing game." (Jennifer Allen)Cloud Breaker
By Axis Sivitz
"A simple concept, Cloud Breaker
is fiendishly challenging. Even for those used to the brick-busting genre." (Jennifer Allen)Urp!
By Ursa Major Media
is a charming adventure puzzler designed in a way that will appeal to many children, but leave mature audiences wishing for more of a challenge. (Cata Modocea)
All this, plus Carter Dotson stages a 148Apps Live event with Glu Games and Frontline Commando 2
. Oh, and Jennifer Allen explores the connection between Tanuki Forest
and Studio Ghibli.
Click on over to 148Apps
now for app news, reviews, interviews, and more.