Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon GO’s eggstravaganza update for iPhone and Android

Easter is here, and that can only mean one thing. Pokemon GO has been updated! Actually it probably means a lot more than that, but that’s the thing I’m focusing on because I don’t know how much content I’d be able to get out of eggs and zombie Jesus.

So instead I’m going to write about the Pokemon GO eggstravaganza. So I guess I am writing about eggs. Look, it’s been a long day and I don’t know where my wallet is so let’s just try and get this over and done with then we can all go have a nice long weekend.

What is it?

The eggstravaganza is the latest update to Pokemon GO. It’s come out just in time for the Easter break, and it’s brought with it some new tweaks that are likely to make you smile while you stuff chocolate facsimiles of chicken periods into your face.

What tweaks?

Well, there’s now a wider range of Pokemon in the 2km eggs. So that’s a pretty good reason to put some shoes on and go for a wander. Plus every egg that you hatch is going to give you more candy. ‘Tis the season, after all.

The Pokemon that pop out are going to level up faster as well, thanks to the fact they get double XP. Basically Pokemon GO really wants you to start wandering around, collecting more Pokemon, and having a lovely old time in the sunshine.

Lucky Eggs are also on sale in the store. They’re 50% off, which is a pretty good deal, and using one of those will get you quadruple XP. Which sounds ridic…

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Everything you need to know about Pokemon Duel on iPhone, iPad, and Android

In a break to our regularly scheduled content, I figured I should probably write something about the new Pokemon game that’s just come out on the App Store.

Yeah, you read that right, there’s a new Pokemon game on the App Store. How could I write about anything else when I’m so excited about all of those Pokemon and the balls and all the rest of that stuff.

Anyway, here’s a break down of all the stuff you need to know about Pokemon Duel. So you can just jump straight in and start duelling some Pokemon. Classic.

What is it?

It’s not your standard Pokemon game, that’s for sure, and it’s not the sort of thing that’s likely to make as much noise as Pokemon GO. What it is is a strategy boardgame that sees you using your Poke-deck to beat a foe.

You collect different Pokemon and then use them to take control of a grid. There are little fights that involve spinning a wheel, and cards you can play that change some of the effects that your monsters have.

What’s the set up?

You’re working your way through a series of fights to prove you’re the best. I think the opening cinematic heavily suggests that if you’re victorious you’ll nab yourself a giant tower. Which is sort of cool.

Put in your own name, play a few practice bouts, and you’re good to go. But don’t be surprised if you get trounced to begin with.

There’s a surprising amount of depth here, in spite of the fact that thing…

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Everything about Everwing: Part 3 – Power-ups, special enemies, and gems

In this part of our Everwing guide, we’re going to take a look at the power-ups, gems, and special enemies that you can use to improve your scores. You’ll need to know what does what and when if you’re going to succeed.

But don’t you fret, we’ve put hours into the game to ensure that we’ve got a pretty good idea of what we’re talking about.

There’s plenty more Everwing content coming up on the site as well, so if you’re stuck or you need some help, make sure you check back regularly to keep on getting the best scores you possibly can.

The power-ups

There are three different power-ups in the game, and they each have their own strengths and weaknesses. And when you combine them together you’ll watch your score rocketing up like nobody’s business.

Magnet – The magnet will help you collect gems, coins, and power-ups more easily. You’ll still have to move to grab everything, but this will make it much easier.

Four leaf clover – This doubles the power of your shots for a set amount of time. Coupled with the magnet you’re likely to just see a rain of coins falling into your pocket.

Magic orb – This sends you shooting up the screen, smashing waves as you go. Weave around to score even more points.

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Everything about Everwing: Part 4 – Dragons and characters

In this section of our series on Everwing, we’re going to look at the items you’re going to be spending your money on when you get deeper into the game – new dragons and new characters.

It’s with these purchases that the real scope of the game starts opening up. You’ll be earning money when you’re not even playing, evolving your creatures, and setting yourself goals for each play session.

In the last part of the series we’ll look at some advanced play tactics, but for now let’s find out the best ways to spend all of your hard earned cash.

Dragons

Your dragons are the companions you’re going to take into each battle with you. There are a number of different types of dragons and they’ll give you different boosts and buffs as you play.

Your dragons will level up as you fly with them. They’ll only get up to level 10 on their own though. It’s here that you’ll have to start evolving them.

To evolve a dragon you need another dragon of the same type that’s also been levelled up to 10. Head to the sidekicks menu and tap the dragon you want to evolve.

Tap the evolve button and you’ll see the dragons that you can use to evolve your creature. Choose one, but choose carefully. Once you’ve blended two d…

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Everything about Everwing: Part 5 – Quests and advanced tips

In this final part of our Everwing series we’re going to take a look at some of the advanced tactics you can use to make even more cash as you play.

Namely we’re going to look at using quests, new characters, and extra dragons to fill up your coffers when you’re not even playing.

We’ll also give you some tricks for getting the most out of the time you’re playing the game, since we’re pretty sure that you’re going to be playing an awful lot after you’ve read all of this.

Quests

Quests are missions you can send characters on to earn you gold when you’re not even playing. They last for a set amount of time, and when they’re done you can claim the cash that your character has earned.

By the time you start unlocking new characters, your main character is going to be pretty strong, and you won’t want to send them off when you’re playing.

That doesn’t mean you can’t use them in quests though. There are two and four hour quests, so send them off when you’re going to bed and reap the rewards when you get back.

You can also use the gold you earn from playing on any character, so you can toughen up fairies that you’ve never even used so that they’re stronger when they go out to quest for…

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Everything you need to know about Super Mario Run on iPhone and iPad

Well Super Mario Run is out. Doesn’t time fly when you’re waiting for something to happen. No. No it does not. But that’s not the point. The point is that Super Mario Run is out.

Which means you’re probably wondering whether you should get it, what you have to do when you get it, and whether or not all your friends are going to get it as well. You’ve probably got more questions too. Well answering questions is what we do best.

So here in easily digestible list form is all the information you need to know to get Super Mario Run, and get superbly Mario running. If you’ve got your own hints and tips then throw them in the comments below.

Should I get it?

That’s the big question. So to help you out, here’s the official AppSpy verdict, in video form.

But if you don’t have the time to watch a video because you’re a busy important person, here’s the short answer – yes. It’s a brilliant auto-running platformer that does things differently.

It’s bright, it’s breezy, and it’s an awful lot of fun. Basically everything you want from a Mario mobile game.

What happens when I get it?

Well there’s some free content when you download the game. You can play through the first three sections of the game and participate in some Toad Rally as well. If you want more though, you’ll have to pay.

The game has a one off IAP of £7.99, which gets you everything that i…

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Price Drop: About Love, Hate and the other ones (Games)


About Love, Hate and the other ones 1.3.2

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 1.99 -> Free, Version: 1.3.2 (iTunes)

Description:

About Love, Hate and the others is FREE today with AppGratis.com

* no.1 puzzler in 45 countries *

* winner of the german computergames award 2012! *

“a surprisingly sophisticated, charming game.”
Jury German Computergames Award

“In conclusion, About Love, Hate and the Other Ones is one of the best puzzle games in the market for portable devices of Apple.”
GameOver.gr

"…it provides a clever and fairly unique series of special-relation riddles that make time melt away."
148Apps

“Lovingly crafted pencil crayon-like visuals. Surprisingly expressive characterizations for a game about blobs.”
Gamezebo

Slip into the role of Love and Hate in this fun and challenging puzzle game. Help the cute main characters to get back to their beloved hill. Master all of the 70 levels, encounter diverse other ones and find out how they respond to Love and Hate.

The game features easy to learn touch controls, specifically designed for the iPhone and iPad. Lovely music and sounds, all tailor-made for the game.

Features:
• unique graphics
• outstanding music and sounds
• 70 handcrafted levels
• 6 “other ones” with unique abilities
• 4 different worlds to explore

What’s New

Bug fix.

About Love, Hate and the other ones

AppShopper.com: Popular New Apps, Version Changes and Price Changes (Games) for iOS

Hands-on with Fanatic Earth, the JRPG about alien plagues, fighting baddies, and saving ladies in exchange for fine dining

Kemco has just released Fanatic Earth onto the iOS and Android app stores, and here’s the elevator pitch that got me excited for that happening;

Xilleon City is the last remaining bastion of humanity, which has seen the majority of its population wiped out by an alien disease. You play as a man with probably The Best Hair Ever who is unfortunately suffering from a spot of amnesia, and pretty soon you find yourself in trouble with a gigantic (and undoubtedly evil) corporation called Cyphate.

If the above synopsis, and the below video is something you reckon you’ll want to invest a few dozen hours in, then you best go grab Fanatic Earth now, as it’s currently celebrating its launch with a sale at £2.49 / $ 3.99, but it’ll jump back up to £5.49 / $ 7.99 shortly.

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Learn about Android Internals and NDK

San Francisco Android User Group held an event on February 23rd, 2010 with Marko Gargenta who presented on Android Internals and NDK. Here is a rough outline of Marko’s talk: Anatomy of Android Linux kernel Native Libraries Android Runtime Application Framework Android Physiology Startup Walkthrough Layer Interaction JNI Overview JNI Development – Java JNI Development – C Compiling JNI sample application Using NDK What is NDK Installing and setting up NDK Getting started with NDK Creating a simple application using NDK www.sfandroid.org This event was sponsored by Marakana and Lookout