Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm is described as a simulation game where the American rapper teaches you how to "plant, grow, and harvest the finest herb on earth." It reality Weed Farm is more of a clicker where you cultivate different types of cannabis by mindlessly tapping your display. Somehow the game has managed to earn a perfect App Store rating from over 1,000 user reviews since its release a few days ago. Not only is that a lot of reviews for a newly launched gamed, but it's a bit suspicious.
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The popular desktop title Age of War 2 is now available for iOS. If you have never played the Age of War series, they are side scrolling, tower defense games where you progress through different ages in time. Think Civ Rev but much simpler. Age of War 2 features two more ages than its predecessor. It also includes 29 unit types, the famous Chicken Turret, 4 difficulty modes and tons of achievements and challenges.
Before I ever owned an iOS device I knew how to use one. I instantly knew how to navigate my first iPhone from simply seeing my friends with their devices and by watching Apple commercials. Apple's easy to use UI and apps are what helped the iPhone and iPad become the most popular mobile devices available today. Unfortunately there is no sign of that innovation in Apple's newest app Clips. Like Facebook and others, Apple has tried to copy the huge success of Snapchat by releasing an easy to use video creation tool, and it's a bit confusing at first glance.
If you depend on Google for your income it may be time to consider monetizing your other social media accounts now that YouTube is in an advertiser crisis. It was recently reported that more than 250 brands have pulled their ads from Google's video platform after it was discovered their commercials were running before "extremist" content. Many popular YouTubers have been reporting a decrease in revenue after YouTube demonetized many of their videos in response to the recent advertiser boycott.
The new mobile game Power Rangers: Legacy Wars has landed on the App Store the same week the movie reboot also lands in theaters. Legacy Wars is a real-time PvP fighting game where players can build teams of three characters to do battle in famous locations from the Power Rangers movie and television show. The game features over 40 different rangers and villains from the vast Power Rangers multiverse that you can unlock and train.