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‘Super Senso’ 1.8 Update Adds More Challenges, Med-Bot and Saboteur Units, and More

‘Super Senso’ 1.8 Update Adds More Challenges, Med-Bot and Saboteur Units, and More

If you’ve been enjoying the Advance Wars-like Super Senso [Free], you’ll be glad to know that Update 1.8, which has just gone live, adds more content to the game. The new update adds more Challenges to the game, since they appear to be fan-favorites. Challenges are one-turn puzzles and can be quite the brain teasers. There are also 3 new advanced tutorials that should help new players get the hang of the game faster. More interestingly, we are getting two new units: Med-Bot and Saboteur. Med-Bots have weak attacks but heal adjacent allied units at the start of both yours and the opponent’s turn. Saboteurs are fast infantry units with the ability to evade the first instance of damage each turn.

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The update is also adding a new map called Twin Temples I, reworking Warp, improving the UI, and also throwing in plenty of bug fixes and optimizations that you can check out here. Let me know what you think about the new update and new units in the comments below.

Nintendo E3 Recap: ‘Pokemon’, ‘Rocket League’, ‘Super Mario Odyssey’, ‘Zelda’ DLC, and More

Nintendo E3 Recap: ‘Pokemon’, ‘Rocket League’, ‘Super Mario Odyssey’, ‘Zelda’ DLC, and More

Nintendo held its E3 presentation on Tuesday morning, June 13th, and while it was a scant 25 minutes, it came with some intriguing looks at future titles and a few vague announcements. As far as the new stuff goes, Nintendo announced a new Pokemon RPG coming to the Switch at some point in the future, being made by Game Freak. Metroid Prime 4 is in development. New Kirby and Yoshi games, with tentative titles Kirby and Yoshi respectively, are in the works. Kirby will feature up to four characters playing at once. Yoshi features multiple Yoshis, and a sort of ‘flip-side’mechanic where you can flip between sides of the world, and launch eggs at background targets.

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The first Breath of the Wild DLC was shown: “The Master Trials” will release on June 30th, featuring Master mode, Trial of the Sword, Hero’s Path mode, new armor, a Korok mask, and more. The second DLC, with some more limited details, is planned for this holiday season and is called “The Champion’s Ballad.”

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Super Mario Odyssey got new gameplay footage, showing off the hat capture mechanic where Mario can transform into a ton of enemies and objects throughout the world by tossing his hat.

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Speaking of Mario hats, Rocket League is coming to the Switch later this year, and you’ll be able to get exclusive vehicles, along with new Mario and Luigi hats. Plus, there will be cross-platform online multiplayer.

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There was some additional Switch news along the way. Nyko announced some new accessories. Most interesting for mobile users will be the Clip Grip Power. It will let you clip your phone to this Joy-Con grip, allowing you to easily use your Nintendo online app with your phone while playing. It will also contain an internal battery for charging the controllers, phone, or the Switch. It will also have internal storage for cartridges or microSD cards. It releases later this month for $ 24.99. Go Nintendo has a whole report on Nyko’s new Switch accessories.

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Super Nano Jumpers’

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Super Nano Jumpers’

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn’t necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game in a review, the game with the best graphics, or really any other quantifiable “best” thing. Instead, it’s more just us picking out the single game out of the week’s releases that we think is the most noteworthy, surprising, interesting, or really any other hard to describe quality that makes it worth having if you were just going to pick up one.

These picks might be controversial, and that’s OK. If you disagree with what we’ve chosen, let’s try to use the comments of these articles to have conversations about what game is your game of the week and why.

Without further ado?

 

Super Nano Jumpers

While App Store featuring this week has been absolutely dominated by both Monument Valley 2 [$ 4.99] and the various Apple Design Award winners, you really need to take some time and check out Super Nano Jumpers [$ 1.99] as it’s among the best Super Meatboy-likes we’ve seen on the App Store. What makes the game unique is the way you control it, which blends auto-running mechanics with the ability to stop on a dime- even in the air.

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Like Super Meatboy, Super Nano Jumpers is a difficult insta-death game with some levels that’ll have you dying over, and over, and over (and over). Practically everything you touch kills you, and the three star scoring system takes into account both how many of the coins you collect as well as how few times you die. Collecting coins and surviving is easy early in the game, but quickly gets incredibly difficult.

Your character automatically runs from the left side of the screen to the right, and by tapping the right side of the screen you jump and by tapping (or holding) the left side of the screen you stop. It’s fascinating how these controls allow you to do some incredibly precise platforming. They feel a little strange at first, particularly when you’re stopping in air. If you’re mid-jump and hold the left side of the screen, your character just stops and will fall with gravity. It’s a control scheme I really hope more games start using.

Similar to Mikey Jumps [Free], each level segment takes up the entire iPhone screen, so there’s no side-scrolling or anything else to worry about. You can see all the obstacles you need to avoid, and figure out a strategy for how to overcome them. 75 levels in all are included stretched across four worlds, and there’s even a second time trial mode to extend play time.

If you’re into difficult platformers, don’t miss Super Nano Jumpers

Out Now: ‘Monument Valley 2’, ‘Farming Simulator 18’, ‘Super Nano Jumpers’, ‘Astro Crash’, ‘The Quest – Thor’s Hammer’, ‘Pocket Claw’, ‘Art of Conquest’ and More

Out Now: ‘Monument Valley 2’, ‘Farming Simulator 18’, ‘Super Nano Jumpers’, ‘Astro Crash’, ‘The Quest – Thor’s Hammer’, ‘Pocket Claw’, ‘Art of Conquest’ and More

It’s once again time to round up all the big new releases of the week, and with the craziness that is WWDC going on and the surprise release of Monument Valley 2 pretty much clogging up all the featured spots (deservedly so, I should add) it’s actually a pretty light week compared to most. That doesn’t mean that there isn’t still a bunch of interesting things to play, so check out the full list of new releases below and let us know what you’ve got your eye on. And should anything else noteworthy slip out later than usual, you can bet we’ll let you know.


 

Armored Warriors – WWII RTS

iTunes Description

In commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, Triniti Interactive presents the most immersive real-time strategy game on mobile devices: Armored Warriors uses proper real-time strategy to take you through the classic campaigns of World War II. You take the role of a fictional commander of a volunteer army, joining in famous battles and aiding nations in their resistance to the Nazi invasions.

Given the special nature of the units, you have complete control over the production of troops and equipment research. As the battles unfold, you will unlock equipment unique to specific countries, including advanced German weaponry, a wide array of prototypes and test equipment. We look forward to meeting your most powerful armored corps!

Forum Thread: Armored Warriors – WWII RTS (by Triniti Interactive Limited)


Art of Conquest

iTunes Description

Explore a huge magical world!

Besiege enemy strongholds to expand your kingdom, slay nefarious dragons with a band of legendary heroes, and challenge players around the world to epic real-time battles!

Forum Thread: Art of Conquest (by Lilith Games)


Astro Crash

iTunes Description

It’s time to get really big and really silly.

Soar through a 60s retro galaxy. Create hilarious spaceships by crashing into smaller ships and fusing with their junk to grow in your own special way. Can you swallow the galaxy? Collect a bunch of cool spaceships like the Lightning Cat, Space Love, Super Charged Hot-Rod, and more! Win them all and fly in style.

Forum Thread: Astro Crash (by Affable Games)


B – The Game

iTunes Description

B is a game about a man on a bench with a bee on a string.

How to play:
Tap left and right to swing.

Forum Thread: B – The Game (by Deadly Serious Media)


Catch The Kitty – Story of Bella

iTunes Description

?Catch The Kitty ? Story of Bella? is about choosing the right jump by swiping to the right direction of your next platform & taping on your screen to eliminate the monsters and booby traps on your way. Sounds easy? I guess not, when the speed increases on time to time.
So catch ?Bella? on her journey to save the kitty cat from the alien monster around the world.

Forum Thread: Catch The Kitty – Story of Bella (by FAITH Studio)


Dead Plague: Zombie Outbreak

iTunes Description

A few months ago, the secret Research Center leaked a lethal virus “DEAD PLAGUE”. The warm tropical environment spread the virus rapidly, turning people into enraged zombie mutants.

An organization named ?BIOCORP? stood out to prevent the virus from spreading. You have been assigned into their strike team to work in the dangerous infected areas to collect DNA samples and reveal the mystery behind the outbreak. There is hope that a cure can be made. Act quickly and decisively to defend mankind from a killer virus spreading across in this survival and action packed top down 3D shooter!

Forum Thread: DEAD PLAGUE: Zombie Outbreak (by GameSpire Ltd.)


Dr. Darkness

iTunes Description

The black magician hits the ashes and has whispered his magical words. With a frightening sound, the sun began to be covered with dust clouds. The darkness and shadow have begun to take over the whole world.

Dr Darkness a superhero.

The dark and shadow sorceress condemned the world to darkness and cursed the light. To protect the darkness, he began to produce creatures with special powers of his own and landed in the dark. The landlord’s soldiers had to be destroyed and the landlord to die so that the world could regain the light and see the sun.

Forum Thread: Dr. Darkness (By Babil Studios)


Fancy Cats Solitaire

iTunes Description

Train your brain with this challenging Fancy Cats Solitaire game. Solitaire is a top notch classical card game that uses a deck of 52 playing cards. You have to place the cards in the right order to complete each challenge. Never feel alone again as adorable cats join you in this single player game.

Forum Thread: Fancy Cats Solitaire (by Genix Lab)


Farming Simulator 18

iTunes Description

Become a modern farmer in Farming Simulator 18! Immerse yourself in a huge open world and harvest many types of crops, take care of your livestock – cows, sheep, and pigs – take part in forestry, and sell your products on a dynamic market to expand your farm!

You have access to a huge selection of over 50 farming vehicles and machines, faithfully recreated from over 30 of the biggest names in the industry, including AGCO??s most respected brands: Challenger, Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. Drive and use brand new equipment and harvest sugar beet, potatoes, wheat, canola, corn, and for the first time sunflowers.

Forum Thread: Farming Simulator 18 (By GIANTS Software GmbH)


Flick Heroes

iTunes Description

Climb the tower and battle the hordes in this exciting new RPG. Flick Heroes features fun and fast combat. Simply flick and unleash mayhem!
Collect and level new characters.
Can you get them to the top?

Forum Thread: Flick Heroes (By Storm Giant Studios)


GX Monsters

iTunes Description

GX Monsters is a new and exciting racing game. It?s time for action!

Unlock cutting edge monster trucks and cars. Apply countless customization features! Defeat your opponents in various events and super fun tracks from New York City to Tokyo.

Become the greatest racer of all time!

Forum Thread: GX Monsters (by FunGenerationLab)


Kitty Match Two

iTunes Description

Play with this cute little kitties and match always two of the same kind and fill your personal kitty album! Collect 30 different cute little cats and kitties through your adventure across 30 levels of the best matching game on the App Store! Play matching puzzles and match always two identically cats to earn coins each level and spend them for your favorite little cats! 30 levels of the best matching experience awaits you in kitty match! Start with the easy two by two tile board and progress up to a 8 by 8 board! It its the best and cutest matching game on the App Store and its free to play! Totally awesome!

Forum Thread: Kitty Match Two (By Benjamin Kistler)


Make It Less

iTunes Description

Tap on tiles to make it less: 16 -> 8 -> 4 -> 2. When four tiles have the same number they merge in one.
Don’t let tiles to split more than ? of the set.
Be aware! Time is running out! Make wise and quick choices!

How long will You stay?

Forum Thread: Make It Less (by Empty Stage)


Monument Valley 2

iTunes Description

Guide a mother and her child as they embark on a journey through magical architecture, discovering illusionary pathways and delightful puzzles as you learn the secrets of the Sacred Geometry.

Sequel to the Apple Game of the Year 2014, Monument Valley 2 presents a brand new adventure set in a beautiful and impossible world.

Help Ro as she teaches her child about the mysteries of the valley, exploring stunning environments and manipulating architecture to guide them on their way.

Forum Thread: Monument Valley 2 (by ustwo Games Ltd)


Mushroom Heroes

iTunes Description

Mushroom Heroes is a puzzle-platform video game developed. Retro platformer where the player can switch between three different characters.
You have a 3 mushroom hero and each mushroom has special abilities, some of which the player needs in order to pass certain obstacles.

Forum Thread: Mushroom Heroes (by Serkan Bakar)


o7 Capsuleer!

iTunes Description

o7 Capsuleer!

This is a minimalistic pixel game of space, mining, scanning and researching.

Here you can click space sectors, scanning them. You should earn isks and skill points to buy ships and make your first fleet.

You can collect solar energy, find mineable asteroids or non-mineable asteroids, planets, ice fields, comets, nebulas, solar batteries, stations.

Forum Thread: o7 Capsuleer! (by Andrew Chuprina)


Platforms – Endless Arcade Hopper

iTunes Description

Hop on the moving platforms and reach as many towers as you can!

Just tap the screen to aim and swipe sideways to change direction of the hopper and try not to fall down!

What is your best score?

Forum Thread: PLATFORMS – Endless Arcade Hopper (by Shori Games)


Pocket Claw

iTunes Description

A cute claw machine in your pocket!

Introducing the free claw machine, Pocket Claw from Magic Cube!
The characters of the popular games of Magic Cube are appeared as a toy in the Claw Machines.
Meet and Collect them using various claws on various types of claw machines!

Forum Thread: Pocket Claw (By Magic Cube)


The Quest – Thor’s Hammer

iTunes Description

Through the winter, Thor’s Hammer reverberated in the heavens, bringing thunder, lightning, even dragons. Omens of evil were clear. By summer, fierce marauders from the North came in their longboats. Theft and destruction became the norm. They looted Holy Island’s abbey. No one has dared resist them. They and everyone seem under a curse.

Heroism is needed, so you were summoned. Is your sword arm still strong? You’ll face Viking steel, giants, trolls and new diseases. Grab your weapon. Are you ready to board ship for Hell?

Forum Thread: The Quest – Thor’s Hammer (by Redshift)


Simple Knights

iTunes Description

The warrior who is named ‘Nehmo’ gets a loan to make his mercenaries to earn much money in the war.
But, due to the invasion of Devil and his soldiers, all countries stop fighting and work together.
It gets harder to get a loan due to the lack of jobs to do.
However, it could be another chance.
Let’s head to the base of our enemies and take treasures!

Forum Thread: Simple Knights (By MadCatGames)


SkyWolf – Fully Armed Fighter

iTunes Description

2017 Best arcade shoot’em up “SkyWolf” is released !

150+ Mission

5+ Style Mission
(Origin, Cooperation, Deja Vu, Sudden Death, Fever, …)

Forum Thread: SkyWolf – Fully Armed Fighter (by Min Hyung Lee)


Snoot

iTunes Description

Move your little ball through a minimalist and colored world. Do everything you can to avoid touching the black tiles or you will face an inevitable death…

Forum Thread: Snoot (by Stgm1)


Soul Warrior – Fight Adventure

iTunes Description

The Soul Warriors are on the quest to destroy the evil boss which conquered all 6 huge areas in their kingdom. In a platform, side-scrolling fight adventure, you need to show great fighting skills, use the right weapons and upgrade your warriors. The soul warriors need your strength and guidance to get back what?s theirs!

Forum Thread: Soul Warrior – Fight Adventure (By Giang Tran)


Space Colonizers Idle Clicker

iTunes Description

With the rapid development of the earth’s civilization, the planet has become worse and worse.
We need another habitat, brave people, take risks for all mankind!

In the process of exploring the beautiful universe, you will go through a variety of strange planet,
You will encounter a variety of lovely aliens.

If you find a suitable planet to live, do not forget your great mission,
Remember to return to Earth, bring human hope, immigration of some human beings.

Forum Thread: Space Colonizers Idle Clicker (by CapPlay.com)


Super Nano Jumpers

iTunes Description

Super Nano Jumpers is a retro hard as nails platformer with tight control mechanics, This semi autorunner’s controls are simple enough – tap the left side of the screen to halt, tap the right side to jump. With over 75 levels to play across 4 different worlds and 2 different Game modes(Arcade & Time trial) you need to survive these dark dungeons,unlock new characters and make it to the end.

Forum Thread: Super Nano Jumpers (By Xigma Games)


Who Am I: The Tale of Dorothy

iTunes Description

How do you feel if there are other personalities in your head?
Dorothy Watson, the main character of this story is a 14 years old girl who just entered middle school. She looks common to others, but in fact Dorothy has a lot of pain and wounds that peers do not have. Various events that have taken place since childhood have left a terrible trauma to Dorothy. And as the wounds continued to accumulate in the mind, Dorothy?s personality was split into several.

Forum Thread: Who Am I: The Tale of Dorothy(by Onaemo Studio)


X-Tanks Battles- 3D Tank Shooter Game World War 3

iTunes Description

Are you ready for the War III ? Download now one of the best tank games, it’s totally FREE now!

Choose your best X-Tank with unique skills and take part in fast paced real-time combats.

Forum Thread: X-Tanks Battles- 3D Tank Shooter Game World War 3 by (G2 STUDIO COMPANY LIMITED)


Zombat

iTunes Description

Zombat is an Arcade style score chaser with easy single-tap play. You are the unlucky janitor trapped in school during a zombie invasion. Armed only with yourself and your ingenuity, you have to protect the kids, so you construct ?Beef? – the zombie slaying robot with bats as arms. Time ?Beef?s? swings to bat items strategically to smash through the zombie horde. Together you will save the day!

Forum Thread: Zombat (by Brackish Games)


4 Fingers

iTunes Description

4 Fingers – the game requires a good reaction and nerves of steel. You have to beat the knife between his fingers, and the knife will gradually accelerate, which further complicates the problem.
Beware of the knife behaves unpredictably!

WARNING!
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repeat what he saw in real life!

Forum Thread: 4 Fingers (by 17Studio)


‘Super Nano Jumpers’ is Like ‘Super Meat Boy’ Meets ‘1-Bit Ninja’, Out Now

‘Super Nano Jumpers’ is Like ‘Super Meat Boy’ Meets ‘1-Bit Ninja’, Out Now

Xigma Games has today released Super Nano Jumpers [$ 1.99], a nifty 2D platformer that feels kind of like a combination of Super Meat Boy and 1-bit Ninja [$ 2.99]. You control a little blue dude, who has to make it through 75 levels full of buzzsaws, spikes, and other familiar platforming hazards. Our blue friend can only run in one direction: forward. But, this blue buddy can also stop at any time…even in mid-air! So, combined with the jump ability, you as the player have to master the timing and jump angles to make it through levels in as few deaths as possible.

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It’s a rather challenging game, and it takes a bit to get used to the mechanics, but if you like trial platformers with a great pick up and play factor, this is the game for you. Plus, I’m really excited to see studios from India like the Bangalore-based Xigma Games putting out some great stuff. India is a huge market for mobile games, Eli was excited by this game when he saw it back in 2015, and I’d love to see more developers from around the world, and in markets that haven’t necessarily had a western presence, put out more quality titles that are competitive with anyone on the globe.

‘Super Sticky Bros.’ is an Ascension Platformer From the ‘Soul Knight’ Developers

‘Super Sticky Bros.’ is an Ascension Platformer From the ‘Soul Knight’ Developers

The developers of Soul Knight [Free], a rather fun top-down shooter if you haven’t checked it out, are set to release their next game on mobile. Super Sticky Bros. is a vertical platformer, played in portrait mode, where you play as, well, a sticky bro. You’re sticky enough that you can slide straight up walls, which helps because this is an ascension platformer! You’ll have to bop enemies and dodge hazards on your way up, collecting coins and hitting checkpoints. Unlike Leap Day [Free], you don’t pay in coins to unlock checkpoints, but can get shields to help you tak some damage on your way up.

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Interestingly, Super Sticky Bros. will have four-player local multiplayer, so you and a few friends can ascend the endless, randomly-generated heights together. Coins can go toward shields or to unlock new characters. Don’t expect a brutal challenge: ChillyRoom intentionally has aimed this more for the casual crowd, to give them an experience that’s a bit less punishing. It hits iOS and Android officially on June 8th, but Android players can try the game out now in early access.

Out Now: ‘Injustice 2’, ‘Crash Club’, ‘Miles & Kilo’, ‘To the Moon’, ‘Sky Gamblers Races’, ‘Run-A-Whale’, ‘Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition’, ‘Bit Heroes’, ‘Kill Shot Virus’, ‘Dungeon, Inc’ and More

Out Now: ‘Injustice 2’, ‘Crash Club’, ‘Miles & Kilo’, ‘To the Moon’, ‘Sky Gamblers Races’, ‘Run-A-Whale’, ‘Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition’, ‘Bit Heroes’, ‘Kill Shot Virus’, ‘Dungeon, Inc’ and More

Welcome to another week of new iOS game releases, and oh boy, what a week we have. There is TONS of awesome stuff hitting this week, including the mobile version of upcoming blockbuster fighting game Injustice 2, Prettygreat’s much-anticipated MMO car combat game Crash Club, PC indie hit To the Moon, Kid Tripp sequel Miles & Kilo, the gorgeous Run-A-Whale, crazy Street Fighter II/blackjack mashup Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition, and? phew! Lots more, but I need to catch my breath. So check out all the new games in the huge list below and let us know which games you’re interested in picking up this week.


 

Armor Riders

iTunes Description

Armor Riders is a side scrolling Shoot ‘Em Up with hours of intense action. Run, ride, and SHOOT your way across hundreds of levels, crazy boss fights, and 6 different game modes!

FEATURES
? Intense SHUMP action
? 8 characters, 12 armors, 12 vehicles, and 2 pets to collect
? Rich progression and power-up system
? Huge variety of enemies to battle
? Extremely exciting BOSS fights
? Over 900 levels across 6 different game modes. You’ll be playing for hours!

Forum Thread: Armor Riders (By Appsolute Games)


Artificial Superintelligence

iTunes Description

You?re a startup founder building the world?s first sentient supercomputer! Slide either left or right to train your AI, handle the bizarre requests of Silicon Valley residents, and explore parallel universes. If you can keep your employees, your investors, the government, and the internet from tearing apart the fabric of society, then maybe you’ll actually bring about the Singularity.

But you’ll probably just get arrested by the FBI. Or kidnapped by an obsessed superfan. Or consumed by a swarm of nanorobots.

¯\_(?)_/¯

Forum Thread: Artificial Superintelligence (By Grailr)


AuroraBound

iTunes Description

AuroraBound is a relaxing and addictive puzzle game, where you link matching pieces together to discover beautiful hidden patterns.

– Easy for anyone to pick up and play
– 1000s of unique puzzles to explore
– A beautiful and serene visual style
– Soothing, dynamic background music
– Gradual difficulty curve for a satisfying experience
– Hint system to help you out if you get stuck

Forum Thread: AuroraBound – Pattern Puzzles (by Final Game Studio)


Bike Club

iTunes Description

The ridiculous bike riding competition! Bike and shoot your way through the crazy tracks at Big Wheelie’s. Collect cards upgrade and beat your friends.

Reasons why you should join Bike Club
1. Shoot and bike at the same time! What’s not to like?
2. Upgrade and improve your bikes, characters and guns.
3. Compete against your friends through Facebook.
4. A Funland with 3 side games, get shot out of a cannon!
5. And chickens. There are chickens in the game.

Forum Thread: Bike Club (By Set Snail)


Bit Heroes

iTunes Description

Explore a vast new MMORPG world inspired by your favorite 8-bit & 16-bit dungeon crawlers. Bit Heroes captures that charm and nostalgia of your favorite RPGs, delivering them seamlessly to your mobile device.

Collect and craft thousands of pieces of loot to increase your power. Build your team by capturing monsters and bosses to fight at your side in old school, turn-based combat. Prove you?re the mightiest hero in the land by competing in the PvP arena, Raids, and weekly events for awesome prizes! Take your most powerful friends and guildmates along to battle at your side!

Forum Thread: Bit Heroes (By Kongregate)


Blocks

iTunes Description

Enjoy this new and exciting puzzle game! It’s addictive and free!

* Easy and fun to play: move the coloured blocks to fill up the shapes.
* Unique levels: hundreds of amazing levels are waiting for you.
* Train your brain: keep yourself mentally fit every day!

Forum Thread: Blocks ~ Solve the Puzzle! (by Smart Games Studios)


Built for Speed

iTunes Description

Create your own tracks and compete in online multiplayer racing!

Built for Speed is the best retro-racing game available for your mobile device today! Beat your friends and the top players on player made tracks; rise to the top of the league to prove you’re the champion.

Enjoy fast, dynamic gameplay! Simple two-tap steering ensures you’re in control and going flat out. Unleash the drift and crush that apex.

Discover asynchronous multiplayer racing! Race your friends or compete with the best drivers online. Aim for the top & conquer global leaderboards: challenging your rivals has never been this much fun.

Forum Thread: Built for Speed (by Meizi Games)


Cat & Dog Online

iTunes Description

Get ready for the ultimate cat and dog simulator. Start off as a virtual pet (kitty or a pup) and roleplay in a huge online city with other animal lovers. You can role play and form clans and battle other players from around the world, or just jump on the couch for a lazy nap!

Start your adventure in the front garden of your new home in the city! Make friends with other friendly cats and dogs, explore the virtual city together and form a clan. Remember, you are stronger in a pack than by yourself! You can even gossip to your online friends in chat as you role play this immersive MMO!

Forum Thread: Cat & Dog Online: Multiplayer Kitten & Puppy Sim (by Foxie Games)


Clay Hunt Pro

iTunes Description

Clay Hunt PRO creates a new standard for mobile shooting simulators with unique touch controls and highly realistic gameplay experience. With five game modes, there?s loads to do. Shoot Skeet, Trap, Double Trap, Pop-up Targets and now even live pigeons in gorgeous 3D landscapes! Become the champion in monthly cups beating the very best around the world!

Clay Hunt PRO has been developed in cooperation with shooting experts to a new kind of training tool: intuitive touch controls and realistic simulation of physics and shooting disciplines. You can play the game to practise or prepare yourself for a shooting event.

Forum Thread: Clay Hunt PRO (by Aleksi Rantonen)


Clock Hop

iTunes Description

In Clock Hop, timing is everything. Time every tap to jump your frog over the clock’s hands as they spin round and round out of control. How long can you stay on the clock?

The clock moves to the beat of the music so turn the volume up!

Forum Thread: Clock Hop (by Gnarcade)


Crappy Life

iTunes Description

But hey, that’s OK! My life sucks too. So does everyone else’s. And I think there’s no other way to celebrate our mutual pain better than playing as a person flying and avoiding cylinder objects!

SO MANY CHARACTERS & DYNAMIC DIFFICULTY

On your birth certificate, you can mix and match various attributes: RACE, GENDER, EDUCATION, and even BIRTHPLACE to create a new character. Of course, life is not fair. Some characters may have more Crappy Level then others. The higher Crappy Level, the more difficult game (life) is waiting for you.

Forum Thread: Crappy Life (by Vorranut T.)


Crash Club

iTunes Description

No races, no rules! Drive anywhere you want in a big coastal city, break everything and take down other drivers for points to rule the leaderboard! Massively multiplayer action with over 30 players live and real time in every game. Everything can be crashed, with weapons and abilities available right in the middle of the action.

Over 25 unique car makes and countless model varieties, with infinite paint, decal, accessory and emoji options. Manage your garage and sell old rides to make way for better vehicles. Pimp them out with upgrades and powers to define your unique style and get the upper hand! This is Crash Club – a living, breathing world from Prettygreat to take online mobile multiplayer to new heights!

Forum Thread: Crash Club – Drive & Smash City (by Prettygreat)


Crush Them All

iTunes Description

March your way through the evil lands, crush the gigantic bosses and free the princess in the epic idle role-playing game, Crush Them All.

Tap with one finger, collect and upgrade hundreds of heroes, find powerful artifacts and progress in this never-ending journey even while taking a break!

Forum Thread: Crush Them All (By Godzilab)


The Defendroid

iTunes Description

The Defendroid is an innovative and fun game. It breaks away from blocky gameplay and creates a curved and smooth playfield.

As ?The Defendroid? you protect the earth from menacing balls and you break through an alien forcefield!

No complicated controls: just tilt your phone left or right, easy as that! Challenge yourself in Endless Mode, collect as many coins as you can, pickup good power-ups and dodge bad power-ups!

Forum Thread: The Defendroid (by Takeshi Games)


Dungeon, Inc.

iTunes Description

Welcome to Dungeon, Inc., the only office that rewards pure exploitation!

As Dungeon, Inc.?s new Gold Production Manager, you must maximize profits by any means necessary. Nothing is too devious to consider – if it works! Build your dungeon deeper, expand into new environments, and recruit mischievous monsters; the more you tap, the bigger the dungeon, and the more gold you make!

Collect monsters to help defend your dungeon from pesky Tax Knights and rival managers – then send your monsters off to sabotage others! When the insurance value of your dungeon is high enough, trigger an ?accident? to cash in on your value and start again. What are YOU willing to do to become Manager of the Week?

Forum Thread: Dungeon, Inc. (By PikPok)


Fish Fly Fever

iTunes Description

Fish Fly Fever is a colorful and chaotic cute-em-up with a hypnotizing soundtrack

Take control of the microscopic fish fly, spin in circles and defeat enemies with the bubbles trailing out of your tail

Visit a shop run by a mouse, and collect gems to unlock new fish fly species, each with their own theme song

Endlessly chase your high score as you traverse the watery depths of Planet Overling, in a plot to overthrow the deadly trio of Sea Lords

Forum Thread: Fish Fly Fever (by Mario Russeau)


Flick

iTunes Description

Flick is a Flicktastic Action Puzzle Game. Join the journey through 200 different levels and swipe your way to unlock 10 different Flickster characters.

Flick is a combination of skill and puzzle, luck and challenge. Everyone can pick up Flick and start playing instantly, but mastering the Flick takes dedication.

Try out Flick today!

Forum Thread: Flick – Flicktastic action puzzle game (By Timi Koponen)


Injustice 2

iTunes Description

Experience Action-Packed Fighting with Customizable DC Super Heroes & Villains

Enter the Universe of Injustice 2 and unleash the powerful fighting style of your favorite DC Super Heroes and Villains. Expanding on the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us, Injustice 2 delivers brand new characters, tons of exciting new modes, and the look and fighting style that NetherRealm Studios is known for. Leverage the all-new Gear System to build and progress your roster like never before ? then enter the arena and become the ultimate DC fighter in blockbuster 3-on-3 action.

Forum Thread: Injustice 2 (By Warner Bros)


Just Ski

iTunes Description

A challenging minimalist skiing game powered by physics.

The controls are fluid, easy to understand, and once mastered give a real sense of being in-control.
The visual design of Just Ski is simple and pleasant.
The game uses high contrast colors to indicate progression and the user interface is purposefully bare.

Forum Thread: Just Ski (by Farseer Games)


Kill Shot Virus

iTunes Description

IT?S A ZOMBIE PLAYGROUND OUT THERE!
* Play through 100+ adrenaline-pumping first person shooter missions to prevent the spread of the zombie virus.
* Terrorize the Undead up close and personal with a huge arsenal of Assault Rifles, Shotguns, Sniper Rifles and Machine Guns.
* Push the limits with stunning next-level graphics showcasing the zombie-infested chaos and infected city.
* Fight and overcome hordes of zombies including Screechers, Jumpers, Exploders and other horrible types of zombie monstrosities.

Forum Thread: Kill Shot Virus (By Hothead Games)


Left Behind

iTunes Description

You’ve been left behind and now you have to survive the zombie hordes! Left behind features lots of weapons and special attacks such as tank ridding and airstrikes. You’re packed with massive fire power: Shotguns, Machine guns, Rifles, RPG’s. You can even fire Missiles from Tanks, and call for Air Strikes!

There are also special power-ups you can pick up to beat you friends record and rule the leaderboards! Destroy everything in your path and see how long you can survive in this zombie war Apocalypse!

Forum Thread: Left Behind (by Wildbeep)


Magium- Text adventure

iTunes Description

Magium is a text adventure game similar to old Choose your own adventure books (CYOA), in which you play as an ordinary guy named Barry, who joins a deadly mage tournament against the most powerful mages in the world in the hopes of using the prize to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a mage himself.

As in all interactive novels, your choices will affect the story, and making wrong choices can even lead to your death. Besides the traditional choice making of regular Choose your own adventure games, Magium also has stats that you can upgrade with points that you will receive occasionally, throughout the game. These stats will be checked by the game from time to time, to see if they are high enough to allow you to perform certain actions. For example, if your ancient languages stat is high enough, you can understand what animals and monsters are saying.

Forum Thread: Magium- Text adventure (CYOA) (By Cristian Mihailescu)


Mark Skids

iTunes Description

Mark Skids.
Mark Jumps.
Mark Dies.
Mark Repeats.

Forum Thread: Mark Skids (By Scraping the Barrel)


Miles & Kilo

iTunes Description

The sequel to Kid Tripp is finally here! Misfortune catches up with Miles as he crashes on a perilous island yet again; but this time his trusty canine pal, Kilo, is joining the fun.

Features:
? Fast, retro platforming action!
? 5 unique islands, each with a boss fight at the end. 36 challenging levels total.
? An awesome chiptune soundtrack written by Chris Kukla.
? Story scenes with an old-school flavor.
? Tons of new moves, including sliding, fruit-throwing, wall-jumping, rope-swinging, somersaulting, and more!
? Super simple control scheme. Just tap on the left side of the screen to jump and tap on the right side to perform an action. (Actions include sliding if you’re in front of a tunnel, punching if you’re in front of a breakable wall, etc.)
? Online leaderboards track your total time, number of deaths, and final score in each complete playthrough of the game. Have you got what it takes to make it to the top?

Forum Thread: Miles & Kilo (by Michael Burns)


Mrs. Smash Ball Supreme: The Balls Sniper Odyssey

iTunes Description

Swipe down to aim, line up the perfect shot, and release to throw hundreds of balls with Mrs. Smash Balls Supreme, a charmingly beautiful casual arcade game with minimalist bit glitch effects and colorful characters that bring a brand new twist to the block-breaking genre!

Play as Ms. Smash Ball Supreme, known around the world as the “Balls Sniper” for her deadly accurate high-speed ball throws. Use her skills to defeat the invading skull drones and save the world!

Forum Thread: Mrs. Smash Ball Supreme : The Balls Sniper Odyssey (by AppSir, Inc.)


One Tap Rally

iTunes Description

Take on the worlds best! One touch control multiplayer rally car racing game

Slide and drift around corners with One Tap Rally, a fun and simple yet hard to master, top down, old school rally car racing game. If you like slot cars games, then this is the game for you.

– One Touch control, Easy to play, hard to master
– Multiplayer, Challenge the worlds best and top the leaderboards
– Over 100 Cars to unlock!
– 45 Tracks to race (All free)
– Race the track of the day, a new track every day

Forum Thread: One Tap Rally (by Razmobi)


The Opposite

iTunes Description

The Opposite is a addictive casual game, with amazing levels, and a crazy endless world.
The illusion of collors make the game unique.
Unock all level and characters!

Forum Thread: The Opposite (by Anaro Games)


Perplexed

iTunes Description

Perplexed is an intense phrase solving, match 3, puzzle game! Touch and slide letter blocks to swap them. Match three letter blocks to reveal the letter in the phrase! match 3 or more coins to collect them. Use the coins to buy vowels! earn bombs and Tesla zaps to assist you in solving the phrases!

The princess needs your help! the monster is heading in her direction! reveal letters to strike him with a lightning bolt that sends him back to the start! if he reaches the princess it’s GAME OVER for her and you!

Hundreds of phrases to solve! no ads or in-app purchases!

Forum Thread: Perplexed (by Steve Pitman / Soul Hug)


Pirates of the Caribbean: Tides of War

iTunes Description

You are the captain of your pirate haven in Pirates of the Caribbean: Tides of War.
Recruit notorious marauders to your mighty corsairs to dominate the ocean!

THE OCEAN IS YOURS TO RULE
Become a legendary pirate captain and plan out assaults against millions of other pirates from all around the world in the most original pirate war game!

Forum Thread: Pirates of the Caribbean : Tides of War (By JOYCITY)


Redbros

iTunes Description

The best mobile game you’ve been waiting for is finally out! ?Red Bros’ is an action puzzle adventure game that you play using gestures. No more auto-play games that leaves you bored – command your troop directly with your own fingers! They will be more than willing to follow your orders. Get into the Tower, rescue the heroes caught by your enemies, and defeat the Skeleton King with them!

Forum Thread: Redbros (By PLAYHARD)


RPG Onigo Hunter

iTunes Description

Become the best hunter in the world! Get the new hunting RPG at 38%OFF (USD 7.99-> USD4.99)!

While investigating ancient ruins, the King has completely disappeared. His daughter, whose position as Princess is under threat, makes a request for help. The main character of the story, a fledgling hunter, takes on this request, and sets off on a quest to find the King…

Forum Thread: RPG Onigo Hunter (by KEMCO)


Run-A-Whale

iTunes Description

Are you ready to dive into the world of Run-A-Whale? So ride your whale in an endless adventure! Tap to dive and release to jump, avoid obstacles, collect coins and try to go as far as you can. Control your whale in 3 different styles: swim, slide and fly. Progress through 90 goals and face different bosses in epic battles!

Forum Thread: Run-A-Whale (By Guillaume Loquin)


Sherlock Holmes: The Last Breath

iTunes Description

A shrunken head, an illicit manuscript, and the lady of the house found strangled on the library floor. One by one Sherlock uncovers the secrets of Chiltarn Lodge ? until the murderer comes for him.

A brand new interactive graphic novel by NY Times best-selling author Sean Stewart.

More than just a story, you will use your wits to follow Sherlock as he investigates a murder in the English country manor of intrepid explorer Sir Ronald Chadwick.

Forum Thread: Sherlock Homes: The Last Breath (Ink Spotters)


Sky Gamblers Races

iTunes Description

Take the challenge and build your reputation on the ULTIMATE WWII AIR RACE game!
Leave your mark by Winning Epic Races of rare intensity. Unique visuals, sound effects, and gyroscope controls enable for a full 360 degrees flight in 3D space that create an immersive game experience.

-The Plane collection of your dream
Take the plunge of a highly detailed WWII planes flying the fastest motor sport on earth! Unlock more than 90 plane variants, including iconic ?Mustang, Tomahawk, Messerschmitt, Spitfire, MiG and A6M Zero?.

Forum Thread: Sky Gamblers Races (By Edon Games)


Space Max

iTunes Description

Get ready for a noisy takeoff! Help Max the Astronaut Monkey get back home with his high-tech jetpack, famously powered by eco-friendly flatulent energy. Rip through space thanks to this powerful yet all-natural gas that lets you fly higher and higher!
After a crash landing on planet Cowa-426, our brave hero discovered that the only way to get home was through the power of flatulence. Help him collect scrap metal to build powerful space suits. Careful though! The journey through space isn?t exactly a piece of cake (or cut of cheese?)! Watch out for space cows, asteroids, and other silent but deadly perils of the universe.
Remember: you only have yourself to count on. Don?t be embarrassed: as they say, IT?S BETTER OUT THAN IN!

Forum Thread: Space Max (by Tiny Games)


SumiKen

iTunes Description

SumiKen is an endless samurai game drawn in Japanese sumi-e painting style. This game features fast paced samurai slashing action set in the beautiful landscape of Japan. The game mechanic is an easy to learn, but difficult to master swipe system which require precise timing and swipe direction in order to land the perfect strike.

Activate character’s Ink mode, a special skill that makes you stronger in battle by striking down enemies and cutting bamboos. Journeying through 150 missions, players will begin perfecting their swordsmanship, survive through various hazards and meet new characters.

Play as one of the seven characters, including the samurai, ninja and more, each with their own unique Ink mode abilities, in order to defeat the endless enemies in battle.

Forum Thread: SumiKen (By Sia Ding Shen)


Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition

iTunes Description

Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition introduces a roster of 12 very different characters all competing to become the greatest Blackjack player of all time.

Following an invitation by the owner of the largest Casino in Las Vegas and Godfather of the local most influential crime family, each character will face the other participants in a face-off game of cards.

Only the best of them will fly to Vegas to challenge the Godfather himself in a final match, not knowing that the tournament itself is nothing more than a charade to hide a ruthless master plan to defeat the competing clan family…

Forum Thread: Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition (By Headup Games)


Super Coin Puncher

iTunes Description

Tap, Punch, Break, Coin! Simple yet oh so difficult! Do you have the focus to be a coin punching master?

Just tap the screen to punch the blocks. Don’t miss a block or it’s game over. Don’t punch the spikes or it’s game over.

Unlock all the mighty fists at your disposal and become the strongest coin puncher there ever was!

Forum Thread: Super Coin Puncher (by Massive Indie)


To the Moon

iTunes Description

Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts have peculiar jobs: They give people another chance to live, all the way from the very beginning… but only in their patients’ heads.

Due to the severity of the operation, the new life becomes the last thing the patients remember before drawing their last breath. Thus, the operation is only done to people on their deathbeds, to fulfill what they wish they had done with their lives, but didn?t.

This particular story follows their attempt to fulfill the dream of an elderly man, Johnny. With each step back in time, a new fragment of Johnny’s past is revealed. As the two doctors piece together the puzzled events that spanned a life time, they seek to find out just why the frail old man chose his dying wish to be what it is.

And Johnny’s last wish is, of course… to go to the moon.

Forum Thread: To the Moon (By X.D Network Inc.)


Traffic.io

iTunes Description

First car smashing io game. Drive your dream car, do amazing stunts, play with your friends online!

Realistic cars with arcade physics. Destroy other cars, earn coins and unlock faster cars and trucks!
Drift and burn tyres.

Forum Thread: Traffic.io (by Omer Akyol)


‘Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo’ Hits Mobile on May 11th

‘Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo’ Hits Mobile on May 11th

If you enjoy blackjack and Street Fighter 2, then I have good news: Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo is set to hit the App Store on May 11th. The game is basically blackjack meets an homage to Street Fighter 2, with art, sound, and interface that resembles the 16-bit fighting game era. It’s a fun idea, and I enjoyed my time with it back at PAX South 2017.

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So how does blackjack work in a fighting game context? Well, your goal is to have more money at the end of 10 rounds, so your betting will differ based on the context of the game. If you are down, riskier bets become part of the game, whereas safer play if you’re ahead might be part of your strategy. And you’ll be able to play online against opponents cross-platform on iOS, Android, and the already-released Steam version.

Best iPhone Game Updates: ‘Super Mario Run’, ‘Jack B. Nimble’, ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’, ‘Vainglory’, and More

Best iPhone Game Updates: ‘Super Mario Run’, ‘Jack B. Nimble’, ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’, ‘Vainglory’, and More

Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It’s time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. It’s a hot one this week, friends. Lots of great games got updates, some of them regulars, others appearing in this feature for the first time. Of course, you can keep an eye out for updates yourself using AppShopper Social [Free], the watchlist in the TouchArcade App [Free], or by participating in the TouchArcade forums, but this weekly summary is here to fill in the things you might have missed. Let’s dig in!

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MARVEL Avengers Academy

MARVEL Avengers Academy, Free A new Marvel movie is upon us, and that means a whole bunch of tie-ins with the games. If you don’t pay attention to such things, the movie in question is Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2. Now, the Guardians are no strangers to Avengers Academy. The game’s first real event was Guardians-themed, after all. Groot Bobblehead, am I right? Since long-time players have had a chance to get the whole team already, this event is going to be leaning on the new characters and characters drawn from the comics. But new players need the main team, so this first week is kind of a fun little catch-up event for people to fill out the core line-up.

Siralim 2 (RPG / Roguelike)

Siralim 2 (RPG / Roguelike), $ 4.99 Well, here it is: the final content update for Siralim 2. The first game also got an update in the last week, so make sure to check that out, too. As for this one, it includes a cool New Game Plus mode with lots of interesting options to play with. It also adds Daily Realms to the game, and 40 new skins drawn from the original version of Siralim. From here on out, it’s just going to be the odd maintenance update and bug fixes for Siralim, but it certainly had a good run. I look forward to the next Thylacine game, sure to feature in these articles.

Phoenix II

Phoenix II, Free Phoenix 2 is on the march to its first anniversary, and it’s apparently going to be getting monthly updates leading up to that momentous occasion. This update includes Phoenix Revives, a new item that will allow you to continue once per use. You can earn them in-game or buy them in-shop. Or just don’t die. You can do that, can’t you? I have faith in you. But if my faith is misplaced, well, Phoenix Revives are there for you. The bad guys have some new weapons, and the mission generator has gotten some tweaks as well. Other than that, it’s a grab-bag of visual tweaks and bug fixes.

TypeShift

TypeShift, Free TypeShift is built to be expanded on, and here’s a new expansion! A new extra-tough clue puzzle pack is available for purchase for those who enjoy the crosswords-style variation of the game. Those who enjoy the standard puzzles will be happy to see some new packs, both free and paid. This update also reduces the frequency at which ads appear, and fixes up some bugs and typographical errors.

Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run, Free I can think of all kinds of great ways this game could be expanded on, but Nintendo seems to think doubling down on the Toad grinding is the way to go. As such, the maximum Toad cap has been raised to 99,999, and a bunch of new buildings have been added that require you to collect more and more Toads. This update also improves the player icon display, allowing you to show off your Miitomo fashions. Game Center achievements have been added, and you can now find your friends from you Nintendo Account. It’s…it’s Mario time?

Jack N' Jill

Jack N’ Jill, Free Jack N’ Jill is cute. Not much more I can say about it than that. Very cute. This update adds a Mirror Mode, letting you play the stages flipped. It also adds the ability to play as Jill, so now the title is super-accurate. It also fixes the restart bugs that were plaguing a bunch of levels. So hey, mirror the levels, play as Jill, and as far as your eyes and muscle memory know, you’re doing a whole new game. Pretty sweet for a free update, if you ask me.

Fieldrunners

Fieldrunners, $ 2.99 With the 32-bit Appocalypse seeming like a dead certainty at this point, a lot of older games are going to have to update or get off the pot, so to speak. While I don’t blame any developer who chooses to sunset a years-old game at this point, I’m always happy to see any game take the necessary steps to stick around for a bit longer. Fieldrunners hasn’t had an update in ages, but it’s all ready to go once more. Not just with 64-bit support, but also support for larger screen sizes, improved framerates and loading times, UI improvements, some added touches to the presentation, and a whole bevy of bug fixes that were likely piling up over the years. Well done, Subatomic!

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The Sandbox Evolution - Craft a 2D Pixel Universe

The Sandbox Evolution – Craft a 2D Pixel Universe, Free From Shrek to the speedway, Sandbox Evolution refuses to rest. This update adds some vehicles to the game. There are six new ones in total, including a tank, a battlemech, an attack helicopter, a submarine, some sort of weird contraption called the Reaptire, and a hazard bathysphere. See what kind of fun adventures you can come up with using those! Possibly involving Shrek? I’m not going to tell you what you should or shouldn’t do, but if you miss the chance to put Shrek in a bathysphere, I’m probably not going to ever forgive you.

MARVEL Future Fight

MARVEL Future Fight, Free Yes, it’s the Guardians here, too. Also in Contest of Champions, but I’m not giving Marvel three precious spots in this round-up. So, Future Fight. There are new uniforms to collect for Gamora, Peter Quill, and Rocket. Unrelated to the Guardians movie, Sharon Rogers has a new costume. Some new characters are available, too. Mantis is in the new film, Agent Venom is not in the film but somehow ended up on the Guardians team in the comics, and Whiplash… Whiplash doesn’t really have much to do with anything. Please note this is Iron Man 2 Whiplash, not comic book Whiplash. Yes, there was a second Iron Man movie. I thought they skipped right to part 3 too, but there you go. Next thing you know someone will tell me there’s a Thor 2. Ha!

Vainglory

Vainglory, Free Hey, it’s new hero time for Vainglory. This time, our new character is Baptiste. He’s probably into death metal and dark poetry. Anyway, he uses fear as a weapon, scaring enemies into submission and making them flee from sheer terror. Anyone silly enough to stick around will get their souls reaped and turned into delicious cheeseburgers for Baptiste. This update also includes some new skins, adjusts a few points of the UI, and adds a couple of new settings.

Dungeon Rushers

Dungeon Rushers, $ 2.99 I liked Dungeon Rushers a little. I didn’t like it a lot, but I definitely liked it a little. So I think it’s pretty cool that there is an update adding some new stuff. The new stuff in question includes a never-ending tower (aww-aww-awwww, aww-aww-awwww, awww-awww-awwww) and 10 new skins to snatch up for your characters. That’s all, but hey, if you’re only going to have a two line update, it doesn’t hurt to have one of those lines include an endless mode.

Despicable Me: Minion Rush

Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Free I don’t know about you all, friends, but I’m kind of feeling like the whole 1980s nostalgia thing is played out. That Despicable Me is wholly embracing it for its new film only makes me more certain of that feeling. Oh well, it is what it is. Hey everyone! Neon colors! Random geometric shapes that kind of remind you of your old Trapper Keeper! Blue and pink, but mostly pink! Cassette tapes! Ha ha, what even ARE those things, am I right? Okay whatever, collect the tapes, grab some sneakers, and pick up HILARIOUSLY big cell phones. Try to get yourself that snazzy Stereo Costume so that you can see a Minion wearing 1980s regalia and carrying a boom-box. That… that might be the worst thing I’ve ever written about, friends. I need a special award for this. For this update, Minion Rush earns the Best iPhone Game Updates Amazing Spider-Man Sins Past of the Forever award. Ugh, where’s the eye bleach?

Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2, Free Temple Run 2 just got a really huge update not that long ago, so you probably shouldn’t expect a whole ton of new content this quickly. But you do get a couple of new runners to try out, along with a new artifact set that sees you collecting Lost Jungle Manuscripts. Have you tried asking the waiters at the Lost Jungle Denny’s? Just a thought. There are also some new Global Challenges you can join in on to try and score some prizes. No bigs.

Jack B. Nimble

Jack B. Nimble, $ 1.99 When Jack B. Nimble shows up for a party, he shows up in style, my friends. We’ve been waiting a while for this update, but it’s packed with so much stuff that it’s hard to even muster a mild moan. Here’s all the new stuff: achievements, six characters, three levels, three music tracks, seven color schemes, various updated screens, a new app icon, an in-game manual, some other UI tweaks, and even a secret or two to sniff out. Here’s how much the developer is charging for all of that: $ 0.00. What? Yep, this giant bag of goodies is a free update. This is a slam dunk for the UMMSMotW award this time around.

That about wraps it up for last week’s significant updates. I’m sure I’ve missed some, though, so please feel free to comment below and let everyone know if you think something should be mentioned. As usual, major updates will likely get their own news stories throughout this week, and I’ll be back next Monday to summarize and fill in the blanks. Have a great week!

GungHo Release New ‘Super Senso’ North American Launch Trailer, Showcasing the Characters at Your Disposal

GungHo Release New ‘Super Senso’ North American Launch Trailer, Showcasing the Characters at Your Disposal

Super Senso [Free] has undoubtedly been one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of 2017, and for good reason. While the game has been in soft launch since late 2015, and we have caught numerous glimpses of the title at events such as PAX in the subsequent fifteen months or so, Super Senso only released on the North American App Store last Thursday, with a worldwide release still in the pipeline. Initial impressions on our forum thread have been generally positive, with the futuristic fast-paced real time strategy action going down well with the iOS community at large, and such fervent pre-release hype being met by those eagerly anticipating an Advanced Wars-esque alternative on the App Store. To celebrate its long-awaited North American launch, publishers GungHo have released a brand new trailer for Super Senso, which showcases the numerous different characters that can be encountered in the game, as well as a taste of the title’s eccentric humor.

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While I cannot condone every comedic device used – does anyone actually still use #YOLO in 2017? – the new launch trailer for Super Senso certainly emphasises its ridiculous production values, and goes some way to position it as a turn based strategy alternative to App Store titans such as Hearthstone [Free] and Clash Royale [Free]. Amidst a dystopian setting of mercenary-for-hire company Senso Arms Incorporated, fictional CEO Max Chowderman introduces numerous classes of characters within Super Senso. Particular highlights include The Mastermind, who can swap positions with other units on the battlefield, as well as the basic yet purr-fect Cat-At-Arms, who is simply a ‘cat who has been trained to murder people’. This new Super Senso trailer not only helps to demonstrate both the significant character variation between the units, but also how their capabilities lead to numerous different strategies on the turn based battlefield. Watch the trailer above for additional details, download the game if you’re in lucky enough to be in one of the initial launch regions, and check out our forum thread for more discussion on Super Senso.