Gather around, gamers! A whole plethora of new mobile games has been released overnight on the iOS platform. Much anticipated games, such as Out There and Principia, landed on the iTunes App Store.
In addition, Duck Desctruction, a game that will most probably remind you of the NES classic, Duck Hunt, was also released. And last, but not least, fans of strategy games will be delighted to know that there have been some new, fresh additions to their favorite game genre.
Although we can't review all of them, we will try to distinguish the most promising new titles for you. Who knows, maybe at least one of these will suit your liking? Let's go ahead and find out!
Some promising new iOS titles
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Some promising new iOS titles
Autumn Dynasty Warlords is a grand strategy game, which requires you to manage a vast empire and steer the fate of your people. You'll need to govern cities, construct buildings, and, of course, train troops. The latter will help you conquer new lands and enslave the local population. Still, you can also expand your empire in a more peaceful way by utilizing diplomacy and espionage.
Download: Autumn Dynasty Warriors (iOS
2. Trolls vs Vikings - iOS (free)
Trolls vs Vikings requires you to help the trolls defend their homeland from the oncoming vast hordes of evil vikings. The gameplay is completely identical with the popular hate-it-or-love-it title, Plants vs. Zombies. Plants vs Zombies
Trolls vs Vikings comes with more than 70 levels on board, and the developer says that the game packs over 20 hours of gameplay.
You'll have more than 40 different types of trolls at your disposal, and these have to be planted into the ground in order to repel the viking aggressors. Various kinds of vikings, and even their gods, Thor and Odin, will try to overrun your trolls defenses.
Download: Trolls vs Vikings (iOS
3. Cultures Northland - iOS ($5.99)
Ah, the vikings. There are plenty of vikings in Cultures Northland. It's a city-building game, in which you'll have to manage a small viking settlement. In order to create a prosperous viking town, players have to build a lot of buildings, create industries, and increase the populace of their village.
Cultures Northland is not a casual strategy game – it requires a lot of micro management, as players have to personally tend to every matter in your settlement. Each viking settler has a different personality and can be assigned to a certain job – the viking settlers can work as builders, masons, carpenters, teachers, etc. The more they practice a given profession, the more their skills improve.
Download: Cultures Northland (iOS
4. Duck Destroyer - iOS (free)
Do you recall a certain NES game, called Duck Hunt? Yes, the one that required you to shoot 8-bit ducks with the NES Zapper? If yes, then Duck Destroyer is just the game for you!
As its name suggests, this new iOS title will put a gun in your hands and require you to exterminate vast numbers of flying fowl. You play as a hungry militaristic fox, which is adept in using miscellaneous weapons and really digs duck meat. In Duck Destroyer, you aim your weapon either by using the on-screen joystick or by tilting your device. Speaking of weapons, the starving fox has a big arsenal at its disposal.
Duck Destroyer is a free-to-play game and is compatible with all iOS devices.
Download: Duck Destroyer (iOS
5. Out There - iOS/Android ($3.99)
Out There is a melancholic survival space game, which is dead serious. Forget about action-packed space fights and cruising the galaxy in your invincible spaceship, Out There will make you feel tiny and vulnerable. Everything you have is limited, your oxygen, food, water, supplies, so scavenging is a must. As if this isn't bad enough, you'll also encounter different alien species, who may be either hostile or indifferent.
The developer of Out There claims that more than 300 different scenarios are available. What's more, every time you start Out There, a new game world will be procedurally generated.
Download: Out There (iOS
6. Beyond Space - iOS ($4.19)
Beyond Space is a 3D space shooter game, quite similar to the classic Starlancer and Freelancer PC games. Just like these, Beyond Space puts you amidst an intergalactic conflict. You'll have to pick a side and complete a plethora of missions, most of which will include exploration of beautiful planets, star systems, and asteroids. Of course, you won't just fly around and admire the 3D view – several types of enemies with advanced AI will try to turn your spacecraft into space debris.
If space dogfighting is your thing, then you'd most probably like Beyond Space.
Download: Beyond Space (iOS
7. Principia - iOS/Android ($3.99)
Principia, a complex physics puzzle game, has finally hit iOS. Available on Android up until now, Principia requires you to build elaborate mechanisms and contraptions in order to bring a robot to a certain spot. At first, the game is like a walk in the park, but as you advance, things start getting hard and frustrating.
You can read our full game review of Principia here
Download: Principia (iOS