Best new Android and iPhone games (January 12th - January 18th 2016)

Let's start off the week with some fun with the best new Android and iPhone games for the past week!

In our weekly round up of the best new Android and iPhone games we introduce you to everything new and worthy with no limits to the genre, platform, or price. We can't guarantee that you'd love the genre of the game we've picked, but if you do, chances are you'd spend hours playing one of these games.

The big highlight of this week is certainly the arrival of The Room Three on Android. The elaborate puzzle game comes to Google's platform a couple of months after its official iOS release. There are a bunch of great new games from indie studios as well, so you would not want to miss anything in the list of the best new releases for iOS and Android in mid January 2016 right below.

The Room Three

*new for Android only

Price: $4.99
Genre: Puzzler
Download on Android | iOS

Lured to a remote island, you must draw upon all your puzzle-solving ability to navigate a series of trials devised by a mysterious figure known only as "The Craftsman". The Room Three leads you gently in the gameplay with easier to solve puzzles, followed by more complex ones. Probably the most notable element of the new game is its tactile response that comes different with different elements you interact with.

I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream

Price: $3.99
Genre: Adventure
Download on Android | iOS

I Have no Mouth, And I Must Scream is a classic point-and-click adventure game originally released in 1995 on PC. Based on a short story of the same title by Harlan Ellison, one of the most-acclaimed American science-fiction writers, I Have no Mouth, And I Must Scream immerses the player in a frightening post-apocalyptic atmosphere 109 years after a supercomputer named AM has wiped out humanity. Created during the War, AM hates all humans and has decided to make the last five survivors pay for what they’ve done. These survivors are now immortal, so AM can torture them forever for its own sadistic pleasure.

Venture Kid

Price: $0.99
Genre: Action Platformer
Download on iOS

Venture Kid is aн 8-bit retro action platformer that takes pride in meticulous level design, action levels, responsive controls and a great variety of bosses. The story revolves around the evil Dr. Teklov, who is about to build a secret weapon, disguised in his huge space fortress. Time is running out but our hero Andy stepped up to defeat him and fight his way through Teklovs minions. Join Andy and prepare yourself for a dangerous journey that demands great skill and determination.

Punch Club

Price: $4.99
Genre: Fighting Tycoon
Download on iOS

Punch Club is a boxing tycoon management game with multiple branching story lines. 

Your goal is clear, but how you get there depends on whether you want to legitimately climb the rankings, or take the more ridiculous, shady route.

Rocket Ski Racing

Price: Free
Genre: Racing / Skiing
Download on Android | iOS

Rocket Ski Racing places its best on adrenaline, not realism. It features 24 races, a nitro-propelled turbo and a very dynamic gameplay. Watch out for blocks of ice and the edge of the track or you'll explode into a scattered pile of parts. There are two game modes, Gate Chase and Race. In Gate Chase you must go through gates to get points, the only thing is the gates aren't static like normal skiing, they're racing around the track. In Race mode you'll fight 9 other rocket ski racers to stay on the track fast line and finish 1st.

Traffic Rider

*new for Android only

Price: Free
Genre: Racing
Download on Android | iOS

Traffic Rider is an endless racing game that brings new options like full career mode, first person view perspective, better graphics and real life recorded bike sounds to the genre. The essence of smooth arcade racing is still there but in the shell of the next generation. Ride your bike in the endless highway roads overtaking the traffic, upgrade and buy new bikes to beat the missions in career mode.

Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead

Price: Free
Genre: Roguelike
Download on iOS

Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead is a post-apocalyptic zombie survival roguelike game with procedural world generation. It is heavily focused on crafting and exploration. The game is set in near-future New England after a catastrophic event killed most of the human population and spawned various monsters and hazards. Surviving is difficult: you have been thrown, ill-equipped, into a landscape now riddled with monstrosities of which flesh eating zombies are neither the strangest nor the deadliest.

Nitro Dash

Price: Free
Genre: Arcade Racer
Download on Android

Arcade racer Nitro Dash is a ton of fun: a game focused on quality gameplay, where you drive, jump from car to car, dash and destroy. 

Compete with your friends to get the ultimate high score. Race SWAT vehicles and smash into police cars through different random generated environments while hijacking other cars, busses and trucks along the way. Keep an eye on your fuel meter and pickup gas if you don’t want to explode.

The Incorruptibles

Price: Free
Genre: Real-time Strategy
Download on Android | iOS

The Incorruptibles is a true real-time strategy game that combines intense combat and resource management with a robust hero crafting system that allows players to collect loot and resources to craft and level up their collection of heroes.

An interesting facts is that some of its creators have worked on games like Age of Empires and Halo Wars.

Momoka: An Interplanetary Adventure

Price: $6.99
Genre: 2.5D Platformer Adventure
Download on iOS

Control Momoka as she hops and flies across her solar system in this 2.5D platforming adventure game. Gameplay switches seamlessly from a platforming shooter within and between each of the planets, to exploration of the large planetary system using her spaceship. You will meet many characters, collect upgrades, and battle fearsome enemies as you explore Haruto to find out why its sun is dying, and how you will fix it.

Tower of Fortune 3

Price: $2.99
Genre: Retro RPG
Download on iOS

Tower of Fortune 3 is a retro style Slot/RPG. You play as a hero who must explore the legendary tower and find the way home. The story revolves around the discovery of the third tower has been found. Some believe it holds the stairs that lead to heaven, but others says it's the remains of an old God.

FantasyBeat: RhythmAction RPG

Price: Free
Genre: Rhythm / Fighting
Download on iOS

Fantasy Beat is a new rhythm action RPG, fusing the two genres in an interesting combination. It comes with various game modes and 200 single stages. 

You get to pick between Standard, Escape, Chase, Defense and Boss modes.


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