Best new Android and iPhone games (January 19th – January 25th)

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.

This week, we have not one, but two huge new releases. Crashlands is out for Android and iOS, and it's an impressively well done, richly complex mobile game by developer Butterscotch Shenanigans. A small world on its own, Crashlands allows you to escape to its fantasy with plenty of things to do in it and lives up to all the hype around it.

Then, we have Exploding Kittens, the card game that was a huge Kickstarter success, and now it has arrived on mobile as well in a local multiplayer game that you will most certainly want to try.

We won't spoil it any further, though: here are the best new Android and iPhone games of the past week, right below.


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

Become Flux Dabes, a galactic trucker whose latest shipment gets derailed by a chin-strapped alien menace named Hewgodooko, leaving you stranded on an alien planet. As you hustle to retrieve your packages you’ll become enmeshed in a nefarious plot of world domination, which will require all of your wits and both of your glutes to overcome. Learn recipes from the local sentient life, make new friends, uncover ancient secrets and deadly bosses, tame everything and build yourself a home-away-from-home as you learn to thrive on planet Woanope.

Exploding Kittens: The Official Game

Price: $1.99
Genre: Local multiplayer card game
Download on iOS

Exploding Kittens is a local multiplayer card game (supporting from 2 to 5 people that have to be in the same room) that brings a lot of fun thanks of its clever gameplay and fun drawings by the brilliant Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal. In this highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette, players draw cards until someone draws an Exploding Kitten, at which point they explode, they are dead, and they are out of t​he game -- unless that player has a Defuse card, which can defuse the Kitten using things like laser pointers, belly rubs, and catnip sandwiches. All of the other cards in the deck are used to move, mitigate, or avoid the Exploding Kittens.

Dungelot: Shattered Lands

Price: $3.99
Genre: Dungeon Crawler
Download on iOS

Dungelot: Shattered Lands takes you on a roguelike dungeon-crawler adventure to defeat zombie cows, splat giant evil mushrooms, and generally get back home in one piece. Developed by Red Winter, a two man studio based in Russia, Dungelot: Shattered Lands is the third part in the popular series, and tasked the player with traversing randomly-generated dungeons, smashing enemies in the face and hunting for the keys that will allow you to venture even further. An addictive game, it comes with three worlds to explore, 4 characters and 18 dungeons to fight through.

Sky Chasers

Price: Free
Genre: Side-scroller
Download on iOS

Sky Chasers presents you to a fantasy world in a cardboard box, starring Max. You start by flying what looks basically a cardboard box, flying by tapping on the sides of the screen to balance your ship, and trying to collect coins that replenish the ship's dying battery.

The goal is to prove to your friends you are a true Sky Chaser by going on an adventure through pixel art worlds with unique enemies, puzzles and challenges.

Dashy Crashy

Price: Free
Genre: Racing
Download on iOS

A game that seems to have gone under our radar when it was originally launched in December, Dashy Crashy is a fun racing game with the trendy pixel art style, but spiced up with a very dynamic gameplay and emoji-infused comments (thank god for that poop emoji that expresses so many feelings!). It's a free to play game with some in-app purchases.

Namaste Space Buffalo

Price: $1.99
Genre: Timing puzzle
Download on Android | iOS

Namaste Space Buffalo is a timing puzzle game that 'induces zen'. 

Play as the mythical flock of spuffalos (aka space buffalos) who cruise the galaxy in search of ultimate enlightenment. Journey through 100 levels in 20 weird worlds to achieve ultimate understanding.

The East New World

Price: $1.99
Genre: Japanese RPG
Download on iOS

The East New World is a retro-inspired action platformer game with the high quality pixel art style. Long long ago, there was a country "The Warriors' Kingdom", where people were strong and brave. After the King sold the soul of the country to The Evil Space, everyone turned into a killer with an assassination mission in mind. Buta's wife Icy refused the mission and as a price, she died. Poor Buta begins his revenge in a fight for love!


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