Best new Android and iPhone games (January 5th - January 11th)


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 announcement of the past week was without a doubt Worms 4. The cute artillery strategy game where two armies of worms battle against each other in various - but always epic - cartoonish environments got its latest release with some fancy explosions and a more engaging gameplay. It's not the only game to check out this week, though, smaller studios released some very exciting games in various genres, so with no further ado: here are the best new Android and iPhone releases from the past week!

Worms 4


Price: $6.99
Genre: Artillery strategy
Download on Android | iOS

If you have ever played any of the Worms strategy games, you know what it's all about: big guns, explosions, and a lot of strategical thinking to outsmart your opponent. Worms 4 does not change that, but it adds a lot of flare and brings it to mobile in a very seamless way. 

With new weapons, the option for weapon upgrades, and 80 single player missions, it is an engaging play. Naturally, you can also jump in the fun with a friend with the option for synchronous multiplayer matches. The matches themselves are now shorter and much more dynamic, better fitted for play on mobile, when you often don't have too much time to play. The improvements in the cartoon visuals also look stunningly well on mobile.


Jetpack Fighter


Price: Free
Genre: Side-scrolling brawler / Action platformer
Download on iOS

Jetpack Fighter is a swipe-to-attack high speed platformer with gear progression. It's also very dynamic in the way the action unfolds and the way the virtual world uncovers in a 3D-esque like fashion. The goal is to finish faster. 

That means that you have to dash your way through the skyscrapers of Mega City, kill evil robots, while at the same time gearing up new and powerful weapons, items and armor. As you become better in the game, you will unlock new fighters and get to practice and master each unique hero. 


Defenders 2


Price: Free
Genre: Strategy
Download on Android | iOS

Defenders 2 is the successor of the popular tower defense / strategy game and it takes place in the same Prime Word. 

Enter a mysterious land stricken by a vast cataclysm and now thriving with powerful artifacts and immense treasures guarded by furious monsters. 

Build up your defenses and brace for the assault. The game allows you to collect 40 unique towers and 20 deadly spells, as you customize your collection with Runes to create the ultimate defense.


Lonewolf


Price: Free
Genre: Shooter / Sniper
Download on iOS

Lonewolf is a deep Neo-Noir story-driven sniper adventure game. You step into the role of a mysterious assassin. 

His motives are a secret. You did what had to be done to enter the 'Assembly', a criminal organization, but what happened and why are you killing? Soon you'll realize that there's more to the sniper than meets the eye as you dive deeper in a mesmerizing atmosphere and thrilling story.


Don't Screw Up!


Price: Free
Genre: Puzzler
Download on Android | iOS

Just don't screw it up! This puzzle game brings a white screen with clearly printed instructions, tap, tap, hold, and tap again. Just follow the directions and don't screw it up. 

Sounds easy, doesn't it? Well, this puzzler does get quite challenging with time, but it's the instructions and the nasty follow-ups you get when you fail to do something right that you will remember. This game will insult you if you fail to do things right, so just keep this in mind and don't take it too serious.


Pixel Starships


Price: Free
Genre: Strategy MMO RPG
Download on iOS

Pixel Starships is a starship management game in an 8bit massive online universe. In Pixel Starships, you command every aspect of your ship from construction to battles in a single persistent world. 

It is the retro styled graphics that make a lasting impression, but also for its well-balanced gameplay. 

There are in-app purchases that will speed up the progress of a player, but the creators have included them with the idea to keep the gameplay balanced.


BattleHand


Price: Free
Genre: RPG
Download on Android | iOS

BattleHand is a fairly typical role-playing game with good-looking graphics. The story revolves around the dreaded Queen, who has awoken and with her, the foul creatures that lie beneath the peaceful land of FellCrest. The forgotten heroes of this land who had long ago put up their swords and bows are back and ready to fight in pursuit of honor and justice.

These brave elves, mages, and fighters must find their ancient weapons, relearn old battle spells, and come together to defeat the evil forces of Queen Amethyst.


Jump Warrior


Price: Free
Genre: RPG
Download on Android | iOS

Jump Warrior is a new type of one tap RPG for everyone. 

In this simple yet addictive game, your goal is to jump the warrior to the right direction with right amount of force, aiming to the monsters and trying to kill them all. 

The key is to precisely time and place your jump, a concept that is easy to grasp, but hard to master.

Are you sure you can make a right jump?


Frank the Dillo


Price: $0.99
Genre: Golf / platformer game
Download on Android | iOS

Frank the Dillo is a new hybrid miniature golf / platformer game with a Midlle-eastern theme.

Using as few as possible shots you will have to take the main character, a cute armadillo named Frank, at the end of 8 original levels through ramps, jumps and traps.

Collect the gems scattered across each level but beware: each shot will cost you a gem.


Star Chindy


Price: $2.99
Genre: Strategy
Download on Android | iOS

Star Chindy is a Sci-Fi Roguelike that offers ship-to-ship battle and tactical squad combat. 

The year is 2315. Mankind encounters a mechanical alien species called the Mechrons. This highly advanced species decimates the humans. However, on the brink of total annihilation, they mysteriously vanish from the system. To investigate and eliminate the threat, an organization called the Star League is formed. You are the decorated war hero, Chindy Ashford. Your mission is to search and destroy the Mechrons at all cost.





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1 Comment

1. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Frank the Dillo or Bobby Bearing... YOU DECIDE !!! :) Reminded me of it anyway !! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXZtzbKYwpI

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