Best new Android and iPhone games of the week (October 20th - October 26th)
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.
Great new indie gamesWe 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, quite a few clever games that aim to stand out with not just graphics, but also a very distinct, non-commercial atmosphere have arrived to the application stores, and all of them are lots of fun. With no further ado, take a look at the best new Android and iPhone games of the past week.
Genre: Orbital Platformer
Astra is an auto-runner space platformer with arcade action elements, and a distinct visual art and ambiance. It has controls well-tailored for touch screen, and puts you through 30 missions where you go explore, solve small puzzles, and discover secrets.
Ghosts of Memories
A very obvious Mountain Valley clone, Ghosts of Memories is an adventure puzzler with not only similar graphics, but also identical vibe: you go through 4 stunningly different worlds of ancient civilizations, full of undiscovered paths and mysterious puzzles based on tricky tiles. The story is about a lone traveler on a mission to free a woman trapped in a crystal.
Super Happy Fun Block
Genre: Side-scrolling Puzzler
Super Happy Fun Block is a puzzle game with hand-drawn animations, where changing the color of the world alters reality. Maneuver through treacherous obstacles, uncover hidden secrets, and outsmart the Blocks to help Ball save what remains of humanity.
Please, Don't Touch Anything
Please, Don’t Touch Anything is a cryptic, puzzle game about bathroom breaks, screwdrivers and nuclear explosions. It takes you through 25 enigmas that you have to solve, all shown in distinct pixel art and spiced up with an atmospheric chiptune soundtrack.
"Covering for a colleague taking a bathroom break, you find yourself in front of a mysterious panel which only component is a red button. And since you’ve clearly been instructed not to touch anything, the only thing you want to do now is pushing the damn button."
Genre: Physics game
Agrav is a physics game, a throwback to games of the past with colorful vector graphics and a trippy electronica soundtrack. You are on a mission to solve environmental puzzles with the first 30 offered for free and another 60 that you can unlock via a $1.99 in-app purchase.
Legacy of Dorn: Herald of Oblivion
Legacy of Dorn is a choice-based digital gamebook set within the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Your role is that of a veteran space marine of the Imperial Fists Chapter.
"Equipped with powerful Terminator armour and armed with the deadliest weapons that the Adeptus Astartes wield, you are a symbol of the Emperor's might. Trapped aboard the space hulk Herald of Oblivion and the only survivor of your squad, you must fight your way through the aliens and heretics that infest the star vessel and find a way to escape the horror and return to your Chapter."
Genre: Atmospheric Puzzle
An atmospheric puzzle game that’s as delicate as it is demanding. Ride a dragon, drift across the gentle sea, climb a stairway to the heavens — follow the fairies and experience a marvelous journey through a fantastic moonlit world. Help the princess complete challenges and explore a magical dream filled with mysteries and wonder.
*new for Android
Prune is a puzzler game, a digital plant for your pocket and a love letter to trees. A game about the beauty and joy of cultivation. With a swipe of a finger, grow and shape your tree into the sunlight while avoiding the dangers of a hostile world. Bring life to a forgotten landscape and uncover a story hidden deep beneath the soil.
A game where all you have to do is throw a ball into a box, simple? Trick Shot is a minimalist physics puzzler with 90 levels and an infinite supply of bouncy balls to get that perfect shot.
Tiny Troopers Alliance
Lead your troops into battle with the combat strategy game that gives you full tactical control. Build and fortify your base and lead your troopers into epic real-time conflicts. Tactile controls give you full command over your infantry units, vehicles, and air units as you plot and execute lethal assaults in battles.
Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom
The sequel to the first Sonic Dash endless runner, in Sonic Boom you get to play as Sonic the Hedgehog, Tails, Amy, Knuckles, and Sonic’s new friend, Sticks. In this new game, you get to race with up to three characters in the new Team Play mode, you can swap runners mid-race to earn high scores, unleash new special powers like Sonic's Dash Ring Magnet, Knuckle's Slam, and Amy's Ring Hammer.
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