Best new Android, iPhone and Windows Phone games of May 2015



Welcome, summer! Before we completely immerse ourselves in the awesomeness of having long days and nice weather all day, though, let's take a quick look at what were the best new games of the last month of spring, May 2015.

This month did not disappoint: our long-time favorite Grim Fandango was remastered and arrived on both Android and iOS, bringing back memories of our not-so-crazy, but very geeky childhood. And if you haven't played Grim Fandando, we strongly recommend you check out the adventures of Many Calavera in the land of the dead.

There was naturally much more than that, and we've tried to pick the best games of various genres: from action RPGs like The Barbarian to remastered classics like Snake Rewind, and all the way to some awesome new genre mash-ups, there is something for all in this round-up. Check it out and let us know your favorite Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone game of May 2015 in the comments below.

Grim Fandango Remastered

Price: $9.99
Download on AndroidiOS

Grim Fandango, one of the adventure games with a place in the hall of fame of the genre, comes remastered for Android and iOS. The protagonist Manny Calavera, a travel agent at the Department of Death, sells luxury packages to souls on their four-year journey to eternal rest, but there's trouble in paradise and a love story in-between...

Sproggiwood

Price: $9.99
Download on iOSAndroid

Sproggiwood is a story-driven, turn-based roguelike set in a humorous world inspired by Finnish mythology, where you grow your civilization and plunder procedural dungeons with six unique classes. The story revolves around the main hero, a simple farmer from the peaceful island of Clog. One moment, you're tending your grove -- the next, you’re lured through a mysterious portal by a talking sheep...


The Barbarian

Price: $9.99
Download on iOS

The Barbarian is a top-down action RPG that is built from the scratch with mobile in mind, tailor-made for touch controls. It features a virtual world that you are free to roam (it's an open world), and your character can develop differently depending on the skills and spells you choose to learn.

Heroes and Castles 2

Price: $1.99
Download on iOS

The sequel is finally out: Heroes and Castles 2 is the second in the series of third-person action-RPGs mixed up with strategy elements and castle defense. In this latest game, you get to choose from one of three powerful races, customize your hero, summon a massive army to fight beside you in battle, defend your castle, conquer lands, and ultimately destroy the enemy stronghold.

Chaos Rings Ⅲ

Price: $19.99
Download on iOSAndroid

Chaos Rings is a full-scale RPG series for smartphone devices that was first introduced worldwide in 2010. On the floating continent high in the sky, you can find New Paleo. Explorers from all across the land flock to this hub city, seeking to fulfill their dreams and desires. But this is but a brief stop before their journey to their true destination, the azure planet of Marble Blue. Unexplored lands, hidden treasures, monsters, legends...everything an adventurer could want could be found on this one planet.

Ball King

Price: Free
Download on iOSAndroid

Ball King is a simple and extremely addictive game where you throw things at a basket: ducks, frogs or even old radios, all for a score higher than that of your best bud.

Lara Croft: Relic Run

Price: Free
Download on iOSAndroid, Windows Phone

Lara Croft: Relic Run is the all new action adventure for nostalgic Lara Croft fans. When a shadowy conspiracy threatens the world, only Lara Croft is equipped to unearth the truth. Collect clues to uncover ancient relics. run, swing, drive, and swan dive your way through beautiful and challenging environments.

Til Morning’s Light

Price: $6.99

An adventure game with a deep story and immersive graphics, Til Morning's Light walks players through the life of Erica Page, an ordinary teenage girl, trying to fit in. She's also trapped in a mansion haunted by a 200 year-old curse. The creepy and not exactly empty mansion is open for her to roam (and escape) - there are clues to decipher, tools to collect, and puzzles to solve.

Sword of Xolan

Price: $0.99
Download on iOS

Sword of Xolan is an action platformer game with a colorful pixel art environment. The story revolves around Xolan, a young and brave man who fight for justice no matter what the cost, and this time Xolan is on an adventure against dark forces and on a mission to restore peace. The game is diverse and fun to play, with 30 hand-crafted adventure levels, 9 time-based challenge levels, 3 "End Of Act" bosses, and more than 30 different enemies like: zombies, giants and flying creatures.


Hardboiled

Price: $1.99
Download on iOS | Android

What if we told you Fallout arrived on mobile? That would be pretty awesome, but why Hardboiled is not Fallout, it is inspired by it, a new role-playing game with turn-based combat elements.

The story goes as follows: humanity has finally destroyed itself and if you didn’t die in the blast, you died in the coming weeks from radiation and disease. Yet still, there are survivors, and like all others, Max is trying to reclaim his life back. Driving in a search for a suitable place to live, things get complicated around some stolen car parts.


Ire: Blood Memory

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

A surprising new arrival from an independent studio in Japan, Ire: Blood Memory is an action RPG/hack’n’slash game done with a lot of taste and knowledge of the genre. It features clever character development scheme, weird creatures, and battle that revolves around tactical choices, all spiced up with great graphics.


Knights of Pen and Paper 2

Price: $4.99
Download on iOS | Android

Knights of Pen and Paper 2 is a turn-based, retro style, pixel-art adventure full of danger, intrigue, and semi-appropriate cultural references. Players portray both party and game master playing a tabletop RPG, and must assemble both their characters, including races like Dwarf or Elf, assemble a party, choose quests and combat encounters, and delve dungeons.

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

Price: $4.99
Download on iOS

An arcade shooter of geometric perspective and challenging dynamics, Geometry Wars 3 brings 50 adventure levels with a wide variety of 3D grid shapes, game modes, and boss battles, and over 10 battle modes including Pacifism, King and Claustrophobia.

Dead Eyes

Price: $0.99 | $4.99
Download on iOS | Android

Dead Eyes is a turn-based puzzle game in a grey foggy world being taken over by zombies. In every stage, you will help Jack, a curly-haired boy left alone, survive and reach the destination alive. 

Sleep Furiously

Price: $2.99
Download on iOS | Android

Sleep Furiously is a puzzle word game that urges you to unleash your imagination by finding complete sentences in a grid of jumbled words.


Oddwings Escape

Price: Free
Download on iOS

Your mission is to fly as far as possible, collect coins and discover keys to release the Oddwings from the evil Dr. Rooster's lab. While you explore beautiful worlds, maneuver your way through the mad doctor's dangerous traps and obstacles: air bombs, poison gases and other exotic perils.

Drylands

Price: $2.99
Download on iOS

Drylands is a game from the good old days of no in-app purchases, and it's a very well made post-apocalyptic RPG action-platformer with lots of quests and stories, engaging boss fights, and a story of a ravaged world. In that world "juice" is the only nutrient and most valuable resource. A prisoner teams up with the people of Serenity and so begins an adventure that will change the wastelands' fate...

Earthcore: Shattered Elements

Price: Free
Download on iOS

Earthcore is a card battler with infinite tactical opportunities that test your strategic thinking. You get to use your cards’ skills to outsmart your opponent and, like in a real battle, you gamble on your life every time you use a card. Strategy and later on tactics is achieved through hundreds of skills you can use in various combinations.

Test Chamber

Price: Free (with in-app purchases)
Download on AndroidiOS

Test Chamber is a stylish and challenging puzzle game with a distinct graphical style and puzzles that use world-wrapping mechanics that test your thinking outside the box.


Tallowmere

Price: $4.99
Download iOS

Lady Tallowmere is on a quest through violent dungeons in this 2D indie action roguelike-inspired platformer. The virtual world consists of new rooms that are procedurally generated every time you play, so you have infinite gameplay variety.

Tiltagon

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

Tiltagon is a hard arcade game where you tilt and fall. Many times. Sometimes you also explode.

Snake Rewind

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

A gorgeous remake of the classic game Snake, Snake Rewind brings more than nostalgia - it brings different levels with different styles and a progressing level of difficulty.

Beast Quest

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

Beast Quest is an action-adventure set in a huge open world. Battle hordes of dangerous enemies and take on giant Beasts in huge boss battles, explore snowy peaks and sandy beaches, seeking out ancient artifacts and lost treasures.

Leo's Fortune

Price: $4.99
Download on Windows Phone

Leo's Fortune tells the adventure of Leopold, the Grand Inventor of Greatest Engineering (read in a faux English-Italian accent). He used to be rich and fortunate, but a clever thief stole his treasures and left all the coins on the road like breadcrumbs to follow. Leo is determined, as only a living ball of fur with a mustache can be, to get to the end of this mess and return his belongings. And that's how the fairy-tale begins.

SBK15

Price: $2.99
Download on Windows Phone

SBK15 features gorgeous 3D graphics for an immersive simulation of actually riding the most powerful bikes from the best motorcycle brands in the world.

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6 Comments

1. waddup121 unregistered

Woow thats a lot! nice!

3. iusshpandeh

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

No Monster Go! Included??? That's Windows Phone exclusive from Game Troopers! :) should've mentioned it though!

4. PrivateParts87

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Snake rewind is on android and iOS as well

6. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

A Geometry Wars game exclusive to iOS?! Hopefully it comes to android.

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