If you’re the sort of mobile gamer who says “no thanks consoles and desktops, I’ll wait until I can play it on my iPhone!,” this is a very good week for your. A third of the games on this list are available for play elsewhere, proving that touch screens are more than ready to handle the games that their bigger cousins can.
Our picks for this week’s biggest games are below. If we missed something you’re loving, be sure to let us know in the comments!
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Can a game provide a beautiful story and unique gameplay that satisfies? Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons certain did on desktops and consoles. Now the “control two brothers with two different joysticks” puzzle game has gone mobile. Let’s hope virtual controls hold up just as well.
Activision remains a trailblazer in the world of bringing console games to mobile. They first tried their hands last year with the sublime Skylanders Trap Team, and have followed that up with the latest entry in one of gaming’s biggest music franchises. You can try it for free, but you’ll really want to buy the guitar for the full effect.
If you’re looking for a shooter from a team with a lot of practice, though, you may want to try out Sniper X. Glu are responsible for everything from Deer Hunter to Contract Killer, so they’ll know a thing or two about it. Also, Jason Statham.
Ketchapp rarely miss a week with a new release, but few of them seem neat enough to really grab our attention lately. Drill Up buck this trend, having players collect gems and jump from circle to circle as they try to outrun the lava that’s forever rising.