Touch My App Store Roundup [10/22/17]

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Welcome to the not really all new, once again renamed latest edition of my App Store roundup.  When I first started this was a weekly (mostly) publication, and the games I covered generally came out in the week prior to my post.  Then it finally got to the point where I was covering a mix of older and new games, so I dropped “New” from the title.  Finally I even chopped off the date range, simply putting the date of the post in the title instead of the range that supposedly encompassed the games I was covering.  Now I’ve decided to go with the simple moniker “Touch My App Store Roundup” because, quite frankly, I won’t always be talking about 10 different games.  I thought maybe if I cut down on the quantity I could get the article out more often.  However, there is no need to fret, because the quality won’t be compromised in any way. Continue reading…

10 New App Store Games To Watch [May 20 – 26]

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I’m surprised at how many weeks in a row the App Store has had a strong release list, especially since most of the games aren’t coming from the “big” publishers.  One of my favorite games this week was Something Has Changed, a minimalist game in terms of aesthetics and instructions.  What it does really well is challenge you to quickly adapt to ever-changing rules, no matter how slight those changes might be.  Dead Ahead is a fun new infinite runner zombie game from Chillingo.  It has some stylish visuals and lets you run over zombies with a motorcycle.  Strategy fans might want to check out Pirates vs Corsairs: Davey Jones’ Gold.  This game provides the goals of Risk in a slightly more lighthearted atmosphere, and you get to dodge sharks and Krakens to boot.

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