LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 joins a long line of LEGO themed games, available on PC and consoles for years, that you can now play on your iDevice. Those new to LEGO gaming are in for a treat. This is a very accessible game that is very careful to explain what’s going on every step of the way. There are puzzles to solve, mini-games to play, quests to complete, and spells to cast, and itâ€™s all very engagingly overlaid on the plots from the first four Harry Potter books.
Well the big boys decided to come back and play this week, so there are quite a few new and interesting offerings on the App Store.Â Of course the magic is in the air with LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, released to coincide with the outbreak of the latest film.Â If you canâ€™t get enough of him on the big screen, now you can control him and a bunch of his friends on the small screen in all their blocky glory.
If the Sci-Fi machinations of George Lucas are more your style thereâ€™s Star Wars Arcade: Falcon Gunner, the first Star Wars game to use AR to enhance the gameplay.Â You get to take your seat at the guns of the Millennium Flacon and blast Tie Fighters out of the sky â€“ what could be better?Â If you like shooting but prefer a grittier post-apocalyptic setting thereâ€™s Rage, the new on-rails shooter from ID Software that makes you the star of a TV show where youâ€™ll be hunted by hungry mutants.Â And, in our weekly dose of â€œwho has the best freemium MMO nowâ€ thereâ€™s Kingdom Conquest from SEGA, an MMO that combines RPG dungeon crawling, SimCity kingdom building and forging alliances to rule the world.