Monument Valley is a highly popular iOS and Android puzzle game that has received widespread acclaim from reviewers and users for its design. At a time when most games are adopting the free-to-play model, Monument Valley took the unconventional route and priced the game at $3.99.
An exciting lineup of new iPhone and iPad games rolled out on the App Store overnight, ranging from retro platformers to action-packed roleplaying titles. We’ve rounded up some of the best new games: Sonic Jump Fever, FFFFF2P, Hellraid: The Escape, Urban Trial Freestyle, Beyond Gravity and Transworld Endless Skater. Read ahead for a video trailer and rundown of each.Â
The FTL: Faster Than Light app has been very popular among users of Mac, Windows and Linux. This game has now made its way to the iPad via the App Store. Game play here is pretty much the same and revolves around the Galactic Federation and allows users to make modifications to their spaceship as needed.
Blizzard announced last year that it was bringing its popular card trading game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, to the iPad and iPhone in the coming months. Now, Blizzard has confirmed that the title is soft launching in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. This iPad launch closely follows the game’s debut last month on the Mac and PC.Â
Games by independent videos have been widely successful, even in the midst of major developer houses. Prominent among these games is Flappy Bird, which caused quite a sensation for being one of the most addictive games, before eventually going off the radar. Apple is now highlighting such apps on the App Store by providing a dedicated ‘Indie Game Showcase’ which highlights games from independent developers.