SongPop developer FreshPlanet has released its newest game on iOS: BoxPop. The company’s newest ‘pop’ game is a puzzle title that asks players to pop boxes in L-shaped paths. Inspired by the movement of a knight on a chessboard, each level challenges players to remove every individual square from a shape on the board, one L-shaped jump at a time.
Bandai Namco Games has released Pac-Man Friends on Android and iOS devices, introducing a new action puzzle game to fans of the franchise. In Pac-Man Friends, players complete levels by guiding Pac-Man through 95 mazes, using one of two control schemes (tilt or touch). Along the way, players rescue eight of Pac-Man’s friends, each with their own skills.
DeNA has announced the launch of Pirate Bash on iOS and Android devices. Developed in partnership with Kung Fu Factory, the game offers a “full 3D adventure” set on the high seas, as players build a crew and take to battle against other pirates, including other real-world players.
GREE, Ubisoft and PlayNext have launched Assassin’s Creed Memories on iOS devices. The game mixes card battle with RPG and strategy elements, as users collect and interact with characters from the Assassin’s Creed universe, and will level-up over time by completing missions. Cards come in three categories, for weapons, armor and allies, with allies having special abilities while in combat.
Last July, DeNA launched Super Battle Tactics on iOS and Android devices. The tank battle game throws players into a television show on Tank TV, and asks them to annihilate their competition for the sake of ratings. During battle, each user’s team of tanks is represented by action bars and attack values. On each round, the tanks spin for a random number, and like a roll of the dice, this determines the amount of damage they’ll do to an enemy unit.
Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm have today announced the launch of Star Wars: Commander on iOS devices. The base-building combat game sees players traveling to Tatooine, where they’ll create a base and join either the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire. The choice impacts the characters and military units players will have access to, as well as the game’s storyline and overall goal.
Foodmento has announced the release of its mobile app on iOS devices, which aims to give users a one-stop-shop for organizing, discovering and sharing the best dishes around, while also connecting people with similar tastes. Using Foodmento, users can search for and recommend dishes around the world, or stick close to home via location tracking. Each restaurant has its own information page, while each dish can be rated, added to lists, and so on.
Toronto-based Lucky Mask Games has announced the release of its first game on iOS devices: Fishy Feathers. The game follows Larry the Bird on a quest to move up the food chain after the Earth is flooded. To do so, Larry will need to eat fish in order to grow larger, while avoiding larger fish that wish to eat him.
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