Mobile Game Roundup: Iron Desert, Best Fiends and More

Swipe 3As we end the month of October, our minds may be on Halloween, but there are plenty of new, non-holiday-themed games that launched on iOS and Android devices that you may have missed this month. Here’s a look at just a few of them.

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About.me Launches ‘Intro’ Digital Business Card App

About.me has announced the launch of its spinoff app, Intro, which allows users to create and share digital business cards, easily connecting with new individuals and storing their contact information for easy future reference. With Intro, users signup with their Facebook or about.me accounts, and can customize their digital business card with the appropriate email address, contact photo and phone number they’d like to share with others.

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HeartBit Interactive Reveals Doom & Destiny Advanced for Mobile

HeartBit Interactive has announced the development of Doom & Destiny Advanced, the second installment in the Doom and Destiny game franchise, which has achieved over one million downloads worldwide. In Doom & Destiny Advanced, players control the destinies of four nerds through a quest in a fantasy world. The game is inspired by classic gameplay titles, with what the developer calls “nostalgic” graphics and animations that take players back to another era of gaming.

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Arkadium’s Twisty Hollow Spins onto iOS

Twisty HollowSocial and mobile games company Arkadium has announced the launch of its premium puzzle game, Twisty Hollow, on iOS devices. The game asks players to line up symbol on rotatable discs, lining up workers with the proper tools and resources to create items (think crafting recipes), which are then sold to customers for a profit.

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DeNA Releases Star Wars: Galactic Defense on Mobile

DeNA, in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm, has today announced the launch of Star Wars: Galactic Defense on mobile devices. The tower defense title blends content from both the original and prequel Star Wars film eras and allows players to choose a side in the battle between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance. While players can make a decision and stick with it, the game offers players access to both the “light” and “dark side” content at any time via the main menu.

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Kamcord Passes 1.3M Content Creators, Announces Next App Update

KamcordMobile gameplay recording company Kamcord is preparing for the release of a Version 3.0 of its mobile app, which allows users to browse gameplay videos other players have recorded in a variety of supported games on their mobile devices. The mobile social network had over 1.3 million unique content creators in the last month.

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Any.do Launches Version 2.0 of Mobile Productivity App

Productivity app Any.do has been updated to Version 2.0, offering advanced features to users that bridge the gap between a user’s work, family and personal lives. Inspired by users who were utilizing Any.do in new ways, the platform now offers features for instantly sharing and coordinating on lists with others, including the ability to communicate with business and work teams, and more. While the base app remains free to download and use, many features are only available to Any.do premium subscribers.

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Bitstrips Launches Bitmoji Personalized Emoji App on iOS

Bitmoji-Promo-HappyBitstrips, creators of the popular Facebook and mobile application that allows users to place cartoon avatars of themselves in various situations, has announced the launch of Bitmoji, its customizable emoji sharing app, on iOS devices. Bitmoji expands upon the principle of Bitstrips, as users can create an avatar to represent them, and then use that created avatar in expressive emojis when talking to friends.

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KickOn Launches Party Discovery App in the US

KickOnAustralian party app KickOn has officially launched in the US, bringing with it an event discovery platform that connects party attendees to party throwers in a service described as Tinder, but for parties. With KickOn, a party host uses the app to setup their event, and can make it discoverable by users, even if they’ve never met. From there, other users can request to attend the event and the party host has the option of accepting or declining these requests.

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Animoca Brands Launches Magimon Adventures on iOS

Mobile game developer and publisher Animoca Brands has announced the launch of Magimon Adventures on iOS devices. The “gem shooting” strategy game combines elements from the card collecting and RPG genres, and allows players to collect monsters and take them into battle against increasingly challenging enemies.

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