Become a mogul in Capital City: Escape from Supercorp on iOS

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Torn Screen Entertainment has released its latest mobile game with a personal finance twist, Capital City: Escape from Supercorp. The digital board game allows users to become a mogul in a virtual town, purchasing everything from beauty parlors and burger shops to the fancy house on the corner.

While purchasing everything in sight might seem like a sound plan, users will need to make the right deals to earn the most money. Making the wrong deals can result in virtual bankruptcy, and a loss at the game.

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Dragon Quest VIII lives again on iOS and Android

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Square Enix is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Japanese launch of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King by releasing the game on iOS and Android devices. The game was first released on PlayStation 2, and places players in the role of the unnamed “Hero,” challenged with tracking down an evil jester who has stolen a powerful scepter.

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Document your life one selfie at a time with Selfie-A-Day on iOS

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With the word ‘selfie’ recently given a place in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, app developer William Wallace is encouraging users to embrace the trend of taking pictures of oneself with Selfie-A-Day on iOS (not that many need much encouraging).

The daily photo diary app allows users to take a selfie each day, and then turns them into a movie for reliving moments time and time again. The photo journal can be used to simply document one’s life, or as a way to monitor hair growth (say, during no-shave November), the growth of a pet or child, exercise progress and much more.

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Wake weatherman Al Roker in Al’s Weather Rokies on iOS

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Popular weatherman Al Roker has launched his other weather-themed game on iOS devices. Co-created by Kate Linendoll, a technology contributor to The TODAY show, “Al’s Weather Rokies” sees players helping Al Roker wake up before he oversleeps. The game was inspired by a real-world event, as Roker overslept for the first time in his career in 2013. With Roker’s passion for weather, gamers will interact with weather-themed items to wake the TV personality up before it’s too late.

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Legacy Games partners with Crayola for series of kids’ apps

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Game developer and publisher Legacy Games has announced its partnership with Crayola for the development of a series of apps to encourage children’s creativity. The first app is Crayola Color, Draw & Sing, which combines coloring with music. The app was tested with more than 100 children and families in the Los Angeles area, and was further designed in response to this real-world feedback.

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Roadhouse Interactive unleashes Warhammer 40,000: Carnage on iOS

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Roadhouse Interactive has launched Warhammer 40,000: Carnage on iOS devices. Based on the existing Warhammer 40,000 franchise, the game features an exclusive storyline from author Graham McNeill, and sees players heading into battle against the Ork threat in over 50 levels.

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Research DNA to discover new animals in Doodle Creatures on iOS, Android

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Doodle God creator JoyBits has launched the latest game in its popular franchise, Doodle Creatures. The game continues in the franchise’s theme, as players are given a variety of base materials, and can combine these to discover over a hundred different items. In this case, the game focuses on animals, with not all being true-to-life.

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Gem Flurry: Create matches before the board fills on iOS

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Stormburn Limited has launched its newest game on iOS devices: Gem Flurry. Created with the goal of taking the “tired old ‘matching’ puzzle genre and [mixing] it up,” Gem Flurry was designed with a focus on speed and reflexes, rather than concentration and combos, as players must continue to create matches with gems, before the screen completely fills.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings onto iOS, Google Play

tasm2-650Gameloft has announced the launch of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 mobile game on iOS and Android devices. Announced in March 2014, the open-world adventure game sees players stepping into the suit of the web-slinger to save New York City from Electro. The game is an expansion of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 film, which hits theaters in the US next month.

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Square Enix brings Agent 47 to mobile in turn-based puzzle game Hitman GO

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Square Enix has announced the launch of Hitman GO on iOS devices, bringing the famous Agent 47 to mobile devices in a turn-based puzzle game. Hitman GO was built to incorporate the franchise’s core mechanics (those seen in the brand’s many console games), like disguises, distractions and weapon variety, but offers the simplest possible game to appeal to the most players.

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