December 6th, 2012 | By Charles Ferrendelli
With hundreds of new apps making their debut, being updated, or dropping in price on the App Store everyday, it can be hard to keep up with the latest mobile indie games. We’ve sorted through them so you don’t have to. Here’s the latest in mobile indie games on iOS.
Magnetic Gems – ($0.99)
Your beloved puzzle game in a new ‘magnetic’ execution! Dive into the cloud of sparkling gems! Combine shiny crystals of the same color into the chains of three and more. With the groovy “magnetic effect” the process turns more addicting than never before! Earn fantastic bonuses to destroy heaps of gems at once. Choose a game mode that fits you best and have the fun starting!
Micy Roll – ($0.99)
Micy dreams every night to fly to the moon; tonight, it’s time to start a great journey! Steer Micy in exciting landscapes, explore a whole new world, overcome obstacles to finally reach the highest mountain and fly into space. In this universe, ink gives you wings. Collect a maximum of ink blots to jump and advance from a level to the next. Will you discover the secrets of the red moon?
MotorBlast – ($0.99)
From the developers of Uber Racer and Parcel Panic. Jump into the seat of a race car and take the battle to the track – Motorblast takes the racing experience one giant step further! With the assistance of rockets, guns, mines, shields, rocket thrusters, an EMP device and lots of guts, you have everything it takes to dominate the field!
Poker Knight – ($0.99)
Derek, a talented young Poker player, is about to face the biggest challenge of his life when he is transported to another dimension. There he receives a mission: to find the nine magic amulets that, when put together, have the power to make any wish come true. To accomplish that, our hero will have to face dangerous enemies like goblins, mages, ogres and much more. The stakes are high, but Derek has an ace up his sleeve: the battlefield is the Poker table!
SnowJinks – ($0.99)
SnowJinks takes snowball fights to an epic new level! This holiday season, join Jack and Jill as they defend their neighborhood against an icy onslaught – how many bullies can you clobber with snowballs before you have to head home? Duck, roll and leap through a wintry wonderland filled with snowmen, backyard playgrounds, ice forts and holiday cheer!
Sweatshop HD Premium – ($2.99)
Featuring fast-paced strategy, black comedy and an affecting storyline, Sweatshop asks you to manage a madcap clothing factory juggling the needs of clients with the welfare of workers. Should you hire a fire officer to prevent the risk of workers dying horribly in an industrial blaze or pack them in to get the job done? Should you train workers to make them more efficient and satisfied or fire them when they lose a limb in an industrial accident? How do you motivate workers: with generous treats and toilet breaks or an iron fist, long hours and verbal abuse?
Another World: 20th Anniversary Edition – ($1.99)
Another World bridges the gap between Cinema and Action Adventure games with a completely new style of fluid, cinematic, storytelling. Hurtled through space and time by a nuclear experiment gone wrong, you’ll need to dodge, outwit, and overcome the host of alien monsters and deadly earthquakes that plague the alien landscape you now call home. Only a perfect blend of logic and skill will get you past the deadly obstacles that lie in wait.
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter Pro – (Free)
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter is a console-quality lifelike hunting sim where the players track down a variety of dinosaurs while exploring huge non-linear locations. The dinos boast with some of the most advanced AI on the platform, evolving from “pea-brained” dummies to dangerous creatures that are able to see, hear and sense the adrenaline in hunter’s blood.
Crayon Physics Deluxe – (Free)
Crayon Physics Deluxe is a 2D physics puzzle / sandbox game, in which you get to experience what it would be like if your drawings would be magically transformed into real physical objects. Solve puzzles with your artistic vision and creative use of physics.
Spellsquares: Cursed Moon – (Free)
A vile curse darkens the moon! Are you brave enough to enter an ominous abandoned castle to set things right? Clever enough to solve devious puzzles and piece together the scattered clues? SpellSquares blends uniquely challenging word puzzles with mysterious adventure elements for a truly novel experience. You’ll test your word-game wits against the musing of a missing wizard as you search for a solution to his dreadful curse!