Each week hundreds of new games hit the App Store, vying for your dollars. Join us every Friday as we sort through the pile and let you know which games should be on your radar. This week’s releases let you raise adorable critters, race at breakneck speeds, trek along with Shrek and more!

New iPhone Games This Week is a new feature on Gamezebo. Be sure to check back every Friday to discover the latest and greatest games that have just surfaced on the App Store!

  • Call of Atlantis – PC ports don’t usual fare so well on the iPhone, but Call of Atlantis is a match-3 offering that manages to be even better than the original. (Review)
  • Phoenix Spirit – Super Metroid meets Rocky & Bullwinkle in this adventure about a flying squirrel – but as we learn in our review, some squirrels just weren’t meant to fly. (Review)
  • Pocket Creatures – Pet simulations get an adorable open-world makeover in Pocket Creatures, though our review found there wasn’t nearly enough to interact with here. (Review)
  • Shrek Forever After – The latest Shrek movie is in theatres today, and you can play along right on your iPhone! This film tie-in offers up platforming gameplay that’s appropriate for the whole family.
  • Split/Second – Disney’s recently released console racer gets an iPhone edition, but can it possibly live up to its bigger brother?
  • Steam Pirates – Luc Bernard’s long-awaited RPG has finally arrived, setting players lose in a word of pirates, pugs and rockstars.
  • Strike Knight – Love puck bowling? The developers behind Paper Toss return with their next free offering, and this time it brings they bring the spirit of the pub with them. (Review)

Did we miss anything? Be sure to tell us what great games you discovered this week in the comments!