If you’re the sort of mobile gamer who says “no thanks consoles and desktops, I’ll wait until I can play it on my iPhone!,” this is a very good week for your. A third of the games on this list are available for play elsewhere, proving that touch screens are more than ready to handle the games that their bigger cousins can.

Our picks for this week’s biggest games are below. If we missed something you’re loving, be sure to let us know in the comments!

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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Can a game provide a beautiful story and unique gameplay that satisfies? Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons certain did on desktops and consoles. Now the “control two brothers with two different joysticks” puzzle game has gone mobile. Let’s hope virtual controls hold up just as well.



A classic point-and-click adventure game (and one of the few to appear on the NES) is fully reimagined by the original developers. Get ready to solve some puzzles, friends.

Guitar Hero Live

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Activision remains a trailblazer in the world of bringing console games to mobile. They first tried their hands last year with the sublime Skylanders Trap Team, and have followed that up with the latest entry in one of gaming’s biggest music franchises. You can try it for free, but you’ll really want to buy the guitar for the full effect.



Gamevil’s latest release seems to be one for the CounterStrike crowd. They’re calling this “the next generation of online mobile shooters.” Pick up a gun and see if they’re right.

Sniper X with Jason Statham

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If you’re looking for a shooter from a team with a lot of practice, though, you may want to try out Sniper X. Glu are responsible for everything from Deer Hunter to Contract Killer, so they’ll know a thing or two about it. Also, Jason Statham.

Neo Monsters


Remember Hunter Island? It was a damned good monster capture game, and its creators have just launched a new game onto the App Store promising more than 900 monsters to collect.



Clash of Clans? More like Clash of Words. Spelldom mixes strategic defense with word gameplay in one of the most unique mashups we’ve seen in recent months.

Future Sense

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Linear time is for suckers. Future Sense lets you use time travel powers to turn the tables and solve a mystery. Cross your own path and turn past mistakes into future opportunities.



An adorable ghost puzzler from the creator of Lamp and Vamp and Mucho Party? YES PLEASE. Slide colored shapes around to match them up and clear them away.

Drill Up

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Ketchapp rarely miss a week with a new release, but few of them seem neat enough to really grab our attention lately. Drill Up buck this trend, having players collect gems and jump from circle to circle as they try to outrun the lava that’s forever rising.

Please, Don’t Touch Anything

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Ignore what the name says. Touch everything. A lot. You’ll need to if you want to solve the 25 puzzles contained within. JUST DON’T SCREW IT UP, OR WE’RE ALL DEAD. #nopressure

OPUS: The Day We Found Earth

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Lonely robot wants to go home. Help Emeth as he tries to make his way across the cosmos and find Earth once again with the help of a deep space telescope.