July 2020 has seen a whole bunch of new games landing on the App Store and Google Play Store. There have been so many, in fact, that we thought it was a good idea to make a list of the very best ones. We figured it’d save you some time searching, and we’re nice like that.
If you think we’ve missed anything out, then make sure you let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the article. Before that, though, let’s get on with what we think are the 20 best new mobile games of July 2020.
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
A single player version of the Gwent card game. This is a massive, intriguing RPG with a bunch of cool ideas and a brilliant story. It’s not the cheapest game out there, but there’s so much content you’re not going to feel short-changed.
Download Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales from the App Store
An intriguing, deep adventure game about life, death and loss. There are shades of Amanita Design’s work here, and you can be sure that you’re going to be enthralled from the outset.
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
The multi-million selling third entry in the Layton series finally comes to mobile. It’s been polished up into HD and the controls have been tweaked for touchscreen devices. Expect puzzles, mysteries and plenty of head-scratching time travel too.
Zach Gage’s latest game is basically a sudoku trainer. It’s built with such love though that it’s hard not to fall for it. Definitely worth checking out if you’ve got a hankering for putting numbers in boxes.
Download Good Sudoku from the App Store
Felix the Reaper
A gorgeous-looking puzzler that sees you playing as a member of the grim reaper’s team. You need to stay to the shadows, solve puzzles and kill the right people. But, y’know, in a fun and super entertaining way.
Download Felix the Reaper from the App Store
This one’s all about slogging through filth in massive vehicles. Expect realistic terrain, slow-paced trucks and loads and loads and loads of mud. Simulation fans are going to love it.
Soda Dungeon 2
Armor Games brings us another game about soda addicts, massive monsters and loot. Expect strategic RPG battles, a village to rebuild and a particularly ornery dungeon owner who’s sick of you stealing his stuff.
Wave Redux is both a relaxed geometric racer and a super-difficult speedy dash. It’s easy to pick up and play, but mastering is is reserved for only the twitchiest masters.
Download Wave Redux from the App Store
A deep-space dogfight with gorgeous graphics and smart touchscreen controls. Throw in some roguelite elements and you’re left with an absolutely brilliant experience.
Download Interloper from the App Store
A huge RTS game set in a massive stretch of space. You can use diplomacy or force, and it’s up to you to forge the future of the galaxy. No pressure or anything.
The Everlasting Regret
A new game from Tencent that’s based around an ancient Chinese poem. Expect puzzles, gorgeous watercolor artwork and more than a little bit of emotion.
An intriguing take on the battle royale genre that sees a bunch of players trying to be the first to get to an island. It’s slow-paced, full of secrets and an awful lot of fun.
Download 1sland from the App Store
A fast-paced arcade game about leaping up a tower. The twist? There’s a whole bunch of other players trying to do the same. You’ll need fast fingers to top the leaderboards here.
Download Traptower 99 from the App Store
An adventure game that sees you reliving the horrors of World War 2 from the perspective of survivors. It’s a deep and affecting experience that’s well worth checking out.
Download Attentat 1942 from the App Store
Beat Legend: Avicii
This one is a rhythm action game based around the songs of Avicii. It’s fast and furious and if you’re a fan of the DJ and producer you should grab it right this second.
A game all about making friends with loneliest bird in the world. If that description doesn’t fill you with joy and wonder then we don’t know what’s wrong with you.
Download Bird Alone from the App Store
Away: Journey to the Unexpected
A gorgeous anime game about adventure, weird friends and hitting things with a stick. It plays around with your expectations at every turn and it’s hard not to smile while it does.
Download Away: Journey to the Unexpected from the App Store
A super-quick solitaire card game that has a lot more going for it than your first glance might suggest. It’s not super meaty, but there’s definitely fun to be had here.
Download Cast from the App Store
A dark and brutal mobile RPG with loads of gloom and grim going for it. It looks lovely, it plays great and you’re going to be able to suck hours of entertainment out of it.
A gorgeous and engaging maze-based puzzler that’s filled with great ideas and tricky challenges. It’ll make you scratch your head in all of the correct ways.