The lights are on
We’ve got a diverse
range of titles for This Week in Mobile, along with a relatively strong Android
presence and our first Windows game in some time. Don’t be shy – take some time out this weekend to check out these new
releases in your local app store.
Halo: Spartan AssaultDeveloper: 343 IndustriesPlatform: Windows 8 PhonePrice: $6.99
Mobile fans have been waiting a while for this game, and it finally arrived yesterday. Halo: Spartan Assault, exclusive to Windows 8 and Windows 8 phones, tells what happened between Halo 3 and Halo 4 and explains the origins of the Spartan Ops program. Additionally, this game allows players to unlock emblems for Halo 4. Check out a lengthy preview of Spartan Assault here.
Gentlemen!Developer: Lucky FramePlatform: Android
tablets; iPadPrice: $4.99
players back to the Victorian days of civilized, one-on-one, face-to-face duels.
Remember those? Using knives, bombs, homing pigeons, and more, this game allows
two players to face off head-to-head on the same tablet screen. Find a local
friend, choose your dueling weapon, and commence your deathmatch. Tut tut, dear
IesabelDeveloper: Forever EntertainmentPlatform: Android; iOSPrice: $1.99
Want to play Diablo on
your Android or iOS device? Well, you can’t (not legally, anyhow). Iesabel,
however, might just be the next best thing. This mobile dungeon crawler provides
plenty of looting entertainment, supporting both a single-player campaign and
up to eight-person multiplayer. Need more convincing? There are no
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