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This Week In Mobile – The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

by Wayne Stainrook on Aug 15, 2014 at 09:50 AM

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This week's mobile highlights include new takes on critically acclaimed games both old and new, with a port of a fan-favorite and a new free-to-play WWE-themed card game thrown in for good measure. Also, Android users will be pleased to know that almost every game on this list is available on the Google Play store.

WWE SuperCard
Developer: 2K Games
Platforms: iOSAndroid
Price: Free

It's wrestling! And cards! Take a team of five against your opponent, and increase their respective abilities with each match to grow stronger. And, similar to Marvel Puzzle Quest, 2K promises to periodically deliver new cards for fans to discover.

Swipe & Slash
Developer: poemdexter games
Platforms: iOS, Android
Price: $0.99

Move over, Shovel Knight – Pug Knight is the new big dog on campus. A self-described fusion of Threes! and RPG elements, swipe the cards on the game board to use abilities to defeat your enemies and reach the all-powerful dragon lurking in the dungeon.

Bik - A Space Adventure
Developer: Zotnip
Platforms: iOS, Android
Price: $0.99

The title says it all: Bik, a human boy, gets abducted by aliens and must join up with two extra-terrestrial allies to return home. A point-and-click adventure with nods to King's Quest and Monkey Island, Bik's lo-fi aesthetic and sense of humor oozes personality.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies
Developer: Capcom
Platforms: iOS
Price: Free (first chapter), $4.99 (individual chapters), $14.99 (full game)

Mr. Wright's entire career is now available on iOS, and you can get a taste of his latest quest for free. With even spiffier visuals from the 3DS release, the point-and-click murder mystery tasks you with gathering evidence to foil the prosecution's plans to convict your client.

Size DOES Matter
Developer: DOS Studios
Platforms: iOS, Android (August 21)
Price: $0.99 

Reminiscent of Super Hexagon, this fast-paced title has you weaving through columns to the beat of a crunchy chiptune soundtrack. Use one thumb to control your position while using the other to change the size of your cube character(s).