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This Week In Mobile: Abstract Horror, Adventure, Transformers, and Zig Zags!
This week’s list has a wide range of games to play from simple time wasters to some creative new ideas. There is also a big sale for a beloved RPG classic. Read on to find out some of the interesting experiences to be found in the mobile world.
Evoland is touted as letting you experience the evolution of adventure gaming. Basically the game starts as a monochrome adventure with no vertical movement, but as you play you upgrade the experience to include color, 3D graphics and more. You are encouraged to revisit areas after you improve the experience to see them in a whole new light and make progress.
Developer: RAC7 Games
Dark Echo is an abstract horror game with over 80 levels. When you look at the screen you see your footsteps as well the echoes of all the sounds in the environment. Through your headphones you can hear the monsters that are attacking you and use that information to help you navigate the environment and avoid meeting a grisly demise.
For the next few days, the iOS port of Bioware’s classic RPG will be on sale for %50 off. Now would be a good time to jump in on the game that inspired the Dragon Age series. The original 60 hour adventure is included in the iOS port as well as three of the expansion quests. The Android version remains at its original price of $9.99.
Transformers: Battle Tactics is a free-to-play game where you assemble a squad of Transformers to face off against the world in PvP battles. The game has a good amount of strategy such that I was able to beat opponents statistically better than me through smart ability usage. Be warned though, the free-to-play elements aren’t intrusive at first, but they do hamper the experience the longer you play.
ZigZag is a pretty great time waster. Your ball needs to move forward on a zig zagging road and all you need to do is tap on the screen to change directions to avoid falling off. The game changes color the better you are doing so it feels pretty good to chase a high score.