Welcome back to Pocket Gamer's round-up of the new mid-week iPhone and iPad releases.

As you probably already know, we bring you this round-up because we're too busy to bring you a story for every new game out.

Rob and Rich are both - once again - editing your future reading material, Mark, Mike, and Keith are all hard at work on other articles, Will is now a celebrity radio star, and I'm here with you.

Thankfully, the batch of new releases this Wednesday is a lot better than the past couple of round-ups, and includes titles from Firemint, PopCap, EA, and Chillingo.

These titles have all hit the New Zealand App Store, meaning you can grab them in the UK and US from around midnight.

Have fun.

iPhone Spy Mouse

Firemint's long-awaited line-drawer Spy Mouse sees you control Agent Squeak - a super-secret James Bond wannabe.

There are 70 levels to scamper through, six unique worlds and hench-cats to overcome, and a bunch of gadgets, gizmos, and power-ups to help you complete your mission.

There are even secret levels and achievements to unlock.

Download Spy Mouse

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Contre Jour

Chillingo's Contre Jour is a 'beautiful world shaped by the interplay of light and darkness', where you use your finger to morph the game's landscape and propel mysterious creatures to safety.

You'll find yourself pulling, swiping, and tapping to activate tendrils, air geysers, and portals in the hope of solving each chapter of the game.

There are 60 levels on offer, 180 collectible lights, and a variety of achievements to grab.

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MiniGame Paradise

MiniGame Paradise features ten 'amusing' one-touch mini-games for a total of 70 quests.

There are 35 adorable characters to play, clothes to collect, and the ability to give your house a 60-minute makeover.

Download MiniGame Paradise


Nom 5

Your job in Nom 5 is to help the titular hero find his way home.

This is done, naturally, by blasting off into space, shooting enemies, and solving 'mind-dazzling' puzzles.

There are a dozen stages (including six boss stages) on hand, relics to collect, and 41 Game Center achievements to unlock.

Download Nom 5

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Hector: Ep2 – Senseless Acts of Justice

Hector: Ep2 – Senseless Acts of Justice sees you step back into the shoes of the hard-nosed, soft-bellied copper Hector, who is on the hunt for a psychopath.

According to the app's description, this second instalment is twice as long as the original offering, but is only 'half as good'.

Gotta' love that sense of humour.

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Infinity Field

Infinity Field charges you with destroying wave after wave of enemies in an 'addictive and visually stunning dual stick space-age shooter'.

There are lasers, bombs, and several other power-ups to keep you alive, six different game modes to get through, and Crystal integration for achievements.

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Helmet Hero

Helmet Hero tasks you with defeating the evil Goots and rescuing the Gizzles over 50 levels and across five environments.

To do so, you'll have to shoot a range of Helmet Heroes at the former.

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Dust Those Bunnies!

Dust Those Bunnies! features two game modes – Wage War and Commando – that challenge you to sweep away the dreaded dust bunnies once and for all.

Your arsenal of weapons includes microfibre cloths, dust vacs, and a range of other household items.

There are 12 in-game achievements to grab and Game Center leaderboards to top.

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Download Dust Those Bunnies! for iPad

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Demolition Master 3D

Demolition Master 3D – the sequel to Demolition Master – allows you to travel the world and take part in ambitious construction projects.

You can 'demolish, demolish, demolish' across 70 levels and three locations, and unlock achievements for both OpenFeint and Game Center.

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iPad Peggle HD

PopCap has finally brought its popular iPhone title Peggle to Apple's iPad.

Peggle HD features four game modes – Adventure, Quick Play, Duel, and Challenge – colourful levels, and the ability to hone your skills with the help of ten Peggle masters.

There's also a trophy room that you can show off to your buddies.

Download Peggle HD

Ramses II HD

Your task in Ramses II is to travel back to ancient Egypt and help a forgetful Pharaoh rediscover his hidden treasure.

This is achieved through memory and playing sliding-block puzzles.

You can compete against up to four of your mates in pass-the-handset mode, or take on the game's multiple difficulty levels alone. Your choice.

Download Ramses II HD

Universal

Speedway GP 2011

The official game of the 2011 Speedway GP sees you racing around 11 real-world stadiums as one of 15 real-life speedway racers.

You can crank the game's difficulty setting up to Hard and attempt to unlock a host of Game Center achievements, if you feel the need. The need for... I'll stop there.

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Edge Extended

Mobigame's Edge Extended is a cube manipulation game that offers 44 challenging levels of play.

There are 23 unique tunes for your ears, some graphical optimisations for Retina display devices, and a few new gameplay twists on the excellent original.

Download Edge Extended

Sprinkle: Water splashing fire fighting fun

Sprinkle: Water splashing fire fighting fun is a physics-based game in which you adjust the height and angle of a stream of water to move obstacles, spin wheels, activate traps, and fight fires.

Easy, right?

Well, no, because you're also up against the clock.

Download Sprinkle: Water splashing fire fighting fun

Restaurant City: Gourmet Edition

EA's Restaurant City: Gourmet Edition gives you the opportunity to run your very own gourmet restaurant.

You have to collect ingredients, level-up a selection of starters, mains, desserts, and drinks, and decorate your eatery.

You can link to Facebook, send daily gifts to your buddies, and visit their restaurants.

Download Restaurant City: Gourmet Edition

Monster Mouth DDS

Your job in Monster Mouth DDS is to travel inside the gaping mouth of gigantic monsters and attempt to solve their dental issues.

Each monster has a unique complaint that you have to deal with as quickly and as painlessly as possible.

You're stood inside a monster's mouth, after all.

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Radballs

Radballs is an 'addictive beat-fueled puzzle action game' that sees you flicking, swapping, and putting Radballs into groups.

You can play in Arcade, Survival, and Time Trial game modes, and connect to Game Center for leaderboards and achievements.

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4Towers Onslaught: Episodic TD

4Towers Onslaught: Episodic TD is a tower defence title that requires you to combine the game's four towers to create various abilities and effects.

You'll be fighting 15 different types of alien across three difficulty levels, and facing off against numerous bosses.

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Dragon Fantasy

Dragon Fantasy throws you into the shoes of a written-off hero, who sets off to reclaim his former glory.

Along the way, you'll do battle with strange, silly, and scary monsters, traverse castles, caves, and dungeons, and meet princes, pirates, and zombies.

Download Dragon Fantasy

Pollushot

Pollushot is a wacky title that sees you slingshot your way to a cleaner world by destroying polluting pirates.

There are three worlds to clean up, 36 OpenFeint and Game Center achievements to grab, four leaderboards to top, and the ability to brag about your progress on both Facebook and Twitter.

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Treemaker

Treemaker is a casual puzzler that tasks you with travelling through the game's three worlds and aiding 'the creatures' in their attempt to reclaim their trees.

You do this by using simple touch controls: one tap casts a rope, a second tap sends you flying in the rope's direction, and a swipe helps you to gain speed.

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