Every Thursday, the App Store gets an influx of new games. And we know what most of them will be right now, thanks to the fact that the New Zealand App Store runs several hours in the future.

Thanks New Zealand!

As usual, you can see the big new releases here. This is the best of the rest. All the other bits and bobs that are certainly exciting. Certainly different. Certainly worth looking at. Such as…

Portal Rage
By Appsolute Games - Free
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"It's easy: just lead your cube to the portal. Of course, things aren't that simple — make sure to avoid all of the dangers that you'll come across! Complete 50 unique levels that will have you coming back for more."

OPUS: The Day We Found Earth
By Team Signal - Free
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"OPUS: The Day We Found Earth takes you on a journey through the stars. Help the childlike robot Emeth carry on his creator's will, and find our long lost home together, as he realizes a greater purpose inside his tiny mechanical heart."

Top International Soccer Cup
By Hanna Sinto - £2.99 / $3.99 Top International Soccer Cup

"Have a ball playing soccer on your mobile device with Top International Soccer Cup. Manage your player through numerous seasons and perform events, train and buy items to lead them to superstardom."

Baseball Apocalypse
By Tom Janson - £1.49 / $1.99
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"The world has come to an extraordinarily abrupt end. Society has crumbled, fire is the sky, and you are the only remaining soul who shall cleanse these scorched lands. You are a professional baseball robot programmed to annihilate anything in your obligatory path for justice."

Zombie Deathmatch
By Reliance Big Entertainment UK Private Ltd - Free
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"Your mission is to create your Zombie fighting team with an array of bone-crushing weapons and take on the undead in gruesome pit fighting leagues. Collect three classes of zombies with unique skills, strength, power, attacks and agility to defeat mighty opponents."

Impossible Super Ninja
By Thumbspire - Free
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"Get ready to go on a quest for treasure that will lead you through a far-off land of mystery and intrigue. YOU are the Impossible Super Ninja, and this is the most intense super impossible one-button game you will ever encounter!"

Drill Up
By Ketchapp - Free Drill Up

"Tap to jump from circle to circle to go up and don’t let the lava catch you. It may sound like an easy task, but various rotating circles of different size, type and speed become a real challenge! Collect gems to unlock new characters. Sharpen the drills and let’s drill up!"

Flute Master
By Insignio Labs Lda - £3.99 / $4.99 Flute Master

"Flute Master is a fun and colorful game where you will learn how to play a real instrument: the recorder! You and Oratio will help the dragon Cornelius protect his tower of strawberries from the greedy bats. Yes, in the World of Music, bats love strawberries!"

Pokaboo
By GlobZ - £2.49 / $2.99
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"Pokaboo is a simply haunting puzzle game in which you join blobs of the same color together. As the ghost, you will work in increasingly challenging layouts to combine matching colors into abstract shapes from all around the board."