Alien: Blackout has dominated this week in mobile gaming, and why wouldn't it? It's a sort-of sequel to one of the most beloved horror games of all time, carries a huge name with it, and has riled up fans like nobody's business. But there's more than just Blackout to play this week, as we're about to show you.
Indeed, it's that time of the week where we look at what's coming out on iOS and Android, sifting through the masses of games to find the true gems that need your attention - or your downloads, at least.
We'll cover as much as we can, but this is by no means a comprehensive list. Instead, we want to pick out games we know you'll love, or at least the ones that are big and important, alongside a few of the smaller games you may not have seen yet.
And we'll try to hit as many genres as we can, so there should be something here for everyone. But don't get mad if there's nothing you like! We are at the whims of the platform holders and developers just like you.
So, grab yourself a cuppa, get your mobile gaming device, and let's dig in and see what new games you can get for yourself this week. You never know, your next favourite game of all time may be hiding in amongst our list. And be sure to comment if you find someone which you do decide to pick up - we'd love to hear what's taken your fancy this week.
Alien: BlackoutAvailable on: Android/iOS
App Store Description: "The terror of Alien is brought to life in Alien: Blackout. Try to stay alive while trapped aboard a crippled Weyland-Yutani space station carrying a deadly Xenomorph as it tirelessly hunts you and the crew. Outsmart the perfect hunter by making perilous choices. Players must rely on the damaged controls of the space station or risk sacrificing crew members to avoid deadly contact, permanently altering the outcome of the game.
Survive seven fear-inducing levels by remotely guiding Amanda Ripley's crew through increasingly challenging tasks using only the station’s emergency systems. The uncertainty and unpredictability of both the alien and her crew can impose total defeat for Amanda and the entire station.
Alien: Blackout is a unique fear-inducing horror mobile game experience that will test the inner nerves of both Alien and horror fans alike, where life can end in an instant."