It's that time again! Time for another entry into our long-running GAMES OF THE WEEK series.
If you're looking for the best five games which have hit the iPhone, iPad and/or Android stores this week then you've landed yourself at the exact right place at just the right time. Lucky, lucky you.
With this article, we've skirted around the droves of subscription services (Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass, GameClub, and all of their friends) which have launched onto mobile platforms over the years. We also don't factor in things like Steam Link, Xbox Game Pass or Google Stadia which allow streaming to handheld devices. And, of course, let's not talk about in-house streaming, things like Remote Play.
What that means is that our list is a finely curated list of brilliant, fresh titles which you can download and play without subscribing to, or installing, any third-party initiative. Instead, you just grab them from the appropriate app store and off you go. Of course, there are some absolutely fantastic games on those services, but, let's focus on the stuff that you can grab right now.
We've got everything from low-poly shooter through to a stunning pixel-art Metroidvania, there should be something here for everybody this week.
Remember, if you're looking to check through some of our previous selections then you can always do that at our GAMES OF THE WEEK Hub, it's a great way to find games to fill out that empty storage space on your phone or tablet. Or, if you like your news in bitesize chunks, delivered straight to your palm then maybe follow us on Twitter or join our Discord.
Anyway, without any further delay, click on the big, blue button below to find out more about what we believe to be the top five of the games which released on mobile devices over the last week.
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