Every week dozens of new games come out for mobile phones, and every week the team here at Pocket Gamer do their best to highlight the best of those through our news, reviews, videos and more. You might remember our old Best Games of the Week series, well, we've refined that same list into this one; the best new mobile game of the week.
We'll be adding a new page to this article every week, creating a rolling archive of the cream of the crop. Not only that, but we'll make sure to link out to any reviews of the game that we've made, as well as collate any other important information about the games that come to be after the launch.
We've thrown out the restrictions we previously had. These games can be from subscription services like Google Play Pass, Apple Arcade or GameClub, although we are going to keep the list specifically to phone-native games, steering clear of including Steam, Playstation or Xbox game launches into the list - even though many of those games are available through streaming or subscription services.
Nope, these are fresh new mobile games, one new one added each week - updated each Friday.
Game of the Week: The Chest: A Cursed HeroI bet you never in a thousand years imagined playing a game as one of the lootable chests you usually open and forget about in your typical games. Well, The Chest: A Cursed Hero took that popular game element and made a game out of it! Here, you're actually a hero who's been transformed into a chest by a mysterious curse.
Your goal is to battle monsters, obtain various upgrades (that obviously means getting a new chest look - the shinier, the better!), and also new help. It's a pretty simple game, but extremely fun and with plenty of features to keep it going on a positive note.
Looking to browse the previous best games of the week selection? You can find all of the preview entries below, just click on the big blue button below and then use the navigation arrows to move through the different games that have been featured.