5 new mobile games to try this week - August 18th, 2022
Fresh mobile picks you should give a go this week
Who doesn't love new games? We certainly do - there's just something about the exhilaration of a new title you can't wait to dive into, as the loading screen pops up and you enter a brave new world.
Of course, new mobile games are a dime a dozen these days, and who has the time to scour the iPhone, iPad and/or Android stores to catch the latest title that drops? This is exactly why we've gathered a quick list of 5 new mobile games you should try this week, from undiscovered indie gems to high-profile AAA masterpieces.
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Let's get on with it!
Train Valley 2
This train tycoon puzzle game tasks players with making their railroad company thrive while they try their best to meet the demands of the city around them. Players will have to build railroads, expand their vehicles and make sure things are running as scheduled.
The game features elements of micromanagement along with a charming low-poly aesthetic. The new Company Mode consists of 50 levels, while the Level Editor lets players tinker around with more than 1500 levels generated by other like-minded individuals.
This fantasy RPG features gorgeous anime-style visuals and a host of colourful heroes players can collect. The game also boasts heartfelt narratives along with 3D cinematic scenes and skill animations that help with player immersion.
There are more than 40 characters to collect, each with their own unique backstories and varying personalities. Players will embark on an isekai adventure and form the ultimate squad. They'll have to strategise the best formations in turn-based combat while collecting and combining heroes to defeat their foes in a pinch.
Dr. Chatelet: Faith
This narrative adventure-slash-visual novel takes players through the life of a medical practitioner during times long past. They can amputate patients and perform public bloodletting ceremonies in nasty barbershops to please audiences all for the sake of so-called medical advancement.
The game features a Burton-esque aesthetic and dark humour as the story teaches players about the barbaric medical practices way back when. There are multiple endings to discover as well depending on players' choices.
Urban Trial Pocket
Players can expect to perform sick tricks with their bikes in Urban Trial Pocket, as they soar through the air using a wide variety of bikes. The game features smooth mobile-optimised controls along with special challenges where players can crash and burn to their heart's delight.
The game features three single-player modes across more than 30 levels and side challenges. There are also tons of customisation options available, along with leaderboards players can aim for. It's also compatible with various controllers and can be played offline as well.
Warhammer 40,000: Tacticus
This turn-based tactical strategy game immerses players in the popular Warhammer 40,000 world as they make use of the best factions in battle. There are various game modes along with PvE Campaigns, PvP challenges, live events, Guild Raids and more.
Players can collect their lineup of elite warriors as well as team up with other players to forge strong alliances. They can join guild raids as well to climb the ranks of the global leaderboards and see if they have what it takes to reign supreme.