5 new mobile games to try this week - February 24 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!
Looking up at the specks of light in the night sky is a truly meditative experience, and in Astral Light, players can replicate that feeling from the palm of their hand. The gorgeous puzzle game offers a Zen-like vibe as it tasks you with looking for constellations to form across a peaceful evening sky.
You'll have to turn the specks of crystal dust around until you find the right angle that forms a figure, whether it's a glorious humpback whale or a simple telescope. The background music also adds to the calming experience of the game as you rotate the clusters of stars to find stunning silhouettes.
EDENS ZERO Pocket Galaxy
The highly anticipated RPG from artist Hiro Mashima’s EDENS ZERO is out now, which invites players to experience a faithful adaptation of the source material adapted onto mobile devices. Fans of the manga and new players to the franchise will appreciate the fully voiced storyline and the hack-and-slash action of the top-down RPG.
There are also tons of customisation options when it comes to skills and equipment, along with fun outfits players can dress up their favourite characters in - over 100 wearable costumes, to be precise, and some are even drawn by Hiro Mashima himself.
Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster: Final Fantasy VI
Just like the rest of the titles in this Pixel Remaster series, the Final Fantasy VI version brings back all the old-school elements fans of the franchise know and love about the OG retro titles. The world and the characters of FFVI come to life in a brand new way here, with new graphics, updated audio and the same timeless narrative with a bunch of quality-of-life improvements.
The 2D pixel graphics have been updated along with the character designs by Kazuko Shibuya, plus a rearranged soundtrack as overseen by original composer Nobuo Uematsu. The remaster also introduces intuitive touch controls and auto-battle options to suit mobile gamers' lifestyles best.
Chrono Legacy: Strategy RPG
This mobile RPG is unique in that it lets you summon all kinds of heroes from legends of old. In Chrono Legacy, you can fight the good fight with Alexander the Great, or take down foes with Hattori Hanzo. You can even use Joan of Arc to defeat the Chrono Pirates and the Outsider Legion.
Players will have to come up with different strategies in order to adapt to certain situations - for instance, having the right formation is as important as choosing which heroes to add to your squad. It also features idle gameplay to make sure you're leveled up even when you're offline.
Nickelodeon Kart Racers Game
Who wouldn't want to race away on Slime-filled tracks with their fave characters from the Nickelodeon family? In the Nickelodeon Kart Racers Game, players can collect Karts, upgrade them to their liking, and race to the finish line while dealing with Slime and other unexpected twists along the way.
The wacky racing game features fan-fave Nickelodeon characters' karts such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Aang from Avatar: The Last Airbender, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Arnold Shortman from Hey Arnold! and even Rocko from Rocko’s Modern Life (plus so much more). It also boasts iconic locations from these franchises that players can unlock as they progress through the game.