5 new mobile games to try this week - March 2nd, 2023
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!
This charming and absolutely free-to-play (that's right - no ads or microtransactions here) card strategy game lets you save the planet by battling carbon emissions. There are 120 cards you can discover as you progress through the game, as well as plenty of environmental catastrophes that might just surprise you depending on your decisions.
For instance, choices you make can affect what happens in the future, such as nuclear investments leading to the risk of a nuclear incident. You'll have to replay the game and learn more as you go along the way.
Not Not 2 - A Brain Challenge
Based on the simple premise of "Simon Says", this minimalist brain teaser challenges your ability to follow directions under pressure. The game puts your orientation and logic skills to the test, as well as your brain prowess when it comes to colours and double negatives.
There are also new game modes in this sequel along with daily challenges, plus leaderboards where you can pit your own brain cells against others'. There's a handy accessibility option for colourblind gamers as well.
This survival RPG adds a new dimension to the popular genre trend in that you'll be playing as a pickle on a quest to save the world. You'll be able to combine different builds as well as shop around in between waves to upgrade your gear and help you fight against the unending enemy hordes.
The vibrant hand-drawn aesthetics add to the game's overall charm, and if you're eager to challenge yourself, you can do so in the endless mode against other players in the leaderboards.
This roguelite deck-builder tasks you with saving your little brother Lucas across a mysterious forest, but it also lets you play as the wayward brother who'll have to face the dangers of the woods to reach his sister Lorena. You'll encounter mystical creatures from Brazilian folklore along the way, and enemies can switch up their positions to spice up the combat.
The game features over a hundred cards as well as more than 25 enemies to discover across four playable areas.
Street Fighter Duel
This highly anticipated title combines RPG elements with strategic card battling as you fight to uncover a conspiracy in Shadaloo City. The game brings on all the nostalgia and adds a handy auto-mode that should appeal to idle gamers, as well as classic combos and moves that fans of the franchise have come to know and love.
You'll not only Hadoken and Shoryuken your way through enemies across missions, but you can also play fan-faves like Ryu, Ken and Chun-Li across PvP and PvE modes while ranking up in the Arena for the ultimate bragging rights.