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5 new mobile games to try this week - September 15th, 2022

5 new mobile games to try this week - September 15th, 2022

Fresh mobile picks you should give a go this week

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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.

By the way, if you've got an unquenchable thirst for curated games you can obsess over each week, be sure to check out our NEW WEEKLY MOBILE GAMES hub, or join our lively community on Twitter or Discord.

Let's get on with it!

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1
20 Minutes Till Dawn

Available on: iOS + Android + Smartphone
Genre: Action
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20 Minutes Till Dawn

Erabit Studios' roguelike shoot 'em up challenges players' survival skills as they try to navigate levels while escaping endless monsters unscathed. The catch is that you'll have to make it through the relentless onslaught for 20 minutes - thankfully, you can take advantage of 80 different upgrades to boost your survivability with each new run.

The game also boasts unique builds you can create to suit your playstyle best, whether you're slashing through enemies with your enchanted knives or burning monsters to a crisp as a fire wizard.

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2
Lucky Luna

Available on: iOS + Android + Smartphone
Genre: Adventure, Platform
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Lucky Luna

This Netflix exclusive follows the tale of Luna as she traverses secret dungeons and mysterious temples to uncover the truth about herself. The visuals boast lovely pixel-art graphics inspired by Japanese folklore, with varying mechanics that will challenge players' platforming skills on each level.

The game also features a unique limitation in that the player can't jump - as such, you'll have to swipe left and right to progress, all while collecting gems and pearls to add to your display collection along the way.

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3
ScourgeBringer

Developer: Plug In Digital
Publisher: Plug In Digital
Available on: iOS + Android + Smartphone
Genre: Action, RPG
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ScourgeBringer

This fast-paced roguelite platformer is set in a post-apocalyptic environment where players help Kyhra venture out into the unknown to save humanity. There are countless hordes of enemies to defeat, ancient machines to explore and big bosses to take down as players slash through levels using fluid controls.

The game also features an attack-based combat system with guns, lasers and what-have-yous, plus adaptive sounds by Joonas Turner across an ever-changing dungeon.

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4
Scrap Divers

Available on: iOS + Android + Smartphone
Genre: Endless running
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Scrap Divers

This unique retro runner lets players manage a resilient robot as they dive down to dodge fatal flames and sinister sawblades. The infinite tunnel has plenty of challenging obstacles in store for players as they compete for the longest possible fall.

The game also boasts vibrant pixel art as well as an electrifying chiptune across 8 varied environments. Once players get through the obstacles unscathed while earning scrap along the way, there might just be a secret prize waiting at the end of the tunnel.

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5
Star Trek Lower Decks Mobile

Available on: iOS + Android
Genre: Adventure
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Star Trek Lower Decks Mobile

The officially licensed Star Trek: Lower Decks idle game let players experience classic stories in the popular sci-fi franchise but with the flair and humour of the show. Funny twists and new endings abound - plus, players can dive into the holodeck simulations to try and defeat a variety of big bad bosses.

The game also features mini-games and training exercises where players can level up their crew. Completing events will unlock special characters as well to add to their roster.

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