5 new mobile games to try this week - September 7th, 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!
Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis
This highly anticipated RPG offers players a brand-new tale where Sephiroth takes centre stage. You can expect to encounter familiar faces from the FFVII franchise as well, which include Cloud and Zack in episodic chapters.
The game boasts optimised mobile controls as well as top-notch visuals where you can marvel at your Materia, Summons, and Limit Breaks with stunning graphics. You can also toggle the Auto Mode and customise the Battle Speed to suit your preferences best. Plus, you can join forces with your online buddies with up to 3 members in co-op battles to take down epic bosses hand-in-hand.
"With the Countdown to Launch Trailer, we've started the countdown to the worldwide launch of FF7EC. The game has evolved since the closed beta as we've addressed much of your feedback. I hope you continue to build excitement towards #FF7R as you play #FF7EC." - Nomura pic.twitter.com/jQFGPNjWpO— FINAL FANTASY VII EVER CRISIS_EN｜FF7EC (@FFVII_EC_EN) August 31, 2023
Seven Knights Idle Adventure
Netmarble's new idle title based on the popular Seven Knights franchise lets you enjoy an accessible RPG made for low-capacity devices. There are previously untold episodes to discover, with characters both old and new making an appearance from the series.
Apart from the whopping 135 Seven Knights heroes, you can also expect to collect 25 pets and 182 hero costumes. You'll then be able to deploy these characters in the various game modes such as the Main Field Exploration, the 10v10 PVP Arena, and the Dungeon Delves Challenges.
Samurai Shodown (Netflix)
This Netflix exclusive lets you engage in thrilling fisticuffs free of pesky ads and in-app purchases as a Netflix subscriber. Crafted using Unreal Engine 4, the action game offers a revamped experience for fans of the franchise set a year after the OG instalment.
You can prove your worth in the arena with simple touch controls optimised for mobile devices. There are 27 characters to choose from, and each warrior has their own goals in this fast-paced battle to the death.
Rome 2077 Space Odyssey Action
This sci-fi action shooter lets you customise your own spacecraft with a huge arsenal of weapons and battle for supremacy across the stars in the year 2077. The top-down game presents a narrative-driven single-player campaign along with 24 base spaceships you can tinker around with.
Just as every base spaceship has its own unique stats, every weapon you add to your ship (15 to choose from, to be exact) can also help turn the tide of interstellar battle in your favour. Then, you can join forces with AI to clear missions and score special rewards.
This solo-dev effort lets players enjoy classic MMORPG features but in a more accessible manner. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by all the bells and whistles of MMORPGs out there, Idle Clans offers a welcome respite with easy-to-understand mechanics, convenient growth features, and idle progression.
The game also lets you join clans to engage in friendly competition and train 20 skills to boost your combat prowess. You can even sell your wares by crafting gear and trading them with other players.