Mid-week iOS releases: Reckless Racing 2, Fly With Me, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective, and more

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Mid-week iOS releases: Reckless Racing 2, Fly With Me, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective, and more

Welcome back to Pocket Gamer's round-up of the latest iPhone and iPad mid-week releases.

As you all probably know by now, we produce this article because we're simply too busy to bring you a story on every single new mid-week release.

These games have recently hit the New Zealand App Store, meaning they should be available to download in the UK and US from around midnight this evening.

iPhone Off The Leash

You're a dog. The cops are after you. Your mission is to evade capture and rescue as many of your doggie pals as you possibly can across 90 different levels.

As you play, you can earn coins that you can spend on new dogs, clothing, power-ups, and more. Game Center and OpenFeint are both used for leaderboards and achievements.

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Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures

G5's latest hidden object game sees you attempt to help Princess Loreen and Prince Nathaniel escape from a locked dungeon and a secluded island.

This involves completing challenging mini-games, finding exits, avoiding capture, and searching for hidden items. Duh!

Download Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures
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Fly With Me

EA's Fly With Me sees you repeatedly tap your device's screen in order to guide a small bird around trees, spiders, venus flytraps, and other obstacles.

You'll also need to gobble down bees and collect gears across the game's 45 levels.

Be sure to check out our handy preview before you decide to splash any cash.

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Universal Reckless Racing 2

Polarbit's follow-up to the Pocket Gamer Silver Award-winning Reckless Racing has finally sped onto Apple's App Store, complete with 18 "highly detailed" cars, and 24 different tracks.

This time around, there's a full campaign mode to jump into, as well as Arcade and Single Event modes. The latter sees you take part in Race, Hot Lap, and Elimination events.

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Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Awakening as a spirit following your murder, you're tasked with searching for the answers to three questions: "who am I?", "who killed me?", and “why was I killed?".

You do this by possessing and manipulating objects, such as guitars and umbrellas. Oh, and you turn time back by four whole minutes, which allows you to alter the fate of the people around you.

The first two chapters of this story can be played for free, but you'll have to splash some cash on in-app purchases if you want to progress any further.

Download Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Awesome Land

Unfortunately, your favourite motorcycle has been cruelly stolen by a bunch of unforgiving aliens, which means you have to kick their colourful arses and get it back.

If that wasn't bad enough, you have to traipse through a "twisted version of the Nevada Desert" to do it, and face off against "beastly" bosses.

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Spice Invaders

Spice Invaders is a colourful tower defence title that charges you with protecting a band of pirates as they pillage the earth of its most precious resource, spices.

Luckily, you can utilise six unique towers and a whopping 54 upgrades. You'll need them if you want to survive all of the game's 55 levels.

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Terra Noctis: Free Dreaming

This retro-inspired platformer is a freemium version of Terra Noctis, which managed to nab a shiny Pocket Gamer Silver Award when it raced into our review room early last month.

Naturally, you'll still get four different worlds to explore, numerous boss battles to overcome, and a whole host of powerful upgrades to unlock.

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Gorilla Gondola

As you've probably guessed from the image below, this action-packed platformer sees you help a gorilla (who's on top of a gondola) navigate eight "ever-changing" levels and collect tasty treats.

Developer Electric Pixel Factory has baked in support for Apple's Game Center, so you can unlock 24 achievements for your virtual trophy cabinet.

Download Gorilla Gondola

Anthony Usher
Anthony Usher
Anthony is a Liverpool, UK-based writer who fell in love with gaming while playing Super Mario World on his SNES back in the early '90s. When he isn't busy grooming his beard, you can find him replaying Resident Evil or Final Fantasy VII for the umpteenth time. Aside from gaming, Anthony likes hiking, MMA, and pretending he’s a Viking.