This Week’s Must-Have iOS Games: Tiny Wings, Amazing Alex, Pocket Heroes & More [Roundup]

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Tiny Wings finally comes to the iPad, and Rovio finally releases a game that isn't called Angry Birds.
Tiny Wings finally comes to the iPad, and Rovio finally releases a game that isn't called Angry Birds.

Kicking off this week’s must-have games roundup is a massive update to Tiny Wings — one of my favorite iOS games — which adds a brand new game mode with 15 levels, Retina visuals, and more. You’ll also find Amazing Alex, the latest game from Angry Birds creator Rovio; a wonderful multiplayer RPG; a retro Neo-Geo shooter, and more.

Rovio Confirms Amazing Alex Is Coming To Mac & PC

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Get ready to build some crazy contraptions on your Mac.
Get ready to build some crazy contraptions on your Mac.

After landing on Android and iOS yesterday, Rovio has confirmed that Amazing Alex will be making its way to Mac and PC. The new physics-based puzzler is Rovio’s first break away from the hugely successful Angry Birds series, and it’s already gotten off to a great start, rocketing up to the number one spot in the App Store’s paid charts in several countries.

Rovio Teases Amazing Alex With New Trailer, More Game Details

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Announced in early May, Amazing Alex is Rovio’s first venture away from Angry Birds since the title became a huge hit on iOS many moons ago. Based on the company’s previous success in the mobile gaming space, we’re all itching to see how its next release turns out, but the new teaser trailer Rovio released today gives us very little to go on.

In addition to the 20-second clip, however, the Finnish firm has also announced some more details about the physics-based puzzler.

Rovio Confirms New Game, Amazing Alex To Launch In “Two Months’ Time”

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A couple days ago, Rovio thanked fans for slingshotting Angry Birds past 1 billion downloads with a short video that teased a possible new game. Today, Rovio has confirmed they will, in fact, be releasing a new game entitled Amazing Alex. Amazing Alex is expected to launch in “two months’ time,” and confirms previous rumors that the game would be based on the Casey’s Contraptions game.