Crawl through a spy-on-the-wall adventure in Spyder on Apple Arcade

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Spyder on Apple Arcade is a high-tech adventure.
Agent 8 doesn’t look much like James Bond.
Photo: Sumo Digital

Spyder brings a new perspective on the spy thriller. Today’s addition to the Apple Arcade subscription service features a tiny robot spider on a mission to save the great big world.

This itsy-bitsy superspy must use his gadgets to sabotage the nefarious plans of villians, requiring players see everything from a new perspective.

Coronavirus prompts Alto’s Adventure’s offer of free gaming for a week

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“Alto's Adventure” and “Alto's Odyssey“ are here to help while you’re self isolating.
Alto's Odyssey imagines snowboarding in the desert. And it’s currently free.
Photo: Snowman

Both Alto’s Adventure and Alto’s Odyssey are free for a week to benefit anyone quarantined by the COVID-19 epidemic. The developer, Snowman, made the move to “bring a little calm into your homes during these difficult times.”

These endless runner snowboarding games are beautifully designed. Alto’s Odyssey even won an Apple Design Award.

Kings of the Castle zooms onto Apple Arcade

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Kings of the Castle is the latest addition to Apple Arcade
Kings of the Castle is fun for the whole family.
Photo: Apple/Frosty Pop

A princess must be quick and clever to rescue a prince in Kings of the Castle, the latest addition to Apple Arcade. This game is all about speed, as players hastily collect gems and avoid traps.

The developer, Frosty Pop, is a big supporter of Apple’s new gaming service. This is its fifth contribution.

No Way Home brings galactic battle action to Apple Arcade

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“No Way Home” is space-themed RPG debuted today on Apple Arcade.
No Way Home promises loads of lighthearted blasting fun.
Photo: Apple/SMG Studios

You’ll need your ship, your blaster and a wacky robot companion to survive the excitement of No Way Home, a role-playing game for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV that just debuted on Apple’s gaming service.

It features hand-drawn artwork and a story that spans a huge universe.

Swordfight with terrorists or wash pigs in new Apple Arcade games

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Apple Arcade adds Fallen Knight, Hogwash, and more
Additions to Apple Arcade let you run around a barnyard as a muddy pig, or clobber legends of Slavic myth.
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Five newly released Apple Arcade games run the gamut from a side-scroller starring Lancelot wielding a laser sword all the way to a farmhand chasing down muddy pigs.

With these varied additions, Apple has almost reached the goal of 100 titles in its recently launched subscription gaming service.