Still Here is a gorgeous platformer about the end of humanity

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Still Here
Could this be one of the year's most stunning iOS games?
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2018 is shaping up to be one heck of a year for iOS gaming. The latest example? A stunning new game called Still Here, set to debut in the App Store later this month.

Set in an alternate version of reality, in which mankind has vanished and been replaced by artificial lifeforms, it’s a gorgeous platform game boasting lush animation and visuals. Check out the trailer below.

Giant update makes Death Road to Canada even greater

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Death Road
A game that should never work. But really, really does.
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Death Road to Canada is probably my pick for the best game to land in the App Store last year. It’s a weird-ass mashup that should never have worked: an amalgamation of randomly generated zombie survival RPG, action game, text-based interactive fiction game, and homage to the heyday of 8-bit gaming.

Its new FEMUR update makes a great game even better. It adds additional weapon types, five extra trader camps, new character the Barbarian, and a whole lot more. Plus, there’s even more to come.

Haunting Russian game The Mooseman is coming to iOS

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Mooseman
Could this be one of the year's most visually beautiful iOS games?
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MLB 9 for iOS gives you your baseball gaming fix on the go

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MLB
The ultimate MLB game experience for iOS.
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Baseball season is here, and if you’re a fan, we’ve got the perfect game for you! Developers Com2us has returned with the latest installment in their yearly franchise, MLB 9 Innings Baseball 18.

The officially licensed game boasts 3D graphics, all 30 MLB ballparks, up-to-date teams with all 1,700 players, and a new one-handed Arcade Mode, which should make it easier to get your baseball fix on the go. Check out the game’s two trailers below.

Now anyone can play Fortnite, the year’s hottest iOS game

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Here’s what you’ll get in Battle Royale.
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Fortnite, the hottest game of 2018, is finally available on iOS for everyone to download, no invite code needed.

The game has been in beta on iOS the last few weeks and required a special invite code to get in on the battle royal action. Now anyone with an iPhone SE or later can get in on the action anywhere you have an internet connection.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and other awesome apps of the week

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Awesome Apps
'Appy weekend, everyone!
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Oddmar is a Viking-themed platformer from the makers of Leo’s Fortune

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Oddmar
Could this be one of the year's best iOS games?
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The makers of the excellent 2014 game Leo’s Fortune are back with a new action platformer, and this time they’re shifting their their focus from the cartoony world of Leo, which looked like it came straight out of a Pixar movie, to something based on Viking and Norse mythology.

While the game won’t arrive until later this spring, the developers just dropped a trailer for Oddmar — and it looks kind of awesome, with all the graphical gorgeousness we’d expect. Check it out below.

Westworld game lets you try and manage your own robot theme park

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Westworld
The brilliant series in on its way to iOS as a simulation game.
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Like a whole lot of folks, I’m a massive fan of Westworld, the HBO TV series which depicts a wild west-themed amusement park, staffed by futuristic robots.

A new game, coming to iOS, promises to bring that same experience to our pockets. No, it doesn’t let you play as a guest, living out your wildest gunslinger fantasies — but instead takes the form of a simulation game, in which you’re tasked with running the park. Check out the intriguing (if ambiguous) trailer below.