Pokémon GO adds its best Legendary Pokémon yet

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Legendary
Get your passport ready! (Or be prepared to wait.)
Photo: Niantic

Pokémon GO developers Niantic have debuted three new Legendary Pokémon in the popular augmented reality game.

The trio of Raikou, Entei, and Suicune, from the Gold, Silver and Crystal incarnations of the game, are arguably the best Legendary Pokémon yet. Although to catch ’em all you’re going to need to shell out for some plane tickets. (Or exhibit a bit of patience!)

Augmented reality Walking Dead game brings zombies into our world

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Walking Dead
A version of Pokémon GO for the grown-ups? Yes please!
Photo: Walking Dead: Our World

AR has a bunch of real-world uses that will help make our lives easier. Sometimes, though, you just want to use cutting edge technology to blow away a few brain-hungry zombies.

That’s a noble goal that upcoming iOS game The Walking Dead: Our World is more than willing to make a reality. Well, an augmented reality, at least.

Check out the super atmospheric trailer below.

Death Point, ZCast, and other awesome apps of the week

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Awesome Apps
'Appy weekend everyone!
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Zombie-blasting Death Road to Canada gets massive update

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Death Road
New characters, locations, and weapons? Check, check, and check again.
Photo: Rocketcat

For my money, Death Road to Canada is one of the best games to have landed on iOS in recent times. A crazy mash-up of randomly-generated zombie survival RPG, actioner, and text-based interactive fiction game, it’s a combination that totally shouldn’t work, but — like peanut butter and jelly — totally does.

And now it’s just got a massive update to more a great game even, well, greater. Check out the trailer below.

Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition gets three new characters this week

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Coming soon to an iPhone near you.
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Classic Sega platformer Ristar is reborn on iOS

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Ristar game
Do you remember this stretchy-armed guy?
Photo: Sega

What better way to close out the week than by reliving the glory days of 1995 with Ristar, a newly released iOS port of the classic Sega Genesis game?

Released as part of the retro Sega Forever collection, the free-to-download game is a classic side-scrolling platformer in the Sonic the Hedgehog mold — only with less focus on speed, and more on utilizing the hero’s stretchy arms in a variety of ways.

PSX fave RayCrisis blasts its way into the App Store

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RayCrisis
A fun arcade blaster with a tech theme.
Photo: Taito

Nineteen years after it arrived on the first-generation PlayStation console, RayCrisis, a.k.a. the final installment in Taito’s 1990s trilogy of awesome scrolling shooters, has landed on iOS.

The first two installments of the series, RayForce and RayStorm actually arrived in the App Store waaaaay back in 2012, but RayCrisis has been mysteriously missing in action. Now, finally, it’s possible to get the whole threesome on your iOS device!

Like wrecks over racing? Carmageddon: Crashers is for you

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Carmageddon: Crashers crashing
It's a mobile game of chicken. Kind of!
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Hades’ Star, Vista Golf, and other awesome apps of the week

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Have an 'appy weekend!
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Linelight, Groovebox, and other awesome apps of the week

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Awesome Apps
'Appy weekend everyone!
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac