Every fan of role-playing games should try Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm. Especially now that Cornfox & Brothers released a big update with new levels, better graphics and other enhancements.
I devoted many hours to the original version, and got early access to The Golden Edition, which launched for everyone on Apple’s gaming subscription service on Friday. The update improves on what was already an outstanding title.
Towers of Everland offers all the traditional RPG elements: battling, fighting and combat. And Friday’s addition to Apple Arcade includes magic spells, quests to complete, levels to explore, monsters to slay… everything one could want in a role-playing game.
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Winding Worlds promises to be a “world-wiggling puzzle journey.”
The latest addition to Apple Arcade is in the same genre as the classic Monument Valley, where players solve puzzles to work their way through a story. KO_OP describes its creation as “a heartwarming tale of grief, love, truth, and acceptance.”
It’s now easier than ever to enjoy classic Game Boy, SNES, and Nintendo 64 games on iPhone and iPad. You no longer need a jailbreak — just an iOS device, a Mac or PC, and some classic Nintendo game ROMs.
Epic Games on Wednesday gave a first look at Unreal Engine 5, the next generation of its tool for creating 3D games. The goal is “photorealism on par with movie CG and real life,” according to the company. And a video demo shows what’ll be possible in future titles for macOS, iOS and other platforms.
There’s never been a better time to try Apple Arcade, the subscription gaming service that serves up unlimited access to more than 100 iPhone, iPad and Apple TV titles for only $4.99 a month.
With exclusive games — and a total lack of the annoying ads and in-app purchases that mar many “free” iOS games — it offers some real advantages. But it wouldn’t be a bargain if there were no fun games. Fortunately, there are plenty. Here are some of the best you’ll find on Apple Arcade.