iPad Games

First new iOS games of 2018

Hex Commander

After a busy week leading up to the holidays, the App Store has been relativity quiet since submissions were reopened to developers. The biggest title released in 2018 so far has been the popular Steam title, Antihero. The digital board game allows players to build a thieves' guild by looting the rich in the Victorian era. Players must recruit a gang of different unsavory characters to snatch up as many valuables as possible before their opponent. Antihero is available on the App Store for $3.99.

Antihero - Digital Board Game lands on App Store

Antihero iOS

Antihero is one of the first games to land on the App Store since the 2017 holiday shutdown. The "digital board" game is described as "a rather superb single and multiplayer turn-based strategy game for the discerning gamer." In Antihero you control a thieves' guild in attempt to outsmart your opponents in the Victorian underworld. You can bribe, blackmail and assassinate your way to the top while upgrading your guild to build the most powerful gang of thugs, assassins and other various unsavory characters.

Civilization VI lands on App Store for the iPad

Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Civilization Revolution and Civilization Revolution 2 for iOS were two of the casualties of 64-bit appocalypse. This means there are currently no Civ Rev titles available for newer devices on the App Store, until today. Sid Meier's Civilization VI was just launched for the iPad, but it's $60... Yes, $60!

Aspyr Media released a full port of the the popular strategy series to iOS. This is not a mobile version, or some kind of spinoff, but a full touch-screen version of the popular PC title.

Fez makes its way to the Apple App Store

Fez Pocket Edition

Fez, and its designer Phil Fish, have an interesting place in video game and social media history, but politics aside, the puzzle-platformer is considered one the best indie titles for almost every current platform. It has been released to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and 4, Linux, OS X, Android and now it is finally available on the App Store.

Animal Crossing arrives early on the App Store

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

The long wait for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is over. The mobile version of the popular simulation game from Nintendo has landed on the App Store one day before its announced released date.

Pocket Camp is a building title where players interact with various animal characters to design their own campsite. In the game players must help their animal neighbors to earn materials for crafting furniture and other attractions for their camps.

Capcom's Puzzle Fighter launching worldwide this week

Puzzle Fighter

Capcom today announced that Puzzle Fighter will be available worldwide for both iOS and Android later this week. Puzzle Fighter mobile is a sequel to the popular Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo. The new installment in the Puzzle Fighter series was built from the ground up for mobile devices. It features a new look, leaderboard support, guest account support, a Color Blind Mode option and more.

Rome: Total War Collection now available for iPad

Rome: Total War

All three Rome: Total War titles have been released individually to the App Store, but today Feral Interactive has added the Rome: Total War Collection as an option. The Collection allows you to get all three Total War titles for one price. It also cheaper to buy the collection than buying all three titles individually.

For $16.99 Rome: Total War Collection includes Total War, Barbarian Invasion, and Alexander. While it's only $3 in savings, $17 is a good price for three decent strategy games for the iPad.

Stranger Things gets an update on the App Store

Stranger Things iOS

Originally slated for October 31st, the second season of the Netflix original series Stranger Things launched a few days early, pitting it against the previous king of Halloween weekend, Jigsaw. The 8th film in the Saw series came in just a bit behind expectations at the box office, but it still managed to nab the number one spot of the weekend dethroning Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween. It is unclear if the early launch of Stranger Things affected Jigsaw's return to theaters, or if the series just doesn't pack the same box office punch as it did in the past. While Saw and Stranger Things battled for eyeballs this weekend, the Strangers Things iOS game also received an update.

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