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Celebrate Chinese New Year with your Best Fiends

Celebrate Chinese New Year with your Best Fiends

Pocket Gaming
January 31, 2016

The title characters of Best Fiends are all set for the Chinese New Year festivities with the game’s latest update.

Developed by Seriously and launched in October 2014, Best Fiends is a match-three puzzle game that sets itself apart from most other titles in its genre with its RPG-style and Pokemon-like gameplay mechanics. In the game, you have to line-match items to activate attacks against enemy slugs and evolve your “fiends.”

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Kung Hei Fat Choi!

In anticipation of the Chinese New Year on Feb. 8, Best Fiends has been updated with new content that ties in with the festive event.

There’s a new quest starring Howie across 20 new themed levels that celebrate the year of the monkey. There’s also a new super-rare fiend named Wu, a tarsier (bearing a more than passing resemblance to Master Shifu from “Kung Fu Panda”) that possesses a furious special power for attacking blocks directly.

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Wu was created by Seriously in partnership with the toy dealer Kidrobot. If you like Wu, you can purchase a Best Fiends X Kidrobot vinyl Wu figure and limited-edition T-shirt at ​and

More fiendish fun

The new version of Best Fiends also introduces the Mushroom Valley. This new world includes new challenges across 20 new levels.

The game also lets you spin the Fiend of Fortune twice for twice the rewards during double spin weekends, from Jan. 29 to 31 and from Feb. 12 to 14.

And if you found it hard to defeat the slugs in some Lootballoon levels because their health was just too high, you’ll be glad to know that Seriously has applied some balancing adjustments to reduce the slugs’ health.

The new version of Best Fiends is out now on the App Store. Note that the game is available as a “fiendishly freemium” title for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Best Fiends also has a companion app for Apple Watch, allowing you to send a fiend on a journey through different new locations in search of treasures that you can transport from your Apple Watch to your iOS device to level up your games.

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