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BEST
GAMES
of the
MONTH

Linelight
Layton’s Mystery Journey
Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two
Drop Wizard Tower
The Franz Kafka Videogame
Motorsport Manager Mobile 2
Sidewords
The Lion's Song

July was an eventful month with some great new games hitting the App Store. It's time to take a look back, and find the true stand outs after rigorously testing as many new releases as possible. July was highlighted by a bright action puzzler, a choice driven adventure, a case solving puzzle game, and more.

Move with the flow
Linelight

Linelight

BT Productions

A minimalistic puzzle challenge with a great flow.

Guide your glowing line segment though various forking lines to complete each puzzle section of the game. You will need to flip switches, avoid enemies, use enemies and switches together, and deal with more obstacles as you go. There's a fluid flow from puzzle to puzzle to get lost in Linelight.

Layton’s Mystery Journey

Layton’s Mystery Journey

Level-5 Inc.

The Layton series of puzzle adventures that revolve around solving cases returns with a new protagonist.

Get ready to solve cases in the Layton style, but with a brand new protagonist. Katrielle Layton opens up her own detective agency, and that kicks off a series of cases in this new puzzle adventure. The game offers a deluxe storyline combined with intricate and challenging stand alone puzzles.

Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two

Minecraft

Telltale Inc

TellTale is back at it with a new edition of their Minecraft inspired storyline.

Minecraft: Story Mode first launched back in October of 2016, and finished its install five episode run the following April. TellTale had more of a story to tell, and offered three additional episodes. The stories keep coming with a season two of the episodic choice based point and click adventure series.

Drop Wizard Tower

Drop Wizard Tower

Nitrome

Nitrome's latest game is an arena based fast paced platformer.

Nitrome is back at it, and this time with an arena style platformer. Your goal is to get through a floor past numerous obstacles and enemies as you try to ascend the tower. Play as a wizard to break free, defeat enemies, and find the stolen ancient egg.

The Franz Kafka Videogame

The Franz Kafka Videogame

Daedalic Entertainment GmbH

A puzzle adventure game with a peculiar setting to each puzzle.

A puzzle adventure game based on the writings of the author in the title. Each puzzle dives into the subconscious of one of the characters, which allows for strange and creative backdrops to varying challenges.

Motorsport Manager Mobile 2

Motorsport Manager Mobile 2

Playsport Games Ltd

A racing team simulator sequel that is all about building from season to season.

Build your own motorsports franchise from the bottom. The sequel maintains the simulation style, but adds to the strategic depth. You need to hire drivers, assemble the pit crew, develop your car, and put it all together on race day.

Sidewords

Sidewords

Milkbag Games

Sidewords is a combination of word and logic, thus creating a unique experience that is hard to replicate.

What happens when you combine word games with logical puzzles? You end up with a unique experience like Sidewords.

The Lion's Song

The Lion's Song

Mipumi Games

A story driven adventure with a unique style and setting.

An episodic adventure game split into four episodes with each episode covering the early 20th century. There is an Austrian theme and backstory to each character. The game is heavy on story and dialogue versus true gameplay. Your choices also have an impact on the story progression.

Star Vikings Forever

Star Vikings Forever

Akupara Games

A puzzle RPG mash up that lets you battle as star vikings against waves of snail invaders.

Star Vikings Forever is a unique lane-based puzzle RPG where you must defend your ship against incoming space snail invaders.

Galaxy of Pen & Paper

Galaxy of Pen & Paper

Behold Studios Jogos Eletronicos LTDA ME

A meta turn based RPG that lets you play as a group playing a dice based RPG.

Galaxy of Pen & Paper brings you a super meta RPG experience as you take control of a group of dice-rolling tabletop gamers who seek an intergalactic adventure.

Kraken Land : 3D Platformer Adventures

Kraken Land

Honikou Games

A Mario inspired 3D platformer adventure.

A classically inspired 3D platformer adventure game. Guide the small kraken past enemies and obstacles across expansive levels. The game has a 3D Mario feel that is made with iOS in mind as you figure out puzzles, dash past obstacles, and pull off special moves.

Hoggy 2

Hoggy 2

Raptisoft

A puzzle platformer sequel that lets you play as cute stick slime balls.

A puzzle platformer sequel that lets you play as adorable slime balls that can stick to anything. Use your sticky ability to flip gravity, and maneuver through levels designed to counteract your ability.