The App Store is accelerating towards the winter freeze, and some big games are hitting the store to try to get featured for the holiday break. This week and next are two of the biggest release windows of the year, and we're all in for a treat. The early highlights include a suspenseful platformer, a 2D to 3D platformer, a time based decision game, a gorgeous puzzle challenge, and so much more.
The best part is that after a few sudden changes, you come to expect them, which builds up suspense as you move through the world.
Inside continues the 2D puzzle platformer formula of Limbo, and enhances it in nearly every way. Prepare for a suspenseful storyline filled with eerie moments.
An action RPG that flips the script to let you play as the boss.
Normally, you play as the hero ready to defeat big bad bosses. In Like A Boss, you get to be the boss taking on all kinds of heroes that are trying to take you down. Classic RPG upgrades, quests, and crafting are included.
Oddworld has various adventures, and this one is a 2.5D platformer.
Guide Abe the mudokon, and try to save his fellow Mudokons with classic platforming skill mixed with special powers. You can take control of enemies to solve puzzle sequences in addition to the core platformer set up.
Play on a magic cube in this puzzle adventure that is full of ornate challenges.
Get lost in the 3D cube as you challenge your brain to move through the world. There's a subtle storyline as you move from cube to cube trying to navigate the pathways with all kinds of challenges in store.
A minimalistic isometric 3D puzzle challenge in which you guide a cube from A to B.
Every few levels introduces a new mechanic to figure out how to use. The game stacks multiple mechanics, and yet you simply swipe to move the cube from piece to piece to flip, flop, and get to the exit.