New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more

Skylanders Battlecast

This week saw the return of three popular franchises, and a long awaited re-release of a classic RPG to the Apple App Store. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has received another App Store title. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends pits Leonardo against the forces of Kraang, as the mutant brain attempts to terraform the Earth into Dimension X. Players can recruit the original Turtles and their pals to takedown Kraang and his evil henchmen. The game features 30 TMNT characters to unlock and an all-new chapter based on this summer’s blockbuster, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, in theaters June 3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends is available for free on the App Store.

Square Enix has released the first English version of the classic 1993 RPG, Romancing SaGa 2 to the App Store and Google Play. Originally released to the Super Famicom system in Japan, the fifth game in the 'SaGa' series has been remastered in English with iOS optimized controls. The iOS version also features new material, such as dungeons, character classes and a mini-game. Romancing SaGa 2 is available now for $17.99 on the App Store.

Activision has launched a collectible card game based on its popular Skylanders series. Skylanders Battlecast allows players to unlock and collect both digital and physical character, spell and gear cards to battle in PvP multiplayer matches, or take on Kaos and his legion of evil in over 64 single player missions. Skylanders Battlecast is available for free on the App Store.

Coffee Stain Studios has taken its App Store joke, Goat Simulator to space. In Goat Simulator Waste of Space, players can build their own space colony, shoot stuff, open black holes and explore the biggest map in goat simulator history. Goat Simulator Waste of Space is available for $4.99.

More Noteworthy App Store Releases

  • DM2 ($7.99) Synthesis Drum Machine made by the core team that brought you DM1, one of the first Drum Machine for iPad, that won an Apple Design Award in 2012.
  • Thunderbirds Are Go: Team Rush (Free) An evil mastermind is trying to take over the world… And only you can stop him! Join International Rescue on an amazing adventure full of action, hi-tech gadgets and the mighty Thunderbirds!
  • Wildfulness ($1.99) Wildfulness combines hand drawn nature scenes with psychoacoustic 3D sounds to create a world filled with nature. A world you can enter any time you like!
  • Warp Ship ($2.99) Unique puzzle game set in a mysterious world. It takes you on a marvelous journey that challenges your mind and stimulates your senses. Experience beautiful visuals, challenging puzzles and intriguing sound design.
  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig ($6.99) The winner of the prestigious 2015 Mensa Mind Games award tasks players with building extravagant castles for King Ludwig of Bavaria. Castles are constructed one room at a time, with a different player each round setting the prices for the others, resulting in a competitive, engaging game where building is as much fun as winning!

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