iPad mini Games

New Trailer for Final Fantasy Agito Hits the Web

Hot on the heels of the release for Hitman GO, Square Enix has released a new trailer entitled, Cherry Blossom, for Final Fantasy Agito. Agito is a free-to-play RPG game designed specifically for smartphones and tablets. The game is directed by Hajime Tabata and it takes place in the same universe as the 2011 PSP Final Fantasy game Type-0.

The trailer posted above is for the Japanese release arriving in May. The video shows off the game's battle system, maps and equipment.

Agito is a lot like Type-0, where players can customize the appearance and weapons of their own character, and earn experience by exploring and completing missions. The game will also feature an evolving story line based on decisions players make during the game.

Get Your Animal Crossing Fix on the iPad with Castaway Paradise

Stolen Couch Games today released a trailer for Castaway Paradise, which looks a lot like Nintendo's popular Animal Crossing community simulation game. The developers have been testing the game in Canada since November, and plan to release an iPad version followed by an iPhone version sometime this year.

The game is a resource management title where players can customize their own character and "decorate" a village while interacting with other players. The developers of Castaway Paradise said they are "not hiding" where they got their "inspiration, and cited Animal Crossing as their muse on the TouchArcade forums.

Sandwich Chef Makes Mealtime Fun for Picky Eaters

Duckie Deck Development has released Sandwich Chef, a mobile app geared towards "picky eaters". The new game for iOS devices is designed to promote wholesome eating habits while offering a safe ad-free experience for toddlers.

Duckie Deck Sandwich Chef

Sandwich Chef's kid-friendly interface and colorful graphics are reminiscent of Toca Boca's popular iOS games for children. The app allows kids to create a variety of cute sandwiches while using healthy nutrient-rich ingredients.

The game is simple to play, a child just selects one of the ten sandwich options, then uses simple touch-based controls to decorate it with fun faces. Children can then "eat" their finished sandwich with a few taps before moving on to their next creation.

Warhammer Quest Free for a Limited Time

Rodeo Games' Warhammer Quest is Apple's Free App of the Week. The mobile game is based on the Games Workshop tabletop version that was popular in the 80s and 90s. The game normally retails for $4.99 on the Apple App Store, but it will be available free of charge until April 17, 2014.

Warhammer Quest

Warhammer Quest is an RPG / strategy game set in a fantasy medieval world filled with elves, dwarfs and so on. The game has been met with mostly positive reviews since its launch, however, it does take a little patience and a lot of love for the genre to get totally immersed.

Family Guy Mobile Game Gets First Teaser Trailer and Release Date

TinyCo has released more details about its Family Guy game for mobile devices. We have learned that the game's official title will be Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, and that it will be available for both iOS and Android devices on April 10, 2014. TinyCo has also released the first teaser trailer which you can watch below.

Family Guy: The Quest will be a free-to-play resource management title like the popular Simpsons mobile game Tapped Out. Players will be tasked with rebuilding Quahog after it is destroyed due to a fight between the Giant Chicken and Peter Griffin.

Mojang Announces Scrolls Tablet Version is in the Works

Mojang has teamed up with mobile game developer Ludosity to port its card battling game Scrolls to tablet devices. Details about the tablet version of the game are slim, but Mojang has promised more news is coming soon. Mojang also announced that it is working on a few new features such as a new ranking system and a new tutorial to make the game more accessible to beginners.

Mojang Scrolls for the iPad

Scrolls is currently in beta, but should be available to more players soon. The game looks a lot like Wizard of the Coast's popular Magic: The Gathering collectible card game. In the game, players use various spells, creatures and ancient machines to battle their opponents. A battle is won when one player destroys three of their opponent's idols.

Faster Than Light Advanced Edition Coming to the iPad on April 3rd

The popular PC and Mac title FTL: Faster Than Light is being released for the iPad. The game will feature touch-based controls, and it will include all of the new additions of the FTL: Advanced Edition expansion.

FTL is a real-time spaceship simulation where players must control every aspect of their ship and crew. The game also features choose your own adventure-like elements, and it is known for its level of difficulty.

Clash of Clans Follow-Up Boom Beach Available This Thursday

Supercell's follow-up to the super successful Clash of Clans is set to land on the Apple App Store this Thursday. Boom Beach is a freemium combat strategy game where players "fight an epic war against the evil Blackguard".

Boom Beach

The game is already available on the Canadian App Store. It has been receiving mostly positive user reviews and it has a good approval rating from TouchArcade forum members. Here's the official App Store description:

"Storm the beach and win the day! Boom Beach is a combat strategy game where you fight an epic war against the evil Blackguard. Take your expeditionary force to beautiful paradise islands invaded by the enemy. Fight for every beachhead, free enslaved islanders and explore the uncharted archipelago. The fight becomes a race to harness the ancient powers hidden on the islands. Are you ready for the BOOM?"

Telltale Games Announces Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 2: A House Divided

Telltale Games announced today that The Walking Dead Season Two, Episode 2: A House Divided is now available for Mac / PC and PlayStation 3 download. The second episode of the hit game will also be available for the Xbox 360 tomorrow, and it will land on the App Store on March 6th.

The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 2

You can download the full season for your Mac or PC for $25 via Amazon.com. Or you can download Episode 1 for the iPad or iPhone for $4.99 via the Apple App Store and purchase additional episodes as they're released.

X-Men: Days of Future Past Game Coming to Mobile Devices

Glitchsoft has teamed up with Marvel Entertainment to create a mobile game based on 1981 Days of Future Past comic book story arc, which is also being made into a film by Bryan Singer. Glitchsoft says the game will be an "immersive and story-driven" 2D side-scroller that will "deliver a fast-paced, rewarding, and combat-focused experience".

X-Men iPad Game

“Marvel has created some of the most revered characters of all time,” said Wes Tam, founder and VP creative of Glitchsoft. “We are excited to work with Marvel to bring the Uncanny X-Men characters to mobile gaming. Being lifelong fans, it is an incredible opportunity and even larger responsibility to create a game that honors the property. Our goal is to deliver a mobile game that core fans will truly embrace.”


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