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The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week - September 1st

By , on September 1, 2017
Last modified 9 months, 3 weeks ago

It's Friday. That's just a fact. I don't have anything witty to say because, well, sometimes it's hard to think of witty things to say. I realise it's my job and all, but you just don't know the pressure I put on myself to be witty in these first three paragraphs. I think it's eating me alive. It's cool though, I'm going to get a big sandwich tomorrow.

Meh. Friday is when we round up the best games that have come out on the App Store this week. Well, the five best anyway. Some other games might have come out, but I only have the energy to tell you about five of them.

If you think some other games should have ended up on this list, why don't you tell us all in the comments below. And if you want to download the games on this here slice of content, then you can just click on the emboldened names. That'll be fun, right?

Smashy Duo

A beautiful arcade game that's a mix of breakout and modern mobile sensibilities. Tap the screen to smash a ball into a crowd of zombies. It's simple, but in the most addictive sort of way. And there's so much to collect that you're going to end up with your face stuck all the way in it.

Swipe Casters

One of the best implementations of touchscreen gaming I've seen in a while. Draw out spells to fight off demons. And then keep doing it. The progression is a bit borked, but there's still an awful lot of fun to be had here. If you like fun.

Max and the Magic Marker Remastered

Yeah it's a remaster. But it's a remaster of one of the best games the App Store has seen. Slick and fun and there's like drawing in it. Drawing stuff is cool, but drawing stuff you can jump on in a digital world is even cooler. Trust me, I know some stuff.

Battle Golf Online

It's Battle Golf, but online. I don't know what else I can say about it. If you like Colin Lane's games, then you're going to love it. And if you don't like Colin Lane's games then I don't think you have a human soul. Maybe go and be an accountant or something?

Home Behind

A story of refugees and life. Exactly the sort of thing that games should be doing. It's difficult and you're going to enjoy it. Life isn't all about shooting people, sometimes it's about experiencing things that you're lucky enough to never have to experience.