If you’re looking for the best 5 games which have hit the iPhone, iPad or Android stores this week then you’ve landed yourself at the exact right place at just the right time. Lucky, lucky you.
With this article, we skirt around the droves of subscription services (Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass, GameClub, Hatch, and all of their friends) which have launched onto mobile platforms over the years. We also don’t factor in things like Steam Link or Google Stadia which allow streaming to handheld devices – and would open up this list to almost every game under the sun.
What that means is that our list is a finely curated list of brilliant, fresh titles which you can download and play without subscribing to, or installing, any third-party initiative. Of course, there are some great games on those services, but, let’s focus on the stuff that you can grab right now.
It’s been a great week for mobile games this week, so much so that I really struggled to cut down the final 10 selections to five. What you’re looking at here is the real stand-outs of a fantastic week (of a fantastic month) for mobile gaming. We’ve got everything from puzzlers to sci-fi strategy, and we stop off at plenty of other places along the way too.
Oh, and remember, that if you’re looking to check through some of our previous selections then you can always do that at our Games of The Week Hub, it’s a great way to find games to fill out that empty storage space on your phone. Or, if you like your news in bitesize chunks, delivered straight to your palm then maybe follow us on our Twitter.
Anyway, without any further delay, click on the big, blue button below to find out more about our top five of the games which released on mobile over the last week.