Injustice 2 (iOS)
Fighting 11 May 2017
A sequel to the 2013 arcade fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us by NetherRealm Studios, known for the latest Mortal Kombat games. Like in its predecessor, in Injustice 2 you play as the characters from the DC universe, fighting each other in violent duels. The game features minimal plot, in which Batman and his supporters try to rebuild the society, but at the same time have to fight against Superman and his allies. Among the chaos, a new danger appears, threatening to wipe out all of humanity. Mechanics-wise, Injustice 2 is a spectacular Mortal Kombat-like 2.5D fighting game, although it's not as violent. You can play as either a hero or a villain; available characters include Superman, the Flash, Batman, Supergirl, Aquaman, Atrocitus and Gorilla Grodd. The sequel also allows for modifying your chosen character. During the gameplay, you earn new equipment, which can alter not only your character's appearance, but also their abilities.
Mortal Kombat X (iOS)
Fighting 08 April 2015
A sequel to the 2011 game created by NetherRealm, which restored the leading position in gaming to Mortal Kombat, a long-standing, cult fighting game franchise launched in 1993 by the Midway / Acclaim duet. Once again, we get a wide array of playable fighters – both known from the previous games in the series, as well as brand new ones. Moreover, each one comes in several varieties, differing in tactics and combat style. Duels are fought on 2.5D arenas filled with interactive elements that you can use in combat. There is of course no shortage of spectacular finishers, so-called fatalities. The game’s core features an expansive story mode set 25 years after the events presented in the previous game. The authors implemented numerous both local and online multiplayer modes, enabling the players to compete with one another in a global struggle for primacy.
Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition (iOS)
Fighting 12 July 2017
Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition is another version of Street Fighter IV, a console fighting game that debuted in 2009. New version was developed for mobile devices (iOS and Android). It is the third mobile version of the game – the previous ones were Street Fighter IV from 2010 and Street Fighter IV: Volt from 2011. The new edition features improvements and around thirty playable characters. Graphics are improved as well – the character models have more details and the black lines that were present on the sides of the screen are removed. The title also features online multiplayer that the previous versions lacked. The combat system wasn’t changed too much – it is still one of the more advanced fighting games available on mobile devices. The players are using virtual buttons to tap various attacks that can be combined into simple combos and their more advanced versions – super and ultra.
Tekken Mobile (iOS)
Tekken is a mobile fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is a side installment of a popular series of fighting games. It was developed exclusively for smartphones and tablets. The title is using a free-to-play distribution model with microtransactions. The gameplay mechanics consist of duels one on one, in which players are using action-based combat system that enables them to move through the arena and use variety of techniques. Collecting characters is the key aspect of the game. There are more than one hundred warriors to obtain. Each of them has unique special attacks that the player must first unlock and then upgrade with experience points. The title features story mode in which the player faces artificial intelligence and multiplayer mode which enables the player to face other players via Internet and to participate in faction wars. In addition to that, the players can upload their replays that are used for teaching AI new tactics.
Batman: Arkham Origins (iOS)
Fighting 16 October 2013
The third entry in the series of spectacular action games with Batman. It was developed by WB Games Montreal (which previously prepared the Wii U port of Batman: Arkham City) and published by the Warner Bros. company. The story of Batman: Arkham Origins shows the beginning of Batman’s career, taking inspiration from the comic books Batman: Year One and Legends of the Dark Knight. As the protagonist, we face Black Mask and his hired thugs. Like in the previous games from the Batman: Arkham series, gameplay combines features of a fighting game with shooter and stealth elements. Additionally, the creators included some innovations, like a built-in system of challenges.
Shadow Fight 3 (iOS)
Fighting 16 November 2017
Shadow Fight 3 is a 2.5D fighting game, which means that while the graphics were made in full 3D, the gameplay mechanics are 2D. The three-dimensional locations and characters are the main difference between this game and the previous installments in the series. The production utilizes a free-to-play model with microtransactions. The game is set in a fantasy world inspired by Asian legends and features warriors, who can use superhuman powers. The gameplay consists of one-on-one duels in a gesture-based combat system. Those classic fighting game rules have been expanded by adding some role-playing elements. You create your character, which can be further developed thanks to a skill tree, allowing you to unlock new techniques and attacks. The production features a singleplayer mode and a multiplayer mode; the latter allows you to fight other players to to join them in the co-op mode, in which you battle the AI.
Gods of Rome (iOS)
Fighting 17 December 2015
A fighting game set in the mythology of ancient Rome and Greece, developed by the experienced creators of mobile games from the French Gameloft studio. Its universe is inhabited by gods, titans, and other fantastic creatures from myths and legends. The game mechanics of Gods of Rome employs solutions similar to titles like mobile version of Mortal Kombat or Injustice: Gods Among Us. We don’t have complete control over our fighter, and the combat system requires you to execute correct combinations of gestures and taps, allowing us to attack, dodge and launch special attacks, unique for every character. Aside from the single play campaign, the game also offers multiplayer, although it is necessary to possess special divine keys, collected during said campaign or bought with real money, to play.
WWE Immortals (iOS)
Fighting 15 January 2015
A free-to-play fighting game for mobile devices. The game was developed by NetherRealm which is known for Injustice: Gods Among Us and the newest Mortal Kombat games. The game is set in a dark fantasy universe where we can play as heroes based on biggest wrestling stars such as John Cena, Hulk Hogan or the Rock. Each of the characters has different special abilities and their personalities are based on those of the real wrestlers. The combat is simplified – we don't have full control over our character but we only can use attacks, dodges and block in a right moment by using predefined gestures. We can also collect cards which are unlocked with our progress. In addition to that, our characters can be developed and equipped with better gear.
Transformers: Forged to Fight (iOS)
Fighting 06 April 2017
A mobile fighting game taking place in the Transformers universe. The story of Forged to Fight takes us to a unique world that serves as a battlefield for different generations of battle robots. The campaign follows the exploits of Melissa Faireborn, a popular hero from the comics who becomes a general of the robot army. Content-wise, the game offers a world encompassing all incarnations of the popular brand. As a result, we are given heroes from both the cartoons and Michael Bay movies. The gameplay focuses on 1 vs 1 battles utilizing streamlined touch controls. The game offers a wide range of heroes equipped with unique attacks and transformations. Aside from battling, the player engages in base development by using resources acquired through combat and creating defenses comprising unlocked characters.
Skullgirls Mobile (iOS)
Fighting 26 May 2017
A mobile entry in two-dimensional fighting game series from Lab Zero, developed by the team at Hidden Variable. Skullgirls Mobile is quite different from its full-scale predecessor. Instead of hardcore fighting title, the gameplay is somewhat casual, with some RPG features. We create a group of three warriors, between each we can freely switch during battles. We can choose from both old faces (e.g. Filia or Big Band) and completely new fighters. Their skills can be developed, enabling them to become stronger and learn new attacks as we progress through the game. All of this is presented in the well-known cartoonish visual style.