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Video Games Encyclopedia by Gamepressure.com

iOS is the name for the operating system which Apple is using in its own smartphones and tablets (iPhones and iPads) since 2007. iOS is a more popular platform among the mobile developers than Android, despite the fact that the latter is used in a greater number of mobile devices. Apple’s success is a result of bigger revenues for developers creating iOS games and greater performance of iPhones and iPads, among other things.

Released Games 125 Upcoming Games 5
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Arcade elements
SkidStorm (iOS)
SkidStorm (iOS)

Racing 2018

An arcade top-down racing game. Eat My Dust! was developed by Immobile Games studio (Hopping Penguin and Master Archer 3D) for mobile platforms. The title is a typical example of the genre, featuring a light tone and vector graphics. The players can use several vehicles that are unlocked as they progress in the game. The tracks on which the races take place all feature desert scenery. Despite the fact of being short, they are filled with various ramps, traps, and destructible objects that make the races more interesting. The developers made sure that their game has simple, intuitive controls – the game uses automatic acceleration and auto-regenerating boost. The player must focus only on controlling the vehicle. Eat My Dust! offers both single- and multiplayer. The first mode offers many races against AI as part of the campaign, and time trials. As for the multiplayer mode, up to four players can play simultaneously.

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Batman: Arkham Origins (iOS)
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.

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Pou (iOS)
Pou (iOS)

Simulation 26 November 2012

iOS

The Pirate: Caribbean Hunt (iOS)
The Pirate: Caribbean Hunt (iOS)

Action TBA

An action game set in the world of pirates. Created by Miroslaw Dymek, a legendary Polish game maker responsible for series such as Earth 21XX or Polanie. The Pirate: Caribbean Hunt lacks a main storyline driving the gameplay. The action takes place in an extensive, open-world environment recreating a large part of the Caribbean. The player controls a captain of a pirate ship, whose aim is to gain fame and riches at sea. The game consists of completing subsequent missions that focus mainly on combat and exploration. The player plunders cargo ships, pirate bases, forts, and harbors. Between the missions, the player can make improvements to their fleet, choosing from sixteen diversified classes of ships, upgraded alongside their progress in the game. In-game sailing features realistic mechanics, making it a great asset to the game - this element was based on the personal experiences of the creator, who is an avid sailor himself. The game has offers extended online features as well, allowing the players to create their own pirate clans.

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Worms (iOS)
Worms (iOS)

Strategy 12 July 2009

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The Escapists (iOS)
The Escapists (iOS)

Simulation 02 March 2017

A prisoner simulator that combines features of many genres. It was developed by Mouldy Toof in cooperation with Team 17 Software. The player assumes the role of a prisoner who leads a “normal” life in one of several available penitentiary facilities. The main objective of the game is to plan a way of escaping from the prison. In addition to participating in a series of daily activities like various works, workouts, meals, walks and interactions with other prisoners, the player is also gathering seemingly useless items, looking for allies and observing his surroundings in order to find weak points of security systems. The final phase is to use the previously prepared plan and escape. The Escapist offers great freedom of acting and many ways of escaping depending on prison style (among which there is for example a military prison camp). The game offers retro pixel-art two-dimensional graphics presented from a top-down perspective.

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Fort Meow (iOS)
Fort Meow (iOS)

Logic 25 June 2015

An original hybrid of a logic and arcade game, developed by Upper Class Walrus. In Fort Meow, the player assumes the role of a red-haired girl that visits the residence of her mysterious family. In one of the rooms, the girl finds a journal kept by her grandfather, who used it to describe his adventures. After his death, grandma has begun to feed and shelter numerous cats – for some reason, the animals are persistent on not letting the girl read the journal. To hide from four-legged assailants, the girl has to build simple strongholds from the objects found around the house. Be warned – the attack lasts a while, while the difficulty level quickly increases, forcing us to build durable and stable constructions - otherwise, our stronghold can collapse under its own weight and hurt our heroine.

iOS

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (iOS)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (iOS)

Adventure 22 October 2015

iOS

Wheels of Aurelia (iOS)
Wheels of Aurelia (iOS)

Adventure 19 October 2017

iOS

Bully: Scholarship Edition (iOS)
Bully: Scholarship Edition (iOS)

Action 08 December 2016

Also known by the title Canis Canem Edit, Bully is a controversial action game developed by Rockstar Games. Originally, it was released for PlayStation 2, it was soon followed by Scholarship Edition for the next generation of consoles and PCs. The story takes place at the fictional Bullworth Academy, which combines an elite education facility with re-socialization grounds for juvenile offenders. The player assumes the role of a teenager who is trying to survive in these unusual circumstances. The protagonist encounters both strict teachers and unfriendly peers. The game is played from the third-person perspective and the player completes different assignments requiring them both to make friends among the peers and play different pranks on the teaching staff. The protagonist can join a local gang as well, which is trying to maintain control over the area forcefully.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch (iOS)
Octodad: Dadliest Catch (iOS)

Adventure 29 October 2015

iOS

Beast Quest (iOS)
Beast Quest (iOS)

RPG 06 May 2015

Beast Quest is an action RPG developed by Miniclip and based on the children's fantasy novels of the same title. The game takes place in the land of Avantia and the players will have to stop an evil sorcerer who used magic to make Avantia's various beasts go feral. The game is shown from a third-person perspective. Exploration and fighting are the gameplay's core elements. Battles take place in real-time. They key to winning them is to attack, parry, or block at the right moment. We will have to face both numerous weaker creatures and enormous bosses. During our adventures, we gather experience and level up, and increase our fighting strength by upgrading or finding new pieces of equipment.

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Worms 4 (iOS)
Worms 4 (iOS)

Strategy 03 September 2015

A mobile installment of the popular Worms series – strategic turn-based games in which heavily armed worms fight against each other. As usually, the title is developed by Team 17. Worms 4 is based on the well-known set of rules - there are two or more teams of worms and players who interchangeably control individual “soldiers.” The game comes down to dealing as much damage to enemies as possible in a given time frame. Worms make use of a wide arsenal of crazy weapons and gadgets, but while using them, you need to remember about the influence of gravity and wind. Moreover, almost every environment element is destructible. In comparison to previous installments, Worms 4 introduces a few changes. As it is a mobile production, the scale of battles is reduced, the teams are smaller, and the time limit reduced. The title features new kinds of weapons and some diverse game modes, including an extensive single player campaign. Naturally, multiplayer is the backbone of the game.

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New Star Soccer (iOS)
New Star Soccer (iOS)

Sports 13 March 2012

iOS

Heroes of Incredible Tales (iOS)
Heroes of Incredible Tales (iOS)

RPG 07 July 2016

A mobile action RPG developed by NAT Games - a Korean team led by Yong-Hyun Park, who is one of the main creators of such acclaimed titles as Lineage II or TERA. Originally, the game was released in 2015, only in Korea. A year later, Heroes of Incredible Tales was released worldwide. The player chooses one of the available warriors and sets out for a dangerous journey across this fantasy world, slaying hordes of monsters along the way. The story campaign comprises of a set of missions, during which the protagonist (male or female) explores three-dimensional levels (the player observes the action from above) and fights encountered enemies with melee weapons and magic. Combat is very dynamic and purely arcade. Fluent moves combined with performing longest attack sequences possible are the key to success. As most RPGs, Heroes of Incredible Tales offers a system of character development. This allows the player to acquire new abilities and parts of equipment in exchange for crystals obtained alongside the game's progression.

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Five Nights at Freddy's (iOS)
Five Nights at Freddy's (iOS)

Adventure 11 September 2014

An original horror game created by Scott Cawthon, an independent gamemaker. The player assumes the role of a watchman who takes up a seasonal job at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. What is important about the restaurant, is that mechanical mascots are its main attraction. A seemingly easy job turns into a true nightmare during the very first night, when the protagonist discovers that the sympathetic animatronics come to life after dark and display a hostile attitude towards humans. Trapped in a cramped watch room, the protagonist has to avoid contact with murderous robots during five subsequent nights. The task is not easy, because using various devices, such as lighting and monitoring systems, as well as locking the door drains the power supply, which has to be appropriately managed throughout the entire night. Despite its simplistic mechanics, Five Nights at Freddy's provides a good dose of anxiety and is capable of frightening the player with ease.

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Agar.io (iOS)
Agar.io (iOS)

Action 08 July 2015

A unique online game developed by M28 studio. We start as a single cell and must devour other cells or granules lying on the map to grow bigger. However, with increased size comes decreased speed, and we lose mass when we are idle. This means we must remain mobile and look for food, but also avoid contact with viruses the can be bound on map. The game gets even more complicated with the option of splitting a cell into two (up to sixteen) to increase the speed. The problem is that our unified avatar has to be 10% bigger than its prey, and after splitting each part must have 30% mass more than the cells it wants to eat. All of this is presented with very simple, if not minimalistic, visuals

iOS

Full Throttle Remastered (iOS)
Full Throttle Remastered (iOS)

Adventure 20 July 2017

Full Throttle Remastered is a remastered edition of the classic 1995 point-and-click adventure game that was developed by LucasArts. Just like the remaster of the Day of the Tentacle, the refreshed version of Full Throttle was created by Double Fine Productions, a studio made of developers of the original game. The game takes place in a grim future where classic vehicles were replaced with the machines powered by antigravity-based engines. We play as the leader of a motorcycle gang, who, along with his companions, is being accused of killing the owner of the last remaining company that produces classic motorbikes. Our job is to clear our name and find the actual person responsible for that murder. Audiovisuals of the original game were visibly refreshed and improved. New high-resolution backgrounds were created for the remastered version, and every animation frame was re-drawn by hand from scratch.

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Frontline Commando: WW2 (iOS)
Frontline Commando: WW2 (iOS)

Action 14 April 2015

Frontline Commando: WW2 is freemium shooter and a sequel to Frontline Commando: D-Day. It was developed by Glu Mobile. Campaign in Frontline Commando: WW2 consists of 180 challenges and begins with the Battle for Ardennes. We will also visit Germany and take part in some of the operations from the Italian campaign. There are two primary types of missions: Main missions and those that focus on certain battle tactics. When doing the latter ones, we will take part in typical pistol and rifle gunfights, sniper duels, we will use bazookas to destroy enemy tanks. We will be also disabling enemy artillery and using flamethrowers to roast our opponents. Battle in Frontline Commando: WW2 comes down to hiding behind covers and shooting in the right moment. As we play, we will collect in-game money which can be spend on weapon upgrades.

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Bad Piggies (iOS)
Bad Piggies (iOS)

Logic 27 September 2012

iOS

Hungry Shark Evolution (iOS)
Hungry Shark Evolution (iOS)

Action 24 October 2012

iOS

Five Nights at Freddy's 3 (iOS)
Five Nights at Freddy's 3 (iOS)

Adventure 12 March 2015

The third installment of the very popular horror developed by Scott Cawthon. The action of the game takes place in the titular restaurant which is overrun by deadly animatronics. When the memory of the tragic events that occurred in previous installments of the series becomes almost forgotten, the pizzeria that was closed for thirty years becomes renovated. The new owner intends to use the deadly past of the place as a marketing trick which will attract many customers. A new mechanic toy is a very important part of the decorations – there is only one, but it is stronger and scarier than its predecessors. The gameplay is based on similar principles as the previous installments of the series. The player assumes the role of a night watchman who must survive five nights in this dangerous place. Simple gameplay mechanics are only the tools used for telling an intriguing story which the player will reveal as he progresses in the game. The plot forces the player to repeat the game many times in order to discover all hints related to the story.

iOS

Worms 3 (iOS)
Worms 3 (iOS)

Strategy 08 August 2013

iOS

Angry Birds Action! (iOS)
Angry Birds Action! (iOS)

Logic 28 April 2016

Another side installment in the popular Angry Birds series developed by Rovio. The story of the game is linked to the animated movie released in 2016. The main character of the game and the movie is a bird named Red. The protagonist wakes up with a hangover after a party and discovers that during the night someone destroyed the whole village. Sadly, all the evidence points to Red. He will have to prove his innocence. The gameplay of Angry Birds Action! combines the characteristic traits of the Angry Birds series with pinball elements. On each level of the game player is tasked with leading the protagonist to the eggs in order to save them. There is a limited number of moves available for completing the task. Character controls are similar as in other installments of the series, but this time the whole action takes place on the ground. The player must shoot Red in such way that the bird will slide and bounce from various obstacles until he reaches the target. Various objects with different properties and useful bonuses scattered across the map to make the game more interesting.

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