March 2016 best new mobile games
See what’s at the top of mobile pile from March 2016 with five of the best new games released for smartphone and tablet: gorgeous puzzle adventure “Love You To Bits,” cleverly crafted “Telepaint,” vivid action game “Dragon Land,” blob-bridging “Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble,” and Supercell’s latest smash “Clash Royale.”
Clash Royale, iOS, Android
Ratings: 4.5/5 iTunes, 4.5/5 Google Play
Price: Free with in-app purchases
Three-minute rounds provide the bounds for this arena-based iteration of Supercell’s super popular “Clash of Clans,” as players engage in live face-offs that lean on advanced planning and spur-of-the-moment strategy as well as luck of the draw thanks to a card collection system that carries over from game to game.
supercell.com/en/games/clashofclans | iTunes | Google Play
Dragon Land, Android, iOS
Ratings: 4.5/5 iTunes, 4.3/5 Google Play
Price: Free with in-app purchases, plus a cooldown timer or video adverts
Looking to the 3D era of Super Mario games for inspiration is no bad thing, and “Dragon Land” pulls it off with no small amount of accomplishment for a mobile title; make your way through a variety of areas, collecting coins, avoiding spikes, activating panels and freeing friends, with each available dragon opening up a different aspect of the level.
iTunes | Google Play
Love You To Bits, iOS
iTunes Rating: 4.5/5
Trot through space in this beautifully-presented jaunt to retrieve the shattered pieces of your favorite friend as well as the treasured memories that you shared. Push levers, climb ladders, experiment with level-specific tools, and collect the arms, legs and body parts needed to bring Hearthrob Nova back to life.
loveyoutobitsgame.com | iTunes
iTunes Rating: 4.5/5
Bucket, meet brush: Portals, spikes, keys and push-blocks guide the way, with a bouncy soundtrack to help things along, though you’ll need a splash of imagination to work out how to reunite these two old friends, especially when your eternally smiling paint pot just won’t stop walking about…
telepaint.com | iTunes
Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble, Android, iOS
Ratings: 4.5/5 iTunes, 4.8/5 Google Play
iTunes Rating: /5
Price: Free with optional in-app purchases
Wander around a town collecting cute and hidden monsters, and use them to dissuade other monsters from halting your quest of accumulation. Battles take the form of pattern-matching puzzles but, unlike traditional grid-based Match 3 titles, here the Yo-Kai slump and bump over one another, making things a little more unpredictable.
yo-kai-wibblewobble.com | iTunes | Google Play