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Another Thursday is upon us, which means another stream of new mobile games for us to get excited about. It also means it's time for you to pick which is your favorite new release from what we think are the five best that have come out over the last seven days.

There are plenty of ways to vote. For example, you can leave a comment on this article. If that doesn't tickle your fancy, tweet us your choice using the hashtag #148GOW. And if you're more of a Zucker than a tweeter, you can leave us a comment on our Facebook page telling us which of the games you think should win.

Every game of the week winner will go forward into a final showdown at the end of the year, where you, our wonderful audience, decide on the 148Apps readers' game of the year. So that's pretty awesome. Anyway, on with the choices.

Horus Heresy: Legions - download for iOS

Brother fights against brother in the grim darkness of the not-quite-so-far future in this TCG set in the pivotal moments of Games Workshop's Warhammer 40K universe. Build a deck, join up with others, and try to seal the fate of the galaxy for good or for evil.

Why we think you'll like it: Because beyond the gothic trappings and hulking men-bots, there's a deep and satisfying TCG experience here. It might not knock Hearthstone off its perch, but it's got more than enough going for it to wholeheartedly recommend.

Asphalt 9: Legends - download for iOS

Vroom, spin, drift, crash, cackle. That's the sort of thing that happens a lot in Asphalt 9: Legends. It's a thrill-a-second arcade racer that takes the template of the series and shakes it up so everyone can get involved. And everyone definitely should.

Why we think you'll like it: Asphalt 9 understands what you want, and it knows how to get it to you in the quickest time possible. There's a swaggering cool to the game that makes it almost impossible to dislike, and pulling off a slow drift around a sun-drenched city corner is truly a thing of great majesty.

Holedown - download for iOS

The latest from the dev behind rymdkapsel. This time it's a take on the casual ball-bouncing games that we've been seeing a lot of on the App Store in recent months, all presented with oodles of charm and bundles of weirdness.

Why we think you'll like it: Because it's honestly one of the most addictive games we've played in a good long while. There's literal and figurative depth here, and a wonderfully addictive compulsion loop that's constantly pushing you to have one more go.

Mind Cards - download for iOS

Another game in the card-based dungeon crawl genre we've seen kicking off this year. It's as slick as all the rest, but a clever missions system and the simple gameplay mean that you're going to find this one sucking you in.

Why we think you'll like it: This is a miniature blast of tactics that fits perfectly into those little gaming sessions that mobile gaming is just the right size for. You're always chasing your next success, adding new cards to your deck, and trying to show those evil monsters who's in charge.

MapleStory M - download for iOS

Yup, it's MapleStory, one of the most famous side-scrolling MMOs in the world, ported in its entirety to the device you carry around in your pocket all day. It's times like this you need to take a look around you and think about what a ridiculous world we live in.

Why we think you'll like it: In a weird way, MapleStory always felt like it was waiting for mobile to come along. It's the perfect size and shape for on-the-go gaming. This is the sort of game that if it bites down on you, is going to bite down super hard.

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