Overkill 3 is a pretty enjoyable third-person shooter that was sort of begging for some online multiplayer. Fortunately the begging can stop, because its newest update has added an online co-op mode.
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Stunt Wheels, from Kempt Games, is an interesting-looking combat racer that's doing something interesting with its multiplayer.
As you'd probably expect from a game like this, up to four players can square off on a number of different race tracks and try to blow each other up. What's different is that the Mac release (yes, it's coming out for the Mac - on the same day as the iOS version) will let you and up to three other friends play split-screen, using your iPhones as controllers.
You can get in on the action when Stunt Wheels releases for free on 5/28.
2K's newest wrestling sim, WWE 2K, is now available on the App Store. The game lets you play with a full roster of wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, the Undertaker, Sting, and John Cena - or create your own. You can take your favorite wrestler and play in the career mode; piledriving your way to fame. And if you need a bigger challenge there are also live multiplayer matches.
“As the first simulation-based WWE video game for mobile devices, WWE 2K provides an opportunity to experience virtual WWE action anywhere and at any time,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts, in a press release. “Inspired by the gameplay and authenticity of WWE 2K for consoles, WWE 2K offers WWE and mobile gaming enthusiasts a variety of popular WWE Superstars, game modes and more in a premium mobile format.”
You can get your hands on WWE 2Kright now for $7.99.
Pocket Gems has announced their newest 3D real-time strategy game, War Dragons. Pocket Gems built the game with Metal on their proprietary Mantis Engine to offer high-end mobile 3D graphics and smooth synchronous online multiplayer.
You'll have to defend your kingdom by banding together with your friends to form guilds, customizing your army, and breeding dragons. The dragons are the real stars of the show, having over 70 different kinds to breed, train, and add to your forces. You'll be able to play both PVP and team-based multiplayer as well.
War Dragons is raining fire down onto the App Store right now. Apple Watch users take note: it will also integrate with Apple's new wearable. Once you actually get your Apple Watch, of course.
There is a new local multi-player feature for Angry Birds Go!, by Rovio Entertainment. Now you can play against your friends in a head-to-head challenge on WiFiconnected mobile devices. Rovio plans on developing the feature to be able to include more players, so that whole groups could race against each other.
"In trying to make friendly multiplayer happen in our games, there was no question that Angry Birds Go! would be the perfect fit. Anyone who played console games as a child remembers the excitement when playing with a group of friends. This is our goal with Angry Birds Go!" said Wilhelm Taht, Head of External Products at Rovio.
You can download Angry Birds Go! for free on the App Store.
Mortal Kombat X, by Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios, will be a a free-to-play fighting/card-battle Mortal Kombat game. The game promises card collecting, multiplayer team combat, classic characters such as Scorpion, Sub-Zero and Raiden, and the ever popular fatalities that made the series famous.
“NetherRealm Studios has created a Mortal Kombat X mobile experience that allows more players than ever before to play this over-the-top fighting game through their ever-present smartphones, tablets or other devices,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “What’s more, we’ve expanded the unique cross-connectivity feature that links the mobile and console versions of Mortal Kombat X, delivering unique rewards to all players for simply playing the mobile game.”
Mortal Kombat X will be available April 2015.
Mode 7's Frozen Synapse is now available for free on the iPhone and iPad. Frozen Synapse is a challenging tactics game where you control a team of soldiers using simultaneous turn-based play to let you plan out your moves before you send them against the enemy. It includes 5 multiplayer modes, a 55-mission single player campaign, and a random skirmish Generator.
Frozen Synapse is pretty deep and intriguing, so you should definitely try it out now while it's free.