Alto's Odyssey screenshot 5 best games of February 2018

It's been a pretty good month for mobile gaming, but what have been the standout games that have landed on the App Store in February? Well, that's what we're going to find out in this here list.

We've picked the five best games that have come out over the past four weeks, and presented them here in all of their glory. If anything, it proves that mobile gaming is pretty much ahead of the curve when it comes to exciting experiences getting released on a regular basis.

Why's that? Because creating a list of just five games was a really tough ask. Agree with our choices? Disagree with our choices? Make sure you let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the article.

Alto's Odyssey - download for iOS

A brilliant sequel that builds on the equally brilliant original. You're sliding down a mountain, pulling off tricks to keep your speed up, and collecting coins as you go. There are challenges to complete, and a beautiful world to explore. Seriously, you could have this game playing in the background at a posh dinner party, that's how good it looks.

Click here to read our Alto's Odyssey review

Florence - download for iOS

A sometimes sad, often heart-warming game about love, life, and loss. It's a mix between a simple puzzler and a visual novel, and while there isn't actually much to do, you're going to want to stick with it. It's the sort of game that you're going to consume in a single sitting, but that's going to remain with you for days, if not weeks, afterwards.

Click here to read our Florence review

Death Squared - download for iOS

This one's a puzzling port that sees you trying to get cubes into the right place. It might not sound that original, but Death Squared throws so many curve balls into the mixture that sometimes it's hard to keep up. Hard to keep up in the best way possible though. It's a fun, head-scratching experience that's well worth your time.

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition - download for iOS

Does it have its problems? Sure. Is it a remarkable achievement in spite of those problems? Absolutely. A squished down version of the latest main FF release, the graphics might be different, and the play might be a bit more casual, but there are hours and hours of fun to be had here. If you're a fan of the series, then this one's a no-brainer.

Click here to read our Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition review

Hero Hunters - download for iOS

Shooters are often the most disappointing games on mobile. This one bucks that trend by being fast, fresh, and looking really, really good. Dart between cover, taking out enemies as you go. The ability to switch between different members of your squad throws up some really interesting tactical options, and there's more than a shade of Overwatch in the design here as well.

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