A Big Shout Out To 32 New Games Added To Apple Arcade
Apps Unveiled|March 2021
The best collection of mobile games just got a lot bigger. Recently, Apple has added 32 incredible gaming titles from today’s most celebrated gaming franchises, brands, and creators to its popular gaming subscription service “Apple Arcade,” as well as announced two brand new categories: App Store Greats, and Timeless Classics.

These two new categories joined Arcade Originals to bring the service’s catalog to over 180 outstanding games for the entire family to enjoy at a great value, with no ads or additional in-app purchases.

Out of 32 new gaming titles, Arcade Originals—as the name suggests—brings you 11 brand new games made exclusively for Arcade like “NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition,” “Star Trek: Legends,” and “The Oregon Trail,” to name a few. Timeless Classics includes universally loved, quintessential genres with titles like “Good Sudoku by Zach Gage,” “Chess – Play & Learn,” and “Backgammon,” while App Store Greats brings some of the best award-winning games from the App Store to Apple Arcade, including “Threes!,” “Mini Metro,” and “Fruit Ninja Classic,” all ad-free and fully unlocked.

It is worth noting here that Arcade Originals are playable across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, whereas Timeless Classics and App Store Greats are only available on iPhone and iPad.

As you might already know, Apple Arcade offers breakthrough, unique benefits that players love: no ads, no in-app purchases, support for Apple’s high user privacy standards, and one all-inclusive subscription offer with access for up to six family members. Apple Arcade is included as part of Apple One or for a low monthly subscription of INR 99 with a one-month free trial.

FANTASIAN By MISTWALKER Corp.

#A Diorama Adventure RPG

Set against a spectacular backdrop made from over 150 handmade dioramas that blend physical environments and 3D characters, FANTASIAN is a new role-playing game from “Final Fantasy” creator Hironobu Sakaguchi that invites players on an incredible journey into a world overrun by a mechanical infection.

The tale begins in a realm governed by machines. Within this multi-dimensional universe, the balance of “Chaos and Order” becomes a key factor in the struggle for these realms and the machinations of the gods who wish to control them.

In this game, you’ll assume the role of the protagonist, Leo, who awakens from a massive explosion only to find himself lost in a mysterious machine world with two strange robots and a faint memory to guide him. As you set out on a journey to reclaim Leo’s memories, you’ll unravel the mysteries of the bizarre mechanical infection slowly engulfing all that is known to mankind. The captivating story is written by Sakaguchi and is complimented by a sweeping soundtrack by celebrated Final Fantasy composer, Nobuo Uematsu.

Star Trek: Legends By Tilting Point LLC

#Team-based RPG

The fate of the universe is in your hands as you step into the role of your favorite “Star Trek” heroes and villains in the hit franchise’s official team-based RPG. You’ll embark on missions, experience epic turn-based combat, and make choices that influence the entire story as you take command of the U.S.S. Artemis. You’ll warp into the Nexus, where you’ll discover new worlds and recruit over 40 of your favorite characters from the entire franchise. Each legend has its own unique set of skills, abilities, and weapons, from Spock’s Vulcan nerve pinch to Worf’s deadly bat’leth.

The Oregon Trail By Gameloft

#12 Playable Journeys

A modern twist on the trials and tribulations of the road to Oregon, this official successor to the global phenomenon will immerse you in exhilarating journeys ranging from the historically accurate to the completely wild. To begin with, you’re required to pick your traveling party, stock the wagon with supplies, and embark on an adventure filled with tough choices, new dangers, and unexpected situations. With procedurally selected random events where your choices will affect your party and future game outcome, there’s always a new adventure on the horizon every time you play.

NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition By 2K Games

#Everything Is Game

NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition on Apple Arcade delivers stunning gameplay and the hit basketball simulation experience to the service. From 5-on-5 basketball featuring the latest NBA roster to over-the-top games on Blacktop, NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition is filled with a variety of exciting game modes as you step into the shoes of your favorite NBA stars. The game features performance optimizations and higher graphic quality to deliver an authentic NBA experience in all its visual glory on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac.

Simon’s Cat - Story Time By Tactile Games Limited

# Match blocks to save the neighborhood

The latest game based on the highly popular animated series gives Simon and his cat their biggest challenge yet. When the tranquility of suburban life is threatened by a huge building site, they mobilize the neighbors to help restore the mysterious “wasteland” before the diggers destroy it all. As the clock ticks down, you’ll solve challenging match-three puzzles to help the community rebuild the gardens under the critical eye of the curmudgeonly next-door neighbor, Mr. Potts, who has a secret ancestral connection to the wasteland, which he intends to keep buried forever.

SongPop Party By Gameloft

#Can you guess the song?

Are you ready to step up and prove your music knowledge with this fast-paced, competitive music-based trivia game. SongPop Party is the latest addition to the biggest music trivia franchise in the world, with a huge catalog ranging from cult classics to today’s top hits. Bringing music fans together around the globe, the game pits your song knowledge against random opponents online in the “Arena” mode based on skill levels and music preferences. Or you can also choose to compete with friends and family in the new local and online multiplayer “Party” mode.

Cut the Rope Remastered By Paladin Studios

#Cut ropes through hundreds of hilarious puzzles

The adorable Om Nom is back in the glorious 3D remaster of the internationally acclaimed “Cut the Rope” puzzle game. Featuring the most popular levels across the series, as well as an abundance of brand new levels and content, the game requires you to cut ropes, avoid obstacles, and use boosters to deliver candy to Om Nom, the little green monster that loves sweets. Fun physics-based gameplay, an adorable main character, and exciting adventures await you in this gameplay.

World of Demons By PlatinumGames Inc.

The World of Demons is exhilarating. Known for their console action and PC games including NieR: Automata and the hit Bayonetta series, PlatinumGames thrust players into a fantastical world full of yokai – a class of supernatural monsters and spirits from Japanese folklore.

In World of Demons, you’ll assume the role of a samurai leading an army of yokai minions as you embark on a mission against evil. The game is set in a beautiful environment inspired by traditional Japanese artwork with gorgeous stages pulled from ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Along the way, you’ll meet samurai allies and a menagerie of yokai, each with their own techniques and combo possibilities. Overall, you’re supposed to expand your arsenal of abilities to conquer all foes that stand before you, ultimately facing the fearsome Shuten Doji, lord of all oni.

Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker By AQUIRIS GAME STUDIO LLC

#Endless adventures await

Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker is all about the journey. Creating and exploring are the essence of Wonderbox, an action-adventure game set in beautiful dioramas.

Wonderbox taps into your creative and explorative mind, delivering an endless field for imaginative play. In the game, you traverse (alone or with a party of friends) beautiful screen-sized dioramas (better known as boxes in the game) filled with challenges, enemies, puzzles, and platforms that change each time you open the game.

What’s even more exciting is the game’s “Creator” mode where you get all the tools you need to easily build your own adventures. Using the Blocks, Characters, and Items in the “Creator” mode, you can build environments, give life to characters, hide treasures, place enemies, and design combats.

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