The best app news for July 27, 2017 (that we know of)

Published On July 27, 2017 | By Kirk Hiner | iPhone/iPad


Because gaming goodness happens on Thursdays.

  • Neo Zeed has (once again) returned. The Revenge of Shinobi, today joins the SEGA Forever collection as a free-to-play mobile title with ad support. Those who are up to the challenge can now download the game released by SEGA Networks Inc., for free from the App Store for iPhone and iPad and Google Play Store for Android devices. Players who wish to experience the games without ads can remove them for a one-time in app purchase priced at $1.99.
  • The Elder Scrolls: Legends, the strategy card game based on the award-winning Elder Scrolls series, is now available to download for free on iOS and Android. Featuring a new streamlined interface designed to take advantage of smaller screen sizes, now is the perfect time to jump into the fray. For players just joining the action, the recently-launched Heroes of Skyrim expansion based on fan-favorite characters, lore, and abilities from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim added more than 150 new cards to collect, plus new mechanics, powerful abilities, and more.
  • Adventure Time Run: The Ooo Expedition (no link at press time), a new lane runner set in the bright, cheerful world of Cartoon Network’s fan-favorite TV series Adventure Time, launched today for mobile devices. The game is free to download with in-app purchases on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch through the App Store, as well as Android devices via Google Play.
  • In ROME: Total War – Alexander, become Alexander the Great and lead your Greek kingdom of Macedon against the all-powerful Persian Empire. Buy ROME: Total War – Alexander for $4.99 from the App Store to live with courage and die leaving an everlasting flame.
  • WonderPlanet, Inc., has a major crossover that brings THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 characters to Crash Fever in a special crossover event taking place in-game from July 28 through August 4, 2017. The THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 crossover event will feature a spectacle of limited edition Hatchers, new quests, character voices, music, plus specially-priced packs, ticket Hatchers, and more.
  • Deep Silver FISHLABS and Power Up Game Studio have announced the release of Jumping Joe!’s large-scale content update, “Cats vs. Politicians,” on the App Store and Google Play. The free expansion introduces two novel groups of characters to the game. First, there are the powerful men and women that seemingly rule the world (Politicians), and second, there are the furry creatures that actually pull the strings in the background (Cats).
  • Brave Frontier’s mega 2017 Brave Summer Festival celebrations are now in place. Besides enjoying the sun, sea and sand, players can now boost their Omni units to Omni+ levels with the Omni+ Boost Expansion which allows players to unlock up to three tiers of Omni+ levels with special materials. Each tier will unlock a higher limit for the unit’s raised stats and skill points (SP) and over 100 Omni units will be available for the Omni+ Boost.

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