Here are the best new iPhone games out and on sale now!

Here’s what’s new in iOS gaming this week!

Every Thursday I go on a quest to find all the the notable new games released on the App Store release over the week, but instead of taking all the gold and experience for myself, I pass my knowledge onto you! Whether you’re looking for new games, games on-sale, or wondering if your favorite game got a big update, I’ll break down all the notable iOS gaming news for you!

New games of the week

Need something new and shiny? Every week tons of games hit the App Store and I keep track so you don’t have to; here’s the notable releases for this week.


Have you ever wanted to travel back in time and change the outcome of your life? That’s exactly what Causality allows you to do!

Causality is a puzzle game about manipulating time. You’ll travel across alien landscapes and help a group of stranded astronauts find their way across the levels. As you travel back in time you will need to work “past selves” and solve the puzzles in each level.

With over 50 hazardous levels this time-warping adventure puzzler will have your screaming for your Tardis!

$1.99 – Download Now

Slayaway Camp (17+)

As a former camp counselor, Slayaway is like my worst nightmare turned into a game. You’ll play as Skullface, a twisted killer who is hell bent on slashing up all the camp counselors at Camp Slayaway. By sliding the blocky killer around each level, you need to avoid the cops and slice and dice your way through this black comedy that pays tribute to the 80s horror films that inspired it.

With over a hundred levels to complete, this killer puzzle game proves that no one is safe!

$2.99 – Download Now

If you have fond memories of playing Where’s Waldo when you were a kid, promises to bring that magic back.

The quirky hand drawings come to life as you tap around the screen to find the characters hidden within each level. You’ll need to turn over boxes, cut through shrubs, knock on doors, and even poke some wildlife to find all the folks that are hiding in plain sight!

With over 120 targets to find, you’ll spend plenty of time squinting at your iPhone screen trying to find them all!

$ 3.99 – Download Now

Games on sale this week

Good things come to those who wait! Every week games go on sale and you can take advantage of great savings. Here’s the notable sales of this week.

Pandemic: The Board Game

The popular board game Pandemic pits you against the clock as you race around the world to prevent a deadly virus from ending civilization as we know it!Play from a selection of different roles as your team — which can be 2 – 4 players — needs to find ways to work together using your abilities to stop the spread of the virus.With three different difficulty settings, the game is perfect for newcomers and seasoned veterans alike.

$2.99 – Download Now

Mysterium: The Board Game

Yet another fantastic board game on sale this week, Mysterium can be yours for only $2.99.

Set in the 1920s, Mysterium is a cooperative board game that challenges you to solve a murder with the help of a ghost! You can play as the ghost, who is dropping clues to the other players or as one of the physics who needs to interpret the “vision cards” to figure out what happened.

Compatible to play online with up to seven players on all platforms — tablet, phone, and computer. Plus, solo play with AI, so you can play Mysterium any time you want!

$2.99 – Download Now

Motorsport Manager

Take to the track and manage your racing team! Hire a driver, build your car from the ground up with parts, and select your pitstop crew with caution.

Race across the world to win championships and stay on top of the racing totem pole, in this beautiful looking simulator.

Free – Download Now

Updates of the week

Games are constantly being updated with new features, bug fixes, and gameplay tweaks. Here’s the notable updates for this week.

Pokémon Go: Gen 2 Pokémon are finally here! A total of 80 new Pokémon from the Johto region are now available to be caught including Totodile, Cyndaquil, and Chikorita! Plus, there are a ton of new customization options for your avatars and new berries to help you catch Pokémon.

iMore’s very own Pokémon Master Rene Ritchie has all the details!!

If for some reason you haven’t got caught up in the Pokémon Go phenomenon, now is your chance to hit the ground running.

Free – Download Now

Fire Emblem Heroes: Nintendo’s popular strategy RPG just added new heroes to the summoning pool! You can now summon popular siblings from the franchise such as Ephraim and Eirika from Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones! Plus, Nintendo also added three new paralogue missions in all three difficulties which means there is nine more Orbs for you to collect!

Free – Download Now

Luke’s game of the week.

There is so many games in the App Store and I’m on a quest to play them all, which means I’m always playing a different game each week. Whether it’s brand new or a classic game I’ll let you know what has my attention!

Milkmaid of the Milky Way

$3.99 – Download Now

This cute but weird point-and-tap adventure game took me by surprise and what seems like a very bland story about a Norwegian milkmaid, quickly becomes the story of a young woman saving an entire alien race from an evil dictatorship.

The game is absolutely gorgeous. The landscapes in the background look like paintings you find in a museum and the music and sound effects are just as whimsical as the story.

A unique design quality of Milkmaid of the Milky Way is the all the text and dialogue in the game rhymes. As I played through the game I found myself tickled with joy as I was reading everything with the cadence of a Dr. Suess audiobook.

Asking $3.99 for a 3 – 4-hour long story that has zero replayability is kind of steep, but I would still strongly urge you to check it out if you like story-driven adventures. The writing is solid and being contained into such a small amount of time means the game doesn’t get boring or drag on too long.

Read my full review of Milkmaid of the Milky Way

Other games you saw this week?

Did I miss anything? Anything you’re particularly excited about this week? Let me know in the comments!

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