73 games currently in soft launch on iOS and Android

We’re super fortunate to see such an abundance of gorgeous games released per week, but it’s about time Pocket Gamer showed soft launched games a little love in list form. Ongoing, that is.

Without further ado, check out which titles are in soft launch right now.

Age of Magic

  • Publisher: Playkot Limited
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Canada, Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Turkey

Fight for the fate of the world in this turn-based RPG. Collect and upgrade heroes, battle against opponents in the arena, work through a grueling campaign, and maybe – just maybe – you’ll be the True Mage the prophecy was talking about.

Armed Heist

  • Publisher: Av SOZAP
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Sweden

If you’re into this sort of things, Armed Heist puts you right in the shoes of an A-Class criminal and lets you work through varying degrees of challenging ‘jobs’. Pull of heists, earn cash, and reap the rewards of your efforts. 

Armello

  • Publisher: League of Geeks
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Australia, New Zealand

Long-awaited and highly anticipated, the striking Armello is finally available for you to play on your iPhone/iPad. Enjoy the deep tactics of card games, the strategy of tabletop games, and the adventure of a marvelous RPG while trying to claim the throne of Armello. Others are right on your tail, mind you, so think smart.

Assassin’s Creed Rebellion

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, New Zealand

Join familiar faces in Assassin’s Creed Rebellion as Ezio, Aguilar, Shao Jun, and many more legendary assassins take centre stage in this strategy RPG. Build your brotherhood, plot and infiltrate the Templar strongholds, and save the world.

Badland Brawl

  • Publisher: Frogmind Games
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand

Badland Brawl is a physics-based PvP brawler which takes place in the BADLAND universe. Take on pals or enemies unknown in these real-time battles, build chain reactions by using cool combos and flawless timing, sling your clone units into the enemy’s to give them a wallop, and do whatever you must to bring your opponent’s tower down before yours. 

Battle Breakers

  • Publisher: Epic Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, Australia, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden

Assemble the ultimate team of super warriors and take back your planet in this tactical combat RPG.

Battle of Light

  • Publisher: NetEase Games/LongE Play
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore (iOS) Taiwan (Android)

Battle of Light (or the translated equivalent) is a new 3D MMORPG with a 360 degree freedom perspective and some pretty nifty-looking graphics. In it, you’ll find a dynamic combat system, real-time Raids, and a generally classic mobile gaming/social experience. 

Best Fiends Rivals

  • Publisher: Seriously
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Finland, Australia, Philippines

Loves puzzlers and playing against your friends? Get ready to be their worst enemy in Best Fiends Rivals. Compete with players from around the world, working through over 100 dastardly puzzles as you head for the City of Fiends.

Brawl Stars

  • Publisher: Supercell
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Canada

Brawl Stars is a real-time, 3-v-3 strategy game. Grab your pals, unlock a bunch of different game modes, and collect your winnings with grace…or, rub it in your foes’ face.

Card Smash: Tribes at War

  • Publisher: Heavyweight Rex
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Australia, Netherlands, Ireland, Finland, Philippines, and India

Card Smash is a real-time, CCG battler. In a world where tribes fight for supremacy, collect over 100 cards, build your ultimate deck, take on Daily Quests, and earn your place atop the League. 

Circle Breaker

  • Publisher: Motorious Entertainment
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Finland, Netherlands

This arcade game should keep you busy for a fair while. With over 700 levels to its name and multiple game modes, that’s a lot of bus trips and coffee breaks sorted. Swipe to rotate the circle and catch the ball before it scampers off.

Crazy Defense Heroes

  • Publisher: Animoca Brands
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: China, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

There’s a mix of things to do in this tower defence RPG as it meshes with the collectible card game genre. You’ll build up your tower, defend your territory, and collect over 90 cards, including Hero and Tower cards. If you’re not fussed on the 500+ levels to take on, there’ll also be daily and weekly challenges to hop on board with… if you think you’ve got what it takes. 

Dead Rivals

  • Publisher: Gameloft
  • Platform: iOS, Android
  • Country: Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand

Dead Rivals sews together action and MMORPG in the upcoming zombie-slaying ARPG. Take a journey through the desolate wastelands and crumbling cities, and discover the cause of the zombie virus as you band together with other survivors.

Dice Brawl: Captain’s League

  • Publisher: Idiocracy Inc.
  • Platform: Android
  • Country: Philippines, Canada

Build your team of scallywags and move around the Battle-board, using all means necessary to win the game. You’ll have a team of seven (a captain, a ship, and five crewman) as you dive into a world filled with pirates, elves, dragons, robots, and other beasts. 

Dungeon Hunter Champions

  • Publisher: Gameloft
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia,

Dungeon Hunter Champions is an RPG experience with a bit of a mix of flavours. Instead of the usual pathway, Gameloft’s decided to take Champions down a more communal route, meaning you’ve got a few ways to play with other folks.

Durango

  • Publisher: Nexon
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Korea/multiple

Durango is an open world MMORPG set in a primitive (and alternate) world where humans and dinosaurs live side-by-side, though not always in harmony. In order to survive the harsh world, you’ll have to use your wits, modern materials and technologies that made it over from the other world, and get a little ‘jungle’ smart to colonise your new environment.

Endless

  • Publisher: Brahma Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Taiwan

Endless is an upcoming exploration game based on the Yunnan national culture. With a decent mixture of action and puzzle-based play, there’s a fair bit going on in a seemingly simple package. Plus, a Shiba Inu.

Fall Tower!

  • Publisher: Gram Games
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Canada, Australia, Philippines, Denmark, Netherlands

Gram Games is back with another title, this time you’ve been placed atop a tower of coloured bricks. Your goal? To destroy the bricks below you and progress down the screen without losing balance. 

Farm On!

  • Publisher: Epix Entertainment
  • Platform: iOS/Android (Unreleased)
  • Country: Australia, Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Indonesia, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Singapore

Farm On! is a one-finger farm management game which can be played with utter ease. Everything has be simplified without sacrificing the fun of it, meaning you can play with ease while travelling, grabbing coffee, making dinner, riding a horse, whatever.

Firstborn: Kingdom Come

  • Publisher: Netmarble Games Corp.
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Australia, New Zealand, France, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands

Firstborn: Kingdom Come is a real-time strategy MMO where you have to take up your place on the throne and restore your kingdom’s former glory. Gather heroes, team up with friends, and fight against players across the globe.

Fortress of Champions

  • Publisher: Magic Fuel Games Inc. 
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, Netherlands, Sweden 

Fortress of Champions is an action-strategy game in which you use a strategically-chosen array of cards to build up your impenetrable fortress. Fill specific rooms full of traps and obstacles to defend and deter enemy raiders, and take down other players’ fortresses while you’re at it.

Friday the 13th – Killer Puzzle

  • Publisher: Blue Wizard Digital
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: US

Work through 100+ puzzles in Blue Wizard’s next isometric adventure. Play as the infamous Jason Voorhees as he slashes and slays his way through scores of unwitting teens, camp counselors, and more across the world. 
 

Galactic Frontline

  • Publisher: NetEase Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines

Escort vessels, collect and upgrade combat units, increase fleet power, and develop your tactical skills in this real-time space-based battler. 

Galak-Z: Variant Mobile

  • Publisher: GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc.
  • Platform: iOS, Android
  • Country: Philippines, New Zealand, Australia

Galak-Z: Variant Mobile is a space-shooting, action RPG which throws you straight into intense galactic combat. Battle space pirate, squish space bugs, fight Dark Droids, and generally wreak havoc on the bad guys of the universe. 

Griddler

  • Publisher: Scott Rombach
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Denmark

Griddler is an addictive, strategic puzzler where you’ve got to fill in the grid as fast a humanly possible to earn the best score. You’ll never run out of levels unless you’re totally addicted since it’s all randomly generated, and the game grows more difficult as you get better at it. Ain’t that swell?

Guardians: A Torchlight Game

  • Publisher: Perfect World Games
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Australia

Set in the same universe as the popular Torchlight PC series, G:ATG lets you play through all-new adventures, meet new characters, fight in new dungeons, fight together with friends, find/raise your own favourite pets, enjoy tons of randomised roguelike elements, and more.

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

  • Publisher: Jam City
  • Platform: Android
  • Country: Various (not specified)

Get ready to start your Hogwarts journey in this magical RPG. Combining dialogue-based narrative gameplay, a little bit of a point-and-click adventure, and your usual RPG elements, it’s time for you to grow into the best witch/wizard you can. Take classes, solve mysteries, and for the love of god don’t burn your eyebrows off. 

Harvest Frenzy

  • Publisher: Kongregate
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines

If you just love training that green thumb of yours, Harvest Frenzy is a time-management game all about growing food and serving it to people. 

Hello Hero: Epic Battle

  • Publisher: Fincon Co. Ltd. 
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines

After the original battle for Armon a new group of Heroes must join forces with the old ones, and together take on the dark forces of Keronic. You’ve got tons of modes and over 100 customisable Heroes to collect, so best put some time aside to dive in.

Idlemart!

  • Publisher: Gram Games
  • Platform: iOS 
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand 

Build up your idle empire with nothing but your phone as Idlemart! brings all of the relaxing gameplay of a casual game with some strategic notes just for good measure. Improve and build as much as you can and see just where your hard work will take you.

Idle Park!

  • Publisher: Gram Games
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand

Ever wanted to create and manage your own theme park on mobile? Now’s your chance as you pick rides and keep up with current trends to get that cash flow going. No one likes old, run down funfairs, anyway… except ghosts. 

Last Day Alive

  • Publisher: Glu Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android (Unreleased)
  • Country: Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Germany

Ooo, zombie games are always fun on mobile so why not grab a shotgun, an AK, a studded bat, a knife, a grenade, some ninja stars, a petrol bomb, a flamethrower, a lawnmower…okay I’m making things up now. It’s your job to save trapped survivors from the horde, so fight well young pup. 

Legends Reborn

  • Publisher: Bandai Namco
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, Thailand, Romania, Vietnam

What better than an RPG? An RPG featuring some of your favourite heroes/creatures in history and lore? Yeah, I guess that. Whether you want to play as Mulan, Dracula, Joan of Arc, or King Arthur, the power is in your hands. Build your ultimate squad and command them in tactical, turn-based combat. 

Lemmings

  • Publisher: Sad Puppy
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Philippines

Remember Lemmings? The adorable and slightly malicious puzzler about getting a bunch of lemmings from one end of the level to the other without killing them? Yeah, it’s been reimagined for mobile and looks pretty swanky.  

Lordmancer II

  • Publisher: Active Games 
  • Platform: Android
  • Country: Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Belarus

Lordmancer II is an upcoming MMORPG with sychronised PvP battles. Though it’s currently soft-launched in a few areas on Google Play, it’ll also be coming to iOS. 

Mad Rocket: Fog of War

  • Publisher: Ratatat Studio
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, Singapore, Sweden

This strategic battler is inspired by classics like Minesweeper and Battleship, so you can probably expect how the gameplay’s going to be. Fully customise your own base, choose your own tools of destruction, and let rockets rain upon the bases of your enemies in a tide of ultimate destruction. 

MapleStory Blitz

  • Publisher: NEXON Company
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Australia, Malaysia, Philippines

Originally a side-scrolling RPG, now you’ll get to help guide MapleStory‘s Heroes through real-time, strategic combat. Command heroes and monsters and set them against your enemies in speedy matches, and combine them to create the biggest, boldest decks. 

MARVEL Strike Force

  • Publisher: FoxNext Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Canada, New Zealand

Build your own Avengers (essentially) in this strategic 5v5 battler, and form a team of powerful Marvel superheroes and villains to save Earth. You’ll have to think tactically and bring the right guys to the fight, or face painful, agonising failure.
 

Merge Factory!

  • Publisher: Gram Games/Day One Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, Netherlands, Singapore

Unlike a lot of Merge games, Merge Factory! requires you to be a little more strategic in order to get the most efficient production output possible. Manage your assembly line, merging them to make them bigger and better, and tap to speed them up. 

Merge Fish!

  • Publisher: Gram Games/Day One Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android [INACTIVE]
  • Country: Canada, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand

Following the path of Gram Games’ other titles, you’ll have to match and merge fish to get the most XP possible. The more impressive your fish tank, the more currency you’ll earn, and the more fish you’ll be able to buy.

Merge Gems!

  • Publisher: Gram Games/Day One Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Canada, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand

Match and merge gems together to make them even more magnificent in this, the latest title from Gram Games. The fast you tap, the faster the gems will appear, and maybe you might just get a new sort of gem to work with. 

Merge Kingdom!

  • Publisher: Gram Games
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand

Merge Kingdom! is an isometric puzzler in which you have to match objects together to heal a decimated, blackened landscape.

Mighty Party: Heroes of Clash

  • Publisher: Panoramik Ltd.
  • Platform: Android
  • Country: Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, and CIS countries

As a mixture of turn-based RPG with card-battle elements, Mighty Party needs you to collect, evolve, and train your party and take on other players in tile-based tactical combat. 
 

MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018

  • Publisher: Glu Games
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Canada

As the name would suggest, it’s all about managing your team of elite baseball stars, climbing up the leaderboard, playing some choice games, and winning the season like a champ. Join friends, take part in events, and more.
  

My Tamagotchi Forever

  • Publisher: Bandai Namco
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Canada

If you ever wanted to get the digital pet, Tamagotchi, on your phones and tablets now’s your chance. Complete with a graphical upgrade, you can now enjoy that feeling of responsibility all over again in this new digital world, and even projected into your own home in AR.

Nova Wars

  • Publisher: NEXON Company
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam

Enjoy fast-paced PvP combat with high-tech units in this sci-fi galactic battler. Build up your ultimate deck with offensive and defensive cards and upgrade them to become king/queen of the battlefield. 

Nyjah Huston: #Skatelife

  • Publisher: Hugo Games A/S
  • Platform: iOS (launched worldwide on Android)
  • Country: Canada, Denmark, UK, Australia, New Zealand

Skate alongside Nyjah Huston in his first official skateboarding event. Grind, grab, shred, pop, and flip your way through all sorts of tricks and maybe even beat the skateboarding champ. 

PAC-MAN Maker

  • Publisher: Bandai Namco
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Canada

Ever wanted to make your own PAC-MAN levels? Now’s your shot as the classic arcade game gives you the opportunity, ghosts and all. Change the wall colours, build your devious mazes, and feel free to laugh maliciously as other players struggle to beat it. 
 

Paladins Strike

  • Publisher: Hi-Rez Studios
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Australia

Built for mobile combat, this intense MOBA-like features real-time 5-v-5 battles, more than 15 Paladins characters, multiple game modes, and an exciting fantasy world to explore/fight through. 

Protostrike

  • Publisher: Level Eight
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden

Engage players from across the globe in real-time combat in this fast-paced online arena shooter. Choose your hero, arm yourself to the teeth, and wreak havoc throughout all three minutes of the bite-sized matches. 
 

Quantum Siege

  • Publisher: Armada Interactive Oy
  • Platform: iOS/Android (Unreleased)
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Sweden

Unlock the power of the Quantum Gates, liberate Earth, and defeat the time-traveling Architects in this ambitious PvP battler.

Raziel Dungeon Arena

  • Publisher: Guangzhou DiShiTian Software
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Australia, New Zealand, Singapore

Fight through dungeons in this gritty, fast-paced ARPG stuffed full of bad guys, bosses, gear, and loot. 

Returners

  • Publisher: NEXON Company
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines

Enjoy real-time 5-vs-5 battles with some of your favourite historical, mythical, and legendary figures. Fancy pitting Robin Hood against Cleopatra? What about Hercules against Mozart? It can be done.

Rocksmith

  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platform: iPad
  • Country: Canada

Ever wanted to learn guitar or bass? This may be a good way to do it as Ubisoft offers up four free songs and unlimited access to interactive lessons/practice tools in the Rocksmith style. You can purchase additional songs as optional IAPs.

Royal House Slots

  • Publisher: King
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Netherlands, Malaysia

You can probably tell from the title, but RHS is an all-new slots game which lets you play just for fun. Plus, when you partake for the first time you’ll get 100,000 coins to welcome you in. 

Sdorica

  • Publisher: Rayark International Ltd
  • Platform: iOS/Android 
  • Country: Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore

Play as a ‘Watcher’ in this RPG puzzler and take on a series of challenging foes as you delve deeper into a rich, beautifully animated story. 

Shadowgun Legends

  • Publisher: MADFinger Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Netherlands

Live your ultimate celebrity life and take on hordes of raging aliens while you’re at it in this anxiously-awaited sci-fi shooter. Customise your warrior and join your pals online in intense PvP multiplayer.

Shotonline Golf:WC

  • Publisher: WEBZEN
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Canada

Show off your golf skills in real-time matches, both in-game and by partaking in friendly matches against Facebook friends. Train your shot senses, upgrade your clubs, and be the very best you can possibly be. 
 

Sky

  • Publisher: thatgamecompany
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Philippines

Play this new social adventure together with your friends and family as you’ll take to the skies and explore a stunning world together. Come together as a group to spread light to areas of darkness where it’s needed most, and solve puzzles along the way. 

Soap Dodgem

  • Publisher: Zsolt Fabian
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: New Zealand

Whoever knew that cleaning could be this much fun? Slip and slide your soap squad to clean up the evil mold creatures standing in your way. With 100 levels to get through and more sitting in the Cloud, make sure you’ve got your gloves and sponges ready.  

Space Pioneer

  • Publisher: Vivid Games S.A.
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines, Malaysia

Play as a bounty hunter in this space exploration RPG and discover new planets, chart new worlds, and shoot whatever and whoever gets in your way.

SPILLZ

  • Publisher: Kwalee
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Argentina, Brazil, Netherlands, Philippines, Vietnam

SPILLZ is an entertaining and interesting new puzzler where your one and only goal is to remove blocks and get your container on the ground. Oh, if only it were that simple. You’ve also got to try to the container’s belly-full on balls from scattering all over the place, so good luck with that. 

Sprouts: Creature Clash

  • Publisher: NEXON
  • Platform: iOS [INACTIVE]/Android
  • Country: Philippines

Ever thought of mixing match-three puzzlers with real-time battles? Sprouts has. 

Go up against other players and put your fighting skills to the ultimate test. Accompanied by different colourful characters, level up your allies and use their skills to your advantage before taking on your foes in arena battles. 

Star Away!

  • Publisher: Futureplay
  • Platform: iOS/Android (Unreleased)
  • Country: Finland, Ireland, Thailand

Star Away! is a simulation/lifestyle game where you’ll try to get millions of likes and followers on FameTube. In the same boat as games like PewDiePie’s Tuber Simulator, the aim of the game here is to get as big as you can and, y’know, rise to stardom. 

Stellar: Galaxy Commander

  • Publisher: King
  • Platform: iOS (Currently INACTIVE)
  • Country: Indonesia, Netherlands, Philippines

In this strategic battler, Stellar: Galaxy Commander pits you against unknown enemies as you try to become the greatest space Commander of all time – hence the name.

Torchlight: The Legend Continues

  • Publisher: Efun Games Co.,Ltd.
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines

This one may have been a bit up in the air, but it’s still going somewhere on the web. Originally released on iOS in China, this dungeon-crawling ARPG picks at various different parts that makes Torchlight great on PC, and succeeds in a few areas… sort of. 

Trade Island

  • Publisher: Game Insight
  • Platform: iOS
  • Country: Lithuania, Philippines

Trade Island is a Tycoon-style game where you try and break into the big league on a tropical island. To get rich you’ll have to build stuff, farm stuff, sell stuff, and trade stuff to become a successful business person. 

Trito’s Adventure

  • Publisher: FredBear Games
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Canada, Britain, Indonesia, Ireland, Singapore, Ukraine

In a land where Gods and Legends reign, it’s up to you to help Trito, the son of Poseidon, to help save his family from an evil Sea Witch. Work your way through colourful match-three puzzlers, use boosters, and save your fishy friends along the way.

Westworld

  • Publisher: Warner Bros. 
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Philippines (iOS) / Thailand, Denmark, Finland, Malaysia, Norway, Sweden (Android)

Build your very own park to control in this building sim. Create and evolve AI hosts, meet the needs of human appetites, and prove yourself as an employee to gain access to the park in very special ways. 

Winions: Mana Champions

  • Publisher: Nexon M Inc.
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Sweden

Winions: Mana Champions is a collectible card base defender as you use various traps, turrets, and more to help deter the opposing team. Oh, and a you’ve got the help of a guardian dragon, so that’s pretty neat.

Word Domination

  • Publisher: MAG Interactive
  • Platform: iOS/Android
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Sweden, Thailand

Love Scrabble? Looking for a new word game to play? You might want to keep an eye on this one as it offers up a fast paced and addictive real-time game that cuts out the waiting time. 

World of Evolution

  • Publisher: Dikobraz Games
  • Platform: iPad
  • Country: Australia, Canada, Britain, New Zealand, Philippines 

Ever wanted to play God? Well, now you can. In World of Evolution, you can erect mountains and volcanoes, grow great forests, create vasts plains of sand, and golden fields across the world. You can also build up your own civilisation of people, creating life from ancient through to space-age.
 

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