Big Game Night: Valiant Hearts, Mikey Boots, and More

Wednesday is Big Game Night for iOS gamers because each hump day at 11 p.m. EST is when most of the week’s biggest games hit the U.S. App Store. This week we have a fantastic-looking line-up for fans of a variety of genres. Check out our picks below.

All Star Quarterback

With the NFL season officially kicking into gear this week, why not get into the zone by playing a quarterback sim? In it, you go from a lowly nobody to a first-string QB by working out, managing trades, getting sponsers, and the like. Sounds neat.

Price: Free
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Battle Riders

Fact: The world needs more vehicular combat games. Fact: Battle Riders is a rad-looking vehicular combat game. That’s good enough for me.

Price: $1.99
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Duke Dashington

In this retro-style side-scroller, you control a distinguished adventurer who can only move by dashing. Each level takes up one screen, and you have to dash from point A to point B without dying. If the controls work, this could be a lot of fun.

Price: $1.99
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Mikey Boots

Here’s a no-brainer. If you like side-scrolling platformers even a little, grab this game tonight. If you’re on the fence, read our glowing reviews of Mikey Shorts and Mikey Hooks, or better yet — play them.

Price: $1.99
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Turtle Totem

This here is a turtle stacking game that involves laxatives and tons of turtle poop. If that doesn’t sell you on it, I don’t know what will.

Price: Free
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Valiant Hearts is an unusual war game in that you don’t spend most of your time running around shooting people. This adventure game tells the personal stories of four people making their way across Europe during WWI. It was well received on PC, and we expect it to be just as good on iOS.

Price: $4.99
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