Pathfinder Duels is another officially licensed mobile title based on the popular physical RPG, Pathfinder, from Paizo Publishing. Pathfinder Adventures is the actual digital adaptation of Pazio's Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, while Pathfinder Duels is a collectible card game "inspired" by the Pathfinder Universe.
Apple has announced its Best of 2017 for the App Store. This year the winners for the best app and game were announced alongside the Trends of the Year. App Store editors identified "four breakout trends" in app culture such as AR (augmented reality), real-time multiplayer games, mental health and reading.
Apple introduced its ARKit for developers in iOS 11. The new technology allows iPhone and iPad owners to use their devices to interact with virtual objects digitally rendered over the real world. Developers have already created hundreds of apps and games making AR the top trend of 2017, according to Apple.
This list is not a reflection of all the games released to the App Store in 2017. Instead it is a list of the best games we played or reviewed this year. This means plenty of decent titles will be left off since we're not a gaming website and don't play every game released for iOS devices.
On Sunday Nintendo of America tweeted and official release date for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The game was originally expected to be released in March, but it was delayed until later in the year. Nintendo instead released Fire Emblem Heroes in February, making Animal Crossing its third iOS title, not counting Miitomo.
South Park: Phone Destroyer has landed on the App Store. The Ubisoft title is a real-time strategy, card collecting game. In the game you take on the role of the new kid who is famous for the amount of hours he spends on his phone. Cartman enlists you in a battle of Cowboys and Indians where you must lead different characters into combat against other characters from the fictional Colorado town.