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[Update] The PG Readers' iOS and Android Game of the Week - your vote needed
By Wesley Copeland 21 October 2013
Game Name: Game of the Week | Manufacturer: Steel Media Ltd | Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Updated on October 21st at 12:20: The votes have been tallied, the tally has been checked, the check has been vetted, and the vetted check has been checked by a vet to make sure the vetting was correct, and I can now announced that this week's winner is Fist of Awesome.

The game is all about punching bears in the face. You also punch some deer and moose, but bears bear the brunt of your rage as you travel through time to try and fix the future.

Punches and kicks are handled with some clever swipes and taps, and your specially powered-up fist can unleash some painful justice by holding a finger on the screen.

The pixel-art graphics are great, the sound effects are wondrous, and the jokes come thick and fast in this side-scrolling romp through a bear-infested universe.

At review we gave the game a Bronze Award and said that "it's beautifully put together and full of laughs, but the violence in Fist of Awesome gets old a little too quickly."

You can grab the game from the App Store for £2.49 / $3.99 [buy] or from the Google Play Store for £2.50 / $3.78 [buy].



Every week, thousands of new games hit the iOS App Store and Google Play on Android. Trying to find the diamonds in the rough is no easy task, let us assure you.

We like to think we do a pretty good job with our news articles, mid-week round-ups, expert reviews, and comprehensive features, mind.

But, now we want to know what YOU think.

Today, we're going to ask you to pick the best game that was released on iOS and Android from the past week (from the nominations below), and then we'll announce the winner in a glamorous article next Monday.

There are loads of places to vote. Leave a comment at the bottom of this article; answer the poll on Facebook; or create a time machine, head to the future, find out who wins, return to the present day, and shamelessly cast your vote accordingly.

The nominations
Fist of Awesome (iPad, iPhone, Android)

After his home is burnt to the ground, Tim Burr goes on a trek across time and lays the smackdown on some bears.
 
DEVICE 6 (iPad, iPhone)

What happens when a puzzle game, a novella, some geography, and neuroscience 'meet' in a game designer's workshop? DEVICE 6.
 
Batman Arkham Origins (iPad, iPhone)

If you fancy donning the Batsuit and enjoy punching baddies repeatedly in the face, then this is the game for you.
 
D&D: Arena of War (iPad, iPhone)

In this first free-to-play Dungeons and Dragons game, you have to battle through the Forgotten Realms. Good luck.
 
Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle: Part 1 (iPad, iPhone)

When Brian and Gina get separated, Brian won't stop searching until he finds his beloved in this stylish puzzle game.
 
Dead Effect (iPad, iPhone, Android)

Mass Effect and Call of Duty made sweet love to a zombie and out popped mobile first-person shooter Dead Effect.
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