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iOS and Android Game of the Week - your vote needed
by Anthony Usher 20/12/2012
Product: Game of the Week
Manufacturer: Steel Media
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Each week, thousands of new games hit the iOS App Store and Google Play on Android. Trying to separate the wheat from the chaff is a tough job, and no mistake.

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

But, we want to know what YOU think.

Today, we're asking you to pick the best game that was released on iOS and Android this week (from some nominations), and then we'll present that winner in an article next Monday.

There are loads of places to vote. Leave a comment on this article, reply to our Game of the Week tweet, vote on Facebook, or just say the game's name over and over in your head while rubbing your temples.

The nominations

Pyraplex (Android)

Turn a barren pyramid into a thriving hub of shops and attractions, and pull in rich punters from faraway civilisations in Kairosoft's latest simulation.
Pudding Monsters (iPhone, iPad, Android)

In ZeptoLab's latest puzzler, you're tasked with sliding monsters across a grid-based map in order to combine them with their wibbly-wobbly brethren.  
RAD Soldiers (iPhone, iPad)

Assemble a crack team of hardened gun-toting soldiers and throw them into furious turn-based battles against your friends and other players from around the world.
Respawnables (iPhone, iPad)

Complete more than 100 single-player missions or jump into a multiplayer bout and wipe out waves of colourful opponents in this Team Fortress 2-inspired third-person shooter.
Anomaly Korea (iPhone, iPad)

East Asia has been ravaged by machines. This reverse tower defence title sees you take command of a small squad of soldiers as you attempt to reclaim your homeland by force.
Karateka (iPhone, iPad)

Rescue Mariko from the evil warlord Akuma and show your enemies who's boss in this remake of a classic 1984 side-scrolling beat-'em-up.  
Ravensword: Shadowlands (iPhone, iPad)

This gorgeous Unity-powered action-RPG has you traverse a vast and detailed world in search of clues that will help you solve the mysteries of the Kingdom of Tyreas.
Final Fantasy IV (iPhone, iPad)

Follow Red Wing captain Cecil and his sidekick Kain as they embark on a fantasy quest full of exploration, treasures, and turn-based battles against nasty monsters and beasties. 
Penny Arcade The Game (iPhone, iPad)

Play as Gabe, Tycho, and other classic characters from the popular Penny Arcade web comic in this action-packed card-based battler.
The Journey Down: Chapter One (iPhone, iPad)

In this point-and-click adventure, you take control of a gas station worker called Bwana as he attempts to uncover a missing journal and reveal the true fate of his long-lost father, Captain Kaonandodo.
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