Top 15 mobile games of 2012

Here are 15 mobile games released this past year that will thrill, delight, and entertain you for weeks and months to come, chosen from an overwhelmingly large number of mobile gaming apps available in both iOS and Android app stores.

Marvel Heroes needs more humanity, more warmth, and more MMO

I just ran around Hell’s Kitchen with Iron Man. Man, were we faced a lot of muggers and dudes with automatic rifles. Oh, and Electro. Can’t forget him. I fought him for about 15 minutes, grinding his health down to the halfway point, fighting him and waves of annoying muggers, when Iron Man showed up. We kicked Electro’s ass. Then I died, since a mugger snuck up behind me and shot me with an automatic weapon.

Donuts and penguins are weapons of war When Vikings Attack (review)

Grab your giant donut or ice cream truck and get ready to stand up and throw it for your country. Vikings are attacking, see, and it’s up to the citizens of 1970s Britain to fight back. With the assistance of The Department of Vikings, you must guide your little vigilante circle around increasingly wacky environments like The Farm, The Pipe Factory, The Museum, Up On The Roof, and, ultimately, Viking Island itself.

Wii Fit U will make you sweatier, livelier, and happier

Or so says Chief Operations Officer of Nintendo America, Regi Fils-Aime. After selling 43 million copies of Wii Fit on the original Wii system, Nintendo isn’t resting on their laurels. Showing off their new gaming console, Wii U, and the revolutionary controller, the Wii U Gamepad at Electronic Entertainment Expo this morning, Nintendo treated the audience to a preview of their new title, Wii Fit U, which makes heavy use of the Wii U Game Pad as well as a new item, an keychain-sized module, called the Fit Meter

Game of Thrones Ascent aims to please fans with a Facebook game (exclusive)

Game startup Disruptor Beam has announced today the first Facebook game based on the award-winning novels by George R.R. Martin and the award-winning television show on HBO. Titled Game of Thrones Ascent, it is slated for an unspecified “future release” on Facebook. The developer plans to impress fans of the show and books alike with an authenticity and close-hewn relationship to the story-lines and characters of the popular series.