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iOS News: Galaxy Trucker Screens Warp In, Survive: Escape From Atlantis Nearly Here, Legion Marches Onto iPad, Ravensburger Sale Continues and more...

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Galaxy Trucker Screenshots
In our previous coverage of Toy Fair 2013, we mentioned that Czech Games Edition was bringing Galaxy Trucker to iOS this summer. Well, CGE just sent us the first screenshots and they look impressive! Not sure how the simultaneous pulling of chits will work in this one, but hopefully we'll have more on that in the coming weeks.

Survive: Escape From Atlantis Coming Next Month
Owen at Pockettactics talked to Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games and learned that the iOS and Android version of Survive: Escape from Atlantis! should be arriving in the first week of April.

Legion Arrives on iPad
Slitherine Ltd. has released Legion for iPad and has put the game on sale for 50% off its regular price for the next two weeks. Legion is a turn-based strategy game set in ancient Rome, where players manage cities, allocate workers and train armies. Legion is available for iPad only, currently costs $4.99USD, and is available on the App Store.

Ravensburger's March Sale Strikes Again
First is was The aMAZEing Labyrinth and then Puerto Rico HD. The latest iOS game that Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH is putting on sale for their March promotion is FiTS by Reiner Knizia. You can get FITS for iOS Universal for $0.99USD on the App Store.

Abalone Comes to iOS and Android
The classic abstract, Abalone Classic, from designers Michel Lalet and Laurent Levi will be released for iOS and Android on March 21. The digital version boasts single-player vs. AI, pass-and-play multiplayer, and a 60 level challenge mode. It also includes over 30 official variations with names like Swiss Daisy and Fujiyama. You can also create your own boards with the included level editor. The game will be priced at $2.99USD.

Marble Sumo Released
Speaking of Abalone Classic, BGG user Michal Lyczek has released an Abalone-style game for iOS called Marble Sumo. the game includes single-player vs. AI and multiplayer via pass-and-play or online via Game Center. Marble Sumo is for iOS Universal, costs $0.99USD and is available on the App Store.

Frantic Frankfurt Updated
The iOS Universal version of Frantic Frankfurt was updated last week to include online multiplayer and support for iPhone 5. Frantic Frankfurt is a simultaneous action card game and it's also FREE so it won't hurt to give it a try. You can pick up Frantic Frankfurt on the App Store.
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