Everything you need to know about Antihero for iPhone and iPad

Feels like only yesterday it was Wednesday. Probably because it was. Now it’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to give you the low down on the one new game on the App Store that you should definitely be playing this week.

It’s fair to say that it hasn’t been the most exciting week for releases, but that’s always the case in the post Christmas lull. Still, there has been some wheat among the chaff, including the really rather excellent game I’m going to recommend to you today.

As usual, click on the emboldened name of the game below to download it. And if you’d like to share your own, no doubt very deep and meaningful, thoughts, feel free to do it in the comments section at the bottom of the article.

Antihero

Antihero is a digital board game that’s all about building up your own criminal empire in a cartoony version of Victorian London. You burgle houses, recruit new members to your gang, and try and outsmart the other players with guile, trickery, and poisoned knives.

There’s a simplicity to the game that makes it really easy to get to grips with, but underneath that there’s a good deal of strategy and depth that you can really get your big ol’ gnashers into. Which is the sort of thing we all like to do I’m sure you’ll agree.

There’s a chunky single player campaign, as well as plenty of multiplayer options and skirmishes…

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Update: Antihero – Digital Board Game (Games)


Antihero – Digital Board Game 1.0.12

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 3.99, Version: 1.0 -> 1.0.12 (iTunes)

Description:

Become a feared and revered master thief in Antihero, a fast-paced digital board game. Use stealth, cunning, and the occasional assassination to build the most powerful thieves’ guild in this gas-lit Victorian underworld.

ONE GOAL. MANY FOES. Play through the story-driven campaign, skirmish against the AI, and jump online in casual and ranked PvP multiplayer.

CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS. Invite friends to play asynchronously or increase the pressure in a Live Match. Set up custom “House Rules” and tailor the game to your tastes!

TAKE OVER THE CITY. PROTECT WHAT’S YOURS. Infiltrate businesses, sneak into estates, set traps, and steal everything. The city’s riches are yours – if your opponent doesn’t take them first.

SNEAKERY, STABBERY & SKULDUGGERY! Upgrade your guild, recruit street urchins, hire thugs, start a gang… and bribe, blackmail and assassinate the opposition. There are many paths to the top.

MANAGE A HEALTHY ECONOMY. Spend your ill-gotten riches to hire new recruits, upgrade your thieving skills, and acquire deadly weapons. Gold is a thief’s best friend!

What’s New

– Improved load times
– Enabled the Character Pack shop in the main menu

Antihero – Digital Board Game

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