This story is part of CNET’s coverage of Apple Arcade, including exclusive first looks at some of the new games.
added five more games on Friday to its new . Starting Friday, players can check out Inmost, ShockRods, Stela, Mind Symphony and Decoherence as part of Apple Arcade’s growing . The games are available on iPad, iPhone and Apple TV to start, with Mac coming later.
Here are more details on the five new games.
Publisher: Chucklefish Games
In this dark, story-driven platformer, you’ll explore every corner of an abandoned castle. You’ll fight enemies and a much greater evil. Inmost intertwines the journey of a knight fighting the forces of darkness, a lonely girl and a creature that feeds on sadness. All three characters are playable, according to Apple.
Publisher: Stainless Games
Fans of fast-paced, action racing games might groove on ShockRods. Whether you play with friends or solo, the goal is to win at any cost and cause maximum destruction. ShockRods has modes you’d expect to find on a shooter, like Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Capture the Flag. Shockball and Golden Ram are its more traditional race modes.
Publisher: Skybox Labs
Stela is about a woman witnessing a mysterious, ancient world come to an end and learning to survive. Players will navigate treacherous terrain, outsmart dangerous beasts through puzzles, and explore haunted towns and creepy forests in this adventure.
Publisher: Rogue Games
Mind Symphony sets its gameplay to music for an out-of-the-ordinary gaming experience. The game is designed to impact you emotionally and mentally, with the goal of actually making them feel better. If you play in Release Mode, enemy attacks are made in time with the soundtrack. You can also play in Calm Mode for a more soothing experience, which focuses more on the melody by matching the timing of the major melodic point, according to Apple.
The better you construct your robot in Decoherence, the more you stand a chance of winning. You build your bot with specific tactics to strengthen your winning strategy. Fight with your bot in multiplayer or play solo matches in the Entropy Tribunals. Think on your feet and be ready for anything.
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Originally published Oct. 11 at 6 a.m. PT.
Clarification, at 7:48 a.m. PT: The games will come to Mac in the future.