On iOS: GTA 3, Kinectimals, Sonic CD, Tintin, Monkey Island Tales 2, Marathon 2

From today you can play these new iOS games for iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad via the iTunes App Store.

Here’s an overview of what iOS games Apple announced:

Content: Grand Theft Auto 3
Price: $4.99
Description: Welcome to Liberty City. Where it all began. Rockstar Games celebrates the 10th anniversary of one of the most influential games of all time. With stellar voice acting, a darkly comic storyline, a stunning soundtrack and revolutionary open-world gameplay, Grand Theft Auto III is the game that defined the open world genre for a generation.

The critically acclaimed blockbuster Grand Theft Auto III comes to mobile devices, bringing to life the dark and seedy underworld of Liberty City. With a massive and diverse open world, a wild cast of characters from every walk of life and the freedom to explore at will, Grand Theft Auto III puts the dark, intriguing and ruthless world of crime at your fingertips.

Content: Kinectimals
Price: $2.99
Description: This irresistible mobile experience gives you the chance to use your phone to visit the island of Lemuria and play with, care for and fall in love with your very own cub. Bring your pet with you wherever you go! If you’ve already experienced Kinectimals on Kinect for Xbox 360, your phone becomes the key to unlocking five new cubs on your console. Stand-alone mobile game features Kinectimals’ signature visual quality, delightful animation and brand new ways to play with your cub!

Content: Sonic CD
Price: $2.59
Description: It’s time to usher the past into the future in this enhanced recreation of Sonic CD! Featuring Retina Display, achievements, leaderboards and both the US and Japanese soundtracks, experience the epic adventure through time that introduced the world to Amy Rose and Eggman’s most evil creation, Metal Sonic.

Sonic travels to the distant shores of Never Lake for the once-a-year appearance of Little Planet – a mysterious world where past, present, and future collide through the power of the Time Stones that lie hidden within it. Sonic arrives only to find the once beautiful world imprisoned beneath a twisted metallic shell. His arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman, has come for the Time Stones and with them, will soon have the power to control time itself! In order to put an end to Dr. Eggman’s nefarious schemes, Sonic must use the power of Little Planet to travel through time; breaking Dr. Eggman’s hold over the future by destroying his machines in the past and recovering the missing Time Stones!

Content: The Adventures of Tintin – The Secret of the Unicorn – The Game
Price: $6.99
Description: Explore the exciting world of The Adventures of Tintin in the official iPhone & iPad game of the movie! Treasure and adventure await those who seek to unravel the Secret of the Unicorn!

* Sneak your way past guards, engage in a swordfight, pilot a plane, solve puzzles, race a camel and discover many more exciting experiences.
* Tintin can’t do this alone! He’ll need the help of his friends. You’ll take control of his dog Snowy, Captain Haddock and even the legendary Sir Francis Haddock during the great Age of Pirates.
* Players of all ages will enjoy the game. Accessible controls allow you to easily interact with the environment. With just a swipe of your finger (or a tilt of your device), you’ll be exploring the world, collecting items, and fighting off villains.
* Every building and character was carefully recreated in stunning 3D graphics that perfectly matches the style of the movie. See for yourself what it’s like to walk through Marlinspike Mansion, the desert, and the Karaboudjan ship.

Content: Monkey Island Tales 2 (only iPhone 3GS generation or later)
Price: $6.49
Description: In “Monkey Island Tales: Episode 2 – The Siege of Spinner Cay”, Guybrush’s adventures continue on the high seas as pox-plagued pirates lay siege to the innocent Mer-People. In between defending and dodging the persistent pirate hunter hot on his trail, Guybrush manages to catch up to his beloved wife and despised arch-nemesis — but their reunion is short-lived. Now Guybrush must focus on eradicating the Pox of LeChuck before more harm can be done. And as the Mighty Pirate draws closer to a cure, the waters will only grow murkier in this thrilling chapter of the epic saga.

* The second part of a five-episode saga with an intriguing storyline that becomes deeper and more entangled as it unfolds
* Series favorites Guybrush, LeChuck, Elaine, Stan, and the Voodoo Lady are joined by a new cast of characters
* Streamlined adventure gameplay with all the humor, romance, and swashbuckling excitement that made the franchise famous

Content: Marathon 2: Durandal
Price: FREE
Description: Seventeen years have passed since you saved humanity from the Pfhor… Durandal, the only surviving artificial intelligence from the UESC Marathon, has kept you in statis all this time. Once more, you are called on to save humanity. Leading a rag-tag band of humans and guided by an insane AI, you are the last hope to stave off the Pfhor invasion.

Welcome to Marathon 2: Durandal, the second in the epic trilogy of first person shooter games that re-defined the genre. Experience the pulse-pounding action as you once again defend humanity from the alien Pfhor.

Content: Frontline Commando
Price: FREE
Description: As the sole surviving Commando of a renegade attack against a ruthless dictator, you are stranded on the frontline and hell-bent on payback. You must use all of your specialized skills to survive the onslaught of the enemy forces and avenge your fallen soldiers.

* The ultimate 3rd person shooter with stunning console quality visuals, precise controls, advanced physics and destructibles. Jump in the heat of battle and push your iOS device to the limit!
* Emerge from destructible cover points to take down helicopters, jeeps and heavily defended enemy bases. Fight off increasingly difficult waves of enemies over a variety of combat mission types.
* Take to the frontline with an artillery of assault rifles, sniper rifles, shotguns, rocket launchers, med kits, armor and more!

Content: Trenches II
Price: $2.59
Description: Dig for victory! Trenches II wants you to join the fight! Wage a whole new war, as more nations join the struggle. Fight an epic campaign through an expanded world map. Engage the enemy in more realistic, treacherous battlefields with all-new artillery and troops. The Great War has arrived and it’s time to take to the trenches again!

* Lead the troops through a campaign that spans over 50 locations across Europe. Customize your army with over 20 different units. Win battles to earn Perk points and upgrade your offensive, defensive and support forces.
* Wage a real world war as you compete in Global Multiplayer campaigns via Game Center. Or dominate your opponents in WiFi and Bluetooth enabled multiplayer modes!
* Fight through the “Fog of War”, as you steer troops through trenches, wire, tank traps and landmines. Use the environment to flank the enemy – or take cover.
* Lead the charge with all-new military units and weapons. Crush your enemies with flamethrowers, cluster bombs, rail guns, and the ultimate World War I vehicle – the tank.

Content: iDamaged
Price: $1.29
Description: iDamaged is an epic action packed shooter with tons of enemies, weapons and gorgeously rendered graphics with amazing effects ranging from a variety of explosions up to dynamic weather changes. Earn points in the game by completing challenges and collecting points when playing. These points you can use to get new weapons or upgrade them. Each mission ends with an end boss battle.

Here’s a list of the rest of the iOS games out today:

* Puzzle Quest 2 Freemium (Namco), Free
* Real Football 2012 (Gameloft), Free
* Arma 2: Firing Range (IDEA Games), Free
* Containment: The Zombie Puzzler (Bootsnake Games), $4.99
* Blobster Christmas (Chillingo), $0.99
* Blockwick (Kieffer Bros.), Free
* Bloons 2 (Digital Goldfish), $0.99
* Bug Princess (CAVE), $4.99
* Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World (G5 Entertainment), Free
* Derby Days (Com2uS), Free
* FiTS by Reiner Knizia (Ravensburger Digital), $3.99
* Ice Rage (Mountain Sheep), $0.99
* Mad Tracks, Free
* Monkey Quest: Thunderbow, $0.99
* Puppy Panic, $0.99
* Save The Furries!, $2.99
* Sin or Win, $1.99
* Snoticles, $0.99
* SubTub, $0.99
* Tongue Tied!, $1.99
* Toy Shot, $0.99
* Venture Towns, $3.99
* Wind Up Robots, $1.99

Via iTunes & TouchArcade