We’ve seen physics games galore this year along with hundreds of new puzzlers and one-tap wonders. We have not seen any Screenshot_2014-06-04-20-53-36jousting games – until now. If you’re in the mood for a little medieval fun, Gameloft has you covered with Rival Knights.

Rival Knights is a game about a huge jousting contest, and you play the role of a knight trying to earn a little coin to stop Lord Cunnings from taking your land. There’s a bit of a storyline to follow, and there’s a whole lotta jousting going on.

The jousting is uses a tap & drag mechanic as you’ll use timed taps to get the horse going fullScreenshot_2014-06-04-21-05-51 speed and make a dragging motion with your lance to try and nail your opponents weak spot. It’s simple, but quite a bit of fun and there are a lot of unlockables to shoot for as you make your way through the tournament of champions.

I had no idea what to expect with Rival Knights, but was pleasantly surprised at what I got – a solid game. Its freemium, so you’ll have to deal with that to an extent, but it’s well worth a look if you’re in the mood for something different. You can pick up Gameloft’s Rival Knights for free on Google Play and the App Store.

Rival Knights