Tis the season to spend money! Did you get a fancy iPhone/iPod Touch or iPad for Christmas? If so, here’s my top 5 games to buy for both that’ll get you the most bang for your buck. Warning, Angry Birds is NOT on these lists; time to move on, folks…
– Recommendations for iPhone & iPod Touch –
Collision Effect | $0.99 | Enjoy thoughtful, fast paced fun in this gorgeous and unique cosmic puzzler. Collision Effect is the perfect blend of action and puzzle, guide your cosmic orbs–called Zybbles, toward one another but don’t let them touch!
Army of Darkness Defense | FREE (limited time) | ARMY OF DARKNESS: DEFENSE takes the witty charm of the cult classic movie and combines it with gorgeous graphics and innovative casual gameplay that is certain to entertain any mobile gamer. So, remember the magic words and make sure your shoelace is tied, because this is going to be an epic battle!
Edge Extended | $2.99 | Mobigame's multi-awarded and critically loved game is back! EDGE Extended introduces a brand new 3D graphics engine, 48 original levels, 23 unique tunes and new gameplay mechanics.
Sonic CD | $2.99 | Sonic CD has been restored to bring you a classic gaming experience with Retina Display support and gameplay optimized for iOS! 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.
Cross Fingers | $0.99 | You will need to exercise your brain, imagination and - unique for a puzzle game - your reflexes and dexterity to complete all 510 levels! For unlimited replay value, unlock the Arcade Mode, which puts you in the middle of a frenetic machine where the challenge is to survive and beat the top score.
– Recommendations for iPad –
Wold of Goo | $2.99 | Beautiful and surprising, the millions of Goo Balls who live in the World of Goo are curious to explore - but they don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious. This is the FULL award winning game, now on iPad. Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues.
Sid Meier's Pirates! | $1.99 | All hands on Deck! Sid Meier's Pirates! is an exciting high-seas adventure that allows buccaneers to helm one of 27 fully customizable ships as they descend upon unsuspecting ports of call to amass a motley crew of seafaring bandits. The wild call of the ocean will lure you back to sea where you'll encounter enemy pirates and engage in mind-blowing open sea battles unlike any other game before on the iPad.
Puzzle Agent | $2.99 | A Puzzling Adventure with a Twist. When White House inquiries to the Scoggins Eraser Co. are answered only with curious puzzles, Nelson Tethers from the U.S. Department of Puzzle Research is sent on the case. Plentiful puzzles to challenge your neurons. See if you can find every puzzle to solve the mystery of Scoggins -- mazes, logic, riddles, brainteasers and more.
Infinity Blade 2 | $6.99 | The God King has been defeated, an unlikely hero has emerged and now you must discover the truth behind the secrets of the Infinity Blade. The continuing journey of young Siris unfolds as you delve deeper into the world of the Deathless tyrants and their legion of Titans. Can you unlock all the mysteries and successfully wield the power of the Infinity Blade in this timeless swordplay adventure of champions and villains? Explore beautiful and immersive environments that dynamically change over time during your travels and venture to exotic locations such as the Asian themed Saydhi’s Estate or the medieval inspired Vault of Tears featuring multiple paths to explore.
Grand Theft Auto 3 | $2.99 | Rockstar Games celebrates the 10th anniversary of one of the most influential games of all time. 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.