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Favorite "expensive" iOS game

02-16-2013, 01:51 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2012
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Favorite "expensive" iOS game

I have arrived somewhat late to iOS gaming. Prior to getting my iPhone last October I did all my gaming on a psp or ds (obviously I enjoy mobile gaming). Being used to mainly psp gaming I was surprised by iOS pricing structure, which seemed to relate anything over $1 as expensive.
I am interested in what people's favorite "expensive" iOS game is. I recently bought Starbase Orion for $7.99. I was impressed that the dev stated it would not go free, and has had no sales after the intro sale, which was over a year ago. The game is phenomenal, and I wouldn't have batted an eye at paying over twice the price for a similar game on the psp.
02-16-2013, 01:56 PM
#2
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Originally Posted by actionrpg8000 View Post
I have arrived somewhat late to iOS gaming. Prior to getting my iPhone last October I did all my gaming on a psp or ds (obviously I enjoy mobile gaming). Being used to mainly psp gaming I was surprised by iOS pricing structure, which seemed to relate anything over $1 as expensive.
I am interested in what people's favorite "expensive" iOS game is. I recently bought Starbase Orion for $7.99. I was impressed that the dev stated it would not go free, and has had no sales after the intro sale, which was over a year ago. The game is phenomenal, and I wouldn't have batted an eye at paying over twice the price for a similar game on the psp.
He has created a "lite" version

Mine was choas ring one and omega

Even though they been done before just playing a RPG on a handheld device that's not a psp is crazy

02-16-2013, 02:01 PM
#3
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Hmmm... Smurf Village. Invested like $1.200 or something in Smurf Berries.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
02-16-2013, 08:59 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
Hmmm... Smurf Village. Invested like $1.200 or something in Smurf Berries.
Please, please tell me this is a joke. Or you can feel free to send a couple hundred my way.
02-16-2013, 09:09 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2011
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Fish Vs. Birds.

Best $350.00 I've ever spent
02-17-2013, 02:17 AM
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Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Please, please tell me this is a joke. Or you can feel free to send a couple hundred my way.

This is a joke! Really, just kidding!

But tbh, some of my favourite "expensives" are:

- Final Fantasy IV
- Summoner Wars
- Ghost Trick
- all Chaos Rings
and many more.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.
02-17-2013, 07:00 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
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Ghost Trick - what an amazing, criminally underrated game!

Final Fantasy III - my first FF and I really loved it.

Back then, when they were new and expensive I also bought The Quest and Puzzle Quest 1 (which is sadly no longer on the Appstore) and enjoyed the heck out of both. In fact, I still fire up PQ on my old iPod from time to time.

Chaos Rings 1 and Omega I bought for 4-5 bucks on sales, so they were not really iOS-expensive for me. Liked the first a lot back then, but unlike the previous probably wouldn't enjoy it so much now, when there is so much quality JRPG competition. Disliked the second.

TWEWY and FFTactics are sitting on my iPad and waiting for their turn, while BG (if only it had iOS 5.1.1 compatibility at Christmas!), The Walking Dead, Ravenmark, FFIV and King of the Dragon Pass are earmarked for future purchases.

Favorites: Puzzle Quest, The Quest, Sway, Glyder, Reign of Swords, Flight of the Amazon Queen

Last edited by Isilel; 02-17-2013 at 07:28 AM.
02-19-2013, 07:18 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2011
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Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
Hmmm... Smurf Village. Invested like $1.200 or something in Smurf Berries.
Please tell that period is not supposed to be a comma. Please tell me you spent 1 dollar and 20 cents and not 12 hundred dollars. Please?
02-19-2013, 07:20 AM
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Joined: Oct 2012
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Originally Posted by Quazonk View Post
Please tell that period is not supposed to be a comma. Please tell me you spent 1 dollar and 20 cents and not 12 hundred dollars. Please?
he was joking (no one with a brain would spent that much on IAP.)
02-19-2013, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by DannyTheElite View Post
he was joking (no one with a brain would spent that much on IAP.)
Nah, Vovin has the hotz for smurfettes. Those girls charge a lot of smurfberries. That is why Vovin is addicted to the game.... Haha