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If you could have only 5 games on your device

03-17-2015, 04:46 AM
Fortune Street
Solitile Zen
Panzer Corps
Medieval Battle Europe
03-17-2015, 05:21 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 3,453
Heroes Charge
Dungeon Hunter 5
Pocket Mine 2
Temple Run Oz

Pine Entertainment

03-17-2015, 04:25 PM
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 730
My list is informed by the consideration of longevity and replayability, casualness, and challenge. These are all games that have stood the test of time and found a permanent home on my device and pose a significant challenge without requiring lengthy playing sessions.

868-HACK by Michael Brough Review

This is an elegant and sophisticated Brough-like (i.e. a Roguelike by the incomparable Michael Brough). It incorporates several layers of strategy upon the original gameplay formula and is set within a beautiful system hacking themed environment. The game poses much difficulty and I have yet to complete it. I will probably be playing for many years to come.

Boson X by Ian MacLarty Review

A gorgeous level based Auto-Runner with a particle acceleration theme. It is also very difficult and I will likely be playing this for a considerable amount of time as well.

Dungeon Raid by Fireflame Games Review

The classic and in my opinion still unrivaled Match-3 RPG. It has never left my device and never lost its charm.

Forget-Me-Not by Nyarlu Labs Review

Aptly described as the love child of Pacman and Rogue, this game features a charming pea-shooting Pixel. I do not know if the levels are actually randomized but it feels like I have never played the same map twice.

Space Invaders Infinity Gene by Taito Article

This is Taito's brilliant 21st century rendition of the classic Space Invaders and my favorite shooter. I recall playing a final Boss, but I don't know that I ever actually ran out of levels. The custom music generated levels also contribute to infinite replayability. I recommend trying a Canabalt-themed level.
07-11-2015, 08:57 PM
Going off the focus on replay value and genre variation...

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
Wayward Souls
Geometry Wars 3
Asphalt 8
07-11-2015, 11:07 PM
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 271
Doug dug
Alto adventure
Super Worm
Desert Golfing
Monument Valley

The Endless Gameolay is perfect, non linear & never boring.
07-12-2015, 03:42 PM
Joined: Jan 2015
Location: USA
Posts: 935
Cookie Clicker 2
Adventure Capitalist
Radical Reppelling
Sim city build it
Ski yeti mountain
07-12-2015, 03:59 PM
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 578
The Quest + it's expansions
Gta San Andreas
07-12-2015, 06:54 PM
I'll play

-Minecraft PE, love playing with my four kids with their iPads. Full server of five adventuring around, mining and building is just too much fun.

-8-Ball Pool, say what you want this game is perfect in every way IMHO. Fun playing the higher end tables and give purpose to the gameplay. Cues that have different powers add to the collecting/customizing experience.

-868-Hack, again this one is perfect in every way and can be played in short bursts or long.

-Hearthstone, while I'm not that good and haven't built a large collection I love this game. Rounds are fairly short and has a great mix of luck and skill

-Hoplite, once you get the mechanics it really opens up and you can go deeper if you wish. Also has some nearly impossible achievements if you want a real hardcore challenge. Love it!

Had to leave a bunch of really great games off the short list, but these could keep me busy for years and years to come. All play great on the iPhone or iPad but if asked to do a iPad only list it would be a little different. Geometry wars 3 would be on that list somewhere for sure!!!

Last edited by bacon-N-eggs; 07-12-2015 at 07:00 PM.
07-12-2015, 07:36 PM
Right now I'd go with:
Dragon Quest VIII
Chaos Rings III
Star Wars KOTOR
RBI Baseball 2015
Broken Sword

But I'd switch RBI Baseball 2015 for Football Manager Handheld 2015 once the Premiere League starts up again.
07-13-2015, 04:58 AM
Joined: Jun 2015
Location: Earth
Posts: 8
Best Fiends
Pocket mine
prince of Persia (just because of nostalgia)
Ironkill (Just started it, don't want to part with it yet)
Clash of clans (Liam Neeson got be back to this game.)