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Hello, been gone a year, need a update :)

07-13-2011, 05:52 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 73
Hello, been gone a year, need a update :)

I quit gaming on my iPhone in favor of console gaming about a year ago, returned to the iPhone now, wondering what's new and worth playing.

The last games I played was Pocket Legends and Prince of Persia Warrior Within.
I started gaming on my iPhone 4 two days ago, but only a game called Order and Chaos Online.

And I'm surprised to see just how far iPhone games has come in a year.
The last games I remember being hyped about was Mirror's Edge and Aralon: Sword and Shadow RPG.

So, any worthwhile games aside from Order and Chaos Online ?
How did Mirror's Edge and Aralon turn out ?
Nova 2 ? Modern Combat 2 ? Did Activistion release anything besides Zombies ?

Basically, what are the best "console-like" iPhone 4 games currently out there ?
I remember alot of talk about Rage coming to the iPhone too.
And the Unreal 3 Engine.

Thank you
07-13-2011, 05:59 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: U.S.A.
Posts: 756
Well, my opinion of Aralon...

I really liked it! Didn't become as big of a thing as I expected (meaning on the forums, I was thinking it was going to be used as that holy game other game makers look up to) but it was pretty fun...


Lots of physics games coming out...

Dungeon Hunters 2 by Gameloft is a game I liked O.o

-Alex
07-13-2011, 12:51 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 2,138
Quote:
Originally Posted by Distinct88 View Post
I quit gaming on my iPhone in favor of console gaming about a year ago, returned to the iPhone now, wondering what's new and worth playing.

The last games I played was Pocket Legends and Prince of Persia Warrior Within.
I started gaming on my iPhone 4 two days ago, but only a game called Order and Chaos Online.

And I'm surprised to see just how far iPhone games has come in a year.
The last games I remember being hyped about was Mirror's Edge and Aralon: Sword and Shadow RPG.

So, any worthwhile games aside from Order and Chaos Online ?
How did Mirror's Edge and Aralon turn out ?
Nova 2 ? Modern Combat 2 ? Did Activistion release anything besides Zombies ?

Basically, what are the best "console-like" iPhone 4 games currently out there ?
I remember alot of talk about Rage coming to the iPhone too.
And the Unreal 3 Engine.

Thank you
oh wow... you've been out quite a while. Pro tip: be prepared to spend upwards of 100. well upwards.

some really good reccommendations:
MC2
NOVA2
9mm (releasing tonight looks awesome)
aralon like you said
infinity blade (gorgeous game using UE3)
dead space
real racing 2
World of Goo
and I haven't really touched this, but sword & sworcery
BUY THOSE NOW!!! (there might be some I left out/don't have/forgot)
some other really good games:
a lot of stuff by gameloft. from PoPW, it's gotten a lot better. multiplayer from gameloft is absolute gold.
EA stepped up their game as well. NBA Jam is excellent
battleheart: mika mobile: awesome
Sonic & Sega All star racing is awesome! best cart racer on iOS.
zenonia 3 is out if you liked that stuff
touchgrind BMX
great little war game
death rally (I thought it was meh but others loved it)
bumpy road
bug heroes
league of evil
mos speedrun
and there has to be a ridiculous amount I've left out.

im back guys!
07-13-2011, 07:39 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: In an Apple store near you
Posts: 1,549
No offense, but I was really thinking Sammysin was back. What happened to him anyways?

Yeah, you've missed a whole lot. Phatesfatty highlighed most of the good ones.

Waiting for: Airborne Troopers, Mini Motor Racing. Minisquadron 2, Tweetland, Car Jack Streets 2, Drive Forever, Turf Geography Club, Junk Jack!!
Twitter: @nkatti
Proud Beta Tester of over 30 Games!
07-13-2011, 07:50 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,636
Editting Phatty's list with my own opinions, additions, etc.
Modern Combat 2- best FPS, still people online
NOVA 2 is a golden sequel, still people online
aralon turned out great
infinity blade (gorgeous game using UE3)
dead space- best shooter and scary like you wouldn't believe
real racing 2- awesome racing simulation
World of Goo- best game release on iOS so far in my opinion
sword & sworcery has great music and pixel art, very creative
NBA Jam is excellent; best sports game I own
battleheart is a great strategy game, uses the touch screen well
touchgrind BMX is another golden release
great little war game is a great turn based strategy game, great developers
death rally (I love it)
bumpy road
bug heroes
league of evil
sword and soldiers- hilarious side scroller is almost like a 2d RTS
Starfront is an awesome 3D RTS; good online modes and good interface
dungeon raid and forget me not are unique and highly addictive TouchArcade favorites
Snuggle Truck is an odd one, but it is a whole lotta fun
Mirror's Edge came out well

and there has to be a ridiculous amount I've left out.
Welcome back!