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The (un)official hidden gems-Thread

07-18-2011, 02:30 PM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 519
The (un)official hidden gems-Thread

So, I thought it would be a good idea to collect all the hidden gems ( games that don'get the attention they deserve) you have got, in one thread.

I will continuosly collect all the games you name in this post:

Please, if you name a game: tell us:

- why it is that great?
- what genre it is?
- ( price)

My choices

VISUAL NOVEL

BAR OASIS - Basically it is a drink mixing game, bit as a barkeeper you will hear very interesting storys of your guests. Best one out there!

SPORTS


Tennis Tour - 2D tennis, but with a great pace and gameplay.
vector Rally - Racing game with paper look reminding of the good old draw race
RPG

Last Class Heroes - Fun, weird anime-style fighting RPG

ARCADE

Hungrymaster - Addicting swiping game with lots of content

Strategy

Army of Darkness - Cool tower defense game FREE

CARD GAMES

Spades King - No reason why.

PUZZLE

Deflex - Fun, lightball controlling game
Flower Board - Adiccting puzzle game, for free.

Playing: Assassins creed 2, GTA: CW, Frogatto, Tilt toLive, Zen Bound 2, Aerox, Ninjatown Three of doom, Trundle
Most Wanted: ...

Last edited by iSwiss; 07-21-2011 at 03:17 PM.
07-18-2011, 02:35 PM
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I've been enjoying the rather ridiculous Last Class Heroes. There's a review of it here . It's sort of an RPG I guess, but it's quirky and weird, and so long as you're ok with Anime-style art it looks pretty awesome.

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07-19-2011, 07:27 AM
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Im enjoying Hungrymaster its a arcade game with addicting swipe gameplay. Its got loads of content too.
07-19-2011, 10:46 AM
#4
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Posts: 519
First post updated - Now daily update of the first post after new games mentioned.

Playing: Assassins creed 2, GTA: CW, Frogatto, Tilt toLive, Zen Bound 2, Aerox, Ninjatown Three of doom, Trundle
Most Wanted: ...
07-19-2011, 11:05 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 4
Army of Darkness is cool. So is Spades King for cards.
07-20-2011, 11:03 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 519
Added Deflex to the list

Playing: Assassins creed 2, GTA: CW, Frogatto, Tilt toLive, Zen Bound 2, Aerox, Ninjatown Three of doom, Trundle
Most Wanted: ...
07-21-2011, 03:04 AM
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Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Hollywood, CA
Posts: 1,869
Flower Board is great. It's free right now so no excuse not to grab it - it's one of those "simple rules, play at your own pace" type of games which gets super-addictive after just a couple of sessions. Came out way too late in the game to get much notice, and the name probably didn't help

Vector Rally ($0.99) is a hidden gem if ever there was one. A very different style of racing game than you'll see elsewhere (think racing meets graph paper). Looks like it wouldn't be so enticing, but it's perfect for the phone and hard to put away. Even got an Apple feature but still never too many downloads - look it up!
07-21-2011, 03:18 PM
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Posts: 519
Thanks!

First post daily updated!!

Any more?

Playing: Assassins creed 2, GTA: CW, Frogatto, Tilt toLive, Zen Bound 2, Aerox, Ninjatown Three of doom, Trundle
Most Wanted: ...
07-21-2011, 04:11 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by iSwiss View Post
Thanks!

First post daily updated!!

Any more?
I've been kind of obsessed with Protoxide: Death Rally, a surprisingly deep take on a WipeOut style futuristic racer. It succeeds where games LGR2 failed (in my view) by not really trying to clone WipeOut (in fact, the track design is more like Motorstorm) and by including a beefy mission-based single player campaign. My only issue with the game is that it's not retina enable (though it doesn't look bad) and some of the textures are weak, but all in all it's a surprisingly polished effort.
07-21-2011, 05:43 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2011
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Posts: 5,771
Archibald's Adventures:
Fun adventure-platformer-puzzle game with tons of level and different puzzle elements. Very fun. So much fun, it needs to be said twice. Three times now...

Helsing's Fire: $1.29
I'm not sure whether this got the attention it deserves, but it is an awesome puzzle games with a pretty unique idea. Plenty of levels, a survival mode and an online mode with new (online-only) levels added faster than they get completed. Definitely one of my all-time favorites.


There are a few others, but these two are still on my iThing and have been there the longest.

Last edited by Echoseven; 07-22-2011 at 02:39 AM. Reason: Prices