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iPhone: Best Underrated/Underhyped games?

05-11-2009, 12:06 AM
#1
Joined: May 2009
Location: FRISCO
Posts: 83
Best Underrated/Underhyped games?

Please don't flame me... I checked... I really did...

That said, there are alot of good games that just no one seems to care about.
Any thoughts on good games that deserve exposure?

I guess to qualify, they can never have been in the top ten, or can't be in the top hundred currently/

[Insert ironic or witty statement here]

Last edited by arc417; 05-11-2009 at 12:35 AM.
05-11-2009, 12:10 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 18
Azkend
Alternate Endings
Scramboni
Alphabetic
Airport Mania

05-11-2009, 12:11 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: California
Posts: 550
I think that TanZen and Zentomino are pretty underrated. They are both great values with a ton of puzzles. The dev is also awesome and always updates the games with new puzzles.
05-11-2009, 12:17 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 623
Azkend, agreed
TNA Wrestling
Zakks
Missle Command

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05-11-2009, 12:23 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,140
I'd have to say One Dot Enemies, Internal Force, and Glow.
Glow is badass. I just love trying to figure out the combos.
05-11-2009, 12:27 AM
#6
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,755
Rich Diamond - puzzle adventure game with elements of Captured, Pathways and Theseus.

Subway Shuffle

Pathpix - fun logic puzzle game where you draw paths to connect numbers on a board and the end result is a picture (and a nice quote).
05-11-2009, 12:27 AM
#7
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,404
I don't mean to flame you at all. Just for reference, you might find several gems in these threads (search keyword was 'underrated'):

Your favorite games that no one mentions

Most overrated and underrated applications

Anyway, my fave underrated / underhyped games are:
Airport Mania
Alphabetic
Critter Crunch
Race for Home
Rick Rocketson
Samurai Puzzle Battle
Totomi
Subway Shuffle

Four most influential games: Papi Jump, iDracula, Fieldrunners, Flight Control.
05-11-2009, 12:33 AM
#8
Joined: May 2009
Location: FRISCO
Posts: 83
Quote:
Originally Posted by donkei View Post
I don't mean to flame you at all. Just for reference, you might find several gems in these threads (search keyword was 'underrated'):

Your favorite games that no one mentions

Most overrated and underrated applications

Anyway, my fave underrated / underhyped games are:
Airport Mania
Alphabetic
Critter Crunch
Race for Home
Rick Rocketson
Samurai Puzzle Battle
Totomi
Subway Shuffle
whoops I didn't see it!

I guess it was underneath all these layers of irrelevant stuff that I sifted through, cause I searched key word underrated too...

BTWs I never even heard of most of these games...


[Insert ironic or witty statement here]
05-11-2009, 12:44 AM
#9
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,404
Quote:
Originally Posted by arc417 View Post
whoops I didn't see it!

I guess it was underneath all these layers of irrelevant stuff that I sifted through, cause I searched key word underrated too...

BTWs I never even heard of most of these games...

I understand, the search engine is not google-level and it often brings out irrelevant results at the top. afair, it was even worse before.

Haven't head most of those games? then it answers your question!
It depends on what kind of games you like, really. Give them a try (they all have lite version).

Four most influential games: Papi Jump, iDracula, Fieldrunners, Flight Control.
05-11-2009, 12:44 AM
#10
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,084
Humm, I don't but Airport Mania has been the top paid app in the local store for a long time. (and it is still the #1)

There has been a thread here some time ago on Sumari Puzzle Battle and the different incarnations. I guess this is not that "underrated" also.

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