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Games that will always stay on your iDevice

09-06-2012, 08:54 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 142
Tiny Tower
Pocket Frogs
Pocket Planes
Zombie Highway
Happy Street
Junk Jack
Temple Run
Fruit Ninja
Jetpack Joyride
Monsters Ate My Condo
Kitten & Puppy Sanctuary
Monster Shooter the Lost Levels
Doodle Jump
Scribblenauts Remix
Plants vs Zombies
Little Things Forever
09-07-2012, 11:14 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5
lightopus and some puzzles

dungeon raid
triple town
rune master
run raiders
mega run/jump
spell tower

09-07-2012, 05:11 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,884
I have lots of staples on my devices, but for the purpose of this thread im narrowing my list down to 15... And updating it with a new endless game im enjoying.

Infinity Blade 2
Anomaly Warzone Earth
Summoner Wars
Agent Dash
Mole Escape
Zombie Tsunami
Fireball SE
Beat Hazard Ultra
Monster Ate My Condo
100 Rogues
Pix n Love Rush
Mikey Shorts
Plants VS Zombies (because my girlfriend loves this)
Infinite Warrior

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
09-09-2012, 07:46 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: NYC, New York. USA
Posts: 2,117
Street fighter volt. So far that's the only game that has stayed on my device since day one
10-16-2012, 05:56 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,777
Damn editing I lost all :/

This is my new edited list:

Ski Safari
Super Hexagon
Super Crate Box
Punch Quest
Monsters Ate My Condo
Tilt to Live
Worm Run
Le Vamp
Indiana Stone
Impossible Road

Last edited by TheFrost; 05-12-2013 at 03:53 PM.
10-16-2012, 08:47 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,916
The main ones that I really like:

Solomon's Keep (favorite dual stick action RPG)
Solomon's Boneyard (let's me experiment with skills for the Solomon's series)
Mushihimesama Bug Panic (ruined all the dual stick shooters that came afterwards for me)
Infinity Blade 2 (replace the first one. Love the grind for some reason)
Super Crossfire
PewPew 2
Mikey Shorts
Street Fighter IV Volt

There's more that stayed on mine for a long time, but the above are most of my favorites.
10-16-2012, 11:47 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 561
Tiny wings anyone?


Perfect cell
Super Hexagon
Bike Baron
10-16-2012, 12:14 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,082
Read my signature + many more. I'm having trouble with the space on the phone (even if it's a 32gb one) because I want to keep all the awesome games on the device.
10-17-2012, 01:39 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 2,348
Apple must lose a lot from their cut of game sales due to making space such a premium. Mind you they're making enough not to care. I do know it has made me not buy some games I would have otherwise, I guess it effects devs more so.
10-17-2012, 11:03 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 881
I keep games that are amazingly good, like 11/10 scale, even if it has a big file size, even of I have finished the game 12 times:

World of goo
Tractor trails
Joining hands
Juice belts
Save the puppies
Bag it
Zen puzzle garden
Iblast moki 2
Home sheep home 1 & 2
Beyond ynth
Max and the magic marker

I also keep games that are pretty good 7/10 and above, if it has a small filesize
Book boom
Tape it
Triple town
Billy the painter
Happy stretch
Light the flower

I keep games that are 7/10 and above if they regularly get updated with new content or I'm waiting for that update they promised (or hope for)
where's my water
where's my perry
penguin patrol
Junk jack
Paper monsters
Chop chop caveman

I always keep games with an interesting or unique concept, even if I do not necessarily enjoy the game anymore or wouldn't replay the game as its not one with replay ability, and just keep as something pretty incase I need to demonstrate my iPad to someone (grandparents, or to keep kids entertained, etc)
Shark dash
Droopy blocks
Tree of life
Contre jour
Feed me oil
Eboy fixpix

I also keep games I atleast moderately like which have been removed from the AppStore and are not backed up on the computer
Vikings slice
Caseys contraptions
Critter crunch
Tiny Tim

I also tend to keep games which intrigue my cats..sometimes I just leave my iPad on the floor and let my cats play
Game for cats
Paint for cats

I keep games that offer alot of replay ability even if I've played the crap out of them and unlocked everything:
super monsters ate my condo
veggie samurai
Bumpy road
Subway surfers
Slam dunk king
Plic plic
Rayman run
Bee leader

Oldskool classics that I played as a child are basically undeletable
Sonic series

Kairosoft titles- they are small files, they are fun, they are like freemiums with no IAP, they are more like a collection, or a library, they are undeletable.
Oh edo towns
Cafeteria Nippon
Pocket academy
Mega mall story
Game dev story
Venture towns
Hot springs story

I also kep games that I atleast moderately enjoyed and have completed some of, and refuse to delete because I don't want to lose my orogress or hope to finish the game someday (3 star every level or otherwise)
Jump out
Critter chaos
Bobby carrot
Rope rescue
Farm break
Beans quest
(the list is basically endless)

Word games- word games offer endless replayability, and some have so many updates, always good to keep around for long car rides,trains and whatnot since they don't make you motion sick
7 little words
Super text twist

Social Games to play against friends or family or randoms
Charadium 2
Song pop
Smarter than a 5th grader
Words with friends
Hanging with friends

I will not keep a game with a filesize above 100mbs installed no matter how good it is.

I will often first delete a game I got for free, over deleting a paid game

I often force myself to finish a game I don't really enjoy much, but enjoyed somewhat, so I can delete it and forget about it

I don't sync my iPad with my computer so MANY games don't make the cut, even expensive paid games, though I have made a long list of most of them, and add each game I delete to the lost after deleting so if I efer fo free up some space, I could go back and try to games (it never actually happens though)
Many paid games with big file sizes didn't make the cut past a week. (aquaria, bad piggies, grand theft auto, hecter series, band together, 7th guest, tiny bang story and various other point & clicks especially by bigfish games etc)

Currently addicted to: Duet game, Threes, Tengami, Oquonie, Platforms Unlimited, Perloo, Wave Wave