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iOS Games with NO In-APP Purchases?

01-01-2014, 04:56 PM
Joined: Nov 2013
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iOS Games with NO In-APP Purchases?

Are there any currently good games on iOS that does not offer in-app purchases?

I know you dont need to purchase the in-apps, but a lot of games make you do so in order to complete certain levels.

I know Donut Games has no in-app purchases and Oceanhorn, but any other good games?

BTW: I'm looking for games that support the iPhone 5+, not games from 2011 or earlier

Last edited by 6thDay; 01-01-2014 at 07:10 PM.
01-01-2014, 05:02 PM
Air Supply - Infinite
Super Ox Wars
And all other Llamasoft titles
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01-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 2,436
touch grind 2
San andreas
vice city
cross fingers (some IAP but so many levels you dont need them)
IOOTP baseball
edge/edge extended

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01-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
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This thread could be a mile long with good games that don't have IAPs. Even though the IAP route has been growing and growing, there's been plenty of devs that have taken the premium route. And probably could look at any game published from before 2010 or so. I'm not sure when IAPs were allowed. But there's a ton of great classic iOS games without IAPs.

I couldn't even begin to list them. Look at past GoTY threads. You'll see the games that did well. Search them and you're bound to find that most of them don't have IAPs (this community generally likes the Premium route - with some exceptions).
01-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 84
I apologize, I should have been clearer in my post.

I know it could stretch really long.

So to update, I am looking for iOS games that is compatible with the iPhone 5/5s
4-inch screen.

So basically any newer games released within this year or last year.
01-01-2014, 06:23 PM
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Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 1,661
Dead Effect
01-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Beat Drift
Hero of Many
Super Splatform
Line Bound
01-01-2014, 07:13 PM
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 84
Originally Posted by Bronxsta View Post
Beat Drift
Hero of Many
Super Splatform
Line Bound
nice list thanks!
01-01-2014, 07:15 PM
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Star Wars: KOTOR
01-01-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posts: 1,922
I'd argue that there are a lot of great games that have content DLC that are not required that you may be overlooking. Are you referring to games that have consumable IAP? Because I know I am one that does not like certain types of IAP but I wouldn't dream of uninstalling games like Hunters or a the Walking Dead, Ravenmark, Warhammer Quest or The Shadow Sun just because they have content IAP, some of which are totally optional while others greatly extend the game.

In any case I am a little different from others as I like robust games on my device so my selection is a little more pedigree than the typical pick up and put down kind of games.

Knights of the Old Republic
Baldur's Gate
Ravensword 2
Frozen Synapse
Neon Shadow
Waking Mars
Gemini Rue
9th Dawn
Avernum 6

There are tons of games though....