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What are your favorite iOS games of all time (and why)?

03-21-2016, 05:27 PM
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What are your favorite iOS games of all time (and why)?

Sure, there are plenty of good games out there, but what are your favorites of all time? Whether it's due to the replayability, concept, or how it all comes together, lets hear it!
03-21-2016, 07:02 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: UK
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Mikey Hooks (fantastic playalong)
They need to be fed.(phenomenal original)
Muffin knight.(excellent variation and replayability)

03-21-2016, 08:25 PM
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Virginia
Posts: 237
XCOM... I play it over and over. To me, it's the easily the best ipad game (port) ever. Maybe cause I love tbs games. Battle Academy is up there, too.
03-21-2016, 10:18 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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Monster Hunter series. Best of the best right here. Nuff said.
Vagrant Story. Best RPG game for me. Deep, deep combat mechanics and character development, and a story filled with twists, and tons of puzzles and replayability.
Shadow of the Colossus. Back on the PS2, before i understood the depth that Monster Hunter offered (it was JP only back then, and i was playing the hell out of it), there was this beauty. Fantastic landscapes in an openworld-adventuring, and boss fights that would make you sh** bricks considering how limited your character is.
Final Fantasy 7. The first RPG that truly got me into the genre. I finished FF1 before this, but it was with FF7 that i really invested myself into the genre and started a collection that was way past my schoolboy budget.
Diablo 2. I never played D3, coz i know it could potentially ruin my life. LOL. D2 though, was reason enough for me to eff up in a lot of things in life. hahaha
Tekken 3. THE fighting game that sparked and brought out the competitive part of me. And the addiction went on and on until i decided not to play in the arcades anymore and stick with the PSP versions of the sequels instead.

That said, on iOS, MHFU is a reason im not updating to iOS9, and FF7, are 2 insta-favorites for reasons stated above.

In addition, my favorites list for iOS includes Infinity Blade series, Super Hexagon, VVVVVV, EPOCH.2, Slayin, Phoenix HD, Polara, The Room series, Wave Wave, and Marvel Future Fight, Lara Croft GO, Implosion, Space Marshals, Hearthstone, Evoland, and the classic Temple Run 2.

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03-21-2016, 10:55 PM
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Georgia,Cleveland Ohio,Texas,New York
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Mostly these have been on my idevices for eons for their colorful simplistic replayability. Plus after many half moons i howl at i can still dig em as 😎 fun

Bastion - whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

Slayin & BoxMan = i recently got the Scream outfit wit dual box cutters, hammers, toilet plungers and fly swatters. The Bosses are a force to be recond with.

Nightmare Full- the best black & silver pixel Shmup ever! Also comes in retro tv line scrollin colorz

Mech Shooter- i will soon be at 350 levels of Awesome 3D- that'z right 3D Danmaku fun Yo!

Arcane Soul- it's such a beautifully balanced

Warbot Assault - my name iz Warbo. Enter at your own risk, you have been warned

Devil Eater - "i will kill you" creeps me out everytime i boot it up. Ready to battle all demons and save my beloved Elise.
Talk about a war for true love!

Soak! - everytime i play it reminds me of
The Goonies and i don't know why

Emplosion - do you really need an explination?

Iron Punch 2: Battle 3D - you want a symphony of gunfire and explosions? Hear it and hear it well. The mix and match of upgrades for your powers and arsenal make you a mech titan in the sky. The battle tunes iz music to my earz
An Awesome homage to Star Fox

Masayuki Ito - nuff said

Dust: An Elysian Tale -
Twilight TouchArcade Zone

CAVE - forealz! You mean to tell me i can carry this famous company's creations everywhere i go?!

Pac Man 256 - i don't ever think i will forget that number. Now all we need iz Ms. Pac Man &
Pac Man Jr.

Poppy Kart - tell me this isn't a greatly controlled homage to Mario Kart 64

King of Fighters i2012 - competition iz none!

Lara Croft - as soon as they fix the Swamp lvl

Warhammer 40,000 Carnage - it'z so action packed & morbid, juz the way i like it. Lots to accomplish in this 2.5D Side Scrolling Adventure. I find myself revisiting
Space Marine from time to time because of it

Train crasher - Awesomely Beautiful! Not ya average 2D Streets of Rage Brawler

Xmen - Days of Future Past &
Future Fight

Ghost Blade - we need more like it

League of Stickmen - one day it will be perfect

DarkReaper Shooting - here Gow Gow! Good Boy Gow Gow!! So much flexability in their funtaztic powers! They make a great team

Sky Force 2016,
Pheonix 2 HD
Danmaku Unlimited 3
Toon Shooters 2
come on Ikaruga
03-22-2016, 03:08 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 1,014
I love most of the Squeenix premium titles but The World Ends With You: Solo Remix is probably my favourite game on any format. Love the art style, the music and the story, and the gameplay is something else.

I also love some of the Capcom ports, namely MHFU and Ghost Trick.

For original stuff, Implosion, Out There, the Sorcery series, New Star Soccer, Crashlands, Goblin Sword... I feel like I'm only scratching the surface here.
03-22-2016, 06:00 AM
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 3,425
My most loved games are the Cut the Rope series, specialy the first one and the last one Magic.

Love You To Bits was awesome last month.

Monument Valley and Lara Croft Go I see those two as brother and sister very good.

Other favorites are: Contre Jour, Gunbrick, Hitman Go, and many more I can't think of.
03-22-2016, 08:24 AM
For replayability mostly, but some just because they were designed so well.


Robosockets: Link Me Up
Dungeon Raid
Ridiculous Fishing
Dungelot Shattered Lands
Hue Ball
Chip Chain
Hipsta Chez
The Firm
Crossy Maze
Card Crawl
Sage Solitaire
Power Grounds

IPad (without being able to look at it):
Sonic CD
Device 6
Wayward Souls
Ocean horn

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03-25-2016, 04:36 AM
Joined: Feb 2016
Location: France
Posts: 6
Dark Nebula & Dark Nebula 2 - Using the device's accelerometer your goal is to make your ball go through the levels, avoiding fall and ennemies. The game is simple yet very challenging. At the time it was one of the first game to truly use the accelerometer to do something great. Still my favorite game on iOS

Totem Runner - As stated by the title, this game is a runner where you alternate between 3 forms:

- Human form (Score point and restore the world's nature)
- Wild Boar form (Kick your ennemies and destroy barrier)
- Eagle form (Fly to avoid some ennemies and falls)

The game is gorgeous and difficulty is growing at each stage to become really hard at the end.

Lifeline - Simple, not time-consuming yet it was one of the game that put narrative in the front. Love all the 3 Lifeline games, give one a try at least.
03-25-2016, 10:37 AM
Joined: Feb 2015
Location: brooklyn
Posts: 56
flappy bird

because it just blows my mind...

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