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Games that are meant to be played on iPhone

01-18-2010, 02:32 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
Games that are meant to be played on iPhone

Hey, I've had my iPhone for over a year and while I went game crazy at first (I purchased like 20-30 games in the first year that I owned it), I got a little down on the platform because I kept on buying the kind of games that are really meant to be played with a game controller and instead were shoe-horned onto the iPhone's touch interface. Anyways, I've since wanted to jump back into the iPhone gaming scene. However, this time I am going to do it right. I want to play games that work great with the touch screen and/or games that were designed and developed with the iPhone in mind.

Anyways, I would really appreciate it if you guys could give some recommendations for these kinds of games.
01-18-2010, 02:34 PM
#2
doodle jump
boost 3d
canabalt
starball
jet car stunts (although it should be for controllers, the dev made it perfect for ipod)
Labyrinth 2

01-18-2010, 02:35 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,454
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrVargas View Post
Hey, I've had my iPhone for over a year and while I went game crazy at first (I purchased like 20-30 games in the first year that I owned it), I got a little down on the platform because I kept on buying the kind of games that are really meant to be played with a game controller and instead were shoe-horned onto the iPhone's touch interface. Anyways, I've since wanted to jump back into the iPhone gaming scene. However, this time I am going to do it right. I want to play games that work great with the touch screen and/or games that were designed and developed with the iPhone in mind.

Anyways, I would really appreciate it if you guys could give some recommendations for these kinds of games.

Er... I bought 30 games the first month I got my 3GS ...

Play Pebble, GTA - Chinatown Wars, Swords & Poker, Labyrinth 2 or Gyrotate.

These are fine games you will enjoy - with great controls!

edit: oh my - forgot: you really have to try SPIDER (Bryce Manor) and SWORD OF FARGOAL! Killergames.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.

Last edited by Vovin; 01-18-2010 at 02:43 PM.
01-18-2010, 03:17 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Right. Behind. You.
Posts: 769
Only 20 to 30? I got more than that in a month! (Just Kidding. Sort of.)

But here are some innovative classics:

Touchgrind- critically acclaimed, fingerboard on your ipod!

Labyrinth 2- Same maker as Touchgrind, just try it.

Eliss- Award winner of innovative touch controls, really challenging one

Boost 3d- Really immersive and futuristic highscore game with easy control and exciting gameplay.

Zen Bound- An experience you can get only on this platform. A cool, wonderous and relaxing experience with great graphics and feel.

Space Ninja- The coolest controls on the platform, getting acclaim for its simple but hard tilt maneuvering control system.

Canabalt- Again, not an original. It was originally a flash game you can play on www.canabalt.com (I think) but it works super good on this.

Spider: Secret of Bryce Manor- Probably my favorite- and the world's favorite- out of this list, maybe out of all games. The controls are amazing. The game goes by quick as it's so freakin' fun, but it's just a really neat game with different game modes and even a really mysterious and deep story.

Enviro-Bear 2010- Nevermind, THIS is my favorite game. Even though whiny %$#!es complain about the controls, how else does a one-armed bear in an orange automobile drive? Ignore the bad reviews, this is the grand gem of ALL iphone games. Get this one first out of any of the previous.

Other titles that i would love to explain and are just as good but I have to use the bathroom:

Hook Champ

Smashed!

Blue Attack, Blue Defense

Backbreaker Football

Gloop, Germs, Orbit

DoodleJump (well, duh.)

And type 'innovative ipod touch games' into Google and you'll get, i dont know, a couple hundred more.

Please reply to tell me what you think!
01-18-2010, 03:30 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
I've had my iPod for only a year and you should check my signature..

Well I guess mostly what the others have said.

I think racing are pretty enjoyable to play.
Hook champ
doodle jump

Twitter: @back2this
01-18-2010, 03:37 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: FLA, USA
Posts: 2,598
what about eliss, everyone!?!?!?!!?

nevermind, someone said it
01-18-2010, 03:58 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by starmonkey101 View Post
what about eliss, everyone!?!?!?!!?

nevermind, someone said it
Yeah. I said it.

Pwned.

but anyway, i forgot to mention Samurai: Way of the Warrior.
01-18-2010, 04:15 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: the next whiskey bar
Posts: 5,549
Eliss #1!!!!

the line drawers, illusion labs' games (<333), zen bound, spider, rolando
01-18-2010, 04:58 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 8
Real Racing. Best racing game on iPod, i think. Choose between heaps of controls. Its
A W E S O M E.

Touchgrind, already mentioned, but oh well. Its a bit expensive.. ($5.99), but it really is the best skateboarding game for iPod. No ridiculous shaking, just touch, slide, ect. Go iTouchgrind!
01-18-2010, 05:20 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 151
Rolando 2
Racing games
Flying Games
Tower Defense Games
iBlast Moki
Tiger Woods Golf
Card Games