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iPhone: Best games for $.99 to $2.99

10-17-2008, 12:01 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 812
Best games for $.99 to $2.99

So far some of the best games I have found in this range:


-just got this and have already spent 2 hours playing.
Not the best looking TD clone, but quite addictive and easy to play.

-Rock and Roll
-was $1.99 when I bought it. Great presentation and quite a fun game.

-Burning Monkey Puzzle Lab
-Customizable Tetris, Puyo Pop, and Columns with mission mode.
Controls work well.


-Was $4.99, great comination of physics and lemmings gameplay.
Also has downloadable level packs.

-Great customizable game of boggle.
Can use own pictures for background.

-I think this is the Iphones answer to Lumines with its slick presentation.
Includes over 70 puzzles, Endless, and Timed mode.


-Rising Blocks
-Awesome action based puzzler (EX. Tetris Attack)
Time Attack, VS. CPU, 50 puzzles, Endless, and Stage (reach a point limit).

-Line Shift
-Odd twist on bejeweled.
Move columns and rows to match colored shapes and score to increase
a decreasing timer (Phew!)

-Match 3 triangles (trisms) to score.
Beautiful presentation and the game includes many twists like bombs to
get rid of and wild cards.

Sorry if this is a long list, but there are that many good games!

What are your best games for $2.99 and less?

Last edited by zztfox; 10-17-2008 at 12:05 PM.
10-17-2008, 03:57 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 183
99 cents:
driegit (really good asteroids clone)
papijump plus
neverputt (so many courses!!!!)
300 bowl (I like it better than flick bowling because it is much faster to begin a game)
air hockey from acceleroto
motionx poker

enigmo (got it at $10 but still so good)

trism (got it at $5 lol)
surface to air mayhem (best missile command game!!!)

Last edited by ricky; 10-17-2008 at 03:57 PM. Reason: typo

10-17-2008, 04:51 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Posts: 665
line rider (iride ) 2.99
Enigmo (i was one of the suckers who payed 9.99) now priced at 1.99
BBD2 when it was 1.99 at 5 bucks im not sure alot of ppl like it but i much perfer blocksclassic
(That being said) Blocks Classic .99 AWESOME
Papijump+ .99 Addictive
Other Motion X
Air Hockey
Motochaser (i also payed 9.99 for this not worth a nickel in my opinion)
Mote m
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i could list more but thats all for know
10-17-2008, 06:01 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
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motionX poker !! $1

Bought it at $5. No regrets.
10-17-2008, 06:11 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,654
Other than the ones that have already been posted:

Theseus - $1.99: just got today and love it. I've played these kinds of puzzles before and they're great. Even if it's simple graphics, they're great puzzles.

Vektrax - $.99: Also got today and also think it's great. There're a couple threads about it right now.

Burning Monkey Puzzle LaB - $.99: It's a lot of game for $.99. Used to be like $5.

Sprocket - $.99: Not for everyone, but I love it.

Mastermind - $2.99: Gives your brain a workout. There're a lot of copies of it, but this one is nice (and I think the first).

There are more and there's of course the ones everyone else mentioned.
10-17-2008, 06:21 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 893
Just listing the ones I play the most


LED Football
LED Basketball
Aqua Hoops - The new update makes it perfect


EA's Sudoku - I honestly like this one much better than Gameloft's
Solebon - My most played app
10-17-2008, 06:39 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,575
These are all good, some fantastic, games for $2.99 or less:

Papi Jump Plus
Black Mamba Racer
Space Invasion
Space Monkey
Blue Skies

Probably others I'm not thinking of.
10-17-2008, 11:03 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 18
(these prices are what I last saw them as and may be a little different now, but probably around the same)

Dizzy Bee ($3)
Trism ($3)
Enigmo ($2)
Motion X Dice Poker ($1)
Mouse About ($2)
Rock N Roll (Free last I checked, I got it at $2 and it was well worth it)
Flick Bowling ($1)
Virus ($1) - this game doesn't get enough attention! My personal $1 pick.
Trace (free!)
Plank ($3)
Ibowl (free!)
Word Up! ($1)
Biiball ($1)
Black Jack Run Lite (free)

I know these just came out, and I've only gotten a little time with them so far, but I can already tell they are worth your time:
Topple ($1)
Maze Finger (free!!)

edit: I have to say again, that the fact that you can get those 16 games for less than $20 is exactly why I love the app store so much, also why I only have 11 spots left until I am out of app screens..please update this apple, I hate cleaning my fridge to get new games.