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Best Of Thread

07-13-2010, 03:55 AM
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Location: London, UK
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Best Of Thread

So I need the opinion of the TouchArcade comunity to help me out. I am looking for the "best of" the below categories. I am looking for about 5-12 games per catergory and I would love to hear everyones opinion. The categories are as follows:

Zombie Games
Shooter (Dual Stick)
Shooter (Everything Else)
Shooter (FPS)
Match 3's
Space Themed Games
Board Games
Card Games
Random (Vuvuzela vs. Zombies/Enviro Bear Random)
Sports (Soccer related)
Sports (Football related)
Sports (Baseball Related)
Sports (everything else)
Best Doodle Themed Games

Or if you would rather not pick a particular genre, just tell me your top 10 favorite games. I am doing a survey for PR purposes and I plan to write about my findings, so your input and participation are greatly appreciated!

I also have noticed that there are too many "best *insert genre* on appstore" threads so i figured this would be the thread that combined them all, to keep things organized So the thread name should actually be Mass "Best Of" Thread.

You are not pretty enough to be that stupid.

Last edited by iphoneprogrammer; 07-13-2010 at 03:58 AM.
07-13-2010, 05:40 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,375
Hey pal, not really got time to write out a huge list. But this is a good source to start with for ideas.


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07-13-2010, 11:48 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
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Ok, here we go:

Zombie Games- COD Zombies, Aftermath, Zombieville USA
Racers- Jet Car Stunts, Real Racing, Driver
Shooter (Dual Stick) - Battle Bears -1, Minigore
Shooter (Everything Else) - Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Shooter (FPS) - NOVA, Archetype, Puppet War FPS
Puzzle- Eliss, Cogs, Beat It!, Angry Birds
Match 3's - Bitflip
Space Themed Games - Space Miner, Space Ninja
Board Games- Carcassone, Labyrinth 2?
Card Games - No idea.
Random - Enviro-Bear 2010!!!, Battle Bears, Hi How Are You, Puppet War FPS
Sports (Soccer related) - X2 Soccer 2010, Flick Kick Football
Sports (Football related) - Backbreaker Football
Sports (Baseball Related) - Baseball SuperStars 2010
Sports (everything else) Touchgrind, Flick Fishing, SkeeBall
Best Doodle Themed Games- Doodle Jump, Ragdoll Blaster
RPG's - No idea.
Shmup - No idea.
Other - Samurai: Way of the Warrior, Zen Bound, Sway, Gloop
Retro - DOOM Classic, Space Invaders
Flying - Skies of Glory

And my favorite iPhone games ever:

1. Spider: Secret of Bryce Manor- cool storyline unraveled in innovative game.
2. Zen Bound- Great graphics but relaxing mood
3. GTA: Chinatown Wars- a gigabyte of open-world madness
4. Eliss- A frantic multi-touch challenge.
5. Enviro-Bear 2010- Possibly the weirdest sense of humor in a game yet.
6. Canabalt- A rival to Doodle Jump, it becomes insanely addictive.
7. Touchgrind- Another hit by Illusion Labs, it's the best and original finger skateboard app on the App store.
8. Jet Car Stunts- An underappreciated racer, race against the clock as you rocket and drift your way through beautifully shaded... geometric shapes?
9. Samurai Way of the Warrior- Underrated, it combines beautiful Japanese art with violent hack-and-slash gameplay. I think it's free as of now, so get it.
10. Sway - A cool physics game with some undeniably cute characters (no, I'm not gay,) it's a fun ride even if it's REALLY SHORT.

Last edited by funkynubman; 07-13-2010 at 11:52 AM.
07-13-2010, 01:37 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 759
Zombie Games - Zombie Infection, Zombie Smash
Racers - Real Racing, Need for Speed
Shooter (Dual Stick) - Minigore
Shooter (Everything Else) - Exo Planet
Shooter (FPS) - Archetype
Puzzle - Tetris? Block Mania, Harbor 3D, Doodle God
Match 3's - idk
Space Themed Games - Space Miner
Board Games - Blokus
Card Games - idk
Random (Vuvuzela vs. Zombies/Enviro Bear Random) - Zenbound
Sports (Soccer related) - PES, X2
Sports (Football related) - Backbreaker, NCAA
Sports (Baseball Related) - 9 Innings Baseball
Sports (everything else) - idk
Best Doodle Themed Games - Doodle Jump, Doodle God
RPG's - idk
Shmup - idk
Other - CakeDoodle, Predator
Retro - idk
Flying - HAWX

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07-13-2010, 01:40 PM
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Match 3's - Babo Crash
Space Themed - Kometen
Random - Fox Smoking Pipe
Word Games - Dungeon Scroll

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07-16-2010, 05:47 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
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The best random game is enviro-bear 2010, the second best is magnetic shaving derby
07-16-2010, 06:08 PM
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Posts: 13,250
Zombie Games-zombie infection
Racers-need for speed shift
Shooter (Dual Stick)-meteor blitz
Shooter (Everything Else)-n/a
Shooter (FPS)-nova
Puzzle-hellsing's fire
Match 3's-puzzle quest
Space Themed Games-warpgate
Board Games-carcasonne
Card Games-n/a
Random (Vuvuzela vs. Zombies/Enviro Bear Random)-n/a
Sports (Soccer related)-soccer superstars
Sports (Football related)-nfl 2010
Sports (Baseball Related)-n/a
Sports (everything else)-n/a
Best Doodle Themed Games-doodle jump
RPG's-chaos rings
Shmup-siberian strike
Other-rts: red conquest
07-16-2010, 06:40 PM
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Last year's thread but still a lot of truth in it.

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07-17-2010, 12:02 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Zombie Games: N.Y. Zombies
Racers: Need for Speed: Shift
Shooter (Dual Stick): Guerilla Bob
Shooter (Everything Else):
Shooter (FPS): Archetype
Puzzle: Helsing's Fire
Match 3's: Bejeweled 2
Space Themed Games: NOVA
Board Games: Monopoly: Classic Edition
Card Games: UNO
Random (Vuvuzela vs. Zombies/Enviro Bear Random): Enviro-Bear 2010
Sports (Soccer related): X2 Football 2010
Sports (Football related): Flick Kick Field Goal
Sports (Baseball Related): Baseball Superstars
Sports (everything else): Flick Kick Football
Best Doodle Themed Games: Doodle Jump
RPG's: Chaos Rings
Shmup: Space Invaders: Infinity Gene
Other: Tilt to Live
Retro: Space Invaders: Infinity Gene
Flying: HAWX