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Best Match 3 app for the iPad?

08-27-2010, 02:22 PM
My favorites are:

Peppers - great looking match 3 game with a variety of play modes. Has the added benefit of being universal. The variety of game modes keep me coming back to this one.

Azkend HD - I like this one a lot. Very nice graphics with a story mode tacked on. Some people complain about the fact that they could take up more of the screen with the tiles, but personally the background images are used to good effect giving a nice feel to the game.

Steamballs - I like the feel of this one more than Dreamballs. Dreamballs is cute, but it just felt like it went on and on with no reason to want to do so.
08-27-2010, 03:31 PM
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 586

Sorry, didn't mean to misquote you! I greatly prefer Steamballs...if it goes on sale, give it a try. I bet you will like it better than Dreamballs. 7 Wonders is okay, just not as interesting as Call of Atlantis or some of the others. It is a mumbo jumbo app...it was nice to see you not hating on them in the Samantha Swift thread. 7 Wonders is very pretty, I'd recommend it, just not as strongly as Call of Atlantis.

08-27-2010, 07:03 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,609
It seems I really need try Steamballs despite it seems very close to Dreamballs. I would believe 7 Wonders be better, but well, Call of Atlantis is very good and the comparison to it is a challenge.

In fact about Match 3, I'm currently playing Luxor, very good, too bad it is so dry. I tried another one more cute and with special power up if I remember well but it had awful controls. Luxor is centered only on the base idea but develop it well, no doubt I'll finish it soon.

For Azkend HD, I tried the demo some time ago and dislike it a lot just because I found it tedious, but why I feel it like this I don't remember at all.
08-27-2010, 07:16 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,833
Another that has not been mentioned is Bitflip HD. A pretty fun game, and holds my attention well. Lots of different skins.

Price varies quite a lot as well. There are frequent sales if you want to wishlist it.

GameCenter ID : oldestgamer
08-28-2010, 01:05 AM
Thanks for the mention of bitFLIP HD ... we just updated it to improve its stability which got us killed in the ratings (super crashy when the first iPad update went out, but its solid now).
08-28-2010, 01:15 AM
Smailes HD and Puzzle Quest are my favourite, Peppers is not bad too!
11-30-2012, 10:04 PM
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 29
Some newer ones...

Zookeeper DX (single) or Battle (multi)
Candy Crush
12-01-2012, 01:55 AM
Joined: Feb 2011
Location: Germany
Posts: 275
Hey there!

Could it be, that devil invasion is gone?!? I can't find it in the german appstore... And I was looking since puzzle quest was released, to find a similar game. *snif*
01-14-2013, 04:16 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Raleigh,NC
Posts: 49
Originally Posted by 2wicky View Post
Some newer ones...

Zookeeper DX (single) or Battle (multi)
Candy Crush
Yes, Candy Crush is addictive!