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Fun, well designed games on iPhone 4?

12-07-2010, 01:30 PM
#1
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Fun, well designed games on iPhone 4?

Hi guys!

I just got an iPhone 4, and have gotten a great slew of games for it. I'm a hardcore gamer, but I appreciate creativity, nice art and good controls on iOS games.

I've seen a lot of beautiful, fun looking games lately for these devices but I don't know their names!

I got:

Mushihime Bug Panic (love it)!
Pix'n Rush (love it)!
Espgaluda 2
Broken Sword
Doodle Jump
Angry Birds
Mirror's Edge
Across Edge
Time Geeks

Please recommend me some good, artsy fun games! (I've already skimmed through the reviews on the site!)

Thanks!
12-07-2010, 02:27 PM
#2
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Lego Harry Potter
Labyrinth2
Samurai2
Carcassonne
Reckless Racing (looks amazing!)
Sentinel 3

Those have been my favorite games with retina support so far.


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12-07-2010, 04:11 PM
#3
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My top 5 atm:

Game Dev Story
Cut The Rope
Age of Zombies
Space Miner: Space Ore Bust - New retina update just came out, so if you haven't played this it'll amaze you.
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Last edited by Cilo; 12-07-2010 at 04:20 PM.
12-07-2010, 04:18 PM
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Osmos
Cut the rope
Fruit Ninja
Plunderland
Dead Runner
Solipskier
Aerox
UFO on Tape
Agents

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12-07-2010, 05:37 PM
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Hardcore + nice art? Silverfish & Spirit fit the bill, though I may be a tad biased

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12-07-2010, 05:49 PM
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For iPhone 4 be sure to get: Space Miner Blast, Flight Control, Fruit Ninja, Galaxy On Fire 2, NFS Hot Pursuit / Real Racing (or wait for Real Racing 2), Labyrinth 2, Rage HD, Reckless Racing, Samurai 2, Sentinel 3, Spider: the Secret of Bryce Manor, SteamBirds, Tilt to Live, Zen Bound 2. Just a few to get startin.

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12-07-2010, 05:55 PM
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+1 for cut the rope, it's amazingly addictive trying to get all the stars in every level, if you're looking for something with wow factor then infinity blade is released tomorrow/next day (depending on territory) and looks graphically astounding for a game on a phone.

Last edited by Rasterico; 12-07-2010 at 05:58 PM.
12-07-2010, 08:09 PM
#8
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Osmos...definitely fits your needs.
Silverfish
Wispin
Solipskier
Zen Bound 2
Trainyard
PathPix Pro
Peggle
Love Love
Labyrinth 2

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12-10-2010, 01:13 PM
#9
I’ll suggest Chop Sushi. I don’t care about sushi, matching games, or turn-based combat, and it doesn’t have retina graphics (though it’s a case where you’ll hardly notice).

And yet somehow I couldn’t put it down until I’d beaten every enemy! The game mechanic is unique (more strategic than “match 3”) and the art/music is great.

And for retina graphics, check out geoDefense. More action-oriented than normal TD... and hard!

EDIT: How could I forget Helsing’s Fire? Beautiful, fun, original, and retina-sharp!

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