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So what are the best iPad games?

04-15-2011, 12:43 AM
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So what are the best iPad games?

I may or may not have just received my iPad 2 finally (after a month of patient waiting ), and now I'm interested in what all it has to offer. I ignored it for so long, but now it's time to pay attention!

So what are some great iPad games? Anything you would recommend? I can't promise I will buy any of the recommendations (trying to start over with a clean slate and not go totally ape**** crazy with apps like I did with my iPhone), but I am curious what kind of stuff I've been missing out on over the past year or so.

Thanks in advance

04-15-2011, 12:49 AM
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World of Goo HD
Infinity Blade HD
Real Racing 2 HD
Infinity Field HD
Fruit Ninja HD

Best 5 games to start off with in my opinion.

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04-15-2011, 05:35 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Australia
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A few weeks ago i was in pretty much the same position as you. I got the ipad 2 on international launch day march 25. So far my favourite games have been;
Plants vs zombies hd
Jenga hd
Superbrothers sword and sworcery ep
Assphalt 6 adrenaline hd
Veggie samurai hd
04-15-2011, 11:24 AM
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A few that haven't been mentioned yet:

- Sparkle
- Orbital
- Halogen
- WordsWorth
- Soosiz
- Osmos
- The Line HD
- Circuloid
- Splash Duel
- Maze Raider
- iStunt 2
- Spirit
- Meteor Blitz
- Jumpy Ball
- Snood
- Pac'n-Jump
- Forget Me Not
- Compression
- Robosockets
- Chop Chop Kicker

Last edited by SuperWeird; 04-15-2011 at 11:27 AM.
04-15-2011, 01:02 PM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 509
- Dead Space
- Infinight
- Mirror's Edge
- Nanosaur 2
- Spider-Man
- Edge
- Jelly Car 3
- Babylonian
- Ikaros
- Bit Trip Beat
- NFS Hot Pursuit
- Death Rally
- Aqua Moto 2
- Star Battalion
- Alien Space
- Tilt to Live
- Undead Attack
- Pinball HD
- Circular Tic Tac Toe
- Tic Tac Toe Ten
- Dots n Bombs
- Linus Pro
- Hangman RSS
- Enigmo 2
- iPing Pong 3D
- Power Pool
- Marble Mixer
- Atomic Ball
- Jet Ball Premium
- BlocksTouch 3D
- Vector Ball
- WarChess
- Burn the Rope
- Land-a Panda
- Bonzai Rabbit
04-15-2011, 01:05 PM
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Battleheart is great on the iPad.
04-15-2011, 01:31 PM
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I lied. Before you do anything, grab S&S. Then, grab the other five.

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04-15-2011, 02:03 PM
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Welcome to the family!!

Some games that are specifically optimized for the ipad with enhanced graphics/AA are:

Infinity Blade
Real Racing 2 HD
Dead Space

also Asphalt 6 but this is the worst of all due to a lack of AA. But it is on sale for .99 right now!

Personally Ive played through Infinity Blade numerous times and the graphics are amazing.

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04-15-2011, 02:50 PM
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Welcome to the iPad 2 fam!

- World of Goo HD.
- Max and the Magic Marker HD.
- Spider: Bryce Manor HD.
- Bug Heroes(currently free and plays very well on the big screen)!
- Fruit Ninja HD.
- 100 Rogues(plays different on iPad).
- Dungeon Defenders(lag free and awesome using the iPad 2 hardware).
- Infinity Blade(it looks better, plays better, but gets boring and repetitive after a while).

* Flipboard. Though it's not a game, it's probably one of the best put together iPad apps available and it's free.
* GarageBand. Solid music app whether your into music or not.

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04-18-2011, 01:25 AM
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Thank you for all the suggestions! And thank you for the warm welcome to the family. The iPad is a beast so far. The battery is omgamazing, especially compared to my 3GS which can't be used for more than 2 hours for games or web surfing XD

I already picked up Infinity Blade on the iPhone so I redownloaded that. And I picked up Sword and Sworcery straight out of the gate. That game is boss.

I shall check out all these other suggestions, too!

Question about Orbital, though: It's not on the app store anymore! D: