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iPhone: What games have the best replay value?

04-16-2009, 12:20 AM
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What games have the best replay value?

OK. We've all done it. Buy a game expecting it to be great but then only play it occasionally and soon not at all. What I want to know is what games have you found to have the best replay value.

For me Lux has held my attention the longest (the free version is still better than the DLX pay version unfortunately). I still enjoy Galcon from time to time and iShoot is still fun as well. iMob isn't really a great game but it's strangely addicting, especially if you have friends who also play. Enigmo was a great game worthy of mention but after all the levels are complete the game is essentially over (the user created levels weren't nearly as fun).

I've bought several other games but they never held my attention for long. What games are you guys really addicted to even several weeks after you installed them?
04-16-2009, 12:21 AM
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Puzzle Quest - tons of replay value, getting through the game is very long 30-40 hours maybe? Plus you could always play again as a different class.

04-16-2009, 12:22 AM
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just about any td or card game, uno especially

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04-16-2009, 12:22 AM
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scoops and sky burger. easy pick up game

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04-16-2009, 12:24 AM
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Fieldrunners, iDracula and Doodle Jump.
04-16-2009, 12:27 AM
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Originally Posted by JeffeJ View Post
For me Lux has held my attention the longest (the free version is still better than the DLX pay version unfortunately).
Just out of curiosity, why do think that?

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04-16-2009, 12:33 AM
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Best replay value for me would be a tie between 3 games.

1. Let's Golf because of its many tournaments and just because its an amazing golf game
2. Bike or Die 2 because it has 2500+ levels and just keeps me coming back for more
3. Car Jack Streets because it has been planned out so it takes 20 weeks exactly to finish the game, (I have a preview version of it, but its the final version)

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04-16-2009, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by NotYou View Post
Just out of curiosity, why do think that?
There's so much lag in the DLX version it's not fun to play. I think the developers were trying to add too many options in the pay version and it bogged the game down. They've had one update and made a little progress but it needs a lot of work to make it as snappy as the stripped down free version. The DLX version has better AI and more maps that you don't get in the free one but I still enjoy the free one more.
04-16-2009, 12:38 AM
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I have spent tons of hours playing Trism. Never get bored of it, can play it for a quick 5 min, or for hour+ long sessions.

Really great game imo.

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04-16-2009, 12:53 AM
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Blue defense. I have 150 paid apps and I play this one the most