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#1 Posted by MirkoS77 (12678 posts) -

I need some new games for my iphone 4S and it's been a while since I've visited the app store. I'm looking mostly for turn based strategy though am open to any genre as long as it's well-done. Call of Cathulu looks interesting but I watched a few YT vids and am hesitant. Some games that I just bought that I'm enjoying the hell out of are Zombie GS (easily my favorite so far), Vector, and Blueprint 3D. I'd like to get some more but with a bit more depth to them.

I've tried Perfect Cell after all the raving reviews (I don't see what all the hoopla is about) and also Autumn Dynasty which I LOVED at first until I got further into it and realized that for an RTS there's not enough options to effectively manage units and bases (even for how simplistic it is), and with the size of iphone's screen it's more work than it's worth. Maybe on an ipad it'd be much better. Are there any old school games like the old PC games Crusader: no remorse, Elevator Action, or Star Control?

There's two things that immediately preclude me from even giving any game a second glance though: overly bright, kiddy, cartoonish visual style (99% of all games right there) and virtual joystick/buttons. I won't bother with these with a few exceptions but all others are fine. So what else is there? I guess I'm looking for action, TBS, but am open to any others that are well designed and have a bit of depth. I'm aware of Angry birds, cut the rope and all these top sellers. I'm looking for those obscure gems hidden away that really don't get much recognition but are awesome.

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#2 Posted by chris24l (1288 posts) -
Here are my favorites: EPOCH, Modern Combat 4, Shadow gun dead zone, shadowgun, modern combat 3, dead space, and infinity blade 2.
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#3 Posted by funsohng (29858 posts) -
Real Racing 3
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#4 Posted by fireiyt (29 posts) -
thanks for your sharing,just look for some make me fell excited games.~~~~
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#6 Posted by RR360DD (13695 posts) -

Fieldrunners 2, probably the best tower defense game on ios. Has the kiddy visuals you hate, but its very fun. You should at least check out the free trial on there.

Games I love myself at the minute are Vice city (has virtual joysticks but controls surprisingly well, i completed the RC helicopter mission first time no bother which should say something about the controls lol), Crazy Taxi (even better than the XBLA port as it has original soundtrack), Bastion, The Walking dead and civilisation revolution.

Check out Lost empires, pretty fun too

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edit: You should check this list underplayed games and hidden gems

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#7 Posted by MirkoS77 (12678 posts) -

Fieldrunners 2, probably the best tower defense game on ios. Has the kiddy visuals you hate, but its very fun. You should at least check out the free trial on there.

Games I love myself at the minute are Vice city (has virtual joysticks but controls surprisingly well, i completed the RC helicopter mission first time no bother which should say something about the controls lol), Crazy Taxi (even better than the XBLA port as it has original soundtrack), Bastion, The Walking dead and civilisation revolution.

Check out Lost empires, pretty fun too

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edit: You should check this list underplayed games and hidden gems

RR360DD

Nice, thanks!

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#8 Posted by yashrie (25 posts) -
Ducky Duck Hunting .. Available on https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ducky-duck-hunting/id580837621?mt=8
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#9 Posted by csadhoo (1462 posts) -

Dragon Island Blue...It's Dragon Quest Monsters and Pokemon mixed....I've put in many hours into it and I only paid .99 cents for it. Check it out and look at reviews. I really like this one!

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#10 Posted by GarianM (35 posts) -

I have been plaing escape from zombie U. It is really simple, but it has subtle strategy. Not the deepest game though.

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#11 Posted by Ipalka (25 posts) -
I like the game Little Friends
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#13 Posted by ramadhan12 (25 posts) -

Fieldrunners 2, probably the best tower defense game on ios. Has the kiddy visuals you hate, but its very fun. You should at least check out the free trial on there.

Games I love myself at the minute are Vice city (has virtual joysticks but controls surprisingly well, i completed the RC helicopter mission first time no bother which should say something about the controls lol), Crazy Taxi (even better than the XBLA port as it has original soundtrack), Bastion, The Walking dead and civilisation revolution.

Check out Lost empires, pretty fun too

edit: You should check this list underplayed games and hidden gems

RR360DD
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#14 Posted by blademill (37 posts) -
Try Running With Friends. It's a great runner aside from Temple Run.
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#16 Posted by blademill (37 posts) -
It depends on what genre you are into. FYI, here is a top list from AppsGoer. http://ios.appsgoer.com/top-15-ios-game-released-in-july-2013-16021.html