iPad Best Games of 2008!?

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPad Games' started by tosui, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. tosui

    tosui Well-Known Member

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    It's December, so I guess it's time to start making lists! Arn's said that he's working on a TouchArcade list, but I'm sure we all have our own "best of" thoughts.

    Post your fav's for all to see (and *sigh* buy!), and feel free to add categories:

    Best $$ Game: Fieldrunners

    Best Free Game: TapDefense

    Best Polish/Graphics: Fieldrunners

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Dizzy Bee

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Air Hockey (Acceleroto)

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: SynthPond
     
  2. Danillson

    Danillson Well-Known Member

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    #2 Danillson, Dec 4, 2008
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  3. istopmotion

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    Best $$ Game: Bike or Die 2

    Best Free Game: Tap Tap Revenge

    Best Polish/Graphics: Brothers in Arms - Probably about to change when NFS comes out...

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: BIA

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Fuzzle

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: JUXTAPOSER
     
  4. nickels

    nickels Well-Known Member

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    Best $$ Game: Virtual Pool

    Best Free Game: Live Poker

    Best Polish/Graphics: Flick Bowling

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: TouchGrind

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Boomshine

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Remote/Facebook
     
  5. ericxd

    ericxd Well-Known Member

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    #5 ericxd, Dec 4, 2008
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    Best $$ Game: Snail Mail

    Best Free Game: TapDefense

    Best Polish/Graphics: Fieldrunners

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Dizzy Bee

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Real Soccer 09

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: BeejiveIM (on the go or just lazy on the bed)

    EDIT: my bad Danillson!
     
  6. Danillson

    Danillson Well-Known Member

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    In Germany, it's Real Football. But I know it's real soccer in the US.
     
  7. tosui

    tosui Well-Known Member

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    Crap. This thread is gonna cost me serious $$$.

    I clearly wasn't thinking when I started it! :D
     
  8. YES!!ZL!!!

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    Best $$ Game: Real Soccer 09

    Best Free Game: Tris (The App Store Antique)

    Best Polish/Graphics: Spore

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: TouchGrind

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): HoldEm

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Shazam/Movies/i.TV/The Weather Channel
     
  9. Oma

    Oma Well-Known Member

    Best $$ Game: Reign Of Swords

    Best Free Game: Lux Touch

    Best Polish/Graphics: Real Football 09

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: PapiJump

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): PapiJump

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: I Can Has Cheezburger (I like lolcats :D)

    I just luv papijump :)
     
  10. don_k

    don_k Well-Known Member

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    Best games of 2008? How can we judge now??
    There are plenty of good games coming this month, so this thread must be invalid by the time 2008 really ends.
     
  11. Mr. Charley

    Mr. Charley Well-Known Member

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    Best $$ Game: Virtual Pool and/or Cubicman Deluxe

    Best Free Game: Trace

    Best Polish: Blackbeard Assault

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Sudoku (just kidding) -=> Tanzen. Perfect on the iPhone/Touch

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Bike or Die 2 (those levels don’t last more than a few seconds tops. You can get a few games in no problem. Only issue is you saying “I’ll just try one more time” too many times!

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Converter (always handy to be able to convert any type of unit
     
  12. nizy

    nizy Well-Known Member

    Best $$ Game: Snail Mail

    Best Free Game: Tap Tap Revenge

    Best Polish/Graphics: Real Football 09

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Super Monkey Ball

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Trism

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Band or Sketches
     
  13. Everydaynormalguy

    Everydaynormalguy Well-Known Member

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    #13 Everydaynormalguy, Dec 4, 2008
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    Best $$ Game: Super Monkey Ball

    Best Free Game:Super Monkey Ball

    Best Polish/Graphics:Super Monkey Ball

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Super Monkey Ball

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Super Monkey Ball
    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App:Super Monkey Ball
     
  14. squirpe

    squirpe Well-Known Member

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    Best $$ Game: Super Monkey Ball

    Best Free Game: PapiJump

    Best Polish/Graphics: Super Monkey Ball

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Quick Draw

    Best Quick-Pickup Game: Adrenaline Pool

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: App Sniper

    Of course, this may change before the end of the year :)
     
  15. Paulio

    Paulio Well-Known Member

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    I concur!
    this is SPAAARTAA will be awesome
    and who knows maybe that frerrari thing might be awesome too..
    rollando may come out too, massive hipe over that. (they are going to be rich!)
     
  16. aerolord

    aerolord Well-Known Member

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    Best $$ Game: Fieldrunners

    Best Free Game: TapDefense

    Best Polish/Graphics: Fieldrunners

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Zombies Attack

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Bejewled 2

    Best Music/Sound effect Game(That is not Tap Tap): Brothers in Arms

    Overall best game: Fieldrunners
     
  17. Oliver

    Oliver Well-Known Member

    Best $$ Game: Brain Challenge

    Best Free Game: Trace

    Best Polish/Graphics: Fieldrunners

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Dizzy Bee

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Scoops

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Spend and Fatwatch (have to take two in this category)
     
  18. DukeofAnkh

    DukeofAnkh Well-Known Member

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    #18 DukeofAnkh, Dec 5, 2008
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    It's not the end of 2008 yet, as others have pointed out, but best games I've played so far:

    Best $$ Game: Snail Mail

    Best Free Game: I'm sorry, this is a three way draw between TapDefense & Aurora Feint: The Beginning & Trace

    Best Polish/Graphics: Dr Awesome

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Toy Bot Diaries

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): 2079 (though this was a close thing. There are a lot of good quick pickup games)

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: AirSharing
     
  19. Slayer_megadeth

    Slayer_megadeth Well-Known Member

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    Best $$ Game: Real Football 09

    Best Free Game: Cube

    Best Polish/Graphics: Brothers in arms/Fastlane Street racing

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Brothers in arms

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Guitar Rock Tour

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Drum Kit
     
  20. brewstermax

    brewstermax Well-Known Member

    Best $$ Game: Fieldrunners/Flick Fishing (waiting for RPGguy to come bash me)

    Best Free Game: Lux Touch

    Best Polish/Graphics: Venger/Fastlane

    Best iPhone Gameplay Idea: Super Monkey Ball

    Best Quick-Pickup Game (you know, your washroom game!): Tanzen

    Best Non-Game (& non-native) App: Appsniper

    Sorry on some of them I couldn't decide. And I was kind of confused about Best iPhone Gameplay Idea.
     

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