Great Big List of Premium Experience Games

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    #1 coolpepper43, Dec 30, 2014
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    Since having a full premium gaming experience is becoming harder and harder to come by these days, I thought that we should create a huge list of great games that offer a full premium experience. The criteria includes:

    1. Games that have a one time purchase, no ads, no iap.

    2. They can offer iap but only as a means to jump ahead in a game that would not offer any competitive benefits (leader boards). And this means the the iap currency can easily be obtainable with minimal to no grinding like any good ol pre iap game. So this means completely optional iap.

    3. Free games with a full premium iap unlock.

    4. No games with ads that cannot be removed with premium unlock. This game must be a free game

    5. Everything has to be unlockable through playing and not with a purchase. I may have a separate section later for these games. These games include any IAP such as episodic chapters, extra levels, special items. NO GAMES WITH PAID ONLY UNLOCKABLES AND CONTENT. THIS MEANS NO IAP ONLY SPECIAL ITEMS AND EPISODES.

    In order to be on this list you need to first be nominated and get THREE votes. This is to insure that the game is in fact premium and meets the criteria because I am not familiar with every game. Also, this will weed out some of the not so great games.

    On the bottom post of this thread page is a list of nominations. Please vote for any game that you can confirm the CURRENT LATEST VERSION of the game meets the criteria above and is a great game. Please make sure that you are very familiar with the game before voting. Any games that do not meet the above requirements or are no longer in the App Store that are nominated or put on the main list should be removed. Please let me know ASAP so I can remove them. This entire thread is only for currently available games. If you have any comments about how to improve this or if you have any questions please post 'em. #



    #####VERIFIED PREMIUM EXPERIENCE #####

    Boson X
    DEVICE 6
    Duet
    Out There
    Papers, Please
    Skullduggery!
    Super Hexagon
    The Banner Saga
    The Sailor's Dream
    Threes!
    VVVVV
    Wayward Souls
    Year Walk


    ###NOMINATIONS###

    80 Days. 1 vote
    Arcane Quest 2
    Bastion. 1 vote
    Battlehearth Legacy
    BattleLore
    Beat Hazard
    Blackmoor
    Braveland (1 & 2)
    Chaos Rings (Series)
    CounterSpy
    Craft the World
    Crystal Siege
    Cursed Treasure (1 & 2)
    Defender Chronicles (1 & 2)
    FF & Dragon Quest
    FF Tactics
    Fieldrunners 2
    Five Nights At Freddy's
    Five Nights At Freddy's 2
    Frozen Synapse
    Galaxy on Fire 2
    Great Big War Game (Series)
    Greed Corp.
    Horn
    Hunters 2
    Hunters Episode 1
    Indigo Lake
    Inferno
    Inferno 2. 1 vote
    Infinity Blade (Series)
    KeroBlaster
    Kingdom Rush
    Kingdom Rush: Frontiers
    Kingdom Rush: Origins
    Little Luca
    Man at Arms TD
    Minecraft
    Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
    Neon Shadow
    Oddworld: stranger's wrath
    ORC: Vengeance
    Phantom Rift
    Ravenmark
    Ravensword: Shadowlands
    Shadow Run: Dragonfall
    Shadow Run Returns
    Skulls Of The Shogun
    Space Expedition
    Space Hulk
    Spectral Souls
    Star Wars: KOTOR
    Sword & Sworcery
    The Shadow Sun
    Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance
    Warhammer Quest
    XCOM: Enemy Within
    Xibalba
    Zengrams
    Zombies. (By Bignic)
    Zombieville 2
     
  2. Sven - Monkube

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  3. Wayward Souls
    Neon Shadow
    Phantom Rift
    Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath
    CounterSpy
    Minecraft
    Skulls Of The Shogun
    The Shadow Sun
    Ravensword: Shadowlands
    80 Days
    Frozen Synapse
    Hunters 2
    Hunters Episode 1
    The Banner Saga
    Out There
    Greed Corp.
    Papers, Please
    Indigo Lake
    DEVICE 6
    Year Walk
    The Sailor's Dream
    Sword & Sworcery
    Zombies. (By Bignic)
    Xibalba
    Inferno
    Inferno 2
    Beat Hazard
    Five Nights At Freddy's
    Five Nights At Freddy's 2
    Boson X
    Super Hexagon
    VVVVV
    Zombieville 2
    Battlehearth Legacy
    Episodic games count?
     
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    #4 Jim Shorts, Dec 30, 2014
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    XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    XCOM: Enemy Within
    Ravenmark
    Kingdom Rush
    Kingdom Rush: Frontiers
    Kingdom Rush: Origins
    Shadow Run Returns
    Shadow Run: Dragonfall
    BattleLore
    Warhammer Quest
    Out There
    Arcane Quest 2
    Crystal Siege
    Blackmoor
    Bastion
    Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance
    Skullduggery!
    Space Hulk
    Cursed Treasure (1 & 2)
    Fieldrunners 2
    Man at Arms TD
    Defender Chronicles (1 & 2)
    Braveland (1 & 2)
    Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
    FF Tactics
    FF & Dragon Quest RPG Series
    Great Big War Game (Series)
    Galaxy on Fire 2
    Horn
    Spectral Souls
    ORC: Vengeance
    Chaos Rings (Series)
    Infinity Blade (Series)
     
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    Craft the World
    All Kairosoft games (apart from the Freemium one)
     
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    #6 coolpepper43, Dec 30, 2014
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    Here is a list of nominations. Please vote for any game that you can confirm the CURRENT LATEST VERSION of the game MEETS THE CRITERIA ABOVE and IS A GREAT GAME. Please make sure that you are very FAMILIAR WITH THE GAME before voting. Any games that do not meet the above requirements or are no longer in the App Store that are nominated or put on the main list should be removed. Please let me know ASAP so I can remove them. This entire thread is only for currently available games.

    ##NOMINATIONS##

    80 Days
    Arcane Quest 2
    Banner saga
    Bastion
    Battlehearth Legacy
    BattleLore
    Beat Hazard
    Blackmoor
    Braveland (1 & 2)
    Chaos Rings (Series)
    CounterSpy
    Craft the World
    Crystal Siege
    Cursed Treasure (1 & 2)
    Defender Chronicles (1 & 2)
    FF & Dragon Quest
    FF Tactics
    Fieldrunners 2
    Five Nights At Freddy's
    Five Nights At Freddy's 2
    Frozen Synapse
    Galaxy on Fire 2
    Great Big War Game (Series)
    Greed Corp.
    Horn
    Hunters 2
    Hunters Episode 1
    Indigo Lake
    Inferno
    Inferno 2
    Infinity Blade (Series)
    KeroBlaster
    Kingdom Rush
    Kingdom Rush: Frontiers
    Kingdom Rush: Origins
    Little Luca
    Man at Arms TD
    Minecraft
    Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
    Neon Shadow
    Oddworld: stranger's wrath
    ORC: Vengeance
    Phantom Rift
    Ravenmark
    Ravensword: Shadowlands
    Shadow Run: Dragonfall
    Shadow Run Returns
    Skulls Of The Shogun
    Space Expedition
    Space Hulk
    Spectral Souls
    Star Wars: KOTOR
    Sword & Sworcery
    The Shadow Sun
    Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance
    Warhammer Quest
    XCOM: Enemy Within
    Xibalba
    Zengrams
    Zombies. (By Bignic)
    Zombieville 2
     
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    Medical Doctor
    Pokke Village, Indonesia
    Shadowrun both
    Bastion
    MHFU
    FF tactics
    FF & Dragon Quest
    Galaxy on Fire 2
    Horn
    Spectral souls
    Orcs: vengeance
    Chaos rings series
    Infinityblade series
    Xcom both
    Oddworld: stranger's wrath
    Hunters 2
    Ravensword shadowlands
    Battleheart legacy
    Star Wars: KOTOR
    Wayward souls
    Banner saga
    Papers, please
     
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    Monster hunter freedom unite
    XCOM Enemy Within
    Star Wars KOTOR
    GTA San Andreas
    VainGlory
    Hearthstone
    Bastion
    Record of Agarest War
     
  9. coolpepper43

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    Guys, thanks for posting but I am trying to get things off the nominations list and onto the main list. Please read all the rules and instructions and then please vote off the nominations list. In your posts please only post something like "my votes are...". And please make sure it meets all the criterias. With everyone's help I will keep this list well maintained and it will continue to grow,:)
     
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    Why is infinity blade considered a full Premuim experience?
     
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    Is the iap gold too hard to come by that makes the game way to grindy? Or does the gold effect the leader boards in anyway?
     
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    I would say it is.

    IB2 was the best one in terms of the pay model. Even the currency purchases are re-given to you on each playthrough.

    IB3 is acceptable because they are giving out premium currency like candy through Deathless modes, challenges (which scales every battle), Aegis Tourneys, clash mobs, and even hideout chest gifts. The downside in IB3's system is that they included a secondary currency.
     
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    We need to think of all of this in terms of pre iap days when in game currency were fare. Also, I like to think of this in comparison to original N64 games. You pay once and it's done. No expansions or any kind of addition purchases of any kind in the game. So that could either be a onetime purchase of an premium iap unlock, iap to get rid of ads (this means no other iap), or pay once upfront. In those first two models these games would have to be free of course. If anyone thinks we should do this differently please let me know.
     
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    I don't think expansions make the game not premium...
     
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    I agree. I would gladly pay for more content in BattleHeart: Legacy.

    Zelda 64 had an expansion (sort of): The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
     
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    How far back are you going with these nominations? There are many excellent games that have come out in the more distant past and continue to play well on even the latest iOS versions. Dozens if not hundreds... are you trying to keep this a much more recent list?
     
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    No only games that are still available for purchase. As long as they are still on the App Store they can be added.
     
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    I think there is a thin line of when an expansion is really an expansion and not just 1/3 or 1/4 of a finished complete game. What if the first half of the levels for Super Mario Bros were available at start and then "part 2" came out that has the rest of the game. I an not against paid additional content or whatever. But I feel that if we add these games to the list then we will have to debate if the expansion is really an expansion or just 1/3 of the whole game. I'm thinking old school over here. I am also very torn about this which is why I was thinking of doing a separate list for these types of games. Any criticisms are welcome.
     
  19. DJEmergency

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    I agree. I believe a premium game is the whole game and not parts. There should be another list for episodic games too that are premium.
     
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    All those games in nomination is premium except Infinate Blade Series
     

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