The best paid iOS games
Now that Tim Cook has said there aren’t little green men hanging out in your iPhone waiting to grant the government access to your data maybe we can all unclench and enjoy some gaming action again. In case you spent much of 2013 in a lather over data security and didn’t see what came down the pipeline in the past few months, we’ve listed our favorite paid iOS games below. And if you need some cash to purchase these games, hit up the Apple Store and grab an iTunes gift card and 2 percent Cash Back.
BADLAND is one of the most unique looking iOS games available. It’s been incredibly well regarded since its release, garnering near perfect scores from every corner of the gaming world. The side-scrolling adventure finds the player jumping through 80 unique single player levels and an additional 22 multiplayer levels. The simple one-touch controls mixed with a unique level design make BADLAND a must play iOS game.
Cut The Rope 2 ($0.99)
The sequel to the hit Cut The Rope finds the series in tremendous shape. The core mechanics remain the same but the ante has been upped wherever possible. The game has 120 new levels and five new characters or “Ommies” that can assist the player. The game’s main character, Om Nom, has more customizable options than in the original game, too. Basically, if you enjoyed the original Cut The Rope, the sequel is more of the same.
Infinity Blade III ($6.99)
Successful franchises often have finite shelf life, but Infinity Blade is still running strong in its third iteration. Infinity Blade III maintains its standing as one of the best looking iOS games with near ideal touch controls that players use to explore its gorgeous 3D world. Infinity Blade III features two playable characters and three new game modes, one of which is a massively multiplayer mode where players can join forces to defeat enemies and unlock rare items.
Mikey Hooks ($1.99)
Looking to jump across six unique environments and hook your way to greatness? Then Mikey Hooks is the game for you. Players can dress up in 220 different disguises and race against their ghost times as they try to beat the game’s 36 different levels. Controls can be customized and players can compete with each other via Game Center.
Icycle: On Thin Ice ($2.99)
We’ll end our list the way with began it – featuring a game with a truly unique visual style. Icycle finds players gliding across a post-apocalyptic frozen world the likes of which hasn’t been seen before on iOS. The game features 80 surreal missions with unlockable bonus features including the original version of Icycle.
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By Dan Kricke, Appolicious