‘Plants Vs. Zombies 2’ and other recent iPhone game releases
The iPhone has become a terrific platform for gaming. While games have always been a part of the App Store, we’re seeing some great games come down the pipeline as summer comes to a close. Below are five of our most recent favorites. Right now you can get a $100 iTunes gift card for purchasing a Mac for college or a $50 iTunes gift card if you buy an iPhone or iPad. This deal is valid through Sept. 6.
The sequel to the hit iPhone game, Plants Vs. Zombies 2 is back with more of what you loved the first time. The sequel ups the ante in every way possible, with new plants and new zombies, including a pirate zombie and an ancient Egyptian zombie. Meanwhile, new Plant Food and other power-ups will help players as they play. As if that wasn’t enough, there are zombie chickens!
Pirate Legends TD is a strategy game for fans of the high seas, but it has a bit more in common with Plants vs. Zombies than you think. Players sail through tropical islands defending themselves from the British Navy, cannibal tribes and an undead horde. Players upgrade towers, improve their tech, and get superpowers as they play. There are 7 environments filled with 12 battles across the game’s world.
This game might remind you of classic game Dig Dug, but Gold Diggers puts its own spin on its classic digging mechanics. Players dig their way through layers of earth while avoiding giant worms, flame pillars and more on their search for gold. With fun, easy to pick up gameplay, Gold Diggers is the kind of game that will sneak up on you and take hours away from your day.
Platformers are nothing new to video games, going back from before the original Super Mario Bros., but Geometry Dash adds a touch of originality by adding a little rhythm to the challenge. Players race through rhythm-based challenges where they will jump, fly and flip towards the goal. There’s even a level creator where players can build their own challenging levels for others to play.
Pocket Land lets players build the most attractive land on a six by six grid. A mix of Sim City and Minecraft, Pocket Land is geared towards teaching younger gamers how to build worlds. Players can collect mana, wood, stone, water, fire and gold to unlock better structures as they progress in the game. Pocket Land is great for young, curious gamers.
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