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Best iPhone & iPad Games of 2014 – What the Experts Say

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Thinking of what to vote for in the Addiktz Best iPhone & iPad Games of 2014 poll? Here’s some food for thought from what experts are saying all around the net so far this year:

 

TechRadar’s Best iPhone Games

The Top 50 iPhone Games of June 2014 According to TechRadar:

1. Asphalt 8 (Free)

2. Badland (Paid)

3. Beat Sneak Bandit (Paid)

4. Bejeweled (Free)

5. Beyond Ynth (Paid)

6. Bit Pilot (Paid)

7. Blackbar (Paid)

8. Blek (Paid)

9. Boson X (Paid)

10. Coolson’s Pocket Pack (Paid)

12. Dark Nebula 2 HD (Paid)

13. David (Paid)

14. Death Ray Manta (Paid)

15. Device 6 (Paid)

16. Devil’s Attorney (Paid)

17. Eliss Infinity (Paid)

18. Frisbee Forever 2 (Free)

19. Gridrunner (Free)

20. Hitman GO (Paid)

21. Impossible Road (Paid)

22. Leo’s Fortune (Paid)

23. Letterpress (Free)

24. Limbo (Paid)

25. Magnetic Billiards (Free)

26. Micro Miners (Paid)

27. Mikey Hooks (Paid)

28. Monument Valley (Paid)

29. Need For Speed Most Wanted (Paid)

30. New Star Soccer (Free)

31. Osmos (Paid)

32. Plants vs Zombies (Paid)

33. PUK (Paid)

34. Rayman Fiesta Run (Paid)

35. Ridiculous Fishing (Paid)

36. Rocket Robo (Paid)

37. Smash Hit (Free)

38. SpellTower (Paid)

39. Super Hexagon (Paid)

40. Super Monsters Ate My Condo

41. Super Stickman Golf 2 (Paid)

42. Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP (Paid)

43. Threes! (Paid)

44. Tiny Wings (Paid)

45. Trainyard (Paid)

46. Triple Town

47. Walking Dead (Free)

48. WaveWave (Paid)

49. Year Walk (Paid)

50. Zen Bound 2 (Paid)

 

TouchArcade’s Best iPhone & iPad Games

All the iPhone & iPad games that got a 5-star rating in July 2014 According to TouchArcade:

  • Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS (Paid)
  • Traps ‘n’ Gemstones (Paid)
  • Desert Fox: The Battle of El Alamein (Paid)
  • Hellraid: The Escape (Paid)
  • Modern Combat 5: Blackout (Paid)
  • Sky Force 2014 (Free)
  • World of Tanks Blitz (Free)

 

All the iPhone & iPad games that got a 5-star rating in April 2014 According to TouchArcade:

  • FTL: Faster Than Light (Paid)
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft (Free)
  • Hitman GO (Paid)
  • Leo’s Fortune (Paid)
  • Monument Valley (Paid)
  • Wayward Souls (Paid)
  • Wind-Up Knight 2 (Free)
  • Sometimes You Die (Paid)
  • Fighting Fantasy: Starship Traveler (Paid)
  • Tiny Space Adventure – A Point & Click Game (Paid)
  • CLARC (Paid)

 

All the iPhone & iPad games that got a 5-star rating in March 2014 According to TouchArcade:

  • Block Legend (Paid)
  • Bug Heroes (Paid)
  • Out There (Paid)
  • Wave Wave (Paid)
  • Avadon 2: The Corruption HD (Paid)
  • Cardinal Quest 2 (Free)
  • Mines of Mars (Paid)
  • Mount Olympus (Paid)
  • Shin Megami Tensei (Paid)
  • Smash Hit (Free)
  • The Wolf Among Us (Paid)

 

All the iPhone & iPad games that got a 5-star rating in February 2014 According to TouchArcade:

  • Threes! (Paid)
  • Toast Time (Paid)
  • Eliss Infinity (Paid)
  • Final Fantasy VI (Paid)
  • Only One (Free)
  • R-Type II (Paid)
  • Rocket Robo (Paid)
  • Second Chance Heroes (Paid)
  • Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey (Free)
  • SuperPro Snowboarding (Paid)
  • Word Mage (Paid)

 

MacWorld’s Best iPhone & iPad Games

The Top 83 Best iPhone & iPad Games According to MacWorld, Divided by Genre.

Best RPG iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

1. Baldur’s Gate series

2. Knights of Pen & Paper

3. Bastion

4. Infinity Blade series

5. 100 Rogues

6. Dungeon Hunter 2

7. Undercroft

 

Best Fighting & Shooting iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

8. Smash Hit

9. Only One

10. Deus Ex: The Fall

11. Death Ray Manta (DRM)

12. Waking Mars

13. 9mm

14. Grand Theft Auto series

15. Max Payne Mobile

16. N.O.V.A. 2

17. Zombie Gunship

18. Dead Space

 

Best Puzzle iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

19. Monument Valley

20. Threes!

21. Eliss Infinity

22. Lyne

23. The Room series

24. Letterpress

25. Ending

26. Hundreds

27. 10000000

28. World of Goo HD

29. W.E.L.D.E.R.

30. Peggle

31. Bejeweled Blitz

 

Best Strategy & Tower Defense iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

32. FTL: Faster Than Light

33. XCOM: Enemy Unknown

34. Fieldrunners 2

35. Plants vs. Zombies series

36. Tiny Heroes

37. Jelly Defense

 

Best Sports & Racing iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

38. Ridiculous Fishing

39. Joe Danger Touch

40. Real Racing series

41. Football Manager Handheld

42. New Star Soccer

43. Super Stickman Golf

 

Best Side-Scrolling iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

44. Tiny Wings & Tiny Wings HD

45. Mirror’s Edge

46. Canabalt

47. Jetpack Joyride

48. Ski Safari

 

Best Adventure, Point-and-Click & Story iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

49. Device 6

50. Blackbar

51. Year Walk

52. Sword & Sworcery EP

53. Forever Lost

54. Machinarium

 

Best Board iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

55. Pandemic: The Board Game

56. Space Hulk

57. Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

58. Puerto Rico HD

59. Catan

60. Small World

61. Ticket To Ride

62. New World Colony

63. Carcassonne

 

Best Platform iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

64. Thomas Was Alone

65. Leo’s Fortune

66. They Need To Be Fed series

67. Limbo

68. Super Crate Box

69. Stealth Inc

70. Doodle Jump

 

Best Casual, Party & Miscellaneous iPhone & iPad Games of 2014

71. Space Team

72. Surgeon Simulator

73. Angry Birds series

74. Cut The Rope series

75. Super Hexagon

76. King of Opera

77. Drop7

78. Draw Something

79. Fruit Ninja

80. Words with Friends

81. Flight Control

82. Eufloria HD

83. Osmos

 

iMore’s Best iPhone & iPad Games

The Top 5 Best iPhone & iPad Games as of March 2014 According to iMore:

1. First Strike

2. Smash Hit

3. Wave Wave

4. Surgeon Simulator

5. Tank of Tanks

 

BGR’s Best iPhone & iPad Games

The Top 10 Best iPhone & iPad Games of April 2014 According to BGR:

1. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2. Monument Valley

3. FTL: Faster Than Light

4. Wayward Souls

5. Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf – Act 2: Forest Hunt

6. Leo’s Fortune

7. CLARC

8. Yomi

9. Sometimes You Die

10. Hitman GO

 

Kontaku’s Best iPhone Games

The Top 12 iPhone Games as of June 2014 According to Kontaku:

1. Angry Birds Star Wars II

2. Knightmare Tower

3. Drop 7

4. Device 6

5. Threes!

6. Hoplite

7. Infinity Blade III

8. Asphalt 8

9. Plants Vs. Zombies

10. Ridiculous Fishing

11. Super Hexagon

12. Rayman Fiesta Run

 

MacLife’s Best iPhone Games

The Top 25 iPhone Games as of June 2014 According to MacLife:

1. Threes! (Paid)

2. Asphalt 8: Airborne (Free)

3. Duet (Paid)

4. Rayman Fiesta Run (Paid)

5. Device 6 (Paid)

6. XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Paid)

7. Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour (Paid)

8. Impossible Road (Paid)

9. Limbro (Paid)

10. Ridiculous Fishing (Paid)

11. Super Stickman Golf 2 (Free)

12. Tiny Wings (Paid)

13. Bastion (Paid)

14. Carcassonne (Paid)

15. Infinity Blade II (Free)

16. Plants Vs. Zombies (Paid)

17. Jetpack Joyride (Free)

18. Groove Coaster (Paid)

19. Canabalt (Paid)

20. Walking Dead: The Game (Free)

21. Cut the Rope (Paid)

22. Kingdom Rush (Paid)

23. Letterpress (Free)

24. Hero Academy (Free)

25. The World Ends With You: Solo Remix (Paid)

 

IGN’s Best iPhone & iPad Games

The Best iPhone & iPad Games With a Rating of 9.0+ for the Last 12 Months on IGN:

  • FTL: Faster Than Light (IGN Rating = 9.6)
  • The Walking Dead: Season Two — Episode 2: A House Divided (IGN Rating = 9.5)
  • Broken Age: Act 1 (IGN Rating = 9.5)
  • Device 6 (IGN Rating = 9.5)
  • Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign (IGN Rating = 9.1)
  • Infinity Blade III (IGN Rating = 9.1)
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft (IGN Rating = 9.0)
  • The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 — Faith (IGN Rating = 9.0)

 

What Do You Think?

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