iPhone and iPod Touch games have entertained millions of people around the world. The graphics and the overall design of the games have kept people glued to their sets having a great time. Though many of the games are free, there are quite a number of games that need to be purchased and as the games get better, the prices go higher as well.
More and more games are introduced every month and as technology develops so does the quality of the games. Each of these games in our list has excellent quality and thus they are labelled as “premium” games.
After taking a look at the games that have flooded the market, we’ve come up with a list of the 10 ten most popular premium games for the iPhone and iPod Touch in 2012.
In the world of car racing on iPhone and iPod Touch platforms, Asphalt 5 has really made a name for itself. Games like Need for Speed and Real Racing are a bit more advanced when it comes to graphics and animation, but Asphalt 5 can hold its own when it comes to providing the player with an overall racing experience. How controls respond are a key element when it comes to racing games and this game responds perfectly to the controls.
You’ll be racing in different environments and weather conditions. There are situations where you’ll have to face oncoming traffic and you’ll need to skilfully avoid vehicles coming your way. There will be pedestrians and other obstructions that you’ll need to avoid and successfully navigating your way around the circuit at the fastest speed you can without getting into an accident will prove that you are a skilful race driver.
With the quality of the graphics and the animation that Chaos Rings has to offer, it sometimes is hard to believe that you are playing it on a mobile device. This role paying game will really give you the fun and excitement you are looking for in mobile devices.
The game starts off with 4 teams. Each team has 2 characters and you can select which team you would like to play. What’s amazing is each team has a story line that combines with the story of the whole game so even if you are able to complete the story of one team, you’ll still be wondering what the stories of the other teams are. If you want to find out, play the game again, but this time with another team.
This is another exciting casual game, but if you’re looking at it as something that may teach you how to cook, you may be a bit disappointed. The game will not teach you how to cook because the objective is more on speed and having fun rather than learning how to prepare meals.
In the game, Mama will ask you to prepare some dishes. Each of these dishes, have some mini games that you need to compete successfully. If you do well, you make Mama proud and she will reward you. If you fail, get ready to face her wrath.
Hero of Sparta
If you’re a fan of action-adventure games with an epic setting then you will surely love Hero of Sparta.
In the game, your character is King Argos and you’ll be waging battles against different enemies. There will be some moves and attacks that will require that buttons be pressed in a sequence, but most of the time hitting the attack button as fast as you possibly can will win you the battles.
One thing that you will need to learn is that when your opponent is down and is ready to be finished off, there are finishing moves you can do. You will need to tap some buttons in a sequence to perform these moves, but they add to the fun and excitement of the game.
Infinity Blade will keep you playing almost for infinity as the story goes on and on. The story starts when you get into a battle with the God King. Unfortunately, the God King is a better swordsman than you and you end up with the infinity blade piercing you in the chest.
You are then reborn as the son of our fallen hero and you seek out revenge for your father. You may be better skilled, but the God King will still be better than you and you suffer the same fate as your father.
You can guess what’s next. That’s right, the story repeats and you are reborn as the son and you take your revenge again. This repeats over and over again while each time your skills are getting better and better.
Infinity Blade II
If you’ve mastered the skills needed in Infinity Blade, then you will definitely enjoy the sequel. The graphics are also awesome and the storyline makes the game even more exciting.
Build on the skills you have mastered in playing Infinity Blade. You will definitely need these sword fighting skills and will have to master new ones as the game progresses.
Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus
If you prefer getting into modern warfare instead of killing enemies with swords and knives, Modern Combat 2 will give you all the fun and excitement you need.
If you’re just starting out, then the game’s assist function will help you in almost every way possible. The game will point you in the direction you need to go and even point your crosshairs at the closest enemy. All you need to do is to pull the trigger. Once you get a hang of it though, take on a new challenge by turning off the assist function.
Monkey Island 2
One game that will not only give you a good time playing, but will also give you a hilarious time is Monkey Island 2. The game is full of funny characters, silly plots and hilarious situations.
You may find it that you will understand the story better if you played the originalMonkeyIsland, but you will in no way need to play the original in order to successfully complete the sequel. It’s just a little funnier if you are familiar with the whole story.
Real Racing 2
Have you ever noticed that the best games just keep on getting better? When you think that a game has already hit perfection, you’ll be surprised to see that there is something beyond perfection.
This is what happened in Real Racing. The sequel just made a perfect game even better. You will notice that the handing improved in Rea Racing 2. You can get a better sense of speed and even the weight of vehicle, just like when you have the grip of a real steering wheel.
If you like playing these big bulky characters that are armed to the teeth, then John Slade is the character you’re looking for. In Shadowgun, Slade is hired to bring back a mad scientist. In the process, you’ll be getting into shootouts with other tough guys. You’ll be dodging for cover a lot since you’re one against many, but don’t worry there will be a lot of places for you to cover yourself.
You can choose from a variety of weapons. Each weapon has different degrees of damage. A big guy like you will have no problem carrying those different weapons around anytime.
The most popular games premium iPhone and iPod Touch games of 2012 are exciting and fun to play. The graphics are excellent and will give you an experience that is like the real thing.
We’re sure that you’ve played a lot of excellent games and we’re interested in knowing what you think of our list. Do you have a game in mind that you think should be on there?