The iPod is no longer just for music. With the introduction of the iPod Touch, consumers and the gaming enthusiasts have discovered that the iPod is best for gaming as well. And the device doesn’t disappoint; the iPod is known for being user-friendly, the inclusion of motion-sensing interfaces and the fact that there is a wide selection of top iPod Touch games that meets and exceeds the tastes and the preferences of the users and the iPod fans.
Top 10 Picks
Assassin’s Creed: Altair’s Chronicles. This game is a prequel to the 2007 game, Assassin’s Creed. This takes inspiration from the Prince of Persia, and features swordplay and strategy.
Need for Speed Undercover. This game satisfies the needs of the gamers who want the rush of driving and the competition. This one is from Electronic Arts, and the success of the game was carried over to the iPod Touch. The game is controlled using the touch screen and this will let you choose your 3D car, and improve on its looks and performance.
Little Metal Balls. This game is made up of 60 levels with challenging puzzles and twisted labyrinths. The game will challenge you to navigate platforms in the quickest possible time. To make things interesting, this offers gold, silver and bronze record times for every level.
Asphalt 5. This is another racing game that is becoming too popular for the smart phones including the iPhone. Developed with Gameloft, this arcade-style racing game features chase scenes and allows the user to play the solo or the multi-player game.
Mirror’s Edge. This game is developed by Electronic Arts, the same people hind the NFS series. The user becomes the runner in this game and takes part in the ‘parkour’ stunts.
Madden NFL 11. Every collection of games for the iPod will not be complete if sports-themed games are added. One perfect addition to this is the Madden NFL 11.the game allows users to continue their love for soccer even if they are on then go or just waiting for the minute to get started. The interface used is beginner-friendly, there are wide arrays of plays and the game diligently approximates the real action on the field.
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Rock Band. Best known for other gaming consoles, the Rock Band has also managed to capture the interests of the iPod users. The challenge for a user is to tap along the color-coded on-screen prompts and at the same time enjoys the rock tracks popularized by the game. When the built-in songs are not enough, then you have the option to purchase additional songs.
Beneath a Steel Sky. This is a reworking of a 1994 classic for the PC.
Peggle. This is an action-puzzle game that let you fire steel balls at the rows of pegs that disappear once struck. In order to play, just set the trajectory and let the ball fly to knock off the colored pegs.
Every enthusiast who owns an iPod Touch will surely have its own listing of the best iPod Touch games. But the games listed above have one thing in common- these are regulars in every listing of top iPod games for the iPod Touch.