Must-Have Mobile Game Candidates Close-Up & Reminder: Weekend Poll Closes Tonight

Sun, Jan 31, 2010

Features, iPhone, Mobile

Looking for some good new iPhone games? Check out the list below for some seriously fun apps worth a download.

Reminder: the Frisky Friday weekend poll closes tonight – you only have a few hours left to vote for your favorite games in each: social, mobile and casual categories. Hurry, cast your ballot here!

In no particular order, the 1/29 candidates for best iPhone game app…

MUST-HAVE MOBILE GAMES:

Paper Toss – Touch-to-shoot paper throwing game from BackFlip Studios
The Goal is simple – get paper wads in the trash can to win. Have you and your co-workers ever seen how far you can move the trash can away and still make the paper shot? Have you ever brought in electric fans to make the shot even harder? Backflip has brought this amazing and hilarious experience to the iPhone. Read more and get Paper Toss on the App Store (FREE):
Paper Toss

Harbor Master – Line drawing game from Imangi Studios
Players direct a boat-load of cargo ships in and out of a busy harbor, sending all the ships back empty-handed. As the Harbor Master, dock your ships, unload their cargo and guide them back out safely so the next ship can dock. Unload more cargo to earn new ports – each with its own set of challenges! Read more and get Harbor Master on the App Store ($0.99):
Harbor Master

Foursquare - Location-based social game from Foursquare
Keep up with your friends in a Monopoly-esque location-based game of check-ins. Foursquare helps you find new ways to explore, see where your friends are, learn about places they frequent and unlock rewards as you travel the city. Read more and get foursquare on the App Store (FREE):
foursquare

Pocket God – Episodic microgame island-life simulator from Bolt Creative
Players can explore the remote island, show off to their friends and play as an all-powerful god that rules over the primitive islanders. You can bring new life, and then take it away just as quickly. Exercise your powers on the islanders. Lift them in the air, alter gravity, hit them with lightning… Read more and get Pocket God on the App Store ($0.99):
Pocket God

Flight Control – Line drawing aircraft management game from Firemint
Air traffic control is the world’s most stressful job, but not for you. You don’t need heading angles, flight rules or meteorological reports, you’re a natural! A prodigy! A born controller! Just touch and drag the planes to their runway. Read more and get Flight Control on the App Store ($0.99):
Flight Control

geoDefense - Thoughful tower defense game from Critical Thought Games
Something unique in the tower defense genre! With 30 different maps, each its own puzzle, you’ll have to work fast to keep up. Devastate creeps with blasters, lasers and missiles and watch their energy debris swirl through your vortex towers. Read more and get geoDefense on the App Store ($1.99): geoDefense

Big Buck Hunter Pro – Arcade stlyle shooter from Super Happy Fun Fun
The world’s #1 arcade hunting game is now on your iPhone and iPod touch with best-in-category 3D Graphics. Big Buck Hunter Pro is the 3D arcade-style iPhone shooter you have been waiting for. Read more and get Big Buck Hunter Pro on the App Store ($1.99):
Big Buck Hunter Pro

Gowalla - Location-based social game from Alamofire
Allows players to share and discover eateries, hipster hangouts, retail meccas, landmarks, nightlife and more. Share with friends via Facebook and Twitter, stamp your passport to earn rewards at places you visit, and discover and create new locations anywhere in the world with your iPhone. Read more and get Gowalla on the App Store (FREE):
Gowalla

Ragdoll Blaster – Physics puzzler from Backflip Studios
Combines the fun of firing ragdolls from cannons with puzzling challenges and simulating real physics. Fast paced and addictive, players need agile fingers and an active mind to succeed. Touch the screen to aim and fire at increasingly difficult targets, using as few ragdolls as possible (easier said than done). Read more and get Rag Doll Blaster on the App Store ($1.99):
Ragdoll Blaster - A Physics Puzzler

Tap Tap Revenge – iPhone-original rhythm game from Gogo Apps
A music game in the tradition of games like Rock Band, Guitar Hero or Dance Dance Revolution that puts your rhythmic skills to the test in all-new ways. Tap through the beats or shake left and right as the arrows fall. Download exclusive tracks or take on your friends in head-to-head two-player mode. Read more and get Tap Tap Revenge on the App Store ($0.99):
Tap Tap Revenge Classic (paid version)

TriplePoint clients (current and alumni) include: Bolt Creative, Critical Thought Games, Firemint and Super Happy Fun Fun.

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