With hundreds and thousands of apps available to purchase at the Apple Apps Store, finding must-haves for your iPhone can be a difficult situation. The following list contains some of the most popular iOS games of summer 2016.
If your favorite newfound iPhone game of choice this summer isn’t on the list, be sure to let us know in the comments!
1. Device 6
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
I’ll be the first to admit that games which require a lot of thinking are not the ones for me. I found the style and gameplay extremely unique, with haunting soundtracks and never ending puzzles for you to solve. It will definitely keep you wanting for more after every chapter. This text-based interactive game is a winner of the Apple Design Award 2014. The text will shift depending on what is currently happening in the story- and allows you to go back and forth during the chapter to look for clues.
Genre: Puzzle, Board-game inspired
Are you into cute graphic, word puzzles/games like scrabble? If you’ve said yes to both, this app is the one for you! In the game, you spell words and collect cute bears to boost up your score in order to get to the next level. From the developer of the award-winning game Triple Town, despite the heat, you might as well stay home playing this all day.
3. Love You To Bits
Genre: Interactive, Strategy
Love You To Bits is a purely visual, cartoon based game with a story that will tug at your heartstrings. The main protagonist of this love-filled story is Kosmo, a clumsy space explorer in search of his robot girlfriend Nova. In a fatal accident, all Nova’s pieces gets scattered into space and Kosmo goes around the universe to retrieve them all. With mind-boggling puzzles and an sweet and emotional story-line, Love You To Bits is the go-to app this summer.
Genre: Multiplayer, Strategy
If you’re into multiplayer games, shouting and pressing random buttons to prevent your spaceship from crashing, Spaceteam is for you. This game requires 2-8 people to scream and shout at each other until their spaceship explodes.Each players is assigned to random buttons, sliders, switches and dials; with time-sensitive instructions being sent out intermittently- and here’s the plot twist- the instruction are sent to someone else! The full version is $4.99, which unlocks all upgrades (Achievements, three Challenge Modes, Symbolic Mode, new Outfits, and four new Ship/Panel skins).
5. Risky Road
Risky road is an interactive game with simple controls- tapping and holding your finger in order to control the car and accelerating at the right speed in order to pass obstacles. The trick lies in knowing when to slow down to avoid tipping over the egg. It is a simple game that requires basic knowledge of Physics and patience, but can be easily enjoyed by anyone. Easy to learn, but hard to master.
6. Fallen London
Genre: Strategy, Interactive
Crawl your way through the gas lit streets of the Victorian-gothic underground world – where you chose your own path and face consequences, ranging from the anguish of choosing your unique style of hat, to selling your own soul. Define your character’s fate in every choice and quest you make. This game is especially made for players who love to read and experience narrative for every choice they make. This literary RPG game pulls you into a dark and comedic world as you connect with its citizens and choose the path you think is right for you.
This game is also available online at fallenlondon.storynexus.com!
Photo credit: Device 6, Alphabear, Love You To Bits, Spaceteam, Risky Road, Fallen London via iTunes
Featured photo credit: Benjamin Child via albumarium.com