Great graphics and huge processor requirements are no substitute for good old-fashioned fun when it comes to gaming.
Sure, iOS games are getting better every day in terms of graphics and game mechanics, but we thought we’d take a look back at some older titles that still have a place in our heart.
Not everyone needs to be on the cutting edge.
If StarCraft were turn-based and played on a hexagonal battlefield, it'd be called UniWar and it'd be a tried and true iPhone game that's been around for a long time. More than 1.7 million games have been played since it was released and the fanbase doesn't seem to want to leave.
This deceptively fun game puts you in the pilot's seat of a military helicopter as you fly around and attack enemies. If you have an iPhone and an iPad, you can play it on your iPad using your iPhone as a controller.
You think you're good at puzzle games? Trainyard will put you through your paces as you set up train tracks in such a way that the appropriately-coloured train makes it to the correct station despite switching tracks and changing colours.
The premise is simple enough -- rack up points by pushing a mannequin down different different flights of stairs such that it inflicts the most damage. In-game purchases let you buy different mannequins and new, weird levels.
This is the game that everyone looks to as the genesis of the infinite runner genre. It's simple one-button gameplay makes it ideal for quickly passing time as you jump from rooftop to rooftop in an effort to survive.