Among kids and adults today, the iPad has become a widely used gaming device. Thanks to the improved features of Apple’s tablet including graphics and controls, gamers today are being entertained just the way they want it.
In fact, a 2014 study done by Smarty Pants revealed that the iPad has overtaken McDonald’s and Disney as the most popular brand among American children 6 to 12 years of age. A separate survey conducted by seven.co.uk showed that 87 percent of iPad owners use their tablet every day.
If you’re a serious gamer or somebody who just wants to install an app on his or her iPad to entertain you once in a while, here are some of the highly recommended iPad games that you should check out.
Hearthstone: Heros of Warcraft
Ideal for fans of Warcraft, this is a free iPad game app that lets players take on the role of heroes and villains. They can be the Thrall, Jaina Proudmoor or Gul’dan of the Warcraft universe and players can have the thrill in engaging in duels.
The rules of this game are very simple and easy to understand. Players can play with their PC and iPad.
Walking Dead: Season Two
This is the sequel of the famous adventure game based on the novels of Robert Kirkman featuring the zombies. For this game, players can become the Clementine of Season One.
You need to stay alive in this game as you deal with the real monsters in a scary world. This is a paid game.
Plants vs. Zombies 2
This is the most-awaited sequel to the original one which now features cute graphics and new plants including Bloomerang and Lightning Reed. New zombies such as the pirates and undead chicken wranglers will surely give players a real challenge.
For this new game by PopCap, players will be able to travel to Ancient Egypt, the golden age of piracy and the Wild West.
This is a touchscreen shooter game that features the guardian robot named EPOCH boasts of awesome graphics and innovative shooting mechanics. Players can guide EPOCH through the tap and swipe controls to keep it safe from the shots fired by enemy machines and reach Princess Amelia’s side.
New gameplay elements have been added and these include the Rapid Reload, sniper rilfes and other tactical options.
Modern Combat 5: Blackout
This game by Gameloft is said to be among the best first person shooters meant for mobile devices. This fifth series lets games engage in firefights similar to an action movie with awesome graphics just like you’re playing it via the console.
In Modern Combat 5, players can do single-player or multiplayer shootouts with rewards awaiting. Another great feature is that this game allows players to choose their roles (Assault, Heavy, Recon and Sniper troopers) and how they want to play the game.
This is a stylish puzzle game that requires players to help and guide Princess Ida. The main goal is to let Ida pass a series of monuments and structures using touch controls.
The controls let you rotate the screen or manipulate the environment where Ida is situated to keep her in a safe path. This can be quite challenging owing to the optical illusions that seem to be tricky to manipulate.