The iPhone 5 game application market is a burgeoning market offering iPhone app developers a host of opportunities to exhibit their skills and creativity while helping them make big money. As always iOS app development is fun and you can tread on the path to success by starting to develop iPhone game application on your Mac computer using Xcode and the iOS SDK, Apple’s tools for app development.
One of the basic priorities to hone your app development skills of course is to learn the basics of programming with Objective-C. This is because, Objective-C is the language that powers all iOS apps and frameworks, and will explore the Cocoa Touch frameworks as well. Thereafter, as you finish creating an iOS app, you will require testing it on a device.
And once you are done with that, starts the deployment process, where you are required to learn how to submit an app to the App Store. Here we are discussing some of the popular iPhone 5 game applications that have taken the gaming world by storm.
1. Temple Run Oz ($0.99)
This is another thrilling iPhone 5 game of the Temple Run game franchisee. In Temple Run Oz, a user can run as OZ and outpace the screeching baboons. This game app also allows users to slide their way across, as they run, jump or turn. Moreover, users can experience an air balloon ride, explore breath-taking locations and even have their environment changed as they run. Besides competing in weekly challenges, users can also beat their online friends and earn more coins.
2. Subway Surfers (Free)
This exciting ‘cartoony style’ iPhone 5 game app offered in 3D is simple and fun, yet addictive enough to pursue the trend of the popular run endlessly style of gameplay. Basically, all you need to do to experience the thrill in this game is, just keep on running by dodging the trains and barriers – using the many boosters like skateboards, power multiplier etc. and accomplish different missions. Besides being a free game, Subway Surfers promises fun experience for all ages.
3. Jetpack Joyride (Free)
One of the most addictive games from the repository of Halfbrick, Jetpack Joyride is primarily a “runner” game with highly responsive controls and simple goals – to stay alive for as long a distance as possible. The most intriguing part about this game is the experience of ‘absolute randomness’ it brings, for you are always at the edge not knowing where and when your next obstacle will be coming from.
4. Real Racing 3 (Free)
Real Racing 3 produced by EA sports has given a whole new dimension to mobile racing games. This highly comprehensive game with a vibrant user experience – featuring real cars, real tracks and real people offers a fascinating real-life racing experience and has thereby been rated as the top free game in over 90 countries.
5. Grand Theft Auto 3 ($2.99)
This is indeed one of the most popular iPhone 5 game applications that need no introduction. From allowing you to choose between various characters and cities, this fully-loaded game offers full entertainment with fight, action and drama as you make your way to complete missions.
6. Infinity Blade 2 ($6.99)
Infinity Blade 2 is a timeless swordplay adventure of champions and villains. In this popular iOS game, an unlikely hero emerges after the defeat of the God King – discover the truth behind the secrets of the Infinity Blade. Experience the unfolding of the enduring journey of young Siris as you delve deeper into the world of the Deathless tyrants and their platoon of Titans.
7. Need for Speed Most Wanted ($6.99)
Need for Speed Most Wanted is another blockbuster iPhone 5 game application from EA. Featuring some of the most enviable, hottest super cars; Need for Speed gives you the experience of a lifetime to use them and outrun the cops in some of the most dangerous pursuits that will blow you away. In fact, it’s the high-speed police chases that make it far more exciting than any other racing game you’ll find on iOS.
8. FIFA Soccer 13 ($6.99)
This latest installment from FIFA with console-like game engine and slick player animations is the most promising mobile football game to have on iOS till date. Here, besides getting a chance to add EA SPORTS Football Club and the capability to share goals; the new FIFA allows you to save games in Manager and tournament mode in the iCloud. It also allows you to continue your campaigns on another iOS device.
9. Sonic Dash (Free)
Sonic Dash game application for the iPhone 5 with stunning graphics and stunningly detailed world provides users with an endless running platform to jump and spin their way across a 3D environment. Besides allowing users to choose their character such as Tail, Knuckles or Army, it offers power-ups to aid users to run more that includes head start, revives and ring magnets. Users can also use the sonic’s power to avoid hazards, speed around the loop and jump over barriers.
10. Flow Free (Free)
The simplicity of this puzzle game with smooth and polished touch interaction and quite clean vector graphics and animations, is what makes Flow Free addictive and worth playing to users. Here what you need to do is just connect matching colors with pipe to create a flow. Then you need to pair all colors, and cover the entire board to solve each puzzle.
11. Rail Rush (Free)
Rail Rush is an exciting ‘mine exploring’ frenzy game application for iPhone 5, where you just need to step into your cart and accelerate through the insanely fast rails while tilting and swiping to avoid the obstacles as when and where it comes.
12. Unmechnical ($2.99)
This iPhone 5 game application with more than 30 puzzles for users to solve; revolves around a little helicopter that gets trapped in an enchanting world. Based on a 3D world puzzle adventure that includes tricky puzzles solving, the journey offers a fascinating exploration with simply breath-taking animations and visuals. Above all it is child-friendly and promises to provide entertainment for users of all age groups.
13. Le Vamp (Free)
LE VAMP is a brilliantly animated, simple to learn iPhone 5 game app where the users have to protect a loveable ghost – Le Vamp from angry crowd (in France) from the sun, running water, and mortal foes. There are 9 horrible enemies and hazards to block vamp fun. Users on being able to help him return safely to his crypt can collect coins along the way. This will help upgrade his powers so as to maintain his healthy, pale complexion.
14. Joe Danger ($0.99)
In this robust game app for iPhone 5, you have the privilege to done the mantle of the World’s Most Determined Stuntman Joe, and take your trusty motorbike on a wild ride – defy death as you jump buses, leap tanks full of sharks and dodge giant mousetraps to reclaim your title of Master of Disaster. With the all new iCloud Support now added to the new version with Tricks to earn coins, in this simple game, you just need to swipe Joe to pop a wheelie, flick obstacles out of the way, tap to jump, etc.
Which one these is your most favorite game app that you like playing in your iPhone 5? Are there any more in your list? Do write to us.