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Yeah, your brand-new iPhone does a lot of great things to help you stay productive. It’s great for checking emails and staying up on Facebook, and even translating words and taking photos with its camera. Oh, and you can make calls with it.
But one of the most interesting and deepest functions of the iPhone is its gaming ability. There are tons of gaming apps in the iTunes App Store, and while many of them are a little mindless and not too impressive, many more are phenomenal -- making innovative use of the iPhone’s touch screen, internal gyroscope and other hardware.
But how to wade through all the sub-par games to figure out what’s essential for your new game machine/cell phone? We’ve done the hard work for you: below are 15 games you should check out right away to get the most out of your iOS device.
Infinity Blade ($6.99)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light ($6.99)
Eliminate Pro (Free)
N.O.V.A. 2 ($6.99)
Plants vs. Zombies ($2.99)
Flight Control ($0.99)
Trundle (Free, with in-app purchases of additional levels)
Pix n’ Love Rush ($0.99)
Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor ($2.99)
Cut the Rope ($0.99)
Angry Birds ($0.99)
Sudoku 2 (Free)
Tap Tap Revenge 4 (Free, with in-app purchases of additional tracks)
Real Racing 2 ($9.99)