The iPhone 4S is powerful device. Apple’s advertising it as 7 times faster than its predecessor. With a dual-core A5 chip (the same chip as the iPad 2) clocked at 800MHz and a PowerVR SGX 535 graphics processor, the new iPhone is a performing beast. Here are ten must have games for your iPhone 4S that takes the advantage of Retina Display and the ample amount of graphics prowess that this device boasts of. All these games are HD games and run with plenty of bells & whistles.
Infinity Blade II
Featuring brilliant game play and advanced graphics, the second iteration of Infinity Blade is a must have. With iCloud and HDMI support as well, this game can be played over the entire range of Apple’s devices. Infinity Blade was the first iOS game to use the Unreal 3 engine.
This is one of the best console to phone conversions ever.The graphics engine does a fine job of rendering everything perfectly. Its highly optimized for the Retina Display. In-game upgrades can be purchased instantly through a portal and does a fine job of doing so. Upgrades can be bought for free as well with the Credit Booster which is earned by dismembering the Necromorphs.
Grand Theft Auto III
The game that redefined open-world gaming, Grand Theft Auto, is here for mobile devices. Rockstar Games is celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Grand Theft Auto franchise by releasing this cult action game for mobile devices.
The game is currently available for the Android platform and the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. This is not a family friendly game, and it should stay that way. With the A5 chip on board the iPhone 4S, this game is bound to run butter smooth on the phone.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12
The latest version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 is a beauty. Featuring crystal-clear skies and Retina display-enhanced visuals along with Facebook integration, this game is a sure app on your iPhone 4S.
The game features a Facebook connected mini-game called Closest to the Pin. Its basically a game to see which one of your Facebook friends lands the ball closest to the flag. Its tightly integrated into the game with their photo being displayed on the screen as you attempt to set the record straight.
The only superhero and movie-to-game conversion worth its name. Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, lives up to its features. Play as the First Avenger and stop the Red Skull from tripping the balance of power.
First Avenger flies to the left by swiping to the left and to the right by swiping to the right. The semi-guided nature of this 2D game lets the game run fluidly and there is a lot of ease in performing other actions such as shield throwing, bashing the enemy, jumping the wall etc.
John Carmack designed this game keeping in mind the capabilities of the new iPhone 4S. The game play of this beautifully designed post-apocalyptic shooter is simply brilliant. This is a must have for the iPhone 4S. This is said to be one of the best touchscreen mobile gaming experience ever developed. So, head right away to the App Store and get this game.
Real Racing 2
This game is said the be the Forza Motorsport of the iPhone 4S. Developer Firemint took a lot of feedback and developed a superb handling, brilliant eye candy and true-to-life racing simulator. It features 40 miles of tracks and 15 locations for the price of $5. Online-gaming is also possible with up to 16 people playing at the same time. Firemint even added a steering sensitivity slider to make the game playable on a longer haul.
Touch Tanks 2
This simple yet fun game is a must have for your iPhone 4S. Featuring 30 different tanks and 20 tank upgrades, this is an addictive game. To enhance the game further, the developers have added 4 and 6 player modes and multiple battlefield maps. It is a part of the Game Center and Game+ networks to satisfy your multi-player needs. Death match and Team Play is also supported.
Hero of Sparta II
The popular Spartan saga makes a come back with Hero of Sparta II. The sequel features many upgrades, some which include an optimized virtual control pad and a 360-degree jump. With 12 levels to explore set up in 8 environments, this game will keep you hooked for hours. The newer version is also optimized for the iPhone 4S, providing additional 3D, light and relief effects. Newer weapons and an enhanced AI make game play engrossing.
Galaxy on Fire II
Developer Fishlabs released this game with one intention, to satisfy the sci-fi gamer in you. And it works too. The gaming arena is huge with a galaxy of 20 solar systems, 100 space stations and 30 spaceships. A complex in-game trading system of 170 commodities and the ability to take in-game screen shots, makes this game a winner. Its optimized for the Retina Display, so visuals appear stunning and the HD quality graphics leave nothing more to be desired.