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63 awesome iPhone games you need to play

Action & Sports Games

Epic Skater (Free)

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String together a mix of kick-flips, ollies, and grinds in this frantic simulator. Still, no matter how many tricks and stat upgrades you unlock, the high score will always seem out of reach.

Available on:

iTunes

Flick Kick Football ($2)

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With its addictive gameplay, smooth controls, and slew of game modes, Flick Kick Football has all the makings of being your next gaming obsession. How many consecutive goals can you score?

Available on:

iTunes

True Skate ($2)

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TrueSkate‘s touch-based physics, though frustrating, render it the most authentic skate sim around. You can grind rails and pop varial kickflips, while unlocking challenges and chasing the leaderboards.

Available on:

iTunes

Real Boxing (Free)

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Bringing all the excitement of real boxing sans the price tag, Real Boxing allows you to create your own boxer and move through the ranks using brilliant controls and visuals via the Unreal Engine.

Available on:

iTunes

GameTime Football with Michael Vick (Free)

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Forget the allegations for a moment, Michael Vick’s title lets you feel what it’s like to play quarterback in a fast-paced, 4-on-4 football sim. Assemble a team of free agents, build a playbook, and juke away.

Available on:

iTunes

SkiFree ($1)

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The only goal of this Microsoft classic is to traverse an endless slope avoiding obstacles — that’s it. The abominable snowman remains the biggest pain, though, even if you manage to catch enough air to topple him.

Available on:

iTunes

FIFA 15: Ultimate Team (Free)

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With more than 10,000 players and 500 licensed teams, you could easy to waste hours trading and collecting hundreds of different soccer superstars to build the perfect squad, style, and formation.

Available on:

iTunes

Asphalt 8: Airborne (Free)

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Crisp, clean graphics, and responsive driving controls give Asphalt 8: Airborne a leg up on the competition. A constant update of new cars, tracks, and comprehensive features also helps.

Available on:

iTunes

8 Ball Pool (Free)

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8 Ball Pool is addicting, packed with one-on-one gameplay and responsive physics built for the novice or pool shark alike. The polished tournament mode is a standout, even if it drains your money.

Available on:

iTunes

Virtua Tennis Challenge ($5)

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Sporting top spins and slice shots, the mobile incarnation of everyone’s favorite tennis title places you in quick matches at the computer or runs you threw a full season as your favorite tennis star.

Available on:

iTunes

Table Tennis Touch ($4)

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Table Tennis Touch is a near perfect ping pong clone. The 3D title is easy to pick up and play, difficult to master, and adorned with both an ambitious career mode and bevy of casual mini games to match.

Available on:

iTunes

NBA Jam ($1)

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It’s not the semi-current NBA roster or smooth gameplay that makes NBA Jam worth it, but the varied onslaught of boom shaka lakas, monster dunks, quick steals, and over-the-top announcements.

Available on:

iTunes

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