Best new Android, iPhone and iPad games for February 2013
Real Racing 3, of course, would easily become the most popular game for the month, and it shocked gamers with not just amazingly detailed graphics, but also a very aggressive in-app purchase model. Freemium at its worst for one of the best games around.
AVP: Evolution is much less controversial - pay five bucks up front and you get all the action fun you want with the Predator and Alien saga without the tricky in-app purchases.
Those are just two of 25 amazing game picks ranging from racing to platformer to pocket stables manager!
With no further ado, take a look at February’s finest games on the Apple App Store and Android’s Google Play.
Best new Android, iPhone and iPad games for February 2013
1. Real Racing 3 - Android, iOS - Free
Download Real Racing 3 on Android
Download Real Racing 3 for iPhone, iPad
2. AVP: Evolution - Android, iOS - $4.99
Download AVP: Evolution on Android
Download AVP: Evolution for iPhone, iPad
3. Star Wars Pinball - Android, iOS - $1.99
Download Star Wars Pinball on Android
Download Star Wars Pinball for iPhone, iPad
4. Cordy 2 - Android, iOS - Free
Download Cordy 2 on Android
Download Cordy 2 for iPhone, iPad
5. Bridge Constructor - Android, iOS - $1.99
Explore the beautiful island nation of Camatuga and build bridges over deep valleys, canals, or rivers. Stress tests reveal whether the bridges you construct can withstand the daily stress of continual use from cars and trucks.”
Download Bridge Constructor on Android
Download Bridge Constructor for iPhone, iPad
6. Vector - Android, iOS - Free/$0.99
Download Vector on Android
Download Vector for iPhone, iPad
7. Year Walk - iOS - $3.99
Download Year Walk for iPhone, iPad
8. Protoxide - Android, iOS - $0.99/$1.99
Download Protoxide: Death Race on Android
Download Protoxide: Death Race for iPhone, iPad
9. Flashout 3D - Android, iOS - $1.99/$2.99
Download Flashout 3D on Android
Download Flashout 3D for iPhone, iPad
10. Slingshot Racing - Android, iOS - $0.99
Slingshot Racing arrived on iOS months ago, and now it has finally made its way to Android.
Download Slingshot Racing on Android
Download Slingshot Racing for iPhone, iPad
11. Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. - Android - Free
Download Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. on Android
12. Toy Story: Smash It! - Android, iOS - $0.99
Download Toy Story: Smash It! on Android
Download Toy Story: Smash It! for iPhone, iPad
13. Color Sheep - Android, iOS - $0.99
Download Color Sheep on Android
Download Color Sheep for iPhone, iPad
14. Sporos - Android, iOS - Free/$0.99
Download Sporos on Android
Download Sporos for iPhone, iPad
15. Cars in sandbox: Construction - Android, iOS - $1.99/$2.99
Many parents find their young children to be particularly fascinated by construction vehicles. We've made it easy and exciting for your child to explore them.”
Download Cars in sandbox: Construction on Android
Download Cars in sandbox: Construction for iPhone, iPad
16. Wipeout - Android, iOS - $1.99
Download Wipeout on Android
Download Wipeout for iPhone, iPad
17. Metal Slug 2 - Android, iOS - $3.99
Download Metal Slug 2 on Android
Download Metal Slug 2 for iPhone, iPad
18. Robo5 - Android, iOS - Free/$0.99
Download Robo5 on Android
Download Robo5 for iPhone, iPad
19. Roller Rally: Snake Pass - Android, iOS - $0.99
Download Roller Rally: Snake Pass on Android
Download Roller Rally: Snake Pass for iPhone, iPad
20. Shapes and Sounds - Android - $0.99
Download Shapes & Sound:TheShapeShooter on Android
21. Forever Lost Episode 1 - Android, iOS - $2.99
The answers are somewhere, but where? In the world you have found yourself trapped in or your own mind?
You have to move on, you have to discover the truth. You have to escape!”
Download Forever Lost Episode 1 on Android
Download Forever Lost Episode 1 for iPhone, iPad
22. MANOS: The Hands of Fate - Android, iOS - $1.99
Download MANOS: The Hands of Fate on Android
Download MANOS: The Hands of Fate for iPhone, iPad
23. infinite - Android, iOS - $0.99
Download infinite on Android
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24. Pocket Stables - Android, iOS - $3.99
Build training facilities like dirt courses and pools amidst the beautiful natural surroundings of your ranch.”
Download Pocket Stables on Android
Download Pocket Stables for iPhone, iPad
25. The Sandbox - Android, iOS - Free
Download The Sandbox on Android
Download The Sandbox for iPhone, iPad
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1. kareivis (Posts: 31; Member since: 23 Jan 2012)
Slideshow error: slide 22 with no image and no embed tag!
Something is wrong PA, could you, please, take care of it?
7. Victor.H (Posts: 409; Member since: 27 May 2011)
We somehow missed that error. It's all good now, enjoy the list.
3. nitinrana (Posts: 27; Member since: 02 Apr 2012)
PhoneArena... Bring back the view as one page option.... Don't act like a loser site!!!
11. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)
Yes...I really, really miss that option...
Its very convenient to use that option.
Please reply, PA...
14. hiBreed (Posts: 90; Member since: 29 May 2012)
I found a work around; just replace 'www' with 'm' on your address bar
22. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)
Oh man ! thanks for that tip..
Worked like a charm...
8. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Okay, you have.. that's what you get for not allowing editing posts B)
9. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
So, after analyzing this, I notice something revolutionary.
ANDROID HAS CAUGHT UP WITH IOS AS A GAMING PLATFORM, AND IS EVEN STARTING TO SURPASS IT.
Every shared game here was released on Android simultaneously with iOS, yet some of them being free compared to paid, and some of them being cheaper ..and some games are even exclusives to android
10. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 907; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
protoxide is available on n9 too just saying lol
12. bobolicious (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 Jan 2013)
How come i did not see any GAMELOFT games, they are the best iphone / android game making company in the WORLD. they have more detailed hd games. games that are indepth and very long (2 gigs worth on some newer ones). I like there war games like Modern Combat 4, you can play online EVEN multiplayer against android phones vs iphones at same time. so check them out. Also the only other game that i think tops them is my NEW favorite Rayman origins the new one for Mobile. its a running game but much Much more indepth then any other running game. Grafix are what set that game apart from other ones. Check those games out peeps.
13. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
Been playing Real Racing 3. Solid pocket racer in all ways except their money making scheme. Really.. I have to wait 20 real world minutes to fix/upgrade my car or pay for coins to make it instant!?!?
18. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Well, you can earn coins by simply repeating time races, if I'm not mistaken.
Just played it a little (they fixed the galaxy S3 compatibility issues within a day), and I'm actually okay with it.
Even gave 2$ just because I like the game.
It pushed my phone to the limit in terms of graphics, and the gameplay is just as good as in RR2.
The only big complaint I have is the lack of replay.
15. hiBreed (Posts: 90; Member since: 29 May 2012)
I'm cool with waiting 20 mins(speaking of rr3), what's surprising is that, 2 hours after reading pa's article on rr3 last week, i went to a friend's house and he already had real racing 3, straight from appcake (really?) i have to say, these pirates work fast
16. haseebzahid (Posts: 1812; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
Alien Vs Preditor:Colonial Marine was one of the worst game on PC and Consoles in 2012-2013 to this date according to reviews of users and critics combined
WTF to PA rating system for top games
and being top of list in mobblie is now only baised on CGI and high end graphics nothing more this is all bulls**t dont know about other games if they follow the same crap hope its not true
19. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
WTF to your comment.
A: This predator /alien franchise has nothing to do with the disgraceful pc release.
It's a product of another company
B: are you seriously equaling an expensive pc game with this one?
A game that had some high standards and expectations to meet, and was in a supposed development for 6 years.
Which made its bad quality even worse.
Go back playing on your Nokia
20. haseebzahid (Posts: 1812; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
no i am simply telling the fact that a game that is based on horor is simply made as a FPS first lame thing 2nd it is just selectd as best game because it has good graphics on moblie and yet has nothing else in it that AvP series is famous for.
i told about PC and consoles because they are real gaming platforms as example moblie games a jokes if u ever played one by the way.i seen these moblies games dont ask me
but my point is not game is bad in graphics its good job on that part but the rating system is onlu looking for graphics nothing more
and being a nokia owner has nothing to do with this comment grow up freek i never mentioned that u looser
21. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
You never mentioned, but I guessed you have Nokia.
That explains your ignorant talk easily.
Games that you play on it are a joke, and that's the whole truth.
You know NOTHING about how great games on mobile have became, because you HAVEN'T PLAYED ONE.
Thats why i said to go back playing with your Nokia instead of commenting on what you know nothing about.
NOVA series, Modern combat series, GTA, Shadowgun, SG deadzone, Real Racing,Galaxy on fire, Bard's tale.. have you played any of that?
I have played all, you idiot.
Here, watch and learn!
..can you play any of that on your Nokia?
Have you played ANY OF THIS?
Your comment has everything to do about that.
So again, STFU and go back playing your joke games
23. haseebzahid (Posts: 1812; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
ur the dumbest pathetic retard replying without ooking at comment with all the vedios looser i said they are good graphics dont have to prove it NOOB what a asshole i am stuck with, please update your brain with jellybeans oh maybe u have malwares in your mind
i played on SGS2 and xpera from my friends moblie u jerk these all games are just f9 not extraordinary for hardcore gamer
u are pure android and u will always get me to come aorund from nokia which i wasnt even mentionating for comparision jackass and i seen these vedios before u posted stop posting like u r only one with knowledge i can provide u with 100 more
as typical u suck never admit never understand simply bash looser did u even read my coments carefully or u dont read english
line saying moblies games are joke was reffering against console pc games as example not a complement that they all suck i dont want whole comment to be repeated read it again droid_moron
and yeah go check gameplay of Crysis 3 u jacks**t i bet ur jaws will drop off the earth nothing came close to it and moblies games dont even come close to crysis 1 of 2008 these games are still in 2000 now dont say i made a uncomparable match cuz u doing same pointless regardless of wht i meant in my comment
finaly my real point is these games can go best CGI stuff but i was specifically saying AVP sucks BECAUSE the title is a horror genre and they make is Call of duty stuff screwed the whole idea of the title get over it their is no false and trash blame in my point
26. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Wow, this is horrifyingly stupid.
Without wasting too much time, let me just break down facts to you:
A) you equaled two games from two different platforms, from two different studios, bashed PA and their choice and calling it BS
B) you said mobile games are a joke, and that I should try some to get the idea
C) I presented you with mobile games I have finished
D) you haven't played ANY OF THOSE GAMES
E) you have no credible knowledge and experience when it comes to phone games
F) I have a decade of experience on PC and console gaming(PlayStation 2, 3 and Xbox 360)
Now, to play with you little hypocritical bonehead a bit more, I'll ask you:
- what is so good about Crysis 3, compared to other fps games?
- what is so bad about GTA Vice city, compared to other free roam games?
29. haseebzahid (Posts: 1812; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
FML now ur talking what i never wanted to say or hear forget it jerk i cant contiune wht u cant even understand a plain dumbstruck fool
it was never about android or all the games it was specific on one Effing game u cant even understand that but no u had to give all the games link to showoff ur foolsihness so had a better idea to troll u with PC games i know it wasnt even a comparison but for a retard like u i have no other words go to hell retard
next time only tell me what is the answer of 2+2 = ?
25. haseebzahid (Posts: 1812; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
last thing tell ur dad to buy u a PC or console looser these games make me laugh and pity on ur bragging guts u come to me with these garbage games while i play games that is 15 years ahead of moblies
here wht i play oldie
24. bobolicious (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 Jan 2013)
Those are all very great games darac as i have most of them. I never tried Real Racing myself tho as when i searched on the google play i read EVERY review about real racing2 and it sucked. Everyone said grafix were very bad and many glitches soo i did not bother with it. Mabye the 3rd one is good and fixed all those issues, i might have to try it. I like GAMELOFT gt racing 2 i just like the way the grafix are and cars in that one. pluss its more advanced as you can race online multiplayer with other people. I dont know if Real racing does that?? I think the guy who wrote this articule should venture out into some new modern games lol like the ones darac and me mentioned.
27. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Real racing 2 is better than GT racing academy 2, in my experience.
The graphics are not as shiny but they have much more detail and polygons, the sound is better (you even hear the airflow around the car, as the speed increases ), and the physics are just more engaging and realistic.
The bad reviews are due to technical glitches with certain devices but I can say it works beautifully on my S3.
I guess it depends on how lucky you are(how powerful and compatible phone you have, that is )
28. shayan (Posts: 145; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)
this was my favorite part of your site.
until you stoped posting mini reveiws and copyd what description the developer of the game had written for it.
30. bobolicious (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 Jan 2013)
yes this is true shayan. it seems he looked on google play under the listings of top games and then just posted some here. Just random games in the top ten of google play and ios store. I wonder if he even plays games on his phone?
31. shiela (Posts: 5; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)
I love SPOROS as I love Ducky Duck Hunting.. Guys..! check it out. It is on its newest version! Really fun game..!!