Best new Android, iPhone and iPad games for January 2013
With games like Temple Run 2 and Dungeon Quest that made an entrance in the first month of the new year, there is no time to get bored. And alongside the big titles, there were plenty of games in virtually every genre you can think think of - from puzzles to sports, to adventure and racing.
This time, we’ve widened our selection of the best games for the month simply because there were too many of them, and all managed to live up to the high standards we’ve set for this monthly game pick.
So with no further ado, take a look at the finest games that arrived on the Apple App Store and Android’s Google Play in January 2013.
Best new Android, iPhone and iPad games for January 2013
1. Temple Run 2 - Android, iOS - Free
With over 170 million downloads, Temple Run redefined mobile gaming. Now get more of the exhilarating running, jumping, turning and sliding you love in Temple Run 2!”
Download Temple Run 2 on Android
Download Temple Run 2 for iPhone, iPad
2. Dungeon Quest - Android - Free
Download Dungeon Quest on Android
3. Gene Effect - Android, iOS - $2.99
Download Gene Effect on Android
Download Gene Effect for iPhone, iPad
4. Cubes vs Spheres - Android, iOS - $0.99
Download Cubes vs Spheres on Android
Download Cubes vs Sphere for iPhone, iPad
5. Little Inferno - iOS - $4.99
Download Little Inferno for iPhone, iPad
6. Ant Raid - Android, iOS - $0.99/$2.99
Download Ant Raid on Android
Download Ant Raid for iPad
7. PBA Bowling Challenge - Android - Free
Download PBA Bowling Challenge on Android
8. 8 Ball Pool - Android - Free
Download 8 Ball Pool on Android
9. The Blockheads - iOS - Free
You haven't yet made shelter and your campfire has gone out.
All you have is a spade, some wood and a few sticks.”
Download The Blockhead for iPhone, iPad
10. Ikaruga - Android - $9.00
Download Ikaruga on Android
11. Undead Slayer - Android, iOS - Free
Battle your way through endless hordes of Undeads.
Become the hero to restore the Empire. SLAY or be SLAIN!”
Download Undead Slayer on Android
Download Undead Slayer for iPhone, iPad
12. Life Is Magic - Android, iOS - Free
Download Life is Magic on Android
Download Life is Magic for iPhone, iPad
13. Moonlight Runner - Android - $0.99
Collect the golden bugs , and avoid enemies to reach to your final destination.
And enjoy the Spanish guitar :)”
Download Moonlight Runner on Android
14. Super Knights - Android, iOS - Free
When kidnapped princesses are in distress... when dangerous dragons, scary ghosts and ugly witches need to be fought... when the world is in peril and you need a hero... who are you going to call? The Super Knights!”
Download Super Knights on Android
Download Super Knights for iPhone, iPad
15. Kite Fever - Android - Free
Download Kite Fever on Android
16. Slotz Racer 2 HD - iOS - Free
Download Slotz Racer 2 HD for iPhone, iPad
17. RetroArch - Android - Free
Download RetroArch on Android
18. House of Hell - Android, iOS - $5.99
Download House of Hell on Android
Download House of Hell for iPhone, iPad
19. Ninja Volley 2013 - Android - Free
Download Ninja Volley 2013 on Android
20. Quento - Android, iOS
Download Quento on Android
Download Quento for iPhone, iPad
21. Pixel People - iOS - Free
Greet new clones to Utopia at the arrival centre, then find them a place in your new world. Splice genes of residents and combine their skills to discover new Pixel People to join your thriving city.”
Download Pixel People for iPhone, iPad
22. Joe Danger - iOS - $2.99
Download Joe Danger for iPhone, iPad
23. Time Surfer - iOS - $0.99
Download Time Surfer for iPhone, iPad
24. Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden - Android, iOS - Free
Download Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden on Android
Download Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden for iPad
25. Call of Mini: Brawlers - Android, iOS - Free/$0.99
Download Call of Mini: Brawlers on Android
Download Call of Mini: Brawlers for iPhone, iPad
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1. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Temple run 2.. installed, played for 2 minutes, deleted.
Exactly same old gameplay
4. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
..240 000, to put it better :)
My point was that the game gets way more credit than deserved, imo
10. downphoenix (Posts: 2358; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
I disagree. Temple Run is a perfect blend of casual and hardcore, it is really easy to play and rounds are short which is good for casuals, but its good for hardcores because it is challenging, fast, and the free 2 play aspects dont cheapen the experience like they do with 99% of the free 2 plays.
And how is that retroarch allowed on the google play store? LOL. I get emulators, but that comes with the games? Has it been pulled yet?
3. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
hmmm.. wondering what would you even expect?
7. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Well I would expect some basic creativity at least.
That doesn't necessarily mean a change in the core of the game.. but just reshaping, refreshing and enriching it.
Angry birds star wars is a good example of that
6. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2379; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
I agree. The game is garbage. I don't understand the popularity of it. I did the same the first. A simple watching of a video the second told me there was no need to waste my time.
8. josephnero (Posts: 317; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
thats the case with most popular games.like angry birds.
as an avid gamer i dont find it amusing but for average joe its good for time killing
5. josephnero (Posts: 317; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
good to see android games are advancing with rapid speed
9. Cerberusa2a (Posts: 33; Member since: 24 May 2012)
OMG YES!!! IKARUGA ON ANDROID?!?! Consider yourself bought
12. Fuego84 (Posts: 282; Member since: 13 May 2012)
Temple run 2 is not a keeper I'll uninstall soon.
13. Bobbyroy (Posts: 2; Member since: 11 Feb 2013)
I like Temple run 2! I also installed Pocket Mafia, latest free Android game! You can download it from Google Play store.
14. Stevertbent (Posts: 2; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
i really like Temple run 2 , it's amazing game thank you so much share this post. it is great and intresting android game.
15. shiela (Posts: 5; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)
Guys.. also check out for Ducky Duck Hunting that is its newest version.. I had fun with this as I had with Temple Run.. itunes.apple.com/us/app/ducky-duck-hunting/id580837621?mt=8