Best Android, iPhone and iPad apps of 2012: best adventure games

Best Android, iPhone and iPad apps of 2012: best adventure games
2012 was a great year for apps. Apple’s App Store accumulated more than 775,000 apps and Android’s Google Play was on par with similar numbers, but in that deep forest of applications, it’s sometimes hard to find your way.

That’s why we are hand-picking the best software of the year, the best games and the best apps. After bringing you the best Android and iOS shooter and combat games, we continue with something with more story and depth to it, something for the calmer, the curious, the explorers - the best iPhone and Android adventure games.

This is one of our favorite game genres yet it’s the one to have quite a difficult time adjusting to touchscreens and lack of precision controls that a mouse provides. But this challenge is also an opportunity for developers to develop new ways to interact with your device.

We love adventure games because of their story of course, a good adventure game is a combination of both the visual and emotional represented in a well written script. Here are the finest adventures we found, take a look.

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8 Comments

1. kareivis

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

Where`s Machinarium? One of the best games i ever played, great soundtracks and those drawings are just superb!

2. nwright94 unregistered

How about the Walking Dead? Great great game, I think it would fall under this category.

3. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

this is an example that shows how iOS is a better platform for gaming that has a lot more exclusive games, not to mention optimised content and graphics ( retina )

5. kareivis

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

Really? Why`s then both GTA games looks much better on high end Android device? Raptide GP much better on any Tegra device? Shadowgun a lot better on Tegra for example, Dead Trigger, Hamiltons Great Adventure and much more THD games. There are also a lot of exclusive Android games and a lot of optimised games for Tegra devices. So stop praising iOS as the only gaming center.

6. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

By the way, riptide GP has the tegra water effects in the iPhone 5 and the iPad 4, and GTA is laggier in the nexus 4 compared to the iPhone 5 despite it's quadcore processor. And did you know that iOS had tons more exclusive games?? Let me give you some Borderlands Legends ;Fifa 13; Infinity blade 1 and 2; street fighter x tekken; Batman Arkham City Lockdown ;skylanders ;;walking dead; the room; Defenders of Ardania; FairyFail Through the Cliff ;Ninja Pong; Conquer Online Sparkle 2: EVO; steambirds Survival ;Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy ;Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing znd much more. while what does android have as exclusive games?? Emulators, but it's like comparing a PS1 to a PS3!

4. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Yesterday! I forgot about that game! Haha. Now days one can really find true quality titles of all genres on iOS and Android.

7. giorgos_gs

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

You can try: 'The Odyssey HD Lite' from the Google Play store. It might not be the best one but its a good classic old school point a click game.

8. kelly234

Posts: 2; Member since: May 03, 2013

Where is Dragon Tear? I like this one. It's drawing is awasome as well.

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