Best new Android, iPhone and iPad games for January 2013

Best new Android, iPhone and iPad games for January 2013
This is our monthly game selection with no other apps included. Go here for the best Android, iPhone and iPad apps of January 2013.

January is over, and it kicked off 2013 with a huge selection of new arrivals in games, right in time to keep you busy during the long wintry nights.

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.

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14 Comments

1. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Temple run 2.. installed, played for 2 minutes, deleted. Exactly same old gameplay

2. Victor.H

Posts: 1056; Member since: May 27, 2011

24 more to choose from!

4. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

..240 000, to put it better :) My point was that the game gets way more credit than deserved, imo

10. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 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: Apr 30, 2012

hmmm.. wondering what would you even expect?

7. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 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 unregistered

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: 779; Member since: Nov 16, 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: 779; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

good to see android games are advancing with rapid speed

9. Cerberusa2a

Posts: 33; Member since: May 24, 2012

OMG YES!!! IKARUGA ON ANDROID?!?! Consider yourself bought

12. Fuego84

Posts: 357; Member since: May 13, 2012

Temple run 2 is not a keeper I'll uninstall soon.

13. Bobbyroy

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 11, 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: Mar 05, 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: Apr 26, 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/id58083​7621?mt=8

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