Best new iPhone, iPad and Android games for August 2012

Best new iPhone, iPad and Android games for August 2012
This is our monthly game selection with no other apps included. Go here for the best Android, iPhone and iPad apps of August 2012.

August has come and gone and we hope you've got those summer memories all ready to be packed in a cozy place in your mind as September and the fall nears. Good news is that the bad weather is a good excuse for staying at home and playing games on your smartphone. Luckily, developers have released tons of great, really exciting stuff this month.

We've tried to narrow it down, but still couldn't come up with less than what you see below - your picks for best apps for August 2012 on iPhone, iPad and Android.

Starting from the arrival of Horn, an awesome third-person adventure game, and ending with a couple of free online multiplayer games, this month nearly all tastes should be satisfied. We're of course as always waiting for your suggestions for best games of the month - let us know what you played and like most in August in the comments below! With no further ado, here is our selection.

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22 Comments

1. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

so most of the games were for iOS and yet the title clearly indicates "...and Android..."

3. paulyyd

Posts: 340; Member since: Jan 08, 2011

u mad?

4. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Yes there are some of the games there that indicate they are ios only but are infact also on Android

16. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

None of the above is android apps... Granny and Horn are tegra apps not android...

17. phitch

Posts: 214; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. Phosphor.Horn.Paid&feature=search_result#?t=W251bG wsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5QaG9zcGhvci5Ib3JuLlBhaWQiXQ.. Horn is not a Tegra App! It is optimized for Tegra but will run on any Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. glu.gladiator2&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMS wxLDEsImNvbS5nbHUuZ2xhZGlhdG9yMiJd Blood and Glory: Legend https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. citizen12.nanosaur2&feature=search_result#?t=W251b GwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5jaXRpemVuMTIubmFub3NhdXIyIl0. Nanosaur 2 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. alawar.WayOutWest&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGw sMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbGF3YXIuV2F5T3V0V2VzdCJd The Golden Years: Way out West https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. mediocre.grannysmith&feature=search_result#?t=W251 bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5tZWRpb2NyZS5ncmFubnlzbWl0aCJd Granny Smith So 5 of them are actually Android games.

2. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

this just prove that even google play might and will outnumber app store in near future but still, they got different contents... google play has a lot of rip off apps (thousands of angry birds and games alike, sorry no offense..just saying facts) while app store still has a mijority of apps that isnt available to google play and even to windows marketplace!

10. ph00ny

Posts: 2026; Member since: May 26, 2011

This actually didn't prove anything you said. It just proves that these titles are not available from Google Play

5. kombinatonz

Posts: 30; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

Nuce way to trick people by advertising apple. I guess phone arena supports Apple

9. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

it depends on the PA writer... there are some writer that are ultimate fanboys and (some bias) but one thing for sure, PA is all about iOS and Android... you're just surprise that they will post WP, BB or even Symbian news here...

6. shubhameroit

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

ehat da f**k are u upto PA are applearena or something lykthat??what the hell only few android games have been mentioned and u say ios and android games

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

For tablet games iPad still has the lead. No need to be upset. I am sure things will change when Google keep up the good work while apple spent all their time sueing and creating Fear. Make no mistake, samsung and other phone OEMs use Android is because of the advances made by Google in a super rapid pace. Open Source it that don't take away their control. Microsoft and Apple use lawsuits that try to change the game to their advantage. Making Android too expensive to be attractive for the OEM so that they might take up windows 8. I have faith that the game will even out eventually and favour the one that innovate.

12. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

as an android fan. i agree with this

8. crankyd00d

Posts: 191; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Legend is on Android too, but it's Saturday so it's OK to have Copy & Paste articles, don't get so mad guys

11. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

just 1 android game so they can lure people in with the tittles this site is bias

13. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

the fact that there were more than 1 android games leads me to believe u didnt read anything at all and just rehashed others comments...

14. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

well 2 games on the list are on android, Horn and Granny Smith. And this article just goes to show that, despite in Console and PC gaming, most game publishers and developers dont really hold bias towards any of those platforms, when it comes to phone and tablet gaming, there's a lot of bias and fanboyism. Devs may claim "piracy" is rampant on Android, but is it really? Ubisoft said 95% of players on PC pirate their games, but yet they still port their games to PC, which tells me its an outright lie. They make these outrageous lies to defend their stances such as not porting games or putting in restrictive DRM.

15. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

i think it is partly the fact that it is harder to make the games for android… making them for ios is simple and immediately has a huge base… with android there are spotty updates and multiple hardware platforms.. but then again same with pc vs. console gaming, but i feel like if android really did make that much money they would put out the effort

18. phitch

Posts: 214; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Someone needs to do better research when writing articles. Five of these games are available on Android as well. It seems to me, that the Author has an iProduct and only perused the Apple market and barely did any cross referencing. Saw a couple games on Android market and said good enough! Why not have a list of 10 or so Android only games as well? https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. Phosphor.Horn.Paid&feature=search_result#?t=W251bG wsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5QaG9zcGhvci5Ib3JuLlBhaWQiXQ.. Horn is not a Tegra App! It is optimized for Tegra but will run on any Android. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. glu.gladiator2&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMS wxLDEsImNvbS5nbHUuZ2xhZGlhdG9yMiJd Blood and Glory: Legend https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. citizen12.nanosaur2&feature=search_result#?t=W251b GwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5jaXRpemVuMTIubmFub3NhdXIyIl0. Nanosaur 2 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. alawar.WayOutWest&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGw sMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbGF3YXIuV2F5T3V0V2VzdCJd The Golden Years: Way out West https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. mediocre.grannysmith&feature=search_result#?t=W251 bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5tZWRpb2NyZS5ncmFubnlzbWl0aCJd Granny Smith

19. phitch

Posts: 214; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Top new games for Android Month of August: Mass Effect Infiltrator:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. ea.games.meinfiltrator_na&feature=search_result#?t =W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5lYS5nYW1lcy5tZWluZmlsdHJhd G9yX25hIl0. Magic Defender:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. dreamstudio.magicdefender&feature=search_result#?t =W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5kcmVhbXN0dWRpby5tYWdpY2RlZ mVuZGVyIl0. Eternity Warriors IIhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. glu.ewarriors2 Spirits:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. spacesofplay.spirits Order Up! To Go!:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. svsgames.orderup Pebble Universe:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=se.i tatake.pebbleuniverse Kingdom and Lords:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. gameloft.android.ANMP.GloftDKHM#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDI xMiwiY29tLmdhbWVsb2Z0LmFuZHJvaWQuQU5NUC5HbG9mdERLS E0iXQ.. Bit.Trip Beat:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. gaijingames.bittripbeat&feature=search_result#?t=W 251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5nYWlqaW5nYW1lcy5iaXR0cmlwYmV hdCJd Monster Island:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com. miniclip.monsters&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGw sMSwxLDEsImNvbS5taW5pY2xpcC5tb25zdGVycyJd Tavern Quest:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.glu.tavkeeper&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5nbHUudGF2a2VlcGVyIl0.

20. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Please next time do a seperate category for each.. we can tell by the choices which you obviously prefer....

21. AngelaVives

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 10, 2012

Hi, I would like to add an application that I really liked its name is Rock & Boulder, it has very good graphics, great music and the best is that it allows to use all ten fingers to play!!

22. valkerine

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Here is my Top List Favorite RPGs for iPad and iPhonehttp://www.squidoo.com/best-rpgs-for-the-ipad-best-role-playing-games-for-ipad Top list of Free games for iPhone and iPadhttp://www.squidoo.com/top-best-free-ipad-iphone-ipod-games

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