PhoneArena Awards 2012: Game of the year

Have you played any cool games on your smartphone or tablet lately? We know we have. In fact, we got to try out a plethora of great games over the past 12 months - so many that we had a really hard time selecting the best ones among them. Still, we had to pick a game of the year for our PhoneArena Awards of 2012 series...
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36 Comments

1. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

10+ million people tried Draw Something, then stopped playing a week later. That game should definitely get our "Flash in the pan" award too.

5. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

There was a massive buzz about it for about 1 week then it all died off,was a good week though!!

10. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I think I played one game with my nephew... then I never touched or ever re-downloaded it again.

22. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

the "to us" part in the very last sentence kinda made the whole point of this FAIL PA, DO NOT use "to us" anymore

34. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

It should be named "Trying Something"..

2. josephnero

Posts: 775; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Am i the only one around here that loves RPG games?

4. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I'm with you.... Chaos Ring, Final Fantasy 3, Blazing Souls Accelerate... Just too bad that these games don't have as much downloads as what's listed on this article.

7. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

16$ for FFIII .. come on! I love FF, but at this price i'll never but it!

9. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Agreed, I'm still waiting for price drops on these games...

18. JulianGT

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

And Pokemon, zelda...

23. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I think the article is talking about tablets and smartphone games only... My boys will be happy if Pokemon get ported to smartphones.

8. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

right here with ya, i'm always digging around for news on kemco games

12. LordDavon

Posts: 152; Member since: Sep 19, 2011

Almost all I have on the Note II, and on the iPad. Love RPGs! Need to get a 10" Android tablet with keyboard, and pick up Zork again. :) Order and Chaos just had a spin-off released. Anyone try that one? Oh, Bulder's Gate came out for iOS today, and Android should be soon. Tablets only, so here's hoping my Note II counts. :) Loved that game, and never finished, so here I go again!

15. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

hell naww ur not the only one.....i just finished the classic FF9! lol dont know which is better now......7 9 or 10

25. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I thought "RPG" stood for "Role Playing Games".

35. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Dude, it's Rocket Propelled Grenade.. Don't get it wrong.. Please..

3. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

Angry Birds .. boring! what about Ingress? I know its still in beta and needs an activation code, but its very interesting game!

11. jimjam unregistered

I'm with you on Angry birds.

6. omar98

Posts: 71; Member since: Aug 28, 2011

What about Need for Speed Most wanted ?? It is the best racing game ever on a smartphone or tablet

13. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Android Tablet with HDMI output + 55" Full HD LED TV + PS3 Joystick with Shadowgun ;-)

16. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Wait a sec, if you have a PS3 i presume you have a PS3, why don't you use the dedicated gaming system? People are getting weirder by the day.

19. SleepingOz unregistered

Get a life dude!

21. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Because Shadowgun isn't available on PS3?

36. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

because having PS3 joystick doesn't mean have the PS3 console..

14. Red-Pain

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Modern Combat 4 Zero Hour ?????

27. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

still not available on the most major platform(android)..

20. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

No granny Smith? Haha

24. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

meeeee.... i dont really play these games...coz i am addicted to temple run!! best ever and timeless!

26. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

You can't play temple run and these games with a blackberry

29. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

lol... we have tomb escape!
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