Before the iPhone 5S release date rolls in this September 10, see these new iOS games that have been optimized for the iPhone 5.
Whether you are looking for a strategic shooter game, a classic fantasy NFL team game, realistic racing on your mobile, or battling against monsters, you can do all of these over weekend on your iPhone 5.
Call of Duty: Strike Team
Take the Call of Duty experience from the consoles to the iOS as Activision delivers the Call of Duty: Strike Team.
Choose between first- or third-person POV when playing.
Created from the ground up to ensure maximum optimisation for the mobile and tablets, this game gives you two ways to enjoy the shooter experience. You can have a first-person view to get your shooter on, or go on coordinated squad attacks while on third-person view.
With Call of Duty: Strike Team, you are transported to 2020, where you are part of the Joint Special Operations Team, tasked with the mission of hunting down those who attacked the U.S.
Switching between the two ways of playing is easy and can be done at any point in time in the game. There are two modes available: Campaign Mode for a single-player experience, and Survival Mode where you will fight off waves of enemies.
Call of Duty: Strike Team is now available on iTunes for $6.99, though it can eat a bit of space at 1.3 GB.
Test your driving skills and do it in style with 2K Drive. With a collection of licensed cars real locations, and challenges and obstacles, you can earn more stars, coins, and upgrades so long as you also improve your driving capabilities.
A multiplayer mode lets you race with your friends anywhere in the world, plus you get access to a live news feeds that brings the world of automotives straight to your mobile device. With this, you can watch videos and check out photo galleries that are easily shareable.
Race with your friends with licensed cars in real worlds.
For $6.99, you can even expect daily challenges and news, so it is a progressing game that gives you more content than what you pay for.
Taking its inspiration from the movie of the same name, Pacific Rim features two modes that you can choose to play with. Story Mode lets you play through 30 levels that each have intense battles against monsters, while Survival Mode puts you at the forefront of an endless battle with Kaiju and tests your ability with the Jaeger.
Battle Kaijus and test your skill with the Jaeger.
Upgrades for your weapons and equipment are also available so you can dominate the battles. You can also expect content that is not seen in the movie, all for only $2.99.
Madden NFL 25
Electronic Arts rolls out Madden NFL 25, a game that builds your fantasy dream team of NFL stars while playing it on new and improved touch controls.
Choose your champions and battle in the stadiums with friends.
According to iTunes, you have 32 REAL NFL teams to choose from, and your champions can battle against other champions in the NFL stadiums. The graphics are worthy of console quality, matched with improved controls for a more fluid gaming experience.
There are also a number of NFL modes that you can enjoy. There are Solo Challenges, the offensive shootout mode, Head-2-Head, and Exhibition for single-player offense and defense. Best of all, the game is free!
Age of Thrones
Having the same look and feel of The Lord of the Rings, Age of Thrones pits you against orcs, dragons, trolls, and other creatures as you attempt to save the kingdom of Armos.
Build your own strategy with this medieval tower defense game.
You need both wits and forward-thinking in order to succeed, because you have to make your own path through the game and create strategies to defeat your enemy.
Expect 18 levels, 16 types of towers that can be reused in the game,4 types of castles, 20 types of enemies, and 4 Hero Spells. There are also difficulty modes, like Endless Mode, Casual Mode, and Iron Maiden modes.
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