Oliver Chesler’s 13 Must Have iPad Games

So you finally going to get an iPad today? iPad 2 is out so why not? Ready for some music making apps right? Don’t forget to have some fun too! You could grab all the games below for less than half the price of a PS3 game. These are my favorites. Certainly these are not going to be everyone’s picks. I like quick retro vector future pick up and play games. Some of these are iPhone games but look great blown up on the iPad screen. Enjoy your new toy!


Touchwars HD: link


Vector Runner HD: link


Spheroids: Was this game removed from the App store? I can’t find the link?!


Halcyon: link


Infinity Field: link


Minotron 2112: link


Juggle: link


80s Galaxy: link


VectorRacing: link


Poppi: link


Oh, the Huge Manatee: link


GeoSpark: link


Geometry Wars: link

photo credit: Robert Scoble

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Halcyon by Zach Gage

Halcyon Trailer from zach gage on Vimeo.

Zach Gage is my favorite iOS developer. He has created Synthpond, Unify and Bit Pilot which I all consider five star apps. His new iPad game Halcyon is part generative musical instrument. As with all his apps style meets gameplay. This is futuristic fun.

“A Generative Musical Instrument – Halcyon features a complete generative soundtrack that becomes an instrument when you play the game. Since its designed to accompany you while you play, you’ll create tranquil sonic landscapes as you travel along. Gameplay is one part spacial action puzzler and one part interactive stringed instrument combined in an experience designed specifically for the iPad. Colored currents travel inexorably toward each other. Strum the strings to match the currents, creating both phonic and visual harmony.” – zach gage

Download the app: click here

This entry was written by Oliver Chesler, posted on November 23, 2010 at 2:13 am, filed under iPad and tagged , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.