Best iPad games

Some of the top iPad games

  • The [[artnid:342882|iPad]] has been described as a revolutionary device, and it offers a world of possibilities when it comes to games. [[artnid:341991|In our rundown of the iPad as a gaming device|The iPad review: a gamer's perspective]] in April, we weren't sure if it was revolutionary; fast forward a few months and [[artnid:342561|the number of apps that have been designed for Apple's tablets|Apple iPad: How do the apps shape up?]] has made gamers and developers alike take notice. Here are some of the best iPad games we've discovered.

    Real Golf 2011 HD

    Price: $8.99

    You can play with 10 of the world's best golfers including Aussie legends Greg Norman and Karrie Webb on some of the iconic courses around the world. Features include multiplayer capabilities as well as a YouTube tool that allows you to upload your replays.
  • Cut the Rope HD

    Price: $2.49

    One of the most popular (and addictive) games for the [[artnid:355503|iPhone]] and iPod Touch is now available for the iPad. It's been optimised for the higher resolution of the iPad.
  • Reckless Racing HD

    Price: $5.99

    This version of Reckless Racing features three more tracks than the iPhone/iPod Touch game, and you can also challenge others players online in multiplayer mode.
  • Angry Birds HD

    Price: $5.99

    Although it is a little pricey in our opinion, Angry Birds has been the number one selling app on both iPad and iPhone. It is a simple game that is remarkably addictive and fun.
  • Uno HD

    Price: $1.19

    The famous card game has an iPad app and you can play with up to three of your friends as well as online. At this price, Uno HD is great value.
  • Fruit Ninja HD

    Price: $5.99

    "I want to play a game where u can slice fruit." That's how this game was born and the rest is history.
  • Paper Toss HD

    Price: $1.19

    One of our favourite games on the iPhone, Paper Toss HD brings the office ritual to your iPad.
  • Real Solitaire for iPad

    Price: $2.49

    The best thing about Real Solitaire for iPad is the ability to support all orientations including portrait, portrait upside down, landscape left, and landscape right.
  • Pinball HD

    Price: $2.49

    If there is one game that can really make great use of the iPad's extra screen real estate it is pinball!
  • Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus HD

    Price: $12.99

    Probably the best shooting game on the iPad. Modern Combat 2 has great graphics and includes four multiplayer modes: Battle, Team Battle, Defuse the Bomb and Capture the Flag.
  • Flight Control HD

    Price: $5.99

    Another port of a highly successful and entertaining iPhone game. Flight Control HD has been redesigned with the iPad's larger screen size in mind.

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