Among the many games available on the App Store, first-person shooters are among the titles that best exploit the graphic potential of the iPhone, touch and now also iPad. Although serious gamers will continue to miss the mouse and keyboard for perfect control of the action, Apple's mobile devices are among the first to offer a complete gaming experience. In addition to being able to play shooters anywhere, the best titles of the genre on the App Store offer striking graphics, rewarding single player gaming experience and even compelling multiplayer battles. Here are the top 5 first-person shooters selected by the Macitynet editorial staff.
Gameloft the developer who currently offers the largest number of first-person shooters for the iPhone, touch and also optimized with HD graphics for the iPad on the App Store. N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance with sci-fi setting in Halo style without doubt one of the most spectacular and complete. It is one of the best titles to show the graphics and gaming potential of the iPhone and touch, also available in the HD version for iPad. This is a highly recommended title for players who prefer science fiction weapons and settings.
NOVA available for 3.99 euros for the iPhone or 5.49 euros for the iPad. The free lite version allows you to take a test ride with iPhone and touch.
Always thanks to Gameloft, you can try your hand at gunfights with a more realistic setting with Modern Combat: Sandstorm. Instead of laser rifles and pistols and plasma weapons, here the player immersed in the Middle East war scenarios with real and contemporary equipment and weapons. Modern Combat: Sandstorm available for 3.99 euro for iPhone and touch or in HD version for iPad for 5.49 euro. Recall that also possible to download the free trial lite version on iPhone and touch.
The gameloft trilogy completed by the historical Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front series set in the Second World War. We will find ourselves fighting in Normandy, North Africa, Germany, Sicily and even in the Pacific in battles that faithfully follow historical events, all represented with graphics of the scenarios, vehicles and soldiers at the highest levels. The historical loyalty also guaranteed by the equipment and weapons available that digitally reproduce those used in the Second World Conflict.
Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front available for iPhone and touch for 3.99 euros, while the HD version for iPad for 5.99 euros. Also for this title the free lite version for iPhone and touch is available.
We complete our review of the best first person shooters with Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies. it is a spin-off of the famous console saga set in zombie-infested scenarios. Here the mainly warmongering Call of Duty turns into a survival game and even a little horror. In addition to shooting to knock down large hordes of undead, the use of weapons, ammunition and the defense of the weak points of our refuge must be well balanced in order to survive as long as possible. For players who love ending zombies there are also several traps that, if used well, allow you to take down numerous enemies in one go.
Call of Duty World at War Zombies II for iPhone and touch proposed for 7.99 euros on the App Store. For iPhone and touch, the second chapter is also available at 7.99 euros: remember that users who have already purchased the first episode can buy the second as an app purchase at a discounted price. Finally, the HD version for iPad for 11.99 euros.