Aim left or right to steer around traffic in Turbo Speed Race, trying to collect coins at the same time to beat previous high scores. The birds-eye view looks good and works well, with the Nokia Asha 501 proving easily quick enough to handle this game and keep things running smoothly.
Bottle Shooter does almost exactly what it says on the tin, letting you have fun by breaking bottles. Instead of shooting them with a gun, you’ll be throwing a big rock at them – simply swipe in the direction you want to throw. With a timer and a score to beat though, the pressure is on!
You don’t have to be a train fanatic to get enjoyment out of Train Conductor 2 – a game where you’ll need to be on your toes if you’re to help stop huge collisions between trains. You’ll have a rough idea of where the trains are coming from – just make sure you switch them to different tracks before it’s too late.
Similar to Doodle Jump in style, this game is all about collecting as many peppers as possible while you jump ever upwards, but instead of controlling Amego, you control the platforms he jumps on, tilting them left or right to switch the direction he jumps in. It’s a responsive game, and one of the more entertaining offerings we’ve played on the Nokia Asha.
A modern take on a classic board game, you can now play Snakes and Ladders on your Nokia Asha. Just select your player, and tap the die to roll. There’s even a multi-player mode, letting you link up with other Asha owners via Bluetooth.
Dust off your scope and get ready for shooting action with The Street Combat Trial, a game where you tap onscreen to aim and fire. Enemies can pop up from anywhere, jumping out from behind post boxes and walls, and you’ll have to be quick if you want to shoot them before they get you.
There’s a lot of fun to be had from dodging enemy craft and missiles out in space, and this game both looks good and is easy to get to grips with. Simply move your finger to the top, bottom, left or right to move your spaceship around, trying to hit enemies as you go.
If you loved the original Assassin’s Creed games on the Nokia Asha, you’ll love Assassin’s Creed Revelations. The latest version of Gameloft’s classic offers more of what we’ve already come to love, with stunning graphics, compelling gameplay and easy-to-use controls.
Ever been water skiing? Now’s your chance, but it won’t be easy, with missiles, boats, jet skis and lots more heading your way. Tap left or right to try and dodge things coming at you, staying above the water.
Brick Maze is a simple yet fun game, where you’ll need to navigate a ball round the maze. With up, down, left and right arrows, it’s a game anybody can play, and it’s just as entertaining for all ages.
One of Gameloft’s latest titles, World at Arms lets you wage a war against terrorists. This isn’t just an action-packed shoot-em-up though, instead seeing you create an entire army base, managing budgets, overseeing building work and buying equipment before you head out to war. It’s time consuming, challenging but extremely satisfying.
A fantastic looking platform game, you can now play the part of Peter Parker and take a stand against Spiderman’s enemies. There are loads of different levels, and there’s something immensely addictive about casting webs at people.
Jump left and right to avoid obstacles in this skateboarding game, while at the same time collecting items and helping to clear up the streets. The cartoon 3D graphics in Highway Skating 3D really add to the overall experience, and the simple touch controls also mean the skateboard is easy to control.
Genius: Button Football is the ideal title for lovers of table-top football game Subbuteo, offering similar gameplay where you’ll have to think carefully about where you’re flicking the players and the way it will affect the travel of the ball. The simple graphics help to keep the gameplay slick, and there’s a lot to like here.
Another fantastic Gameloft game, Dragon Mania gives you the opportunity to raise your very own dragon. There are loads of different options in this game though, and it’s far from just feeding the dragon and letting it get on with things – you’ll need to think about building it somewhere to live, what you’re going to feed it, who you’re going to attack, and there’s nothing stopping you from collecting more and more. Along with impressive gameplay, the graphics also look fantastic, adding an extra element to the game.
It’s almost impossible not to love RiverLite, a game where the only control is done by tilting the phone and tapping the screen to shoot. The aim is to get as far down the river as possible, picking up fuel along the way and shooting enemy balloons, warships, tanks and bridges. It’s one of the simplest games we’ve played yet, but it’s so much fun it’s definitely worth adding to your collection.
Anther top shooting game, defend forts and other battlements by aiming and firing at enemies as they jump out and attempt to shoot you. This game is all about reactions, and quick responding controls make it easy to get to grips with and have fun.
The big onscreen joypad in Easy Killing is great for controlling this 2D shooter, steering the man around different rooms and trying to hunt down enemies. You also have a gun, so as soon as you see them other people you’ll be able to shoot them before they get you.
Help the Smart Thief to escape from the international police in this platform game, running, jumping and even motorcycling your way to freedom. There are loads of different things to catch you out along the way though, so be aware of rocks, tyres and other things in the road.
Take on the life of a monkey, and spend your time climbing poles and trying to avoid enemies. We like this game, as it’s good fun to play, and jumping between poles to avoid snakes and more while trying to grab food on the way is more than a challenge.
It’s a struggle to find any game more addictive than the original Snake, and the game has lost none of its appeal in 3D. The premise remains the same – work your way around the screen, eating and getting bigger, avoiding the edges and avoiding your tail, and it’s just as much fun as it’s always been.
This game is based around Justin, an extraordinary beaver. Fired from a super-large catapult, the aim of Jumping Justin is to help the beaver get as high as possible, collecting items on the way – such as magnets and motors – to help prevent the beaver from falling back to earth.
Soldiers are chasing you in Go Go, meaning you’ll need to run as fast as possible. Tapping the screen helps you to jump and avoid hurdles, and you’ll also need to jump across rooftops as you go. With the ground being shot at around you, Go Go is a battle to survive.