iOS apps generally make for pretty sucky gifts. They’re usually free, after all. If they’re not free, they have in-app purchases, which means you’re paying $1.00 to give someone something they’ll
have to pay much more to actually enjoy. I imagine that’s what it would be like if those Lexus Christmas commercials carried on a few more minutes. What the hell kind of family buys each other cars
for Christmas? Are they paying for a Lexus in cash? If so, isn’t a $40,000 dollar purchase something that should maybe be discussed first? My wife and I wouldn’t buy a Mario Kart, let along a Lexus.
Anyway, here are five iPhone and iPad games I’ve played in the last year that would make really good gifts. Because of the free-or-nothing App Store mentality, some of the more “expensive”
$1.99 and up games get ignored by iPhone and iPad gamers. This is your chance to make it clear to them that you usually get you pay for. And because any friend of yours is a friend of mine, none of
these games require in-app purchases at all.
Ark of Sinners Advance is an action platformer set in the world of the fantasy RPG Anima: Beyond Fantasy. I’ll leave the research to you, if you need it. Here, all you need to know is there’s this
woman who confuses a bandanna for a shirt and then runs around an apparently underground city killing all…