Our selection of the Best Games for iPhone and iPad is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of the great games that are available in the iTunes App Store. Rather, we’ve put together a short exclusive list of our favorite games. These games have met the criteria of 1) superb experience including presentation and gameplay and 2) standing the test of time. In other words, these games have entertained us for more than a few short hours or days. Below you will find our favorite games in the sports category.
Homerun Battle 3D
Its not a traditional baseball game,per se, but that’s what we love about it. Rather, Homerun Battle 3D is an amazing homerun derby game. You have to hit as many homeruns as you can before striking out. The coolest part is you can play live online against opponents across the globe. In 2-player mode whoever reaches the maximum score fastest wins. Although its an older game, Homerun Battle 3D never ceases to entertain with riveting excitement when you hit that perfect homerun.
Super Stickman Golf 2
The Super Stickman Golf games have ruled the App Store for years as the best golf experience. While not entirely realistic, the games present a nice challenge, crazy courses, good controls, and memorable music. 2013 saw the release of Super Stickman Golf 2 which has asynchronous multiplayer and sweet power-ups.
Score! World Goals
Soccer fans are not left out of the game either. If you’re an avid spectator of the sport, we have got the app for you! Score! World Goals puts you right into the action recreating famous game moments from throughout football history. Have a particular game you remember from years ago? How did they make that critical game-winning shot? Find out while you swipe your finger through each pass on your way to victory. While it’s not a full-fledged soccer game, Score! World Goals will keep any enthusiast attacking their way down the filed and up the charts.
NBA Jam for iPhone and iPad
NBA Jam first came out in 1993 and is still an addictive game, if that tells you anything. In some people’s opinion it is one of the greatest sports games ever and now its available right on the iPhone and iPad. Its doesn’t follow the official rules of basketball but instead offers a cartoon style game of intense competition. The controls are exceptional! Even if you don’t normally like sports games, you should give NBA Jam a finger-spin.