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Best iPad Games 2016 For All Gamers: Monument Valley, Hitman GO & More

Best iPad Games 2016
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Best iPad Games 2016 For All Gamers: Monument Valley, Hitman GO & More

The iPad is not only a good medium for playing videos on Youtube, watching your favorite TV series or movies, or reading ebooks. It is also a great platform for playing games with great gameplay story which are visually stunning. Since thousands of games are being released for iOS each year, we are limiting your options and giving you the best iPad games 2016.

Monument Valley

Best iPad Games 2016

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Monument Valley is a puzzle game developed by indie studio Ustwo. Princess Ida is controlled by the player through mazes of optical illusions and difficult objects. This is done while the player changes, flips and rotates the world around Ida so that she can pass through and reach various platforms. Its visual style is a stunning Japanese-inspired design.

The game received generally favorable reviews. PC Mag calls it “an excellent, meditative puzzler… that dazzles from start to finish.”

Hitman GO

Best iPad Games 2016

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Hitman GO is a turn-based puzzle video game. Players control Agent 47. All enemies of Agent 47 on the board will simultaneously move as he makes a turn. The player has to guide Agent 47 to the end node which is a position that the player or its enemies occupy. The player may also be required to assassinate a specific target. The excitement and puzzles in this game are reasons why it belongs to the best iPad games 2016.

The Walking Dead

Best iPad Games 2016

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Telltale’s The Walking Dead is an episodic drama where players get to decide what will happen to the main characters and to the other side characters. It also involves actual encounters with zombies and human opponents alike. This game gives a feel of a movie with its cinematic camera angles.

In its reviews, IGN  labels the game as one that “wraps you up in its events and makes you care in a way few video games can.” There may be some technical issues but the story in the game is not one to be missed.

Vainglory

Best iPad Games 2016

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Vainglory is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game just like League of Legends and Dota 2 but is good for the iPad, and other tablets and smartphones. The game has two opposing teams who fight and destroy the other’s base while defending their own. There is also a place which has creatures that may be fought with and captured.

IGN also says that the game plays well on iOS. However, there is a confusion as to how players of different places will communicate.

Kingdom Rush

Best iPad Games 2016

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Kingdom Rush is a tower defense game in a medieval setting. As the enemies seize the player’s towers, the latter should kill them using these towers, for protection and for earning money. This game is also about strategy. “Anyone remotely interested in either tower defense or strategy should consider it a most-own,” IGN states.

These best iPad games 2016 will definitely make it up to the early months of 2017 and even up to the whole of next year if they continue to be upgraded by their developers and publishers.

Read Also: Best PC Games 2016: Overwatch, Undertale, The Witcher 3 & More

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