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Games That Feel Like PlayStation and Xbox

Games That Feel Like PlayStation and Xbox

One of the benefits of how advanced iPhones and iPads have become is that they can become almost like handheld game consoles. More than a few game developers take advantage of that technology. This roundup will show you some of the best titles that feel like you’re playing on an Xbox or PlayStation.

Modern Combat 5 : The Multiplayer eSports Shooter

From Tokyo to Venice, this FPS will challenge you to eliminate your enemies.

Modern Combat 5 : The Multiplayer eSports Shooter
Online Multiplayer

For those who want one of the most deluxe gaming experiences on iOS, and like shooters.

Modern Combat 5 is a first-person shooter set in a modern-day environment where terrorists are trying to rule and governments are corrupt. Your task in the single player campaign is to figure out what's really happening. Meanwhile, the multiplayer mode pits you against the toughest soldiers gaming has to offer, with customizable specialists and amazing weapons.

Why we love it

This game has one of the finest multiplayer action available, and the single-player action is just as good. The graphics are amazing, and the sound effects will put you right in the game. You can make your character truly your own, both through choosing a class and customizing your soldier's skill set and weapons loadout.

For those who...

  • Enjoy first-person shooters
  • Love fighting terrorists
  • Get a thrill out of playing a special operations soldier

Not for those who...

  • You don't enjoy first-person shooters
  • You dislike killing, for any reason
  • You don't want to get sucked into hours of combat missions and multiplayer arenas
Oceanhorn ™

Embark on an epic quest to find your father and unravel ancient secrets

Oceanhorn ™
Epic Battles

For those that like grand scale adventures, or Zelda.

Featuring music from legendary Nobuo Uematsu and Kenji Ito, Oceanhorn provides you with more than 10 hours of story-driven gameplay. You'll master magic and the art of sword-fighting, while also trying to find ancient items to help you on your quest to save your father.

Why we love it

Oceanhorn combines captivating storytelling, breathtaking 3D visuals and exciting gameplay into one massive action adventure experience you will never forget. Enjoy an incredible soundtrack from the best video game composers in the world: Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy*) and Kenji Ito (Seiken Densetsu*).

For those who...

  • Love puzzle-filled adventure games
  • Enjoy gorgeous graphics and incredible soundtracks

Not for those who...

  • Don't enjoy deep, compelling storylines
  • Aren't fans of sword-fighting and magic
FINAL FANTASY Ⅸ

The benchmark by which other Final Fantasy games are measured

FINAL FANTASY Ⅸ
Unique characters

For those who enjoy the Final Fantasy series, or are ready for a deluxe adventure.

Zidane and the Tantalus Theater Troupe have kidnapped Princess Garnet, the heir of Alexandria, but quickly learn that the princess herself yearned to escape the castle. Through a series of unusual circumstances, she and her personal guard, Steiner, fall in with Zidane and set out on an incredible journey. They meet unforgettable characters like Vivi and Quina along the way, they learn about themselves, the secrets of the Crystal, and a malevolent force that threatens to destroy their world.

Why we love it

Final Fantasy IX is wonderfully ported to iOS, bringing fantastic graphics and sound effects to your iPhone or iPad. The storyline is one of the best in the RPG world, and the gameplay is console-quality. This is a title not to be missed.

For those who...

  • Love the Final Fantasy franchise
  • Enjoy deep, compelling fantasy storylines

Not for those who...

  • Don't like magic or swordplay
  • Aren't in love with Final Fantasy
Afterpulse

Become a soldier and prepare for battle in this realistic shooter.

Afterpulse
Intense 3D Shooter Action

For those who want a fast paced online multiplayer shooter.

The Afterpulse is an action-packed shooter with realistic graphics and sounds. There are 35 primary and secondary weapons that can be combined and evolved for more power. The different battle styles including assault, sniper, and handgun make this an extreme adventure.

Why we love it

If you like realistic shooting games, then The Afterpulse for Apple TV brings it. The graphics are amazing and the game is full of action. Keep on your toes, master your skills, take down your enemies, and stay alive.

For those who...

  • Like intense action games
  • Prefer realistic shooters

Not for those who...

  • Dislike shooting games
  • Prefer casual gameplay
Assassin's Creed Identity

Unravel your identity in the first Assassin's Creed action RPG.

Assassin's Creed Identity
Action RPG

For those that enjoy Assassin's Creed on the console, or like a deluxe 3D iOS experience.

Identity is an action role-playing game that lets you create, customize, and play as Assassins during the Italian Renaissance, with story missions set in the Coliseum, Florence, and other key locations of the era. The game features three classes (each with its own strengths and weaknesses), open sandbox levels, and various customization options. It also lets you train two different Assassins and hire your friends and other players to assist you in completing objectives.

Why we love it

First of all, Assassin's Creed Identity is the first mobile game to incorporate the third-person urban traversal gameplay style established in the main console titles in the Assassin's Creed franchise. It also boasts stunning graphics with custom-made HD textures, shaders, and models made possible with the Unity game engine. Moreover, it features an Italian Renaissance setting with support for open-map exploration for each location.

For those who...

  • ... are fans of the Assassin's Creed franchise. ... enjoys playing action role-playing games. ... appreciates games with gorgeous graphics.

Not for those who...

  • ... tend to veer away from role-playing games. ... gravitate toward casual games.
Dungeon Hunter 5 - Multiplayer RPG on iOS

Even after the end of the demon invasion of Kingdom of Valenthia, the world is crumbling

Dungeon Hunter 5 - Multiplayer RPG on iOS
Explore mystical lands

For those that have enjoyed previous Dungeon Hunter installments, or like action RPGs.

While seeking vengeance for your forsaken, embark on an immersive journey as our spirit-imbued hero through the five shattered realms, and become known as the most notorious bounty hunter of them all. In cooperative multiplayer mode, you'll hire your friends or other players as allies to help you on your journey of vengeance and bounty hunting. If you choose asynchronous multiplayer mode, you'll have to customize your stronghold with a large variety of creatures, manage and defend it, and raid opponents' strongholds to ravage their loot.

Why we love it

Dungeon Hunter 5 features intense action and amazing graphics. You'll live out the rest of the Dungeon Hunter story in glorious battles, with intricate details. The controls bring the most amazing combat moves and satisfying deaths, and the gameplay is fast and furious.

For those who...

  • Love the Dungeon Hunter franchise
  • Are fans of hack and slash

Not for those who...

  • Don't like bloody deaths
  • Don't enjoy the previous Dungeon Hunter games
Guitar Hero® Live

Rock out like a star

Guitar Hero® Live
Awesome music

For those who like playing guitar, or any type of music game.

Guitar Hero Live turns everyone into a rock star with precision playing and roaring from the crowd. Feel like you are right on stage jamming, strumming, and hitting the whammy bar for that superstar effect. The "Live" installment allows the crowd to react to your performance. What better way is there to play the ultimate guitar game than on Apple TV?

Why we love it

If you enjoy the popular Guitar Hero series on your game console, then Guitar Hero Live on Apple TV is a natural transition. And, if you are new to this hot music game series, now is the time to give this one a try, so you can rock, roll, and become a true guitar hero right in your living room.

For those who...

  • Enjoy the Guitar Hero series on game consoles Like music games Want a full console experience on Apple TV

Not for those who...

  • Dislike music-themed games Like action, puzzle, or story-based games
Dead Effect 2

A console-quality action sci-fi shooter with RPG elements

Dead Effect 2
Achieve your objective

For those who like first person shooters, or any kind of intense action.

This game features breathtaking graphics using the latest Apple technology, with narration by professional voice actors. The soundtrack is atmospheric, and the sound effects are movie-quality. You can develop your character with three personas that provide for different personalities, and the game includes a unique system of more than 100 upgradable body implants and gear sets with more than 40 upgradable weapons.

Why we love it

Dead Effect 2 features some of the most in-depth character personalization systems in the gaming industry, and the storyline is intense and enticing. The graphics are amazing, and the soundtrack and sound effects put you right in the action. The game will provide you with hours of gameplay to keep you entertained.

For those who...

  • Love sci fi shooters
  • Enjoy solid roleplaying action and development

Not for those who...

  • Aren't fans of the Dead Effect franchise
  • Don't want a deep, compelling storyline
LEGO® Jurassic World™

Wreck havoc in the latest LEGO game.

LEGO® Jurassic World™
A big smasher

For those that enjoy Jurassic Park, LEGOs, and fun.

The game should be familiar to anyone who has played any of the popular LEGO-themed series of games. You’ll smash your way through a number of popular movies scenes as famous characters in brick form. You can even go crazy as one of 20 LEGO dinosaurs.

Why we love it

The LEGO series of games always delivers, and for good reason. The combination of humor and action appeals to all age groups, and LEGO Jurassic World continues that great streak. Along with getting to relive some famous moments from all four movies, creating your own customized dinosaur and park are lots of fun. It's highly recommended.

For those who...

  • Enjoy all four of the dinosaur movies. Like the LEGO-series mix of humor and action. Want to create their own customized dinosaur.

Not for those who...

  • Don't like any of the LEGO-series games. Not a fan of the Jurassic Park movies.
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved

Survive incoming enemy shapes

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved
Activate Power-Ups

For those who like over the top arcade shooter action.

Geometry Wars 3 is a dual-stick arcade shooter where the goal is to rack up as many points as possible while meeting objectives and surviving an endless horde of incoming enemy shapes. In this latest installment, players can go through the difficult Adventure mode that features a mix of different gameplay styles and epic boss battles, or go for the classic game modes that have made Geometry Wars a fan-favorite for years.

Why we love it

Geometry Wars 3 is a gold standard for dual-stick arcade shooters. The retro 3-D graphics will really suck you in to the game, and everything is crisp and clear. The EDM soundtrack gets your blood pumping and the controls are responsive and intuitive. The Adventure and Classic game modes mean an endless amount of play styles and replay value, so you definitely get your money's worth here in terms of content.

For those who...

  • Like intense arcade shooters
  • Love action-packed games

Not for those who...

  • Don't like arcade shooters
  • Want something more casual
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

An action-packed tour of the criminal underworld of Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
Take the open road

For those that like GTA on consoles, or want a lengthy experience on iOS.

GTA: Liberty City Stories is the action-fueled crime saga at its height. You will complete intense, exciting missions specially designed for mobile devices, but the graphics and sound are just like the console title. The game features cross-platform cloud saves via the Rockstar Social Club and 3D Touch support for multiple control options. You can even set up your own custom soundtrack, just like on the console version of the game.

Why we love it

Liberty City Stories shows off one of gaming’s most memorable worlds while taking you on an action-packed tour of a criminal underworld. Stealing cars, evading cops, and racing through streets littered with obstacles is an absolute blast. Gaining notoriety while amassing new cars and weapons is as addictive as ever, and the franchise’s familiar dark humor will keep you entertained for hours.

For those who...

  • Love the action and excitement of the Grand Theft Auto series
  • Enjoy a game with a deep, but criminal, backstory

Not for those who...

  • Want a simple game without complicated controls
  • Don't like playing the part of a criminal
Halo: Spartan Assault

The famous Halo experience on iOS

Halo: Spartan Assault
The Covenant has invaded

For those that like Halo and top down shooters.

This game features an epic campaign with 30 action-packed levels in a storyline that takes place just before the events of Halo 4. You'll command many of your favorite Halo weapons, vehicles, and armor abilities, and customize your Spartan to create the perfect warrior. The game allows you to earn achievements, complete weekly challenges for XP and compete against your friends in leaderboards for ultimate bragging rights.

Why we love it

Halo: Spartan Assault brings the famous Xbox and PC series to your iOS device. It features a storyline set just prior to the events of Halo 4, and has gorgeous graphics and sound effects. With 30 action-packed levels, Halo: Spartan Assault brings plenty of playtime to your device.

For those who...

  • Love the Halo franchise
  • Are fans of top-down shooters

Not for those who...

  • Don't like shooting aliens
  • Aren't fans of Halo