Welcome to another edition of NowGaming on Apple TV. The NowGaming, available by just searching for it in the tvOS App Store, provides you with a wide variety of human-curated lists of games that are great on your Apple TV. This week, I narrow down one of those lists even further, providing you with my favorites from our selection of titles that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
A frantic arcade shooter on a 3-D grid Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved
High-speed aerial stunt racing Asphalt 8: Airborne
A super smooth and fast-paced motorcycle racing game Impulse GP - Super Bike Racing
Race endlessly across rooftops Canabalt
Battle until the end in this fast-paced, frantic, arcade shooting challenge Trigonarium
Closing Next week: games to unwind
A frantic arcade shooter on a 3-D grid
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved
Each new level introduces a new world. There are worlds shaped as spheres, pills, peanuts, and more.
Geometry Wars 3 truly sets the bar high when it comes to other dual-stick arcade shooters. The 3-D graphics are breathtaking, and the electronica soundtrack fuels your energy to really get your blood pumping. Geometry Wars 3 features two modes, Adventure and Classic, providing you with tons of play styles and replay value. This means you can really get your money’s worth out of this title.
Clear the pegs that appear, to activate a power-up. You can also unlock drones to aid your attack.
High-speed aerial stunt racing
Asphalt 8: Airborne
Pull Off Aerial Stunts
There are all kinds of ramps in Asphalt 8 to allow you to get airborne, and perform stunts.
This is a high-speed, full-on intense experience of racing joy. With each stunt you perform, you’ll gain confidence in your racing abilities and experience the thrill of nearly turning an automobile into an acrobatic aircraft. The game features incredible graphics, amazing sound effects, and a top-notch soundtrack to keep your heart thumping.
Play head to head with others anywhere around the world. Race online, and perform nitro boosts and drift slides.
A super smooth and fast-paced motorcycle racing game
Impulse GP - Super Bike Racing
Futuristic Race Tracks
Speed along futuristic tracks that defy gravity including loops and upward curves.
Impulse GP is a racing game that depends on the player’s skill and precision in order to be successful. The game takes place in a near futuristic world with super fast bikes and challenging circuits with opposing racers. The graphics are gorgeous, the sounds are heart-thumping, and the speed will have you panting.
Innovative Boost Mechanic
Hold the Play/Pause button, while driving through green sections. Release before you exit the green section to get a boost.
Race endlessly across rooftops
An App Store Classic
The opening sequence of Canabalt is a classic on the iOS platform.
Canabalt is an endless runner that is easy to pick up and play. With understated, but attractive retro-style graphics and fast-paced background music, the energy will keep you moving, jumping, and running to escape. It’s definitely a fun, exciting game that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Change Your Jump
You can tap lightly to barely jump, or tap long for a big leap.
Battle until the end in this fast-paced, frantic, arcade shooting challenge
Over The Top Arcade Action
Classic arcade style with over the top action as you pilot your ship, and try to blast tons of geometric shapes.
Trigonarium is a frantic arcade shooter with lively music and vibrant graphics. Shoot the enemy shapes, use your powerful boosts, and join a friend in the local two-player co-op mode. For fast, frenzied, arcade action, this intense shooter will energize you.
Power-Up The Action
Collect power-ups to help you temporarily clear out the overload of enemies.
Next week: games to unwind
That’s it for this week’s NowGaming on Apple TV. Next week, we’ll reverse course and look at games to help you unwind. Until then, keep on gaming.