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Apple TV Games That Feel Like PlayStation and Xbox

Apple TV Games That Feel Like PlayStation and Xbox

Who says you need an expensive dedicated console to enjoy some of the best games on the market? This list highlights a number of fun Apple TV games that bring a true Xbox or PlayStation like experience to your living room.

Oceanhorn ™

Go on an adventurous journey

Oceanhorn ™
A Puzzle Adventure

For those that like grand scale adventures, or Zelda.

Oceanhorn is a game that is inspired by the Legend of Zelda franchise. It is an action RPG adventure where players must overcome foes through difficult battles that require strategy and planning, and the puzzles will require some thought in order to find the solutions. Oceanhorn is a story-driven adventure, so prepare for a lengthy game.

Why we love it

Oceanhorn is a Zelda-like adventure RPG game that has won over the hearts of iOS gamers everywhere. The game looks stunning with beautiful, lush graphics, the adventurous soundtrack is a joy to listen to, the freestyle combat is fun but still needs strategy, and the puzzles will make you think fairly hard. While it is inspired by Zelda games, Oceanhorn is still a great title with its own merits and is a must-have for anyone who appreciates a good adventure game.

For those who...

  • Like Zelda-style games
  • Enjoy lengthy adventure RPGs
  • Love a good story

Not for those who...

  • Are looking for a casual game
Real Racing 3

Satisfy your need for speed

Real Racing 3
Real Racing 3

When you want to fulfill your dreams of racing in a fancy sports or muscle car

Real Racing 3 is the latest game from Electronic Arts where you can pick your epic car, hit the streets from all over the globe, and race others to find out who is the most skilled with their car. The game features realistic models of real-life cars, so you can experience what it is like to ride in your dream car. The environments are all modeled after real-world locations, and the races are challenging. Get money and upgrade your car for better races, and compete with friends for ultimate bragging rights.

Why we love it

Real Racing 3 looks gorgeous and lets us fulfill our racing fantasies without having to worry about real-world consequences. We all have a lead foot, so it's best to get our need for speed in a video game rather than reality.

For those who...

  • You like racing games
  • You are a car person
  • You're a competitive person

Not for those who...

  • You don't care about racers
  • You are not competitive
  • You prefer a more arcade-like racing game
Guitar Hero® Live

Rock out like a star

Guitar Hero® Live
Play A Guitar With Apple TV

For those who want a complete console experience on the Apple TV.

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...

  • You enjoy the Guitar Hero series on game consoles
  • You like music games
  • You want a full console experience on Apple TV

Not for those who...

  • You dislike music-themed games
  • You like action, puzzle, or story-based games
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
Special Ops Missions

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
The Afterpulse

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

The 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
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved

Survive incoming enemy shapes

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved
3D Environments

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...

  • You like intense arcade shooters
  • Love action-packed games

Not for those who...

  • You don't like arcade shooters
  • You want something more casual
Skylanders SuperChargers

Riding with Skylanders.

Skylanders SuperChargers
Skylanders SuperChargers

For those who like Skylanders, and multiple forms of gameplay.

Skylanders SuperChargers is a fast-paced, high-energy, epic adventure. Start off with both the Instant Spitfire and Instant Hot Streak SuperChargers and then boost your power and performance by modifying vehicle parts. With sensational graphics and superb sound effects, this is an exciting gaming experience on Apple TV.

Why we love it

The game has a full, fascinating story to go along with the gameplay, making it the ultimate combination. The controls are robust and responsive, the co-op and multiplayer modes are fun for friends, and the extended options for game items make Skylanders SuperChargers a complete adventure package.

For those who...

  • Enjoy action games
  • Like fast-paced adventures

Not for those who...

  • Enjoy casual games
  • Like puzzles