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Best iPad games to try this autumn

Girl using iPad

Make the most of that big, gorgeous screen by downloading some of the best iPad games out there. These are just a few of the thousands of games that really have to be played on the iPad to enjoy the full, unadulterated experience – so why not give these games a try?

Legend of Skyfish

Legend of Skyfish

While this is available for iPhones too, you’ll want to play it on the iPad just so you can really appreciate the gorgeous, hand-painted art. It’s a cute action game with 45 levels and just a touch of the Zelda series about it. You play the fearless Little Red Hook who is on a journey with the Moonwhale to defeat the monstrous Skyfish. Armed with a fishing pole, you’ll be faced with tons of puzzles and plenty of boss fights.

Barrier X

Barrier X

If you’ve got fast reactions and a need for speed, Barrier X is likely to be your new favourite iPad game. This fast-paced racer sends you speeding down minimalist tracks and it’s up to you to avoid the barriers and obstacles in your way by moving from left to right. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? It isn’t! The game speeds up every 15 seconds and if you survive for long enough, you’ll find new challenges thrown your way. Test your hand-eye coordination and reflexes by downloading Barrier X now.

Pixel Cup Soccer 16

Pixel Cup Soccer 16

The retro styling of this fun football game might be a real blast from the past, but the slick controls and smooth game play prove it’s right at home in 2016. Play in a variety of different modes – including the World Cup, Euros, and the Women’s World Cup – and enjoy an arcade style game with plenty of depth, dazzling shots and brilliant goals. Have a go at this iPad version of the beautiful game by downloading Pixel Cup Soccer now.

Severed

Severed

It’s the eye-catching art style that will make you want to download this game for your iPad rather than your phone – it’s simply stunning. Severed is a first person adventure in which you play a warrior lost in a fantastical world who is trying to piece together her past from a series of clues and adventures. You’ll solve puzzles, find secrets and battle monsters with a series of swipe-based commands as you help the one-armed warrior named Sasha search for her family.

Warbits

Warbits

Immerse yourself in the kind of games that will put your thinking power to the test. Warbits is a turn-based strategy title that gives you 16 varied units to use and asks you to conquer a number of unique battlefields. You have to pay attention to your enemy’s strengths and weaknesses and find ways to exploit them. Once you’ve completed the 20-mission campaign, you can go online and pit your wits against other human players. Not only does the game give your tactical skills a real run for their money, it looks lush too. See how good your strategies are by downloading Warbits now.