Gamers who have been keeping tabs on Apple’s iOS 8 will certainly have taken note of one particular feature called “Metal”. Metal is basically a new tool introduced for game developers that will enable them to harness the power of the A7 and A8 processors. With the iPhone 6 Plus’ 5.5-inch screen, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist that the device will be a blast for gaming. For years, we’ve been talking about how the iOS can churn out games of console quality but with the introduction of the new iPhone, we are now closer than ever. So here are best iPhone 6 Plus games that looks jaw-droppingly stunning.
8 Best iPhone 6 Plus Games With Mind-Blowing Graphics
Want to play the latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare but don’t have the latest consoles or a decked out PC? Then you can play the next-best thing with Modern Combat 5: Blackout. Gameloft is known for their great polished games and this one is no exception. Taking its cues from the Call of Duty series, Blackout is considered to be the best in the Modern Combat franchise. The game now uses Apple’s Metal framework, so expect to be blown away by the graphics.
Want to really showcase the power of your iPhone 6 Plus? Well, Epic Zen Garden is not exactly a game (more like a tech demo) per se but it can really demonstrate the power of the improved graphic chip and the new Metal API. For one, this came from the creators of Infinity Blade and the Unreal Engine. Want to know how the Unreal Engine 4 looks and performs? This is it! Trust us on this that Epic Zen Garden will bring out the oohs and ahhs from your friends.
While this may not have the most realistic graphics, Badland sets itself apart with its truly unique visual style that’s simply great to look at. This side-scrolling action adventure platformer is already one of the top games for iOS, and with the iPhone 6 Plus, it manages to look even more spectacular. Badland doesn’t benefit from Metal but it sure does look amazing with the new 5.5-inch screen. It’s truly a visual treat on the new iPhone.
Plunder Pirates is a freemium Clash of Clans competitor coming from none other than the makers of Angry Birds. Pretty much Badland, Plunder Pirates doesn’t have that realistic graphics but instead features a quirky and vibrant art design. Plunder Pirates is yet another game that benefit from the iOS 8’s Metal API, allowing Rovio to create a staggeringly good-looking and very smooth game. It certainly doesn’t hurt that the game looks so good while develop your pirate village and prepare for some good-ol plunderin’
The Asphalt series has always been the go-to game for those who are looking for the best arcade racing experience. Asphalt 8: Airborne is the latest racing game from Gameloft, so you know exactly what to expect in terms of polish. And since it utilizes the new Metal API, you are in for some truly visually stunning racing experience. With 56 different cars, 9 different settings, and 180 events in the Career mode, Airborne will surely keep you busy for a long time. Definitely one of the best iPhone 6 Plus games. Expect a sequel to come out soon enough.
Known as the frontrunner when it comes to graphics in the iOS, the Infinity Blade series returns to full-form with Infinity Blade III. Unlike many of the entries in this post, Infinity Blade III is not optimized for the iPhone 6 Plus. However, you can’t deny that it still looks amazing, especially with the iPhone 6 Plus’ large screen. Unfortunately, there is no plans for a sequel to this series but you can trust that EpicGames will bring something new to the table that will match or even surpass Infinity Blade in terms of graphics.
While Asphalt 8: Airborne is for arcade-type racing fans, fans of racing simulation have the Real Racing series. Real Racing 3 yet again raises the racing bar with its 90+ detailed cars, 12 real-world tracks, over 2000 events, and of course, graphics that could easily belong to a home console. Real Racing 3 is not yet optimized for Metal but it looks like it’s made for the new iPhone’s larger screen. As far as racing graphics go, this one’s hard to beat.
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Mr. Crab is not really the kind of game that you can expect from a list of the best iPhone 6 Plus games but it’s actually a well-made one-finger game. Mr. Crab is now actually optimized for the iPhone 6 Plus so the game looks even better, and plays smoother. Mr. Crab features some of the most simple, colorful graphics on the iOS with a quirky gameplay that will keep you coming back for more. Try not to get dizzy!