Feeds

Ten Essential... iPad Games

Play tablet

SANS - Survey on application security programs

RH Numbers

N.O.V.A HD

The superb 3D graphics and high-speed action of Nova are a testament to the power of the A4 processor that Apple designed into the iPad. This futuristic Halo clone looks and feels like the sort of first-person shooter you’d normally expect to see on a desktop PC. Controlling a true 3D game like this on the iPad’s 2D screen is a bit of a challenge, so Nova will appeal to the more hardcore gamer than the casual player, but its 13 levels of alien-blasting action put it at the forefront of the FPS genre on the iPad. It’s even got a multiplayer mode, making it a bit of a bargain at just £3.99.

NOVA HD

NOVA HDReg Rating 90%
Price £3.99
Download iTunes
More info Gameloft

RH Numbers

Plants Vs Zombies

Plants Vs Zombies is one of those seductive games that starts nice and slowly but then builds up to a frantic pace that ties your fingers up like spaghetti. The premise is simple: you use seed-shooting plants to protect your home against hordes of approaching zombies – but there’s an element of strategy as each type of plant has different powers, and the game constantly teases you onward by rewarding you with new powers at regular intervals. Our only complaint is that the ‘HD’ version of Plants Vs Zombies costs three times as much as the iPhone version and merely offers enhanced graphics and one new mini-game.

Plants Vs Zombies

Plants Vs ZombiesReg Rating 80%
Price £5.99
Download iTunes
More info Popcap

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

Next page: Scrabble For iPad

More from The Register

next story
Reg man builds smart home rig, gains SUPREME CONTROL of DOMAIN – Pics
LightwaveRF and Arduino: Bright ideas for dim DIYers
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Apple patent LOCKS drivers out of their OWN PHONES
I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't let you text that
Microsoft signs Motorola to Android patent pact – no, not THAT Motorola
The part that Google never got will play ball with Redmond
Slip your finger in this ring and unlock your backdoor, phone, etc
Take a look at this new NFC jewellery – why, what were you thinking of?
Happy 25th birthday, Game Boy!
Monochrome handset ushered in modern mobile gaming era
OnePlus One equals 'killer' new mobe running CyanogenMod
But it's invites-only for now, and you might also need a hammer
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
prev story

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.