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Top 5 Flash Game Conversions on iPhone

Best ways to get Flashy on iPhone

If you think that the iPhone was the first platform on which you could play an abundance of cheap, accessible bite-sized games, then you've clearly never played a Flash game in your life.

These online timewasters have been keeping PC users entertained at work for years. It should come as no surprise to learn, then, that they've provided a lot of inspiration for budding iOS game developers.

In fact, many of the best Flash games have been successfully ported to iOS, as this Top 5 Flash game conversions on iPhone feature will show right now.

It's time to salute the micro-gaming pioneers.

Ridiculous Fishing feels like it was made for iOS, doesn't it? Well, it was. Sort of. Vlambeer first tried out the snag-toss-shoot concept with the Flash game Radical Fishing, you see. A while later, Vlambeer decided to spruce the game up and fling it onto Apple's glamorous smartphone. The result is this stunningly fresh and intuitive arcade fish-'em-up.
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Anyone who tells you Flash games are overly shallow and simplistic clearly hasn't played Kingdom Rush. Put simply, this is one of the best and most tactically rich tower defence games out there. The iOS version is pretty faithful to the original, too, and that's no bad thing. At all.
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9.2
The iOS version of Semi Secret's beguiling puzzler is far richer, prettier, and more sophisticated than the Flash original, but it's still a Flash game at heart. The idea is to pop all of the bubbles by touching them to reduce their internal numbers to zero. The catch is they mustn't touch while your finger is in contact with them.
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8.9
Terry Cavanagh's beautifully odd platformer survived the transition to iOS with almost everything intact. It's an unsettling game that can be completed in less than an hour, but its striking retro visuals and hauntingly opaque storyline ensure that this is as memorable as Flash games get.
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8.5
Knightfall: Death and Taxes is an expanded take on two Flash originals from Megadev. It's a fresh mixture of puzzle, action, and adventure elements in which your energetic knight carefully spins and drills through each level's blocks.
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7.6
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