The very best games for tablets

Plague Inc. – You are the plague

Plague Inc. – You are the plague

78%

Presumably at some point you’ve wanted to kill everyone in the world? Luckily for you Plague Inc. gives you exactly that power without all the inevitable awkward issues that would otherwise arise. You control a number of pathogens from bacteria and fungus to bio-diseases and nano-weapons and through genetic manipulation infect the world before sparking...

Radiant Defense

Radiant Defense

88%

Radiant Defense is a free tower defense game that you can make even better with a handful of premium upgrades. For free you get an addictive tower defense game with cool graphics, fun gameplay, and a surprisingly awesome soundtrack, particularly with earphones. For less than one currency unit (£/$) you can buy a handful of extra towers ‘n’ powers...

World of Goo

World of Goo

90%

Precisely what you would hope for from a ported game. I don’t know if you ever played World of Goo on the PC – but it was great fun. Think of Lemmings except with goo. Pretty picture huh? Well, you’ll definitely be pleasantly surprised. For a long time I expected this to be released as a flash game for PC, or at least for someone to try...

Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D

42%

I would love to say that this game met our sky-high expectations for the shoot-em-up classic. Love to, but can’t. Admittedly the price is right – at only a few pounds I suppose you get what you pay for, but as someone who grew up playing the original on the PC, I was gravely disappointed. The graphics are exactly how you remember them –...

Robotek HD

Robotek HD

84%

Where many other robot fighting games have failed, this turn based strategy games excels. We have yet to work out whether we are invading or protecting Earth, but but believe us, that does not detract in any way from the game. It is free to download, and credit based – so if you lose too many times it’s game over, unless you want to fork out real...

Tower Defense: Lost Earth

Tower Defense: Lost Earth

80%

We all know that it’s not hard to find a decent enough tower defense game. Its not that hard to find a rubbish one either, but thankfully, Com2Us Tower Defense: Lost Earth falls into the former category. Free to play, and far more levels than you would expect. Plenty of upgrades available for all your towers, which is always a plus – and a good...