For today’s TiPb Top 5, we are catering to all of our iPhone and iPod touch wielding readers who enjoy sports games and sports apps. Just like our other TiPb’s top 5 must-have posts, all of these applications are available in the App Store. For the full run down, follow us after the break!
Today's first game worth a mention is EA Mobile's Madden 2010 and for good reason. The Madden football series is the #1 selling football game in the history of video games. It does not get any better than this, with crisp graphics, great controls, and amazing sound. If you are looking for the most detailed and intuitive football game on your iPhone, look no further.
Madden 2010 is available for $9.99. [iTunes Link]
Can EA Mobile do any wrong when it comes to sports games? Just like with Madden, FIFA 10 provides you with top notch graphics, control, and sound. This is a must buy for any soccer fan.
FIFA 10 is available for $9.99. [iTunes Link]
Next up we have one for all of you out there who are fans of Mike Tyson's Punch Out on the original Nintendo Entertainment System, Super K.O. Boxing 2. Those of you looking for a simulation boxing game may want to skip this all out arcade action game but it is hard not to like this games great graphics and animation. Add the slick controls and you have an addicting arcade boxing game that is worth every penny.
Need a way to listen to your ESPN radio on the go? ESPN Radio is just the app for you. Listen to live, crystal-clear radio streams from more than 15 of your favorite ESPN radio stations from across the country directly on your iPhone/iPod via Wi-Fi or 3G. Even better, you can listen live while surfing the net, checking your email, etc... Since the audio stream runs off of Quicktime there is a background mode.
ESPN Radio is available for $2.99. [iTunes Link]
Sportstap is the ideal app that enables you to get all of your scores and game details along directly on your phone. You can check out standings, team stats, player stats, and get updated scores and data every minute for all of your favorite teams. Sure there are a ton of other apps available that can do the same but not many of them send game update push notifications directly to your device. MLB, NFL, and NCAA Football. NHL, NBA, and NCAA Basketball are current sports that you can have alerts for. There are a few others sports apps that support push notifications but none of them pushed more timely than Sportstap. So if you like updates in real time, this is the way to go.
Sportstap is available for free. [iTunes Link]
There you have it, TiPb’s Top 5 Must-Have iPhone sports apps. Did we miss any of your favorites? Overlook any killer sports app? Drop us a comment and let us know your list!