Top of the list for iPad games is Badland, an atmospheric platformer from developer Frogmind.
"With haunting visuals and great controls, Frogmind's side-scroller is an absolute joy," reads the App Store editors' official synopsis. "Alone or with friends, you'll love overcoming each brilliantly designed challenge."
Runners-up on iPad are the strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown and minimalistic steering game Impossible Road.
On the iPhone side Zach Gage's excellent Ridiculous Fishing won top honors for 2013, with Device 6 and Plants vs. Zombies 2 earning honorable mentions.
Good choices all around for sure. What are your favorite tablet games of 2013?
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