This Week’s Must-Have iOS Games: Mikey Shorts, The Simpsons, Vote!!! & More [Roundup]

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Headlining this week’s must-have iOS games roundup is an awesome new platformer called Mikey Shorts, which offers its own unique style of play focused on speed. We also have The Simpsons: Tapped Out, which makes its App Store debut for the second time; VOTE!!!, the latest title from Infinity Blade creators Chair Entertainment; and a great space-age building game from Gameloft.

Infinity Blade Has Earned Over $30 Million To Become Epic’s Most Profitable Game Ever

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Infinity Blade has been more successful than Gears of War.
Infinity Blade has been more successful than Gears of War.

Despite the success of Gears of War on consoles, it is in fact Infinity Blade for iPad which holds the title for Epic Games’s most profitable game of all time. The popular sword fighter, which has been showcased at a number of Apple keynotes over the years, has earned a whopping $30 million since its debut just 18 months ago.

Apple Now Accepting Mac And iOS App Nominations For 2012 Design Awards

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The most coveted app awards will be announced by Apple this summer at WWDC 2012.
The most coveted app awards will be announced by Apple this summer at WWDC 2012.

Following the announcement of the already-sold-out WWDC 2012, Apple has officially begun accepting nominations for its 2012 Apple Design Awards. Mac and iOS apps can be nominated to win the most prestigious developer awards Apple gives each year, and past winners include apps like Infinity Blade and Things.

Registered iOS developers can nominate apps today and Apple will announce the winners at WWDC in June.

Check Out These Black Friday Deals On The App Store’s Best Games [Updating]

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iOS game developers love nothing more than to celebrate with a sale, so it’s no surprise to use that a plethora of hugely popular titles are available for as little as $0.99 this week. However, we are surprised by the sheer number of games on sale this year, from big-name developers like Gameloft, Sega, Namco Bandai, and more.

So that you don’t need to spend hours searching for these bargains yourself, we’ve compiled a huge list of the best reductions for you, featuring some of the most successful iOS titles, such as Assassin’s Creed: Altair’s Chronicles, BackStab, Real Golf 2011, Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Monkey Ball, Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, and lots, lots more.

NOTE: We’ve added new titles from EA, Kairosoft, Konami and more!