It’s that glorious time of year again, when we light up the BBQ and prepare for the end of the football season with our favorite Super Bowl traditions. For millions of sports fans, the Super Bowl is the culmination of a great football season with an exciting game. For some it means an endless supply of chips and guacamole. For others, it is that one time a year when we actually look forward to commercials interrupting our TV viewing.
Well, here at Tapjoy we see it as a great opportunity to check out the latest apps that can enhance this experience for everyone. Take a look at our top six apps that that will help you enjoy the game and your overall Super Bowl experience.
The all-new NFL app is truly a one-stop shop for everything about your favorite National Football League team. The updates and news around the league is timely and insightful, and the user interface is clean, precise and easy to use. If you’re looking for a high-level view of all things football and to brush up on your intel before the big game, then head straight to the source with the official NFL app.
When it comes to Sundays in the fall and winter, grilling and football go hand in hand — just like referees and questionable calls. If you’re looking for an all-in-one BBQ recipe solution, then look no further than Weber’s On the Grill. Chock full of great tips on grilling steaks, and a slew of other recipes that rotate daily, this app will help you expand your menu’s playbook and impress your pigskin pals.
We’re huge fans of Big Win Football, Hothead Games’ card-driven football simulator. It is a blast to build your teams, upgrade them with card packs, and send them to battle with your friends and other players around the world. Hothead Games does a great job with all its sports games, and Big Win Football is another great entry in the Big Win series.
It wouldn’t be a football recommendation list without including Madden NFL, the definitive football action franchise that has been topping the charts across every console for more than two decades. The 25th Anniversary version for your phone or tablet has just enough control to put you in the action but is not so complex as to be frustrating. The gameplay is smooth, fun, and it puts you right on the field.
We know it is the end of the season and Fantasy Football has wrapped up for the year, but it is time to review where you went right and where you went wrong in your fantasy football league. The Fantasy Football Draft Kit from Rotowire updates every year, and its 2014 update is right around the corner. It’s never too early to start thinking about your starting lineup for 2014
Best Ads of the Week (for iOS)
If you’re one of the many who gather to watch the first commercial break looking to laugh, cry or simply judge, you’ll want to pick up this app that highlights the best ads of the week. You’re likely to see quite a few of the best spots appear on this app shortly after the game, or just have fun and do some live comparisons of what is airing during the big game.
So there you have it…a few fun football-related apps that you should have at the ready, whether you are at MetLife Stadium this Sunday or gathered in front of the big screen with family and friends. Let us know what you think of this list and what we may have missed!