Games for iPhone and iPad
By far the most popular category in the App Store, there is a never-ending parade of great games available for iOS devices. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Games for iPhone and iPad, or read on for news and reviews of the newest game releases for iOS.
Toss This Polly a Cracker! Colorful Game Makes Match-3 Even Easier
Pollys Popping Parrots is quite possibly the cutest violent game I’ve played in quite some time. Granted there’s a slight touch of hyperbole in that aforementioned claim, it’s not a bad thing from my perspective.
Build Your Own Domino Course with Domino Domino
You know the iPhone App Store mantra: “There’s an app for that.” Once again, I find myself believing that may very well be true because not in a million years would I have thought about there being an app that lets you design and build a domino course – but there is one.
Jetman Jack is an Admirable 8 Bit Throwback
What is it about underdogs that makes us root for them? Is it our empathy for the challenges they have against more experienced competition? Maybe it’s their audacity to try when it doesn’t make sense to the rest of us.
Seek 'n Spell is a GPS-Based Adventure Game For Groups
Don’t let the name mislead you. Seek ‘n Spell is nothing like your childhood toy, Speak & Spell. In fact, forming words is only a small part of this adventurous, GPS-based scavenger hunt.
Will You Accept the Finger Flicking Challenge of Card Ninja?
I am just gonna admit that the first thing I thought of when coming across Card Ninja was Dane Cook and his “Brain Ninja” routine. Completely unrelated? Yes, but now you know how my mind works.
Bubblehead is One Zany iPhone Game and My Newest Addiction
BubbleHead - For those of you that can appreciate a little quirkiness in your life, please pay attention here. The talented team over at CrowdCafé has put together a meaty casual game that leverages an inspired art style and some slick controls.
Zentomino is Peaceful and Challenging
Zentomino - Whenever I review a strategy game app, I pretty much always describe it as “hard.” This may say more about me than the apps. That said, Zentomino is a hard game, but not too hard.
Pickin' Stix is a Virtual Rendition of Pick-up-Sticks
Pickin' Stix - I can truly appreciate a modern adaptation of a classic game as much as the next person. Sure, sometimes a modern take defiles its classic inspiration and other times it improves it.
Ragdoll Blaster Flips and Flops for Fun
Ragdoll Blaster is a quirky and a bit bizarre little game from Backflip Studios, and I mean that in a good way.
All you have to do is fire ragdolls from a cannon at strategic points to solve increasingly complex puzzles.
The Arcade Spirit is Strong in Toy Raid
I must admit, I’m a sucker for a classic arcade coin-op. But from playing pixel-perfect retro games as an adult, the experience is somewhat tarnished from being spoiled by the quality of today’s games.
Epic Pet Wars Are The Cutest Wars Ever
Generally, when I'm assigned an application to review, I head to the App Store, download it, and check it out. When it comes to Epic Pet Wars by Miraphonic, however, it just so happened that I'd already downloaded it and even considered suggesting that I review it.
BugsShot is no Big Shot, but Still a Fun Little Game
In what appears to be a string of colorful, flowery games starring insects launched this Spring, BugsShot is a newcomer to the App Store that incorporates colorful bugs and flowers into a shuffleboard style game.
Get it Poppin with Bloons
Bloons - One of the best remedies to a slow day at the office is loading up a good ol’ flash game that can be played through your Internet browser. I wouldn’t dare engage in such a shameless waste of my employers time, but I’m just going by what I hear...
Peggle is Peg Popping Pandemonium
Peggle - It has to be said that I really enjoy Pop Cap games. Most are easy enough to play, complete enough to be a fair amount of lasting fun, and while I may scoff at the price to add them to my iPod touch, I usually find them to be worthy enough.
Numbrosia Adds up to Free Fun with Numbers
Numbrosia - Number, logic, word, and match-three style puzzles find their way onto my iPod touch quite frequently. Some I love, others not so much, and sometimes it just depends.
For review purposes, I think it’s important to gauge a puzzle game’s quality alongside its value for price.