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.
Swirl May Cause Motion Sickness or Seizures? Cool!
Swirl - While those occasional anti-seizure warnings at the beginning of some games are meant to heed a cautionary warning, I sometimes get a bit excited about what great game I might be about to experience.
Ipong Has a Noble Purpose but it Fails in Accomplishing its Goal
Ipong! Game, from TouchTen.com, was created by a group of Indonesian teenagers with a noble purpose: To sell at least 14,285 copies of their game so they can donate up to $10.000 of proceeds to charity.
Sheep Abduction: Time to Sell the Farm
Farm animals and UFOs are common themes in the app store. Chickens, cows and aliens somehow bewitch people into spending their money. The game Sheep Abduction from Sticky Studios is no exception.
Test Your Puzzle Logic with Boxed In
Boxed In is a new logic based puzzle available in the App Store that pretty much encompasses all that a logic puzzle should be. Boxed In has increasingly difficult levels with a simple objective made challenging by specific rules of limitation.
Power Toppler - A Game by Any Other Name Remains the Same
By name alone Power Toppler might make you think of Topple or Tower Bloxx, but make no mistake, Power Toppler isn’t even similar. On the heels of the release of the original version, Tower Toppler, into the Wii’s virtual console, Power Toppler is a remake of the 80’s game, also known as Nebulus and Castelian, now available in the App Store from Silver Software.
Assassin's Creed - Altair's Chronicles Stands Alone
Assassin’s Creed: Altair’s Chronicles - In what’s arguably one of the biggest releases yet on the iPhone, Gameloft has taken on the ambitious task of making the first iPhone game based on Ubisoft’s Assassin's Creed.
Sea Rascals Is Frantic But Fun
It's kind of funny — I grew up in the Florida Keys, so to me (and probably to most people, actually), the ocean is all about tranquility. However, Sea Rascals, which is set in the ocean? Makes me frantic!
Galaga Remix Brings New & Retro Gaming Fun
Galaga Remix from Namco brings the arcade classic to the iPhone along with a polished, touch-screen friendly newer version that is just as much fun. All the key elements of Galaga are there — blasting away at enemies while saving your spaceship from destruction.
Pixo Tests the Powers of Color Observation
Pixo by PaintPoker is one of the more original iPhone games I’ve seen in a while. The basic premise of Pixo is to test your color perception by recomposing a picture in order of color dominance.
Viva Vegas Slots! Fast-Paced, Picture Perfect, Gambling
With unsurpassed precision, Electron Hut's vice city inspired Vegas Slots puts five 3-reel slot machines on the table for those who are tickled by taking a chance.
Bell Fruit, Double Jackpot, Double Jackpot 3-Line, Triple Sevens and Triple Sevens 5-Line offer an exciting selections of odds and options.
No Need to Avoid the Star Power of Dodgem
For those who enjoy simplistic, pick up and play games for their iPhone or iPod touch, Dodgem by Nikita Logachev is pretty much a winner. The premise of this simple game is to guide a lone star around the screen for as long as possible while avoiding enemy shapes and racking up points.
Trixel Makes "Deceptively Simple" Definitely Satisfying
Someone send help; I'm addicted to Trixel! Stopping to write this review is killing me!
Well, OK, it's not that dire. But Trixel, the new puzzle game by ADEPT Games is rather enthralling. It's really simple to pick up, and somehow manages to be both easier and harder than you'd think.
UniWar is a TENsational Turn-based Strategy Game for iOS
UniWar - Please briefly indulge me while I provide a little preamble for this review…I consider the turn based strategy genre as an acquired taste. In my experience, folks tend to either love them or hate them, with few falling somewhere in the middle of those extremes.
Ow My Balls! Will Either Make You Smile or Sore
Ow my Balls! is a game some people will think is hilarious and some will think it’s kick in the pants.
If you like farts, have a loopy sense of humor, or are about 7 or 8 years old, you’ll think Ow My Balls!
iBox Your Way to Fighting Glory
If taking on your shadow is getting old, then iBox from Tractus Design may be the perfect remedy. iBox is designed to give you a faux boxing workout — complete with sound effects. As for damaging your phone by punching too hard and launching it into the wall..