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.


Buy Power Toppler on the App Store

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.

Buy Assassin's Creed™ - Altaïr's Chronicles on the App Store

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.

Buy Sea Rascals on the App Store

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!

Buy Galaga REMIX on the App Store

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.

Buy UniWar HD on the App Store

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.

Buy Ow My Balls! on the App Store

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..

Buy Fast Five the Movie: Official Game on the App Store

iPlay Unleashes It's Fast and Furious Sequel

Nearly two months ago I reviewed a fun yet flawed racer in Fast and Furious: Pink Slip. It was a game that admirably represented it’s license with a solid racing experience packed with interesting gameplay modes.

Buy Squashem Ball on the App Store

Here's Squashem: An Unintentional Tech Demo

Squashem - If like getting your roll on, you may want to pay attention. To be clear, I’m not referring to anything related to drugs or dancing, but rather, a brand new game brought you from the bunch over at Jelly Biscuits.

Diamond Fever Shines On

Diamond Fever - You know, there are some games or applications I download that I'm instantly excited about, and they end up being awesome. Then, there are the ones that sound great at first, but are actually disappointing once I start using them.

Perfect Balance: Harmony a Near Perfect Balance of Entertainment and Value

What first began as a Flash 9 game on the Internet, Perfect Balance: Harmony for iPhone and iPod touch is puzzle game that strikes a perfect balance of value for price and entertainment. Perfect Balance: Harmony contains over 60 levels of geometric stacking and balancing that requires a bit of thought, a bit of balance and a somewhat steady finger.