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.


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.

Buy Ouch! on the App Store

Ouch! is Fun to Play, but Even More Fun to Set Up

Hondune Games' Ouch! is a combination of merriment and masochism featuring a customizable "rag doll" character to be abused in a multitude of scenes and scenarios with realistic physics and sounds.

Save the World, Lose Sleep with Doomsday Terminal

If sleep or having a social life is not really your thing, then Doomsday Terminal may be the game for you. The premise is that you must prevent the impending end of the world through typing a code into the Doomsday Terminal. 

Buy Myst on the App Store

A Classic Reborn...Myst Engulfs the iPhone

Myst for iPhone - Yes, this review is about that Myst, the legendary PC game that essentially put point and click adventure games on the map. Though that style of game isn’t so popular in the age of first person shooters and advances in technology, there is a simple and elegant quality to the genre that still makes it relevant in my eyes.

Water Balloon Drop Hollywood is All About Mindless Fun

Ever been to Hollywood? If not, what would be the first thing you’d want to do? Check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Grauman’s Chinese Theater, or have a bite at the world-famous Pink’s Hot Dogs?

Squares! Requires Strategy

Squares! is a strategy game for the iPhone from ciretose. It is comprised of a simple game board with 25 squares. The squares are cute, the concept is straightforward, but don't be fooled — Squares!

Buy Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 12 on the App Store

Tiger Woods PGA Tour Makes Par in its First Release

Tiger Woods PGA Tour by EA Sports is the first sports game I’ve played that is as close to the desktop version as an iPhone and iPod touch can get. Okay, I’m sticking my neck a bit on that one, but Tiger Woods PGA Tour is a heck of a game in nearly every way.

Picture Find Fanatics Sure to Enjoy Sprill: Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Sprill: Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle - I love the challenge of a good picture seek and find. The fact that there are several apps for iPhone and iPod touch created in similar fashion to my ultimate favorite — I Spy —  is pretty cool in my opinion.