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.
Bubble Pop: More Than Popping Bubbles
Bubble Pop™ is the other app with the words “bubble” and/or “pop” in its name, not to be confused with Pop, Bubble Pop!, BubblePop, BubbleWrap!, BubbleWrap or Bubble Snap. Bubble Pop™ from Bapsoft is a great game that is much more complex than simply popping bubbles.
2XL Supercross ... The Best Looking Game on the iPhone
Welcome to the high octane world of Motocross racing brought to you courtesy of 2XL Games. 2XL Supercross is a game that is looking to place a fat stamp on the racing genre. After spending some quality time with 2XL Supercross, it’s fair to say that headline racers like Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart, Fastlane Street Racing, and Aqua Moto Racing have officially been put on notice.
Trophy Whitetail 3D Hunting Aims for the Shooting Trophy...
For all of you guys that enjoy hunting a variety of animals like deer, elk, caribou, and bears; Hands-On Mobile has cooked up something just for you. Trophy Whitetail 3D Hunting is a game that places you in the shoes of a hunter with several weapons available to kill your targeted game.
Space Ball Is Merely Spaced Out
Space Ball, from Global Agent, is a take on the classic Labyrinth game.
Tilt the ball to maneuver around holes and reach the designated destination to proceed to the next level. As you probably know already, each level of Space Ball is progressively harder to complete.
Iron Fist Boxing is Almost Ready for Main Event Status
Iron Fist Boxing - The rise in popularity for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been long overdue. MMA is a sport that throws out rules pertaining to fighting styles and gives fans the cross discipline match-ups they want to see.
Galaxy on Fire 3D Leads the Race for Space
Galaxy on Fire 3D, from FISHLABS, is this developer's best effort yet at pushing the envelope of the standard outer space shooter-on-rails genre for the iPhone and iPod touch.
FISHLABS is the creator behind Toy Tanks 3D, Burning Tires, Powerboat Challenge — all of which are cast in the shooter-on-rails mold.
Sticky Licky: Grab the Little Buggers if You Can
The early frog gets the bugs! Sticky Licky from visionwise is a cute, old school-style game for the iPhone. Your primary purpose is to help Sticky Licky the frog eat as many flies as possible while avoiding bees and other dangers.
Critter Crunch Combines Match-Three and Block-Dropping Puzzles for Munch Fun
Starwave's Critter Crunch has gotten rave reviews from nearly everyone who has played the game and it's easy to understand why that is.
Critter Crunch blends nicely-rendered graphics, infectious soundtrack and addictive game play into an app that's unlike any other I've reviewed.
Mini Golf Ace is 3D Putt Putt for Your Phone
Mini Golf Ace - Once in a while, an app comes to my attention that no matter how many times I use it, play it, or share it, I am undecided about it for quite some time. Mini Golf Ace is one of those apps.
Oh, You Sexy Bees! iSprout is a Good-Looking Puzzle Game
iSprout - Most of the time, when I download a game for my iPhone, I'm hoping it will be two things: First, I want it to be fun to play (duh!). Second, I want it to be pretty (or at least aesthetically pleasing), because I'm a total girl and I care about that kind of thing.
Help Cronk the Cave Man Save His Village in this Engaging Match-Three Game for iPhone
Cronk combines elements of bubble pop shooters, match-three puzzles and Centipede-like arcade action. There's a little something for everyone and I'm sure quite a few people will like playing it.
Hit the Course with Let's Golf
The designers at Gameloft have put together another outstanding iPhone/iPod Touch game with Let's Golf! The game offers a great experience that should satisfy golf fans yet also appeal to a broad audience with its arcade-like features.
My Little Eye is Practice in the Powers of Observation
Heads Up Software's My Little Eye is "Where's Waldo?" for the iPhone and iPod touch.
My Little Eye is populated with 11 photographic images and the task is to find 15 to 23 objects that accompany each image.
Tiny Tao Gets an "A" for Effort
Tiny Tao is a debut app from UI Magic that features four mini-games starring the game’s namesake Tiny Tao, a Chibi-like character who appears in three of the games.
As a collective whole, the mini-games utilize the iPhone and iPod touch accelerometer and touch based controls to give users a variation of games.
Alpine Racer Shows Promise But Lacks Depth
Namco’s Alpine Racer series has historically been a fixture in arcades (when they were popular in the States...) for over a decade. It is a downhill skiing series that relied on beautiful graphics and an interesting swiveling apparatus (picture here) that aimed at simulating a skiing experience.