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.


Chippy Feels Like an Old-School Game

What would happen if you armed a chipmunk? Chippy is a cute woodland creature who shoots arrows at balls in this new iPhone game from Cramzy. Chippy feels old-school, though I am not convinced it is in a good way.

KarmaStar Shines, but Not for Everyone

Majesco Entertainment’s KarmaStar has gotten nice and shiny reviews in the App Store and elsewhere but I just don’t see what the fuss is about. I didn’t find KarmaStar all that engaging or even mildly entertaining.

Buy Playman Track & Field on the App Store

Playman Track & Field Performs Well (No 'Roids Either)

Unleash your inner athlete with Playman Track & Field, from developer RealArcade. This is the ninth title RealArcade has introduced for the iPhone and iPod touch and the company has a big rep to maintain in the mobile games space.

Buy iBrawl - Hail to the Chief on the App Store

iBrawl - Hail to the Chief Will Grab And Lose Your Attention in Short Order

Are you fed up with the economic recession? Do you wish you can lay into a corporate goon that’s stealing our tax money from government handouts? I know I am, and Icarus Interactive is hoping you are too.

Buy Touch Ski 3D on the App Store

Touch Ski 3D is an Original iPhone Game, Done Right for Sport-loving Gamers

Touch Ski 3D - I’ve always had a weird fascination with extreme winter sports. Granted I’m not a skier or snowboarder by any stretch of the imagination, I’ve always enjoyed watching some of the amazing feats that professional “extreme” athletes pull off at the ESPN X-Games.

Super Yum Yum 3 is Super Sweet Puzzler

Super Yum Yum 3 is the iPhone version of its PC predecessors Super Yum Yum and Super Yum Yum 2. A puzzle adventure game in which the starring character is Leon the Chameleon, Super Yum Yum 3 by Air Play is a colorfully animated and intriguing game that delivers pocket-sized fun.

Buy Zombieville USA on the App Store

Staying Alive in Zombieville USA

The campy graphics and theme are killer in MikaMobile's Zombieville USA. A little man in a trucker hat and a fishing vest is on a mission to kill some zombies and you, the user, are his guide. 

Buy The New York Times Crossword on the App Store

New York Times Crosswords Daily 2009 a Delight for your Brain

Doing the daily crossword puzzle is a ritual for many. New York Times Crosswords Daily 2009 brings it to your iPhone so you don't have to wait for the daily paper to arrive. If you are a crossword fan, this is probably something you will want and enjoy on your iPhone/iPod touch.

iQuarterback Goes Deep And Scores

The iQuarterback iPhone app by FuzzyCube Software LLC puts the football in your hands before, during and after the season. For the football junkie that goes into a state of depression right after the clock runs out on the Pro Bowl, finding something to help wile away the off season months has been a daunting task over the years.

Buy Bowman on the App Store

Bowman Is An Enjoyable Work In Progress

Lentrica Software’s debut iPhone application is Bowman, a quick-hitting game that is all about playing up the one-on-one archery duel. In terms of its origin, Bowman is a port of a popular game available on several flash gaming portals.

Buy Doodle Jump on the App Store

Doodle Jump Entertains By Leaps and Bounds

Doodle Jump by Lima Sky appeals to simplicity in name, game design and play. Mimicking the appearance of actual doodles on graphing paper, the sketchy-sketch of a main character dons a suspiciously Qbert-like facade.

Buy Pet Playpen on the App Store

Pet Pals: Plenty of Bark For Your Bucks

Pet Pals - As someone who rather pathetically longs for a dog, but finds the combination of living in an apartment and owning two cats to be somewhat of an obstacle, I have to say that Pet Pals is...well, it's not as good as a the real thing, but as far as substitutes go, it's not so bad.

Buy Tap Tap Coldplay 1.1 - 13 Tracks on the App Store

Tap Tap Coldplay Showcases The Speed of Sound, Indeed

Tap Tap Revenge: Coldplay Edition is the hottest new partnership in the Tapulous universe, following smashes like Tap Tap Revenge 2 and Tap Tap NIN. Whereas, in Tap Tap 2, I was blown away by the sleek, futuristic look of the orbs floating toward the tap targets, more subtle bars of light stream toward them in the Coldplay incarnation. 

Jackson Pollock: Unleash Your Inner Artist

Jackson Pollock: Unleash Your Inner Artist

Have you ever wondered how Jackson Pollock became so successful by dripping paint on canvas? I’m sure that anyone that has ever stood back and admired one of his works has asked themselves that very question.

Buy YETISPORTS 1 on the App Store

Launch Penguins with YETISPORTS 1: Pingu Throw

YETISPORTS 1:  Pingu Throw - Penguins are one of those well-loved animals on our planet.  Maybe it is the adorable way they waddle, the little honking noises they make, or the way they fly through the air yelling “yippee!” when a Yeti hits them with a baseball bat.