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 iSprout Action Puzzle on the App Store

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.

Buy Cronk: Action Puzzle on the App Store

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.

Buy Let's Golf! ® 3 on the App Store

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.

Buy My Little Eye on the App Store

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.

Buy Invasion of the Zakks on the App Store

Invasion of the Zakks: It's a Zakk Attack!

Every once in a while, I come across a game or an application that makes me really, really happy to be an AppCraver reviewer, because otherwise, I probably wouldn't have seen it, or if I'd seen it, I probably wouldn't have given it a second look.

Get Down, Up, Left, Right, Whatever With iDance

iDance - What originated with console games like Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, and Rock Band, the time-and-tap dance and music simulation games have become so popular that most everyone has seen some form of them by now.

Foosball 3D a Kick in the Wrong Direction

Foosball 3D attempts to bring the popular table game to the iPhone. Unfortunately the lack of control options makes the game dissolve into a contest of swiping your finger in a maddening flurry.

Buy iNetMania on the App Store

Build from Start-Up to Web Mogul with iNetMania

Fans of Monopoly (either the board game or app) will probably like TechPad Productions' iNetMania, its first game for the iPhone and iPod touch. iNetmania is based on TechPad's ServerMania board game.

Buy Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum on the App Store

Wolfenstein 3D Classic Proves FPS Games Can Work on iPhone

Wolfenstein 3D Classic - I was fourteen years old when I got my first taste of what a first person shooter (FPS) was. After I took my hands off the keyboard and mouse attached to my family’s 486 DX2 computer that powered Wolfenstein, it was a done deal; I was hooked!

Buy WackyLands Green on the App Store

WackyLands Green is Three Great Games in One

What do a surfer dude, a hippo and a bunch of cows have in common? When you play WackyLands Green, it is your job to save them all. WacklyLands Green from Fair Play Labs is three games in one app.

Buy iNinja Lite on the App Store

iNinja Lite Is A Shining (Throwing) Star

Geppetto Inc.'s iNinja Lite is a thoroughly addictive game of staving off opposing ninjas with while mastering one's own ninja skills.
The App Store description boasts the game's physics engine and high frame rate.

3D Brick Breaker Revolution is a Solid Take on a Classic

3D Brick Breaker Revolution by Digital Chocolate is a completely modern take on the classic Breakout genre, complete with 3D graphics, bonus levels, boss levels and some very cool power ups.

Buy Bar Bingo on the App Store

There was a Game on my iPhone, Bar Bingo Was Its Name-O

When I was a kid, I used to play bingo at the church hall with my mom. Bar Bingo is slightly more irreverent, and a heck of a lot more fun.
Before I even started playing Bar Bingo by EXTEND Interactive with my friends, looking at the game board made me laugh out loud.