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 Buster Boy on the App Store

Buster Boy is no Buster Bros....

Buster Boy - While the iPhone has enjoyed a wide range of mainstream and decidedly conventional games in it’s growing library, we’ve also seen some interesting and obscure titles made available as well (Hey Rolando!).

Buy Indigo Ocho on the App Store

Indigo Ocho: Maze Game With Style

Indigo Ocho - Mazes are one of the oldest forms of puzzles in the world. For literally thousands of years, people have worked to follow paths through mazes and labyrinths, making false starts and wrong turns, sometimes getting trapped, always trying to find their way to the end. 

ngmoco:) Topple 2 Is Twice the Fun

If past is prologue, as they say, then ngmoco:)'s new Topple 2 is certain to be a smash hit. The first Topple hit 3 million downloads and has been on top-game and best-seller lists everywhere.
Topple 1 and 2 are Tetris-like games in which the objective is to stack a variety of shapes by sliding and rotating them so they balance.

Buy Smack Me™ on the App Store

Smack Me Game Provides Simple Pleasure

When you start to play Smack Me, your first thought might be, “This is too easy.” You get through the first level, unlocking the medium level, and your confidence builds. “I will unlock the hard level in no time,” you say to yourself.

Buy Rogue Touch on the App Store

Rogue Touch Remixes a 30 Year Old Classic

Rogue Touch - Reviving classic games for a new generation is the new black. I’m happy to say that I’ve been around long to enough to have first hand experiences with the original versions of newly re-imagined games to compare and contrast from a historic perspective.

Heavy Mach: Shoot 'em Up Game Brings the Heat!

Heavy Mach - Putting out a game that's a tank shooter is serious business. With the amazing longevity that iShoot has had near the top of the App Store rankings, the gauntlet has definitely been thrown down for anyone looking to step onto their turf.

Supermarket Mania Comes to the App Store

Already a frequently downloaded PC game, Supermarket Mania is now stocked in the App Store thanks to G5 Entertainment. A time-management game, which has players keep up with customer demands in a small town grocery store, Supermarket Mania provides iPhone/iPod touch users access to a detailed and complete mobile version of the same game.

Buy Shooter on the App Store

This Shooter Has Suspect Aim

Shooter - The iPhone has proven to be a great platform for realizing fun shooting games. Top tier games like Heavy Mach, iShoot and Wild West Guns are a few of the gems that are currently sitting comfortably on the top of the shooter genre.

Buy Solitaire by MobilityWare on the App Store

Solitaire by Mobility Ware — Hours of Solitary Fun

Solitaire - Have you ever wondered what makes a game popular and stand the test of time? I don’t know. What I do know is that before Sudoku and the Rubicks Cube, there was a game played with a deck of cards called Solitaire also known as Patience.

Buy Tap Tap Revenge 3 on the App Store

Tap Tap Revenge 2 Dominates Casual Gaming Like a Rock Star

From its inception, Tapulous and their Tap Tap family of games have become App Store legends. Like fellow juggernauts Tap Tap Revenge and Tap Tap NIN before it, the new Tap Tap Revenge 2 involves the seemingly simple task of shaking the iPhone or iPod touch and tapping bases at the bottom of the screen as orbs guide your choices, in time to music.

Carambole Pool Puzzles Runs the Table with a Solid Concept

There's a great concept on the table with Carambole Pool Puzzles by ADS Software Group Inc.. Specially priced at .99 for a limited time, Carambole Pool Puzzles is very much a combination of executing trick shots, similar to the way you would in a game of pool, while using a puzzle-solving mindset to clear the table.

Buy Antivirus on the App Store

Antivirus Has Rough Edges, but Potential

Antivirus - Computer viruses are the nightmare of any computer user. Clearly worse than aliens or enemy combatants. So why are there so many games where you battle the latter instead of the real enemy you face on a daily basis?

Buy Tap of War on the App Store

Tap of War Tugs at My Competitive Heart Strings

Tap of War by Spokko is one of those ridiculously simple apps that no matter how pointless, endears those of us who pretend our iPhone is not a toy (but secretly are giddy about all the cool, fun stuff it does).

Buy Arcade Bowling™ on the App Store

Old School Arcade Bowling is Skeeball for the iPhone

Remember that gorgeous, graceful teenage girl, gliding around on roller skates at the old fashioned rink and arcade. That wasn't me. I was clinging to stationary objects, seconds from peril with every move.

Buy Sway on the App Store

Sway's Finger Controls Make For Swinging Good Time

Illusion Labs, the same group behind the excellent Labyrinth and the debatable Touchgrind, is at it again. Their newest game to hit the App Store is Sway, which succeeds in creating a gaming experience that is uniquely tailored to the iPhone/iPod touch.