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.
Kitty Kannon: Ready, Aim, Meow!
Before I write this review, I just need to let you know: I'm not sure whether Kitty Kannon by Stix&Stones is intended for cat lovers or cat haters. And this is, obviously, very important information!
Gambling Cheats? Some iPhone Owners Say 'Count Me In' to Blackjack Card Counters
Nevada casinos are on the alert for iPhone and iPod touch users looking to push the odds in their favor at the blackjack tables. The casinos are worried that gamblers will use one of the new card-counting apps that have made their way into the App Store in the past month or so.
The Entertainment Value in Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville is Easy to Find
Method Solutions has partnered with Slapdash Games to release Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville for the iPhone/iPod Touch. Already a PC game, Sunnyville is a hidden object find based on two old adages — one man’s trash is another man’s treasure and your home is your castle.
Jabeh: Find the Hidden Stones in This Logic Puzzle
Jabeh, an interesting logic puzzle app, is a mixture of Sudoku and Minesweeper. Your goal in Jabeh is to find the 12 hidden stones on each puzzle board.
The arrows on the board are to help point you in the right direction of the hidden stones.
i Sniper: First Person Shooter Misses The Mark
While I Sniper can be fun at times it is way too rough and unpolished to be recommended. The controls are a bit awkward, the graphics are not great, and the storyline narrative needs a grammar check.
The premise of I Sniper is that you are, of course, a sniper who must take out some terrorist enemies.
The Creeps! is Scarily Addictive Tower Defense Game
The Creeps - Let it be known that I love a good sale. Who doesn’t? My own affection for sales transcends to the iTunes Store as well as anywhere else and right now you can get The Creeps! on sale for just $0.99.
LightBike Makes TRON Fans Proud
It’s hard to believe that it has been almost 30 years since the release of the movie TRON, a creative and technical marvel in its time. In LightBike, Pankaku has created a game that sets out to recreates the classic bike race from the movie.
SpaceX is a Great Start With More Features to Come
SpaceX has the shell of what could be a great game. It excels where some other action games fall short. While in its current form it is not as stron as the excellent Sentry Alpha, it has some great features and promises to get better.
Big Fun Racing is Missing the Fun
Big Fun Racing is an interesting title for a game. Not in the sense that the title itself is particularly unique, but rather, the guys at Decane are essentially declaring that this game is a great racer.
3 Card Pro Poker Hits The Jackpot
The 3 Card Pro Poker iPhone app is based on the Three Card Poker games played in many casinos. Find me a poker game and I’m all in. I’m partial to Texas Hold ‘Em but I have played Three Card Poker at a couple of casinos in Las Vegas.
Meltdown Pipe-building Game has Gorgeous Graphics
There seems to be an infinite amount of puzzle games that float through the App Store. And the bar is constantly rising as more of them flow into our hot little hands. Meltdown is an action puzzle game where the goal is to build a network of pipes to get the “nuclear waste” out of the city. Guide the toxic waste through all of the detox stations to complete a level. Cross shaped detox stations must be completely filled.
Munster Matcher is a Matching Game That Requires Monster Memory
If you're afraid of ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night, you had better leave a light on, because...no, not really. Munster Matcher, despite being chock-full of, well, monsters, isn't scary at all.
Boa Constrictor Squeezes Out a New Attempt at an Old Idea
Adding yet another app to the classic snake game category, the release of Boa Constrictor by Excelltech Mobile has at least proven there is always a way to put a spin on a tried and true game.
Newton's Cradle: Business-Savvy Bodies in Motion
The original Newton's Cradle is a series of metal balls, usually five, hung within a frame by wires or rods that demonstrates the Laws of Conservation of Momentum and Energy.
Working the devise is simple, just pull one of the end balls away from the rest and then let it go.
R.I.P. — This Maze Will Kill Your Time
It may not be close to Halloween, but R.I.P will put you in the spirit. While this new game is light on depth, it does a nice job at killing a few minutes of time.
The premise is pretty simple. You are a ghost trying to make your way back to your happy little home amongst the dead.