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.


Eye vs. Eye Tests Your Skill for Perceiving Color

Eye vs. Eye Tests Your Skill for Perceiving Color

Eye vs. Eye by FORMation Alliance is a great little game for improving or testing your color matching skills. FORMation Alliance is an up and coming iPhone and iPod touch app contributor with a focus on designers.

7 Cities Tower Defense Game Includes Marauding Pirates

7 Cities - I'm almost embarrassed to admit it, but until recently, I didn't realize just how engaging tower defense strategy games such as Fieldrunners and Zombie Attack can be. The concept didn't seem all that challenging so I never looked at the genre closely.

Buy Super Word Find on the App Store

Super Word Find Will Keep Search Enthusiasts Busy

Super Word Find is exactly what it purports to be — a word finding puzzle which remains true to the classic word search puzzles. Moreover, it’s “supercharged” in a kind of way that only a Word Search can be.

Buy Animalz - Matchem on the App Store

Animalz Gets Applauze for Solid Puzzle Game

Animalz - Though collapse-style puzzle games like this one are a dime a dozen, there are a few classics that might stand out in your mind. PurpleZoo Productions’ Animalz may not be an instant classic, but it stands a good chance of being a favorite app for those who love this type of puzzle game.

Buy Crazy Penguin Catapult on the App Store

Digital Chocolate Launches a Winner with Crazy Penguin Catapult

Crazy Penguin Catapult is Digital Chocolate’s first iPhone game, bursting onto the scene just one day before Chocolate Shop Frenzy. Crazy Penguin Catapult is nothing short of what you’d expect from the monster publishing house. The highly anticipated game is an adventure game with skill, precision and strategy.

Buy Aqua Punt on the App Store

Aqua Punt — Going Retro To Score Goals

Playtoniq’s Aqua Punt is a throw back to those old plastic water-filled games that use streams of air to propel balls up, over and into a hoop or basket.  This app for your iPhone has replicated the feel of those games so well — right down to the feeling that I have no desire to waste my time with such cheap nonsense.

Buy Chuck the Ball on the App Store

Chuck The Ball: Soccer-themed Puzzle Game Hits A Wall

MakeShift Games presents Chuck the Ball. It’s a puzzle game where the main character is a soccer ball. His mission is to collect all of the stars in the level. Chuck must make it through all kinds of perilous mazes and traps. Be careful to avoid hazards like holes and walls. Chuck the Ball is a game that lets your finger do all the work.

Shift Your Thinking about Puzzle Games

Shift - You know that "paradigm shift" thing your boss always goes on about in meetings? I don't recall ever seeing a "paradigm" and I've always doubted it would "shift" if I did. After reviewing MunkyFun's Shift, I think I finally get what the boss has been talking about.

Buy Crazy Tanks on the App Store

Crazy Tanks Adventure Game

Crazy Tanks is a battle game. Drive your tank all over the screen and destroy the enemy. The goal of the game is to destroy as many enemy tanks as possible and get the bonuses and power ups throughout game play.

Buy Scoops - Ice Cream Fun For Everyone on the App Store

Scoops: Stacking Game Takes Cool to New Heights

From what I hear, Ian Marsh, the developer of Hanoi, Threads, and Scoops, is gaining some recognition as an app developer. Being curious by nature, I wondered what it was about the Scoops app that was so great.

Bomber Online Shows That After 25 Years Bomberman is Still Going Strong

Eurocenter's Bomber Online, is a community-oriented version of the Bomberman classic, which turned 25 years old in 2008, if you can believe it.
Bomber Online is the same as it ever was: Strategically place bombs where they'll blow up obstacles and enemies and then run like hell before they explode.

Buy Flik on the App Store

Flik is Fast-Paced Missile Flicking Fun

Flik markets itself as a puzzle game, which in many ways it is, but it also reminds me of some older arcade style games, especially Breakout. So as a game that spans a couple of genres, let’s take a look at what Flik offers.

Buy The Safe - Can you crack the safe?  Are you up to the challenge? on the App Store

Can You Crack Open The Safe? Virtual Lockbox Offers Few Clues

Bored people are dangerous. From apps about flatulence, light sabers, and doing the drunk walk now comes the The Safe, or as it is officially titled The Safe — Can you Crack The Safe?. The Safe is a simple app that keeps you posted in your chair for hours trying to crack open a virtual safe.

Buy Remelody on the App Store

Remelody: A Well Linked, Well Designed Musical Memory Game

Remelody is a music-based memory game created by Timothy Roseborough and released by MyNuMo.
Played on a grid of colorful squares, Remelody is simple and easy to master. Basically, a square is highlighted for you to tap.

iFluff Pets is an Adorable, if Pointless, Virtual Pet App

iFluff Pets is an Adorable, if Pointless, Virtual Pet App

The iFluff Pets app, created by SGN, is destined to be (OK, fine, already is) the sort of application that I absolutely don't need but inexplicably love. The mobile version of the popular Facebook application (fluff)Friends, iFluff is a virtual pet-owning application that doesn't actually do much other than look adorable. If that's all you want it for, though, you're in good shape, because it is awfully cute.