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.


T'is the Season to Do a Little Brain Teasing

Your kids can enjoy the holiday season and give their brains some teasing with Christmas Puzzles from xCube.
The app comprises 20 crossword puzzles. The Christmas themed puzzles are relatively simple with an average of clues for 10 words across and 10 words down.

Buy Warfare Incorporated on the App Store

Warfare Incorporated: An Epic Adventure

Most of the games that have made their appearance on the iPhone have been of the speedy, arcade-style variety. Not so with Warfare Incorporated. The port of the popular game for the PC and other platforms is an excellent option for those who want a longer, in-depth experience for their iPhone or iPod Touch.

Buy SPACE DEADBEEF on the App Store

SPACE DEADBEEF Beats Out Paid Apps to Take Top Prize

Remember the days of Space Invaders at your local arcade when you were younger. SPACE DEADBEEF brings back those days on your iPhone with a game very similar to that of space invaders. The game has you turn the iPhone on it's side and fire away at the enemies as you move from left to right.

Buy Rolando on the App Store

Roll Like a Rolando in Innovative iPhone Game

Rolando, one of the most anticipated games for iPhone and iPod touch, is ready for download and iPhone gaming will never be the same.
Rolando is an awesome example of what developers can accomplish using Apple's multi-touch technology and accelerometer — and a whole lot of imagination.

JingleJumble Makes Old Game New

Happy Holidays everyone. Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa are just around the corner and no doubt the kids in your family are buzzed to the extreme.
Although it has a decidedly Christmas theme, LaunchKidz's JingleJumble will likely appeal to every kid under the age of 10 or thereabouts.

Buy Edgewise on the App Store

Live Life on the Edge and Nothing Will Ever Be the Same

"Hello, everyone. My name is Michael and I'm an addict."
It first started when a friend suggested I try Edgewise from Greggy Bits Software. It's a simple little solitaire game. Put a few cards here and there and when all the cards are in their neat little boxes you've won the game.

Buy Cookie Catch on the App Store

Cookie Catch - Christmas Provides a Sweet Treat--in Moderation

The great thing about holiday games is that just as your kids are about tired of one, you can ditch it. That's particularly good for the sake of Cookie Catch - Christmas, a quaint little number by Lima Sky, because any longer and this little cookie would definitely be stale.

Buy Toy Bot Diaries 3 on the App Store

Toy Bot 3 is Trilogy's "Final Frontier"

Toy Bot Diaries Entry 3 is now available. The third installment of the popular game series, our courageous courier heads above the clouds and into Outer Space on his journey to deliver a message to King Bot.

Iron Man Takes Flying Shooter Games to a New Level

Iron Man, the movie, generated close to $600,00 at the box office and on DVD and like the super hero himself, the franchise continues to soar. Robert Downey, Jr. is set to reprise the role in Iron Man 2 in 2010 and in The Avengers in 2011.

Buy Cube on the App Store

Cube Delivers on First-Person Shooter Gameplay

Cube is a solid effort at a first-person shooter for the iPhone. There is a high learning-curve in gaining mastery of the controls, which are a bit awkward. Maneuvering the game's menus, maps, and other features also is counter-intuitive. But underneath some of the quirkiness lies a great game that, with patience, you may learn to enjoy.

Buy Trism on the App Store

Trism Offers a Triagular Twist on Bejeweled

Similar to Bejeweled and other color matching games, Trism brings a whole new concept to the game. The object of Trism is to get three matching triangles, or trisms, together. But the trick is that it has to be the triangles sides that are touching and not corner to corner.

Test Racing Skills with Powerboat Challenge 3D

If you are looking for a racing game that escapes the mold of similar ones found at the App Store, then give Powerboat Challenge 3D a try. Instead of racing through streets, take a powerboat through rivers in a challenging course against other opponents.

Buy SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: DANCE! on the App Store

Saturday Night Fever: Dance Wants You to Shake Your Groove Thing

"I'm just a love machine and I won't work for anybody you. Ahrugggaaa!" It's The Miracles. It's disco. It's Saturday Night Fever: Dance from Paramount Digital Entertainment.
Tap and slide your finger across the screen in sync with the music and get your dancer to shake his groove thing.

Buy Dropship on the App Store

Dropship: ngmoco's Takes its Games to Deep Space

Mission: Navigate your Dropship spacecraft through the most treacherous canyons anywhere in deep  space, while dodging sustained enemy fire from turrets, tanks and interceptors. When you've reached the chasm's deepest bowels, retrieve glowing, life-sustaining cargo pods and evacuate your marooned friends.

Buy React Reaction Game on the App Store

React Will Get Your Fingers Moving, if You're Reflexes are up to the Challenge

React Reaction Game by DoApps is a lot like the the game "Bop It" but for an iPhone or iPod touch. You know, the game where different commands are yelled out of a little box with all kinds of knobs and things on it and then you have to either twist, spin, squeeze, or bop something with ever increasing speed.