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.

Topple is Tetris with Way More Personality

Ngmoco brings Topple to the iPhone with an updated and wildly modern new look. The recently released Topple is a throw back to the 1980's video game "Tetris" and even older board game of the same name.

Buy Nine Inch Nails Revenge on the App Store

Tap Tap Revenge: Nine Inch Nails Edition Takes the Stage

First announced back in September, the special NIN edition of Tap Tap Revenge featuring music "hand picked by Trent Reznor himself" is now available in the App Store. The NIN-branded app offers players 16 tracks from the last two Nine Inch Nails albums, The Slip and Ghosts I-IV.

Puzzllotto is a Contest Wrapped in a Puzzle Wrapped in an Enigma

Mike Lee of has finally introduced Puzzllotto, the highly anticipated logic puzzle that has had the internets buzzing for the last few weeks.
Puzzllotto feels like a conundrum or endless riddle.

Buy JellyCar on the App Store

JellyCar Has iPhone Fans Raving for Hand-drawn Platform Game

Hang on to your ejection seat, JellyCar has been released for the iPhone! With more than 463 reviews, JellyCar has received an average user rating of four out of five stars on the App Store.

Buy A Halloween Picture Haunt on the App Store

Halloween Picture Haunt: Entertain Your Brains Zombie-style

Photo hunt games are all the rage. Kids and adults can be equally entertained by these simple image challenges where you compare two pics side by side to find the differences. Halloween Picture Haunt is a holiday-themed version of the popular game with simple graphics and few fun twists to keep users engaged.

Buy PAC-MAN Lite on the App Store

Pac-Man Lite Tops List of Free Apps in iTunes Store

Pac-Man Lite - Classic arcade gamers can keep their change for more important things by downloading PAC-MAN Lite. The paid version of this vintage star has been in the app store for a while, but this full-featured free demo is a first for Namco Networks.

Buy School of Rock on the App Store

Feel the Noise with School of Rock

School of Rock is a new interactive music app inspired by the 2003 movie of the same name. But unlike the recently reviewed Sex and the City app, this movie franchise delivers without any merch store attached. Paramount Digital Entertainment used the movie's premise to create a very fun app, that is packed with tons of different tools and aspects.

Buy Perilar on the App Store

Perilar - A Great Old-School RPG

Developer Mark Damon Hughes recently released his third game app for the iPhone. After Castles and Dungeon Dice he sticks with the overall topic and brings Perilar to the App Store, an old-school turn-based RPG that takes players back to the classic games of the 90s.

Buy LED Basketball 78 on the App Store

LED Basketball Scores Another Win for touchGrove

iPhone application developer touchGrove had a big hit with LED Football and has followed up logically enough with LED Basketball. Featuring a butter-yellow case, 70s-style players complete with booty shorts and high socks, and an overall flawless reproduction of the original game, LED Basketball is a highly entertaining retro pleasure.

Buy Halloween WordSearch on the App Store

Halloween Wordsearch is Fun for October

Halloween Wordsearch is one of those self-explanatory apps that easily delivers. It's a simple wordsearch with a spooky holiday theme that has just enough words and graphics to occupy you through the end of the month.

Buy Everest: Hidden Expedition (Full) on the App Store

Everest Keeps You Glued to your iPhone

Everest: Hidden Expedition is one very addictive seek-and-find game. The first iPhone app by developer Big Fish Games is a keeper with great graphics and truly addictive qualities.
The game's objective is to compete against three other teams in reaching the summit of Mount Everest.

Buy Nanosaur 2 on the App Store

Nanosaur 2 - Pangea Continues to Raise the Bar

Pangea Software brings yet another one of their great games to the iPhone. Nanosaur 2 fits right into the high-quality game apps, like Billy Frontier or Cro Mag Rally, that the Austin-based developer has released on the platform so far. With outstanding graphics and great action this third person shooter game is definitely worth the $3.99 price tag.

Buy iCopter on the App Store

iCopter - Simple Fun With Room For Improvements

iCopter by developer Matthew Hertz is simple, fun, and yes, addicting, but it does not live up to the standard some other game apps have established.
At first the controls of iCopter are hard to get used to but once the player can navigate the little helicopter through the obstacles, the game's addictive qualities kick in and three speed options provide different challenges.

iAqua Gets You Hooked

iAqua Gets You Hooked

Japanese developer GClue, the company behind the lovely Japanese harp simulator iKoto, has released their new puzzle game iAqua in the app store. Most users will be familiar with similar line-drop-match puzzle games but iAqua's well designed graphics and the fact that this is a free app make it very worthwhile.

Buy Bloom on the App Store

Brian Eno's Bloom is an Unrivaled Music App

Bloom is a truly unique music app by English musician and father of ambient music Brian Eno. Eno and his collaborator, musician/programmer Peter Chilvers, created a one-of-a-kind app, that allows the user to both create and enjoy unique pieces of music.