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 Block Breaker 3 Free+ on the App Store

Block Breaker Deluxe 2 Is Mindless, Just as It Should Be

Games like "Breakout" appeal to me because they're mindless, which describes me quite often. Gameloft's Block Breaker Deluxe 2 is a spiffed up version of the classic Breakout game. You have various levels of block formations to bust up and there are power ups like rockets, multiple balls, magnets, shields and other and bonus items.

Buy Tatomic on the App Store

Will Tatomic be the New Tetris for iPhone?

Tetris has been the background to a lot of games that are coming out recently on the iPhone. I have written about a few so far, but nothing like this one. Tatomic is a game that involves color-coded "atoms" that have to be paired up by color.

Buy Check-4 on the App Store

Check-4 is a Fun New Take on Tic-Tac-Toe

Check-4 is a great new take on the old tic-tac-toe game. With more versatility and far more challenging gameplay, this multi-player puzzle game offers fun for young and old and allows single-player and multi-player games with both human and AI players.

Jumble! Xmas holiday fun

Jumble! Xmas holiday fun

The holiday season is upon us. Game developers are already to woo gamers with special versions of their traditional games. Cavemaker is one of the many developers to take a stab at the holiday segment.

Buy Blackbeard's Assault on the App Store

BlackBeard's Assault Delivers the Goods

Warhorse Games brings Blackbeard’s Assault to the App Store with a bold and aggressive adventure soundtrack that will make you feel like you’re BlackBeard himself. The goal of the game is pretty simple. Remove all the balls as they move along the path. To do this you must shoot cannonballs using your cannon to create matches of three or more to make them disappear.

Buy iHunt on the App Store

iHunt Shoots, Misses, Falls Hopelessly Flat

If shooting something other than goblins and demons has crossed your mind, you just might try your luck with iHunt. iHunt transports you to scenic places to do your hunting. Choose your weapon a shotgun or a rifle and peer through a scope to shoot your “game”. Use the accelerometer to move your weapon on the screen to shoot your targets.

Christmas Elf Gets You into the Holiday Spirit

Christmas Elf Gets You into the Holiday Spirit

Looking for a fun game that goes well with the upcoming season? Christmas Elf is easy to pick up, has really nice christmasy music and you can play Santa's helper in this cute Christmas addition to the App Store.

Buy Lemonade Stand on the App Store

Lemonade Stand Won't Leave You Thirsty

Should you raise the price of your glasses and drop the amount of signs, or maybe lower the cost and make more glasses? This is the simple beauty of Lemonade Stand by Maverick Software that will bring you back over and over again.

Buy Thanksgiving Feast! Kids Lite on the App Store

Thanksgiving Feast Lite is Simple Way to Pass the Time

Thanksgiving Feast Lite is an easy to learn counting game for kids that is also mildly addictive for adults looking for a lightweight game that's easy to master. The premise is simple: each icon has a number, touch and drag to connect the icons using the appropriate number of lines.

Buy SPiN - Super Shape Puzzle on the App Store

SPiN Makes Shape-Recognition Colorful, Addictive, and Fun

SPiN is the first App Store title by independent developer Secret Exit Ltd. and it offers addictive puzzle fun with multiple game options that provide added replay value. SPiN's objective is simple — match the objects that appear on the screen to the silhouettes behind them.

Buy CSI: Miami™ on the App Store

CSI: Miami Is A Game For Die Hard Fans

From veteran game developer Gameloft comes CSI: Miami, the official mobile game based on the popular TV series. As Lieutenant Horatio Caine you are walked through the investigation by cartoon likenesses of the real characters from the show.

Inferno Pool a New Twist on Billiards Apps

Inferno Pool is a game about how fast you can sink a group of fiery-looking pool balls into the table's pockets. Inferno Pool is quite a challenge as you race against a clock to clear the table.

TurkeyHunt: Free Target Practice for All Ages

With Thanksgiving just around the corner iPhone users might find more Turkey than they can tap a finger at. TurkeyHunt is a seasonal game that just landed in the App Store. It's a race against time to kill the turkeys on the screen to make it to the next level.

Buy Pinch n Pop! on the App Store

Pinch 'n Pop! Will Have Your Fingers Hurting From Fun

The first app store release by developer Chaotic Box, Pinch 'n Pop! will bring tons of fun to any arcade game addicts out there. Designed exclusively for the iPhone platform, Pinch 'n Pop offers addicting color-matching fun that gets increasingly frantic as the game's pace increases.

Buy ElectroCute on the App Store

ElectroCute lambs on the run

ElectroCute is a sheepishly skillful game that leads players on an electrifying mission. Protect your flock of sheep by tapping and pinching the screen to create lightning bolts to blow up the UFOs as they hover over a grim and dark hillside pasture.