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.


Buggled: Bugs Run Rampant

Lady bugs run amok in Buggled. Buggled is a color rich game of finger smarts. The goal of the game is to hold down as many lady bugs as you can in a race against time before you move on to the next level. The challenge being that once you hold one down they all scramble to a different place on the screen.

GRE Vocabulary Scramble Will Increase Your IQ

It is common knowledge that educational games like GRE Word Scramble increase memory and IQ. But the only variable of worth is how fun the game actually is. Education is great but in order to enjoy learning, the teaching method is going to have to be friggin' exciting.

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Line Rider Is A Daredevil

It's time for everyone to bring out their mad daredevil skills. Line Rider gives you the chance to draw out a course so that the character in the game can ride it. It's a lot more fun than it sounds.

Chili Pepper Blackjack Brings Spicy Casino Action

Maybe you just saw the movie 21 and think you are ready to break Vegas. Or you are looking for another game to get addicted to on your iPhone and burn through some battery life. Either way, you will have a great time with Chili Pepper Blackjack. It is a solid offering from Fat Free Games. There is a mix of excellent graphics and interactive gameplay to get you hooked.

ACTSudoku - Friendliest Sudoku App Yet

For the uninitiated, sudoku is a number-based puzzle game that requires using the numbers 1 through 9 to fill a 9x9 grid in a precise manner. There are plenty of sudoku apps out there that supply a puzzle for to you solve and that's it.

Toy Bot Diaries Entry 2: More Levels of Magnetism

Everyone's favorite round robot re-entered the App Store with a second installment to the hugely popular Toy Bot Diaries. The sequel, Toy Bot Diaries Entry 2, finds toy bot still on a mission to deliver a message to King Bot.

Sapus Tongue Tree Leaping Game Gets Kids Moving

Parents who don’t mind forking over their iPhones to keep their little ones entertained will have now have an official reason to do so. Sapus Tongue is a classic game designed for kids nine years old and older.

Flick Fishing is Almost as Close as It Gets

When it comes to sport fishing on the iPhone and iPod touch, other applications — including the recently reviewed iFish — fall far short of Flick Fishing. In other words, if you're choosing a fishing application, you should go with this one.

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SuperPig Saves the World From Alien Invaders

A super hero’s work is never done even when you’re a pig. SuperPig is a “hammy” hero with a jet pack and ammo that flies all around the world. The goal of SuperPig is simple. Protect the world from the alien invaders.

Get Your Gambling Fix With Burning Monkey Casino

Burning Monkey Casino is a great way to get in some Vegas-style action on your iPhone. Video Poker, Blackjack, slot machines and more await you. As long as you don't mind some strange-looking monkeys joining you for a few rounds. The game's strength lies in the variety of chance-based games and the integration with the iPhone's touch screen. in the lottery ticket game, you "scratch" your ticket by rubbing the screen with your finger.

Waste Some Time With Dynamate

There are new puzzle games coming out everyday hoping to be the next big thing — some show more potential than others. Now, I'm not saying that the new puzzle game Dynamate will be the next best thing, but it definitely has a lot of potential.

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Fieldrunners is Addicting, Strategic Fun

Fieldrunners is one of those games that looks simple in concept but is difficult to put down once you start playing. Its subtle addiction comes from a great blend of strategy and shoot-em-up fun. The purpose is to gun down a group of enemy fighters who like to run across open fields without cover. To stop them you must build a series of machine-gun strapped towers, slime sprayers, and missile launchers to prevent them from reaching safety on the opposite side of the field.

White Letters is a Marriage of Tetris and Scrabble

This app, known as White Letters, has used two classic games and brought them together. The first game that White Letters mimics is Tetris. The letters drop from the top and you have to adjust it to the right spot before it reaches the letters on the bottom.

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Poker by Zynga: Live Games offers the Holy Trinity of Time-Wasting

While Apple's iPhone is great for productivity with its push email and mobile document editing, it's also perfect for killing time. When you combine that with the latest worldwide online addiction, Facebook, then you've really got something going on.

Skizzle With Your Photos and Solve Your Personal Puzzle

Do you remember those childhood games using a scrambled picture with one block missing? Basically, the idea of the game was to unscramble the blocks and the photo comes together. Skizzle is a similar "unscramble the photo" game that uses the photos on your iPhone.