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.
The Casket Tests Your Puzzle Patience
The macabre name not withstanding, this app is a curious puzzle that requires a bit of hand-eye coordination and patience to solve. The Casket resembles the handheld wooden puzzles that you tilt to move balls around and land in holes or move through the mazes inside.1
Red Bull Air Race Lite Has a Ways to Go Before it Reaches the Finish LIne
A few months ago, I might have raved about Red Bull Air Race World Championship Lite. That was then, and this is now, as the saying goes. This new app from Artificial Life, is a classic flight sim.
Catcha Mouse: Match Wits with a Mouse
Do you think you are smarter than a mouse? Catcha Mouse gives you the opportunity to find out. The object of the puzzle game Catcha Mouse from Odasoft is to prevent the mouse from getting into a mouse hole by blocking his way with mousetraps. You and the mouse each get to make one move at a time.
Bubble Pop: More Than Popping Bubbles
Bubble Pop™ is the other app with the words “bubble” and/or “pop” in its name, not to be confused with Pop, Bubble Pop!, BubblePop, BubbleWrap!, BubbleWrap or Bubble Snap. Bubble Pop™ from Bapsoft is a great game that is much more complex than simply popping bubbles.
2XL Supercross ... The Best Looking Game on the iPhone
Welcome to the high octane world of Motocross racing brought to you courtesy of 2XL Games. 2XL Supercross is a game that is looking to place a fat stamp on the racing genre.
Trophy Whitetail 3D Hunting Aims for the Shooting Trophy...
For all of you guys that enjoy hunting a variety of animals like deer, elk, caribou, and bears; Hands-On Mobile has cooked up something just for you. Trophy Whitetail 3D Hunting is a game that places you in the shoes of a hunter with several weapons available to kill your targeted game.
Space Ball Is Merely Spaced Out
Space Ball, from Global Agent, is a take on the classic Labyrinth game. Tilt the ball to maneuver around holes and reach the designated destination to proceed to the next level. As you probably know already, each level of Space Ball is progressively harder to complete.
Iron Fist Boxing is Almost Ready for Main Event Status
Iron Fist Boxing - The rise in popularity for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been long overdue. MMA is a sport that throws out rules pertaining to fighting styles and gives fans the cross discipline match-ups they want to see.
Galaxy on Fire 3D Leads the Race for Space
Galaxy on Fire 3D, from FISHLABS, is this developer's best effort yet at pushing the envelope of the standard outer space shooter-on-rails genre for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Sticky Licky: Grab the Little Buggers if You Can
The early frog gets the bugs! Sticky Licky from visionwise is a cute, old school-style game for the iPhone. Your primary purpose is to help Sticky Licky the frog eat as many flies as possible while avoiding bees and other dangers. Sticky Licky is one hungry frog.
Critter Crunch Combines Match-Three and Block-Dropping Puzzles for Munch Fun
Starwave's Critter Crunch has gotten rave reviews from nearly everyone who has played the game and it's easy to understand why that is. Critter Crunch blends nicely-rendered graphics, infectious soundtrack and addictive game play into an app that's unlike any other I've reviewed.
Mini Golf Ace is 3D Putt Putt for Your Phone
Mini Golf Ace - Once in a while, an app comes to my attention that no matter how many times I use it, play it, or share it, I am undecided about it for quite some time. Mini Golf Ace is one of those apps. In fact, everything I feel about it is contradictory — I like the graphics, but I don’t.
Oh, You Sexy Bees! iSprout is a Good-Looking Puzzle Game
iSprout - Most of the time, when I download a game for my iPhone, I'm hoping it will be two things: First, I want it to be fun to play (duh!). Second, I want it to be pretty (or at least aesthetically pleasing), because I'm a total girl and I care about that kind of thing.
Help Cronk the Cave Man Save His Village in this Engaging Match-Three Game for iPhone
Cronk combines elements of bubble pop shooters, match-three puzzles and Centipede-like arcade action. There's a little something for everyone and I'm sure quite a few people will like playing it.
Hit the Course with Let's Golf
The designers at Gameloft have put together another outstanding iPhone/iPod Touch game with Let's Golf! The game offers a great experience that should satisfy golf fans yet also appeal to a broad audience with its arcade-like features.