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.
Pinball Games for iPhone: 5 HD Apps That Sure Play a Mean Pinball
Pinball Apps Review — Geezer alert: I remember real pinball. I know you can still find a freestanding machine here or there in a turnpike rest-stop or an arcade. But I remember row after row of tables lining our arcades, bowling alleys, and other dens of iniquity, before the Galaga and Donkey Kong consoles stole their thunder.
It May be Hot, but No Pool Needed for Dice Diving
Dice Diving. It might sound odd, and to be sure it is different, but Dice Diving isn't a game you play in the pool, it's an iPhone game developed by Larry Snyder. Not quite Yahtzee, nor Phase 10 dice, but a combination of dice games that presents a unique format and scoring system for playing.
Rule the Lot with Park Rush HD
Park Rush HD will have you frantically racing through a parking lot to park and retrieve cars for customers with a short fuse.
The game launches with you choosing either Johnny or Lilian to manage the parking lot.
Keep Your Brain Hopping with Frogiz Puzzle Logic
It's always refreshing to find a good puzzle game burried in the App Store that is both unique and fun to play. Frogiz may not be on your radar, but if you enjoy puzzles it's worth a look. Similar to Fling!, but with its own unique objective and more layered, Frogiz features a 5 x 5 grid with pink and green frogs and round and square lillypads.
Toast Shooter HD Pops up with Fun
Toast Shooter HD turns your iPad into a shooting gallery with the object of taking down the most formidable of enemies: toast.
It is a great game that is especially enjoyable on the iPad's larger screen.
Test Sushi Skills at Suzie's Sushi House
If you always fancied yourself a sushi chef then here is the chance for culinary glory with Suzie's Sushi House.
The premise is to satisfy needy sushi customers by quickly serving up their rolls.
Cartoon Roach Has Smashing Fun
If you ran to the whack-a-mole booth when visiting a favorite arcade or just love to squash insects then Cartoon Roach may be just the game you need.
It is one of those games with a fun, simple concept that makes for a great time killer; the object is to go nuts smashing roaches as they scurry across the screen.
Baby Rescue is Pint-Sized Piloting Fun
If piloting a helicopter and rescuing innocent anime babies stranded all over the world is your idea of fun, then Baby Rescue by Kooapps LLC is the game for you.
Using basic touch screen controlls combined with the accelerometer feature of the iPhone, you pilot a helicopter across colorfully animated landscapes with the mission of rescuing all babies on the level.
Sudoku Uno Brings Brain Twister to iPad
Sudoku Uno is a good reimagining of the popular puzzle game for the iPad.
Sudoku is played by placing the numbers one through nine only one time each in rows and columns. Traditionally it is played in newspapers or consumable Sudoku books.
Word Absurd is an Uncommonly Good Word Search
Word searches are all the more fun when you're searching for the bizarre words rather than the mundane. Word Absurd by developer new-comer Trephination Proved Worthless LLC is a collection of word searches where the hidden words are slightly more unique than the standard fare.
Structk Stands up to Hurricanes and Earthquakes, but Not the Average User
If a 2-dimensial iPhone game were based on building toys like k’nex or even tinker toys, then Structk would be the closest outcome. Essentially, Structk is a physics application that is played out as a game.
GameRoom Almost Ready for Play Time
GameRoom is a great way to play checkers on the iPad. The game is very responsive and has some nice customization features. Unfortunately, GameRoom teases you with what could be but feels like it falls a big short.
Amass Wealth and High Scores with Fortune Panda
A simple little arcade style game, Fortune Panda features a hep little panda bear wandering a beach where it's raining money. Living vicariously through Fortune Panda, you collect money in your tiny bucket while avoiding the bad stuff.
Online Artillery Slightly Off Mark
Online Artillery (subtitled Medieval Multi-player Fortress Siege) takes an aggressive approach to iPhone online gaming by only pitting the player against online opponents. The online battles are generally fun and challenging, however, Online Artillery needs a bit more polish before it can be truly recommended.
Kart Toons Racing a Wreck
Kart Toons Racing is is akin to Crash Bandikoot Nitro Kart or Mario Kart, but unfortunately suffers from bad controls, poor graphics and overall mediocre gameplay.
To play you choose one of four cartoon characters; Bomber Cat, Lola, Igor, or Spike to participate in a series of races.