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.


Paper Monsters Proves Big Platformer Fun

Paper Monsters Proves Big Platformer Fun

Cresent Moon Game's latest release Paper Monsters has received some serious accolades and if you pick it up in search of an entertaining platform adventure game, you’ll discover why.

Buy Elf Defense Eng on the App Store

Gorgeous AND On Sale?! Grab Elf Defense Now and Spend Less Defending Your Tower

Elf Defense, the new tower defense game for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad from Jelly Oasis, has been deeply discounted as a way to introduce even more fans to the already popular game. Widely acclaimed as one of the most beautifully designed tower defense games in the iTunes App Store, Elf Defense typically retails for $2.99.

Dark Summoner Forges Twisted Artwork and Gameplay for Intense Battling

Dark Summoner Forges Twisted Artwork and Gameplay for Intense Battling

At its core, Dark Summoner is a social online game that allows players to battle against each other with monsters in a dark fantasy world. It features there guilds at war who receive certain bonus depending on the type of monster.

Buy Kids Crosswords on the App Store

Kids Crosswords Educational Puzzles Offers a Fun Way to Boost Pre-Reading Skills

Learning Touch, the creators of the best-selling FirstWords and Bob Books Reading Magic apps today is thrilled to announce the release of their latest educational app for toddlers and preschoolers: Kids Crosswords.

Perfect Balance Collection: The Perfect Balance All-in-One

Perfect Balance Collection: The Perfect Balance All-in-One

Ttursas Ltd.’s series of four different physics-based, shape-stacking puzzle games for iPhone, iPad and Touch began with Perfect Balance: Harmony and concluded with Lost Trials. These solitaire apps have now been consolidated into a single app with the appropriate title of Perfect Balance Collection.

DragonVale Makes Cute and Cuddly Synonymous with Dragons

DragonVale Makes Cute and Cuddly Synonymous with Dragons

One of the top apps on the App Store, DragonVale has made hatching and caring for adorable dragons one of the most addictive games available. Set on a magical island with wizards, the game gives you the task of building the best Dragon Park around.

Turtle's Tale: Runaway is a Pleasant Puzzle Game

Turtle's Tale: Runaway is a Pleasant Puzzle Game

If you’re tired of birds – even the cool ones – and are seeking a physics-based rescue game starring a different kind of critter, then Turtle’s Tale: Runaway may have a place in your game library.

Buy Rock vs. Paper vs. Scissors Rumble - A Challenging Puzzle Game on the App Store

RPS Rumble: Sliding Tile Puzzle With Luchador-inspired Graphics

Continuous Integration, has just released their first puzzler for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad — RPS Rumble. Carlos Icaza, Co-Founder of Ansca Mobile, describes it as "Bejeweled meets lucha libre meets rock, paper, scissors.

Buy WordCrasher Blitz on the App Store

Are You a WordMaster? Prove it on WordCrasher Blitz

Independent game developer Pixels on Toast launched WordCrasher Blitz for iOS today. Based on the hit game WordCrasher, the game is a universal app, and is free to play. In WordCrasher Blitz, letters drop onto the screen and can be made into words, destroying them in the process.

Super Word Search! for iPad Combines Education With Excitement

Selectsoft, a leading developer of family-friendly games, is pleased to announce the release of their new word puzzle game Super Word Search! for iPad, Android tablets, and the NOOK Color™ by Barnes & Noble.

Buy Operation: Eradicate on the App Store

Skejo Studios Operation: Eradicate now available on Apple App Store

Mobile game developer, Skejo Studios today is please to announce Operation: Eradicate, their debut turn-based strategy game  for the iPad and iPhone. The game is launching with a half-price sale and can be downloaded for $1.99 for the first week.

Pin Your World: A Game to Test Your Geography Skills

Net Minds has released Pin Your World - Free 1.0.3 for iOS, a freemium game that challenges players to correctly place a pushpin in a map, as close as possible to the city or state whose name is displayed as text.

Buy Picture Hangman on the App Store

Picture Hangman Adds a Visual Spin to a Classic Word Puzzle

Tringio LLC, an innovative new mobile game developer, is excited today to announce the launch of Picture Hangman for the iPhone, and iPod touch, as well as an iPad optimized HD version of the game as well.

Buy Planet Minesweeper - 3D Mines on a Hex Sphere on the App Store

Planet Minesweeper Update Brings Improved Game Controls, and Limited Time Price Drop

Tapnik quietly launched Planet Minesweeper for in the App Store in early December. Since then, it has been downloaded over 130,000 times. Players have completed over 1.7 million games - that's over five years of combined playtime.

Buy The Real DJ - Rhythm Game on the App Store

The Real DJ Rhythm Game Lets Fans Play Along to Their Own Music

Float32, Inc. is announcing its newly launched iOS game application, The Real DJ. The Real DJ offers players the now-familiar premise of "playing" along with pre-recorded music as a basis for its addictive gameplay, and its new take on this genre is sure to delight rhythm game fans.