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.


Puzzle Tales Captures Player's Hearts with Cuddly Photos of Baby Pets

Rivet Games, developer and publisher of the next generation of web, social and mobile games, today launched ‘Puzzle Tales', a new game for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. A full-featured, multi-level puzzle game, Puzzle Tales challenges players to race against the clock and complete a series of different sliding puzzle scenes that walk through a complete picture story about a fun-loving group of adorable puppies and kittens.

LinkDots Challenges Your Mind With Geometric Puzzles

Yumiwi SL is pleased to announce LinkDots 1.0, their new gaming title for iPhone and iPad. Connecting dots has never been so fun.
An Ancient Egyptian puzzle comes to life with LinkDots. The origin of geometry in Pharaonic cultures was based on drawing lines to connect the stars in the sky.

Smelly Cat Update Has 120 Levels of Good Clean Fun

Smelly Cat Update Has 120 Levels of Good Clean Fun

Ipanema Games and MobJoy has released Smelly Cat 1.2 for iOS. With simple, one-touch controls and 120 levels to test the player's skills. Smelly Cat can be enjoyed by players of all ages, presenting the user with the kind of good, clean fun and addictive gameplay that will have them enthralled for hours on end.

Sequel Title Brings Trial Xtreme Off Road Racing to iOS Platform

Sequel Title Brings Trial Xtreme Off Road Racing to iOS Platform

For gamers who think that the best racing games are where you spend more time in the air pulling flips and somersaults than riding around the track in circles, the wait is over. Trial Xtreme 2 HD is the brand new sequel to Trial Xtreme, one of the biggest hits on the Android Market with over four million downloads to date.

Squids for iPhone- Get Your Underwater Game On

Squids for iPhone- Get Your Underwater Game On

Paris-based mobile game developers The Game Bakers has cooked up a hit with Squids, an under-water, turn-based casual adventure game. No kidding, building a rogue squid army to fight off evil crustaceans has never been so much fun.

Monster Madness HD is a Ghoulish Twist on Match Three Genre

Monster Madness HD is a Ghoulish Twist on Match Three Genre

Monster Madness HD plays off the classic connect three puzzlers. However, it has a Halloween twist with ghouls, ghosts and goblins. I have to admit, I'm a big fan of these types of games, especially when they they have skeletons and Elvira's packing knives.

30 And Dirty Returns to the App Store With Achievements and Shames

30 And Dirty Returns to the App Store With Achievements and Shames

"30 & Dirty", a classic "dirty" hit on the iPhone, returns. Previously "30 and Dirty", this game portrays an odd spin on the dual-stick shooter genre of games. Players take control of Peetre Lamb, who is armed with 23 years of gaming experience and 0 years of real life experience.

Putter King Adventure Golf Brings Miniature Golf to iOS

Putter King Adventure Golf Brings Miniature Golf to iOS

Whether it be growing up, a high school get together, college date or on a road trip, miniature golf is one of my favorite pastimes. Putter King, Japan's first indoor miniature golf franchise, has taken my love for challenging themed holes and packaged it into the Putter King Adventure Golf app.

Roll in the Hole - Chillingo's Recent iPhone Roll-Out

Roll in the Hole - Chillingo's Recent iPhone Roll-Out

Chillingo keeps rolling out the apps and their recent release of Roll in the Hole has people talking. Developed by Eccentricity Games, Roll in the Hole is another cute and cuddly game loosely based on physics where players puzzle out how to get PoPo the panda to collect all three ice-cream treats on each level.

Slay Four New Monsters in MONSTER HUNTER Dynamic Hunting

Slay Four New Monsters in MONSTER HUNTER Dynamic Hunting

CAPCOM, a leading international developer and publisher of video games, today released an update that contains four new monsters and unveils for the first time the 'gunlance' sword for MONSTER HUNTER Dynamic Hunting on iPhone and iPod touch.

Relax With Phloat — A Game That Challenges The Mind

Relax With Phloat — A Game That Challenges The Mind

P.NOLAND.GAMES has released their first iOS game to the Apple App store. Patrick Noland, developer, has released Phloat as a highly entertaining casual game aimed at any age group. Phloat has simple to understand controls and gameplay anybody can begin playing to start having a blast!

Good Blood! Learn About Human Blood With Real-Time 3D Game

Good Blood! is now on the App Store available! The Serious Game provides action-packed real-time 3D gaming and combines this didactically via learning about human blood. The player moves with the flowing blood in the bloodstream.

Galaxy Pirate Adventure: 3D Interstellar Space Challenge for RPG Fans

Sunfish Studio has just released Galaxy Pirate Adventure 1.0 for iOS. This new RPG adventure lets players take on the role of the son of the Galaxy Pirate King and learn the skills to prey on vessels traveling through space.

Sky Cowing Proves an Enjoyable Game That Won't Cost the Farm

Sky Cowing Proves an Enjoyable Game That Won't Cost the Farm

In case you ever wondered, cows DO skydive – at least they do in Monkey Cube Interactive’s breakout app for iPhone. A fun, silly little game featuring a free-falling, free-spirited cow, Sky Cowing is a great addition to any library of time-killing, quick-playing games.

Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD Mixes Plot and Action for iOS

Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD Mixes Plot and Action for iOS

In typical mobile gaming action Gyro13 - Steam Copter Arcade HD offers gamers some high-flying action while trying to simultaneously intertwine a thick plot into the mix. While the storyline leaves much to be desired, I must give them at least an A for effort as it does provide an interesting take on the arcade genre.