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.


Buy Ascendancy on the App Store

Ascendancy Celebrates First App Store Anniversary With a Price Drop

Ascendancy by Logic Factory turns one today on the App Store. Logic Factory is offering a temporary 80% discount on their sci-fi strategy game in celebration. From today, Thursday, January 5th, through the weekend, customers can enjoy a discount from the usual USD $4.99 price to 99 cents.

Curio is Insanely Frightening Escape from Asylum for iOS

Curio is Insanely Frightening Escape from Asylum for iOS

One of the most frightening aspects of a film such as Saw is the thought of being tied up or restrained with an abysmal amount of chance of escaping. The idea that a film like this could be entertaining baffles me, yet I've watched almost the entire franchise.

Bugs and Buttons is Crawling With Kid-Friendly Fun

Bugs and Buttons is Crawling With Kid-Friendly Fun

To be successful, an app that claims to be educational for kids has to first be engaging enough for kids to play. Bugs and Buttons by Little Bit Studio is a kid-friendly, gender-neutral app featured in the App Store as a “best of” in the educational category at year’s end and frankly, it’s probably a well deserved accolade.

ZomPizza: Zombies Will Eat Your Pizzas in Free iOS Game

Pudding Games, a Vanilla Breeze brand, today is pleased to introduce ZomPizza 1.1.2 Free for iOS, an update to their time management game, where players must successfully operate a pizza shop where they correctly and quickly fill orders for pizzas and drinks from zombie customers.

Sudoku App Releases Update With New Ways to Unlock Puzzle Packs

The popular Sudoku App for iPad & iPhone, Sudoku Puzzle Packs has recently been updated by the Michigan based development company Thumb Wizards, makers of top-ranked entertainment apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod iTouch.

Amazing Breaker Will Blow Your Mind and House Up

Amazing Breaker Will Blow Your Mind and House Up

From watching my older brother use firecrackers to destroy my G.I. Joes into smithereens to watching MacGyver whittle a roll of toilet paper and a paperclip into a door shattering bomb, I was always intrigued with blowing things up as I was growing up.

The Adventures of Tintin - The Game is Outstanding Movie Tie-In

The Adventures of Tintin - The Game is Outstanding Movie Tie-In

The Adventures of Tintin - The Game (universal) by Gameloft is a brilliant tie-in to the movie. So much so that one would think the movie was based off of the game. What makes it so special is the emphasis and attention to exploration.

I Won't Fall is Optimistic but Wishful Thinking in New iPhone Game

I Won't Fall is Optimistic but Wishful Thinking in New iPhone Game

A relentlessly determined momma bird is the star of a new, and as of yet, mostly unnoticed indie game release in the App Store. Aptly titled “I Won’t Fall,” this game is simple but nimble and features the determined efforts of one mother bird who must traverse dangerous sky-high terrain in order to reunite with her bereft baby birds.

Plan the Zombie Exodus on New Interactive Horror Text Adventure

Plan the Zombie Exodus on New Interactive Horror Text Adventure

Jim Dattilo and Choice of Games are pleased to announce the release of Zombie Exodus, a text-based zombie game for mobile devices. Build your character and fight your way out of a zombie-filled city to save your sister in this interactive horror fiction story.

Kandi Koated Spades' Multiplayer Options Lets Players Do More Trash Talking

Music and reality TV star Kandi Burruss will launch Kandi Koated Spades with a private party in Atlanta. Just in time for the holidays, music and TV celebrity Kandi Burruss is bringing a new twist to a classic card game.

Katana Zombie Brings a Whole New Meaning to Ninja Zombies

Katana Zombie Brings a Whole New Meaning to Ninja Zombies

Picture a nice, cool and crisp fall day. You're out with your sister having a nice chat, maybe drinking a hot cup of cocoa and enjoying the fall leaves and bam, she's gone. But where has she gone to?

Fuego's River Adventure is the First Hands-Free, Motion-Controlled Game for iPad

Users can play the game without ever touching the iPad itself. In a move that will transform the way games are played on iOS, Crimson Apps' newest game, Fuego's River Adventure, shows that touch gameplay is only the beginning of what the iPad has to offer.

TubeHero Allows User to Pick Songs from Personal Music Library

TubeHero Allows User to Pick Songs from Personal Music Library

Music is by far one of my favorite aspects about gaming. Rhythm music games are so much fun, feature great bands and combine challenging and intense gameplay for hours of fun. One thing great about TubeHero is its ability to read the user's library and utilize those songs for gameplay.

Time Flies with Fly Paper! for iPhone

Time Flies with Fly Paper! for iPhone

For those who might be tired of purposeful, challenging or mind-stimulating games and are looking for a bit of mindless interaction to support a mental checkout, Fly Paper! for iPhone fits the bill.

Buy SnowBomber on the App Store

esDot Studio launches First-Person Snowball Shooter SnowBomber

From esDot Studios, a development house located in Edmonton Alberta, Canada, comes an exciting new game that will make this a winter you'll never forget... SnowBomber is a snowball fight like none you've ever had before!