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.


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.

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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!

Santa's Village Shows That Holiday Traditions are Alive and Well in the Digital Age

Santa's Village Shows That Holiday Traditions are Alive and Well in the Digital Age

Holiday traditions are alive and well in the digital age. Santa's Village, a great new game for all ages and skill levels, launches this week as millions of Americans prepare to take part in various traditions around the approaching holiday season.

With Word Lubbers for iPhone, Spelling is the Only Defense

With Word Lubbers for iPhone, Spelling is the Only Defense

Ahoy, word game fans! Word Lubbers by Accio has landed in the App Store and packs quite a word-forming punch. A pirate themed word game with a bit of action to boot, Word Lubbers spells big fun for wordsmiths.

Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense Update Has Mounds of Fresh Gameplay and Infinity Mode

Get ready to march back onto the battlefield, as one of the App Store's best titles is getting infinitely more addictive thanks to a feature-heavy version 2.0 update. That's right, Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense is receiving an all-new update, piled high with new features and an all-new gameplay mode!

Mafia Wars Shakedown Goes to the Mattresses Again

Mafia Wars Shakedown Goes to the Mattresses Again

Zynga is at it again, this time with a rebuffed free-to-play style game coined Mafia Wars Shakedown. If this type of multi-player genre fuels your gaming engine then strap in because it's time to go to mattresses.

Hanzi Warrior Invites iPhone Gamers to Save the Earth While Learning Chinese

Building on Chinese lore, Hanzi Warrior creates a unique world with challenging educational gameplay. Difint, LLC has announced the release of its latest app, Hanzi Warrior. Hanzi Warrior is a language adventure game for learning Bopomofo (Zhùyīn fúhào), Pinyin, Traditional and Simplified Mandarin words and characters.

Evertales Launches Epic Tale of Unlikely Heros

Evertales is a story of unlikely heroes, embarking on journeys of not so epic proportions! Crescent Moon Games and Thunder Game Works are happy to announce their new Evertales App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store.

Defen-G Astro Nabs a Top Ten Slot on the App Store Charts

Defen-G Astro Nabs a Top Ten Slot on the App Store Charts

Defen-G Astro, a strategy game for the iTunes, Android and Samsung market, recently experienced an enormous rise in popularity and downloads. The mobile application, which launched September of this year, reached 2.7 million downloads this week.