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 Lane Splitter on the App Store

Lane Splitter is Motorbike Arcade iOS Fun

Lane Splitter is a fierce, fly by the seat of your pants arcade game that not only keeps you irratically tense throughout the gameplay, but keeps you coming back for more. And it's also the reason why you don't want to be pressed for time for your wedding.

Stoned 3D Match Game Requires Speed and Accuracy

Ever feel like you're just caught up in an app wonderland full of fun and goodness. Me too. Stoned 3D, my latest deliciously decadent app discovery, is a take on like what I feel is a game Fred Flintstone would try to school Barney on.

Buy Foodies on the App Store

Foodies Makes Gluttony Fun

Featured in the App Store as a current top paid app and receiving rave reviews, Foodies is worthy of its “sweet” accolades. A unique game taking a different approach to touch screen control, Foodies features “Snacky Sam,” an adorable orange blob engaging in the deadly sin of gluttony.

Buy Squibble on the App Store

Squibble for iPhone Well-Suited as a Handheld Game

Remember wacky wall-walkers? Telling as this question is, it is the first thing that came to mind when playing Squibble – a relatively new 2D platformer built with handheld intuitiveness for easy play.

Buy Poker for iPad on the App Store

Texas Hold'em Poker Takes Amateurs to Hold'em Superstars

Winner, winner chicken dinner. Yes, that's a Black Jack term and a bad one at that, but what I’m reviewing here is the good old Texas Hold'em Poker app from Viaden Mobile. Be it the three months I lived in Las Vegas in first grade or the multiple "Vegas, baby, Vegas" trips I've taken over the years on multi-day road trips with my brother, I'm intrigued with all-things poker.

Buy Coconut Dodge on the App Store

Coconut Dodge is Crabtastic Gold on iPhone

Do you ever wonder what those little sand crabs at the beach are doing when they’re scurrying across the sand? Me too. I believe they are looking for gold. Yes, bright, shiny and delicious gold.

Buy NBA JAM by EA SPORTS™ for iPad on the App Store

NBA JAM HD for iPad is on Fire - BOOMSHAKALAKA

I am currently in embroiled in a basketball battle of epic proportions. And no, it has nothing to do with my beloved Trailblazers hanging on by a thread in the playoffs or the fact that my first hometown team the Seattle Supersonics are no longer super or sonic.

Buy Stamp Art Fever on the App Store

Virtual Collectors Catch Stamp Art Fever

Collecting goes virtual with Stamp Art Fever, the first stamp collecting game that recreates specific aspects of stamp collecting while embedding elements of a good game. Players try to build their virtual stamp collection by buying, trading, and bidding on any of over 100 different stamps.

Buy Grove Keeper on the App Store

Grove Keeper Empowers Grandpa to Save World with Magic

At first glance, taking your grandpa and his friends to war to protect the world in just their skivvies and long gray hear and beards is a daunting task. Add in magical powers over natural elements such as rocks and shrubs and now you have a battle plan called Grove Keeper.

Avast Ye Matey! Pirate Strike is a Bit of a Dodgy Game

Cheesy pirate puns aside, Pirate Strike is a dodgy little game that is both simple and deceptively frustrating. The concept is simple – keep your pirate from being blown up by cannon fire.

Buy Thief Lupin! on the App Store

Thief Lupin Challenges You to Become King of Thieves

If you're a fan of micro-platforming games that are action packed, you'll love Thief Lupin, a fun, challenging game that at the top of the charts in App Stores around the world.

Buy Angry Rhino Rampage on the App Store

Got a Few Minutes? Go on an Angry Rhino Rampage

What’s worse than an angry rhino? An angry rhino on a rampage of course – and there are many worse ways to spend .99 and a few minutes’ time than playing Angry Rhino Rampage for iPhone. A quick, simple side-scrolling action game with several delightful undertones, Angry Rhino Rampage is a solid game debut from MilkDrinkingCow.

Buy Falling Fred on the App Store

Try Not to Die in Falling Fred

While on its surface Falling Fred might seem like another sadistic gore-fest, along the lines of DoodleBoy, it’s actually a nice little action title with a good sense of humor. It can still get pretty bloody, though.

LastStandStan Brings Arcade-Style Action to iPhone Gaming

The iPhone makes a great gaming platform, don’t get me wrong. And the popularity of iOS has created a kind of renaissance of handheld gaming. That much is certain. The problem is that many-- maybe most-- developers don’t understand that making a successful game for iOS means working within the limitations of the device.

Buy Foursight on the App Store

Strategic Foursight Makes You Play Both Sides

Anyone who enjoys simple but strategic board games should have the foresight to download this game while the price is right. An intelligent mix of tic-tac-toe, connect four and chess, Foursight is an enjoyable board game available for iPhone and iPad.