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.


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.

duckcube's Turn-Based Puzzler Zack Splat is Free for Limited-Time Launch Special

duckcube's Turn-Based Puzzler Zack Splat is Free for Limited-Time Launch Special

duckcube introduces Zack Splat 1.0, for iOS devices. Apprentice magician Zack animated some creatures to help out around the tower, and found himself in an iPhone/iPad game on the App Store.

Switchaball is a Unique Puzzle Game with Interesting Gameplay

Switchaball is a Unique Puzzle Game with Interesting Gameplay

What do you get when water and marbles are combined into a column-based puzzle? Switchaball by Drippy Cat Software Limited. The game for some reason reminds me of Plinko from "The Price is Right".

Robot Roadies Tasks Players With Coddling Demanding Stars in Rock-Themed Strategy Game

Robot Roadies Tasks Players With Coddling Demanding Stars in Rock-Themed Strategy Game

Independent app developer Robot Roadies today is pleased to announce their debut app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Robot Roadies, is now available on the App Store. Robot Roadies gives users the chance to join a hell-raising rock band and play the part of 'Randy', a mechanical member of the road crew tasked with collecting the many indulgent and often bizarre items commonly demanded by rock bands.

Splitter Pals iPhone Version Has 80 Levels of Puzzle Fun

Splitter Pals iPhone Version Has 80 Levels of Puzzle Fun

Pixilated Games has brought an expanded version of the free online game Splitter Pals to iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. For those who haven’t tried it, it may be hard to imagine elementary artwork and sound giving any support to a truly challenging physics puzzle game, but the unexpected merger seems to work in the Splitter Pals app.

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

The game has a great family feel to it – and people are finding it very hard to put down once they start playing. 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.

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.