Ouch! Did you just hit me with a ninja monkey? Chillingo, developers of Cut the Rope, has done it again with Swords and Soldiers, where they welcome you to ye olde times of castle defense dominance where your strategy should be mightier than your sword.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "strategy game."
Cometkaze is Intergalactic Physics-based Game with a Love Twist
I've often wondered what it would be like to play Angry Birds in space, except the bird would be a comet and the game would mash together the fierce style of a Japanese fighter pilot with the speed of light and the physics of space.
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.
Slice It! This Precision Puzzle Could Become Your Next Obsession
Was there a guy in your sixth-grade class who spent day after day drawing geometric shapes on graph paper, fascinated by the perfect symmetry that medium afforded him? Well, he's made an app.
Lawn Mower Kids is an Allergy-Free Good Time
Lawn Mower Kids is a game where you control kids as they mow lawns around their neighborhood. Trust me: it's a lot more fun than it sounds.
Law Mower Kids is actually a twist on the classic "real-time strategy" gaming genre.
Protector: The Planes is TD Goodness
An original flash game series, Protector: The Planes is a tower defense style game for iPhone that shouldn’t be overlooked, especially if you’re a fan of strategy/TD games. Protector: The Planes has all the good elements of a great tower defense battle including ever-changing, evolving waves of enemies, each with their own weaknesses and immunities.
Online Artillery Slightly Off Mark
Online Artillery (subtitled Medieval Multi-player Fortress Siege) takes an aggressive approach to iPhone online gaming by only pitting the player against online opponents. The online battles are generally fun and challenging, however, Online Artillery needs a bit more polish before it can be truly recommended.
Space Miner: Space Ore Bust Spins a Creative Story Around an Old Game
Space Miner: Space Ore Bust is a dual-stick, Asteroids-style shooter with a brain and a funny bone. It shows off what a little creative storytelling can do for a game that is a fairly well-worn—and decades-old—idea.
Battle of Puppets Puts Castle Defense in the Limelight
Battle of Puppets, from Small Wonders, is a quirky little 2-D castle defense strategy game that puts you in the role of a puppeteer starring in well-known operas such as Aida, Carmen, Madama Butterfly and Salome.
Plants vs Zombies for iPhone: Less Challenge, More Entertainment
Ah, Zombies, those shambling, mindless, wafer-thin analogs for the great mass of humanity one encounters on long bus and rail commutes. Movies and gaming will never tire of finding new ways for you to kill the relentless hordes.
Control the Tower with ATC Pro
If being in charge at an air traffic control tower is anything like the game ATC Pro, I'm not interested. ATC Pro can be enjoyable to play, but it has a pretty steep learning curve. (If you want to check out a demo in action, watch the video after the jump.)
The objective is to successfully land and manage takeoffs without it ending in disaster.
Omini Stones: Fun and Frustration Rolled into One Strategic Puzzle
If you just look at the picture, Omini Stones might be mistaken for another drop in the popular match-three bucket. But that, dear AppCravers, is why you should never judge an app by it's cover.
Sparkz: Qix Clone Finds new Generation of Gamers on the iPhone
Sparkz is a puzzle game with a long history. The app is a reproduction of the vintage Mac game Qix, which was in turn based on an earlier arcade game. And while I never played Qix, I hear that Sparkz does an excellent job of porting the popular arcade puzzle to the iPhone platform.
Wordweaver Takes Word Games to the Next Level
Wordweaver adds new features, twists and roadblocks to the typical "find and select" word puzzlers. It could be one of the most innovative word games I've played in a while, and it's easily the most challenging.
Grabl is a Fast-Paced Addition to iPhone Word Games
Grabl is a word-building strategy game that will appeal to those brainy types who prefer a shot of adrenaline with their morning crossword.