For all the gamers in the house, if you have an iPhone you got the best gaming smartphone in your hands. So, don’t even think of changing a phone if you love playing games.
With more than million apps in the app store, you have limitless games to play. However, finding the best can be a hard.
You might have spent many hours downloading and checking which one is the best. To make your quest comfortable we bring you this list of 70 best iPhone games ever. We have spent time money to test these games (both free and paid) and here are the results.
Look no further and find the one you need from this list of 70 best iPhone games. Happy playing..!!
Also see – THE Best iPhone Apps
Alphabear is an original word puzzle game. In this game, you spell words by selecting letters on a grid. When you use letters that are next to each other, bears appear! The more letters you use in an area, the bigger the bear gets, and the more points you earn. Perform well enough, and you might just a win a bear of your own to keep forever.
Asphalt 8: Airborne (free)
The best iOS arcade racing game series reaches a new turning point! Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine!
- Luxury Dream Cars
- Get Airborne
- New Exotic Locations
- Simultaneous Multiplayer & Ghost Challenges
- Control Customizations
- Music To Rev Your Soul
Play Golf against the clock or against a friend, head shots are encouraged.
BADLAND is an award-winning atmospheric side-scrolling action adventure platformer set in a gorgeous forest full of various inhabitants, trees and flowers. Although the forest appears to be right out of a beautiful fairy tale, there’s something terribly wrong. The player controls one of the forest dwellers to find out what’s going on, and discovers an astonishing number of imaginative traps and obstacles on the way.
- Single Player
- Versus mode
- Level Editor: Create levels, share & play!
- Intuitive one-touch controls combined with innovative level design
- Highly immersive audiovisual gaming experience
- Universal app optimized for iPhones, iPods and iPads
- iCloud support (player’s game progress is synced with all linked iO devices)
- iOS 7 Game Controller support
Enjoy one minute of endless match-3 fun from PopCap – and play for free! Detonate as many gems as you can in 60 action-packed seconds and compete with Facebook friends. Match three or more and create cascades of awesome with Flame gems, Star gems, and Hypercubes. Add up to three Boosts and use powerful Rare Gems to send your score soaring. Try limited-time Rare Gems like Flower Power, Rock-It Blast and others to dominate the weekly leaderboards!
Beat Sneak Bandit ($2.99/£1.99)
When all the clocks in the world are stolen by Duke Clockface and the world is in chaos, it’ll be up to the Beat Sneak Bandit to steal them back!
- Rhythmadelic controls
- Stealthalicious gameplay
- Puzzletastic levels
Cally’s Caves 3
Cally’s battle with the Nefarious Herbert! Cally’s parents have been kidnapped again, as Herbert tries to take control of the Caves to perform his evil experiments. Join Cally in this action-packed run and gun platformer, conquering insane bosses, exploring to find secrets, and levelling up EVERYTHING. Use your weapons to level them up and evolve them into their ultimate forms! Unlock new character abilities like the Triple Jump, Dodge Roll and Water Wings. Use a new playable character, Bera to unleash crazy ninja moves and solve puzzles. Most importantly, battle to rescue your parents from Herbert’s clutches, and bring an end to Herbert’s experiments for good!
Discover all-new ways to play the world’s #1 puzzle game – for free! You’ll find your perfect match with 6 breathtaking modes, from the cascades of fun in Classic to the fast-paced, time-based Lightning, and the new Poker Mode where you’ll make Pairs, Flushes, Full Houses and more! Create electrifying special gems like Flame gems, Star gems, Hypercubes and Supernova gems, collect flashy Bejeweled badges and achievements and soar to dazzling heights in the Game Center leaderboards! All while enjoying fantastic Retina display graphics with best features:
- Classic Gem-Matching Fun
- Dig Into Diamond Mine
- Relax In ZEN Mode
- Save the Butterflies!
- Go all-in with Poker
- Prove your Gem-Matching Prowess
- Climb the World ranks
Capitals is a free and addictive social word game. Play against your friends to spell the best words and expand your territory. Use strategy to defend your capital and knock out your opponent’s!
Beyond Ynth ($1.99/£1.49)
This is the story of Kribl, a little bug on a big journey to bring light back to the Kingdom of Kriblonia. Help him to successfully traverse unexplored terrifying territories and find all the light-giving Dazzly Diamonds that were stolen by the Four Dark Spiders of the Apocalypse!
- Original music and songs, recorded in a studio.
- Voice acting.
- Storybook with hand-drawn illustrations.
- High-score lists and achievements.
- Beautiful graphics and animations.
- Super-smooth dimensional scrolling.
- Realistic physics gameplay elements.
- Tons of fun sound effects.
This game is great because you earn a lot of money for characters and it’s like a surprise cause they just do the random pick for you. I also like the way on how they have the challenges such as, you have to scare away birds, beat your highest score.
Bit Pilot ($1.99/£1.49)
Bit Pilot uses an intuitive and unique control scheme unlike anything you’ve tried before. Each thumb swipe on the screen adds the force of that swipe to your ship. Control with one thumb for small motions, and use two at once in the same direction for quick movements, or two in different directions for precision. Its difficult to explain, but extremely intuitive.
Does Not Commute
Does not Commute is a temporal paradox in which you have no one to blame but yourself. What starts out as a relaxing commute in a small town of the 1970’s quickly devolves into traffic chaos with hot dog trucks, sports cars, school buses and dozens of other vehicles. You drive them all. Plan ahead. Don’t be late.
Blackbar is a text game: a sci-fi story of a dystopian future told through the medium of word puzzles. Reminiscent of text adventures and interactive fiction, it has a unique mechanic centered around the concept of censorship. Censorship is frustrating, but the human spirit can beat that frustration by turning it into a game. You’ll pick up Blackbar instantly; however, its challenges will keep you searching, thinking, and trying for days.
Down The Mountain
Down The Mountain is a unique and fast-paced arcade game that will keep you hooked for hours. The goal of the game is to descend from an infinite mountain, while avoiding many obstacles and enemies, and grabbing stars and power-ups.
Blek is a unique game about imagination and personality. Everything you draw keeps moving – and watching your creations move is like watching magic. The goal is simple: shape a line that collects all colored circles avoiding black holes on its route. There are no specific moves that you need to master. To every level countless solutions exist, from delightfully simple to exceptionally deep and complex, yet always elegant.
Hill Climb Racing
Face the challenges of many unique hill climbing environments. Gain bonuses from daring tricks and collect coins to upgrade your car and reach even higher distances. Watch out though – Bill’s stout neck is not what it used to be when he was a kid! And his good ol’ gasoline crematorium will easily run out of fuel.
Boson X ($2.99/£1.99)
Boson X is a fast-paced rotational runner set in a particle accelerator. This game contains no in-app purchases, superfluous power-ups, coins or XP systems – just deadly serious scientific research.
Join Barry as he breaks in to a secret laboratory to commandeer the experimental jetpacks from the clutches of science evildoers. After lift-off, simply touch the screen to ascend and release to descend, raining bullets, bubbles, rainbows and lasers downwards as you fly towards higher and higher scores!
Coolson’s Pocket Pack ($0.99/69p)
A tasty new word game that fits in your pocket. From the penguin who brought you the BAFTA-winning Coolson’s Artisanal Chocolate Alphabet, Coolson’s Pocket Pack is a fun-size word game for iPhone and iPad.
Coolson’s signature chocolate letters are dropped into the top of the packing stage one by one. Your job is to take them out of the bottom and pack them into words. Work faster than they drop in, though, because the game ends when chocolates spill over the top! Rack up the points by making chains: two or more words in a row without recycling any letters. It’s a game of spelling, speed, strategy and nerve.
KANO is erupting, match the colours to stop the lava for as long as possible. Skillful throws, spins, catches and tilts will help you get that best score and beat your friends.
It is a intense puzzle game designed specifically for touch screens. CRUSH sounds simple: Keep the blocks from filling the screen by removing matching colors with a single touch. But the blocks keep coming, and each touch boosts the stack even higher. CRUSH brings you three modes of exciting short-burst puzzle gameplay:
- THINK mode
- REACT mode
- CRUSH mode
Nono Islands on a quest for long lost treasures. But be aware, the islands are far from uninhabited! The treasures are heavily guarded by the Nonos and their army – the spiders, the sharks, the jumping skulls and many others. And if you in some way manage to get past them, the hidden traps will get you for sure. Good luck avoiding the spikes, flying darts, sawblades and boulders.
Dark Nebula 2 HD ($2.99/£1.99)
Dark Nebula is a labyrinth game on steroids. Just tilt the device to move your character through the levels while avoiding traps, opening doors, bouncing, sliding and not falling off.
Only One is an epic arena style sword fighting game where you push and kill waves of enemies off a pillar in the sky with your magical sword. You don’t fight for glory, you fight to survive!
David is a game. A game about physics and enemies. A game about struggles and life. You play David, an awfully small abstracted chosen hero tossed into a blissfully simple world overrun by giant culminations of evil physics-beasts. As David, you are given a slingshot-esque gift that you will have to use to conquer your colossus foes. Hold, aim, and fling to attack (Angry Birds
Pangolin is a physics-based arcade game that turns the classic platformer on it’s head. Instead of controlling the character, you control the platforms.
Death Ray Manta ($0.99/69p)
Death Ray Manta is an ARCADE GAME. Two sticks and a screen full of laser beams. Death Ray Manta is based on the acclaimed PC/Mac game of the same name.
Platform game heroes through the ages have been abducted! Pit them against each other in order to settle, once and for all, which one is the best!
Device 6 ($3.99/£2.49)
DEVICE 6 plays with the conventions of games and literature, entwines story with geography and blends puzzle and novella, to draw players into an intriguing mystery of technology and neuroscience.
Anna wakes up in a castle on a remote island, with little recollection of how she got there. All she remembers is an unusually unpleasant doll.
Run Sackboy! Run!
Run SackBoy! Run! is free to download and can be played without making In App Purchases, however some in-game items such as Save Me Hearts can be acquired through in-app purchases. You can turn off the payment feature by disabling in-app purchases on your device.
Devil’s Attorney ($1.99/£1.49)
Devil’s Attorney is a turn-based strategy game set in the 80’s where you play as Max McMann, a defense attorney that’s high on charm but low on moral fiber.
Shibuya Grandmaster is simple to learn, but you’ll be tested as your brain adapts to a whole new way of thinking and your fingers try to keep up. Don’t give up! As you learn to effortlessly plan ahead, form combos, and dig yourself out of tight spots, the feeling of being in the zone is unlike anything else.
Eliss Infinity ($2.99/£1.99)
Eliss is a critically praised game, with innovative multitouch gameplay, a stylish and fluid procedural design, dynamic sounds, and a superb soundtrack. It’s a fast-paced puzzle/action game that will push your limits as a player.
Skiing Yeti Mountain
Skiing Yeti Mountain is a future classic. The quintessential winter sports. Carve your way through hundreds of levels as you search for the elusive Yeti. Weave through trees, skid over ice, launch off cliffs and get to know a cast of bizarre locals in this top-down extreme slalom adventure.
Frisbee Forever 2 (Free)
Dive and glide along the edge of erupting volcanoes, fly majestically above snow covered China or admire your reflection in the river glance at full pace through the European countryside.
Spaceteam is a cooperative party game for 2 to 4 players who shout technobabble at each other until their ship explodes. In this game assigned a random control panel with buttons, switches, sliders, and dials. You need to follow time-sensitive instructions. However, the instructions are being sent to your teammates, so you have to coordinate before the time runs out. Also, the ship is falling apart. And you’re trying to outrun an exploding star.
Gridrunner was a much-loved and popular game on the Commodore Vic-20 and Commodore 64 back in 1982. Here the game is reimagined by its original author in the style of an early 1980s coin-op arcade machine. Of course this is a Minotaur Project game, so we ignore the limitations of such old hardware, borrowing just the style but presenting a slick, modern shooter that is a joy to play on iOS.
Temple Run 2
Temple Run redefined mobile gaming. Now get more of the exhilarating running, jumping, turning and sliding you love in Temple Run 2!
Hitman GO ($4.99/£2.99)
Hitman GO is a turn-based strategy game with beautifully rendered diorama-style set pieces. You will strategically navigate fixed spaces on a grid to avoid enemies and take out your target or infiltrate well-guarded locations. You really have to think about each move and all the Hitman tools of the trade you would expect are included; disguises, distractions, sniper rifles and even 47’s iconic Silverballers.
Join two brave dots as they traverse arctic tundras, navigate fiery jungles, and plunge the ocean depths. Sharpen your skills across 435 challenging levels while uncovering many exciting new features along the way.
Impossible Road ($1.99/£1.49)
Impossible Road is a pure, minimal arcade game about risk, reward, and rollercoasters.
Leo’s Fortune ($4.99/£2.99)
Leo’s Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure.
Find words, steal tiles, color the board! Letterpress is a fresh new word game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Play against your friends using Game Center! The perfect blend of fun and strategy.
Limbo is as close to perfect at what it does as a game can get.
Magnetic Billiards (free)
The game plays very much like pool, using intuitive touch controls. The twist is that balls of the same colour stick together magnetically when they touch. Magnetic Billiards tables have no pockets, instead balls are removed by building clusters of connected balls, with extra rewards for creating recognised cluster shapes.
Micro Miners ($1.99/£1.49)
Microminers is an arcade-puzzler which revolves around the control of a vast horde of tiny miners. The screen is constantly scrolling downward, and it’s your job to collect all the available deposits of gold, silver, and coal that you see. Any missed resource represents a strike, and the level is considered failed if you miss three chances to collect. Further adding to the chaos is the fact that any miner left behind is lost indefinitely to the black nothingness beyond the screen.
Mikey Hooks ($1.99/£1.49)
In this game collect coins and find hidden Golden Shorts. Watch out for enemies and spikes.
Monument Valley ($3.99/£2.49)
In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world. Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People.
Need For Speed Most Wanted ($6.99/£2.99)
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is a 2012 open world racing game with nonlinear gameplay, developed by Criterion Games and published by Electronic Arts.
New Star Soccer (Free)
The best football game on mobile and tablets. This game build your skills, lifestyle and ride the roller-coaster of life as you experience every emotion this great sport has to offer!
Osmos is a puzzle video game developed by Canadian developer Hemisphere Games for various systems such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, OnLive, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android.
Plants vs Zombies ($0.99/69p)
Get ready to soil your plants as a mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home. Use your arsenal of 49 zombie-zapping plants — peashooters, wall-nuts, cherry bombs and more — to mulchify 26 types of zombies before they break down your door.
PUK is a fast paced pure action puzzler requiring skill dexterity, nerve and endurance. Pull back and ping to obliterate portals in 1000 unique, quick-fire levels that are endlessly generated and different every time.
Rayman Fiesta Run ($2.99/£1.99)
Rayman Fiesta Run Lunge for cocktail umbrellas, leap on limes and punch those piñatas…the sky’s the limit. In this game Rayman is a hero that could jump, fly, punch and run up the wall.
Ridiculous Fishing ($2.99/£1.99)
A handcrafted game about fishing with guns, chainsaws & toasters. Follow Billy as he tries to find redemption from his uncertain past. Chase your destiny on the high seas and embark on a heroic quest for glory and gills.
Rocket Robo ($0.99/69p)
Rocket ROBO around 3 wonderful worlds; Material World, Space Station and Sugar Cube; across 57 levels in an attempt to retrieve the lost stars, find out why they were stolen and restore power to the lighthouse where Rocket ROBO was created.
Smash Hit (free)
Smash Hit is playable at no cost and free from ads. This experience requires focus, concentration, and timing to not only travel as far as you can, but also break the beautiful glass objects that stand in your way. Smash your way through a beautiful futuristic dimension, smashing obstacles and targets in your path and experiencing the best destruction physics on mobile devices.
SpellTower is an extraordinary word game that deserves a place among the best of the genre.
Super Hexagon ($2.99/£1.99)
Super Hexagon is a minimal action game that have brilliant design.
Super Monsters Ate My Condo
In this game hungry monsters are back for a second helping in Super Monsters Ate My Condo! Everyone’s favourite colored condo-matching experience is now more frantic than ever as you try to get as many points as possible in TWO MINUTES. Make matches with helpful new condos like the bank and the clock while avoiding nasty new condos that generate nukes and acid. Spin the Monster Wheel for good luck and grab all-new boosts to send your multiplier (and your score) into the mesosphere! (FYI, the mesosphere is higher than the stratosphere — look it up.) See below for the complete list of exciting new features!
Super Stickman Golf 2 ($0.99/69p)
Super Stickman Golf 2 will keep you on the fairway for a long time!
Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP ($4.99/£2.99)
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP is an exploratory action adventure with an emphasis on audiovisual style. Traverse a mythic little realm, use a sword to do battle & evoke sworcery to solve mystical musical mysteries. Co-operate with friends via Twitter, experience a videogame world that is affected by moon phases & help a wandering warrior monk complete her woeful errand.
Threes is tiny puzzle that grows on you. Explore our little game’s deep challenge and grow your mind beyond imagination.
Tiny Wings ($0.99/69p)
You have always dreamed of flying – but your wings are tiny. Luckily the world is full of beautiful hills. Use the hills as jumps – slide down, flap your wings and fly! At least for a moment – until this annoying gravity brings you back down to earth. But the next hill is waiting for you already. Watch out for the night and fly as fast as you can. Otherwise flying will only be a dream once again.
Trainyard is a puzzle solving game unlike any that you’ve ever played. It’s easy to learn but very tough to master. Your job is simple: get each train to a goal station. Red trains go to red stations, blue trains go to blue stations, etc. You control the trains by drawing track for them to follow. There isn’t a time limit or even a score; the only thing you need to do is figure out a solution for each puzzle.
Triple Town is an original puzzle game in which you try to grow the greatest possible city. The larger the city you build, the more points you score. You build your city by matching three or more game-pieces: combine three grasses to make a bush, three bushes to make a tree… until you’ve filled the board with houses, cathedrals and castles. Along the way, you’ll have to outwit giant bears who will try to block your progress.
Walking Dead (Free)
Centered on a truck stop on a Georgia highway, this special episode for Season 1 of The Walking Dead tells five linked stories of survival. The Walking Dead: 400 Days offers more of the horror and human drama.
Wave Wave is a savage arcade video game. In this game wave up and down to avoid the gauntlet of triangles.
Year Walk ($3.99/£2.49)
Year Walk is smart, thrilling, and absolutely stunningly crafted. It’ll throw you for a loop, leaving you transfixed to the screen until you shake out all of its dark secrets.
Zen Bound 2 ($2.99/£1.99)
Zen Bound 2 is a meditative puzzle game of wrapping rope around wooden sculptures. It is a tactile game, with a focus on making rope, wood and stone look and feel real and believable. The dusty and soothing atmosphere is a combination of beautiful visuals and a unique down-tempo soundtrack.
That is it for now, let us know which one did you like the most? Moreover, did we miss any of your favorites? Do tell us in the comment section below.