Best iOS Games 2016

Why we love iOS Games

Apple's iOS is fertile ground for a wide variety of great mobile games across every genre. Armed with strong graphics and responsive touch screens, the iPhone and iPad are solid gaming machines. Check out our roundup of some of the best games available on iOS across multiple categories. Whether you're looking for the latest action-gaming hit, a cerebral puzzler or a story-driven role-playing epic, there's sure to be something here for you.
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  • TaxiDriver
    I like Teeter Bird. Its like the 2nd level of Flappy Bird.
  • AliceMK
    I like Spelltower, I've been playing that for a while. And letterpress, too, but I find that the lack of different levels make it a little simplistic for me.

    A game not on here that I like is Wordy Bee, new on iOS - it's a free, social word game on a hexagonal board, where you try to take more letter tiles than the opponent. It's also got multiple difficulties!
  • AusGamer
    I found this addictive game called Crazy Chook for iOS and can't put it down now. Two finger tapping seems to work best and you have to get the feathers to fly higher and get the eggs for your score, and I found that tapping the chicken releases an egg but I can't get past the dog. I know there must be a trick to it so hopefully someone will figure it out and pass on the secret!
  • Greater Folly
    I've been hooked on a card-based game called Donsol. It's a really clever use of playing cards in a fantasy dungeon of sorts.
  • bobinator321
    There is a game of the store demo loop that I have been trying to find the name of. It appears to be a third person perspective roller blading robot in space. The perspective on the character is like Subway Surfer. You are behind as the character skates along a path of lighted squares. Anyone know the game. I tried several Best Buys and none of the Geeks could tell me it.
  • ameehaddad
    Modern Combat 5 is the best game ever.. keep calm and play MC5
  • Christian_60
    You guys really need to play Fantasy War Tactics. The story is well driven and has a mass of character development. It starts a little slow at first but it gets very immersive after the first few stages
  • Laura_Rose
    Wordbuzz is one of the best word games out there, and it's free. It's a game where you combine letters on a 7x7 grid into words for a high score, sometimes against a timer, against a word limit, or while fighting off wasps.

    There's a big range of level types in single player so it doesn't get repetitive, and there's a multiplayer mode for playing friends or random strangers too.
  • AudiR8cer
    Assoluto Racing is a new racing SIM worth trying. It's physics are more realistic than RR3 and yesterday's update adds manual transmission shifting!
  • Bvoltz
    The best one I love is Horizon Chase - World Tour.
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  • chandra0508
    Great article. Legend of Grimrock is my favorite game.