Don't-Miss Game Stories
Dedicated role-playing fans who have the time and patience will find Guild Wars 2 a hugely enjoyable alternative to World of Warcraft and other subcription-based MMORPGs.
This Pokémon lookalike game offers charm for a price.
This colorful real-time strategy game for Apple's iOS devices boasts a brisk challenge to match its enticing gameplay.
This iOS adaptation of the popular TV series offers compelling characters, unique worlds, and an interactive experience that's as intense as it is memorable.
Dear Esther is a collaborative work of art; a blueprint for future creators of interactive fiction.
These iOS games -- like life -- throw up a lot of obstacles in your path. But getting around those obstacles is a lot more fun on your iPhone or iPad.
Instead of action, this massive online game gives you the chance to sit back and wait passively for things to transpire.
The most compelling thing about this fairly standard side-scrolling platformer is its eye-catching look. But gameplay and controls are pretty ordinary.
If you crave a little cloak and dagger in your life, these iOS games are more than happy to see if you can uncover their secrets.
This disease-themed simulation game is difficult enough to challenge you, approachable enough to be learned, and -- with a variety of unlockable plague types -- variable enough to keep you busy long after you've beaten it the first time.
Rovio's follow-up to its Angry Birds success is a decent and enjoyable physics puzzle game, though not a particularly exceptional one.
At its best, this interactive comedy from Chillingo shows off beautifully animated physical comedy. But the actual game itself can be frustrating due to a lack of feedback.
With The Simpsons: Tapped Out making its triumphant return to the App Store, here are some other cartoon stars with iOS apps all their own.