Don't-Miss Game Stories
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.
While it deserves credit for integrating features like augmented reality and location awareness into a combat game, Ghostbusters Paranormal Blast stumbles when it comes to gameplay.
In this family-friendly physics game, you capture bugs and feed them to baby chicks, while demolishing obstacles.
It's not just your favorite movies that return for another installment in the summertime. Games get follow-up versions, too, and these iOS sequels made a splash this summer.
This puzzle game for the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad offers some detailed visuals and a little replayability, but is limited to only 30 levels, meaning there's only an hour or two of play time.
Doling out benevolence or wrath puts a neat spin on this frantic prehistoric puzzle game.
You build words from lettered tiles in SpellTower, a simple-looking word game that offers a fun amount of challenge in its different game modes.
If you've got Olympic fever, this fun sports game lets you enjoy some athletic glory with just the flick of a finger.
If you're fixing for a fight, these iPhone and iPad games can help you enjoy the sting of battle.
There's a lot going on in this physics puzzler -- perhaps too much, in fact. The frenetic, fast-paced Bucketz feels more like an assault on your senses than a pleasant way to pass the time.
These apps may not be able to tell you how to get to Sesame Street, but they do feature some of your favorite characters from the children's TV show.
Asynchronous turn-based games are quite popular for the iPhone and iPad, but racing games really don't translate well to this slower-paced, casual format.