Don't-Miss Game Stories

Ziggurat for iPhone and iPad

This iPhone and iPad shooter, inspired by the 16-bit era, is perfect for quick play sessions, with endless waves of attackers making the game hard to put down.

App Guide: Angry Birds app reviews

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Angry Birds Space is just the latest avian-themed physics puzzler to grace our iOS devices. Here are all the Angry Birds installments we've reviewed in one convenient place.

Angry Birds Space for iPhone and iPad

While there's only a few stages at this point, the latest addition to the Angry Birds franchise is much more sophisticated, entertaining, and complex than its predecessors and is everything a sequel should be.

iBomber Defense Pacific for iPhone and iPad

This solid tower-defense game puts an emphasis on strategy, and players reap the rewards.

App Guide: Top match-three games for iOS

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The App Store is loaded with "match-three"-style games. Here are a few of our favorites.

Monster Flip for iPhone and iPad

It may not break new ground for iOS gaming, but Monster Flip gets all the details of the match-three-style puzzle game right and puts its own unique stamp on the genre.

App Guide: Great iPad games

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These iPad games were already eye-catching, but updates have optimized them for Apple's latest iPad.

Pokertini and Fairway Solitaire for iPhone and iPad

It's hard to come up with a new way to present an old, familiar card game for iOS devices, but Smappsoft and Big Fish Games try their best with Pokertini and Fairway Solitaire, respectively. But one game does a better job of it than the other.

Draw Something for iPhone and iPad

Draw Something, a collaborative Pictionary-style game for iOS, has more than its fair share of flaws. Despite them, however, the game offers plenty of amusement.

App Guide: iOS games with online multiplayer features

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Enjoying that iOS game? Let your friends join in on the fun with Game Center-enable games that support online multiplayer features.

Robo5 for iPhone and iPad

This puzzle game has some charm, but it also has somewhat unintuitive controls. The iPad version is more playable than its iPhone counterpart, thanks to the former device's larger screen.

Dead Space for iPad

This surprisingly compelling third-person shooter that is good for more than a few scares on your iPad. In fact, it's one of the most technically solid, brilliantly executed games for Apple's tablet.

App Guide: Unique iOS card games

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Tired of the same old card games? These iPhone and iPad offerings shuffle things up.