The advancements in digital technology over the past decade have led to wonderful things for the technophiles among us. Not only are we now able to access practically any information we require at the touch of a button, but we can also do so from wherever we are thanks to the invention of smartphones. If you’re looking for the best games to play from your Apple device, we’ve got you covered. Gaming from the palm of your hand has never been easier. From action-packed thrills to more casual puzzles and quizzes, the App store is sure to have something to tickle your gaming fancy.
Trivia buffs will love HQ – a live game that gives players the chance to win real cash prizes, if you’ve got what it takes to make it through all 12 rounds. The live atmosphere and cash rewards are what really make this game stand out from other less adrenaline-inducing offerings. Make sure to tune in at 9pm ET everyday and on weekdays at 3pm ET.
This game will see you going on a fun adventure to Tumblecube Island, where you’ll get to look for buried treasure while battling wild cube-shaped Pokemon. A fun game for any die-hard fan of the little yellow monster, featuring characters from other Pokemon games too.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
The beloved video game has been reworked to accommodate mobile users, offering over 70 hours of prime gameplay that will follow the antics of Carl Johnson on his return back to the hood to repair the damage he caused.
You might already be familiar with this game from many a house party. The mobile version gives you a wide selection of famous people, animals, accents and much more, where players have to guess what’s written on the screen by holding it up to their forehead while the rest must give them clues.
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
Get a glimpse of what the most famous school of witchcraft and wizardry was like before Harry even set foot inside its grounds. Explore secret rooms while unravelling mysteries of the past. An enjoyable play for any fan of the books.
Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition
The 15th installment in the Final Fantasy franchise can now be accessed from your smartphone. Delivering stunning graphics and super easy controls, you’ll get access to all 10 chapters from the smaller screen.
An oldie but a goodie! Renowned as one of the very first slot games to be released by established software provider NetEnt, this fun game is full of colourful jewels that will have you spinning the reels for hours. As a game of chance, it may not be as stimulating as the other games mentioned here, but still a pretty enjoyable time-waster in our books!
Engage in stimulating game of Texas hold’em with other players from all corners of the world with this fun, mobile-friendly game. You can choose between casual games or competitive tournaments, with both free chips as well extra ones available for purchase.
The Game of Life
The infamous board game is now available on mobile too. Experience all the stages, from going to college to starting a family. The multiplayer mode also lets you play with others using a single device and the game is also available in Fast Mode for a more condensed version of the original longer game.
Asphalt 9: Legends
If you like racing games, you’ll just love the gorgeous graphics that make Asphalt 9: Legends a real crowd pleaser, complete with magnificent Ferraris, Porsches and Lamborghinis as well as the realistic scenery of the courses which stretch all the way from San Francisco to the Himalayas, making it a pleasant race to the finish line.
It’s common knowledge that Apple was definitely a trailblazer when it comes to optimising games for mobile. Whether you’re playing from your iPhone or iPad, you can put your mind at rest that the majority will play beautifully from any iOS device.
All of the games mentioned here are available for download in the App store, most for free too. If you’re of the same old games, why not give them a try?