Handpicked and Fresh From the Store: 10 Latest iPhone Games

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Games are a fun manner to take a spoil from work, refresh your mind, or genuinely to kill time on a long journey. We’ve all been there, becoming bored on a long educate journey, stuck in a boring routine at work, or simply bored witless. Mobile games have always been the number one move-to answer in such situations. With the advancements in iPhone’s abilties, the upward push of the A9 chip, and Apple’s steel API for sport development, console-level images are within the attain of our cherished iPhones. However, pictures aren’t the entirety. Look to Counter-Strike, for an example of ways gameplay mechanics trump pix, specially in multiplayer games.

One in every of the largest advantages that iOS has, over different mobile ecosystems, is the development environment that Apple provides. It’s miles notable, and is likewise why iOS apps are continuously up to date, and iOS commonly attracts extra developers than other running structures. New games are introduced every-day to the App keep, and are simply ready to be able to try them out. We’ve compiled a listing of all of the modern video games which might be available in the App save, protecting a extensive range of genres, starting from Platformers, to Puzzles or even a Card game. Read directly to discover the brand new video games that you can try for your iPhone.

Note: Most of these games recommend you to be running an iPhone 5 or newer device for optimum performance.

  1. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

The Star Wars franchise is one of the most well-known and loved franchises in the world, and a large number of games have been developed based on the series. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is one such game, available on iOS. While the game itself is not fresh off the racks, the developers have made some radical and game changing (noticed the pun?) modifications to the game. Players can now create Guilds, and mod their heroes in the game, along with everything else that the game already offered.

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is a turn primarily based game, in which you are started off with a Hero (I got a Jedi) and are sent into war in opposition to some “B1 struggle Droids”. The primary war is an educational warfare, wherein you are taught a way to use the one-of-a-kind forms of assaults that your hero has, so that you will almost truly win it. The graphics in the game are properly sufficient, and the heritage tune is terrific. I propose you put on headphones whilst playing the sport, because it will make the revel in that much higher.


As you progress through the game, the enemies will get harder to kill, and you will encounter various “boss levels” spread out throughout the game. You can also train your team, to increase their attack, hit-points etc.

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Download here (Free)

  1. Hopscotch

Hopscotch is genuinely supposed as an app that permits youngsters (and adults) to create video games on their iOS devices the use of simple event-based drag and drop situations and statements which are less difficult to recognize for people who are new to programming. However, the app allows users to play video games created with the aid of different users, as properly, which essentially approach that Hopscotch is like a supercharged recreation cartridge from an vintage Nintendo. Jokes and nostalgia aside, Hopscotch has a few actually fun platformer games available to play, and you could create your own games. The app affords a huge quantity of assets with the intention to use for your video games.


Game created by a user (Left), and coding your own game (Right)

Note: Hopscotch itself is an old app, however, they added coding support on iPhones only this year, which is why we included it in the list.

Download here (Free)

  1. Smurfs: Epic Run

Smurfs: Epic Run is a lovely, albeit slow runner game; one, that i might probable evaluate with something like Mario. Smurfs: Epic Run, has in reality properly drawn (second) pictures, and may be an clean manner to kill some time, need to you need to. The game begins off with a few reduce-scenes displaying Gargamel brewing a potion in a cauldron, and freeing it into the Smurf village, catching every Smurf inside the village… almost. You manipulate to break out, and now are on a quest to free the captured Smurfs (that may be determined in cages, whilst you’re running). The concept is lots like Subway Surfers, besides in 2d, and the implementation reminds me of Mario. It’s a good games, and could prove to be successful, particularly among kids.


Download here (Free)

  1. Klocki

Klocki is quite simply the best puzzle game available on the App Store. It’s minimal in design and execution, and as such, does not even have a splash image. The game simply starts off when you launch it. The difficulty level is easy at the beginning, but starts to get pretty difficult as you progress through the game. The music is also good, creating a really nice effect, and overall impressive game.


Download here ($0.99)

  1. Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2

When I first saw this game stated in the App Store, I was really excited. Specially since it’s free. Yes, it’s a turn based game, just like Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, and I expected something spectacular, just like it. However, I was rapidly dissatisfied by the graphics and the artwork. The sound effects and music are also not very impressive, and are nothing, as compared to the Star Wars game.

The game began me off with Hawkeye, training me his abilties and the way to use them. The academic was short and clean, and i used to be joined by means of Iron man, for the next stage. Captain the usa also made an look by means of the 0.33 or fourth level in the sport. The gameplay is similar to Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, but is underwhelming, somehow. However, that’s just my opinion, and you might have a special one, so I’d genuinely recommend giving it a strive. It’s loose, so you don’t have anything to lose with the aid of just trying it out.

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Wait, that’s Hawkeye?


That is one poorly drawn environment. This does not look like a modern game, does it?

Download here (Free)

  1. Hold the Jelly

Hold the Jelly is basically Ninja Jump, but with jelly, instead of a Ninja. The concept is the same, and you are started off with a cube shaped piece of jelly. Tap and hold the screen, and the jelly will stick to the wall. Release your finger, and the jelly automatically keeps jumping left and right on the screen.

The game is infamously difficult, at least it was for me, as compared to Ninja Jump. Personally, I think it would have made for a better control scheme, if tapping on the screen caused the jelly to jump, giving the player better control over the movement of the jelly. But hey, that’s just my two cents on the control scheme. The game could be a lot of fun, if you get the hang of it. I certainly couldn’t, in the 5 minutes that I played it.


Is it just me, or does the Cubeicon look angry in the start screen, and half-asleep while running (rotating?) up walls?

Download here (Free)

  1. Through the Fog

Through the Fog is one game that I can’t advise enough. Specially with headphones on. I’m able to appear which will place in a genre, however I bet it’s sort of a puzzle and adventure game. Through the Fog is tremendously hard, and surprisingly amusing. In the sport, you’re on top of things of a, for the lack of a better phrase, wall, that continues transferring ahead. Tapping at the screen turns the wall left and proper, instead, and you are required to manoeuvre it through a landscape with a whole lot of obstacles, a number of which are not even seen till you’re near enough.

The best part about the game is that you can play it in multiplayer mode, as well. Not just one type of multiplayer, either. No, the game offers three different modes of multiplayer gaming:

  • You can play with another person on your device itself.
  • You can play on a local network with another player, both of you playing on your own devices.
  • You can play multiplayer against players from all over the world.


Download here (Free)

  1. Crush Your Enemies

Crush Your Enemies is a fun, although not suitable for children, game. You are the leader of a Barbarian clan, and are out to attack territories, kill enemy barbarians and capture their land. The game is ad-supported, but the ads are not very frequent. Between attacks, there are cutscenes which are hilarious.

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Note: The language in the game is not suitable for kids. The cutscenes have a lot of expletives. You have been warned.

Graphics wise, this is one of those games that proves that graphics are not especially important to create a good game. Crush Your Enemies has graphics that would fit in perfectly with 8-bit games, but, somehow, the game is rather fun to play. The cutscenes are fun to watch, but can be skipped if you don’t need to observe them.


Download here (Free)

  1. Galawars

Galawars is a games with a view to check your skills at recognising patterns and locating gaps. The aim is simple: get your spaceship from the lowest of the display screen to the pinnacle. But, blocking off your manner, are a number of obstacles that preserve moving, continuously. You want to time the launch of your spaceship in this type of manner that it doesn’t collide with any of the objects as it moves up the display screen. The barriers hold increasing in wide variety as you development in the game, making Galawars one of the extra challenging video games i have played in an extended at the same time as.


Download here (Free)

  1. FIE Swordplay

FIE Swordplay is a fencing game. You play as a member in a fencing championship. The game starts by teaching you the basic movements you can do, and then teaches you how to attack your opponent and parry their attacks. I didn’t expect it, but the game is slightly addictive, and definitely fun, especially if you like sword-fights. The graphics are good, and the movement of the players is really well done. The game is featured in the App Store’s “New Games We Love” section, and playing it will tell you exactly why.


Download here (Free)

Foray Into Another World With Games

Games can be the portal to different worlds, all inside your iPhone. The next time you are bored, or just searching to refresh yourself for a bit, make sure you try out the games I mentioned in this article. If I was to pick one game that I would definitely recommend to everyone, I’d say Klocki. The puzzle game is a lot of fun, and can easily keep you occupied for a long time. Minimal in design, and without too many features, Klocki is one game that will never cause cognitive overload, and will absolutely refresh you (unless what you need to be refreshed from is solving puzzles… then, go with something like Batman: Arkham Underworld).


About the author

Venkatesan Prabu

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.