You would have seen people being extremely busy playing games on iPhone for hours, but never been able to find out the best game apps for yourself. Well, in this article we have described some of the 30 best game apps in different categories.

Part 1: 10 Most Addictive Game Apps for iPhone

There are several gaming apps for iPhone that keeps a player hooked, wanting them to play a level more or a minute more each time they need to quit the game.

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Candy Crush

Free

It’s a really addictive match-in-3 games that is one of the sweetest game ever and has gained lots of popularity. With easy and fun levels to play and exciting graphics, the game has several adventurous levels with magical boosters.

Pros:
• The games score or updates can be shared on social networking sites.
• Very brightly colored screen and display, that makes playing interesting.

Cons:
• Full game features can be unlocked only when connected to the internet.
• Some of the levels seem quite similar.

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Angry Birds

£0.69

The game is based on catapulting genre; it’s a fun and simplistic design that makes the players addicted. The game is all about taking the revenge on the pigs who stole the eggs of Angry Birds. It’s addicting and great fun for kids and grownups.

Pros:
• Allowing social interactions while playing games.
• Can turn off the in-app purchase feature.

Cons:
• Some of the special characters like Mighty Eagle needs to be purchased within the app.
• The gaming is directly linked to social media sites suitable for kids above 13 yrs only.

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Cut the Rope

£1.99

Cut the rope is one of those games that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. You can enjoy the game with your family and the challenges in each level are sure to hook you to your phone for hours. The aim of the game is to cut the rope to feed the monster. The game is really exciting and great fun.

Pro:
• The game is simple enough for the kids to complete each level and move to the next level.
• Several new updates and superpowers.

Cons:
• Speed and precision are very important in the game.

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Limbo

£2.99

Limbo is an amazing game that needs analyzing the situation to overcome the hurdle on the way of the character in a dark night. With easy to play controls, you will always love to come back to play this game again and again.

Pros:
• The dark background and the night scene of the game makes you feel like the character travelling in the dark in woods.

Cons:
• Sometimes very confusing and can make you frustrated if you can’t find your way to overcome the hurdle.

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FruitNinja

£0.69

Fruit Ninja is yet another action packed game with new characters from the world of Fruitasia. The game sharpens your fruit slicing skills and you can learn to play and multi slice the fruits with sword like a Ninja. The game is addictive enough to hold you long while you practice your Ninja skills.

Pros:
• Timing and precision is one of the most important factor in this game.
• In-app purchases allow you to buy new blades during the game.

Cons:
• Though the game is very exciting, sometimes it can be boring for those not too keen on performing repetitive tasks.

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Plants Vs Zombies2

Free

The Plants Vs Zombies 2 is the sequel to fun and action packed game and aims at keeping the zombies off your lawn. The game requires devising strategies and ways to supercharge your plants and keep the zombies at bay. Amazing concept and simple finger controls that guarantee hours of fun.

Pros:
• Many new plants and zombies in the edition to keep you hooked.
• There are several new and exciting levels to play in different worlds.

Cons:
• The levels could be really difficult at times and that could lead to boredom.
• Might get difficult to move up the levels without using the power ups.

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White Tiles 4 (Don’t Touch the White Tile)

Free

As the name reads, the thumb rule of the game is to avoid touching the white tiles in the game. In the beginning it might look simple, but as the game progresses and with the increasing speed, it becomes difficult to avoid the white tiles and touch only the other color tiles.

Pros:
• The game has more than 91 modes and all are addicting.
• Now you can experience more fun with social media support.

Cons:
• The past paced game could be annoying for small kids.

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Tiny Wings

£0.69

Tiny Wings is a fun game and the plot is around a little bird with tiny wings that hasn’t learnt to fly yet. The bird jumps from the hill, tries flapping wings to fly and reach home before it gets dark.

Pros:
• The game has great graphics and cute game plot.
• Tiny Wings has two modes to play, ‘Day Trip’ and ‘Flight School’.

Cons:
• The time burglar is not great within the game.

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Temple Run

Free

Its one of those best running games that is seriously addicting and you will love playing every single second of it. With simple to use swipe and tilt controls, you can seamlessly play and concentrate on the game. You can run and keep collecting the power ups and the series of running, jumping, sliding and tilting makes you feel like the real character within the game.

Pros:
• Simple to use controls and easy to understand instructions.
• You can choose from up to 7 different characters.

Cons:
• If you don’t enjoy much of action, then the game could soon turn out boring for you.
• Most of the emphasis of the game is on running.

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Puzzles and Dragons

Free

This game is a great combination of Match 3 puzzle coupled with fun of collecting monsters. There are lots of fun and power elements in the game enticing you and wanting to play more. As a game rule, you need to match 3 or more orbs to attack your enemies.

Pros:
• The game is free to play, however in-app purchases are available to improve your gaming experience.
• Play the game in real-time.

Cons:
• Need to buy magic stones to revive.
• There are more than 700 monsters to collect, so if you want to quickly collect all the monsters, then it could be frustrating at times.

Part 2: 10 Best Puzzle Game Apps for iPhone

Below mentioned are some of the best puzzles available in iPhone that are also quite addicting.

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Tetris Blitz

Free

Tetris Blitz is a fun and fast paced game that can keep you hooked for several hours. You can also choose to race against two minutes clock to stack up and clear many lines to increase your personal games.

Pros:
• Available to play in several languages including English, Chinese, French, German and many others.
• Play Head-to-Head Blitz battle with other players too with new controls.

Cons:
• Sometimes the levels can be very fast that are beyond control of the new users.

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Triple Town

Free

Triple Town is a really fun and addictive puzzle that let you grow a really great city. You can earn the points based on the city size. While trying to increase the city size by putting up three or more game pieces together, you would be challenged to play against the bears trying to block the progress of the development.

Pros:
• Free game to enjoy.

Cons:
• Only 1 free map to play.
• When you run out of moves, you need to wait for a while to replenish it for free.

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Trid

Free

The app allows you to look at the pattern and recreate them as soon as possible. Players also earn extra scores upon completion of a puzzle that can be used as extra time in the next level.

Pro:
• Allows you to share your scores and rankings on social media.
• This app is absolutely free and no in app purchases required.

Cons:
• Sharing the scores on social media sites.

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The Impossible Line

Free

The simple looking app really gets complicated when the invisible obstacles and moving objects show up and disappears when you touch the screen again. As a challenge of the game, you need to move around in the chalkboard while avoiding the obstacles.

Pros:
• The in-app purchases can be restricted using device settings.
• Contains more than 300 levels

Cons:
• Too many ads while playing the game.

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Dots

Free

It’s a casual, fun and addictive puzzle game that gets one hooked for hours. The challenge is to line up similar color dots while racing against the time within limited moves.

Pros:
• You can also choose to play against your friends in multiplayer options.
• Several modes like timed, moves, endless and challenges.

Cons:
• The game doesn’t really need lots of analytical skills or using your brain power.
• Though the game has several features, it’s still a pretty simple game.

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Puzzle Craft

Free

This game is a most addictive puzzle game that aims at farming, collecting taxes, hiring workers and more. With this game, you will take control of the population while helping them settle down in the city.

Pros:
• The game has several great features.
• Puzzle Craft has features of empire building game and a favorite of those who love to play match three puzzles.

Cons:
• The game has endless option and takes long time to finish the game.

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QatQi

Free

It’s a great free word puzzle game. The challenge of the game is to link the letters together and uncovering bonuses. The game is easy to learn, visually appealing and the background music is soothing and inspiring.

Pros:
• Allows comparing personal score with others across the globe.
• Sharing the screenshots of high scoring words in social media sites.

Cons:
• The level of the game turns difficult as the weekdays progress from Monday to Sunday.

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Flow Free

Free

Flow Free is yet another addictive game that needs the player to connect the matching colour dots and pair all colours to create a flow while avoiding the pipes to cross or overlap each other.

Pros:
• More than 1 K free levels with more than 10 different board sizes that can keep you engaged for hours together.
• You can track your completion in Free Play mode.

Cons:
• Not found.

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Hundreds

£2.99

A great design and a fantastic puzzle that needs you to think quickly and move your fingers quickly to clear each level of puzzle. The challenge is to grow the numbers without letting them collide to save the level. It’s a multi-touch puzzle that stimulates the brain and is worth the price of acquiring the app.

Pros:
• The app is compatible with most iPhones and all iPad’s.

Cons:
• While growing the numbers, the collision results in end of the game and one would need to start all over again. This could be frustrating at times.

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Chip Chain

Free

The challenge of the game is to match at least 3 poker chips, to continue playing. During the game, you can earn gems to buy powerful chips or more powerful cards. The game is really fun and addictive that also needs quick and forward thinking.

Pros:
• Can earn or buy the gems and once unlocked you can play on those levels forever.
• Play games with other friends online.

Cons:
• Out of the four game modes, short, long, timed and daily only 2 will be unlocked. Others can be purchased in app.
• Sometimes if you are short of gems to unlock extra level, you would need to buy them.

Part 3: 10 Best Game Apps for Kids

Below mentioned are some of the great apps of kids that stimulates them and keep them engaged too.

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Little Luna_Big Talent

$2.99

It is a fantastic interactive book for kids allowing them to visit places and do different things within the app. There are several exciting tasks in the app and with the narration available in different languages; young kids can enjoy the book.

Pros:
• The app is a dynamic, open-ended and interactive book allowing kids to do lots of things.
• The background music is very nice.

Cons:
• The book is only targeted at toddlers and young kids.

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Buff Knight_RPG Runner

$0.99

Buff Knight is a 2D Pixel RPG Runner game, with 2 different gameplay modes and 2 different characters to choose from within the game. Buff Knight is an action packed game with simple, easy to use controls that can make the kids excited wanting to play several times.

Pros:
• The players can get their names to Hall of fame.

Cons:
• The game contains fighting and killing the monsters and may not be suitable for some kids.
• Need to connect in social media to enter into Hall of Fame contest.

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CookieMonster’s Challenge

$2.99

The game is an ideal choice for kids between age group 3 – 5 years. While the aim of the game is to deliver cookies to the monster, it also challenges them by practicing self-control, problem-solving, memory and with many others skills. There are in all 10 games with 9 levels.

Pro:
• Allows creating up to 3 separate profiles.
• Children can decorate their own cookies before delivery to the monster.

Cons:
• The game is also really addicting and kids might spend hours playing on this app.
• Though the game is designed for 3 – 5 years kids, but some of the kids in this age category seeking more action and fun, might find the game little boring.

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Tidy Up

Free

The game is ideal for small kids to teach them the important of clean house and cleanliness around them. The game contains more than 50 objects that need tidying up and there are many free puzzles to play.

Pros:
• Very entertaining game with clean and easy to use graphics.
• Introduces the kids and toddlers to cleaning and tidying up.

Cons:
• Some kids may need help in identifying the small things among the mess in the house.

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Thinkrolls

$2.99

The game comprises of series of mazes designed to strengthen the observation, problem solving, reasoning and memory skills that sets the mind of the children in motion and helps in understanding of several principals of physics like force buoyancy, heat, elasticity and others. Easy mode of this game is suitable for kids aged 5 and under, and Hard mode for 5 Yrs to 8 Yrs.

Pros:
• Nice graphics and easy to play interface.
• Enhances the analytical skills of the kids, while trying to find out the best solutions to move to next level.

Cons:
• The successive levels are much more difficult than the initial levels.
• Since the game is really addictive, the kids might want to spend lot of time playing on this app.

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Gozoa: The Key Quest

$1.99

Gozoa is a great combination of an educational and a gaming app that has fun packed for kids from 6 – 11 yrs age. The app has several magical obstacles and mathematical problem solving games that stimulates and encourages them to return and solve problems to earn more stars and diamonds.

Pros:
• enhances skills in mathematical concepts and reading digital clocks.
• The kids are motivated by rewarding them with stars and diamond.

Cons:
• Limited number of practice areas.

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Holidays_4 Funny Christmas Games for Kids

$1.99

A fun packed game app loaded with 4 funny Christmas games to keep your kids busy during the Christmas holidays. The app also offers different holiday settings to choose from.

Pros:
• Allows choosing the holiday settings from Easter, Halloween or Xmas.
• Encourages and enhances the logic and problem solving skills.

Cons:
• The app is specially designed for 4 – 7 yrs only.
• Limited number of games.

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Shape Arts: Geometry Creations

$2.99

The app is highly addictive and with several puzzles in this app, the kids will never get bored again. Ranked high on quality, education, value and child friendliness, this app is a great choice for stimulating the kid’s thinking process.

Pros:
• Easy to drag and drop puzzle pieces makes it fun to play the game.
• The app allows the kids to try existing puzzles and create their own.

Cons:
• Not found.

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Lego Harry Potter: Years1 – 4 Years

$4.99

The game comprises of more than 40 levels based on Harry Potter books. The game is a fresh app combining the story of Harry Potter with kids much favorite Lego characters and models.

Pros:
• While playing the game the kids feel excited with stunning graphics and great touch screen controls.
• Choose over 100 characters while playing including Harry Potter and Ron Weasley.

Cons:
• The app is based only on first 4 books of Harry Potter.
• Could be boring for kids above 5 yrs or those who are not aware of Harry Potter stories.

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Tiger & Elpho in Animal Land

$1.99

The app is specially designed for very young children aiming at independent learning while at play. Comprised of 4 games in 1 app, the little ones can remain busy for long hours playing memory games, spotting the difference, puzzles and tic-tac-toe.

Pros:
• Parent control sections.
• Allows multi-player gaming.

Cons:
• No reading skills required in the app, which would otherwise be an add-on for the young learners.

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