Top iPhone Games on App Store

Apple’s iPhone series has always been known for quality and class in applications and with each passing year, the apps are becoming more innovative, the games being no exception. From First Person Shooters and Role Playing Games to casual puzzle games and classics the likes of Tetris, there isn’t a genre iPhone game developers haven’t explored. Heck, even a version of the popular “Street Fighter IV” VS Fighter has made it to the smartphone and apparently, it’s not bad at all.

So here i have compiled a list of some of the Top iPhone Games on App Store that have been greatly appreciated by players and reviewers alike.

Angry Birds

Angry Birds’s Angry Birds is one of the best-selling iPhone games in the App Store. The objective of the game is to eliminate the pigs in each level with a variety of “Angry Birds”, each with a unique ability, launched at their green nemeses via a slingshot. The physics-based gameplay is simple and extremely addictive and the sounds are just hilarious. Price: $0.99.



EA deserves much applause for bringing everyone’s favorite classic mobile game to the iPhone. Tetris comes with an assortment of new playing modes and despite the relatively high price tag, is currently among the most downloaded games in the App Store with over a million downloads and counting. Price $4.99.

Doodle Jump

Doodle Jump

Lima Sky claims that its platform-jumping game, Doodle Jump, is “Insanely Addictive”, and rightly so. The game is known for its high replay value, piquing greater interest each time it is played. Doodle Jump uses the iPhone’s accelerometer to guide its lime-green protagonist left and right as it moves towards higher platforms. Price: $0.99.



Originally developed for the PC by PopCap, Peggle has gained much popularity as an iPhone app. It is a casual puzzle game that presents the player with the task of shooting down pegs with a limited number of balls. AppVee’s Erik Fikkert labels it “a shining example of what we should be expecting in iPhone games as far as quality, sound and replay value” are concerned. Price: $4.99.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

GTA - Chinatown Wars

Rockstar’s GTA franchise is pure genius, quality and fun galore and Chinatown Wars is no exception. The game, like all other GTA titles, guarantees hours of quality, free-roaming gameplay even after the gripping storyline is complete. It was originally released for Nintendo DS and PSP. Price: $9.99.

Zen Bound

Zen Bound

Secret Exit’s Zen Bound is a unique puzzle game that involves looping a rope around irregularly shaped 3D objects with the aim of covering the objects’ surface with as little rope as possible. Owing to its unique gameplay, Zen Bound earned the honor of “Excellence in 3D” in the 5th Internation Mobile Gaming Awards in 2008. Price: $4.99

Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid

Rolando 2

Sequel to ngmoco’s much-admired “Rolando”, Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid has received even greater acclaim than its forerunner. The object of the game remains the same – guiding the Rolandos to safety through various levels. The high price tag on the game is justified by its unique, non-linear gameplay, great graphics and quality sound. Price: $9.99.

Fruit ninja

Fruit Ninja

Halfbrick Studios really nailed it with the gameplay that governs Fruit Ninja. The game is the definition of innovation, the object being to slice fruit as it balloons onto the screen while avoiding the occasional bombs thrown in. The game provides its users with hours of addictive, fruit-slicing fun for a price of just $0.99.

Plants Vs Zombies

Plants vs Zombies

PopCap’s Plants Vs Zombies for the iPhone is a tower defense game that takes a funny angle on the zombie invasion concept. The player is to protect his home from a zombie onslaught with an arsenal of – get this – plants. The game is a port of the original PC version. Price: $2.99.

N.O.V.A – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance


First Person Shooters don’t really go well with the iPhone. Gameloft’s N.O.V.A., however, is an exception. With a Halo-like gameplay, great graphics and fantastic sound, the game is arguably the finest iPhone FPS out there and a must buy for all fans of the genre. Price: $6.99.

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