Best Action Games for iPhone and iPad in 2020

Aside from their fame for remarkable daily productivity, the iPhone and iPad are also fantastic platforms to have pretty good gaming fun. With gazillions of stunning game apps available at the App Store and plenty of exciting ones keep coming every day, you always have something out-of-the-box to try out. Just in case you have a great liking for power-packed games, take a quick look at these best iPhone action games to cheer up your gaming time with infinite joy.

These action games for iOS are endowed with spectacular graphics, excellent gameplay and have got everything to push you back to the wall. They provide you all the options to go full-throttle against your opponents, showcasing your masterclass or cash-in-on a lot of rewards to be the ultimate winner. Furthermore, you also have the option to fine-tune your character to look more flamboyant. Let’s swim across to navigate through the top 10 action games for iPhone and iPad!

#1. Marvel Contest of Champions

Marvel Contest of Champions Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

There is nothing more fascinating than a superhero combat game, which is what Marvel Contest of Champions exactly is. You are beckoned by an Elder of The Universe, The Collector, to a challenge of epic scale.

he epic contest is to take on the Marvel supervillain, Kang – The Conqueror. You must battle your way through classic Marvel universe locations and assemble your favorite Marvel superheroes and villains to form a final team of champions. If you are a fan of superheroes, you don’t want to miss this game as it offers extreme fun and action.

Price: Free

#2. Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3 Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Real Racing 3 is claimed to be the top free app in more than 100 countries. The game boasts of as many as 170 fascinating vehicles from well-known manufacturers like Ford, McLaren, Aston Martin and more. There are 18 real tracks from famous worldwide locations such as Silverstone, Le Mans, Dubai Autodrome and more.

With 8-player and cross-platform available, you will have a great time playing car racing game. You can take part in more than 4000 events to showcase your superiority. With the use of the huge collection of paints, you also have the option to customize your car to your best liking.

Price: Free

#3. Modern Combat 5 Blackout

Modern Combat 5 Blackout Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Gameloft’s Modern Combat 5: Blackout is a realistic version of the first-person shooter iOS series. Although it may have striking similarities to Call of Duty, it vastly contains novel ideas that can contribute great entertainment to the users.

This installment of Modern Combat has splendid graphics, a thrilling plot along with multiplayer mode. Designed with a new class system that comes with highly customizable options, Modern Combat 5 is one of the best first-person shooter games for your iPhone and iPad.

Price: Free

#4. Vainglory

Vainglory Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

If you are a fan of the multiplayer online battle arena, then Super Evil Megacorp’s Vainglory should not skip your attention. It is a beautifully designed multiplayer strategy game with heaps of lively characters to play with.

It consists of eye-catching graphics and presents brilliant gameplay. You must confront your enemy in a 3-on-3 battle, working through war horses, miserable cronies, and tanks to destroy their center of operations.

Price: Free

#5. Gangster New Orleans

Gangster New Orleans Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Gangster New Orleans is a fabulous action adventure. The game demands you of defending your turfs and raiding others. Go all out to claim your turf and give your opponents a massive fight.

There are a lot of customization options to create a dynamic character. You have the option to equip and evolve tons of weapons to crush your enemies. With the captivating AAA graphics and befitting soundtrack, you will enjoy your game for long.

Price: Free

#6. Shadow Fight 2

Shadow Fight 2 Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Shadow Fight 2 is a terrific fusion of RPG and classic fighting. To thrash your enemies, you need to equip your character with lethal weapons and powerful armor sets. As demon bosses are very dangerous, you will have to be at your very best to demolish them.

The magnificent fighting interface, animation system coupled with intuitive controls, the game has got everything that it takes to thrill your adventure. There are six different worlds with deadly demons to battle against. To ensure you are able to defeat your enemies, you can customize your character with swords.

Price: Free

#7. Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

“Super Mario Run” is a delightful endless running game. It provides an all-new kind of Mario game to play. To get on top of the game, all you have to do is control Mario by tapping. As the jumping jack keeps on running, you have to time your tap to perfection to help it pull off magnificent jumps, wall jumps as well as mid-air spins. Since Nintendo provides plenty of replayability, you will love to take a shot at your targets time and again.

What’s more, you can unlock hidden coins on each of the 24 courses and also be able to unearth hidden characters to bolster your reputation.

There is an awesome World Tour Mode that has multiplayer toad rally and Kingdom Builder in which you will have to power up your own Mushroom Kingdom. You are allowed to play the first few levels for free. Then after, you can unlock all the features with a one-time purchase of $9.99.

Price: Free

#8. Sonic Dash 2

Sonic Dash 2 Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

This thrilling adventure is a must have for the folks who are extremely fond of the fast-paced game. Boasting of unpredictable courses and fabulous swipe controls, Sonic Dash can prove to be enormously addictive even for a casual gamer. This infinite runner game features awesome 3D world, plenty of challenges and interesting game play.

There is a new team play mode that allows you to race with up to three characters. You can swap runners mid-race to get high scores. Besides, you will also collect, evolve and run along with new sprites.

Price: Free

#9. Zombieville USA 2

Zombieville USA 2 Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Zombieville USA 2 is a shooter game containing 2-D level graphics and a good share of animated blood that’s vivid, but not violent. You have to combat hordes of zombies to terminate them using an astounding armory at your disposal. Due to this reason, it is better if you don’t allow children to your house to play this game.

You can buy most of the weapons with the in-game cash as you advance. But, there is no option within the app to buy cash within the game in exchange for the real money. It is integrated with the game center to share your high scores.

Price: $0.99

#10. Zenonia 5

Zenonia 5 Action iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

I find “Zenonia 5” very much related to a classic film in which a hero rises from the ruins to take on the corrupted rich. It presents a fantastic action RPG (role-playing game) that allows you to showcase your heroics by bashing the ones who look down at the poor with utter disdain.

The game has four distinct heroes named Wizard, Paladin, Mechanic, and Berserker. Each one of them is blessed with unmatched skill and strength. You can customize and level up the heroes to make them even more powerful. Take on the challenge to prove why your Superman is far more accomplished than others!

Price: Free

Your Favorite Action Game?

Action games are one of the most popular categories at the App Store. Personally, I like action-adventure as well as fast-paced games a lot.

The ones loaded with enormous challenges appeal me too. Which one of these games have you chosen? Let us know your feedback in the comments below.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
The founder of iGeeksBlog, Dhvanesh, is an Apple aficionado, who cannot stand even a slight innuendo about Apple products. He dons the cap of editor-in-chief to make sure that articles match the quality standard before they are published.



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