While your iPhone and iPad has numerous features to keep you engaged, we still have a particular space for gaming. While most successful games come from renowned brands, Indie games have their charm and fan base. If you too love trying your hands on them and find them more creative and engaging, here’s a list of best Indie games for iPhone.
- Mini Metro
- Super Stickman Golf 2
- Monument Valley
- The Room
- Punchin & Kickin
- Space Team
- Thomas Was Alone
- Alto’s Adventure
1. Mini Metro
The sublime subway simulation game has been rated 4.9 by almost 21,000 users on App Store; it has earned numerous accolades through different award programs. The game allows you to create a metro map for a continually growing city. And you get to do this through 20 real-world cities. To further make it engaging, you can scroll through three different playing modes, including Normal, Endless, and Extreme, to gauge the difficulty and creativity levels.
Ranked at number 7 in card games, the gameplay lets you make the right decision by swiping request cards to the right and left. Throughout the game, you’d receive numerous requests from your advisors, peasants, allies, and enemies. You’ll have to decide while maintaining a balance between the influential factions of your kingdom. Feel the royalty and be benevolent or malevolent. You are the king. You make a decision.
3. Super Stickman Golf 2
Play across 30 different mini golf courses with your customizable characters in two different multiplayer modes and mark your way to perfection. The game was ranked in “App Store Best of 2013”. With every course that comes your way, challenges, and obstacles keep changing. Find a smart way to cross all the hurdles and creatively engaging courses. The game supports local multiplayer over Bluetooth.
Price: Free (In-App Purchases start from $0.99)
4. Monument Valley
The game will grasp your attention and make you fall in love with its mesmerizing design when you open it. Having won Apple Design Award 2014, the gameplay lets you manipulate eye-grabbing architecture and guide a princess’s way through it. The game’s easy to play and features a mesmerizing design to keep you engaging throughout.
5. The Room
Enter the beautiful 3D world of puzzles with this mystery locked game. With every passing level, you’ll have to unleash a new fold of your brain and define an ‘out of the box’ approach. The game’s pretty engaging with wisely defined puzzles having hidden answers. It would be best if you were attentive enough to notice them.
6. Punchin & Kickin
The highly addictive arcade game will take you off with its simplicity. The gameplay requires you to knock off your enemies through a high and low attack. The more enemies you defeat, the more difficult it gets. The fascinating game will keep you glued at every stage and make you upgrade your punches and skills to attain the final victory.
Price: Free (AD Free Unlock – $0.99)
The little puzzle game is simple and intriguing. While you’d be making your way through by clearing the puzzle, you will be accompanied by beautiful background music. Though it involves numbers, you don’t have to be a mathematician to pass-through level. Just a little alertness with a ‘go-ahead’ approach will make you the winner.
The cooperative party game lets 2-8 players play together using their own devices. Once the game begins, you’ll receive time-sensitive instructions, which you’ll have to coordinate with your teammates. Remember, failing to do so will make the ship fall prone to explosion. Don’t forget the primary motive; you have to outrun an exploding star.
Price: Free (Unlock App Upgrades – $2.99)
9. Thomas Was Alone
Surprisingly, it may sound that Thomas is a curious rectangle trying to find its existence in a strange world. The immersive and emotional journey is bifurcated into 100 engaging levels. While the game initially debuts with PS3, playing it on iPhone and iPad is still a charm. There’s no way that you won’t attach with the story and beautiful narration done by Danny Wallace.
10. Alto’s Adventure
Ranked at number 8 in sports, the game will let you brim through a promising adventurous journey. Listed in the best iPhone Apps in 2015 by Mashable, it has earned many accolades for its intuitive interface and engaging gameplay. The physics-based gameplay will take you to a mesmerizingly serene snowboarding odyssey.
It features dynamic lighting and weather effects to serve you with real-life snowboarding experience. The smartly crafted 180 goals will keep you engaged till last.
The Best Indie Games to Play on iPhone or iPad
Have you experienced playing any of these games? If not, are you planning to try hands on any of these? Or you have some other Indie game on your crush list? Do let me know in the comment section.
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