Best Arcade Games for iPhone/iPad: Addictive Games for Passionate Gamers

Once you start playing any game from the list, you won’t put your iPhone or iPad aside, except for charging your device. Enjoy playing powerful and interactive arcade games on your iDevice.

Arcade games are one of the primary sources of entertainment for kids who were raised during the 1970s and the subsequent two decades. In the later part of the 1990s, the games saw the decline; today, electronic gadgets allow you to play arcade games.

We have listed some of the popular arcade games you can play on your iPhone and iPad. If you are from Generation X, it will be a trip down memory lane to experience oldies like video games, pinball machines, electro-mechanical games, redemption games or merchandisers. And for young users, it is fun to play games like Subway Surfers, Jetpack Joyride, Fruit Ninja and more.

Sponsored Links

Best iPhone and iPad Arcade Games

Best Arcade Games for iPhone/iPad

#1. Candy Crush Saga

Candy Crush Saga Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

This has become a household name as you must have received at least hundred requests on your Facebook profile to play this game with your friends. The game takes you through wonderlands, mysterious places and meeting deliciously kookie characters. Challenge your friends to score higher than you; the game is absolutely free to play. You can switch off the payment feature if you are asked to buy in-game items like extra moves or lives.

Price: Free
Download Candy Crush Saga

Sponsored Links

#2. Temple Run

Temple Run Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Temple Run is a favorite among kids. It is one of the most exciting running games in the App Store. Test your running skills while you are racing down temple walls and steep cliffs. During your run, you will find some obstacles which can be avoided with the swipe. Buy power-ups by collecting coins and see how far you can go. Temple Run is popular as the best endless running game in the App Store. Enjoy the fast and frenzied iPhone experience.

Price: Free
Download Temple Run

#3. Subway Surfers

Subway Surfers Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Sponsored Links

Even the kids would love to play Subway Surfers on iPhone. Run as fast as you can and save yourself from the fast coming trains – this is the simple way to play this game on your iPhone and iPad. On your run, collect coins and other cool stuff to increase your score. If you get Shoes on the way, it will be great fun to jump on the trains and other obstacles. Hoverboard Surfing is especially loved by kids.

Price: Free
Download Subway Surfers

#4. Angry Birds

Angry Birds Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Arguably one of the best games for kids and adults alike to keep them busy. Angry Birds is a game that has around ten different variants – Angry Birds (Paid), Angry Birds Go!, Angry Birds Rio, Angry Birds Star Wars Free, Angry Birds Star Wars II, Angry Birds Space, Angry Birds Friends, Angry Birds Star Wars, Angry Birds POP! – Bubble Shooter, Angry Birds Seasons, etc. In this free version, the story is about taking revenge on the green pigs who stole the Birds’ eggs. You will have 175 unlockable levels to unleash the destructive power of the Angry Birds.

Sponsored Links

Price: Free
Download Angry Birds

#5. Hill Climb Racing

Hill Climb Racing Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Hill Climbing Racing presents eye-soothing background and colors that will capture your attention. It is about a young uphill racer, who is on a journey that takes him to a bumpy ride. Defying the laws of physics, our racer Newton Bill will conquer the highest hills up on the moon. During the steep climbing of hills, you will face many challenges; if you can tackle the challenges, you will get bonuses and coins to upgrade your car and reach even higher distances.

Price: Free
Download Hill Climb Racing

Sponsored Links

#6. Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

If the slicing fruit is your favorite pastime, Fruit Ninja is your game for sure. Go further and explore the nuances of three different modes like Classic, Zen, and Arcade; the last one is quite popular among users. Want to swing your blades for multiple times? Go for the multi-slice Pomegranate, or you can use power-ups and special bananas to the full effect. Unleash your power to swing your blade and enjoy Fruit Ninja!

Price: $1.99
Download Fruit Ninja

#7. Toy Blast

Toy Blast Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Toy Blast can also be slotted into puzzle game as the user has to match two or more blocks of the same color to remove the level and collect the stuck toys. However, this is not as easy as it sounds because your moves are limited. The game can be addictive once you use your talent to solve puzzles. Just bust the blocks and enjoy this colorful adventure. You don’t have to crush candies, break diamonds, crunch cookies or farm.

Price: Free
Download Toy Blast

#8. Bowling King

Bowling King Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

This one is the best multiplayer bowling game that can be played on The Internet – it could be the only disadvantage of Bowling King. The game features intuitive tap and swipes control and beautiful bowling alleys from Las Vegas, New York, Sydney, Paris and other cities. Display your class with more than 60 bowling balls, 27 pins, and lanes. While playing with your friends, you can win millions of chips; moreover, you can bowl together with your friends from anywhere, anytime.

Price: Free
Download Bowling King

#9. Soccer Stars

Soccer Stars Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Indulge in online table soccer matches all over the world! Soccer Stars boasts simple gameplay and excellent physics to boost your competitive style. You can challenge your competitors in different tiers from different countries. You can also play the game against your friends. You will be required to log in to your Facebook account to challenge your friends. If you don’t have internet access, you can play offline with your friend on the same device.

Price: Free
Download Soccer Stars

#10. Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride Arcade iPhone and iPad Game Screenshot

Jetpack Joyride is an award-winning game from Fruit Ninja. The game is now updated to support retina display of your new iPad. Jetpack Joyride takes you to a secret laboratory of evildoers who are developing a jetpack. And the hero Barry Steakfries secretly enters the lab to take that jetpack. Once Barry gets hold of the jetpack, touch the screen to ascend and leave to descend. Save him from bullets, bubbles, rainbows, and lasers.

Price: Free
Download Jetpack Joyride

So, which one you played the most from above list? Do share your pick with us in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

Latest Articles

14 Must-Have Travel Accessories for iPhones in 2019

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. It has to face the vagaries of nature and...

New Shows on Netflix March 2019: Best Time Killing Shows to Entertain Yourself

The streaming giant Netflix has never disappointed us with new TV shows coming every month. February 2019 proved that and the list of new...

New Movies on Netflix March 2019: List of Never-Ending Entertainment

Movies on Netflix in Feb 2019 were amazing and looking at the list, new movies on Netflix March 2019 is no different. It looks...

Best Drones of 2019: Fly High in the Sky Without Wings

Drones are the new cool gadgets, and they are indeed here to stay. Right from playing on the farm or doing professional photography, drones...