When it comes to games on the iPhone or iPad, we prefer strategy to anything else. There’s some charm about strategy games that mindless virtual bloodshed and flapping birds don’t have, irrespective of how addictive they can get.

Here’s a collection of some of the coolest strategy games for the iPhone/iPad. Read on and to add to the list, tell us your favorite games too.

Best iPhone & iPad Strategy Games

#1. Autumn Dynasty

Autumn Dynasty iPhone and iPad Game IconThis finger-friendly real-time strategy game is set in feudal China where players direct a varied force to victory across a wide range of terrain types in a single-player campaign or in skirmish mode. Commands are made with a variety of gestures, each leaving a stylish calligraphic trail.

Autumn Dynasty is the certainly one of the best-designed real time strategy games in recent times.

Price: $6.99
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Also Read: Best Turn Based Strategy Games for iPhone & iPad

#2. Devil’s Attorney

Devil's Attorney iPhone and iPad Game IconThis strategic law game revolves around a skeezy lawyer called Max McMann who unfolds his charisma and tweaks logic to dismantle law suits against shady characters to earn profits and deck up his apartment. With solid game mechanics, this game has a colorful cartoony art style, and great voice acting. With all its strategy and everything, there are some really funny dialogues.

Price: $1.99
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Also Read: Best MMORPGs for iPhone

#3. Plants vs. Zombies™ 2

Plants vs. Zombies 2 iPhone and iPad Game IconPlants vs. Zombies is a legendary game, nothing short of bizarre, where you must protect your backyard from zombies. The zombies keep getting smarter, and challenge your reaction speed and strategy. Plant food can be collected to super-charge any plant when things get especially hairy.

Plants vs. Zombies 2 is a fun colourful package which offers great gameplay!

Price: Free
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#4. Star Command

Star Command iPhone and iPad Game IconWith a Retro pixel art style, Star Command is a sci-fi strategy game where players take command of a spaceship and recruit a crew, upgrade facilities, and embark on intergalactic adventures that usually end in a firefights with aliens. This game is for you if you’re looking for a light hearted and fun game with a long term progression.

Price: $2.99
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#5. Worms3

Worms3 iPhone and iPad Game IconA class (touch-friendly) turn based strategic shooting game where players build up a team of squeaky-voiced invertebrates armed to the teeth in order to blast their opponents to smithereens. Deploy unlikely machinery to steadily progress in the game! The animations are worth thumbs up and this is one game you are guaranteed to enjoy regardless of age! Ridiculous warfare at its best!

Price: $4.99
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