iPad real-time multiplayer games can be hours of fun and addiction depending on the gameplay and the folks you compete against, in real-time. There are dozens (if not more) of these games on the App Store but not every game is as exciting as some of them.

We didn't try to make up the list out of purely serious games here. We tried adding a few light-hearted games like Fun Run and some mind-activators like Chess. Take a look at the list and add your favorites in the comments!

Best Real-time Multiplayer iPad Games

Best Real-time Multiplayer Games for iPad and iPhone

#1. Order & Chaos Online

Order & Chaos Online iPad Game IconI'll be ostracized if I didn't include this game, although I must say: you'll probably not find a real-time multiplayer iPad game list without Order & Chaos. At 1.92 GB, the game is every bit complete in action.

Characters, settings, quests.. boy oh boy – you're looking at a huge world like Minecraft or Sims (I'm not comparing the gameplay folks, so don't sharpen your knives). Boasting of more than 15,000 skills and over 8,000 pieces of equipment, it's designed to let you have enormous fun. You can create up to five different characters to play.

Price: Free
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#2. iSlash Heroes

iSlash Heroes iPad Game IconGot some ninja instincts up your sleeve? Try iSlash! Featuring two exciting modes and 680 extremely challenging levels, it's one of the most addictive games. Fight against evil bosses who are very powerful and destructive. Make the most of your slashing skills to defeat the deadly boss.

Price: Free
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#3. Chess Time

Chess Time iPad Game IconWell, if you aren't specifically thinking about role-playing games, a real-time Chess would probably be more to your liking. Chess Time is the Letterpress for Chess. It matches up players from around the world through the Game Center and gives your gray cells a solid workout. There are multiple chess sets and themes. You can quickly access the history of your recent games and be able to export the screenshots of the game.

Price: Free
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#4. Gin Rummy Plus

Gin Rummy Plus iPad Game IconIt's undoubtedly one of the most popular gin rummy games. The beauty of this game is that it allows you to play live with millions of real players! Invite your friends and play games with them. There are a lot of opportunities to earn bonuses. The leaderboards show where you stand against other players.

Price: Free
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#5. 8 Ball Pool

8 Ball Pool iPad Game Icon“8 Ball Pool” is a fantastic game that offers immense joy. You can play the one-on-one game or take part in a tournament to fight against the top players. You get plenty of opportunities to win trophies. Thanks to a great level system, you are always up against a challenge which you encounter to go ahead. Challenge your friends to join you for a battle and showcase your skill to outsmart him/her!

Price: Free
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#6. Clash Royale

Clash Royale iPad Game IconClash Royale is a fantastic real-time multiplayer game. Defeat the enemy kings and their princesses and capture their tower. Build your own powerful community to dominate the opponents. There is also an option to challenge your friend to a private duel. Earn as many chests as you can to unlock rewards. Win a lot of trophies and be the ultimate player of the game.

Price: Free
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#7. Hide N Seek

Hide N Seek iPad Game Icon“Hide N Seek” may not be as challenging as some of the games mentioned above, but it offers immense fun. As the name itself suggests, you have to hide, and seekers will try to find and catch you. When the seeker shouts your name, you will become the seeker and have to find other players. Each room has 24 players. It allows you to play games with other players from around the world.

Price: Free
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#8. Fun Run – Multiplayer Race

Fun Run iPad Game IconOne of the simplest and purest forms of fun, Fun Run is all yours if you like simple, funny and light games unlike the ones above. It can be played as a real-time online multiplayer game with up to four friends. Be sure to notch up the leaderboard. The concept of the game may be quite straightforward but it's quite entertaining. Amazing graphics coupled with the easy-to-use features make this game absolute fun.

Price: Free
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#9. Virtual Table Tennis

Virtual Table Tennis iPad Game Icon“Virtual Table Tennis” is a real deal for the folks who enjoy playing table tennis. What makes this game so cool is the unique 3D physics. It supports online multiplayer table tennis game series. The design of AI system is in accordance of human behaviors. As a result, it features a number of behaviors such as reaction, speed, endurance, defense.

Price: Free
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#10. Pocket God

Pocket God iPad Game Icon“What kind of god would you be? Benevolent or vengeful?” That's how the game describes itself. Oodles of episodes to play from, Pocket God brings hours of serious fun. It's not specifically designed as a real-time multiplayer game for the iPad like Order & Chaos is but you have the option nonetheless. The Battle of Gods Multiplayer could be very well the mother of all battles if you got tied up with the right folks.

Price: $0.99
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Signing Off

I assume that you have already picked up a few games from this list and are all geared up to take them for a spin. That's really cool! Feel very happy to have helped you discover some nice multiplayer games. Have any feedback for me?

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.
  • Jay Edry

    Why isn’t Battle Run on this list? It’s an awesome real-time multiplayer game!