Every gamer has their own ever-changing list of favorite games (here’s ours), but how do you pass the time with a friend whose preferences are vastly different from yours? We have compiled a list of gaming applications for iPhone and iPad, among which you are sure to find the right entertainment.
You should start with simple arcade games that do not require training and specific skills. Before us is a simulator of the popular board game “Air Hockey”, in which two people take part. There is a rectangular field, a goal, round “sticks” and a puck, the goal is to score as many goals as possible in the opponent’s goal in the allotted time period. You can play both on one device and via Wi-Fi.
Download Air Hockey for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Flick Kick Football
For football fans, we recommend the exciting Flick Kick Football game, the meaning of which is to kick the goal from free kicks. The game has intuitive controls that allow you to deliver both strong direct and twisted shots on goal with a single movement of your finger.
You can play online with real opponents, as well as together on the same device in turn.
Download Flick Kick Football for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Arcade table hockey simulator with teams of two players (goalkeeper and forward). There is a single player campaign, but multiplayer is naturally much more fun. The application costs 149 rubles in the App Store, for an additional fee you can buy original skins of hockey players.
Download Ice Rage for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
8 ball pool
Billiards “eight” with good game physics, multiplayer and online tournaments. The realism of the game is somewhat spoiled by special cues (the best of which are available only after donation), but this does not interfere with playing with friends with appropriate agreements. You can download the application for free.
Download 8 Ball Pool for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
A game familiar to almost every mobile gaming fan. The atmospheric platformer, released several years ago, has gained immense popularity, including for the implementation of the co-op mode. Up to 4 users can play on one device, and at least one player’s character must survive to complete the level.
Overview of BADLAND
Download BADLAND for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
It would be strange if one of the most popular board games in the world was not implemented on mobile platforms. The highest quality “Monopoly” was presented by Marmalade Game Studio. In this version, among other things, the ability to play online “with the whole world” or only with friends has been added.
Unfortunately, the game is not translated into Russian (English).
Download MONOPOLY for iPad (App Store)
Immediately after the release in the App Store, the game was also very popular, but the monotonous gameplay did not allow the developers to further develop the idea. However, you can add some fun to Tiny Wings by installing it on your iPad. Its main difference is the presence of a multiplayer mode that divides the screen in half – now users are not just trying to teach their chick to fly, but also trying to overcome more obstacles than their opponent.
Download Tiny Wings for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Dynamic arcade battles on vehicles (among them: racing cars, SUVs, tanks, monster trucks, etc.) in pixel art graphics. Several battle modes are available, including mini-maps, deathmatch and “sudden death”, you can play with a friend both on Wi-Fi and on the same device. Download Drive Ahead! It’s free, there are in-app purchases.
Download Drive Ahead! for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
In this football and sumo wrestling simulator, playing on the same device with two or four players is the main mode. The characters in Soccer Sumos rotate in place, and the player must press the only control button at the right time to start moving in a straight line. Such minimalism of the gameplay allows you to play even on a smartphone, although for 2v2 matches, the iPad still looks preferable. The price of the application in the App Store is 75 rubles, there are no in-app purchases.
Download Soccer Sumos for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
A console puzzle game that was ported to iOS in 2018 and has already received a lot of positive feedback from gamers. It is noteworthy that the single-player campaign involves the control of two characters, so the cooperative mode of passage suggests itself. The price tag on Death Squared in the App Store is quite high, but the fun you get from the game, and even shared with a friend, is worth it.
Overview of Death Squared.
Download Death Squared for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
As the name implies, the game is a duel between otters, which means that there must be at least two players and two otters. Duel Otters consists of 11 mini-arcades, and the competition in the main mode takes place in the “best of 5” format, that is, victory in the match is awarded to the player who wins three out of five games. Only two users can play simultaneously on one iPhone or iPad, but in general, the competition can be held according to the Olympic system until the best of the company is identified.
Duel Otters is an app designed for kids, so the games here are very simple and require only one finger to control in most cases. This is a simple air hockey, a primitive mixture of baseball and tennis, towns, etc. If you need to distract two or more children for a while, then Duel Otters can easily cope with this task, provided you have at least one smartphone or tablet.
Download Duel Otters for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
A very popular and exciting game for both single player and online multiplayer. The gameplay is a turn-based shootout duel between two characters, each of which aims to hit the enemy by calculating the strength and trajectory of the throw or shot.
The trick is that the game is made with a fair amount of humor, and each of the 60+ characters is interesting in its own way, has its own weapon and unique fatality. For example, a dead cosmonaut Gorsky can throw a somewhat veiled flag of the USSR at the enemy, and as a fatality, he lands on the opponent’s head the likeness of the Soviet satellite Luna-1.
Download Bowmasters for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
The gameplay is in many ways similar to Bowmasters (the same developer Playgendary) and is painfully familiar to all fans of Pocket Tanks and other similar games. The battle takes place between two tanks with a certain set of different charges, from a conventional explosive to an atomic bomb, the location is a destructible random terrain that can be used to gain an advantage (it is much easier to destroy an enemy stuck in a ravine than hiding behind a steep rock).
Download Tank Stars for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Table Tennis Touch
Undoubtedly, the best simulator of this sport in the App Store, which will not leave indifferent even a person who has never approached a tennis table in his life. Just putting a racket under the ball will not work here – to win, you will have to learn how to perform complex cut blows, calculate strength and trajectory, drive an opponent from corner to corner, etc. You can play with a friend on a local network or via the Internet.
Download Table Tennis Touch (App Store)
Worms 2: Armageddon
It is difficult to find a gamer with experience who has never played the legendary “worms”. Remarkably, over the years, Team 17 has been trying to replicate the success of Worms 2: Armageddon, but neither the 3D graphics nor the new weapons can top the 2009 masterpiece. The iOS version offers multiplayer via Bluetooth (up to 4 people) and Wi-Fi (2 people).
Download Worms 2: Armageddon for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (App Store)
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One of the most common and familiar to almost everyone “paper” games for erudition, which previously entertained themselves in boring lessons and lectures. There are several advantages of playing on a smartphone or tablet at once – you can play remotely via the Internet, the application does not skip controversial words (when you add a large number of new words, the dictionary is automatically updated), scoring is done automatically, etc.
Download game Balda for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
The most popular domestic card game, with the basic rules of which absolutely everyone is familiar. The reporting application offers to play the flip and transfer Fool, decks of 24, 36 and 52 cards, with a lot of additional options regarding the rules for tossing cards, the first release, etc. Here you can even try to cheat and cancel erroneous moves – everything is just like in real life.
The game is played with real people at tables for 2-6 people with the possibility of adding friends, participating in online leaderboards, etc.
Download Durak Online for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Naval Battle – timeless tactical classic is presented as an app for iOS devices. The game has an intuitive interface, beautiful design with animation effects.
You can play Sea Battle – Battleship Online both against the computer and online with real players.
Download Sea Battle for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Pocket Tanks Deluxe
An exciting turn-based strategy game for two players. On a small random location, there are two tanks with the widest arsenal and try to inflict maximum damage on each other. The game was very popular on the PC, and now it is successfully conquering mobile platforms. Multiplayer is available in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection mode.
Download Pocket Tanks Deluxe for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
The exciting intellectual and strategic game Grab-a-Word (review) from domestic developers is something between the aforementioned Balda, Scrabble and Go.
The player’s task is to compose words from the available cells with letters and paint them in a certain color. At the same time, the opponent will also get close to your cells. The winner of the game is the one who occupies at least one starting cell of the opponent.
You can play Grab-a-Word in three modes: classic game with an opponent without time limits, blitz tournament (time limited to five minutes), and competition with a friend.
Download Grab-a-Word for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
An arcade football simulator in which caps from beer bottles are laid out on the field instead of players. You can hit the ball both in turn and at the same time, while you can adjust the strength and direction of the blow, as well as twisting. Online play requires an internet connection.
Download Slide Soccer for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Heads Up: Hold’em (Poker)
To play poker with a friend, it is not at all necessary to register in large online rooms. It’s much easier to install a simple app like Heads Up: Hold’em and start dealing cards right away. Only one mode is available in the game – Heads Up (that is, one on one), while you can fight with a friend on the Internet or with thousands of opponents around the world through the Game Center.
Download Heads Up: Hold’em for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders
One of the best flight simulators in the App Store, made in the setting of World War II. The game qualitatively differs from analogues with convenient controls and fairly realistic physics. Multiplayer also pleases with the presence of several modes – Survival, Free Play, Team Play, Capture the Flag, etc.
Download Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
If you’re tired of simple arcade games, you should try your hand at the full-blown strategy MOBA Vainglory, which was released by former Blizzard employees and quickly gained popularity among mobile gamers. 20-minute 3 vs 3 battles will allow you to have fun with the company of gamers.
Download Vainglory for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Virtual pinball is familiar to every Windows user, and the skill of the player directly depends on how often the Internet is turned off. However, Zen Pinball is on a completely different level. Here are excellent three-dimensional graphics, well-developed physics, thematic locations based on popular comics, cartoons and television series, as well as the opportunity to fight with a friend over the network.
Download Zen Pinball for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
One of the first and, undoubtedly, the most popular “slicer” on mobile devices. The player is invited to cut fruit falling from above without touching the bombs. In multiplayer mode, each player needs to cut only their own fruits (highlighted in color), for encroaching on the enemy’s prey, a fine is due. In addition, it is possible to play together on one tablet, while each user is given their own half of the screen.
Download Fruit Ninja for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Asphalt 8: Airborne
One of the best racing arcades on mobile platforms with breakneck speeds, dangerous stunts and excellent graphics. The game has online multiplayer – you can play online against 11 racers from around the world.
Download Asphalt 8: Airborne for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
This project from Blizzard has radically changed the attitude of fans of war shooting games to collectible card games — absolutely all age, gender and other possible categories of users play Hearthstone. At the same time, the game is completely cross-platform, for network battles you only need an Internet connection.
Download Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Multiponk is a successful mix of air hockey and ping pong. The main task of the player is to drive the puck into his goal, breaking through the defense.
Multiponk for iPhone can be played by 2 people at the same time, while on iPad it can be played by up to 4 players. Naturally, there is also a single tournament against the computer.
Download Multiponk for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Modern Combat 5: Blackout
From the race track to the battlefield, and here again we have Gameloft’s development – the best 3D FPS game Modern Combat 5: Eclipse. If a single player campaign can cause criticism, then the multiplayer game is implemented at the level of console and desktop counterparts. The only caveat is that users with gamepads have a significant advantage.
Download Modern Combat 5: Blackout for iPhone and iPad (App Store)
Tower Madness HD
The main disadvantage of tower defense strategies is the monotony of the gameplay – opponents, endowed with primitive artificial intelligence, move in dense ranks towards their death, without changing tactics throughout the game. Multiplayer is another matter – TowerMadness HD can be played on one iPad in SplitScreen mode.
Download TowerMadness HD for iPad (App Store)