The 25 Best Games for your new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus

BY Kelly Hodgkins

Published 20 Dec 2015

Best iPhone Games

Expecting a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus for Christmas? Or maybe you have already received your gift a few days early? Thanks to the faster hardware and spacious screen, the gaming experience on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is superb. To help you get the most out of your phone, we have prepared a list of our favorite games for the iPhone.

Crossy Road

Cross Road is a casual, yet addictive, iOS game where you have to help a bird cross a busy highway. There have been similar games in the past, but the big draw of Crossy Road is that the highway is endless.

➤ Download link – free

Hitman Go

Hitman Go is the official mobile game of the Hitman franchise. It is a turn-based strategy game. You will strategically navigate fixed spaces on a grid to avoid enemies, take out your target or infiltrate well-guarded locations.

➤ Download link – $0.99

Tiny Wings

Tiny Wings is a great, fun game for iOS, where you help a bird fly through mountains, taking advantage of the slope to gain elevation. It’s highly addictive and supports Game Center, so you can compare your score with your friends’ scores.

➤ Download link – $0.99


Limbo is a cross-platform 2D sidescroller game where you guide the main character through dangerous environments to help find her sister. To progress through the game’s puzzles, you have to use a “trial and death” strategy that requires you to fail multiple times before you finally discover a solution.

➤ Download link – $4.99

Nitro Nation Online

Hone your driving skills 1/4 mile at a time in this popuylar drag racing game from Osauhing Creative Mobile.

➤ Download link – Free

Kill Shot Bravo

Arm yourself with deadly assassin sniper weapons, assault rifles, machine guns and the latest military gear in this first person shooter.

➤ Download link – Free


Become the GM of your favorite franchise and handpick your team of NFL stars and legends in the fottball simulation

➤ Download link – Free

Star Wars™: Galaxy of Heroes

Collect your favorite Star Wars characters, like Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Darth Vader, and more, from every era – then conquer your opponents in epic, RPG-style combat.

➤ Download link – Free

Piano Tiles 2 (Don’t Tap The White Tile 2)

Piano Tiles 2 is the sequel to the hugely popular game Piano Tiles (Don’t Tap the White Tile) where your earn points by tapping the black tiles to the music and avoid the other area.

➤ Download link – $0.99


Threes is a puzzle game that’s highly addictive. You have a grid with numbers on it that you add together. You have to keep combining them as you try to get the highest score. (2048 is a similar game, that is equally popular)

➤ Download link – $1.99

Dots and TwoDots

Dots and TwoDots are very simple, yet highly addictive puzzle games from the folks at BetaWorks. You have a grid of dots on the screen in various colors, and you have to join them to make them disappear. The more dots you join, the more you will increase your score.

Dots – free

TwoDots – free

Minecraft Pocket Edition

Minecraft’s Pocket Edition lets you play the popular online game on your phone. The Pocket Version is not as robust as its desktop counterpart, but you still can have a good time building things using blocks on your iPhone.

➤ Download link – $6.99

Heads Up

Heads Up is a game made popular by Ellen DeGeneres where you hold up your phone, and guess the word on it based on clues given to you by your friends.

➤ Download link – $.99

Infinity Blade 3

One of the most popular iOS gaming titles, now into its third edition. You play a warrior who has to fight your way through the game with your sword. It is known for its excellent graphics, and for using the latest technologies on the iPhone to improve gameplay.

➤ Download link – $0.99

Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2 is the sequel to the popular endless runner game of the same name. Just like the original version, your character has to run through a temple, tackling obstacles and animals along the way.

➤ Download link – free

Dumb Ways to Die

Dumb Ways to Die is an extremely fun game that lets you handle the life of adorable characters, saving them from dangers like fire, piranhas and so on.

➤ Download link – free

Asphalt 8

Asphalt 8: Airborne, Gameloft’s latest title in the Asphalt series of games, released a few months ago with new locations, an expanded set of cars and an all-new physics engine that powers the game’s in-air action. The game’s highlight, as its name suggests, is the “airborne” action with ramps, barrel rolls and “wild 360º jumps.”

➤ Download link – free

Plants Vs. Zombies 2

Plants vs Zombies 2 is PopCap’s sequel to the wildly popular iOS gaming title. The game involves the same tower-defense gameplay where you use plants to kill zombies.

➤ Download link – free


Letterpress is a brilliant, yet simple, multiplayer, word based game by Tweetie developer Loren Brichter. Your aim is to have more blue letters in the playing grid than red ones by making words and stealing your opponent’s tiles.

➤ Download link – free


A Dark Room

A Dark Room is a very different kind of role playing game, where the interface is text-only. The game has been in the top paid in iTunes charts in multiple countries, and has a rating of 4.5 stars with over 23,000 ratings.

➤ Download link – $0.99

Game Of Thrones

If you’re a Game Of Thrones TV series fan, then you should get Telltale’s official iOS game for the TV series. The game tells the story of House Forrester, a noble family from the north of Westeros, loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. You assume the role of different family members and play the game.

➤ Download link – $4.99

Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3 is the third edition of EA’s successful gaming title, which features 45 cars from makers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti, and Audi, real tracks from locations all around the world and a time-shifted multiplayer experience where two players can battle it out asynchronously.

➤ Download link – free


Badland is a side-scrolling game set in a forest with trees, flowers and inhabitants. It has a physics-based gameplay, which has received a lot of appreciation, even from Apple, in the form of an Apple Design Award. Badland even has a local multiplayer, with support for up to 4 players.

➤ Download link – $3.99

Modern Combat 5: Blackout

An FPS game by Gameloft with both single and multiplayer playing modes, a variety of difficulty levels, and a gameplay that is rated four stars on the App Store.

➤ Download link – $3.99

Attack the Light – Steven Universe Light RPG

Attack the Light is a cartoon-inspired adventure RPG game in which the lead character, Steven, is weakling learning to control his powers.

➤ Download link – $2.99


Let us know your favorite games in the comments below.

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