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

BY Jason

Published 26 Dec 2014

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Got a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus for Christmas? The device’s larger screen makes the gaming experience on an iPhone even better. Here’s our list of best 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. While there have been similar games before, the differentiator here 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 and 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 have to 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 a 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 is fail multiple times before discovering a solution.

➤ Download link – $4.99


Threes is a puzzle game that’s highly addictive. You have a grid with numbers on it, and you have to keep combining them to sum them up, and 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 your score.

Dots – free

TwoDots – free

Minecraft Pocket Edition

Minecraft’s Pocket Edition lets you play the popular online game, where you build things using blocks on your iPhone.

➤ Download link – $6.99

Heads Up

Heads Up is a game from 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, 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 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, where your character has to run through a temple, tackling obstacles, animals along the way.

➤ Download link – free

Dumb Ways to Die

Dumb Ways to Die is an extremely fun way to handle the life of adorable characters, saving them from dangers like fire, pirhanas 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, PopCap’s sequel to the wildly popular iOS gaming title, 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 the top paid in iTunes charts in multiple countries, and 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, that 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 multi player playing modes, a variety of difficulty levels, and a game play that is rated 4 stars on the App Store.

➤ Download link – $3.99

Let us know your favorite games in the comments below.

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