63 awesome iPhone games you need to play

If you’re a gamer, there is no better phone to buy than the iPhone. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have brought big screens to iOS, but it’s the success of the App Store that makes the iPhone such a great platform for gaming. With about a million apps available, the gaming options on iPhone are nearly limitless. But finding the best ones isn’t always easy.

In the sea of games for the iPhone, some are worth your 99 cents (or download time) and others are not. We’ve taken on the burden of sorting through the endless titles to bring you some of our favorite iPhone games for everyone from the intense console gamer to the casual word puzzle enthusiast.

Updated 4-17-2015 by Brandon Widder: Added “True Skate,” “Battleheart Legacy,” “SkiFree,” and seven other titles.

Related: Our favorite iPhone apps and picks for the best iPad games

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