Apple'N'Apps' Scores

  • Games
For 563 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 38% higher than the average critic
  • 11% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Thomas Was Alone
Lowest review score: 20 Worms 3
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 56 out of 563
563 game reviews
    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best parts of VVVVVV is that is focuses on the core platforming gameplay above all else, and while it might not be beautiful visually, the level design is beautifully constructed. The gravity component keeps things fresh, so that you have to think a little too while using some quick reflexes.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft is an excellent crafted card battling game that is made for everyone to enjoy and is well worth your time.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Threes! has all the makings to be the next App Store phenomena as it’s an expertly crafted app that delivers a completely engrossing puzzle mechanic making it a must buy.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    DEVICE 6 is an absolute must buy that is an experience not to be missed, as you will end up appreciating every minute with.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Asphalt 8: Airborne delivers one of the most exhilarating racing experiences on any platform that takes the lead for iOS racers. The entertainment value provided is simply off the charts making Asphalt 8 an absolute must that you will enjoy every minute of.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ridiculous Fishing ($2.99, Universal) offers a ridiculous amount of enjoyment with every element so well made to work in harmony, and fit perfectly on iOS. Ridiculous Fishing is an absolute must, so it’s time to reel in this epic catch.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    XCOM: Enemy Unknown is an absolute must buy that officially has changed the entire iOS platform, and our expectations going forward.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mikey Boots offers an intense, yet fun challenge that will keep you actively engaged, and we enjoyed making it a must have title.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Limbo is a benefit to the entire App Store that is a spectacular experience to take part in making it a must buy.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Monument Valley delivers the total package that is an experience not to be missed on iOS making it an absolute must buy.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake offers puzzle fun for everyone that presents a lengthy adventure that a must have to partake in.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    80 Days is a great exhibition in game making that is an absolute must have title that provides a thoroughly engaging adventure numerous times over.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Joe Danger Touch is an exhilarating action packed stunt filled obstacle course of enjoyment that is perfectly made for iOS making it a must buy.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    FTL: Faster Than Light is a valuable addition to the iPad that offers a deluxe strategy experience that is a should buy for a lot of potential to discover.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Botanicula is a thoroughly engaging adventure that is a joy to partake in, making it a must buy.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Battleheart Legacy is an intricately designed RPG experience with tons of action, and potential choices making it a must buy.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Thomas Was Alone improves iPad gaming as a whole making it an absolute must buy, and now Thomas doesn’t need to be alone ever again.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Mikey Hooks latches on to you, and won’t let go as you keep swinging through an expertly crafted game that is one of the best on iOS making it an absolute must buy.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The Room Two isn’t just a game, but an experience that is not to be missed as it greatly expands upon an already outstanding game. It’s one of the best experiences you can play on the iPad to engross you in a mesmerizing touch centric challenge that is an absolute must buy.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castle Doombad subtly reinvents the tower defense genre while infusing a bunch of personality to make for a must buy that you will enjoy for a long time to come.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rules! is an excellently crafted new puzzle idea that will no doubt get you to absolutely love following the rules.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic ($9.99, iPad) is an exquisite game of the past, but is a mediocre game of the present. The main battle sequences stem from combating the poor touch controls, bland gameplay sequences, and numerous game structure issues. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is better off not on the iPad, and thus one to skip.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A completely unique, and engrossing iOS experience that is a must buy by offering the total package.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It is as captivating as any game, book, or movie, making it an absolute must buy. You shouldn’t have an iOS device if you don’t partake in this masterpiece of game making, and art.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wayward Souls offers engaging gameplay mixed with an expansive world to create a must buy iOS gaming experience.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Super Stickman Golf 2 is an absolute must that delivers a hole in one of iOS gaming.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage reinvigorates the physics puzzle genre, and is a definite chip off the old ice block that is Angry Birds.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a thoroughly engaging, and entertaining story driven experience that is a must have title. It’s worth noting that the download includes episode one, and there are three more episodes available for a multi-pack discount.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Eliss Infintiy is an outstanding puzzle game that brilliantly takes advantage of touch while offering two very distinct, and engaging game modes making it a should buy.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Monster Hunter Freedom Unite offers the feature set to deserve the price tag, but not the gameplay making it worth considering depending on your affinity for the series, and button mashing.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Anomaly 2 is a should buy with so much content to enjoy in a style that is unique, and engaging.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Wheres’ My Mickey delivers the total package that you just can’t get enough of making it a must buy for an endearing iOS experience.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Rayman Fiesta Run delivers a finely crafted action platformer that is well suited for iOS, but a little on the redundant side. There’s no doubt it’s worth picking up, but it’s a bit disappointing with higher expectations based on the original, and the current state of the App Store.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Plants vs. Zombies 2 offers an entertainment experience unlike any other that can be a mainstay on your iOS device, and in your free time. It enhances every aspect of the outstanding original, and while it’s not perfect you will definitely enjoy the time you spend with it. This review is long and meticulous, just like the game.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Night Sky ($2.99, Universal) has so many well designed elements working in unison to craft an immersive iOS experience that is a should buy.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tiny Thief offers so many little things to appreciate, and they all fit together for a great big adventure that is a must buy for hours of entertainment.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rymdkapsel leaves a lasting impression like few iOS games, and provides such a worthwhile experience in the heat of the battle making it a must buy that everyone should take part in.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Badland ($3.99, Universal) is such an immersive experience that is not to be missed if you have an iOS device. There are just so many marvelous aspects whether it’s the ornate level design, beautiful graphics, immersive soundtrack, action packed layouts, touch friendly and precise controls, and combination of traps and power-ups. All of it works together in harmony to make Badland an absolute must that is one of the best experiences on iOS.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rocket Robo reaches for the stars with well designed puzzle platforming experience that is a should buy.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Darkin is a finely crafted matching adventure that stands by itself for an engaging experience that is a should buy.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Oceanhorn is a full featured experience that is not to be missed on iOS making it a must buy that makes the App Store a better place with the exquisite adventure it delivers.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Kingdom Rush Frontiers is a must buy that you just can’t get enough of, and iOS is a better platform with it available.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Out There offers an involved experience that you can truly get lost in, just like the main character is lost in space making it a must have title.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An outstanding puzzle game that is perfectly made for touch to deliver some thrilling action making it a must buy.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Strata weaves one excellent iOS puzzle experience that is a must buy with some of the best puzzles on iOS, or anywhere.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The game is equally appealing whether you’re a fan of Ace Attorney, or brand new to the series.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Turbo Dismount offers up crazy fun for everyone that is as entertaining as can be to continuously crash things make it a great download.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cordy 2 is the most deluxe platformer yet on iOS with so much to enjoy making it a must buy as Cordy has become the Mario of iOS.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Walking Dead 400 Days gives us more of a great thing that is actually amplified in the best regards making it a must have addition. You can fully enjoy 400 Days, even if you haven’t played the first five episodes, but if that is the case, it’s time to pick that up too.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Cut The Rope: Time Travel ($0.99, iPhone / $2.99, iPad) builds upon a great base to deliver some exquisite touchable fun that is a should buy. The game might not be ground breaking, but it’s still plenty entertaining as you travel through the six included time periods.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is an expansive adventure that is now encompassed in your iOS device in a well crafted package that is a should buy for hours of engaging entertainment.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Toy Story: Smash It! ($0.99, Universal) is extremely inviting, and once you get in, you’ll be absolutely hooked as you thoroughly enjoy all of the included levels making it a should buy.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Puzzle to the Center of the Earth is an engaging puzzle adventure that makes every match count making it a worthwhile download, and investment of your time.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Kingdom Rush Origins is the best yet, as it offers engrossing enjoyment that is an absolute must have iOS experience. That’s whether you’re a Kingdom Rush fan, or entirely new to the series.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Knightmare Tower is a fast paced fun that somehow gets even more enjoyable as you play to keep you battling up that tower making it a should buy that is a dream to play.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Stellar Wars delivers a deluxe wide-ranging gaming experience that is a should buy for some engaging strategy.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Robot Unicorn Attack 2 (Free, Universal) is bursting at the seams with personality, and unlockables, but it’s the gameplay that comes up short.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Frozen Synapse ($6.99, iPad) is stuck in the past with layers of frustration covering the strategy filled gameplay making it one to strategically avoid. Sadly, the game is frozen in time, and just isn’t made for the iPad era.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sleep Attack TD truly is an all new twist on tower defense that delivers an engaging new challenge that is well worth picking up.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Heroes of Loot is an action packed experience that is very well made and a should buy for some change of pace endless entertainment.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Wave Wave isn’t a game for everyone, but if you like being slapped in the face by a game, then there isn’t one better on iOS making it a should buy if you like challenge.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Leo’s Fortune takes iOS gaming up a notch in what could be called the best game on the platform that is an absolute must buy.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery : Episode 1 is a thoroughly entertaining all around experience that is a should buy, and will leave you anxiously anticipating Episode 2.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Paint It Back is a finely crafted logic puzzle game that is well worth $2.99 for the full game, and you’ll end up appreciating every single square you fill in.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Wolf Among Us is a must have iOS experience that delivers the total package that only leaves you wanting more.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Block Fortress ($1.99, Universal) crafts a whole new experience with a lot to dive into, and simply experiment with. It’s a brilliant idea of combining genres you wouldn’t think go to together, but the execution isn’t as good as it could be to the detriment of the whole game.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fetch ($4.99, iPad) delivers the total package to provide a lasting impression that is a treat to explore on the iPad making it a should buy.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Zombie Highway 2 offers free, and familiar fun that is a great pick-up for the same great gameplay, but with quality gameplay enhancements.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Major Magnet doesn’t get out of its own way, and feels like just another also ran in the genre despite the neat theme, potential for speed, and high quality design. It’s also worth noting that although the game is set-up for speed, and flow the level design just doesn’t lend itself for either.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Sky Force 2014 is a highly polished arcade shooter, that stumbles in the overall structure, but is still worth downloading to try for yourself.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Walking Dead: The Game Season 2 gives us more of a great thing with greater refinement to the aspects that made the game stand out in the first place. It’s a must buy that offers such valuable entertainment.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Quell Memento ($2.99, Universal) is an immersive puzzle experience that is inviting and long lasting that anyone can enjoy making it a should buy.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Star Thief is fun above all else, making it a should buy that is simply perfect for iOS.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Nightmare Cooperative provides well crafted gaming balance to make for an engaging genre combination that is well worth your time, and money.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Monster Meltdown ($1.99, iPad) delivers a brand new puzzle style that is finely crafted making it a should buy for some exquisite teleportation fun.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Zoombies ($2.99, Universal) is simply fun above all else with such smooth controls, fresh gameplay, and creative personality making it a should buy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies delivers excellent strategy action that is well suited for iOS making it a should buy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Crush ($0.99, Universal) tosses you into an avalanche of blocks, and you will need all your skill to avoid from being crushed by the onslaught. It’s a thoroughly engaging arcade app that is worth the minimal price of admission.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Twisty Hollow is an endearing, and engaging time management puzzle game that will keep you twisting for a long time to come making it a must have app.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Puts you on the battlefield like no other game for iOS, and there's just so much to enjoy that it's a definite must buy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Space Age is a compelling adventure in a multitude of ways to create a must have iOS experience.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Little Inferno is such a finely crafted, yet strange experiment that is simply an experience not to miss that will provide a warm and fuzzy feeling.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Time Surfer adds quite a bit to the base endless game, and then there are all of the stylistic additions to behold.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Woah Dave! offers a burst of entertaining challenge that doesn’t last as long as it could making it worth considering.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Boson X is a fast paced endless runner with a nice spin on things that is challenging above all else. With that said, there are some design flaws that detract from the overall experience making it worth considering for some tempered enjoyment.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    BIT.TRIP RUN! is worth picking up for a neat audio visual experience that delivers a lot of challenge to run through.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lego Batman: DC Super Heroes ($4.99, Universal) delivers what makes the Lego video game series great to iOS with great polish and style making it a should buy.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Toast Time is a fun little game that may not be the most complex, but it is one tasty morsel.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    iOOTP Baseball 2014 Edition truly delivers the total baseball management simulation package that is the first on iOS that can stand alone.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cut The Rope 2 is a must buy that is the sweetest treat yet.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Icycle: On Thin Ice is a finely crafted experience that delivers quite a journey to take part in making it a should buy to provide something totally unique.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse is a stand out on iOS that proves Mickey can be an action hero in one highly entertaining platforming adventure.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    League of Evil 3 is so hard, but so good at accomplishing that goal with the devious level design. It’s such a finally tuned package the third time out that is worth the price of admission if you like extreme challenge.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hitman GO uses the pedigree to get people in the door, but the gameplay is what will keep them coming back, making it a should buy.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Pac-Man Friends is an all new way to play Pac-Man that offers fresh enjoyment that is well worth picking up.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FIFA 15 Ultimate Team offers fast paced authentic soccer matches to completely enjoy for free making it a must have title.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Shadow Blade is a should buy for some ninja themed fast paced fun that keeps the action and challenge high throughout.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Soccer Physics is as fun as it is crazy, making it well worth picking up for some unique entertainment that can also be shared.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Silent Age is a thoroughly engaging, and entertaining story driven adventure that is well worth the full $5 price tag.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    FIFA 14 is the best sports game on iOS, though that’s not saying much, which provides engaging soccer action throughout that anyone can enjoy.