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70 Best iPhone games to make your commute 97% better

60. Overdox

Genre: Battle Royal
Price: Free (with in-app purchases)

Focusing on only melee, close up battles, Overdox is a new battle royal meets MOBA that keeps the action close to your character. After selecting your character, some gear to buff them up, and the melee weapon of your choice, you get thrown into the arena with 11 other gladiators, hoping to be the one that outlives all the others. Monsters are also present within the battlefield, adding an additional challenge, but as the arena gets smaller and pushes you towards other players, you will need to keep on your toes to survive. Rounds are a quick 5 minutes, on average, allowing you to play a few rounds quickly - if you like battle royal games and close up combat, you’ll probably enjoy Overdox. 

Download Overdox here

59. Crazy Platez

Genre: Driving game
Price: $0.99 / £0.99

A game themed to a town in upstate NY, Crazy Platez takes inspiration from GTA and Crazy Taxi to create a pretty wild and fun delivery game. The food that you’re delivering is a local delicacy called a garbage plate - which adds to the humor in this game. The town you move around within is inspired by Rochester, with a layout similar to the physical town as well. With a limited tank of gas, you need to quickly pick up plates from random buildings with it, then deliver them to whoever ordered it. You’ll gain more gas which then lets you survive longer. The only issue is the grid-like town forces you into buildings from time to time - and you do have quite the rebound off of them, making it challenging to turn around. 

Download Crazy Platez here

58. Boris and the Dark Survival

Price: $0.99 / £0.99
Genre: Adventure

Boris and the Dark Survival, from the same universe and developer as Bendy and the Ink Machine, is a procedural generated, run-based game where you need to find supplies and use your items wisely to help Bendy out. This game is simple, as you go out to collect items then plan your way back, but it’s tense. The ink demon chasing you will slowly become closer, making your character’s heart race and your screen shake, before it strikes. 

Download Boris and the Dark Survival here

57. Severed

Genre: RPG adventure
Price: £6.99 / $6.99

Severed is weird game to explain, but one that makes perfect sense when it clicks. You explore a strangely fantastical world in first person, battling monsters as you go. Combat works by slashing and slicing at the screen to damage monsters, or block their attacks, and, eventually, you can slice of parts off to upgrade your abilities (hence the name!). There’s a Mertroidvania feel to progression: you explore and backtrack, building up the abilities you need to reach different areas which combines with puzzles, the fighting, and an unusual art style to make a very different and enjoyable experience. 

Download Severed here

56. Engineer Millionaire

Genre: Simulator
Price: Free

Engineer Millionaire sees you creating a bunch of machines that then end up making you cash! Placing these machines around the world allows you to then turn big cogs to create cash. You can then upgrade these machines, create new ones, and make more and more cash. As you continue throughout the game, you’ll start to build up a really big system of machines which can stretch across the screen, allowing you to zoom in on areas or zoom out to see the entire machine. Some of the worlds you end up with in this steampunk styled world can look quite complicated!

Download Engineer Millionaire here

55. The Gardens Between

Genre: Puzzle
Price: $4.99 / £4.99

An atmospheric puzzle game for all ages, The Garden’s Between takes childhood memories and turns them into giant islands that you and your friend can move around. Through grabbing light, touching many items, and moving forwards or backwards in time, you’ll be able to explore these memories and figure out what is truly worth thinking about.Each island has items that represent that memory, allowing you to work through it before seeing a clip of what happened. All of these bits of the past seem to be discussed in the treehouse of the two children, recalling their childhood together. It’s a very unique puzzle game full of polish and amazing artwork.

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54. Kawaii Kitchen

Genre: Simulator
Price: Free (with in-app purchases)

Kawaii Kitchen does what the title says - you are able to run a very cute kitchen as cute animals! Starting as a cat, with the ability to unlock or purchase animals like unicorns or pandas, you’re looking to run a kitchen. At first, your kitchen is very simple - allowing you to make burgers and select fries or drinks. Each day, you have a timer going until closing. You must complete as many orders as you can to earn money in that time. Customers have a specific order of the toppings they want on their burgers, which you need to get correct or it resets. You’ll end up completing goals, earning points, and possibly purchasing clothing for your cute character!

Download Kawaii Kitchen here

53. Shattered Plane

Genre: Strategy
Price: £4.99 / $4.99

Leading an army of fantasy monsters, Shattered Plane forces you to plan your moves and isn’t very forgiving as a turn-based strategy game. Playing in the now battleground world of Elear, you become a Patron - a leader of monsters who need to fight their way through the rankings to become one of the best in the world. On hex tiles, you must plan our your groups moves and learn the weaknesses of your enemies to survive. Each of the maps are procedurally generated, adding new challenges for you to face. You are able to play multiplayer against your friends, moving up a ranked system, to become the best of the best in a dying world.

Download Shattered Plane here

52. Zombicide: Tactics & Shotguns

Genre: Strategy
Price: $4.99 / £4.99

Taking the board game into the digital world, Zombicide: Tactics & Shotguns allows you to play this game all on your own, taking control of various characters in hopes of finding food and fighting zombies. Featuring bits of story along the way, Zombicide: Tactics & Shotguns has you moving along the board, finding objectives, and finishing the missions before your characters die or bigger threats come. You can then use food, the currency within the game, to update weapons and make characters more powerful. It’s a great adaptation of the board game that is played single player, meaning you don’t need to try to get all your friends together to play.

Download Zombicide: Tactics & Shotguns here


Genre: Casual
Price: Free

A colorful, cute twist on classic Snake games, SNIKS has you feeding the adorable snakes that appear in each level! Looking to slurp up fruit of the same color as the snake who wants to eat it, you must drag snakes around the screen so that they can nom. Fruit of the same color must have a snake head on it, so that it can be eaten up. Snakes in SNIKS will only eat the fruit once all of their color is covered by their body, if that makes sense.

This means that you need to take the time to figure out how to align the snakes, so they can eat. Snakes can move through other colors, but must not be sitting on foods that are not there's. SNIKS is a cheerful, bright and fun game that makes a great addition to your mobile device. 

Download SNIKS here