Robert Rodriguez
Apple Arcade review: Mobile gaming has come of age

Apple Arcade review: Mobile gaming has come of age

For the price of one console game a year, Apple Arcade gives you a lot of quality games and a steady stream of new titles.

by
Apple Arcade bets big on family-friendly gaming

Apple Arcade bets big on family-friendly gaming

Apple thinks its Arcade games will buck the trend of subscription fatigue.

by
Apple Arcade wants you to play games on more devices

Apple Arcade wants you to play games on more devices

The new subscription service may spell the end of specialized game hardware.

by
Shinsekai Into the Depths delivers a console-like experience on Apple Arcade

Shinsekai Into the Depths delivers a console-like experience on Apple Arcade

Exclusive: The underwater adventure game explores the fate of humanity.

by
Where Cards Fall is a game that lets you rethink your life path

Where Cards Fall is a game that lets you rethink your life path

Exclusive: Unique Apple Arcade title uses cards to craft an ambitious narrative.

by
All the hardware you need to play Apple Arcade games

All the hardware you need to play Apple Arcade games

The right iPhones, iPads, controllers and more will help you play Apple Arcade games.

The Enchanted World delivers 'magical' Apple Arcade game

The Enchanted World delivers 'magical' Apple Arcade game

Exclusive: Story-driven puzzle game charms and inspires.

Apple Arcade games announced so far

Apple Arcade games announced so far

Apple's game service will bring more than 100 games, for $5 a month.

The Latest

Coming Sept. 19 for iOS devices, Apple's gaming service will cost $4.99 per month.
Sep 19, 2019
We're counting down the days until these Apple Arcade games are available to play.
17 hours ago
Apple Arcade has over 140 games you can play right now for only $5 a month, and new ones are added nearly every week.
8 days ago
The new game -- the first chapter in the Oceanhorn Expanded Universe -- is available to play now.
8 days ago
Here are our favorite new and old iPad games to play this year
Jan 2, 2021
The tech giant, like the rest of us, will have to contend with COVID-19. But that's only half the story.
Dec 22, 2020
We've got a list of age-appropriate iPad games for all age ranges, so you can find some good options to keep everyone busy during winter break.
Dec 18, 2020
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure from Ustwo Games takes players to a Mediterranean island to save the animals -- and helps you combat climate change in real life, too.
Dec 11, 2020
Apple's subscription bundles for iCloud, Apple Music, the new Apple Fitness Plus and more are here. Here's what you get and how much you'll save with the individual, family and premier plans.
Dec 8, 2020
Here's what to know about Lightstones, finding crystals, solving puzzles and winning boss fights on the game, whether you're playing on PS5, PS4, Mac, PC or Apple Arcade.
Dec 5, 2020
You can check out Apple Arcade's latest game today.
Dec 4, 2020
This game for Apple Arcade, PS5, PS4, Mac and PC favors the curious.
Dec 3, 2020
The new game from UK indie developer Supergonk is available to play now.
Nov 28, 2020

APPLE ARCADE: PLAYING TO WIN

Apple thinks Arcade can bring better games to more people across a lot of different kinds of devices. CNET has gone behind-the-scenes with multiple Apple Arcade game developers to understand how they are adapting the way they make games for the new service.

Priced at $5 per month or $60 per year, roughly the price of one A-list console game, Apple offers a subscription to over 100 games and is counting on that aggressive pricing to counter the subscription fatigue that's hitting most consumers.

With curated family-friendly games, automatic family sharing, offline downloads, the ability to play across multiple platforms and no in-app purchases, Apple is especially betting that it can appeal to a lot of parents. But, like all video game platforms, it will live or die on the appeal of its games catalog. CNET will highlight the best and most interesting games. Bookmark this page for regular updates on what's new.