If you like the original Temple Run or enjoy running games, Temple Run 2 is an excellent sequel with tons of new content, beautiful graphics, and more heart-pounding escape game action.
Even if you don't care to post your scores or challenge your friends on Facebook, Candy Crush Saga is an incredibly addictive game that fans of Bejeweled are sure to love.
Despite a few hiccups, 8 Ball Pool is an addictive, straightforward billiards app that is endlessly entertaining, whether you're a pool shark or not.
Evoland is worth your money for a fun romp through adventure-gaming history as you slowly unlock new technologies and better graphics.
With adorable characters, challenging puzzles, and a compelling storyline, Botanicula is worth your money, but it takes patience to succeed.
With numerous tracks, 500 challenges, and smooth addictive gameplay, Pumped BMX 2 for iOS is a must buy for extreme sports game fans.
Angry Birds Transformers is a welcome departure from the slingshot approach found in previous Rovio games, and it's still very entertaining -- as long as you don't mind freemium timers.
TwoDots is one of the best games you can play this year, just watch out for those in-app purchases.
With stunning graphics, balanced gameplay and multiple ways to play within each game, Vainglory is a must download for battle arena fans.
All but the most die-hard "Princess Bride" fans should steer clear. While it will remind you of the classic comedy, it has few other redeeming qualities.
Trivia Crack is a fun trivia challenge with friends and strangers, just be aware of in-app and pay-to-win purchases.
Shadowmatic is worth the pocket change for its unique perspective, but a better progression of difficulty would make it a more engaging play.
The Lego Movie is a fun way to get into the action if you're a fan, but don't spend your money if you haven't seen the movie.
Despite the tricky advertising, Skyward is a fun free game that focuses on timing and keeping it together as you go for the high score.
While the gameplay is not as feature-packed as other games from the genre, Alto's Adventure's graphical style is more than worth your money.
Fotonica is a never-ending running game that's worth it for the "Tron"-like visuals and ambient electronic audio.
This award-winning game is an excellent port to iOS, bringing the creepy storyline loved by console gamers to the touch screen.
If you want to try a running game that's a little different from the rest in the genre, Running Dead is a good option, but be ready to grind through levels to make money for new weapons.