Get the best iOS apps and games of 2015

Apple has announced its picks for the best games and apps for 2015. Find out which apps and games won, and then click through to the app store to install them on your iOS device


Each year Apple releases a list of the best apps and games for iOS devices. The company just released its picks for 2015, and I've compiled them all here for your convenience. The list is broken into two sections: games and apps.

Scroll down below to see Apple's picks and then click the link to get the app from the App Store in iTunes.

Best iOS apps of 2015

1. The Robot Factory (App of the Year)

2. HBO Now

3. Patterning: Drum Machine

4. LiquidText PDF and Document Reader

5. uMake

6. Workflow

7. Enlight

8. Complete Anatomy


10. Airbnb

11. Yousician Piano & Guitar

12. Forge

13. Showtime

14. Earth Primer

15. Polar Photo Editor

16. Fit Men Cook

17. Reuters TV: Video News

18. DNA Play

19. Adobe Comp CC

20. Playground Physics

21. Metamorphabet

22. Jamie Oliver's Recipes

23. Hyper: Best Videos Daily

24. Coda

25. Pry

Whew! Lots of great stuff in the list of apps for sure. Apple has made some very interesting choices this year, and I think there's really something for everybody there.

But what about games? Here's a list of the top 25 games of 2015 as picked by Apple:

Best iOS games of 2015

1. Prune (Game of the Year)

2. Rayman Adventures

3. Implosion - Never Lose Hope

4. Her Story

5. Zodiac: Orcannon Odyssey

6. Shadowmatic

7. Transistor

8. The Room Three

9. Lumino City

10. Don't Starve: Pocket Edition

11. Alphabear: Word Puzzle Game

12. Does Not Commute

13. This War of Mine

14. World Tanks Generals

15. Heroki

16. SimCity Buildit

17. Loots & Legends

18. Minecraft: Story Mode

19. Lara Croft Go

20. Fallout Shelter

21. Star Wars: Uprising

22. Lost Within

23. Guitar Hero Live

24. Gunbrick

25. Alto's Adventure

There are tons of great games to play from that list. I'm not sure I'd have enough time to even begin to get through all of them. But it's clear that Apple has a very keen eye for fun games for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

Congratulations to the winners of 2015

Congrats to all of the developer's who's apps and games won this year. It must be a great feeling for them, and hopefully being on Apple's list will help their popularity and sales. Hey, it couldn't hurt right?

Now if you'll excuse me, I have some apps and games to download on my iOS devices...

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