Not sure where to start to find great action games for your iOS device? Have a blast with these five fun action games for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Eye on Apple
By Jim Lynch, CIO
The iOS App Store has tons of action games, but if you’re a newbie it can be tough to figure out where to start. There are just so many different action games to choose from that it can be quite overwhelming as you comb through the App Store to find games worth getting for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
In this roundup, I’ve included five fun action games that will entertain you and get you started playing on your iOS device. And the best thing is that you won’t have to spend a lot of time looking through the App Store to get going with your gaming.
On each page below, you’ll find the name of the game, it’s cost and a snippet of the official description from Apple’s iOS App Store. You’ll also see a screenshot from the game that will let you see what its gorgeous graphics will look like on your iOS device.
Just click the download link to grab the game on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
When a young Imperial Knight sees their noble house destroyed by the twisted forces of Chaos, they join forces with the Dark Angels Space Marines chapter as a Freeblade. Experience an epic story in over 136 single player missions as you command your Freeblade on a journey of honour, redemption and vengeance. Test your skills and patrol the world of Tarnis to slay endless invaders.
Feel the power of an unstoppable war machine at your fingertips. Use cannons, missiles and thermal blasts to obliterate your foes and watch environments crumble to dust before you.
Witness the most visually stunning shooter available for your device. Experience the world, characters and creatures of Warhammer 40,000 like never before in stunning high detail using the latest graphical effects.
On iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus experience an enhanced control system that incorporates 3D Touch technology. Press into the screen to zoom weapon sights, the deeper the press the further the zoom, a reduction in pressure zooms the sights back; or press down far enough and switch to a heavier weapon to go in for the kill – all without lifting a finger from the screen.
Star Wars: Uprising is the first Star Wars RPG set between Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Seek The Force and wield its power to lead The Uprising! Join millions of players worldwide in a brand new fight against the Empire. Engage in massive Sector Battles to dictate the expansion of in-game content, create your own powerful character and crew, and play real-time co-op with friends.
Embark on a quest to unlock the power of the light and dark sides of the Force, as you seek your path to the Galaxy’s ultimate weapon, the lightsaber. Choose from a wide range of abilities, species, visual customizations and classic Star Wars™ gear to become the next Han Solo, Boba Fett or entirely unique hero of your own design with a unique open class system.
Join players worldwide in massive Sector Battles to dictate the expansion of in-game content, including new planets, exclusive gear, higher level caps and unique crew members. Explore the secrets of the sector, build a powerful cartel with allies, and play alongside friends in synchronous cooperative play.
Embark on amazing adventures through legendary worlds on a quest to rescue the Incrediballs!
The enchanted forest is in trouble; the ancient eggs that sustain the sacred tree have been stolen and scattered across the world.
From haunted medieval castles to the mythical worlds of Olympus, Rayman, our fearless adventurer, and Barbara, his Viking companion, set out in search of the Incrediballs’ eggs to breathe new life into the sacred tree!
Jump into the action and battle minotaurs, bandits and many other monsters in Rayman Adventures!
Be the last hope against the mutant infestation. Enter the aftermath of a scientific experiment gone horribly wrong.
Xenowerk comes from Pixelbite, the creators of Space Marshals. It is a top-down action shooter challenging your combat skills in an underground science lab. Descend deeper into the abyss and explore the tarnished levels. Armed with a flashlight as your main guidance, you’ll never know what’s lurking in the dark!
Your objective is to destroy all the nests and eliminate all mutants to prevent them from spreading. Xenowerk has 70 levels to explore with increasing difficulty. As progressing through the game you’ll come across a growing number of mutants and expanding areas to cleanse.
Heavier firepower and thicker armor is critical to stay alive on your journey. Gather pickups from slain mutants to power up weapons and armor. Xenowerk features a set of special powers to boost your offensive when you’re in need. Activate one or several at a time for a more effective way to wipe out mutants.
Twenty years after the fall of Earth, the remnants of the Human race are once again faced with extinction. The time has come to justify our existence. A mysterious life form known as the XADA squares off against humanity’s last weapon – the War-Mech series III battle suit.
Features: Stunning console-quality graphics, first-class voice acting and Hollywood-grade audio production. Full orchestral scores masterfully mixed by Grammy Award winner and “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy engineer, John Kurlander.
The most intuitive touch user-interface seen on the platform.
A vast arsenal of super-tech weaponry at your disposal, upgradable via the streamlined ARK Kernel system. Become the ultimate fusion of Man and Machine. Ensure the survival of the species.