WE LIST GAMES on this website because we believe games can be educational as well as fun. Some are MORE fun than educational, but don't we learn a lot through play!!!
The iPad is a great medium for games and has changed the way games are played! iPad itself is the device and controller, allowing for a revolution in personal gaming. We are selective about what we play in our family especially with the children. These are all iPad Games that have remained on our iPad(s) over time! Our latest reviews are listed firsts, and go back in time from there.
View ALL the iPad GAMES apps we recommend from over 5,000 we've evaluated. View our recommended All Children's Games Apps
The style of arcade gaming is still alive and well, and many of the all-time great Arcade Games are available on your iPad or iPad mini. These are Recommended iPad Arcade Games. View our recommended Arcade Games
Battle Games are good for building strategic and quick thinking. In moderation they're good for the brain. View our recommended Battle Games
The Board Games now available on iPad or iPad Mini are high-quality yet retain the feel of the original cardboard physical game! View our recommended Board Games
The most obvious feature of these games is characters with personalities. The game features characters from TV shows or movies... View our recommended Character Games
Matching Games for iPad and iPad mini are highly educational. It's always great to work on your memory, and with iPad it's REALLY FUN! View our recommended Matching Games
Multiplayer iPad Games Apps are fun! Playing together with someone makes games quite challenging, and fun! View our recommended Multiplayer Games
Instead of real-world physics it's virtual-world physics. The most popular physics-based game is Angry Birds where you fling birds... View our recommended Physics Games
Platform Games is as 'a video game genre characterised by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles' in a variety of ways. View our recommended Platform Games
Puzzle Games on iPad take the term 'puzzle' into a completely new realm. Yes, there are traditional puzzles & true mind-workouts! View our recommended Puzzle Games
iPad vs iPad, Multiplayer (PVP) Multi-iPad Games are cool. These are games you can play with 2 iPads or iPad minis View our recommended PVP (Player Versus Player) Games
Role-playing games are games in which players assume the identity (ROLES) of characters within the game setting. View our recommended Role Playing Games (RPG)
Build and manage a city, farm, shop or kingdom. Learn the intricacies of organisation and delegation, find out what REALLY goes on View our recommended Simulation Games
Space Games are not really a genre but more of an aspect of where the game is SET. We made this up because we can - we like space! View our recommended Space Games
Strategy games are good for the brain. Grampa says so, and I agree. Keeping your mind sharp and those synapses firing! View our recommended Strategy Games
Stop your adversaries from crossing from one side of your screen to the other. Use the power of your towers to engage and stop the advance. View our recommended Tower Defence Games
The iconic Angry Birds. Guaranteed to stimulate any bloke, any age (some ladies like it too!).
Azkend is truly an original. Fun for kids from 6 up and a favourite of both parents and grandparents alike. Well worth it.
This really is a must-have for anyone's iPad. Touch-screen dexterity building like no other.
Stand O'Food is a favourite game of half of our family... if you're like that half, you'll love it! Have a look...