15 most downloaded iPhone games in the last 10 years
We have published a list of the most downloaded apps in the last 10 years. We now bring to you from App Annie's survey, an American company that works with app market data analysis, a list of the 15 most downloaded iPhone games in the last 10 years. You have probably played or at least heard of these games over the last few years! But do you know everyone? Check the list and enjoy!
1. Candy Crush Saga
One of the most famous smartphone games since its launch in 2012 and certainly one of the most downloaded iPhone games, Candy Crush is a match 3 puzzle from English. In it you have to combine at least 3 candies in a vertical or horizontal line, making them disappear and award points to the player. Sounds simple, doesn't it? But there are actually other attributes and particularities of each phase of the game that make this task difficult.
The game has more than 1800 levels in its base version, as well as other versions, such as Candy Crush Soda, also available for iPhone. If you haven't played it yet, it's worth a try, it's free. Access it in the store through the link!
2. Subway Surfers
Subway Surfers is an infinite racing game in which the controlled character keeps running forward and the player must avoid obstacles. The game is mostly set on railroads, where train cars can come your way and you can't let them hit you.
In addition the character can also rely on his ink-powered Jetpack, which makes it easy to deal with some obstacles and must collect coins through the stages to increase his score. Want to play it? Find it in the store through the link!
3. Fruit Ninja
Fruit Ninja is an action game released in 2010 for iPhone. In it the player must use finger movements to cut fruits that fall from the top of the screen without letting them hit the ground (bottom of the screen). The game has several stages, and different game modes: Classic, Arcade and Zen. In Classic and Arcade modes the player will eventually find that in addition to fruit, some bombs will fall on the screen like traps, you can't cut them.
As one of the most downloaded iPhone games, Fruit Ninja is simple and fun, where the controls are the cuts you make yourself. It's worth a try, click the link to access the store!
4. Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans is a strategy game where the player creates and develops his base, builds structures, recruits troops and then attacks the bases of other players. It is primarily made with a focus on multiplayer, also allowing users to create clans with their friends to help each other within the game.
Clash of Clans is free, but has in-game purchases that significantly affect players' potential. Usually players who buy in-game resources are stronger and harder to defeat. Interested? Download it through the store!
5. Honor of Kings / Arena of Valor
Honor of Kings is one of the most downloaded iPhone games developed by Tencent, a Chinese company and giant in app and game development. The game is classified as a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA ), a popular and popular category today not only in the smartphone environment, but also on computers. In it the player can enter matches with other users and fight the enemy team in real time. You against a character, and in the Chinese version of Honor of Kings, these are historical figures of local culture.
Honor of Kings has millions of players, but it is not available to the rest of the world, at least not under this name. The western version we can access is called Arena of Valor, also developed by Tencent. AoV as it is known is basically the same game, with some minor changes, such as the inclusion of superheroes like Superman and Wonder Woman. Have you ever played any MOBA on mobile? Click the link to access your western version!
6. Minion Rush
Minion Rush is the Minions-based game from the "Despicable Me" movie series. In it you play with the little yellow creature, and much like Subway Surfers and other infinite racing games, your goal is to dodge obstacles and collect bananas that increase your score.
The game is free, but allows you to make in-app purchases such as special clothing and appearances for your Minions. It is also possible to compete against other players. If you like Minions, you will surely want to try this game. Access it in the store through the link!
7. Angry Birds
Being one of the most downloaded iPhone games, you have probably heard of Angry Birds. The game is almost entirely made from physics and collision, you hurl birds through a catapult to destroy the castles of their enemies, the pigs. In addition, each bird available for throwing in the game has its own peculiarities, some are faster, some heavier and one of them even divides into several other small birds after throwing.
Today Rovio Entertainment - the game developer - focuses more on titles other than the original Angry Birds, such as Angry Birds 2. Even so, if you still want to try the classic version of the game, you can access Angry Birds. Classic Birds in store through the link!
8. Temple Run
Temple Run is also an infinite running game. The franchise's first game features Aztec temple structures and brings back to a setting reminiscent of Indiana Jones movies. In it your character runs forward and you must dodge obstacles, holes and other traps while collecting coins.
The first Temple Run was launched in August 2012 and quickly rose to more downloaded iPhone game positions. Even today it remains high on the list, even with the release of its second version, Temple Run 2. Want to give it a try? Access through the link!
9. Temple Run 2
Temple Run 2 is the sequel to his first title. Although very similar, it also enters the list of most downloaded iPhone games individually. The game retains its essence and works in much the same way as the first, your character runs and you must dodge obstacles and traps to pass the level.
In this second version the graphics of the game are more polished because it is newer. In addition the game features new types of obstacles, power ups and achievements to acquire. Certainly worth a look, access it through the link!
10. Asphalt 8: Airborne
Asphalt 8 was launched in 2013 and is still one of the most popular racing games on iPhone today. The game features over 220 different types of cars. Including replicas of famous brands like Ferrari, Audi, Lamborghini, among many others. You compete in racing and progressively release forms of customization for your cars.
In addition the game also features multiplayer mode where you can compete against up to 12 other players. If you like racing games, you will surely want to try Asphalt 8. Soon you will understand why it is on the list of most downloaded iPhone games. Click the link to download it!
11. Monster Strike
Monster Strike is a game developed and released in 2013 in Japan. It features elements of RPG and pool games. You use your ball-shaped characters to hit the enemies encountered in each level. The game has several features, you can merge monsters, choose which ones are best to play and defeat bosses.
Unfortunately for us in the West, the English version of the game was canceled and removed from the App Store in August 2017. Outside of Japan, the game was not as successful as the company expected.
12. Puzzle & Dragons
Puzzle & Dragons is a match 3 puzzle game featuring elements of RPG and strategy. Developed and released in 2012 in Japan, the game quickly rose to high positions in the list of most downloaded games on the iPhone.
In it, in addition to going through the stages that gradually get harder, you can also collect monsters to be part of your team. There are over 4000 different monster types to purchase. Interested? Access it through the link!
13. Clash Royale
Clash Royale is a highly acclaimed strategy game, easily entering the list of most downloaded iPhone games. It was developed by the same company that created Clash of Clans, so several visual elements are similar. In it you collect troop cards, spells and structures for your deck. The game requires quite a bit of strategy, using the cards your goal is to defeat the enemy king to win the match.
It features multiplayer mode, allowing you to challenge other players to battle. In addition, it also has a clan war mode. Want to try it on? Click on the link to access!
14. Pokémon GO
Pokémon GO was launched for smartphones in 2016 and immediately became one of the best known games in the world. With the Pokémon franchise already being very famous, it was easy for Pokémon GO to get on the list of most downloaded iPhone games. It is a game that features aspects of augmented reality. You use “the real world” as a map to find Pokémon and capture them. They can literally appear anywhere in your city, near your home, in parks, beaches, etc.
The game is free, but it also offers in-app purchases to get some advantages. Have you thought about catching a Pokémon while touring the city? You can download it via the link!
15. Talking Tom Cat
Talking Tom is a virtual pet game, very popular and great for children. It was released in 2010, quickly becoming the most downloaded app that year. In it you play and interact with a virtual cat. It can repeat what you say, you can also feed it, among many other functions.
The application is still one of the most famous in this niche and has several other acclaimed titles, such as Talking Tom Candy Run, Talking Tom Camp, among others. Interested? Click the link to download it!
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