You might have heard of Apple Arcade, the new subscription product from none other than Apple. If you are tired of free-to-play games with seemingly endless in-app purchases, this service is made for you. With the price of just $4.99, Apple Arcade grants you access to its extensive, constantly updated catalog of premium-quality games. Most importantly, these games contain zero ads and no annoying in-app purchases.
No matter if you enjoy exploring the outdoors, catching a play at the Morrison Center, or going to the movies – there is always time for a quick session for some gaming fun! While you might want to get through the whole Apple Arcade collection, we understand that your time is limited. That’s why we created this list with the five best Apple Arcade games for you. Of course, with a focus on casual games!
Best Casual Games on Apple Arcade
Jenny LeClue – Detectivu
Jenny LeClue – Detectivu is a must-play for all adventure fans. Through gorgeous landscapes and creative gameplay, you will help the young detective Jenny LeClue point and click her way to clear her mother’s name of murder. The game launched to rave reviews from both critics and fans, with many noted its mature theme, stunning visuals and hefty runtime as highlights. HOPA fans should also find this Apple Arcade gem to be right up their alleys!
Card of Darkness
If you are looking for something lighter, less story-driven, we recommend Card of Darkness. From game designer Zach Gage and Pendleton Ward, a creator of the hit animated show Adventure Time, comes a card-based puzzle game that is guaranteed to get you addicted. With each cleverly-designed level, you have to strategize your way to the goal using card decks. With each card deck containing treasures as well as danger, you never know what you are getting yourself into and that is what makes Card of Darkness constantly exciting!
Murder Mystery Machine
Lovers of murder mysteries will want to check out Murder Mystery Machine. Like all good murder mystery games, this new Apple Arcade adventure game will have you investigating crime scenes, interviewing suspects and most importantly, collecting and analyzing evidence. Help rookie detective Cassandra Clarke makes her mark in the District Crime Agency. Murder Mystery Machine is an episodic adventure game so you will get to experience new storylines every so often. The first episode is available now with the second episode to follow-up later this year.
Projection: First Light
Projection: First Light is a unique new platformer slash adventure game available now on Apple Arcade. Follow Greta, a curious girl living in a mythological shadow world, as she embarks on a journey of self-enlightenment and interacts with thought leaders from various cultures she travels to. With top-shelf production and a focus on self-reflection, Projection: First Light is like the more somber sister of the legendary iOS game, Monument Valley.
Frogger in Toy Town
From Q-Games comes a new exciting family-friendly adventure. Frogger in Toy Town takes you on a chaotic level-by-level journey as Frogger attempts to rescue all the baby frogs scattered throughout the human world. By integrating the toy theme and building an engrossing world through a frog’s eye, Frogger in Toy Town is able to deliver an imaginative experience that is both fantastic to look at and fun to live in.
These are just five out of countless awesome premium titles that are now available to play on Apple Arcade in 2019. Click here to subscribe to Apple Arcade and get one month of fun for free!
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