What are the best games with good storylines for iPhone?

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    #1Deemo

    Deemo

    Deemo is a mix between a story based game and the mechanics of music games like Rock Band. The story develops through music playing and shows the life of a solitary man who meets a little girl from another land. The way to make her return is by growing a magic tree that grows with piano music. 

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Joe Miller
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Meh, steer clear from this game. The UI is terrible and the whole game just terribly reeks of incompetence. Please for the love of God do not get this game."
  2. 22

    #2Yesterday

    Yesterday

    Yesterday is a noir point-and-click adventure game with a visual style that mixes videogames, movies and comics. Join Henry White and Cooper in this thriller, in which you have to investigate the murders of beggars in New York.


    Games

    iOS, Windows

    $6.99

    George Ford
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "I installed Yesterday on my Android phone, and I'm really enjoying its unique style. You need to investigate some murders of homeless in New York, and you will be fully immersed in a movie-like atmosphere. Really nice game!"
  3. 19

    #380 Days

    80 Days
    80 Days is a steampunk gamebook that is based on the famous novel by Jules Verne "80 days around the world." In the game you will play as Phileas Fogg and you will have to choose a route and go to different cities to complete your journey.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Charles Jacobs
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "A great game with a storyline that won't leave you bored and annoyed. Storylines are so hard to find."
  1. 19

    #4Who Is The Killer? Episode I

    Who Is The Killer? Episode I

    This game is the first episode of the series Who Is The Killer? Is based on classical detective rules: you are trapped in a castle with seven characters and have to find out who is the murderer. 

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jorge Alberto Baltazar
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Who Is The Killer? Episode 1 has one of the greatest storylines I've ever played on a IPhone. I was not expecting to be so impressed by a mobile game, but this game made me change my mind. The story revolves around solving a murder case and it was so engaging. As more people were killed I was motivated more and more to find the killer and see how the story would end."
  2. 19

    #5The Silent Age

    The Silent Age
    The Silent Age is a point-and-click adventure game that will take you to a dystopian future where mankind has gone extinct. Let it trap you with its mind-bending puzzles, its visual effects and a great soundtrack.


    Games

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Alexander Valdez
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "It seems like this game has a storyline that is its best part"
  3. 15

    #6Rebuild

    Rebuild
    Rebuild is a strategy game developed by Northway Games where you must gather the survivors of the zombie apocalypse and defend your fort against the attacks from the undead.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $2.99

    Shreya Sengupta
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "The rating for this app is designated as Teen, so if you're looking for a family friendly story type game, this one wouldn't be a good fit for you. There is some graphic content, and the story line is survival, thus you can loot and other things that are considered illegal in a non game world."
  4. 12

    #7FRAMED

    FRAMED
    FRAMED is an entertaining game of puzzle developed by Noodlecake Studios Inc. With a jazz music soundtrack, this game requires you to organize panels of a comic book to turn the consequence of the story.


     

    Games

    iOS, Android

    $3.99

    Janet Martinez
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Framed is a fun way to experience a story -- you are actually putting it together! So as you play, you feel the mystery slowly resolve itself :)"
  5. 11

    #8Gemini Rue

    Gemini Rue
    Gemini Rue is a sci-fi noir point and click adventure set in a world where life is cheap, identities are bought and sold, and a quest for redemption can have the power to change the fate of the entire galaxy.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    $9.99

    Olivia Guerrero
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "The choice of game is good but takes extra research to discover if it's actually an iphone game. The solution takes you to the Steam page which isn't for iPhone games at all, it's for PC games"
  6. 10

    #9Chaos Rings III

    Chaos Rings III
    Chaos Rings III is an RPG game that follows the spirit of its predecessors. It has a complex storyline and high quality graphics and soundtrack.  Explore lands, discover treasures and face monsters in a legendary world.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $19.99

    Raymond Cole
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "There have been many games released over the years for iOS, but Chaos Rings III has been able to engage on a level that others failed. This is a great game that presents itself with great graphics and an engaging story. I recommend it highly."
  7. 7

    #10Old Man's Journey

    Old Man's Journey

    Old Man's Journey is a game with a powerful narrative in which you will explore life's complexities through an old man's eyes. Interact with the environment, solve puzzles and enjoy the gorgeous hand-drawn landscapes.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Billy Bowman
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "Old Man’s Journey, a soul-searching puzzle adventure, tells a story of life, loss, and hope. Interacting with the world around you, you'll shape the landscape to create the old man's path forward. Experience heartache and hope as you embark on a heartfelt journey through a sun kissed world"
  8. 5

    #11Out There: Omega Edition

    Out There: Omega Edition
    Out There: Omega Edition is a strategy game developed by Mi- Clos Studio. In this game, you are an astronaut who recently awakened from cryonics, set in an unknown part of the galaxy,  and upgrading your ship.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $3.99

    Judy Chapman
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "This is a popular game, published in 2013 for Android smartphones. It has won a plethora of awards and is very popular with the the 27K users who gave reviews. The graphics are arcade style, which makes this an easy game to play on a phone. However, there are warnings about how difficult this game is to play; a forum has been set up to answer questions and offer advice."
  9. 4

    #12Device 6

    Device 6

    Device 6 is a text based game in which the written word will be your map. Get into an intriguing story and follow Anna in this adventure. Read, listen and peek into 3D photos to solve the puzzles.

    Games

    iOS

    $3.99

    Michael Robinson
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "The game is honestly one of the best I have ever played. The concept is something that I have never seen or experienced in any other game. The storyline is intense and makes you not want to put your phone done. The puzzles are both unique and challenging which makes the game fun to keep playing. "
  10. 1

    #13Dust: An Elysian Tail

    Dust: An Elysian Tail
    Dust: An Elysian Tail is a 2D platformer with a gorgeous hand-painted world. As the mysterious warrior, Dust, you'll embark on a action-packed journey in search for your true identity.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, iOS

    $14.99

    Syonx verk
    Written on June 29, 2019
    "It feel different than many of the other RPG esc games in this genre simply by it's looks, but also shows a relative intelligence with story making. Overall, you just need to play it if you want to know whether it's for you or not."
  11. 0

    #14Blackbar

    Blackbar

    Blackbar is a text based game set in a dystopian future. Full of black humor, the game critiques censorship and will keep you trying and thinking to solve the puzzles featured.

    Games

    iOS, Android

    $2.99

    Jeffrey Cook
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "Ew what a waste of time this game was. No graphics to be had at all. I loves games where you solve mysteries but this is just bland. I gave it a chance and I couldn't even make sense of the story."
  12. 0

    #15Sorcery!

    Sorcery!

    Sorcery! is an interactive gamebook adventure created by the designer Steve Jackson with illustrations of John Blanche. In this game the story changes in real time depending on your choices. 

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Terry Santos
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "Sorcery was made by the creator of one of my favorite RPG games, Fable so I really wanted to try it out. I was not disappointed by the gameplay and storyline. It's really a high quality game for smartphones. It's $4.99 but well worth it."

Summary

Best What are the best games with good storylines for iPhone
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1DeemoGames 25 Free
2YesterdayGames 22 Paid
380 DaysGames 19 Paid
4Who Is The Killer? Episode IGames 19 Free
5The Silent AgeGames 19 Free
6RebuildGames 15 Paid
7FRAMEDGames 12 Paid
8Gemini RueGames 11 Paid
9Chaos Rings IIIGames 10 Paid
10Old Man's JourneyGames 7 Paid
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