What are the best iPhone games for anxiety?

asked by Anonymous
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    #1Alto's Adventure

    Alto's Adventure

    Alto's Adventure is an adventure game developed by Noodlecake Studios Inc for iOS and Android devices. This game allows the player to join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless snowboarding odyssey. 

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Bobby Guzman
    Written on December 15, 2017
    "Alto's Adventure follows the trend of siluet games and endless runners. This game can be very relaxing with the calm setting and great music. At the same time it can stress you a bit worrying you might no land the jump over the cazum.I really enjoy the lighting and all the weather affects. "
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    #2Prune

    Prune

    Prune allows people to have fun just by swiping their finger. With this beautiful game, you can give shape to your tree while you are hearing a meditative music.

    Games

    iOS, Android

    $3.99

    Charles Collins
    Written on December 11, 2017
    "My only regret is that it doesn't have a creative garden mode where I can have multiple trees (or infinite). I got really into the puzzles in the game and beat it fairly quickly (about 3 hours). Now I really don't know what to do with it as the final creative level is sort of a build and delete on repeat with no sense of fulfillment. Cheers to the makers though. This is one of the most beautiful game experiences on mobile."
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    #3Pigment

    Pigment

    With Pigment, adults can relieve their stress problems. This free application lets you paint as if you had a real paper in front of you. This app also allows you to share your work with family and friends.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Walter West
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "The base program functionality is good, and the color selection is great with the latest update. However, it's quite expensive, and a very large program."
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    #4Titan Jigsaw Puzzles

    Titan Jigsaw Puzzles
    Titan Jigsaw Puzzles is a free game for iOS and Android devices that offers more than 5k pictures to compose. It features up to four puzzle types and you are allowed to upload your own pics.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Vincent Gomez
    Written on December 11, 2017
    "There's a surprising selection of anxiety games for the iPhone. Titan Jigsaw Puzzles is such a lifesaver because it brings back memories of childhood puzzles."
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    #5World of Goo

    World of Goo
    World of Goo is a game where you have to create large structures using balls of goo. The main objective of the game is to get a number of balls to an exit, but to get there you'll have to build bridges, buildings and many other structures.
    Games

    Amazon, Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    Check price

    Diana Washington
    Written on December 18, 2017
    "Sure, the World of Goo game is fun and visually pleasing, but it really shouldn't be advertised as a "game for anxiety". I've worked with people with serious anxiety issues, as well as experienced severe anxiety issues myself, and this app is no substitute for true mindfulness exercises (e.g., meditation, deep breathing, CBT). The best benefit I see from this app is those awkward social situations where you're alone at a bar, waiting for a friend, and want to appear busy on your phone. 0.5/5 - only because it's a fun game, NOT because it's helpful in any way for anxiety."
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    #6Threes!

    Threes!
    Threes! is a free puzzle game by Asher Vollmer that was designed to put the users' brain to work! This game is available on both iOS and Android devices. Users can make simple calculations by placing numbers together in a grid.



    Games

    iOS, Android

    $5.99

    Joe Graham
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "If you've got an iphone like me and have anxiety from time to time, have I got a solution for you! You've got to try your hand at the game Threes! While it's small, it packs a punch and has calmed my nerves down many times because of its interest level and ease of playing. If you like puzzle games that are smaller and lots of fun, you'll love Threes! Check out the reviews too, don't just take my word. Threes! will keep you playing for hours and you won't notice your stress anymore!"
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    #7Neko Atsume Kitty Collector

    Neko Atsume Kitty Collector
    Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector is a cat collecting game. The player can watch cats interact with objects, take photos of them which can be saved in an album, and receive gifts of fish and mementos from them.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Anthony McDonald
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "I was looking around for games to help me with my anxiety. I downloaded this game and didn't like it much. It's a kid's game with silly graphics. It definitely didn't help me with my anxiety (not that the game claims to do this). I should have known better because I hate these types of games. The only reason I gave it a go is because a friend told me to try it. "
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    #8FRAMED

    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

    Eugene Bell
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "FRAMED is a really fun and intuitive puzzle game. Really makes my mind think hard."

Summary

Best What are the best iPhone games for anxiety
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Alto's AdventureGames 12 Free
2PruneGames 11 Paid
3PigmentApps 10 Free
4Titan Jigsaw PuzzlesGames 5 Free
5World of GooGames 5 Paid
6Threes!Games 4 Paid
7Neko Atsume Kitty CollectorApps 3 Free
8FRAMEDGames 0 Paid
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