What are the best long term games for iPhone or iPad?

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    #1Minecraft: Pocket Edition

    Minecraft: Pocket Edition

    Minecraft Pocket Edition is an action and adventure game offered by Mojang. This game features a multiplayer option for up to 4 friends. It is available on Android and iOS 8.0 or later and compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


    Amazon, Android, iOS, Android

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    Howard Ortega
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "I don't know much about Minecraft. I've only ever played the beta once. The game is very popular and a lot of people love it. Go ahead and give it a try."
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    Hearthstone is a card game available for different platforms like Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. Players can collect cards, prepare your deck, and battle it out with other players. This card-based game is set in the Warcraft universe. 


    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Roger Kelley
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "This is a long running game made by a very well known company, so this would likely fit this search well. This is also a game you could play for a long time and continue to enjoy and find new things in it."
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    #3Implosion - Never Lose Hope

    Implosion - Never Lose Hope

    Implosion - Never Lose Hope is a hack and slash action role-playing game for Android that is free to play for six levels. The game has a fantastic touch interface and is set in a science fiction environment. 


    iOS, Android


    Matthew Cook
    Written on January 19, 2018
    "Implosion is a fairly entertaining 3rd person science fiction mobile game. The controls are optimized for mobile, so it's actually enjoyable to play. The game has a good look, and the levels are interesting. Worth giving a try if you're looking for a science fiction game."
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    #4The Bard's Tale

    The Bard's Tale

    The Bard's Tale is a 3D epic role-playing adventure game for Android and iOS mobile devices. It was developed and offered by inXile entertainment and features a vast world with various enemy types.


    Android, iOS

    $2.99- with in-app purchases

    Kenneth Harris
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "The Bard's Tale is a very encapsulating game. It pulls you into its world and makes you never want to leave it. This game is perfect for casual gamers to hardcore gamers and it never dissapoints! The game makes you feel as if you're a part of its world, and that is what makes this game perfect for gaming in the long run."
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    #5Clash Royale

    Clash Royale
    Clash Royale is a real-time online PvP game that allows users to collect cards that can be used to upgrade spells, improve troops, and erect defenses. Use a wide array of cards to defeat other players in battle!

    iOS, Android, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jesse Myers
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "When I first downloaded this app I didn't really expect it to be as fun as Clash of Clans which I've grown to love, but this game was a nice surprise. It's not a clone of Clash of Clans but there is a little resemblance. The gameplay is great but the real gem at least for me is collecting all my favorite characters."
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    Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Xbox One, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire


    Jack Watkins
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "Terraria is difficult to recommend on mobile devices unless you have a controller. It really just isn't playable with touch controls, and if you're trying to play on a phone the screen is just too small to see what you're doing. It's a good game, but it just isn't very great on mobile."
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    #7Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath

    Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath

    Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath is an open-world, third-person action-adventure with first-person shooter gameplay mixed in. Through this game, the player must pursue and capture outlaws in order to collect bounties. 


    Android, iOS


    Terry Brooks
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath puts some of the best Oddworld characters right into your pocket. I really enjoyed the level design and progression system, it had me entertained for days and days."
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    #8Star Wars: KOTOR

    Star Wars: KOTOR

    Star Wars: KOTOR, also known as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is a role-playing game offered by Aspyr Media, Inc. This is available for Android and also to iOS users with iOS 6.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


    Android, iOS


    Dylan Harvey
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "it is a nice game, i kill my time with it"
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    #9Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

    GTA: Chinatown Wars is a top-down 3D open world game developed by Rockstar Leeds and Rockstar North and was published by Rockstar Games. It was set in the crime zone of Chinatown where you'll try to get a name in the drug dealing business.


    Android, iOS, Nintendo DS


    Patricia Perez
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "I really enjoyed this game. It is a great addition to the GTA saga. The graphics and gameplay thrilled me."
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    #10The Battle of Polytopia

    The Battle of Polytopia

    The Battle of Polytopia is a turn-based strategic adventure game developed by Midjiwan AB. Users can pick and choose among different tribes and wander and explore the sark cold forests of Barduria.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Joe Holmes
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "One of my favorite games I play on iOs is The Battle of Polytopia. There are a lot of different things you can do and you have to have a good game plan to play. I would recommend it for someone looking for a game that will keep you going and going. "
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    #11Tower Duel

    Tower Duel

    Tower Duel is a tower defense game with a real-time strategy pace where players simultaneously attack and defend against real players using towers and units. The mobile game for iOS and Android is developed by Forest Ring Games.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Nancy Little
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "I like this game a lot. It is a lot of fun. It is a little bit of a challenge. You have to be quick. "
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    Crashlands is an adventure role-playing and crafting game created by Butterscotch Shenanigans. It is a game where players take the role of a trucker trying to survive on different planets. It won Gamezebo's Game of the Year award in 2016.


    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows


    Thomas Richards
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I think this is a lovely game and it has one of the best mobile control schemes. It's great for survival and a good storyline. Game saving is easy with an account. Pathfinding is a little off at times but not a big deal."
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    #13Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

    Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

    Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is an adventure role-playing video game created by Square Enix and was first released in 2004. It is set in a fantasy world where the players need to remove the curse inflicted on the royal family.


    Amazon, Android, iOS

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    Ruth Stanley
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "I have a lot of free time to kill in waiting rooms for a while, and was looking for a game that can keep me occupied and won't be over too quickly. This one is great! Super fun, and easy enough."
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    #14Chaos 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.

    Android, iOS


    Aanya Chatterjee
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "This game is wonderful and addicting. I love it. Great and fun characters. Awesome graphics and the music is lovely. "


Best What are the best long term games for iPhone or iPad
1Minecraft: Pocket EditionGames 16 Free
2HearthstoneGames 16 Free
3Implosion - Never Lose HopeGames 11 Free
4The Bard's TaleGames 11 Paid
5Clash RoyaleGames 10 Free
6TerrariaGames 10 Paid
7Oddworld: Stranger's WrathGames 10 Paid
8Star Wars: KOTORGames 9 Paid
9Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsGames 7 Paid
10The Battle of PolytopiaGames 4 Free

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