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Apple Arcade has dozens of fun games for iOS users of all ages in multiple genres. The game subscription service, which launched last year for Apple devices, costs $4.99 per month. The service debuted with a set of select games and has been adding titles to its catalog since.  If you’re looking for something fun, manageable and family-friendly, especially while everyone is home together over school breaks, here are a few games from Apple Arcade.

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Apple Arcade Games For 5 Year Olds

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Apple Arcade makes gaming a family activity.Sarah Tew/CNET

In a time when we question how much screen time is too much for our kids, it’s given they know how to use a phone from an early age. But that raises another problem. Even though a 6-year-old might know how to find games on their parent’s phone, they still need age-appropriate content. 

Way of the Turtle 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

Way of the Turtle is a cute, colorful, single-player platform game. In the first level, you play as Mr. Turtle and must find Ms. Turtle while on your honeymoon. Navigate a beach obstacle course while avoiding traps and gathering coins. As you continue, you’ll earn shells that give you more abilities. The only trouble is that Mr. Turtle never stops moving, which might make him difficult to maneuver sometimes. 

Fledgling Heroes 

Apple recommends: 9 years and up

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Apple Arcade

Take to the skies as Biscuit the Brave, a young macaw, in this tropical platform game. Tapping the screen makes Biscuit fly. Too much tapping sends the macaw too high, not enough tapping drops it too low. You must maintain the right altitude to avoid enemies and obstacles while collecting coins. As you explore more islands, you’ll learn tricks and meet different characters like Penny the Penguin, who wants to be a pirate. 

Dodo Peak 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

In this upbeat game, you play as a dodo bird who has to save its eggs when they roll out of the nest. Get them home safely while collecting coins, avoiding obstacles like monkeys and snakes and unlocking more dodos. The game has challenges like getting all the eggs back safely in under 30 seconds. 

Lego Brawls 

Apple recommends: 9 years and up

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There are countless ways to create your character in this fast-paced 4v4 multiplayer that’s set in the Lego universe. Every stage of the game brings new challenges, goals and quirky power-ups, like a pie launcher, a cactus suit, a snake car or a hot dog stand. Lego Brawls walks you through the controls, so even those unfamiliar with gaming can play. Jump into a party or a brawl — or keep training. 

Frogger in Toytown 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

In this game, you must rescue lost “froglets” from inside the human’s house. You’ll navigate a toy-filled terrain performing various tasks like avoiding being squashed by little cars, climbing block-buildings, collecting jelly beans and saving the froglets. When you rescue a froglet, they hop on Frogger’s back (which is just as cute as you think it is). If you liked the old-school Frogger, you might like this remaster. 

The Enchanted World 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

The Enchanted World centers around a young fairy whose magical world is torn apart by dark forces. In this fantasy game, you must repair the fairy’s world with sliding puzzles. The tasks are set to a soothing soundtrack, and there’s no time limit on solving the game. One of my favorite parts of Enchanted World is that the inspiration for it came from the developers’ childhoods in war-torn Bosnia. More than just a game, the story behind its creation also could be a way to start a conversation between parents and children about serious issues in the world. 

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Sonic Racing 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

Sonic is a classic. There’s a good chance that you know who the speedy little hedgehog is, even if you’ve never played the games featuring him. The game is fun with controls that aren’t hard to pick up. You’ll race on teams with Sonic, Tails and Knuckles. As you level up, you can change your team to more characters like Shadow, Amy and others. To win you’ll need to maneuver your car to grab as many rings as possible while avoiding traps. 

Sneaky Sasquatch 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

In Sneaky Sasquatch, you’ll play just that: A sneaky sasquatch. But you also get help from a clever raccoon. Sneak into the campsite and fill your backpack with snacks. Sometimes other animals, like the snoozing bear, are willing to pay for some picnic leftovers. You can use the money at the raccoon’s shop. Just make sure you tip-toe so you don’t get caught by the surly park ranger or scare any campers. 

Rayman Mini 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

Rayman is another classic like Sonic. The platformer doesn’t use a timer and lets you try as many times as you need to progress. While you jump, bounce off of flowers and slide down streams of water, you gather lums (little firefly type bugs), coins and other special prizes along the way. 

Pinball Wizard 

Apple recommends: 4 years and up

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Apple Arcade

The developers of Frosty Pop paired a timeless game with a fun story. You play as a young apprentice who must bring peace back to your homeland by restoring a lost treasure in a high tower. Along the way, you must defeat enemies and collect keys to find the next room. The game works like a pinball game: The higher you go, the more health you lose if you fall out of the ring. 

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Apple Arcade: Full list of games you can play on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV

Apple Arcade has 150 games you can play right now for only $5 a month, and new ones are added nearly every week.

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Apple entered the mobile-gaming world back in 2019 with the release of Apple Arcade. The subscription gaming service costs $5 a month and lets you play 150 new and exclusive games across the iPhoneiPad, Mac, iPod Touch and Apple TV

Plus, with the release of Apple’s iPhone 12 devices, you can get a three-month free trial of Apple Arcade with the purchase of a new device. Even if you don’t buy a new phone, if you’re signing up for Apple Arcade for the first time, you get a one-month free trial. To try the service out, open the App Store and tap the little joystick icon at the bottom of the screen.

The Apple One subscription bundle also launched last year, which makes it easier and more affordable to get up to six Apple subscription services, Apple Arcade included, for one price.

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Here are all the games now available to play on Apple Arcade, updated as new games are released. You can also check out our list of the Apple Arcade games that we’re still waiting to arrive, such as Proxi and Fantasian.

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Agent Intercept
Developer: PikPok Games

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
Developer: Ustwo Games

All of You
Developer: Alike Studio

Assemble With Care
Developer: UsTwo Games

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Assemble with Care from UsTwo Games.Apple/ Screenshot by Shelby Brown/ CNET

Atone: Heart of the Elder Tree
Developer: Wildboy Studios

Ballistic Baseball
Developer: Gameloft

Battle Sky Brigade: Harpooner
Developer: BattleBrew

Beyond a Steel Sky
Developer: Revolution Software

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Beyond Blue
Developer: E-Line Media 

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Beyond Blue from E-line Media.Beyond Blue/Twitter

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Big Time Sports
Developer: Frosty Pop

Bleak Sword
Developers: Devolver and Luis Moreno Jimenez

The Bradwell Conspiracy
Developers: Bossa Studios and A Brave Plan

Butter Royale 
Developer: Mighty Bear Games

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Butter Royale from Mighty Bear Games.Apple

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Card of Darkness
Developer: Zach Gage

Cardpocalypse
Developers: Versus Evil and Gambrinos

Cat Quest II 
Developer: Gentlebros Games

Charrua Soccer
Developer: Batovi Games Studio

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ChuChu Rocket! Universe
Developers: Universe and Sega

The Collage Atlas
Developer: John Evelyn

Creaks
Developer: Amanita Design

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Creaks is a mysterious and creepy hand-painted puzzle platformer. Apple

Read more: Creaks game creeps into Apple Arcade’s neighborhood

Cricket Through the Ages
Developers: Devolver and Free Lives

Crossy Road Castle
Developer: Hipster Whale

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Dead End Job
Developer: Headup Games

Dear Reader
Developer: Local No. 12

Decoherence
Developer: Efecto Studios

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Decoherence from Efecto Studios.Apple

Discolored
Developer: Shifty Eye

Dodo Peak
Developer: Moving Pieces Interactive 

Don’t Bug Me
Developer: Frosty Pop

Doomsday Vault
Developer: Flightless

Down in Bermuda
Developer: Yak & Co

Dread Nautical 
Developer: Zen Studios

EarthNight
Developers: Shifty Eye Games and Cleaversoft

The Enchanted World 
Developer: Noodlecake

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Exit the Gungeon
Developer: Devolver

Explottens
Developer: weRplay

Fallen Knight
Publisher: Fair Play Studios

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Fledgling Heroes
Developers: Subtle Boom

A Fold Apart
Developer: Lightning Rod Games 

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Frogger in Toy Town
Developer: Konami

Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows
Developer: Devolver Digital

The Get Out Kids
Developer: Frosty Pop

Grindstone
Developer: Capybara Games

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Grindstone from Capybara Games.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

Guildlings
Publisher: Sirvo Studios

Hexaflip: the Action Puzzler
Developers: Rogue Games

Hogwash
Developer: Bossa Studios

Hot Lava
Developer: Klei Entertainment

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Hot Lava from Klei Entertainment.Klei

HyperBrawl Tournament 
Developers: Milky Tea Limited

Inmost
Developers: Hidden Layer Games and Chucklefish Games

Jenny LeClue
Developers: Joe Russ and Ben Tillett

Jumper Jon
Developers: Joe Russ and Ben Tillett

King’s League II
Developer: Kurechii

Kings of the Castle
Developer: Frosty Pop

Read more: Kings of the Castle gives Apple Arcade the royal treatment

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The Last Campfire from Hello Games.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

The Last Campfire
Developer: Hello Games

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Legend of the Skyfish 2
Developers: Crescent Moon Games and Mother Gaia Studio

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Lego Builder’s Journey
Developer: Light Brick

Read more: Lego Builder’s Journey now available exclusively on Apple Arcade

Lego Brawls
Developers: Lego and Red Games

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Lego Brawls from Lego and Red games.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

Lifelike
Developer: Kunabi Brother

Lifeslide
Developer: Dreamteck

Little Orpheus
Developer: The Chinese Room

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Loud House: Outta Control
Developer: Nickelodeon

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Lumen
Developer: Lykke

Marble It Up: Mayhem!
Publisher: Marble It Up

Marble Knights
Developer: WayForward

Mind Symphony 
Developer: Rogue Games

Mini Motorways
Developer: Dinosaur Polo Club

Monomals
Developer: Picomy

Manifold Garden
Developer: William Chyr

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Manifold Garden from William Chyr.Manifold Garden/Twitter

A Monster’s Expedition
Developer: Draknek Limited 

The Mosaic
Developer: Krillbite Studio

Murder Mystery Machine
Developers: Blazing Griffin

Mutazione
Developer: Die Gute Fabrik

Necrobarista
Developer: Route 59

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Necrobarista from Route 59 Games.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

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Neo Cab
Developer: Chance Agency

Neversong
Developer: Serenity Forge

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Next Stop Nowhere
Developer: Night School Studio

Nightmare Farm
Developers: Hit-point Co.

No Way Home
Developer: SMG Studio

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Nuts
Developer: Noodlecake

Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon
Developer: Cornfox & Bros.

Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm
Developer: Cornfox & Bros.

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Oceanhorn 2 from Cornfox & Bros.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

Read more: Oceanhorn 2 new Golden Edition update launches on Apple Arcade

Operator 41
Developer: Shifty Eye Games

The Otherside
Developers: Barbacube

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Outlanders
Developers: Pomelo Games

Over the Alps
Developer: Stave Studios

Overland
Developer: Finji

Pac-Man Party Royale 
Developer: Bandai Namco

Painty Mob
Developers: Devolver

The Pathless
Developer: Annapurna Interactive and Giant Squid

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The Pathless from Annapurna Interactive.Apple

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Patterned
Developer: Borderleap

Pilgrims
Developers: Amanita Design

Populus Run
Developer: FiftyTwo

Possessions
Developers: Noodlecake and Lucid Labs

Pinball Wizard
Developer: Frosty Pop

Projection: First Light
Developers: Blowfish Studios and Shadowplay Studios

Punch Planet
Developer: Block Zero

Rayman Mini
Developer: Ubisoft

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Rayman Mini from Ubisoft.Apple Arcade

Red Reign
Developer: Ninja Kiwi Games

Redout: Space Assault
Developer: 34 Big Things

Reigns: Beyond
Developer: Devolver Digital

Roundguard
Developers: Wonderbelly Games

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Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time
Developer: Adult Swim

Read more: Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time releases on Apple Arcade

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Sayonara WIld Hearts from Annapurna Interactive.Annapurna Interactive

Sayonara Wild Hearts
Developers: Annapurna Interactive and Simogo

Read more: Sayonara Wild Hearts named Apple Arcade Game of the Year

Scrappers 
Developer: Q-Games

Read moreApple Arcade’s Scrappers game has futuristic trash collectors, robots and turf wars

Secret Oops!
Developer: MixedBag

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Shantae and the Seven Sirens
Developer: WayForward

Shinsekai Into the Depths
Developer: Capcom

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Shinsekai Into the Depths from Capcom.Capcom/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

Read moreShinsekai Into the Depths delivers Apple Arcade’s most console-like game

ShockRods
Developer: Stainless Games

Skate City
Developers: Snowman and Agens

Slash Quest!
Developer: Noodlecake

Sneaky Sasquatch
Developer: RAC7

Sociable Soccer 2020
Publisher: Rogue Games

Sonic Racing
Developers: Sega and HardLight

South of the Circle
Developer: State of Play

Read more: Apple Arcade’s South of the Circle redefines the adventure game

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South of the Circle from State of Play.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

Spaceland
Developer: Tortuga Team

Speed Demons
Developer: Radian Games

Spek
Developer: RAC7 Games

Spelldrifter
Developer: Free Range Games

Spidersaurs
Developer: WayForward

Sp!ng
Developer: SMG Studios

Spire Blast
Developer: Orbital Knight

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Spongebob Patty Pursuit from Nickelodeon.Apple

Spongebob: Patty Pursuit
Developer: Nickelodeon

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Spyder
Developer: Sumo Digital

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Star Fetched
Publisher: Crescent Moon Games

Stela
Publisher: Skybox Labs

Stellar Commanders
Developer: Blindflug Studios

Steven Universe: Unleash the Light
Developers: Cartoon Network and Rebecca Sugar

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Stranded Sails
Developers: Shift Eye Games

Super Impossible Road
Developer: Rogue Games

Super Mega Mini Party
Publisher: Red Mini Games

Survival Z
Developer: Ember Entertainment

The Survivalists
Developers: Team17

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Takeshi & Hiroshi
Publisher: Oink Games

Tales of Memo
Publisher: Ten Days

Tangle Tower
Developer: SFB Games

Things That Go Bump
Developers: Tinybop

Tint
Developer: Lykke Studios

Towaga
Towaga: Among Shadows from Noodlecake.Sunnyside Games

Towaga: Among Shadows
Developers: Noodlecake and Sunnyside Games

Towers of Everland
Developers: Cobra Mobile

Ultimate Rivals: The Rink
Developer: Bit Fry

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UFO on Tape: First Contact
Developer: Revolutionary Concepts

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Various Daylife
Developer: Square Enix

Warp Drive
Developer: Supergonk

Way of the Turtle
Developer: Illusion Labs 

What the Golf?
Developer: Triband

Where Cards Fall
Developers: Snowman and The Game Band

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Where Cards Fall from Snowman.Apple/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET

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Winding Worlds
Developer: Ko_op

Word Laces
Developer: Minimega

World’s End Club
Developer: IzanagiGames

Yaga
Developers: Versus Evil and Breadcrumbs Interactive

Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes
Developers: Firefly Games

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