The iPhone has always been a great place for gamers, but Apple Arcade puts a new spin on things. After a free one-month trial, it costs $5 per month to subscribe, but that fee gives you and your family unrestricted access to a wonderland of great games with no in-app subscriptions or advertisements in sight. The service launched with more than 100 new and exclusive games alongside a few familiar titles from other platforms, and more are being added all the time. Apple Arcade works on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, but also on Macs and the iPod Touch.
To help you get started, we’ve picked out our favorites, the cream of the crop. These are the best Apple Arcade games you can play right now. You may also want to check out our picks for the best iPhone games.