The 11 Best Free Games for your new iPhone or iPad

Got a new iPhone or iPad recently? You should download these free games to have fun in your Christmas holidays.

  • Plants vs. Zombies 2

Plants vs Zombies 2, PopCap’s sequel to the wildly popular iOS gaming title, involves the same tower-defense gameplay, where you use plants to kill zombies. The game has been a huge success since its August release, clocking over 25 million downloads.

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  • Clumsy Ninja

If you like the idea of a virtual pet, then this game is for you, except, instead of a virtual pet, you have to train an adorable ninja by making him jump on a trampoline, throw him through a basketball hoop and more. The game is made with great attention to detail, wonderful graphics and great character illustrations.

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  • Candy Crush

A game where you switch and match candies to go through more than 400 levels, with leaderboards, achievements and Facebook integration.

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  • Angry Birds Go

Angry Birds Go is Rovio’s latest title in its massively hit Angry Birds franchise, which is a cross of Mario Kart and Angry Birds. The game includes the familiar bird and pig characters participating in a downhill racing game set on a “3D piggy island” with upgrades and special powers.

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  • Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3 is the third edition of EA’s successful gaming title, which features 45 cars from makers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti, and Audi, real tracks from locations all around the world and a time-shifted multiplayer experience where two players can battle it out asynchronously.

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  • Asphalt 8

Asphalt 8: Airborne, Gameloft’s latest title in the Asphalt series of games, released a few months ago with new locations, an expanded set of cars and an all-new physics engine that powers the game’s in-air action. The game’s highlight, as its name suggests, is the “airborne” action with ramps, barrel rolls and “wild 360º jumps.”

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  • FIFA 14

Soccer fan? Download and play EA’s latest edition of FIFA for iPhone and iPad with 33 leagues, 600 licensed teams and 16,000 players.

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  • Minion Rush

Are you a Despicable Me fan? If so, you’ll love this game. It features the same endless runner gameplay as Temple Run, but with minions running.

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  • Temple Run 2

Temple Run 2 is an endless runner game, where you have to run, jump, turn and slide to run the farthest you can without bumping into obstacles, or falling off the path.

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  • Letterpress

Letterpress is a brilliant, yet simple, multiplayer, word based game by Tweetie developer Loren Brichter. Your aim is to have more blue letters in the playing grid than red ones by making words, and stealing your opponent’s tiles.

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  •  QuizUp

Take quizzes on topics you’re familiar (or not familiar) with, and compete against your friends to see who scores the highest.

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Have any of your own favorite iOS games? Post them in the comments below.