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NBA 2K22 and Sneaky Sasquatch make Apple Arcade’s list of year’s best games

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NBA 2K22 and Sneaky Sasquatch make Apple Arcade’s list of year’s best games
Looking for some new games to try? Here's Apple's own picks for the best in Apple Arcade.
Graphic: Apple Arcade

Apple just revealed the 20 titles that made the Apple Arcade Top Games of 2022. At the top is NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition, as well as the revamped version of The Oregon Trail.

The best-of list includes a range of options for many types of players.

Have a ball with Football Manager 2023 on iPhone and Mac

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Have a ball with Football Manager 2023 on iPhone and Mac
Show you have the chops to manage a world-class football club.
Photo: Sega

With the FIFA World Cup a week away, the latest version of the Sega’s hugely popular sports management game Football Manager 2023 launched for a range of Apple devices. Play to find out if you have what it takes to take a club to the top.

It’s available as a stand-alone app or as part of Apple Arcade.

These 7 spooky Apple Arcade games dish out Halloween treats

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These 7 spooky Apple Arcade games dish out Halloween treats
Here are the best games with the unquiet dead available on Apple Arcade for your Halloween enjoyment.
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Halloween is almost here, making this a great weekend to play some spooky games. Apple Arcade has a nice selection of these to help you enjoy the creepy season.

Here are the best options in Apple’s gaming service to find ghosts, ghouls and goblins.

Basketball fans can jump into the action in NBA 2K23 on Apple Arcade

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Basketball fans can jump in the action in 'NBA 2K23' on Apple Arcade
Don't just watch the games. Get into the action in NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition.
Photo: 2K

Basketball season starts today, and that brings the launch of NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition. In the new version, players can take on “Greatest of All-Time” NBA players. That includes Michael Jordan, Shaq and more.

The game is now available on a range of Apple devices for subscribers to Apple Arcade.

Apple Arcade collection of classic games keeps growing

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Puzzle with time in 'The Gardens Between+'
The Gardens Between+ is one of four classic games recently added to Apple Arcade.
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Apple Arcade subscribers can now enjoy The Gardens Between+, which challenges player to solve puzzles by manipulating time. It’s a classic title joining Apple’s game service.

In recent weeks, Gris+, Gin Rummy Classic+ and Spider Solitaire: Card Game+ also joined Apple Arcade.

Delve into adventure in Shovel Knight Dig on Apple Arcade

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Shovel Knight Dig is now on Apple Arcade
The shovel is mightier than the sword!
Photo: Yacht Club Games/Apple Arcade

Fans of classic arcade games should enjoy Shovel Knight Dig, a retro adventure game that launched Friday. Players guide a hero down deep into the earth to fight monsters and win treasure with the aid of his trusty Shovel Blade.

The latest offering from Yacht Club Games debuted Friday on Apple Arcade for a range of Apple computers.

New Apple Arcade game Garden Tails is painfully cute

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New Apple Arcade game 'Garden Tails' is painfully cute
A new match-3 game includes plenty of fuzzy bunnies.
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Garden Tails: Match and Grow is a new match-3 game for nature lovers who are looking for a calming time-killer. Play through a series of levels to unlock flowers, bushes and friendly animals.

It debuted Friday on Apple Arcade, and there are versions for a range of Apple computers.

Horizon Chase 2 retro racer zooms onto Apple Arcade

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'Horizon Chase 2' retro racer zooms onto Apple Arcade
Dodge your rivals in a new retro racer for Apple computers.
Photo: Aquiris Games

Race around the world in a custom car in Horizon Chase 2, the latest addition to Apple Arcade. The retro racer offers beautiful visuals and online multiplayer for all game modes.

The title is available to download now for Apple computers big and small.

Tom Hanks’ new Hanx101 Trivia game hits Apple Arcade

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Tom Hanks' new 'Hanx101 Trivia' game hits Apple Arcade
Test your brainpower in Hanx101 Trivia from Tom Hanks.
Photo: BlueLine Studios/Apple Arcade

Screen legend Tom Hanks just launched a game for a range of Apple devices. Hanx101 Trivia has questions in categories from history to math, geography to food.

It’s available now exclusively in the Apple Arcade subscription service.