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Apple Arcade’s collection of classic games just keeps growing [Updated]


'Human: Fall Flat+' on Apple Arcade
The very odd platforming game Human: Fall Flat+ is now on Apple Arcade.
Photo: 505 Games/Apple Arcade

Apple just added Human: Fall Flat+ to the hundreds of games already in Apple Arcade. And Clue: The Classic Mystery Game+ and Osmos+ joined the service earlier in March.

These “App Store Greats” are available to Arcade subscribers without the usual up-front fee or in-app purchases.

6 reasons you should play Sneaky Sasquatch


6 reasons you should play'Sneaky Sasquatch'
Sneaky Sasquatch is a standout hit for Apple's gaming service. You really should try it.
Image: Rac7 Games/Apple Arcade

Sneaky Sasquatch is a delightful game on Apple Arcade. It lets players live the life of a Sasquatch doing regular, everyday things this mysterious forest dweller does: sneak around campgrounds stealing picnic baskets, play golf, ski, learn to drive. That sort of thing.

If you haven’t discovered it yet, here are six reason why it’s worth playing.

7 reasons you should be slashing through Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon


'Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon' is a 16-bit rogue-ke dungeon crawler.
You and three friends can plumb the depths of the Chronos Dungeon on your way to save the world.
Image: Cornfox & Brothers

Oceanhorn: Chronos Dungeon is one of the best RPGs in Apple Arcade. It’s a relatively simple dungeon crawler in the spirit of great 16-bit games of the past like Gauntlet. And it can be enjoyed by up to four players at once.

I’ve spent more hours than I could possibly count playing this title from Cornfox & Brothers. Here are seven reasons I think you’ll like it too.

6 reasons you should be spinning your way through Sp!ng


6 reasons you should be spining your way through 'Sp!ng'
Flip your way through a moving maze in Sp!ng.
Screenshot: SMG Studios

Sp!ng challenges players to maneuver through a vertical maze while collecting gems. It’s easy to learn — you play with a single finger. The game can be exciting or relaxing, depending on how you play.

This offering from SMG Studio is one of my favorites on Apple Arcade. Here are six reasons why I think you’ll like it, too.

Enjoy some light, charming fun with Kimono Cats


Enjoy some light, charming fun with 'Kimono Cats'
Kids can relax while having fun with the latest addition to Apple Arcade.
Image: HumaNature Studios

Choose your cat and their feline friend then wander through a Japanese “matsuri” festival playing mini games in Kimono Cats. Intended for children, it’s both charming and easy to play.

The game debuted Friday on Apple Arcade, and there are versions for a wide variety of Apple computers.

5 fun reasons you should be playing Spire Blast


5 reasons you should be playing 'Spire Blast'
Spire Blast is a mix of challenging puzzles and the simple joy of blowing stuff up.
Screenshot: Orbital Knight

Spire Blast is one of the best casual games on Apple Arcade. It’s a physics-based match puzzler that involves plenty of fun destruction.

With more than 200 titles on Apple’s gaming service, it’s not easy finding the best. Here are five reasons Spire Blast is worth trying today.

Cultivate your dream farm in Farmside on Apple Arcade


Cultivate your dream farm in 'Farmside' on Apple Arcade
Enjoy building a farm in Farmside without the hassle of in-app purchases.
Screenshot: The Label/Apple Arcade

Farmside is a farming simulator that escapes the biggest problem with the genre: nagging in-app purchases. The game is on Apple Arcade which doesn’t allow games to pester players for money.

Plant then harvest crops, raise animals and more in the new title that’s playable on a variety of Apple devices, including iPhone and Mac.

Take up rocket-powered water racing in Riptide GP: Renegade+


Take up rocket-powered water racing in 'Riptide GP: Renegade+'
Don't go street racing, try hydrojet racing instead.
Screenshot: Vector Unit

Nothing gets the heart pumping like a good racing game. Riptide GP: Renegade+ challenges players to try hydrojet racing at breakneck speeds, alone or in groups of up to eight.

The game from Vector Unit first debuted several years ago, and was named an App Store Best of 2016. Starting Friday, it’s included with the Apple Arcade subscriptions service for iPhone and other Apple devices.

Smashy, smashy with Castle Crumble on Apple Arcade


Smashy, smashy with 'Castle Crumble' on Apple Arcade
That's a nice-looking castle you got there. Be a shame if something happened to it.
Photo: Orbital Knight

Have fun with creative destruction in Castle Crumble, which challenges players to knock down fortresses with bombs and spells.

The puzzle game debuted Friday on Apple Arcade, and is playable on iPhone, Mac and other Apple devices.