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5 Best Apple Arcade Games

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With players being able to access fantastic gaming experiences at their fingertips, it can be hard to choose. There are a multitude of titles to choose from, with varying genres and tones that suit different players. That said, there are certain titles that stand out above the others in terms of popularity and playability. So, to highlight some of the best titles that Apple Arcade has to offer, please enjoy our list of the 5 Best Apple Arcade Games in July 2023.

5. TMNT: Splintered Fate

We begin today by starting off our list of the best Apple Arcade games with a game that captures that classic gaming feel. TMNT: Splintered Fate is a game in which players will be able to play as their favorite TMNT character. The combat in the game is fluid and remains faithful to its source material in its depictions of combat. This is great, as the game features one of the most easily recognizable casts of all time.

The game features a fantastic story, full of the twists and turns that TMNT fans love. This is hardly the only thing the game has going for it, however. The game features multiplayer, so you can bring friends along for the ride in your quest against Shredder. Players being able to play with up to four players allows each player to play as one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This varies the gameplay quite a bit. So, to close, with such a fun gameplay loop, it comes as no surprise this title is one of the best Apple Arcade games to play in July 2023.

4. Temple Run

For our next entry, we have a title that players will no doubt have played at some point. Temple Run is a game that seemingly took over the mass consciousness of mobile gamers for quite some time. Its simplistic gameplay loop allows anyone to pick up the game and immediately understand how to play. This is fantastic, as it removes many of the barriers to entry for mobile gaming. Added to this, is the fact that the game is available on multiple devices, and you have an incredibly accessible title.

Categorized as an Endless Runner, players will be able to avoid obstacles and rack up points for as long as they can survive. This makes the game really challenging the further you get into it. It is this challenge that makes the game so appealing, coupled with the ease of access. The controls for the game are incredibly intuitive as well, so players don't have to worry about clunky gameplay. In closing, Temple Run takes a timeless formula and applies it wonderfully. It is for these reasons it is one of the best games on Apple Arcade to play in July 2023.

3. Wylde Flowers

Switching things up quite a bit, we have Wylde FlowersWylde Flowers is a game that heavily pulls inspiration from life and farming sims. This can be seen throughout the game's wonderful gameplay. Players are thrust into a world of magic, where they must learn to become the best witch they can be. Along the way, players will explore a vibrant world that invites the player in. If players are fans of cozy gaming, then this is certainly a title you should have on your radar.

Players will join the main character Tara in their quest, and along the way, possibly learn more about themselves. The world of Fairhaven is one that invites the player in with fully-voice acted characters. This simple fact alone makes it way easier to sink yourself into the world and its lore throughout your playtime. Added to this, the ability to play this on mobile allows players to pick up and play as they please. So, in conclusion, Wylde Flowers is one of the best games Apple Arcade has to offer in July 2023.

2. Stardew Valley

For our next entry, we have Stardew ValleyStardew Valley, for those unaware, is an incredibly charming farming and life sim. In this game, players are thrust into a position where they come to own a farm. It is up to players to maintain this farm, and perhaps learn more about the meaning of life and romance along the way. The attention to detail and love can be felt in every aspect of the world. Everything from gardening to mining, and character interactions are simply lovely.

For players who enjoy farming and life sims, this game is an absolute staple. So, having it available on mobile devices and specifically Apple Arcade is fantastic. This allows players to pick and play as they wish throughout the day. This makes it an ideal game for players with busy schedules, who simply want to escape for a bit. Additionally, the systems within the game are incredibly rich and offer hours upon hours of entertainment. So, in summation, if you are looking for one of the best games on Apple Arcade look no further than Stardew Valley when looking for something to play in July 2023.

1. NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition

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Wrapping up our list of the best games on Apple Arcade in July 2023, we have NBA 2k23 Arcade Edition. This is a game that allows players who enjoy the fast-paced gameplay of NBA 2K23 to take it on the go. Exclusive to Apple Arcade, this title makes participating in Apple Arcade well worthwhile. Players are able to be competitive with their friends and compete in challenges for dominance. This is great, as it offers the gameplay in a way that feels enticing and intuitive.

For players who are fans of immersion in their games, the game also features many real-life sportscasters. This gives a sense of reality to the games as they are going on. Players can also spend a ton of time perfecting their career in the illustrious MyCareer mode. This is sure to keep players busy as well, as the wealth of content within this title is not only commendable but stellar. That said, players who are more competitive can compete against other players. In conclusion, NBA 2K23 Arcade Edition brings what we love about the game to mobile devices.

So, what's your take on our picks for the 5 Best Apple Arcade Games in July 2023? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.

Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.