5 Great Apple Arcade Games for Your Students

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Since its launch a couple of years ago Apple Arcade proved popular among the education community. The gaming service offers access to a wide variety of  learning games that can be played across all iOS compatible devices for a small fee that does not surpass $5 per month. The games featured in Apple Arcade span various themes from "puzzle and adventure games to sports, racing, and multiplayer action games". In today's post we are sharing you what we believe are some of the best educational Arcade games on Apple Arcade. These are games that target numerous learning skills including team work, strategic thinking, problem solving, logical and critical thinking, risk-taking and many more. We invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues. 




"Builder’s Journey is a poetic puzzle that takes place in a LEGO® brick world, brought to life with the most accurately rendered LEGO® elements yet to feature on screens. Be taken through a breathtaking world filled with brick-by-brick effects, accompanied by a beautiful soundtrack."



"From some of the best puzzle designers in the world comes A Monster's Expedition, an adorable and relaxing open world puzzle adventure for monsters who love to learn about humans. By pushing trees over to create pathways, you’ll explore hundreds of islands near and far to learn about the history of “humanity”."



"Electrifying, end-to-end arcade action hockey: Play 3-on-3 hockey at break-neck speeds! Choose your team and then pass, check, shoot, and score in ways you’ve always imagined. Short-session games and intuitive controls make The Rink easy to pick up and play but with deep levels of strategy to explore."


"Rayman has been shrunk to the size of an ant! To undo this spell, insects, mushrooms, leaves, and other plants will be your allies as you find your way through a wonderful, macro-photographic world. From a gorgeous river to a spider nest or the deep recesses of a tree, Rayman Mini thrusts players into a rich, natural environment through exciting 48 levels."


"Spelldrifter combines the puzzle-like positional tactics of a turn-based RPG battle with the deep customizability and replayability of a collectible card game. The result: a hybrid, wherein players must juggle the resources at their disposal using both time and space".

For more Apple Arcade games check out these lists from Common Sense Media and IGN