In the past few years, we have covered plenty of awesome backgammon, chess, reversi, and checkers apps for iPhone and iPad here. Plenty of them have basic graphics but strong engines. If you care about how your favorite board game actually looks on your smartphone, you should give these 3D board game apps for iOS a look:
Real Chess 3D: one of the most beautiful chess apps we have tested. It lets you play against an AI with 4 levels. You can change the angle and position of the board to play how you like. You can customize board, pieces, and other settings.
AR Backgammon+: an augmented reality backgammon iPhone app with 3 difficulty levels. You can set the board anywhere to start playing the game.
AR Chess: an augmented reality chess app that puts a 3D chessboard in your view. It lets two players play on the same device. You can also play against the machine. This app uses ARKit.
3D Checkers: this 3D checkers game for iOS lets you play against another human or AI. You can also watch the computers play to learn the game. It comes with cool 3D models and customizable colors.
3D Othello: a neat game that lets you play Reversi against an AI on your smartphone or tablet.
Oware Master: a 3D mancala game for iPhone. It has step by step tutorials to teach you how to play the game in a few minutes. It lets you play an AI with 5 levels of difficulty. It supports simple gestures for zooming and adjusting angle.
Virtual Crokinole: this game comes with 3D graphics and realistic physics. It lets you play against AI with 3 difficulty levels. It also has a 2 player mode.
Have you found better looking board games for iOS? Please share them here.