Combine your love of gaming and your encyclopedic knowledge of popular music with any of these terrific music games for your iPhone. From trivia challenges for a group, to rhythm games for one, we’ve got an outlet for you to express your musical and gaming skills. Most games feature authentic tracks from original artists, so you’ll love to listen as well as play. Bring these gems on your next solo bus trip or to your next block party; the possibilities are endless.
The best music games for the iPhone-2021
14 Jul 2021, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
The Dynamix app, the hardcore mobile music game is the first publishing game made by C4Cat.
This is the good music game for iPhone which introduces a new style of music game. Its triple-dropping track design provides a more rhythmical and varying play style. Player feel like composing the song during gameplay. The first release version of Dynamix includes more than 20 Hong Kong original songs.
- Enjoy listening to 20 Hong Kong original songs
- Rhythmical and varying play style
- Feel like composing the song during gameplay
Appearing at first to be a simplistic app, Dancing Line offers fast-paced gameplay and beautiful scenes. Tap your finger to the beat to turn your cube to dance to the music. Customize your skins and discover unique experiences with epic levels. Remember, this app gets you to feel the music, tap to the beat instead of getting caught up on the screen visuals.
- Test your reflexes to the rhythm and original background music.
- Multiple levels give an increase in difficulty, each with their own story and world
- This developer offers many music-based apps with high ratings.
VOEZ is a rhythm game with a role-playing feel, and it’s a must-have for fans of the famous Deemo and Cytus games. A dynamic visual experience, the game boasts a huge music collection, with new tracks monthly. Create an account for real-time play with other users anywhere in the world. Users can share their scores through social media. As you progress, you engage with the characters in their big dream to bring music to the world. The more you play, the more songs are unlocked, motivating you to perfect your rhythm game skills.
- Rhythm game
- Huge music collection
- Real-time play
- Share scores with social media
- More play unlocks songs
Are you ready to guess that song? Join the world’s largest music trivia community in competition to guess the tune. New music uploaded every day keeps you on your toes. Compete in party mode against hundreds of others in daily tournaments. Listen to real songs by all of your favorite artists from Selena Gomez to Drake. If you are good you can collect trophies and badges.
- Collect music and top hits from every decade from today back all the way to the 60’s!
- Compete in dozens of competitions in different genres, themes and categories.
- This app is updated every day
This is a highly addictive game in which you must populate an island with monsters. There are more than 100 monsters to choose from, and the great art work will only brings out their quirky characters. Each island has its own musical theme and must be decorated with structures of which there are dozens to choose from. Each monster will have a part to play in your musical symphony and each island you populate and decorate will have its own character. The developers of this game are constantly updating it with new features to keep it fresh and entertaining for the avid users.
- Choose from 100+ monsters
- Populate islands with musical themes
- Dozens of decorations and structures
- Beautiful audio effects and artwork
- Regular updates
This is a simple game wherein the user will be presented with a photograph and he or she must guess the music artist in the picture. Guesses can be made by picking out letters from a jumble of 16 letters given below each image. Users can play on their own or with friends. The game is easy to play but gets progressively challenging. There is no registration required and the developers add new levels with each update.
- Play solo or with friends
- Simple and addictive
- Progressively challenging
- No registration required
Forget your Grandmother’s trivia game, King of Pop Quiz Stone® Michael Jackson Edition is a fantastic MJ-themed trivia game. This game can be played by one player or with many players, so you can pass the time by yourself on the bus or bring the fun to your next party. Choose one of the four available gameplay modes and test your music trivia expertise. Compete for the title of uber fan, and show off how well you know the King of Pop. Categories include gossip, music, movies, and more. Users can win tokens, submit suggestions for future content, or get support right inside the app.
- Michael Jackson-themed game
- Single-player or multiplayer
- Four gameplay modes
- Fun categories
- Win tokens
Music Sparkles is a music education app that provides a virtual instrument collection right on your iPhone. The app features 14 instruments for you to play. Users can simply tap and play to create their own music. Tap to select drums, guitars, saxophone, pipe organ, and so many more. As you play, your music creates sparkles as feedback. Features include a selection of fun music looks for a customizable background and the download comes with xylophone, drums and vocal, with full features. Additional instruments are available with in-app purchases of $1.99, or get them all for $3.99. Music Sparkles app review
- Music education app
- Virtual instrument collection
- Tap to create your own music
- Gameplay creates sparkles
- Get additional instruments with in-app purchases
Rock Life - Guitar Band Revenge of Hero Rising Star features some of the most realistic virtual guitars on any mobile platform. The gameplay requires users to create and manage their own band, play concerts, record in studio, direct videos, and more. Users can play in real time, against real-life friends. The goal is to win money to finance your success, climb the charts, and compete for world music domination. Challenges include hiring band members, acquiring instruments and equipment, and earning money. Connect to Facebook and get your friends in your band. Expand your fanbase and get rich and turn your earnings into customized instruments. Rock Life app review
- Play against real people
- Play in real time
- Realistic guitars
- Build a band
- Compete for world music domination
Groove Coaster 2 is a must-have for rhythm game lovers. A completely original and innovative game, it’s obvious why it’s won so many awards. The game boasts more than 1200 stages and over 213 tracks. The music is second to none, and even includes exclusive original tracks from famous artists; new tracks are always being added. The interface includes an arcade mode, as well as multi-touch support, but users can use anything as an instrument for play. Drum on a table, clap your hands, anything goes to get the most varied and interactive response from the game. Play options include solo or multiplayer.
- Rhythm game
- Over 1200 stages
- Over 213 tracks
- Exclusive original tracks
- Use anything as an instrument