Sure there are smartphone games that are just as fun and addicting, but none is as gorgeous as this one. So gorgeous in fact, that it won Apple Game of the Year in 2014 and also won an Apple Design Award in the same year, so you'll definitely want to pick this up for your tablet or large-screen smartphone.
It's called Monument Valley, and the game is played in gorgeous 3-D worlds that were created in the style of M.C. Escher. In fact, it's so gorgeous that it encourages you to take pictures in the levels that you play.
There's also fantastic music to boot. You'll hear new notes and melodies with every new discovery and level that you play.
Your goal is to guide Princess Ida through numerous optical illusions and secret trails and paths, all while avoiding the raucous Crow People. You'll also discover a friendly helper along the way.
Don't get comfortable with your problem-solving skills. Just when you think you've gotten the hang of how the game works, it will change in the most fantastic ways!