These are the best of the best free iPad games!

We've got the absolute best free iPad games here that play great on the big screen. In fact, for many folks these games will be a ton of fun on iPhone too. Whether you just picked up a new iPad or just looking for a cheap way to kill time, you're in luck!

It's worth keeping in mind that just about all of these free games employ in-app purchases of some kind or another. Many gamers would much rather pay a flat fee up-front, and for them we've got a few other round-ups of the best iPad games. We're also trying to avoid "lite" games, since you won't get a lot of replay value by only having the first couple of levels and being pestered to upgrade to buy the rest.

Don't be shy to sing out in the comments with your favorite free games for the iPad, and feel free to check out the other best iPad games we've rounded up. If you're ready to go, let's get started with our top ten free iPad games!

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