The iPad is everything everyone loves about iPhone gaming taken to the bigger screen. Thanks to the App Store, it's got hundreds of thousands of games from casual puzzlers to hard core first-person shooters. It's also got the iPad's incredibly powerful gaming hardware, up to and including the Apple A7 chipset offering full Open GL ES 3.0 support. That makes for fantastically immersive, detailed, and gorgeous gaming environments and game play.

But which of those hundreds of thousands of iPad games are worth your time, effort, and hard-earned money? Which iPad games are the absolute best?