How to Find and Play Multiplayer Games on Your iPad

To purchase iPad games you can either purchase them on your iPad through the App Store, or you can browse for apps on your computer’s iTunes Store. A quick tutorial on how to use the App Store is as follows:

You can Tap “Categories,” then Tap “Games” to browse the collection of iPad games. The App Store will provide sample screens as well as a developer provided description. You can tap the spot light to learn more.

You can browse the New & Noteworthy titles to see what new games have appeared.

The App Store provides a list of the top selling apps. Tap the “Top charts” button at the bottom of your iPad screen. Tap the Categories button in the menu bar and choose Games to see the bestselling titles as well as the most popular free games.

You can Tap the Search box in the upper-right corner and type in keywords for a specific type of game (“pin ball”) or game title (“Scrabble”). When you find a game that piques your interest, buying it just takes a couple taps on the price button.

To play an iPad game after you installed it; just tap the game icon on your iPad’s home screen. If you are new to this game and unfamiliar with the rules, most iPad games have a button in the opening screen with directions. This is often called “Info” or “How to Play.” Most popular games have a forum or website created by the developer or loyal fans providing tips, cheats, and directions on to play your game.

Multiplayer Games:

Many games allow for multiple players. You can play with someone on another iPad through Bluetooth or your wireless connections. Depending on your game, you will have to configure your Bluetooth settings or play over an internet connection. If you are playing with a friend over a Bluetooth connection, first make sure your Bluetooth connection is turned on both your iPads. The next step is to discover each person’s device. Have your friend make their iPad discoverable. Next you need to go to your iPad’s Bluetooth settings in your Settings panel. To do this on your go to your iPad’s homescreen, tap “Settings,” then tap “General,” and tap “Bluetooth” on the right hand panel. Look for your friend’s iPad and tap on it. Now pair the two devices.

Multiplayer games connected by an internet connection have their own protocols. Each game will have directions posted normally in the “Help” or “How to Play” sections.

You can find multiplayer games on your iPad by visiting the iPad store. Simply type “multiplayer” in the search bar.