Updated: Original list by Jon Mundy, Updated by Jupiter Hadley on April 7th, 2021.

iPhone gaming appeals to a far broader crowd than the traditional consoles do. And that's largely down to accessibility.

While 12-button control pads tend to put off the uninitiated, anyone with a working finger can use a touchscreen.

Even within the field of iOS games, though, there are degrees of complexity. Put simply, they don't get any easier than the one-button game.

To many, one-button games represent the purest form of gaming. You don't have to worry about virtual D-pads; handset orientation; or even assorted swipes and prods. All you have is a single virtual command and some ingenious gameplay designed around that binary control system.

Here are ten of our favourite one-button games on iPhone, then. What are your favourites?