Updated: Original list by Mark Brown, updated by Jupiter Hadley on March 22nd, 2021.

What the heck is AR (augmented reality)? Well, it's somewhere in the middle between virtual reality and boring old normal reality. We devised a list of some of the best AR games for the iPhone that'll help you escape that "normal reality".

Your phone shows you the real world, using the camera, but lays robots, Pokemon, information, dinosaurs, dog ears, and ghosts on top. Using AR, you can get a feel of being in the game - seeing the game itself overlayed on your actual surroundings in real life. 

What you get is a reality that's just a bit more interesting than reality.

We have been watching AR games grow, especially with a few contenders really showcasing what can be done with this tech, and have put together a list of the best AR games and apps for iOS for you to download right now.

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