This Week’s Best Apps #19

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Several big-name franchises get new entries in this week’s batch of new apps, along with some new twists on popular game types, and a cool new app for the Oscars.

And To Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street, by Dr. Seuss

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $2.99
Interactive version of Dr. Seuss’ very first children’s book, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Atlantis Quest

for iPad
Price: FREE ($4.99 to unlock full game)
Attractive match-3 game with 76 levels.

Baseball Superstars 2012

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Crazy popular sports team management game.

Dungeon Crawlers

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $1.99
A turn-based RPG with loads of depth and a witty sense of humor.

iMob 2

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Sequel to a popular “social MMO RPG” game.

Jurassic Park: The Game, Episode 3

for iPad 2
Price: $6.99
The third chapter of Telltale Games’ interactive movie. So high in quality it only runs on iPad 2.

NFL Flick Kicker HD

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Multiple football kicking game modes themed around Super Bowl XLVI, with eye-popping graphics.

Number Bonds

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $2.99
Teaching tool for young children to learn about the relationships between numbers.

Onyx

for iPad
Price: $2.99
Build color palettes intuitively.

Oscars

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Must-have annual app from the Academy Awards, this year featuring loads of interactive, behind-the-scenes video and other live content from the broadcast.

Paper Monsters

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Good-looking side-scroller game that uses an “everything’s made of paper” aesthetic.

Parking Simulator

for iPad
Price: $.99
It’s a game. Where you simulate parking. In a parking lot. That’s pretty much it.

PDF, DOC, XLS Reader HD

for iPad
Price: $.99
Easily view document files of virtually all kinds.

PGA Tour HD

for iPad
Price: FREE
Official companion app to the PGA Tour, with up-to-the-minute statistics and interactive content.

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space, Episode 1

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
The high price matches the quality of this madcap adventure series filled with wry commentary on pop culture.

Season Match HD

for iPad
Price: $2.99
Wildly popular match-3 game set in a colorful fantasy world.

Spirit of Wandering: The Legend

for iPad
Price: FREE ($4.99 to unlock full game)
Hidden object adventure game with detailed, high-res graphics.

Totally Amp’d

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE ($4.99 in-app purchase for full season)
A hybrid tweener music/sitcom made exclusively for iOS that includes 3 built-in “studios” for fans to personalize aspects of the show for themselves.

Viggle

for iPhone
Price: $.99
Earn real-world rewards for checking in to your favorite TV shows.

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