This Week’s Best Apps #19

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.

About Robin Parrish

Unathletic, uncoordinated tall man with endless creativity stampeding through his overactive brain. Comes with beard, wife, and two miniature humans. Novelist. General blogger and main Gaming Geek for ForeverGeek. Lead Blogger, Apple Gazette.

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