This Week’s Best Apps #11

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It’s a good week to be a Charles Schulz fan, but you’ll have to click through to find out why. With 20+ more brand-new apps that you need to know about, too.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

 

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
Lavishly-featured interactive storybook version of the classic holiday cartoon.

Age of Zombies Anniversary

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
A new game starring Barry Steakfries, as he takes out zombies to defend civilization. An upgrade over past games due to high-def graphics.

Appetites’ Easy as Pie

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $4.99
Learn to make 20 homemade pies with step-by-step video tutorials.

AutoDesk ForceEffect

for iPad
Price: FREE
Engineering app for simulation and analyzing design concepts.

Battle Nations

 

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
Action/strategy multiplayer where you control forces at war in urban and wilderness environments.

Bullet Time

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
Post-apocalyptic action/shooter from a top-down perspective. 2 campaigns currently available, with more to come.

Etsy

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Attractive shopping app for the popular “homemade goods” online store.

Food52 Holiday Recipe & Survival Guide

for iPad
Price: $9.99
75+ recipe cookbook with video tutorials and lots of interactive features.

Fotopedia Japan

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Explore 1,000 photos of Japan, with interactive features.

Homerun Battle 2

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $4.99
Create your own customized ball player and take on all comers in this multiplayer battle royale for “best hitter” bragging rights.

InkNotes HD

for iPad
Price: $3.99
Sophisticated handwriting and sketching app.

Jimi Hendrix: The Complete Experience

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Learn everything there is to know about Hendrix, and enjoy his music. Robust interactive, multimedia app.

Jurassic Park: The Game – Episode 1

for iPad 2
Price: $6.99
Top-notch production values highlight this interactive adventure game that continues the story of the first movie.

Minecraft – Pocket Edition

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
The mega-popular mining-and-building indie PC game comes to iOS at last.

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove Collector’s Edition

for iPad
Price: $4.99
Classic, cinematic quality adventure game comes to iPad.

NFL Flick Quarterback

for iPad
Price: $4.99
Be the quarterback of your favorite team and make passes, dodge defenders, and throw trick shots.

The Oregon Trail: American Settlers

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
City management game based on one of the world’s oldest video games.

Snoopy’s Street Fair

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
Time management game for kids, with cool extra features like collectible Peanuts comic strips.

Starbucks Cup Magic

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Scan holiday cups at Starbucks to activate augmented reality cartoon characters.

Superman HD

for iPad
Price: $2.99
Side-scrolling game where you play in mid-air as Superman, using his powers to save the citizens of Metropolis.

Tap Tap Muppets

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Movie promotional app with six Muppety songs for you to tap out rhythms to.

Ticket to Ride – Pocket Edition

for iPhone
Price: $.99
Fun, German-style board game previously only available for iPad is now available in iPhone flavor.

XIII – Lost Identity

for iPad
Price: $5.99
No relation to the FPS, this version of XIII, again based on the French graphic novel, is an adventure game set in the world of covert ops.

Zombie Gunship

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99 (w/ in-app purchases)
The ever-present roving zombie horde is trying to eat the survivors of the apocalypse, and you are their only hope, as you sit in the gunner seat of an AC-130 and mow down zombies like ants.

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