This Week’s Best Apps #12

A mega bestseller gets a blockbuster sequel, learn the origins of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, or dismember zombies in a port of a gi-normous console game, and much more in this week’s best brand new apps.

The Amazing Spider-Man: An Origin Story

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
Fun storybook from Marvel and Disney that retells the origins of everyone’s favorite web-slinger.

American History Timeline

for iPad
Price: FREE
Terrific history lesson in the form of an interactive timeline.

Another Monster at the End of This Book

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Sequel to the adorable, entertaining (and funny!) interactive children’s book, starring Grover and Elmo.

Assassin’s Creed Recollection

for iPad
Price: $2.99
Real-time board game set in the gazillion-selling Assassin’s Creed universe.

The Bard’s Tale

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $5.99
A full iOS port of the cheeky Xbox, PS2, and PC role-playing game.

The Beatles: The Ultimate Album-By-Album Guide

for iPad
Price: $9.99
Rolling Stone magazine presents this rich, interactive journey through the Beatles’ celebrated music career.

Book of Heroes

for iPhone
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
Fantasy RPG.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
A slick presentation highlights this polished port of the console game. Comes with 4x multiplayer and built-in voice chat, along with other extras.

Fishdom: Christmas Splash

for iPad
Price: FREE ($4.99 for full game unlock)
Holiday-themed variation of the popular match-3 game.

Harold at the North Pole

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
Interactive storybook for kids; sequel to the popular Harold and the Purple Crayon.

Infinity Blade II

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
Highly anticipated sequel to the acclaimed, bestselling RPG from Chair Entertainment.

Mr. Oops

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Quirky but simple puzzle game where you must help a disaster-prone stick figure avoid certain death.

Muppet Mail

for iPad
Price: $2.99
Promotional app for the new movie that lets you transform anyone you know into a Muppet, and send them a virtual greeting card.

Must-Have Recipes from Better Homes & Gardens

for iPhone
Price: $.99
500+ recipes in one app.

NCAA Sports

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Follow NCAA sports on the go, and even watch live games.

The Nightworld

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
Top-down RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world where it’s always night, and your objective is to find what you need to survive — even if you have to fight other survivors to get it.

Sparky vs. Glutters

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Zuma-style marble matching game.

Tetris

for iPhone
Price: $.99
Completely re-imagined and rebuilt-from-the-ground-up version of the classic puzzle game.

Van Gogh’s Dream

for iPad
Price: $9.99
Immersive interactive book all about the life and work of the master artist.

X Is for X-Ray

for iPad
Price: $7.99
The latest interactive book from the makers of Solar System and Gems and Jewels provides fascinating look at the insides of all sorts of everyday objects.

Zen Pinball

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE (w/ in-app purchases)
Gorgeous virtual pinball game with additional tables available to buy.

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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