This Week’s Best Apps #6

Don’t be left out! Check out these 20 awesome apps just released in the last week.

Advena

for iPhone
Price: $.99
An anime art style compliments this “party play” action/RPG hybrid.

Bartleby’s Book of Buttons Vol. 2: The Button at the Bottom of the Sea

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $3.99
Charming, fully-featured storybook for kids, with activities and support for iOS 5 features like AirPlay and iCloud.

Cards

for iPhone
Price: FREE
New from Apple: create your own customized greeting cards, and Apple will print and send them through postal mail for you.

Carve-a-Pumpkin from Parents Magazine

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Carve your own virtual pumpkin.

Contract Killer: Zombies

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Wildly popular blood-soaked zombie shooter.

Distro

for iPad
Price: FREE
By popular tech blog Engadget, this one is a hand-crafted compilation of the blog’s best content every week, published in the rich format of a full-color, high quality magazine. Very, very cool.

Find My Friends

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
When you and your friends opt-in to this new service from Apple, you can quickly and easily locate them (via their Apple devices) wherever they are. Even includes Google Maps functionality to show you exact locations.

Fortress Under Siege

for iPad
Price: $.99
Medieval-themed tower defense game.

Haunted Domains

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $1.99 / $2.99
Halloween-themed time management game centered around spooky hotels.

IMDb Buzz

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Create a custom news feed that delivers entertainment news related to your interests.

iTunes Movie Trailers

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Slick new app for accessing movie trailers from trailers.apple.com, as well as local showtimes and online ticketing.

Mega Record +

for iPad
Price: $.99
Acclaimed audio recorder with extremely robust feature set and a beautiful interface.

The Oregon Trail

for iPad
Price: $.99
Side-scrolling, pioneer adventure game.

Real Racing 2

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $4.99 / $6.99
Gorgeous graphics highlight this real-world-style car racing game with both a solo campaign and multiplayer, and snazzy co-op play via AirPlay and multiple devices.

Saturday Night Live – The Game

for iPad
Price: FREE ($1.99 in-app purchase required to unlock full solo game)
Trivia party game that tests your knowledge of SNL‘s most popular skits.

Scribblenauts Remix

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $4.99
The celebrated Nintendo DS game comes to iOS for the first time. A brilliant sandbox game where you create anything simply by typing it, in order to solve various puzzles and problems. A must-have.

Sky Gamblers: Rise of Glory

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $4.99
World War I fighter pilot game. Includes up to 8-person multiplayer rounds.

Sough Ninja

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Shuriken throwing game. In the words of one reviewer, it’s “similar to Angry Birds but with more variety and strategy.”

Squids

for iPhone
Price: $.99
Cross between turn-based RPG and Angry Birds-style action. Set in a colorful, cartoonish underwater world.

Steambirds Survival

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
From the creators of Fruit Ninja comes this title set in an alternate universe’s WWII, where you’re tasked with holding off waves of outnumbering Axis aircraft.

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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