This Week’s Best Apps #8

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This week: 16 brand-spanking-new apps! Games, interactive books, music, a unique alarm clock, one of the most popular board games of all time comes to the iPad, and everybody’s favorite: zombies!

7 Billion

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
“Special report” digital magazine by National Geographic, exploring how the world is changing with the arrival of the 7 billionth human being.

Assassin’s Creed Multiplayer Rearmed

for iPhone
Price: FREE (w/ required in-app purchases)
Top-down take on the Assassin’s Creed franchise, focused on multiplayer.

Bloomberg TV

for iPad
Price: FREE
Watch live Bloomberg television, along with archived specials and interactive features.

Dawn of Magic

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Japanese-style RPG.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
A bit pricey, but cute interactive storybook app where you insert random words, Mad Libs-style.

Mission Alarm Clock

for iPhone
Price: FREE
Fun alarm clock with cool graphics.

Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $6.99
High quality first-person shooter that’s the closest thing to Modern Warfare 3 or Battlefield 3 you’ll find for iOS.

My Town 2

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
SimCity-style time management game.

Oscura

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $1.99
Lovely side-scrolling adventure with monochromatic aesthetic.

Redemption Cemetery: Curse of the Raven

for iPhone
Price: FREE (in-app purchase required to unlock full game)
Beautiful scavenger hunt adventure game.

Russian Dancing Men

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Unique, comedy-themed rhythm game featuring songs from YouTube’s “Weebl’s Stuff.”

TableTots

for iPad
Price: $1.99
Help your child learn sorting, counting, spelling, and math with this customizable education app.

Trivial Pursuit: Master Edition

for iPad
Price: $4.99
The popular board game comes to iPad.

UP Steam

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
Interactive guide to Union Pacific steam engines.

Wall of Sound

for iPhone & iPad
Price: FREE
“Unites music navigation and discovery with a tactile, visual and auditory experience,” according to iTunes.

Zombieville USA 2

for iPhone & iPad
Price: $.99
Sequel to the super popular side-scrolling, zombie-killing adventure. Simple controls, cartoony graphics. Supports iCloud syncing.

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