Today’s Best Apps features the most promising releases from the last 24 hours. Thousands of apps get approved by Apple daily and we hand select what we think are the new potential gems that we’re considering for review each day.

Universal:

The Last Driver by Chillingo Ltd (Free, 30.8 MB): The Last Driver is an endless driving game for iOS. In this game, you must survive zombie hordes and try to survive for as long as possible. Your vehicle is loaded with all sorts of weapons to aid in your surivival. As you progress in the game, you will be able to upgrade your weapons and customize your vehicle.

Activision Anthology by Activision Publishing, Inc. (Free, 42.6 MB): The entire Activision 2600 catalog is now available on your iDevice. There are 45 fantastic retro titles for you to play including Pitfall, Kaboom, and River Raid. Each game in this app is presented with its box art and instruction manual. There is also Game Center support.

Time Geeks & Friends Premium by Ivanovich Games ($23, 31.7 MB): Find all of the hidden objects in this game before your opponents do. You can choose to play against friends or random opponents. There are over 300 challenges for you to complete.

Blast-A-Way by Illusion Labs ($38, 44.7 MB): Blast-A-Way is a 3-D physics puzzler for iOS. The objective of the game is to save helpless creatures by blasting your way through each stage. However, you will also have to manipulate portals, teleporters, color gates, and a lot more to complete a level.

Granny Smith by Mediocre AB ($8, 25.0 MB): Granny Smith loves her apples and it’s up to you to help her find even more. In this fast-paced platformer, you must control granny, make her skate through large cities and towns in search of the fruit. You can crash through windows and fly all over the place. There are 36 challenging levels in this game.

MiniGlider by Triniti Interactive Limited ($8, 84.9 MB): In this casual arcade game you must pull back a slingshot and keep yourself airborne for as long as possible. You must collect a jetpack, wings, and a glider to keep yourself in the air. There will also be obstacles and a UFO which you must avoid.

iPhone:

The Golden Years: Way Out West by Alawar Entertainment, Inc ($8, 119.9 MB): You must construct a city in this simulation game. The game puts you in charge of a western town where you will have to build accommodations, create production facilities, and turn the place into a metropolis. There are 45 challenging levels to play, with five story scenes, and 11 Wild West characters.

FireJumpers by Redblox Games ($1.99, 27.5 MB): FireJumpers is a real-time strategy game for the iPhone. The objective of the game is to command a team of ground units, helicopters, and water bombers. You will have to battle fires in places like Central Park, the Everglades, and more.

iPad:

Qwak HD by Mr Qwak Limited ($1.99, 11.5 MB): The classic Amiga title has been revived for the iPad. Collect all of the items in every stage, avoid obstacles, and push your skills to the limit in this game. There are over 70 engaging levels to play.

Bastion by Warner Bros. ($4.99, 540.3 MB): The award winning RPG game is now available on the iPad. The game’s story starts following an attack in your city. You are one of the few survivors left. The game features narration on every move you make, 40 lush hand painted environments, intuitive controls, and action packed combat.

Splice : Tree of Life by Cipher Prime Studios ($28, 95.0 MB): Splice is an experimental puzzle game for the iPad. The objective of the game is to rearrange a cell into a target structure. You will have a limited number of moves or splices to determine how the cell will react to the changes. You can resequence, mutate, and splice your way through this unique game.

That’s it for today. Did we miss anything?