Speed down a mountain and try to outrun an avalanche in Defiant Development’s endless distance game, Ski Safari. We also have a slick word processor, and an educational game that helps you practice your multiplication tables.

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iPhone:

My Artists ($2.99 → Free, 3.0 MB): Get closer to your favorite artists with this music player. The app allows you to play any music from your library, and then feeds you artist profiles, discographies, photos, and YouTube videos. You’re able to navigate the entire app using gestures. You can also discover new music via the built-in 8tracks stream.

My Artists is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 397 ratings.

War on Terror ($4.99 → Free, 36.0 MB): Save the world from the clutches of terrorism in this satirical strategy game based on the infamous board game. Your first objective is to try and secure only the best oil reserves, because the world doesn’t run on smiles and candy. Then fight and, awkwardly enough, fund terrorism to eradicate the greater threat posed by rogue empires. You can also form and break alliances to keep peace or start a war. The game includes an interactive world map with 49 territories, randomized oil distribution, and intelligent AI opponents.

War on Terror is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 20 ratings.

Universal:

MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined – Practice Multiplication ($0.99 → Free, 37.2 MB): Practice your multiplication tables from one to 20 with this educational game. Three of the four modes challenge you to solve problems as quickly and accurately as possible. The Pick ‘Em mode allows you to choose the tables you want to practice and solve problems without a time limit. The app includes multiple levels of difficulty, support for multiple profiles, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

MultiFlow: Times Tables Reimagined – Practice Multiplication is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 37 ratings.

The River Tests Pro ($0.99 → Free, 23.0 MB): A collection of river crossing puzzles which, according to the developer, are only solved by about 10% of the people who take them on. Each puzzle simply requires you to get all of the people across the river as quickly as possible, but each has a different set of rules you must adhere to in order to complete the task. The game includes eight puzzles, built-in checks to ensure you follow the rules, and leaderboards via Game Center.

The River Tests Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 68 ratings.

Ski Safari ($0.99 → Free, 43.7 MB): Speed down the side of a mountain and try to outrun the relentless avalanche in this endless distance game. Just tap to jump over rocks and other obstacles. Keep your finger on the screen to perform backflips, which will earn you a temporary boost and bonus points. If and when you crash, tap frantically on the screen to recover quickly. Hop onto the backs of animals and vehicles to earn special powers. The game includes five slopes to conquer, challenges to complete, all kinds of power-ups, and leaderboards via Game Center.

Ski Safari is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 20694 ratings.

Wisdom| ($1.99 → Free, 7.4 MB): This slick word processor allows you to capture your thoughts and share your wisdom. It includes five font styles, three sizes, and four themes to choose from. The custom keyboard also provides you with quick access to the many different header, list, and special character options. The app also includes undo and redo, search, Dropbox support, and the ability to manage files.

Wisdom| is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Car Crusher ($0.99 → Free, 74.6 MB): A physics-based puzzle game that has you crushing cars to earn cash. Set up the factory and position the different objects all around the screen to send the hanging car tumbling down into the crusher. Collect the money bags along the way to earn a perfect rating. The game includes four environments, 64 levels, a variety of objects to utilize, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Car Crusher is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 177 ratings.

iBlast Moki 2 HD ($4.99 → Free, 45.2 MB): The sequel to Godzilab’s award-winning physics-based puzzle game. Just like the original title, you’re required to get adorable Mokis from one end of the level to the other. This time around, however, you’re provided with a much larger array of tools to accomplish your task. The game includes six worlds, 90 levels, the ability to create and share your own levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

iBlast Moki 2 HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1929 ratings.

iPad:

Singing Nutcracker : Holiday Edition – feat. Santa Claus ($0.99 → Free, 97.3 MB): Get into the holiday spirit with this festive entertainment app. You’re able to choose from three characters: a traditional nutcracker, Santa Claus, or an elf. You can then interact with your chosen character by poking and feeding them, or you can have them sing one of the built-in tunes or you can play your own. The app includes five holiday tunes to choose from, four preset sounds, and the ability to record your own sound.

Singing Nutcracker : Holiday Edition – feat. Santa Claus is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

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