The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable productivity suite, etc. However, we have a solution. Today’s Best Apps tackles this problem by providing you with a handpicked and tested list of apps that are truly worth your consideration each and everyday.

iPhone:

Space War TD by POLYCUBE Inc. (Free, 26.6 MB): Adopting a classic arcade-style of play, this tower defense game has you protecting a structure using a single stationary cannon rather than strategically placing automated artillery towers. As you defend the building, you’ll earn experience points to unlock new power-ups and modes, plus gain coins and energy cubes to enhance the weaponry. There are three modes with the primary difference being continuous or level-like gameplay.

Tower of Words by James Swiney (Free, 8.3 MB): The addition of Jenga-style play adds a fun new dimension of difficulty to this word game. Not only must you construct as many words as possible by tapping on letters, it’s necessary to remove them in a specific order as to not let the tower fall. If you happen to send letter blocks cascading into the water, the game isn’t over, although, you will be penalized. The game features a calm ocean theme and Game Center integration.

Word Mystic Seasons by Divya Surana (Free, 6.4 MB): Here’s a word game that stands out from the group by replacing the traditional match-3 chaining gameplay with a sliding puzzle-style mechanism. In each level, there’s a stack of three to six jumbled words of four to eight letters in length that are related. Your objective is to unscramble them by swiping up or down on the columns to move the letters to the proper rows in the least amount of actions. This seasons and holiday edition includes two free level packs, totaling 120 puzzles, and Game Center integration.

Universal:

Human-Bio by COG Ltd. (Free, 221.1 MB): Whether you’re in school or just curious, this educational app offers a good overview of human biology. Selectively explore the bodily systems with diagrams and interactive 3-D models as well as descriptions provided in layman’s terms.

iPad:

Word Mystic Seasons HD by Divya Surana (Free, 5.8 MB): Here’s a word game that stands out from the group by replacing the traditional match-3 chaining gameplay with a sliding puzzle-style mechanism. In each level, there’s a stack of three to six jumbled words of four to eight letters in length that are related. Your objective is to unscramble them by swiping up or down on the columns to move the letters to the proper rows in the least amount of actions. This seasons and holiday edition includes two free level packs, totaling 120 puzzles, and Game Center integration.

Word Mystic HD by Divya Surana (Free, 15.4 MB): Experience a word game that stands out from the group by replacing the traditional match-3 chaining gameplay with a sliding puzzle-style mechanism. In each level, there’s a stack of three to six jumbled words of four to eight letters in length that are related. Your objective is to unscramble them by swiping up or down on the columns to move the letters to the proper rows in the least amount of actions. The game features a progressive Play Levels mode with 400 total puzzles spanning four letter puzzle sizes, a Daily Puzzle mode with 12 fresh puzzles each day, and a Free Play mode where you select the specific details. In addition, there are Game Center leaderboards to climb and achievements to earn.