Get behind the wheel of your own bumper car and bash your friends off course in GameHouse’s multiplayer party game, Bumper Basher. We also have an innovative educational game that will help your kids work on their math skills, and a weather app that soars.

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iPhone:

Detector Kit ($0.99 → Free, 5.2 MB): A novelty app that’s perfect for any occasion. Need to tell someone they have bad breath in a not so subtle way? Want to prove to your friends you’re not a zombie in disguise? Just whip out your Detector Kit and show them! The app comes with a variety of built-in detection types, or you can just create your own. Then tap the scan button and influence the meter by tilting your iDevice ever so slightly. Remember, novelty apps are all about how well you sell the effect.

Detector Kit is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Bubble Blitz ($1.99 → Free, 48.0 MB): Pop bubbles like there’s no tomorrow in this fast-paced matching game. Tap, drag, and release your finger to fire at the endless stream of connected bubbles. Break off large chunks of bubbles and string together combos to earn big points. You’re also able to unlock all kinds of insane power-ups to blow by your friends in the Game Center leaderboards.

Bubble Blitz is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 16 ratings.

Wish List – Manage Your Wish List ($0.99 → Free, 2.2 MB): Create and manage your own personal wish list with this productivity app. When adding an item to your wish list you can include all kinds of detailed information like the price, category, where to buy, and images. Your wish list can also be filtered, sorted, backed up, and shared via Facebook, Twitter, email, or SMS.

Wish List – Manage Your Wish List is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 19 ratings.

Soaring ($1.99 → Free, 14.6 MB): Soar through virtual skies with this weather app. It utilizes your GPS location and the current time to determine the location of the sun and moon in your virtual sky. Of course, it’s also able to display the time and weather conditions. The app includes 12-hour and 24-hour time display options, Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature options, and the ability to tweet about the weather from within the app.

Soaring is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 97 ratings.

Universal:

Sakura Quick Math ($1.99 → Free, 29.5 MB): This educational game offers kids an innovative and engaging way to work on their math skills. They’re able to choose from five different modes and three difficulty levels. They will then be presented with a series of math problems, and they must try to answer them as quickly and efficiently as possible. The neat thing is, your kids can just write their answers right on the screen since Sakura Quick Math features an advanced handwriting recognition engine.

Sakura Quick Math is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 106 ratings.

Skill Game ($2.99 → Free, 44.6 MB): Ready for a true game of skill? The objective is simple: connect all of the numbers in ascending order without touching the lines. The process of doing so, however, requires a deft hand and a little strategy. Make sure to utilize the viewfinder in the top left corner of the screen, otherwise you won’t stand a chance. The game includes an unlimited number of randomly generated levels, two modes, adaptive difficulty levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Skill Game is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 69 ratings.

iPad:

The Wizard of Oz Interactive Children’s Book ($0.99 → Free, 75.6 MB): This visually stunning storybook app allows your child to experience The Wizard of Oz as it was truly meant to be. They’re able to flip through 112 beautiful pages, which feature original text and illustrations. More than 25 of those pages are loaded with interactive items, allowing your child to tilt and touch the iPad to sink deeper into the world of Oz.

The Wizard of Oz Interactive Children’s Book is available for free today only (04/10). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Bubble Blitz HD ($2.99 → Free, 96.6 MB): Pop bubbles like there’s no tomorrow in this fast-paced matching game. Tap, drag, and release your finger to fire at the endless stream of connected bubbles. Break off large chunks of bubbles and string together combos to earn big points. You’re also able to unlock all kinds of insane power-ups to blow by your friends in the Game Center leaderboards.

Bubble Blitz HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 12 ratings.

Bumper Basher for iPad ($1.99 → Free, 32.2 MB): Bump and bash your friends — virtually, of course — in this multiplayer party game. It allows you to jump behind the wheel of your very own bumper car and compete against up to three of your friends in three different game modes on the same iPad. If you don’t have anyone to play with, don’t worry, you can compete against computer-controlled opponents instead. The game also allows you to customize each mode in a variety of ways.

Bumper Basher for iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

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